Time for socialism to be the talking point again

It’s getting close to our next presidential election, and once again the GOP is clearing its throat to go full blast accusing Democrats of being socialists. That hoary accusation is their original sin of government — doing things that the voters want. Things like establishing a self-paid retirement system for working people called social security. […]

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Democracy fails if you don’t do your civic duty

I’m starting to hear that self-defeating refrain, “I will not under any circumstances vote for X.” It’s your civic duty to vote. No candidate is going to perfectly match your special interests, but one candidate will surely be at least slightly better than the other. If you don’t carry out your duty, democracy will fail. […]

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Arizona’s Budget Signals the Parties’ Differing Values

On Thursday, June 13, we were honored to host Arizona Democratic House Leader Charlene Fernandez, House Co-Whip Athena Salman, and Senator Jamescita Peshlakai (LD-7) for a public town hall at Coconino High School. The group explained the 2020 budget as passed by the Arizona Legislature in the session which just closed — and how the […]

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Democratic Party Monthly Lunch

Kevin Gibson of No Fracking AZ will present on protecting Arizona’s water, including Flagstaff’s future water source at Red Gap Ranch. No Fracking AZ is a local (Navajo/Apache counties), grassroots effort aimed at halting the development of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) operations in Northern Arizona. Kevin’s presentation will explain hydraulic fracking and acid stimulation, and identify […]

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Legislative Alerts ~ Week of April 29, 2019

SB 1188 – OPPOSE – Allows purging of Permanent Early Voting List, taking the “Permanent” out of what voters anticipate in their voter registration.  Would decrease voter participation. SB 1485 – SUPPORT – Puts a cap the School Tuition Credits from Corporations.  These credits take money out of the general fund which supports public schools. […]

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