I’m the Chico Voice

Until Jerry and Penny come back to the area, I’ll be trying to get more involved in Democratic events and relay what I discover. I’m new to this activism, been fairly comfortable just letting things happen – but no more! What is in our White House now is horrific! Every belief I have is being trampled on and ridiculed all …

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Good Paying Jobs Here in America

The Democratic Party needs a coherent message if it expects to win elections.

That message must speak to what we need in America.

What we need are more good paying jobs. The best anti-poverty program is a good paying job. The best family friendly policy is a good paying job. Vibrant communities are built on families having enough income to …

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Dog Whistles in the Dark

I wrote in “Looking Back” about how far we have come in my lifetime on race relations. It was a positive spin on the appalling willful blindness our friends in the Republican Party continue to exhibit.

That our President is a racist is beyond denial. That a substantial portion of the people who voted for him feel the same way …

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Meet and Greet for Josh Kaul

Sunday, September 10, 2017 Penny and Jerry Scribner hosted a Meet and Greet for Josh Kaul, Democratic candidate for Wisconsin’s Attorney General, at their home in Neenah. It was a lovely early, fall afternoon as over forty neighbors, friends, and active Democrats gathered to listen to Josh speak about his commitment to keeping families and communities safe and protecting the …

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Looking Back

The level of racism and sexism still present in America is disheartening. But in this time of despair, take a moment to look back. Much has changed in just one lifetime.

In 1960, when I entered college at the University of Florida, blacks were not allowed to enroll there or at any of the other major state universities across the …

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PROTESTING IS NOT ENOUGH

The Tea Party, Rush Limbaugh and Fox News turned the Republican Party of Eisenhower into one built entirely on negativity. If President Obama or any Democrat had walked on water their headline would have been “Look he can’t even swim”. Now, instead of focusing on trying to solve real problems like unaffordable healthcare, crumbling infrastructure, Wall street fraud, and growing …

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Hamburgerfest March

Saturday August 12th, as part of the Outagamie County Democratic Party contingent, Penny and I marched in the Hamburgerfest one mile plus parade through the town of Seymour Wisconsin.

Parade Day in Seymour, Wisconsin Proud to be a Democrat – even in Red country. We represented both Outagamie and Winnebago Counties. Fun and positive against the odds.

Today we attended …

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