Top Ten Reasons Not to Vote for Donald Trump. (Vintage)

A small blast from the past: In 2016 we printed a handout at headquarters done by Issues Round table about why no should vote for Trump. Look how well they anticipated his behavior:  [and, how many more can we add now!  DJ] THE TOP TEN REASONS NOT TO VOTE FOR DONALD...

Dates to Keep in Mind for Voting

Dates to Keep in Mind We all know if we come out, we win – the more people who get to the polls, the more likely it is that we win races. So here are some dates to keep in mind: End of regular registration October 9 Beginning of Early Voting October 15-31 Election Day...

Volunteer for Get Out the Vote.

Get Out the Vote with Cindy Cindy Burke is in charge of our Get Out the Vote (GOTV) campaign and if you haven’t seen her doing one of several hundred chores in and around party headquarters the past couple of weeks, you simply have not been paying attention. She could...

That Wasn’t a Debate, by Penny Smith. (Oct. 4)

That Wasn’t A Debate What I saw on Tuesday was not a debate. It was political theatre, verging on political pornography. It was an affront to the values, institutions and traditions of this country. Donald Trump manifested in so many ways that he is the wrong...

Are You Concerned? Vote Biden (Sept,23)

Are you concerned? Vote for Biden To the Editor of the Sylva Herald: Are you concerned about bringing the pandemic to an end? About restoring lost jobs and businesses? About being evicted? About economic survival? Are you concerned about the future of our public...

NC District 11 Democratic Party Alert

Dear Fellow Democrats, Today I’m feeling many emotions as we mourn the death of a gentle, giant warrior, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  Although I’m very sad and my heart is heavy, I’m reminded that I am not powerless.  I’m sharing with you a message from...

RGB: Recommit & Stay the Course, by Penny Smith (Sept. 9)

Yesterday was Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and the beginning of the Jewish High Holidays. They culminate ten days later on Yom Kippur. Rosh Hashanah celebrates the creation of our world. The period following it is known as the Days of Awe; it’s a time to...

E Pluribus Unum, by William McReynolds

Immediately after declaring independence in 1776 our founding fathers adopted a motto for the new country. That motto is “E Pluribus Unum” meaning “From many, one.”  The many at that time in our history included the 13 colonies and “the countries from which these...