On January 18—Let’s March!

On January 18, women and men will once again take to the streets to protest many of the policies of this administration. The Women’s March will also kick off a crucial election year. We’ve seen the polls and listened to the pundits who say that this election will be decided by young voters, centrists and…

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Season’s Greetings and Happy Blue Year!

  “Tis the season for joy and fellowship. The Charlotte County Democratic Party is happy to welcome new members and new voters who will be casting their ballots in 2020. It is an honor serving as your DEC Chair. I thank you for your personal commitment to progressive change and for your investment of time…

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‘Loyalty to Party Must Yield to a Higher Obligation’

Opinion Steny Hoyer: I Understand Party Loyalty. I’ve Never Seen Anything Like This. Republicans of courage and conscience ought to join the Democrats who cast their votes for impeachment. By Steny H. Hoyer Mr. Hoyer is the majority leader of the United States House of Representatives, from Maryland’s Fifth Congressional District. Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/18/opinion/steny-hoyer-trump-impeachment.html? By Steny H. Hoyer…

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Hundreds Rally for Democracy in Punta Gorda

A peaceful and patriotic crowd of local citizens voiced their support for America’s only constitutional remedy for a lawless president: impeachment. As witnessed in plain sight, President Donald J. Trump leveraged American taxpayer dollars to coerce and intimidate the new leader of Ukraine, a foreign ally desperate for US military aid, in an effort to…

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Prof. Mark Paul addresses Green New Deal in Charlotte County

Professor Mark Paul, assistant professor of economics and environmental studies, New College of Florida, informed Charlotte County Democrats on December 10 that he “was particularly drawn to work with the Green New Deal because it addresses the two largest crisis that Americans face today: climate change and inequality. It recognizes that the two crises are inextricably linked and we…

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Florida officially joins national voter database network

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida officials announced Wednesday that the state’s voter registration rolls are now linked to a national database that could help elections officials detect possible fraud — or spot multiple voter registration files across state lines. Gov. Ron DeSantis had previously announced his state’s intent to join the national network known as…

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House Democrats Have Passed Nearly 400 Bills

The president calls the House majority “Do Nothing Democrats.” He may want to look to the Republican-controlled Senate instead. House Democrats have been passing bills at a rapid clip; as of November 15, the House has passed nearly 400 bills. By clicking on the video below you’ll see and hear House Speaker Pelosi outline many…

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Tax Rates Since 1950

The combined tax rates 0ver the past 68 years. Interesting to note that: 1- The tax rate at the 99 percentile and lower remains mostly flat with only marginal fluctuation. 2- When the tax rate on the wealthy were highest the economy was humming and really working for everyone and the rich people were still…

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