Florida Leadership Fires Truth-teller: Data Scientist Now Has Own COVID-19 Site

Image Credits : Stephanie Klein, Speedbump Source: Washington Post By: Marisa Iati on June 13, 2020   Tension built for days between Florida Department of Health supervisors and the department’s geographic information systems manager before officials showed her the door, she says, permanently pulling her off the coronavirus dashboard that she operated for weeks. Managers…

Picture of Black Lives Matter march held in Punta Gorda on June 5. Image provided by Carson McNamara.

Black Lives Matter March returns to Punta Gorda

Black Lives Matter marchers peacefully protest the murder of George Floyd and racial injustice in a march held on June 5 in Punta Gorda. Image provided by Carson McNamara.   Last Friday, about 1000 people peacefully marched in Punta Gorda to demand justice for victims of racial injustice and police brutality. The marchers were diverse…

ACLU: A Protestor’s Guide

This week, protests are continuing across the country in response to the tragic death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police – and as further killings by law enforcement occur, including the murders of David McAtee in Louisville, KY and Tony McDade in Tallahassee, FL. Activists like you are taking to the streets…

Black Lives Matter Isn’t Just a Saying; It’s a Reality

Charlotte County Democratic Party Chair Teresa Jenkins releases statement on the murder of George Floyd CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FLORIDA — In response to the murder of George Floyd, Charlotte County Democratic Party Chair Teresa Jenkins released the following statement: “The death of George Floyd is an unspeakable tragedy and a failure of our system of justice. His death…

Memorial Day Message from the CCDEC Chair

  Each year, we celebrate Memorial Day to honor the memories of those who have given their lives in service to our country. We must support and fight for our veterans every day to make sure they have access to health care, job training, education and every opportunity to succeed. It is absolutely critical that…

Time to Set The Record Straight (Again)

The USA is in the throes of a deadly pandemic and in the midst of all of the there is a lot of confusion about what we should and shouldn’t be doing. The Nation looks to leadership to point the way to safety and recovery. Unfortunately our leader has been touting a disproven treatment/Preventative for…

Professor Mel Goodman Addresses Charlotte Dems

On May 4, the Charlotte County Democratic Executive Committee hosted a Zoom conference with Professor Melvin (Mel) Goodman, author of American Carnage: The Wars of Donald Trump; professor at the National War College and Johns Hopkins University; and senior fellow at the Center for International Policy. Over 50 members and guests were in attendance. Professor Goodman addressed the damage…

IN 2020 RUN FOR OFFICE EVERYWHERE

NOTE FROM CHARLOTTEDEMS.COM We need Democratic candidates to run for local offices in Charlotte County to provide our community with choices. Charlotte County is served by virtually all Republican elected officials.  We have One-party rule, and like it or not, that party is led by Donald Trump. The majority of registered voters 55%, is split…

FL Unemployment Fails Workers… 250,000+ Rejected to Re-Apply

NOTE FROM CHARLOTTEDEMS.COM:  May 1st, May Day is traditionally an international celebration of labor rights – a time to recognize the plight of working families in our community, our country and around the world. But Florida workers impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic have little to celebrate. Congresswoman Kathy Castor (D-FL), who represents Tampa, is…