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The Progressive Democrat Newsletter grew out of the frustration of the 2004 election. Originally intended for New York City progressives, its readership is now national. For anyone who wants to be alerted by email whenever this newsletter is updated (usually weekly), please send your email address and let me know what state you live in (so I can keep track of my readership).

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  • Saturday, August 22, 2009

    Dallas County, TX Focus

    HEALTH CARE FORUM
    8/30/2009 2:00 PM

    The Forum will be given by Dr. Winfred Parnell, member of Doctors for America and was an advisor to the Obama Campaign on health care issues. Dr. Jeff Kreisberg, retired professor from SW Medical School, now works with AARP on health care issues. They will explain what is REALLY in the bills currently in Congress. There will be time for questions. RSVP to marsha4obama@yahoo.com or go to www.mybarackobama.com
    Location: Farmers Branch Library, 13613 Webb Chapel, Farmers Branch 75234


    Biodiesel: Biodiesel is an American produced fuel that is cleaner than traditional diesel. Up to B20 (a 20% blend of biodiesel and traditional diesel) any diesel engine, car or truck, can run on it. Above B20, some older engines may have problems but newer diesel engines should be ok. Here are some gas stations selling biodiesel near Dallas/Ft. Worth:

    Loves: 1501 W Highway 287, Midlothian, TX 76065, 972-775-2820. Offers B5 (good for any diesel engine). Open 24 HRS.

    Green Spot Market and Fuels: 702 N Buckner Blvd, Dallas, TX 75218, 214-319-7768 Offers B5 (good for any diesel engine) and B99 (good for newer diesel engines, may not be good in some older engines). Open 6AM-9PM.

    Texas Biotech Inc. 614 111th Street, Arlington, TX 76011, 817-633-3139 Offers B20 (good for any diesel engine) and B99 (good for newer diesel engines, may not be good in some older engines). Open 7AM-5PM M-F ; 9A,-3PM SATURDAY; CLOSED SUNDAY

    Carls Corner Truck Stop: I35E and FM 2959, Hillsboro, TX 76645, 254-582-8433. Offers B20 (good for any diesel engine).

    Loves Store #299: 715 S Central Expressway, Anna, TX 75409, 972-924-3683. Offers B5 (good for any diesel engine). Open 24 HRS.

    DFW Biodiesel: 2561 E Long Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76137, 817-875-5147. Offers B20 (good for any diesel engine) and B100 (good for newer diesel engines, may not be good in some older engines). Open 24 HOURS.

    Drivers Truckstop/Valero: 3201 N Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76106, 817-624-3975. Offers B20 (good for any diesel engine). Open 24 HRS


    Find out about the Dallas County DA Office, one of the more advanced DA's office in the nation and the reason I became inspired to focus on Dallas County. They have championed a program to confirm the guilt of convicted felons to ensure that the REAL criminals are taken off the street. Their efforts have been extremely successful. And find out about careers with the Dallas DA Department.


    DALLAS COUNTY EVENTS:(excerpted from the Dallas County Democrats)

    Richardson / North Dallas Democrats
    8/25/2009 7:00 PM
    The Richardson/North Dallas Democrats meet on the 4th Tuesday of each month.
    Location: Marrakesh Cafe, 7989 Belt Line Rd, Dallas, TX 75248
    Contact Phone: Evan Thomas 972-644-1041
    Contact Email: evanthomas75081@yahoo.com

    Stonewall Democrats of Denton County
    8/27/2009 7:00 PM
    Monthly meeting of LGBT and allied Democrats in Denton County www.stonewalldemocratsofdentoncounty.org
    Location: Landmark Grill, 1297 FM 407 (Justin Rd), Lewisville TX
    Recurrence: Every 1 month(s) on the fourth Thursday
    Contact Email: info@stonewalldemocratsofdentoncounty.org

    North Dallas Texas Democratic Women
    8/27/2009 6:45 PM
    We are a lively group dedicated to increased political activity of Democratic women in Texas politics and government.
    Location: Northaven Methodist Church, 11211 Preston Rd (between Royal & Forest Lanes), 2nd floor
    Contact Phone: Lenna Webb, 972-732-7712
    Contact Email: msnilknarf22@att.net

    Park Cities / Central Dallas Democrats
    9/5/2009 11:00 AM

    Usually meets the 1st Saturday of each month.
    Location: Desperados Restaurant, 4818 Greenville, just north of University Blvd.
    President/Contact Mary Warren, 214-522-1389
    Contact Email:
    marye27@sbcglobal.net

    Annual Dallas County Democratic Labor Day Picnic.
    9/7/2009 12:00 PM
    Catholic Czech Club
    4930 Military Parkway
    Dallas, TX 75227

    The DCDP will provide fried chicken and hot dogs as long as they last. Picnic attendees are encouraged to bring their favorite side dish or dessert.

    Contact Phone: 214-821-8331
    Contact Email: exec@dallasdemocrats.org

    Happy Hour--North Oak Cliff Democrats
    9/8/2009 6:00 PM

    Monthly happy hour with Democrats in the north part of Oak Cliff. http://northoakcliffdems.bravehost.com/
    Location: Beckley Brewhouse, 1111 N. Beckley Ave at Zang
    Every 1 month(s) on the second Tuesday
    kessler.democrat@sbcglobal.net

    Dallas County Young Democrats
    9/8/2009 6:30 PM

    for more information please visit www.dallasyoungdemocrats.org
    2012 Greenville Ave.
    Every 1 month(s) on the second Tuesday
    Contact Email: vicepresident@dallasyoungdemocrats.org

    Stonewall Democrats of Dallas
    9/15/2009 6:30 PM
    Ojeda's Restaurant
    4617 Maple Ave
    Dallas, TX
    Every 1 month(s) on the third Tuesday

    Texas Coalition of Black Democrats - Monthly Meeting
    9/15/2009 6:30 PM
    Moorland YMCA
    907 E. Ledbetter Rd.
    Dallas, TX 75216
    Every 1 month(s) on the third Tuesday
    Contact Phone: 214-264-8483
    Contact Email: tcbddallas@yahoo.com

    Drinking Liberally Addison
    9/17/2009 6:00 PM

    Join this social liberal drinking club at The Quarter in Addison. Promoting democracy one pint at a time. http://livingliberally.org for more info

    The Quarter, 15201 Addison Rd, Addison TX 75001
    Every 1 month(s) on the third Thursday
    Contact Email: addison@drinkingliberally.org

    Stonewall Democrats of Denton County
    9/24/2009 7:00 PM

    Monthly meeting of LGBT and allied Democrats in Denton County www.stonewalldemocratsofdentoncounty.org
    Landmark Grill, 1297 FM 407 (Justin Rd), Lewisville TX
    Every 1 month(s) on the fourth Thursday
    Contact Email: info@stonewalldemocratsofdentoncounty.org


    DALLAS COUNTY DEMOCRATIC ORGANIZATIONS:

    Dallas County Young Democrats
    URL: http://www.dallasyoungdemocrats.org
    For Dallas Area Democrats between the agaes of 14 and 36.
    Renee Hartley, President
    Email: president@dallasyoungdemocrats.org

    Democracy for America Dallas
    URL: http://www.dfalink.com/dallas
    Contact Name: Michael Thomas
    Phone: 214-403-8657
    NW Dallas; NE Dallas; SW Dallas; SE Dallas; Central Dallas

    Progressive Populist Caucus of Texas
    URL: http://www.texaspopulists.com

    Texas Stonewall Democratic Caucus
    URL: http://www.stonewalldemocrats.org/texas
    Contact Name: Shannon Bailey, President
    Email: texas@stonewalldemocrats.org
    3532 Cedarplaza Lane, Dallas, TX 75209

    Texas Coalition of Black Democrats
    Contact Name: T. Nobles
    Email: tcbddallas@yahoo.com
    Phone: 214-264-8483
    P. O. Box 764726, Dallas, Texas 75376
    News Group-Meetup: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TCBDDallasChapter

    Stonewall Democrats of Dallas
    URL: www.stonewalldemocratsofdallas.org
    Contact Name: Jesse Garcia, President
    Email: info@stonewalldemocratsofdallas.org
    Phone: 214-500-7066
    P.O. Box 192305, Dallas, TX 75219

    More organizations can be found here.

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