The 34th Dems is the home of one of the most diverse communities in the state. At our July 8th meeting, we had a presentation on diversity in the 34th, attempting to highlight the profile of our diversity committee and its goals. For a committee to be a committee it needs more than a chair. It needs people who can participate. From its inception, the committee hasn’t produced the hoped for results. This is no criticism of people who have been involved. It’s a daunting task and many put their heart and souls into it. For years the goal has flummoxed the leadership of this organization
Come to the 34th meeting on July 8th to participate in a PCO training and hear speaker Roger Erskine, Chair of the Thurston County Democrats, and winner of the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Washington State Democrats. Roger is the elections committee chair for the Washington State Central Committee and is very persuasive regarding the importance of PCOs.
We will never have a perfect President to lead this country. Democrats push candidates as far to the left as possible during the election but they always seem to gravitate toward the center once they’re in the White House. I recognize that governing requires the art of compromise. But I still react grim-faced when an elected official I’ve supported makes a move that is 100% opposite of what I value. It can be crazy-making and dispiriting. Then this morning the U.S.