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    Tough Love in 2021

    Great article in the equally great L.A. Progressive by PPDC and MDC's own Ted Vaill. Hope they read it in Washington!

    The French have a gracious outlook on life, but in their past they have endured the Reign of Terror and the guillotine.  Today, as the world starts to emerge from the COVID-19 plague, I was struck by how French President Emmanuel Macron is dealing with it, according to the New York Times.

    Addressing his nation, Macron “stopped short of imposing universal mandatory vaccinations, but he made it clear that the lives of unvaccinated French people would quickly become miserable, potentially with restrictions on their travel and even on their ability to sit for coffee or dine outside their homes with friends.”

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  • PPDC Resolution in Support of SB-2

    Pacific Palisades Democratic Club Resolution of Support for SB-2


    Whereas, the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer has raised public awareness of the fear that millions of Black citizens feel when in contact with law enforcement;


    Whereas, Black Americans are killed at 2.6 times the rate of white people in police shootings; are 2.5 times more likely than white men to be killed by police; and are more often stopped by the police, who use force disproportionately against them, as compared to other racial groups; 


    Whereas, bias in administrative police records has resulted in the level of racial bias in policing to be underestimated or has even masked discrimination entirely;


    Whereas, police officers fired for misconduct are frequently rehired;


    Whereas, California is one of only four states lacking a process to decertify police officers who abuse their power or engage in serious misconduct;

     

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  • Thank you, firefighters

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  • Upcoming events

    Sunday, September 19, 2021 at 02:00 PM · $35.00 USD · 47 rsvps
    Online

    2021 Summer Virtual Garden Party

    Sunday, 9/19, 2 to 4 PM

    (doors open 1:30 PM)

    PPDC VIRTUAL SUMMER GARDEN PARTY returns

    Alas, plans for an in-person gathering have been scuttled by the Covid Delta surge. To be safe, we'll Zoom again. But the spirit will be the same! You'll still get to

    Hear from and ask questions of your elected officials face to face

    LIVE: US Rep. Ted Lieu
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    CA Assemblymember Richard Bloom
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    L.A. County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl
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    L.A. City Councilmember Mike Bonin

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    L.A. City Controller Ron Galperin
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    LAUSD Board VP Nick Melvoin
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    Via video message: State Sen. Ben Allen

     

    ** RSVP early to be eligible for prizes **

    $100 gift certificates to Kay ’n’ Daves, Casa Nostra, K Bakery!

     

    Enjoy satirical political musical performances from Buffalo Romeo

    Click here or the pic above for a fun sample: ReverbNation.com/BuffaloRomeo

    TICKETS

    $35 ... single Zoom attendee

    $50 ... two or more Zoom attendees (honor system — please help us come out ahead)

    $50 ticket-getters get two cracks at the prizes!

     


    Click below to first RSVP, then click to donate for your tickets

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