You will not want to miss Penny Smith’s opinion pieces this week in the blog. Penny gets to the bottom line of what’s really important about the government Click for full story.
By Penny Smith Obviously, to be a pro-thriver, you have to be pro-life. You can’t thrive, if you’re not alive. So, I must also be pro-life and that’s true. Life is Click for full story.
By Penny Smith Government shut-down. Great, show the world what a working democracy looks like. A wonderful opportunity to tout our way of life. Bravo, guys and gals. I know, Click for full story.
By Penny Smith Lillian Smith, Killers of the dream. Originally published n 1949. I reread the 1994 reprint put out by Norton Press. If you don’t know the work of Lillian Click for full story.
There are three timely and interesting new posts from Penny Smith in The Blog this week. Along with reviews of the books and articles she’s reading, click here for Click for full story.
By Penny Smith Michael Abramowitz, writing for Freedom House’s 2017 review of global press freedom, notes: Never in the 38 years that Freedom House has been monitoring Click for full story.
By Penny Smith Samuel Huntington, in an article in The Journal of Democracy, later expanded in his book The Third Wave: Democratization in the Late Twentieth-Century (1991), Click for full story.
By Penny Smith David Neiwert, Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump (Verso, 2017). Neiwert is an independent writer and blogger, currently living in Click for full story.
Here is a link to the best article I have read on the January 9, 2018 Federal Court ruling about the gerrymandered congressional districts in North Carolina. My key Click for full story.
On Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 6:30pm at party headquarters, 500 Mill St., Sylva, the January meeting of the Jackson County Democratic Party will feature the third person to Click for full story.