Welcome to the SaddleBrooke Democratic Club
You found us. NOW DO SOMETHING! (updated Nov 21, 3:00 pm)
One of the largest Democratic clubs in Arizona with over 330 members and growing. We are also on Facebook and Twitter (@SBDemClub). Like us. Join us.
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This isn’t over unless Congress refuses to do anything about it.
Net Neutrality under attack–AGAIN! Tell Congress to leave it alone!!
Don’t think you care? You will when you can’t get cable or satellite TV, because the internet is too slow. Or, when your smart phone won’t download your emails or an important web site you need because you didn’t agree to a 300%, 400%, 500% (?) increase in your cell phone bill. When companies start bidding up prices to get a piece of the bandwidth, everyone else loses!
From the NYTimes: “The Federal Communications Commission announced on Tuesday that it planned to dismantle landmark regulations that ensure equal access to the internet, clearing the way for companies to charge more and block access to some websites.
The proposal, put forward by the F.C.C. chairman, Ajit Pai, is a sweeping repeal of rules put in place by the Obama administration. The rules prohibited high-speed internet service providers from blocking or slowing down the delivery of websites, or charging extra fees for the best quality of streaming and other internet services for their subscribers.” [read more]
Meetings & Events
We meet the second Tuesday of the month, 3:30 P.M., (except in July-5:00PM–see below) at the HOA 1 Activity Center, 64518 Galveston Lane (off Ridgeview), Tucson, AZ.
Sat., Jan. 20, 2018
Sat., Jan. 27th
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018 Mountain View Club House,
Our annual Donkey Kick-off dinner! Go to our Events page for details and sign-ups.
Keep Up the Pressure!!
There are lots of us quietly taking action after action.
Don’t lose focus. Pace yourself. And don’t follow “the shiny object” (wiretapping accusations, etc.) they are waving in front of you. We will help you keep the focus on the right places. Visit our Action Center page. See how to contact our State legislators and National representatives under our Links You Can Use page.
Democratic groups are rising up all over Arizona. Every Democratic leader in the State is being asked to reach out and help another group get started or give a group some guidance or focus on taking action.
Join the Arizona Democrats’ Rapid Response team, and get emails about what’s happening and what you can do and say to resist and restore reason.
The Arizona Legislature is only in session for approximately 100 days, until about the end of April. Spend some of your time contacting your legislators and telling them what you expect from them:
Welcome to our New Officers
The following candidates were elected for two year terms beginning January 2017 at our December meeting:
INDIVISIBLE: A Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda
This publication, written by experienced staff working in Congress, is a practical guide for groups to influence the particular member of Congress in their own district. The strategy and tactics were those used by the Tea Party, and serve as a primer for effective action.