Central & Executive Committee Meeting
Our next meeting will be held Thursday, August 18 at 7pm. This will be a joint meeting with the Central Committee. Catherine Turcer of Common Cause will be the speaker. The Executive committee meeting will begin immediately following. : : MORE
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DNC Watch Party
Monday Night: DNC Watch Party at 3355 Baltimore Somerset Rd (Route 256), Millersport, OH - 6-8pm
Thursday night Phone Bank
Thursday Night: Phone Bank in Lancaster HQ from 5-8pm.
Ted Strickland at Scott Wharton's Farm
Please Join Scott Wharton, our candidate for Congress in the 15th district, and Gov. Ted Strickland on Scotts farm August 14.
Central & Executive Committee Meeting
Our next meeting will be held Thursday, August 18 at 7pm. This will be a joint meeting with the Central Committee. Catherine Turcer of Common Cause will be the speaker. The Executive committee meeting will begin immediately following.
Open thread for night owls: You're going to be hearing the term 'climate justice' a lot around here
Hereâs an excerptÂ regardingÂ "climate justice"Â courtesy ofÂ Oliver Milman at The Guardian. He reports:Â âWorld canât afford to silence usâ: black church leaders address climate changeâ: African American religious leaders have added their weight to calls for action on climate change,...
Netroots Nation atoned to Black Lives Matter
I went to the Netroots Nation 2016 Convention in St. Louis, Missouri, last week,Â not knowing what to expect after last yearâsÂ eventful convention held in Phoenix, Arizona. There was much to praise inÂ 2015, whenÂ Netroots Nation attendees marched alongside local organizations protesting the...
It's still the economy, stupidâand that's a major plus for Hillary
Mercifully, Donald Trump is done with his convention, and what a shambletastic trainwreck it was. Now itâs Hillary Clintonâs turn. For all the other important themes on which this campaign will turn, the one that will likely be decisive for the largest number of Americans is the same one it...
Democratic Party Chair Announces Resignation on Eve of the Convention
Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced Sunday afternoon that she would resign her position following the end of the party's quadrennial convention this week in Philadelphia. The Florida congresswoman's decision came just days after WikiLeaks published a trove of...
The Virginia Supreme Court Tried To Kill A Key Voting Rights OrderâAnd This Democratic Governor Wonât Let Them
Virginia's Supreme Court on Friday blocked Gov. Terry McAuliffe's attempt to restore voting rights to more than 200,000 felons. The 4-3 ruling, which could have a significant impact on the potential swing state in November, comes three months after the Democratic governor issued an executive...
This 19-Year-Old Never-Trumper Is the Future of the GOPâIf It Can Keep Him
On the final night of the GOP convention in Cleveland, I found myself next to the largely white, largely over-50 crowd of delegates from West Virginia on the red carpet of Quicken Loans Arena. Throughout Donald Trump's 75-minute acceptance speech, they shouted in unison: "Build that wall,"...
About Time: Kasich Makes Case For Clinton Over Trump
Ohio’s term-limited lame duck governor refuses to back Donald Trump now that he’s the official GOP candidate for president in an article he penned for Time Magazine that says pretty much what Hillary Clinton and Democrats would agree with when it comes to the Big Orange Machine....
Pokémon or Cholesterol Medication?
For the uninitiated, the Pokémon franchise presents a special set of challengesâremembering the names of the adorable little monsters themselves. If you havenât been following along for years, listening to people talk about their triumphs and failures in mobile-gaming sensation...
The Hillary Haters
In 1996, the New Yorker published âHating Hillary,â Henry Louis Gatesâ reported piece on the widespread animosity for the thenâFirst Lady. âLike horse-racing, Hillary-hating has become one of those national pastimes which unite the élite and the lumpen,â Gates wrote....
Detroitâs Field of Dreams
To the bankrupt city of Detroit, it was just another vacant lotâone of many abandoned eyesores strewn with garbage and six-foot-high weeds throughout the city. But to Tom Derry and his friends, the site of the old stadium where the Detroit Tigers once played was hallowed ground.Â So in 2010,...
Dispatches From Cleveland
Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call via AP Images Delegates celebrate as balloons drop from the rafters after Donald Trump accepted the GOP nomination to be President of the United States at the 2016 Republican National Convention to in Cleveland, Ohio on Thursday July 21, 2016.Â HAROLD...
Trump Snubs Republican Mayors
AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill Mick Cornett, Chair, U.S. Conference of Mayors and Mayor of Oklahoma City speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Monday, July 18, 2016.Â Oklahoma Cityâs Republican Mayor, Mick Cornett, can stop waiting for...