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JOAN WILE -- author of newly-published book,
GRANDMOTHERS AGAINST THE WAR: GETTING OFF OUR FANNIES AND STANDING UP FOR PEACE (Citadel Press, May 2008 -- available at amazon.com and in book stores), which is an account of her founding of the anti-war group, Grandmothers Against the War, who famously were arrested and jailed when they tried to enlist in the military at the Times Square recruitment center. She is a lyricist-composer-singer-musician for TV, cabaret, jingles, theatre,
recordings, concerts, movie film scores. Winner, ASCAP POPULAR AWARD, and WESTPORT-WESTON ARTS COUNCIL AWARD FOR MOST PROMISING NEW MUSICAL. Runner-up AMERICAN SONG FESTIVAL AWARD. She's had 5 musicals produced off- and off-off-Broadway. Joan has received numerous civic awards for her work with the grannies and is listed in Who's Who in America and all its various spin-offs. She is a grandmother of five.

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Hillary Clinton, From FlickrPhotos
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 21, 2015
Hillary's Vote for Iraq War Merely a "Mistake, Plain and Simple? A criticism of Hillary Clinton's flippant remark about her vote for the Iraq war
Anti-drone Activists Visit Cong. Charles Rangel, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 17, 2015
Congressman Charles Rangel Gives Support to Anti-Drone Activists a report on a meeting with Cong. Charles Rangel with a group of anti-drone activists at which he gave full support
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, August 14, 2014
Hillary and Bill Behind the Cameras Mid-August 2014 - a skit A skit aiming barbs at Hillary and Bill Clinton as they discuss her quest for the Presidency
Hillary Rodham Clinton, Chatham House Prize 2013 Winner, From ImagesAttr
(80 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, May 26, 2014
I'm a woman, a Democrat, and I don't support Hillary my objections to Hillary as President
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 12, 2013
New York City to be Anti-War Bastion under Bill de Blasio Anti-war activist author observed de Blasio administration principals participating in anti-war actions
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 14, 2013
The Dilemma (Ode to Elliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner) an ode to Elliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, April 6, 2013
The No Drones Explosion New York City peace grannies protest killer drones at Rockefeller Center April 3
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 23, 2012
Mitt, You Just Won't Do! a poem explaining why Mitt won't be elected
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The 47% Responds A poem in response to Mitt's speech in which he said he didn't care about 47% of the public.
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Hurrah! We Did It! Protests, Petitions, Articles, Letters Got NBC to Cancel Deplorable War is a Game Show How the peace movement got together and forced NBC to cancel abominable new "reality" show, "Stars Earn Stripes" depicting war as fun and games/
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, August 18, 2012
Warning -- the Disaster Duo a poem warning of a Romney presidency
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Peace Grannies Moms, and Vets Diss NBC's New Reality Rah Rah War Show,"Stars Earn Stripes" a report of the protest at NBC held Aug. 13 by NY peace groups opposing new reality show, "Stars Earn Stripes "
(14 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, June 16, 2012
My Illegal Abortion a description of my illegal abortion in 1948 when I was 17 years old and a plea to women to fight for their reproductive rights.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 3, 2012
The Tragic Flaw of John Edwards a grandmother's appraisal of John Edwards
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Voters -- Danger Ahead! a poem about the Republican presidential candidates
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Vinie Burrows: Legendary Black Actress -- Dynamic Peace and Equal Rights Activist A profile of great actress-activist Vinie Burrows
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 25, 2012
The Four Stooges -- Mitt, Rick, Newt and Ron a satirical poem about the four Republican candidates for President --Romney, Gingrich, Santorum and Paul
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, December 10, 2011
I AM JUST A NINETY-NINE (song lyric) a song lyric lamenting the life of a 99 percenter
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 21, 2011
Down But Far From Out -- Zucotti Park After The Police Raid An account of my visit to Zucotti Park after the police raid of last Tuesday early morning.
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, November 5, 2011
Discouraged About Today's Youth? Fuggedaboudit! A Granny Visits An Occupy Wall Street Direct Action Meeting! A grandmother is impressed with the young people behind Occupy Wall Street

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