Action Is the Antidote to Despair: March to the Polls!
One of our precinct committee persons was asked to speak at the Flagstaff Women’s March 2.0 this past Saturday. Standing in the falling snow, before 1000-1200 supporters, these are the words of Aubrey Sonderegger: Hello 2018! I’m glad you’re finally here because, I don’t know about all of you, but I’m ready for the chance […]Continue reading
Call for a Clean Dream Act
While we remain under threat from the tax bill, the FCC’s net neutrality proposal, incursions on our public lands, and so much more, this week Congress’ attention shifts to the government spending bill. The government will shut down this Friday, December 8 unless a “continuing resolution” is passed. Such a resolution allows Congress to extend the current government funding […]Continue reading
Tax Scam Days for Action!
Coconino Democrats join Indivisible groups around the country to stop the tax bill in the Senate. Our Senators, McCain and Flake, are key to the success we need. In Northern Arizona, we have little opportunity, without hours of travel, to join the sit-ins that will be taking place. But we can flood the phone and […]Continue reading
Two Institutions — and You — Are Saving America
The President is unfit for office and Congress is failing to use its oversight abilities to check him. We are living in a worst-case scenario. What happens when two branches of our government are missing in action? Democratic Representative Adam Schiff, from California’s 28th Congressional District, said on October 14 at Stanford University that we […]Continue reading
Take Action: Stop the Tax Bill
(This article has been updated with additional information and references.) Republicans plan to ram a tax bill through Congress before Thanksgiving. We need to give this as much protest as we gave to their efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Call, write, and fax every day between now and Thanksgiving. Never before has a […]Continue reading
Health Care Sabotage
Trump has made it clear that he doesn’t care about the people he harms in his personal mission to sabotage the ACA. He’s hurting American families in a shameful attempt to score political points and tear down President Obama’s legacy. o After learning that Iowa requested permission to make certain changes to its ACA exchanges, the President went […]Continue reading
Update on Graham-Cassidy: Looming Threat to Healthcare
Mitch McConnell says he won’t go through the embarrassment of another floor vote unless he can count 50 votes. Good news is that Rand Paul has declared he won’t vote for this one. If McCain, Murkowski, and Collins hold firm — or if we only lose one — we’ll be ok. But Collins has shown […]Continue reading
Defend the ACA: Oppose Graham-Cassidy
WHAT’S HAPPENING: The Republicans are taking another run at “repeal and replace.” They have until Sept. 30 to slide through a bill with just 50 votes (plus Mike Pence). Their defeats earlier this summer don’t seem to be discouraging them. There is now a move in the Senate to pass a new bill sponsored by Senators Graham, […]Continue reading
DACA: An Issue That Shouldn’t Be!
DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, should not ever have been an issue. There is no justice, no fairness, in deporting persons who were brought here by their parents when they were children. There is no strategic interest of the United States in deporting these 800,000 or so. There is no reason whatsoever to […]Continue reading
Coconino Voices: What I saw in Phoenix at the anti-Trump demonstration | Local | azdailysun.com
I went to the anti-Trump demonstration Tuesday disguised as a 65-year-old bald, white man with short grey hair. In other words, I was dressed as I was. Read More: Coconino Voices: What I saw in Phoenix at the anti-Trump demonstration | Local | azdailysun.comContinue reading