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The Only Response: Vote Them Out

08/05/2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Brooksville — Yet again, Americans lie dead because of the willful inaction of our political leaders. Two mass shootings within 13 hours ended at least 31 lives and tore apart countless others. Each of these preventable tragedies highlights separate, uniquely-American failures, bound together by a culture which fetishizes firearms. Our nation has…
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HCPC Adopts Immigration Resolution

7/10/19FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Brooksville, FL — In standing with our undocumented friends and neighbors, the Hernando County Progressive Caucus fully supports the Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida’s recent resolution. The DPCF has unanimously passed the following resolution:  WHEREAS the U.S. government is holding over three thousand child migrants, most of whom have been separated from…
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Hernando Progressives Condemn ICE Raids

6/23/19FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Brooksville, FL — President Trump is no leader. The President’s announcements of mass deportations followed swiftly by delays and postponements are threats. These threats are made to both intimidate immigrants and stoke fear and resentment in the conservative base. As the war drums pound in the background, President Trump is using the…
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Letter to the Editor: Propaganda Gone Wild

After years of silence, Blaise Ingoglia’s “Government Gone Wild” has reared its head to spew more of its trademark demagoguery. Over an Orwellian three minutes of hate, the District 35 representative spreads racist propaganda which should both alarm and embarrass all of his constituents. Mr. Ingoglia claims that “since 1986 we’ve accumulated at least another…
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Letter to the Editor: Chehuntamo Denied

At the April 23rd meeting of the Hernando County School Board, the proposed Chehuntamo Advanced Performance High School was rejected unanimously in a 5-0 vote. The most telling exchange at the afternoon workshop came when Ryan Bradley, the student representative, asked what value the charter school offered students that the existing programs at public high…
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Letter to the Editor: No to Chehuntamo

Undeterred by the Hernando County School Board’s harsh rebuke of their 2017 application, the organizers of the proposed Chehuntamo Advanced Performance High School will make another bid on Tuesday to siphon taxpayer money from public schools to their private enterprise. Their application hinges on the claim that they will be “recruiting and training the best…
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Letter to the Editor: Domenick Maglio, Traditional Revisionist

When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.Proverbs 11:2 In this era of deteriorating race relations, it behooves those of us not descended from slaves to show due humility when discussing the history of that horrific institution. Yet humility was conspicuously absent when Mr. Domenick Maglio, discussing the legacy of the Civil…
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Hernando Progressives Stand With Muslim Neighbors

3/17/2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HERNANDO PROGRESSIVES STAND WITH MUSLIM NEIGHBORS Attempts to divide and intimidate fail once again Thonotosassa, FLA. ― Leaders of the Hernando County Progressive Caucus visited the Daarus Salaam mosque in New Tampa on Sunday to show solidarity with our Muslim neighbors in the wake of Friday’s anti-Muslim terrorist attacks in Christchurch,…
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