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Aug 2018
IT’S THE ECONOMY STUPID…OR IS IT? HOW TO DISCUSS THE FALSE CLAIMS OF THE #1 GOP TOPIC. DON’T BASE OPINIONS ON 30-SECOND ADS.  RESEARCH THE STATE OF OUR ECONOMY. Jeff Sommer reported in the New York Times on August 10, 2018, in his article “Vanguard Warns of Worsening Odds for the Economy and Markets”: “The...
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Zero Tolerance at the Texas Border – What Can I Do? What are the solutions? Stay up on the facts and don’t assume things are over. Support legal aid and organizations that represent detainees, like RAICES and Texas Civil Rights Project, or legal aid in Rio Grande or El Paso. Give money to organizations like...
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DGTDO Monthly Meeting: Local Lawyer Shares His Experience at the Texas Border How much do we really know about the Administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy in action? We know about the trauma of the families that have been separated at the border this summer. We know that Trump and Sessions are lying about the real...
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DON’T BASE OPINIONS BASED ON 30-SECOND ADS.  RESEARCH THE STATE OF OUR ECONOMY Jeff Sommer reported in the New York Times on August 10, 2018, in his article “Vanguard Warns of Worsening Odds for the Economy and Markets”: “The chances of a recession by the end of 2020 are mounting. And the prospects for the...
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Hair on Fire – What is the state of our Democracy in these days of Trump … and the new GOP?  By Carla Feinkind Trump is out of control. He attacks politicians who question his actions, the PRESS, and our intelligence agencies. He’s highly sensitive about Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference, tweeting on July 29,...
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Another Great Resource:  Left Out DuPage In this day and age of chaos, it is important to find ways to not get overwhelmed.  Each news cycle seems to add to the chaos.  A way to counter the chaos is to stay informed on the issues and to stay connected with people in your community.  Left...
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Why Am I a Democrat? By Melissa Melcher-Hosni I could simply say the reason I am a Democrat is that I am a female US citizen living under an oppressive right-wing administration that has absolutely no respect for women in any way, shape, or form. That would be enough of an explanation, really. But I’ll...
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Be Informed – Know Your Sources.  Verify the Facts! By Julia B Julia is a 2018 Graduate Hinsdale Central High School and a DGTDO summer intern We are living in an unprecedented age of unlimited digital content. With social media, it is really easy to put things on the internet and have an instant audience....
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YES YOU! WHY NOT YOU?   WE NEED MORE DEMOCRATS ON THE LOCAL BALOTS! Local municipal offices have a great impact on our day-to-day lives.  Have you ever thought of running for your local school board, village board, or another position?  You can make a difference.  Now is the time to act.  The general election for...
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Why are Some So Afraid of People of Color and Immigrants?  What can they learn from this? August 12th marks the one-year anniversary of the Charlottesville riot where Heather Heyer lost her life at the hands of a white supremacist driving his car through a crowd. This was a terrorist act.  Who can forget the...
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