Joe Biden’s vision for health care

by Fran Dance, Charlotte County Dems On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, with Vice President Biden standing by his side. Because of Obamacare, over 100 million people no longer worry that an insurance company will deny coverage or charge higher premiums just because they have a pre-existing condition – whether cancer or…

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LETTER: It’s easy, safe to cast a vote by mail

Editor’s note: Jane Merriam, Charlotte County Dems secretary, tells Charlotte Sun readers the truth about voting by mail in her letter to the editor. Read her letter: In the last election, did you know that President Trump, Mrs. Trump, Vice President Pence, Mrs. Pence, Ivanka Trump, and Jared Kushner all voted by mail? Now the…

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The truth about antifa

Image Credit: Indivisible Submitted by: Teresa Jenkins on 6/28/2020 How convenient for conservative politicians and news outlets to rant that the recent Black Lives Matter protests are led by antifa when in fact they are led by multiracial and multigenerational crowds seeking a reckoning with systemic problems of racism and policing. There is no organization…

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Joe Biden’s Vision for American Leadership

Meeting the Challenges of the 21st Century Joe Biden will advance the security, prosperity, and values of the United States by taking immediate steps to renew our own democracy and alliances, protect our economic future, and once more place America at the head of the table, leading the world to address the most urgent global…

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Charlotte area police meet with the Black community

Image Credits: Charlotte Sun, by Sean Porter The two local Black Lives Matter marches achieved a major milestone when Charlotte County law enforcement met with Black community leaders to discuss accountability and law enforcement policy. Read about the meeting in the Charlotte Sun. Also read about Charlotte Dems support for Black Lives Matter Young activists…

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Pulling the Strings of Justice

U. S. Attorney General William Barr acts like President Trump’s puppet. Image credits: Bilder von Raphael Köhler und Christian Fuchs angefertigt / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0 Submitted by: Linda Porterfield, Charlotte Dems writer He has stacked the courts, sanitized the justice department of objectivity, sent inspectors general packing, attacked peaceful protesters practicing their constitutional rights, and…

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Trump, GOP are lying about Vote By Mail

Image from Daily Kos (dailykos.com) By Denise Candea, Charlotte Dems writer “They had levels of voting that if you ever agreed to it, you’d never have a Republican elected in this country again”, Donald Trump, “Fox and Friends”, March 30, 2020 White men of means have been suppressing the vote before the ink was dry…

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Trump is on the Wrong Side of Everything

Image Credits : The New Yorker Submitted by: Denise Candea Donald Trump is the guy on the wrong side of every issue. Even as he lies, distorts, threatens and belittles, he manages to hold onto 90% of Republicans by playing to their fears; that is, until COVID-19 and the racist police murders. He now seems…

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A Woman’s Experience With Racism

Image Credits : Secretary of Charlotte County Democrats Submitted by: Jane Merriam By Jane Merriam, Secretary of Charlotte County Democrats on June 22, 2020 I grew up in Birmingham, Alabama in the 1950s where Jim Crow laws were strictly enforced. My first memory of racism was getting on a bus with our maid. She paid…

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Calling All Democrats!

 Caption: A girl calls her friends to Vote By Mail. Image courtesy https://www.freeimages.com By Linda DeMeritt, Precinct Captain Coordinating Committee chair Our voter outreach meets challenges, thanks to you! Thanks and congratulations to all of our Precinct Captains and Volunteers! As of mid-June, we finished calling Cold Democrats, which means we have now completed the…

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Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom

Image Credits : Yinan Chen Submitted by: Teresa Jenkins A timely message from Teresa Jenkins, Chair, Democratic Party of Charlotte County: Juneteenth, (“June” plus “nineteenth”) sometimes called “Jubilee,” indicates the year of freedom from enslavement, or even more simply “Freedom Day.” It is also referred to Black Independence Day. It was June 19, 1865 when…

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