With the New York Democratic primaries coming up in a couple weeks, it’s perhaps high time I make a reference to my favorite Wednesday night diversion here in Ithaca: Drinking Liberally at Felicia’s Atomic Lounge.
Besides just giving local progressives a place to vent about the Republican misdeeds since 2000 (and even before), Drinking Liberally gives us a chance to speak to our base, on sane family values, equitable social policies, and just foreign policies. And some in the regular group are doing more than just talking – Maura has an overwhelming number of committments on bringing progressive views into discussions on world affairs, and Roger is working on his small nonprofit organization called Honest Insight USA. The Honest Insight plan is simple – bring together business advertising with insightful information to empower the public and hold government accountable for its actions. They do this with nothing more than radio and newspaper adds, and in recent months, they’ve also started running columns in the Ithaca Pennysaver.
So stop on by, sometime around 6:30-7ish on Wednesday, at Felicia’s on W. State St.