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FEMA Won't Give Money to States That Deny Climate ChangeRick Scott may have found a way of making climate denial state policy, but the Florida governor is going to have a hard time ignoring this.
Suprise! Suprise! Marlene O’Toole Won’t Be Punished For Violation of Ethics Law State Rep. Marlene O’Toole, R-The Villages, will escape punishment for a violation of state ethics law. That is the verdict in the case involving her paid position with Take Stock in Children and her vote on the 2013-2014 budget, according to a letter from the chairman of the Florida House of Representatives Rules, Calendar & Ethics Committee.
Updated! 288 Accomplishments of President Obama Many very loud progressives have done nothing but complain since the day President Obama was inaugurated in 2009. Basically, they scream because he’s not perfect, and sound like petulant children; adults don’t expect perfection. But when they claim he’s no progressive, well, that’s just an outright lie.
Governor Scott Bans Term 'climate change'In Florida, officials ban term 'climate change' By Tristram Korten- The state of Florida is the region most susceptible to the effects of global warming in this country, according to scientists. Sea-level rise alone threatens 30 percent of the state’s beaches over the next 85 years.
Elizabeth Warren: NO to Trans-Pacific PartnershipThe United States is in the final stages of secret, closed-door negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a massive trade agreement with 11 other countries.
"Anti-Obamacare" Florida Records Highest EnrollmentHow "Anti-Obamacare" Florida Exceeded Every Other State's Enrollment With tens of millions of dollars less to spend than highly-populated states like California, Florida signed more people up for health insurance on the exchanges than any other state.
The State of the Union Speech Rick Scott SHOULD Deliver  Here is the State of the State that Governor Rick Scott ought to deliver and, more importantly, that Floridians deserve to hear. Thank you Mr. Speaker. It is traditional for the governor to begin this speech with an unequivocal declaration that the state of our state is strong.
99 % of the People AgreeJanuary 27, 2015 By Marsha Shearer 19 Comments There is a threat out there that is strangling our country and perverting the meaning of ‘we the people.’  It is an equal opportunity killer – Republicans and Democrats, conservatives and liberals, progressives, libertarians and tea partiers are all impacted.
Guns on college campuses … what could possibly go wrong?This article by member Marsha Shearer recently appeared in the Opinion section of  villages-news.com.  It solicited several comments. Go to villages-news.com to see the responses. Oy Vey.  Here we go again.  One more feather in Florida’s dunce cap.
What Martin Luther King Actually DidMon Aug 29, 2011 at 08:24 AM PDT Most of you have no idea what Martin Luther King actually did by HamdenRice This will be a very short diary. It will not contain any links or any scholarly references. It is about a very narrow topic, from a very personal, subjective perspective.

 America’s Richest 1% Won’t Contribute Another Dime to Social Security All Year

This week  (second week in February) America’s wealthiest Image result for bernie sanderswill make their last contribution to the Social Security system for 2015. The rest of us … middle class and the working poor … will continue to pay 6.2% of every dollar we earn to keep Social Security strong.  How can this be?Bernie Sanders proposes raising the cap on the contribution by higher income individuals to guarantee the viability of Social Security past 2060.
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UPCOMING EVENTS

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Monday March 30
7:00 p.m. 
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Fernandina Democrats
Gayle Marra

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Tuesday April 7
10:00 a.m. 
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Hillsborough Democrats 
Randi Luoto

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Wednesday April 8
10:00 a.m. 
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Piedmont Democrats 
Diane Basil

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

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Saturday April 11
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Love Dem Golfers

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

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

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

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Wednesday April 22
3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Villages Environmental Club
Sumter Landing Market Square
"EARTH DAY CELEBRATION"
516-581-4011

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Wednesday April 22
7:00 p.m.
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Buttonwood Democrats
Bill Penix

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

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