Receiving a letter like this makes our day!

Especially Nathaniel’s! Hi, My daughter Reece and I just wanted to send you a quick email to say thanks. Reece is in girl scouts, and is currently working towards earning her “Inside Government” badge. She’s been learning about the branches of government, how to be an active citizen, etc.. Her troop leader suggested they do […]

“What’s gonna fix our democracy is you … you and your vote.”

“Here’s the good news: In two months, we have the chance—not the certainty, but the chance—to restore some semblance of sanity to our politics. Because there is only one real check on bad policy and abuses of power. And that’s you—you and your vote.” “What’s gonna fix our democracy is you … The threat to […]

Honoring American workers

Email from Chrissy Houlahan, Dem candidate for US House PA-06, 9/5/18 Earlier this week, we observed Labor Day, a time to honor America’s workers and their families who, generation after generation, have carried this nation forward on their shoulders. Labor Day was started in the 1880s, a time when many Americans worked 12 hours a […]

FDR and Labor Day

Image from email from Progressive Democrats of America. Our added comments: FDR proposed this “economic bill of rights” in his January 11, 1944, State of the Union message to Congress. Some but not all of these rights have been embedded in American life since the New Deal and even those have been imperfectly implemented and […]