Tenth Dems January Newsletter
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In this issue of Tenth News:
Why Unions Matter
The “King of the Iowa Caucuses” Keynotes the Annual Awards Dinner
Congress Watch:Congress Watch: Double-Talk Dold Sells Himself While Selling Us Out Double-Talk Dold Sells Himself While Selling Us Out
Unlike Double-Talk Dold, Both Democratic Candidates from the 10th District Have Proven to Be Strong Advocates for Gun Safety
Econ 101—The Myth of Trickle-Down Economics
Congressional Candidates to Appear in Voter Forums
2015 Tenth Dems Awards Dinner Photos
Who Is a Trump Supporter?
The Trump Sandwich—A Lot of Baloney, But It’s Not Very Filling
by Eleonora di Liscia
Unions have been under attack from Republican-controlled state governments for the better part of this decade. In the 20th century, unions played a major role in the establishment of a vibrant middle class. Unions are an integral part of our democracy.
by Rosemary Heilemann
The Tenth Dems Annual Awards Dinner provided plenty of highlights, most notably from keynoter David Yepsen who provided fascinating insights into the Iowa caucuses – the process and their impact. Read about the event and enjoy an album of more than 50 photos.
by Laurence D. Schiller
Bob Dold tries to sell himself as a reasonable voice for moderation, concerned only with issues that most concern his constituents. Look more closely, and you’ll find a loyal foot soldier for the Republican agenda.
No matter which candidate emerges from the Democratic primary, 10th District voters will be able to vote for a candidate who genuinely will fight for gun safety. Contrast these Democrats’ actions with Rep. Dold’s double-talk and his history as a loyal member of the political party aligned with the NRA.
by Larry A. Marks
This third article in a series analyzes and explains the flawed economic theory that has guided Republican tax policy for decades.
Mark your calendars for January 27 and February 10 and plan to spend an evening with each of the Democrats running for Congress in the 10th District.
by Steven Gan
Just who are these people who say they support Donald Trump for President? Some possibilities.
by Michael W. Beatty
The headline says it all: Donald Trump loves to talk, and talk, and talk. But does he ever say anything of substance?