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Democracy Happy Hour - Shared screen with speaker view
Cindy Black, Fix Democracy First
17:05
Here in Washington State and across the country, we are all on indigenous lands. I ask you to join me in acknowledging the native communities where you live, their elders both past and present, as well as future generations.If you donโ€™t know the indigenous land where you reside on, you can look it up here: https://native-land.ca/
Norm Conrad
17:20
Norm Conrad, Mount Vernon, WAUpper Skagit Tribes
Roy Pardee
17:35
Coast Salish/Suquamish over here in Poulsbo WA
Anita Monoian
17:41
Hello Anita M from Yakima Wa
Melvin Mackey
17:50
Melvin Mackey - Vashon, WA - Sqababsh Land
Nancy Anacker
17:56
Nancy Anacker, Bothell, King CO
Roy Pardee
20:14
every accusation is a confession
Jeremy Chase
20:53
@ Roy ๐Ÿ‘
Norm Conrad
21:31
When it is done on purpose, it is frequently done by Republicans.
Norm Conrad
22:22
Hence, the typical phenomenon of projection
Ken Dammand
23:15
It's not projection, it is pre-emptive accusation.
Karen Barron
29:26
All of this is so depressing.
USAIVA, Rich Stevenson
36:47
Could microfiche ballots, reduce space.
Jeremy Chase
37:40
https://votingrightslab.org/
Melvin Mackey (Sqababsh Land)
45:13
HR 3863 The โ€œFair Representation Actโ€ would reduce the effects of gerrymandering by requiring multi-member districts of 3 to 5 Representatives per district in U.S. congressional elections. (Unless a state has fewer than 3 Representatives)
Melvin Mackey (Sqababsh Land)
46:56
Itโ€™s time for Congressional Representatives to begin to learn about more modern ways to vote.
Norm Conrad
46:59
or a slap on the pinkie
Jeremy Chase
55:03
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Ken Dammand
55:58
Andy Borowitz, comedy writer for the New Yorker, has an article entitled "Trump's taxes reveal he claimed Ted Cruz as a dependent"
Cindy Black, Fix Democracy First
01:00:17
DONATE to Fix Democracy First or Fix Democracy First Education Fund @ https://www.fixdemocracyfirst.org/donateUpcoming topics:Mar 30th - Social Media Management to Support Democracy w/ Jeremy ChaseApr 6th โ€“ School Board ElectionsYO VOTE! (Youth Organizers for Voter Outreach, Teaching & Engagement) - https://www.yo-vote.org/donateWON (Women in Office Now) โ€“ https://www.fixdemocracyfirst.org/won
Cindy Black, Fix Democracy First
01:00:26
Sign Petition - Boeing, Support Our Fundamental Democratic Values - asking Boeing withdraw funding to Jan 6th seditionist Members of Congress - https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/boeing-support-our-fundamental-democratic-values/Free the Vote! Celebrating Voting Rights Restoration in WA โ€“ April 7th @ 6 pm - https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcucuCvrDsvGtXZGHqjR_08lpOT1s2YZJ-w
Dwight Rousu, Redmond Coastal Salish
01:07:18
putting power INTO state courts
Jeremy Chase
01:08:57
of course it is...
Nancy Street
01:12:07
National World Relief refused to hire a gay attorny that Spokane wanted to hire. Not sure about the legal activity.
Alice Woldt
01:16:15
What about the cases that most directly affect campaign finance reform, Voting rights, and election laws.
Cindy Black, Fix Democracy First
01:20:12
WON (Women in Office Now) โ€“ https://www.fixdemocracyfirst.org/won
Dwight Rousu, Redmond Coastal Salish
01:20:57
Good woman candidates and good male candidates
Dwight Rousu, Redmond Coastal Salish
01:28:24
and good candidates of any other gender...
Wendy Wright
01:30:58
From Wendy: I have to cook dinner for my grandsons. Good discussion. Thanks, Cindy
Dwight Rousu, Redmond Coastal Salish
01:31:32
48th LD senator and both reps are female; others are welcome to match that pattern.
Cindy Black, Fix Democracy First
01:36:19
SpeechNow.org v FEC - https://www.fec.gov/legal-resources/court-cases/speechnoworg-v-fec/
Cindy Black, Fix Democracy First
01:37:21
SpeechNow v. FEC โ€“ The Case that Created Super PACs, and Our Challenge - https://freespeechforpeople.org/speechnow-v-fec-case-created-super-pacs-challenge/
Dwight Rousu, Redmond Coastal Salish
01:37:21
The T-rump admin made a legal financial settlement with Boeing with agreement not to pursue criminal charges... Politicians do not like to prosecute their campaign contributors.
James Gillis
01:40:09
Am I the only one that does not care about money in elections?
Jeremy Chase
01:42:38
...but most people don't James.
Dwight Rousu, Redmond Coastal Salish
01:43:01
Money will always be in politics, the questions are who controls the money and the inequality of wealth. Vouchers help put the control on some of the money.
USAIVA, Rich Stevenson
01:43:23
James. How about more debates. Lots more debates of all candidates.
Jeremy Chase
01:43:32
I agree with increasing these fines to something proportional to that company's earnings.
Jeremy Chase
01:44:12
...To make it sting. Actually, correct behavior.
nancy gill
01:44:22
and links yo videos of debates.
USAIVA, Rich Stevenson
01:45:37
Can't Vote, Can't contribute. 100% of all money from voters. Constitutional Amendemnt.
USAIVA, Rich Stevenson
01:47:22
"All politics is local" is a good thing for democracy first.
Nancy Sheng
01:50:24
Thank you!