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Democratic Club Meeting
Saturday July 11, 2015
Colony Cottage Recreation Center

Guest speaker, Pam Keith, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator from Florida (to take Marco Rubio’s seat.)  She is also a Veteran and retired Chief Counsel of the US Navy.

Pam has lived and worked all over the world and believes most people agree far more than they disagree. She contends that a prosperous nation such as the USA is a place where all can achieve, and that our neighbor is not our enemy.

Doors open at 9:15 a.m. for registration, refreshments, and an informative slideshow. Program begins at 9:45. Please wear your name badge and bring a donation of canned goods for the food pantry.

 

Spotlight

LWV Disputes Sen. Alan Hays ClaimLast Sunday, Sen. Alan Hays wrote an opinion piece that appeared in the Orlando Sentinel.  That piece is below: "Hays: State budget exceeds Amendment 1’s requirements" By Alan Hays Guest columnist In November 2014, 4.
IT WAS A VERY GOOD WEEK FOR DEMOCRATS!SUPREME COURT RULES FOR LOVE! WASHINGTON — In a long-sought victory for the gay rights movement, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy wrote the majority opinion in the 5 to 4 decision. He was joined by the court’s four more liberal justices.
Lost VoicesThis dual poetry reading on racial and sexual discrimination is thought provoking.
The Enlightened VoterThis is a newsletter, published in Florida. It covers both state and national politics from a Democratic point of view.
Meeting - June 13, 2015  JUNE 13th MEETING These are videos of the program presented at the meeting on June 13th: Dave Koller, Candidate for U.S.
Hillary Clinton - Roosevelt Island Speech June 13, 2015 If you missed Hillary's speech on Saturday, June 13, you can watch it in its entirety here.
We the People and the Republic We Must Reclaim There is a corruption at the heart of American politics, caused by the dependence of Congressional candidates on funding from the tiniest percentage of citizens. That's the argument at the core of this blistering talk by legal scholar Lawrence Lessig.
Liberal / Independent Ladies' Lunch       Liberal and independent ladies luncheon  - June 19 noon
2016 Democratic Presidential Candidates (so far)Four Democrats have announced their candidacy for President of the U.S.: Lincoln Chafee, Hillary Clinton, Martin O'Malley and Bernie Sanders. Check out their positions and biographies here. Lincoln Chafee Independent-turned-Democratic Governor of Rhode Island 2011–2015; Republican U.S.
Florida Special Legislature and ObamacareTwo articles. which appeared recently in the Daily Commercial, describe the problems facing the Florida Legislature dealing with Obamacare and Medicaid. The decisions made by the legislature in its special session will affect a vast number of Floridians.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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Saturday July 11
9:15 a.m.
Democratic Meeting
Colony Recreation Center

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Saturday July 11
Time and Course TBD
Love Dem Golfers

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Wednesday July 15
5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Blue Crew on the Square
Spanish Springs

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Friday July 17
Noon
Liberal Ladies  Luncheon
Arnold Palmer Country Club

Reservations: 350-6184 or

sazia67@gmail.com

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Saturday July 18
9:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Blue Crew on the Square
Brownwood

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Tuesday July 21
5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Blue Crew on the Square
Sumter Landing

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Tuesday July 28
9:00 a.m.
Breakfast with Democrats
Tierra Del Sol Country Club