November

There’s a major election coming up this November and most of us know less about it than the presidential primaries next March.

(Actually, there’s an election even closer–August 27–but it seems a sleeper.  The recall elections for Middleton School District trustees Tim Winkle and Aliesha McConkle are the only contests I know of in Canyon County.)

But in November, 2C voters will be deciding holders of about 40 different offices in 15 different political entities.  This record-breaking number is brought to you courtesy of …

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Lights for Liberty

Asylum is a Human Right

#LightsforLiberty now has 800+ worldwide vigils scheduled for tomorrow night – Friday, July 12th. We stand with all who object to this administration's criminalization of Black and brown people in detention camps.Asylum is a human right.#DontLookAway #EndUsConcentrationCamps

Posted by Lights for Liberty on Thursday, July 11, 2019

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July 2019 News – Chair Goals

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Climate Change & Candidates

Climate change has hardly been an issue in presidential debates since Al Gore and George W. Bush faced off in the 2000 elections.

The topic has come up a grand total of 16 minutes in the four series of presidential debates since.

But climate change is getting harder to ignore.

Heat waves, wildfires, hurricanes, and droughts are getting harsher and more numerous. And any place not suffering from those four will be mobbed by newcomers as the rising sea level devastates major cities.

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Democratic Debates

I doubt anyone had “Watch 20 Dems debate for four hours” on their bucket list.

I certainly didn’t.

But I did it–and I’m glad.

Ten intelligent, hard driving leaders were on stage Wednesday, all saying things few Idaho Democrats hear often enough, and another 10 on Thursday.

They shared American values.

The real America would treat immigrants with compassion.

“And for a party that associates with Christianity to say…God would condone putting children in cages has lost all claim to ever use religious language …

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