Progressive Democrat Newsletter Issue 234
by mole333, Sat Oct 31, 2009 at 07:49:40 AM EDT
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:
Keep up the Pressure for Healthcare Reform...We have to keep pushing
And a reminder: Keith Olbermann on Healthcare Reform
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.
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