DON’T DESPAIR!

These are the words that occur to me as I watch the news accounts of this morning’s mass murder at a Pittsburgh synagogue, following a week of politically motivated pipe-bomb attacks. Of course, It’s hard not to despair in a society riven with hatred. Fueled by the gun lobby, fossil fuel interests and plutocrats, the […]

IT’S TIME TO ACT! WE HAVE ONLY FOURTEEN DAYS!

To help out in a one of the critical battleground US Senate races, visit: https://ballotpedia.org/U.S._Senate_battlegrounds,_2018 for information regarding 16 close Senate races. Despite what you may have heard, an influx of new voters whose preferences may not be reflected in polling, could turn the Senate blue. But we won’t have a chance unless we mobilize. We […]

ENTER THE GRANDPARENTS FOR DEMOCRACY TRUMP-THUMP CONTEST AND FLIP A CONGRESSIONAL SEAT!

Over the last three years, a handful of Republicans with scruples—or plans to leave Congress—have issued industrial strength rebukes of Donald Trump. As a result, Democratic midterm candidates can thump-Trump-on-the-stump simply by quoting Republicans… without worrying about charges of partisan hyperbole. And you can help! SOUNDS LIKE FUN, RIGHT? Want to join in? Contribute your […]

ARIZONANS, BE OUR HEROES!

Below is a template message TO SEND TO ARIZONA RESIDENTS to forward to Senator Jeff Flake regarding the Kavanaugh nomination. Ask them to copy and paste it BEFORE TOMORROW’S SENATE VOTE at: https://www.flake.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/contact-jeff If you’re not from Arizona, find someone who is… quickly! Dear Senator Flake, I agree with your statement that tribalism is tearing […]

YOU SAY, “HICCUP;” WE SAY, “SEXUAL ASSAULT” – LET’S CALL THE WHOLE THING OFF

“We got a little hiccup here with the Kavanaugh nomination,” says Nevada’s Senator Dean Heller regarding Professor Christine Blasey Ford’s accusation that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in the 1980’s. We’ll get through this and we’ll get off to the races,” Heller assured Republican VIPs during a conference call on Wednesday sponsored by the Nevada Republican […]

LET’S TAKE THE SENATE!

The Democrats’ chances to win not only the House, but the Senate as well this November are on the rise.  If you live in Arizona or Nevada—or know anyone who does—help Grandparents for Democracy flip Senate seats in those two states. A Democratic controlled Senate can prevent Trump from replacing Jeff Sessions and shutting down […]