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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No thanks, David Brooks

by Ann Heitland — the opinions here may not reflect the view of all members of the County Party. We invite an alternative submission. I’m starting to hear that self-defeating refrain, “I will not under any circumstances vote for X.” Embarrassing himself, David Brooks of the New York Times wrote the morning after the second […]

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WE, the People, are Responsible for OUR Nation

Op-Ed by Bryan Bates, Doney Park, September 2018 Once upon a time, Republicans and Democrats talked and worked with each as was demonstrated daily by John McCain. Enter large monetary contributions hidden from public view per the “Citizens United” Supreme Court and other legal rulings, and political efforts become entrenched along the stipulations of a […]

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