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. […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
Early Voting GOTV: This is Our Key To Winning!
The single most important thing that any Democrat in Arizona can do in 2018 is help GOTV — Get Out the Vote — for Democrats up and down the ticket. GOTV is an 11-day period when thousands of volunteers across Arizona will be knocking many thousands of doors and making millions of phone calls to […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading