Dallas County, TX Focus
Current TV, founded by Al Gore, includes some of the best journalism in America today. In particular their Vanguard series is amazing and should not be missed by ANYONE who wants to know in depth coverage of some of the major stories in the world.
In Dallas Current TV is available on:
DIRECTV Channel 358
DISH Network Channel 196
Comcast Digital: Channel 125
AT&T U-Verse: Channel 189
Check out their program schedule here.
RATIONAL BROADCASTING DALLAS:
Rational Radio on RationalBroadcasting.com brings to the airways an open and truthful discussion regarding the current state of our Democracy and Civil Liberties. It is these values that we hold so dear and is the reason why we are proud to be called Americans. Today, American values are under siege like never before, and it is past time for all of us to awake from our slumber. Rational Radio on RationalBroadcasting.com openly discusses the issues facing the Nation and compels us to bring our closet conversations to the airways so that we can examine facts together. Tune in to Rational Radio streaming media at www.RationalBroadcasting.com where concerned citizens are invited to call in and join the Voice of Democracy.
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BLOGGING DALLAS: Some Local Blogs
Dallas Progress: Local blog about politics, development, technology, social media, business, and whatever else comes to mind.
DALLAS SOUTH: Blogging Dallas, Black/African-American Issues, Barack Obama, elections and more
DALLAS COUNTY EVENTS: You can find local Dallas County events at the Dallas County Democrats website.
Some recurring events:
North Texas Asian Democrats
Every 3rd Monday of each Month
From 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
8150 N Macarthur Blvd
Irving, TX 75063
Dallas County Young Democrats Monthly Meeting
Second Tuesday of Each Month
Brooklyn's Jazz 1701 S Lamar St Dallas, TX 75215
Join DCYD at our Monthly Membership meeting.
Happy Hour begins at 6:30
Meeting starts at 7:00
For more information please visit www.dallasyoungdemocrats.org
Texas Coalition of Black Democrats
Third Tues of each month, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
907 E. Ledbetter Rd.
Dallas, TX 75216
Stonewall Democrats of Dallas
Third Tues of each month 6:30 PM
4617 Maple Ave
Northwest Dallas Democrats
Meets 3rd Wednesday of every month
7:30pm - 10:00pm
11824 Webb Chapel Road
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Garland Democratic Women's Club
Siciliano's Taste of Italy
2210 W. Buckingham
at 11:30 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month
Dallas County East Democrats
Fourth Wed of each month, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
We meet at Martinez Restaurant on 901 Gross Rd, Mesquite, TX. This club serves SE Dallas (Pleasant Grove and Kleberg/Rylie), Mesquite, Seagoville, and Balch Springs.
Far North Dallas Democrats
Third Thursday of each month, 6:45pm - 8:30pm
Far North Dallas Democrats is an activist group primarily located in the Far North Dallas area.
Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse
1251 W Campbell Rd
Richardson, TX 75080-2971
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.
Groups and Organizations in Dallas:
"To promote equality of rights and to eradicate caste or race prejudice among the citizens of the United States: to advance the interest of colored citizens; to secure for them impartial suffrage; and to increase their opportunities for securing justice in the courts, education for the children, employment according to their ability and complete equality before law."
Please call 214-916-9919 for more info.
The Dallas Branch meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM at Thurgood Marshall Rec. Center 5150 Mark Trail, Dallas, Texas 75232
Stonewall Democrats of Dallas is an organization of politically active individuals working for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender community in the city of Dallas and the state of Texas.
General Membership Meetings are held on the the 3rd Tuesday of every month. We welcome visitors and those interested in possible Membership, to attend our meetings!
Location: Ojeda's, 4617 Maple Ave. Dallas TX 75219
When: 6:30 PM
Dallas Hispanic Women's Network of Texas:
The Hispanic Women's Network of Texas (HWNT) is a state-wide organization of individuals from diverse backgrounds who are committed to promoting the participation of Hispanic women in public, corporate and civic arenas. HWNT seeks to advance the educational, cultural, social, legal and economic well-being of all women through a broader awareness of their role in society, business and family. Members strive to celebrate the positive image and values of the Hispanic culture.
P.O. Box 670611
Dallas, TX 75367
DALLAS COUNTY DEMOCRATIC ORGANIZATIONS:
Dallas County Young Democrats
For Dallas Area Democrats between the agaes of 14 and 36.
Renee Hartley, President
Democracy for America Dallas
Contact Name: Michael Thomas
NW Dallas; NE Dallas; SW Dallas; SE Dallas; Central Dallas
Progressive Populist Caucus of Texas
Texas Stonewall Democratic Caucus
Contact Name: Shannon Bailey, President
3532 Cedarplaza Lane, Dallas, TX 75209
Texas Coalition of Black Democrats
Contact Name: T. Nobles
P. O. Box 764726, Dallas, Texas 75376
News Group-Meetup: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TCBDDallasChapter
Stonewall Democrats of Dallas
Contact Name: Jesse Garcia, President
P.O. Box 192305, Dallas, TX 75219
More organizations can be found here.
Biodiesel in Dallas:
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
GREEN BUSINESSES IN THE DALLAS AREA: These are some of the best local businesses around. Taken from the Green America Green Pages
Green Earth Market
“The 21st Century general store.” Environmentally friendly products - baby gifts to patio furniture. “The best things in life are green.”®
3514 Harvard Ave.
Dallas, TX 75205
Specializes in pure modern and fun products for babies. Merges modern with organic creating well designed and environmentally sensitive items for children.
P.O. Box 570526
Dallas, TX 75357
For My Kids, LLC
Devoted to finding and making products that are beneficial for people and for our planet.
928 Trailwood Dr.
DeSoto, TX 75115
Importer and promoter of organic and Fair Trade wines. Specializing in 100% organic USDA/NOP certified "No Added Sulfites" wines. Nationwide and international distribution.
6333 E. Mockingbird Ln.
Dallas, TX 75214
Satori Capital, LLC
Satori Capital is a private equity fund that takes control positions in profitable, sustainable, mid-market companies.
3625 N. Hall St.
Dallas, TX 75219
Rick Salmeron, Salmeron Financial Network, Inc.
Recognizing that investors want to connect personal principles with financial goals, SFN offers sustainable investment services to individuals, families, and business owners. "We help you meet money with mission."
6748 Avalon Ave.
Dallas, TX 75214
Mary Anne Mayer Redmond
Offering comprehensive services & products relating to wealth management, Mary Anne Mayer Redmond, CFP® RFC®, is an independent advisor whose firm specializes in sustainable/socially responsible vision & investments.
16835 Addison Rd.
Addison, TX 75001
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