America owes Al Gore an apology

From DailyKos by rslack I’ve been thinking about Al Gore lately. I remember when Gore stood before Congress and gaveled in the proceedings that certified his election loss. He was repeatedly forced overrule the objections from fellow Democrats incensed at the disenfranchisement of African-American voters in Broward County. He had […]

Al Gore

Gloria Johnson and Uncle Sam (Ron Grant)

Labor Day Picnic – Thank You!

Thank you one and all: With an attendance of around 140, the RCDP would like to thank everyone who made time on Saturday of this Labor Day weekend, to attend the 2019 East Tennessee Labor Day Picnic at Roane County Park. A delicious Bar-B-Q Pork dinner with sides and desserts […]

Labor Day 2019 – Mary Mancini

It’s Labor Day 2019. And since there are no off years for Democrats, it’s a good weekend to get active, celebrate the contributions of the labor movement, and remember that we deserve and must seek out leaders who will have our back. We deserve and must seek leaders who will […]

Mary Mancini

Woman sipping tea.

Tea and Suffrage

Tea and Suffrage The Southwest Point Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Invite You to Attend! Learn more.

American Promise Association of Knoxville Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The American Promise Association of Knoxville ( ) will host an interactive community event on government corruption resulting from BIG MONEY’s influence in our political system. When: August 29, 2019, 6:30 p.m. Where: Roane State Community Colleg Community Room 100 West Broadway, Lenoir City Read more.

Robert Reich: The Real Reason We Need to Impeach Trump Immediately

This piece first appeared on In today’s political climate, the question of whether or not to impeach the President of the United States is often thought of in political terms. But there is a much deeper concern at the heart of the question. An impeachment inquiry in the House […]

Robert Reich

A Memo to Our Democratic Presidential Candidates

from Medium Primary debates are about two things. First, candidates need to distinguish themselves from the rest of the field — something some of you did more successfully than others in Miami. Second, and more important, these events are about delivering a message that will position your candidacy as our […]

Congress Passes Socialized Medicine and Mandates Health Insurance -In 1798

From Forbes The ink was barely dry on the PPACA when the first of many lawsuits to block the mandated health insurance provisions of the law was filed in a Florida District Court. The pleadings, in part, read – The Constitution nowhere authorizes the United States to mandate, either directly […]

Don’t get complacent. Things really are that bad under Trump.

By Fred Hyatt – Washington Post . The economy is humming. We’re not at war (much). So he can’t be that bad, right? Steadfast NeverTrumpers may find it hard to believe, but I’m hearing that argument more and more lately, as people try to come to terms with the possibility […]