Monthly Archives: March 2012

Letter to the Supreme Court

Dear Honorable Chief Justices – Last year when the Supreme Court ruled in favor of corporate personhood allowing the formation of SuperPACs, I must admit I was disappointed.  Yet, in the current argument against the Healthcare Reform, it certainly is … Continue reading

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WDSD I

Before the Superbowl there was the NFL championship games.  While functionally the same, it was a whole new level when it became the Superbowl.  That is what the UN did with WDSD.  So, to me, that was WDSD I, with many more Roman numerals … Continue reading

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World Down Syndrome Day

Dear UN – Thank you for making 3/21/2012 such a wonderful and memorable day!  When the common person comes to your collective deeper understanding, then humanity has been elevated.

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Letter to the author

Dear Colleen I found your article on the r word insensitive. From the first sentence you show you do not have a very close connection to someone who would be given such a hurtful title. I knew nothing of Down … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with a wrongful suit.

I have to admit that I am a bit hesitant to jump in the snake pit that is the discussion around the Wrongful Birth lawsuit that just concluded with a $2.9M verdict in Oregon.  The parents stated they would have … Continue reading

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A note to the local media: the most important thing you could do this March 21st

Hello – I wanted to send you a quick note asking you to take some time covering the first UN sanctioned World Down syndrome day on March 21st, 2012.  There is a civil rights movement going on for people with … Continue reading

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On the irony of a generation

If each of us (my daughter and I) were born one generation ago, I might have been cajoled into giving my daughter up to an institution for the better of society.  Just one generation later and I am being cajoled … Continue reading

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