What has Joe Biden and team been up to this week?

Joe did interviews with CNN’s Anderson Cooper and MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell where he discussed the killing of Jacon Blake and condemned violence. And, he called out Trump for purposely sowing discord and chaos for political gain.  Joe released a statement on Donald Trump’s America, and how the images of violence are not from “Joe Biden’s America,” but…

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An Economic Fairy Tale

By Denise Candea, Charlotte County Dems writer We faced a bleak economic future when Obama took office in 2009.  Banks were failing and markets were in free fall. Although the Republican-led Congress effectively stonewalled him during all but the first two years of his administration, Obama did a masterful job moving the economy forward. Unemployment,…

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Police reform – it’s complicated

By Denise Candea, Charlotte County Dems writer The Contours of Atlanta’s Policing Debate, by George Chidi in The Intercept, August 17, discusses the complexities of public safety, police reform, and the need to involve all the stakeholders in decision making. There is an important message for White people in the article. Paraphrasing Aaron Burr from…

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Influenced by Warrior Women

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a Charlotte County Dems Profile  series, Influencers, by Linda Conklin,  a Charlotte County Dems writer. Nancy Razvoza, Vice-Chair of the Charlotte County Democrats (CC Dems), says she is a Democrat because she cares about people, society, our environment, and much more. Her activism in many passionate causes led…

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Reimagining America Part 5

Editor’s note:  This is the 5th of a series, Reimagining America.  Click here to read Part 1,  Part 2,  Part 3,  Part 4. By Denise Candea, Charlotte County Dems writer Once upon a time, in late 2019 and early 2020 BC (Before COVID), during seemingly never ending Democratic primary debates, Joseph R. Biden Jr. faced…

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ICYMI: Joe Biden’s acceptance speech

ICYMI is an acronym for In Case You Missed It. You shouldn’t have, because our Democratic presidential candidate delivered his most powerful and effective speech of his career, concluding our very successful convention. Watch his introductory biopic here. Vote the Democratic ticket on November 3rd for the change America desperately needs. The Honorable Joe BidenDemocratic…

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Save our Post Office!

Image by F. Muhammad from Pixabay By Denise Candea, Charlotte County Dems writer Contact your Senators and Congressman now. It only takes a minute. The United States Postal Service (USPS) is under attack by its own administration. Just as the country is about to embark on an election when vote-by-mail (VBM) is the only safe option for…

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John Lewis’ final essay

While my time here has now come to an end, I want you to know that in the last days and hours of my life you inspired me. You filled me with hope about the next chapter of the great American story when you used your power to make a difference in our society. Millions…

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Kamala Harris is “for the people”

By Denise Candea, Charlotte County Dems writer On Tuesday, many Democrats across the country heaved a collective sigh of relief when Joe Biden announced his excellent VP choice: Kamala D. Harris (D-CA). The first Black woman and the first South Asian woman on a major party ticket is a truly historic moment. The constituencies that…

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Unbelievable!

In extraordinary comments to Fox News, President Trump said he is trying to prevent the U.S. Postal Service from delivering millions of mail-in ballots to voters by holding up $25 billion in emergency funding for the agency. “They need that money in order to make the post office work, so it can take all of these millions…

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