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Trump and the Real Meaning of Prejudice by Gilbert Schramm

How America is Getting Smaller: Trump and the Real Meaning of Prejudice

 

Trump won election by creating fear and division. If you divide something, the parts are smaller than the whole. It is fair (and factual) to say that after 100 days, America is far more divided, and as a result, far smaller, than it was before Trump took office.

LCDCC Labor Committee April 2017 Report

Lincoln County Democratic Central Committee

Ad Hoc Committee on Labor

Monthly Report for April 2017

This report is intended to serve as a “digest” of sorts for news, events, and activities

pertinent to working people throughout Oregon and the United States in general.

Activities & Events

• Congressman Kurt Schrader held a Town Hall meeting in Newport on March 25th. Labor

Committee member Mary Wood was fortunate enough to have her question raffle ticket

Oregon Democrats Elect New Party Leadership

 

SALEM – Yesterday hundreds of Democrats from across Oregon gathered to hold caucus meetings, attend trainings, and to support their candidates for new leadership in the Democratic Party of Oregon. This year saw a 50 percent increase in delegate turnout since the last election, making it one of the most successful reorganization meetings ever.

The newly elected Democratic Party of Oregon officers include:

Jeanne Atkins, Chair

Lupita Maurer, Female Vice Chair

Valdez Bravo, Male Vice Chair

Alex Josephy, Secretary

Oregon Democrats Pass Resolutions on National Popular Vote, Elliott State Forest, Aerial Herbicide & Pesticide Spraying

SALEM – Over the weekend delegates from the Democratic Party of Oregon gathered not only to elect new leadership but to vote on resolutions for the state party. Democrats voted and passed 3 resolutions to support the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, support public ownership of the Elliott State Forest, and to ban or regulate the aerial application of herbicides and pesticides on all public and private lands in Oregon.

How the Trump Stole America (by John Pavlovitz and a tip of the hat to the cat named Dr. Seuss)

HOW THE TRUMP STOLE AMERICA

By John Pavlovitz

In a land where the states stand united, they claim,
In a sky-scraping tower adorned with his name,
Lived a terrible, horrible, devious chump,
The bright orange miscreant known as the Trump.

This Trump he was mean, such a mean petty man,
With a tiny small heart and a tinier hand,
And a thin set of lips that are frequently curled,
With a sneer and a scowl and contempt for the world.

Donald Trump is Gaslighting America -from TeenVogue's Lauren Duca

The CIA officially determined that Russia intervened in our election, and President-elect Donald Trump dismissed the story as if it were a piece of fake news. "These are the same people that said Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction," his transition team wrote in a statement.

Christiane Amanpour condemns Trump’s treatment of journalists

 

 

From The New York Times

 

After being honored for her work advancing the cause of press freedom with the Burton Benjamin Memorial Award on Tuesday, CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour began her acceptance speech with a dire admission: “I never in a million years thought I would be up here on stage appealing for the freedom and safety of American journalists at home,” Amanpour said.

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