If you Vote-by-Mail, read this!

This article is the step-by-step process for voting by mail (VBM). This video is the step-by-step process for filling out the VBM ballot. This Florida Politico article shows what may happen if the above steps are not followed carefully! “More than 35,500 vote-by-mail ballots didn’t count in Florida’s recent primary, rejected because of missed deadlines or technical flaws.”…

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The problems Judge Barrett poses

By David Leonhardt, of the NY Times, October 13, 2020 The opening day of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing showed the very different problems that her nomination creates for each political party. For Democrats, the problem is one of political power. So long as at least 50 of the 53 Republican senators favor her confirmation…

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The New York Times endorses Biden

The former vice president is the leader our nation needs now. By the New York Times Editorial Board, October 7, 2020 Joe Biden has vowed to be a president for all Americans, even those who do not support him. In previous elections, such a promise might have sounded trite or treacly. Today, the idea that…

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The shocking cost of income inequality

By Catherine Baxter, Charlotte Dems writer Editor’s note: Adapted from articles by Nick Hanauer and David M. Rolf for Time, and Rick Wartzman for Fast Company   Most of us have heard the news that 39% of Americans lack the ability to pay a $400 emergency bill, either at all or without borrowing.  This fact…

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Is Trump really all better?

By Alex Schiller, Lehigh Acres, Fl. Editor’s note: On October 5TH  Alex Schiller published the following commentary on Facebook. Alex lives in Lehigh Acres, FL.  Follow him if you like his writing. The idea that this is all a hoax of some kind requires the suspension of critical thinking skills to an alarming degree.  …

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The Barrett nomination ceremony was unnecessary

By Alex Schiller, Lehigh Acres, FL. Editor’s note: On October 2nd  Alex Schiller published the following commentary on Facebook. Alex lives in Lehigh Acres, FL.  Follow him if you like his writing. “Y’know it’s odd. The Barrett nomination ceremony was such an unnecessary spectacle. Almost exclusively attended by Republicans, in close proximity, with few masks.…

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DWC celebrates south Florida indigenous cultures

By Kay Blue, Charlotte County Women’s Club Sara Ayers-Rigby, Director of the Southeast/Southwest Regions of the Florida Public Archaeology Network will be the presenter at the Monday, October 12, 2020, virtual meeting of the Charlotte County Democratic Women’s Club, which will start at 4:00 pm on Zoom. The program is in keeping with October’s focus…

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