Month: September 2019

Florida, Florida, Florida

  by Larry Kuranowicz, Voter Outreach Looking back at the fateful words of the late Tim Russert, on a night in 2000 when many of us went to bed thinking Al Gore was going to be the next President, only to wake and find out it was not to be. Once again in 2020, Florida …

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Nikki Fried seeks meeting on rules for restoring rights

Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, the lone Democrat on the state Executive Board of Clemency, called Friday for Gov. Ron DeSantis to schedule a meeting next month to discuss changing rules that govern the state’s process of restoring felons’ civil rights. “There are more than 100,000 disenfranchised Floridians with open, pending application for full restoration of civil rights,” Fried …

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In Light of News that the NRA was a “Russian Foreign Asset” in 2016 Elections, FDP Calls on Trump and FL Republicans to Donate NRA Money to Charity

President Trump and Florida Republicans must return the money or be seen as complicit in supporting Russian agents interfering with US Democratic elections. Tallahassee, Fl. –– In a detailed report presented by Senator Ron Wyden and the Senate Finance Committee, the National Rifle Association acted as a foreign asset of Russia during the 2016 election. In light …

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Charlotte Co. Democrats prominent in Climate Strike

Alexis Loukota is the vice president of the Youth Democratic Committee for Charlotte County. Asked why people might object to climate change policies, she said, “It’s nice to live in ignorant bliss.” “You don’t know how heartening it was to me to see all the young kids out here,” said Nancy Razvoza, president of the …

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Keep Charlotte Beautiful Beach and Land Clean-up Saturday

by Phyllis Wojcik, Charlotte County Democratic Environmental Caucus Chair The Charlotte County Democratic Environmental Caucus invites you and  friends to join us on Saturday September 21, 2019 to clean-up the beaches and land area surrounding the beaches. There are a couple of locations to choose from where you can find us. Punta Gorda- Lashley Marina …

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Students strike to protest global climate change

by Victor Coscia “Why spend the time going to school to learn if there will no planet left for us to live on when we get out?” This is a quote from Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old from Stockholm Sweden who walked out of classes several years ago to protest climate change. She was later joined …

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Florida Democratic Party Rolls Out Game-Changing Technology

SO YOU WANT TO RUN FOR OFFICE The Florida Democratic Party is dedicated to electing Democrats to serve at all levels of office. Municipal and local elections present a unique opportunity for Democrats and Party has seen an increase in Democrats winning local elections throughout the state. We recognize that organizing around local elections would …

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Dire times motivate visitors to Charlotte Dems

What motivated three visitors to attend a recent Charlotte Dems general meeting? They are appalled about where the US is heading and they want to make a change. “I’m not an ‘in-your-face’ kind of guy, but I know the difference between right and wrong”, said John Sauceba. Accompanying John was his wife, Linda. “We have …

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CC Democratic Club reschedules Labor Day Picnic

CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CLUB IS HAVING A LABOR DAY REDO Date: Saturday, September 28th Time: 1:00 to 4:00 P.M. Where: Democratic Club Headquarters Sunnydell Plaza 3596 Tamiami Trail, Pt. Charlott Cost: $15…$10 if you’re under 18 Food: Grilled Hamburgers & Brats, Salad Beverages & More Come on out. Bring Family & family and friends and …

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