SUN Viewpoint: Too many candidates will get a free ride

Image Credits: Sun Coast Media Grouphttps://www.yoursun.com/ SOURCE: CHARLOTTE SUN – MAY 10, 2020 OUR POSITION: While there is still time to qualify before the June 12 deadline, there are way too many political office holders who will have no opposition this November. The plethora of candidates for office who are set to sail through the election without…

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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…

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Winning the Messaging War

Image Credits: Seattle Times Submitted by: Catherine Baxter 6/2/2020 In my recent interview of Linda Richardson, a former Republican and current phone bank volunteer, she mentioned a book she had read. “The Little Blue Book”, By George Lakoff and Elisabeth Wehling is about how to frame our political dialogue. We seem to be losing the…

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DWC names 2020 Scholarship Recipients

Submitted by: Kay Blue on 6/3/2020 The Democratic Women’s Club of Charlotte County is excited to announce the winners of its annual Betty Gissendanner Scholarship awards. This year’s $1000 recipient is Annamaria Belevitch of Port Charlotte High School. Annamaria was the president of her school’s Model United Nations Team and plans to attend Columbia University…

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DATA CAPTAIN URGENTLY NEEDED!

Submitted by: Catherine Baxter on 5/30/20 Charlotte County Dems. Data Captain(s) Needed Now! We are a committed group of Democrats who want this president out of office.  Are you on our side? Willing to help?  Have a few hours a week? Comfortable with technology and statistics? We are in CRITICAL NEED of a data administrator,…

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Trump, the GOP and Seniors: Red Lights Are Flashing

Image Credits : Gamewell Submitted by: Linda Porterfield 5/28/20 Pay attention Florida. In Davos Switzerland at the World Economic Summit, Trump suggested he is willing to consider cuts to safety net programs such as social security and Medicare if he wins a second term (New York Times, 1/2020). Shortly after that, COVID-19 began its insidious…

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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…

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