August DNC Meeting: Unity Reform changes

Below is a summary of the changes that were voted on at the August Democratic National Committee meeting held in Chicago on August 23th through 25th, 2018. (You can scroll through the 4 pages.)

Become an Election judge

  ELECTION JUDGES NEEDED The combination of normal attrition and the addition of same day registration at the polling place has created the need for additional new good Democratic election judges to work in November and beyond. Our precinct committee persons and election judges are the backbone of the democratic […]

Resources to Get Involved

Volunteering with the Naperville Democratic Party Postcards to Voters Coalition for a Better Illinois 6th – help Sean Casten win over the Illinois

Trump Voters: Let This Be Your Off-Ramp 1

The government is acting in our names.  I didn’t vote for him, but it still makes me feel ashamed.  We are complicit in this: It has now become apparent that our federal government has perhaps irrevocably destroyed the families of hundreds of asylum seekers by ripping children from their parents, then destroying the […]

Stand up for Human Rights

The following is from Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers and a member of the AFL-CIO. She is the former president of the United Federation of Teachers. Please add your name.     Tuesday, June 19, 2018   Tomorrow I’m going to the United Nations and filing a human […]

Naperville Climate Action Petition

The Naperville chapter of iMATTER is asking for people to support their initiative to hold the city of Naperville accountable to do its part to end the climate change crisis. Please click here to sign their petition.

Is it “Bias” to Follow the Evidence to its Natural Conclusion?

Jonathan Chait gave us a terrific piece yesterday, entitled “The Backward Logic of the Nunes Memo.”  It’s not a long piece, and you should read it at this dangerous / ridiculous moment in our nation’s politics.  A few snippets will sum up the argument: Amid all the lies Donald Trump […]

GOP to Non-Wealthy Americans: Assume the Position

The tax bill they are crowing about… Raises taxes on middle-income filers in the end.  The modest cuts in the first year or so phase out and by the time we approach the end of the ten-year window, some of us in the middle are actually paying higher rates than we […]

Putin’s Revenge

Frontline gave us a gift these last two weeks with Putin’s Revenge.  We would be wise to understand what he’s up to, why he’s doing it, how successful he has been so far (HINT: very!) and where he might take his new powerful weapon from here.  One can be certain […]