Voices

Our Members’ Commentary, Activities, and Opinions At Large

TheResistance&Me: Race, Police, Education and Lies – The New Right-Wing Culture War

This is the story of how our inability to confront our racist history is fueling a right-wing misinformation campaign against ...
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From the Desk of John Bouvier: Southampton’s Energy Future is Bright

Southampton’s Energy Future is Bright - Energy initiatives for a Sustainable Southampton The Town of Southampton is the first municipality ...
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From the Desk of Mike Anthony: Police Reform – Southampton Democrats are the “Gold Star”

Is it possible to accomplish police reform satisfactory to all stakeholders? Thanks to the leadership of Jay Schneiderman and the ...
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SouthamptonPress: East Vs. West

There seems to be a great deal of momentum building behind the movement to close East Hampton Airport. Without commenting ...
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Our Candidate for SH Highway Superintendent – Tom Neely: No One Listened to Dan

I’m Tom Neely and I’m running for Southampton Town Highway Superintendent. Many years ago, Dan Rattiner of Dan’s Papers wrote ...
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Our Candidate for Town Trustee – Will Peckham: Wading Right In

My name is Will Peckham and I’m running for Town Trustee to protect and enhance our local Blue Infrastructure.  Building ...
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TheResistance&Me: Governor Zeldin?

I have learned a great deal about Lee Zeldin over the last few years. While my journey as an activist ...
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From the Desk of George Lynch: There’s More Than One Way To Skin A Crow

WE HAVE A RANGE OF CHOICES FOR DEALING WITH THE FILIBUSTER.  WHY DOESN’T JOE MANCHIN GET THIS? “A relic of ...
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From the Desk of Dick Sheehan: Is It True?

Is it true ? Truth is that which is true in accordance with facts or reality. Trust on the other ...
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RiverheadLocal: Where was Zeldin’s outrage all along?

It is interesting to watch Congressman Lee Zeldin call out Andrew Cuomo, to seek Cuomo’s resignation and to subsequently pursue ...
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TheResistance&Me: Lessons from a Vaccine Appointment Volunteer

Ever since I scheduled COVID vaccine appointments for my family in January, I have been worrying about people who need ...
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From the Desk of George Lynch: Local Matters Matter

We’re The Southampton Democrats And We’ll Tell You Things You Won’t Hear Anywhere Else. Like what?  Like Local Matters.  That’s ...
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SouthamptonPress: Zeldin And MTG

As the old saying goes: “Ignorance is bliss.” Marjorie Taylor Greene, or “MTG,” says American dollars should not go to ...
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TheResistance&Me: Grania Brolin- One of a Kind

On January 20th, the Southampton Town Democratic Committee (SHDems) and the JP Spata Southampton Democratic Club created a virtual Gala ...
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PeconicLandTrust Blog: Getting to Know West Robins Oyster Co.

In 2017, the Trust began administering a cost-share grant program on behalf of New York State Department of Agriculture and ...
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From the Desk of Robin L. Long: Heal by Remembrance, Heal by Action, Heal by Hope

Heal by Remembrance, Heal by Action, Heal by Hope. The spineless and cowardly Republicans who aided and abetted our twice ...
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SouthamptonPress: The Real Harm

Your recent story on Alex Gregor’s graceless exit from our political scene [“Without A Clear Party Line To Run On, ...
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SouthamptonPress: Zeldin Fails Again

Our 1st District U.S. representative, Lee Zeldin, fails again. On February 4, 11 Republican members of the House of Representatives ...
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SouthamptonPress: In A Small Town

It has just now been my privilege to have one of those great community experiences that we sometimes have in ...
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SouthamptonPress: An Easy One

Sometimes there’s a question so simple that it doesn’t take a lot of work to get to the answer. As ...
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TheResistance&Me: Mike Anthony – True Blue Democrat

This week's blog is a fascinating conversation with a Democratic Party powerhouse who is retiring.  "Whereas last week I focused ...
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TheEastHamptonStar: Harris a First Among Firsts

Perhaps the most remarkable thing about Kamala Harris becoming the first woman vice president in United States history is that ...
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TheResistance&Me: Complicity

One way or another, Donald Trump will face a reckoning for his part in the mob attack on the Capital ...
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SouthamptonPress: Before And After

On the campaign trail in 2016, Donald Trump frequently resorted to verse to make his xenophobic case against immigrants and ...
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SouthamptonPress: No Fraud Was Found

Phil Keith nailed it in his recent Mostly Right column [“A Conspiracy Of Dunces,” Opinion, January 7]. To generalize from ...
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