Rick Scott and Marco Rubio: How each are handling the impeachment

See this enlighting yet disturbing analyssis of Florida’s Senators approach to their responsibilities in the Trump impeachment trial.  (Commentary by Charlotte County Democrats) SOURCE:  tampabay.com-2020 0129 By Alex Daugherty Published Jan. 29 Sen. Marco Rubio may be avoiding the spotlight during President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial — refusing to answer questions even as Republican colleagues…

New Film Depicts Atrocity of US Child Detention

Port Charlotte, FL –The premiere of “Witness at Tornillo,” a 62-minute documentary by Carbon Trace Productions about one man’s unlikely quest in 2018 to force the shutdown of the infamous Tornillo, Texas detention center, will be Thursday, December 05, 2019, 7:30 pm, Regal Town Center Stadium 16, 1441 Tamiami Trail, Unit 701, Port Charlotte, Florida,…

Democrats Ready for Battleground Victories

Tuesday’s sweeping victories in Virginia to regain control of that commonwealth’s House, Senate and Governorship prove Democrats are prepared to restore civility to the American political landscape. Even in the deep-red state of Kentucky, Trump’s “Mini-Me” toady,  incumbent Governor Matt Bevin couldn’t leverage visits by the President or Vice President to retain enough of Trump’s…

FL Dems 2019 Convention Defines Electoral Victory Pathway

More than 20 Charlotte County Democrats attended the 2019 Democratic Party Convention in Orlando this past weekend. Grass-roots activists, party leaders, and elected officials convened for intense strategy sessions, adoption of resolutions, and one significant rules change.  The 2019 Convention helped Florida Democrats define our strategy for 2020 electoral victories.     The three-day session…

Forum Tuesday: The Phosphate Factor in Red Tide

The Phosphate Factor in Red Tide: Why the Gulf Coast Gets Red Tide, and the East Coast (mostly) Doesn’t. TUESDAY, MAY 14 @ 7:00PM   Andy Mele serves as the Suncoast Waterkeeper, monitoring an area in Southwest Florida that includes the coastal areas of Manatee, Sarasota, and Northern Charlotte Counties. That position establishes him as…