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In this issue of Tenth News:
By Ronald F. Altman, M.D.
A recent conversation at the Deerfield Public Library with 10th District Congressman-elect Brad Schneider and 9th District Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky served as a call to action to protect and improve the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and counter Republican efforts to rip gaping holes in the social safety net.
The Tenth Dems Annual Membership Appreciation Holiday Party featured a lively group of celebrants, lots of food and drink, and more than a little food for thought.
By Laurence D. Schiller
The nominees announced by President-elect Donald Trump include an alarming number of prospective Cabinet Secretaries hostile to the mission of the government agencies they have been chosen to lead. A basket of deplorables?
By Jack Altschuler
We now have more than enough recent history to demonstrate how a relatively small number of votes can have a wildly disproportionate effect on our democracy.
January is now upon us, and that means it’s time to visit The Capitol Steps, a great antidote for post-election depression.
By Steven Gan
How do we respond to the approaching reality of a Donald Trump presidency? By saying “Get Used to It!” NOT, says our personal perspective columnist.
By Leslie Brenner Lipschultz
Some reflection on the impact of the 2016 election and what needs to done going forward.
Saturday, January 21, the day after the inauguration of Donald Trump, promises to be a big day, and Tenth Dems is sponsoring buses to DC for the Women’s March on Washington.