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Mole's Progressive Democrat

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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  • Thursday, February 18, 2010

    Hanover County, VA Focus

    Pancake Breakfast and Meeting, March 6, 2010

    We are pleased to announce that State Sen. Henry L. Marsh III (D-16th, Richmond), Ashland Mayor Faye Prichard, Robert Barnette (2009 candidate for delegate in Hanover's 55th district for the Virginia General Assembly and HDC past chair) and Tom Shields (2009 candidate for delegate in Henrico's 73rd district for the Virginia General Assembly) will be our special guests at the 2010 Hanover Democratic Committee Pancake Breakfast. Join us at Ashcreek clubhouse at 9 a.m. Saturday March 6 for a free pancake breakfast and a silent auction to get HDC ready for 2010. There is always an election on the horizon in Virginia. Next up -- Ashland Town elections this spring, then U.S. Congressional elections in November.

    For more info or to confirm: jellishome_at_comcast.net

    Proud to be a Democrat:

    “I am proud of what Democrats stand for, the American ideals we believe in and fight for. Stand up for what you believe in; talk to your neighbors. Make your presence felt. Once people understand that Democrats are fighting for the little guy, the hardworking people of Hanover County, they’ll want to join us.” Ashland Mayor Faye Prichard who spoke to the Hanover Democratic Committee at its monthly meeting at Ashland Coffee and Tea on Saturday, February 13. As Mayor, Prichard is fighting to preserve the quality of life and the unique character of the delightful town of Ashland.

    Why Do Republicans Trash the U.S. Census then Pretend to BE the U.S. Census?

    Politically-motivated Republican resistance to the decennial U.S. Census has been well documented over the years. But a recent Republican National Committee fundraising letter masquerading as a "2010 Congressional District Census" appears to have been designed to create confusion among citizens by making them think it is the official decennial U.S. Census. (Google "RNC census fundraiser" for more than 2 million hits about this controversy.) Although the US Postal Service determined that the survey did not violate federal law, one of the criteria for evaluating this type of fraud accusation is the level of citizen confusion and compaints made to the U.S. Postal Inspector. You can file a complaint online here.

    NAACP in Hanover County:
    Phone: (804)798-9798
    Address: P.O. Box 2112
    Mechanicsville, VA 23116
    Web Site: www.hcbnaacp.org

    Hanover County Branch NAACP monthly meeting
    Date: 4th Tuesday of each month
    Time: 6:30 PM
    Place: Our monthly meeting place has changed temporarily from the Hanover Recreation Center (because of remodeling) to the Pride of Hanover Lodge 264, 311 Berkley Street Ashland, Virginia.

    Hanover Democratic Committee is committed to reaching out to the community, building a broad-based political committee, raising money to support our efforts to nominate and run candidates for federal, state, and local level. We realize that electing Democrats to local, state and national offices is the key to making this country the best it can be for all citizens. We understand that political committees are built from the ground up and we accept that challenge as the Hanover Democratic Committee. For more information contact your local district chair:

    Beaverdam District Chair:
    Ph: 804.883.5210
    Fax: 804.883.7539

    Henry District:
    To volunteer, call Gordon Silver at 804-399-3000 or Toni Radler at 804-730-2364.

    For the rest of the county, contact the Hanover County Dems through this website.


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