The Next State-Level Fights Over Abortion Are Already Brewing… Last week, voters in Albuquerque rejected a ballot initiative that would have imposed the first city-level ban on later abortions. It was a closely-watched campaign — largely because [...]
AMERICAN WORKER and MIDDLE CLASS AMERICA: Endangered Species via Ron Leach This is a guest post from US Congressional Candidate for Kentucky’s 2nd District, Ronald Leach.
We need leaders, not looters
We need a Kentucky and America that Works for ALL of US
We need a Functional Government that represents US
In light of the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Supreme Court decision that discarded over […] Tue, Feb 11, 2014 Red State Dems Kentucky
The Problems With An Annual Federal Balanced Budget Amendment via Greg Leichty This is a guest post from US Senate Candidate Greg Leichty. Mr. Leichty is running for United States Senate in the 2014 Kentucky race.
An annual balanced budget amendment in a constitution is a very popular idea. Most states have one. A balanced budget at the federal level, however, is a […] Thu, Feb 06, 2014 Red State Dems Kentucky
Oklahoma 2014 Legislative Session Promises Batshittery Oklahoma legislators never fail to propose silly, extremist, and even bizarre legislation hoping to pass them into law. This year promises to be a record- breaking storm of batshittery. Rumor has it that an Oklahoma lawmaker intends to introduce a bill calling for Oklahoma to FORM IT’S OWN OFFICIAL MILITIA […] Thu, Jan 23, 2014 Red State Dems Oklahoma
Oklahoma Legislators to Discuss Medical Marijuana Oklahoma legislators are set to discuss the issue of marijuana for medical use Feb 12 at 3:30pm in room 419c at the state capitol and it is open to the public. Currently, there are no bills on the table to decriminalize the plant, but discussions are progress in the […] Wed, Jan 22, 2014 Red State Dems Oklahoma
Michael Cole: Why I Am A Democrat To the people of the 36th District of Texas:
It would seem at first glance odd to use the first line of the Declaration of Independence as the lead off on an explanation of why a candidate, or a private citizen, had switched from the Libertarian to the Democrat Party; but, on […] Thu, Nov 14, 2013 Red State Dems Texas
Who’s Unintimidated? A Tale of Two Books Cross-posted with permission from Worley Dervish
Many of you who’ve read previous posts in this blog know that I participate as often as I can in the Solidarity Sing Along, which has been singing songs of protest at the Wisconsin State Capitol every weekday from noon to 1 since March 11, 2011 (toward […] Thu, Nov 14, 2013 Red State Dems Wisconsin
Battleground Texas and OFA Have the Tea Party Scrambling Daily Kos writer Egberto Willies wrote an article after reading a post on the FreedomWorks blog titled “Come and Take It: Beating Battleground Texas“. It’s a revealing mixture of raw truth and fear-mongering, with more of the truth part than you’d expect from the financial force behind the Tea Party.
About Texas Democrats […] Fri, Oct 25, 2013 Red State Dems Texas
A Sea of Red as Teachers Swell Ranks of Moral Monday Protests It was a Moral Monday of epic proportions as busloads of educators from across North Carolina added to the already large numbers protesting in Raleigh. The weekly demonstrations against North Carolina Republican policies , now in their third month, saw one of it’s largest crowds ever on Monday.
Members of the North […] Tue, Jul 30, 2013 Red State Dems North Carolina
Surprise! Tennessee GOP Has Anti-Obama Ad for His Visit NASHVILLE – Tennessee Republicans have a greeting of their own for Democratic President Barack Obama’s visit to Chattanooga on Tuesday with an ad touting strides the GOP says Tennessee has made with Republican leadership.
“Welcome to Chattanooga, Mr. President – welcome to America,” says the ad, which the state Republican Party […] Tue, Jul 30, 2013 Red State Dems Tennessee
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