Progressive Democrat Newsletter Issue 234

November 3rd is election day. PLEASE VOTE!!!! I highlight candidates in several states like Minnesota, Washington State, NYC, and Pennsylvania. I also highlight the elections in Texas, Virginia and New Jersey. Voter turn out will be low so PLEASE read up on these elections, make your choices and vote. I should note that many more places have elections than I have been able to cover, so even if I am not covering your local elections, please vote.

For other states I continue highlighting the same facts and figures on healthcare reform that I have for weeks. I want to keep these handy for everyone until we have a bill passed. Keep up the pressure!

Some promising news from Central America is that the Honduran crisis seems headed for a resolution that would restore the Democratically elected president to power. In general I have supported President Zelaya over the military junta that ousted him, but I also caution the left wing of Honduras that blaming the Jews is just SO 19th Century. And is utter BS.

This week saw the best economic news to date as it really seems like the recession is STARTING to end. Well, officially it DID end this week, but we all know from the Bush years that the official end to a recession doesn't necessarily mean it will seem over to the average American. The economy still has a long way to go. But it is a step in the right direction, as President Obama enjoyed pointing out:

Here is this week's newsletter:

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Why Do Republicans Hate America?

Jon Stewart takes on Fox News

Keep up the Pressure for Healthcare Reform...We have to keep pushing

And a reminder: Keith Olbermann on Healthcare Reform

Secretary of State Project

Carbon Neutral Products

Silicon Valley Area, CA Focus

Orange County, CA Focus

San Diego, CA Focus

CALIFORNIA FOCUS

New York City Focus: Updated Endorsements for November 3rd's Election

Brooklyn, NY Focus

Queens, NY Focus

Bronx, NY Focus

Rochester, NY Focus

NEW YORK STATE FOCUS

Atlanta, GA Focus

Fayette County, GA Focus

Coweta County, GA Focus

GEORGIA FOCUS

Texas Election: Overview of Texas Constitutional Amendments

Dallas County, TX Focus

Austin/Travis County, TX Focus

Houston/Harris County, TX. Focus

TEXAS FOCUS

Virginia Election: Creigh Deeds, Jody Wagner and Steve Shannon

Charlottesville/Albemarle County, VA Foucus

Fredericksburg/Spotsylvania County, VA Focus

Hanover County, VA Focus

VIRGINIA FOCUS

New Jersey Election: Governor Corzine for New Jersey

Passaic County, NJ Focus

Warren County, NJ Focus

Sussex County, NJ Focus

NEW JERSEY FOCUS

Progressive Majority Candidates in Washington State

WASHINGTON FOCUS

Progressive Majority Candidates in Pennsylvania

PENNSYLVANIA FOCUS

Progressive Majority Canidates in Minnesota

MINNESOTA FOCUS

Florida Alliance for Retired Americans on Healthcare Reform

FLORIDA FOCUS

ARIZONA FOCUS

Illinois Focus: Melissa Bean and Bill Foster, Give Us Our Healthcare These two are definitely critical to reform efforts. Please keep writing them and get them to support a strong Public Option.

ILLINOIS FOCUS

IOWA ACTION: Help protect air quality in northwest Iowa

IOWA FOCUS

Wisconsin for Healthcare Reform: Facts and Actions

WISCONSIN FOCUS

Michigan Congressman John Conyers: Public Option Is Necessary

MICHIGAN FOCUS

Colorado Senator Bennet On Healthcare Reform

COLORADO FOCUS

Nevada: Public Option Model that SAVES Money

NEVADA FOCUS

North Carolina Justice Center: Myths About Health Reform

NORTH CAROLINA FOCUS

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