31 Jan 2010
January 31, 2010

DPVA Strategy

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 The Democratic Party of Virginia State Central Committee at its December 2009 meeting voted to form a Strategic Plan Committee.   Ten tactical thoughts to consider: Coordinate DPVA goals with those of President Obama.  We all worked very hard together in 2008 to change America and elect Barak Obama.  As he said on election night, “This..




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30 Jan 2010
January 30, 2010

Big Democratic Meeting Weekend

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The DNC meets twice a year and the DPVA Central Committee meets four times a year – if we had a DNC Chair who was a member of the DPVA, maybe they wouldn’t constantly meet on the same weekends.  Oh, wait.  Anyway, the DNC is meeting here is DC on Thursday-Saturday, February 4-6 at the..




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27 Jan 2010
January 27, 2010

Change Congress

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President Obama got it right – he will veto overspending, and Congress needs to publicize earmarks, quit holding appointments hostage, and do its job in passing legislation.   It’s time Congress got the message.




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20 Jan 2010
January 20, 2010

“There will be setbacks.”

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“The road ahead will be long.  Our climb will be steep. We may not get there in one year or even one term, but America – I have never been more hopeful than I am tonight that we will get there.  I promise you – we as a people will get there.”   President-Elect Barack Obama,..




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I’ve been thinking about what the DPVA needs to do to recapture the spirit of 2008, after the disappointment of 2009.  For starters, here are my thoughts from a year ago, which are still relevant.  2009 new year’s resolutions.  More later.




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05 Jan 2010
January 5, 2010

DNC to Meet in DC on February 4-6

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The DNC will hold its Winter Meeting here in Washington DC on February 4-6, at the Capital Hilton, K &16th Sts. NW.  The DNC won’t consider the Change Commission recommendations yet, but the Rules and Bylaws Committee will have that report.  I’ll be posting or tweeting or something from the meeting.  The agenda is attached below. ..




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