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Politics

The Florida Government is attempting to silence your right to protest.

Recently State Capitols have seen a concerning push for broad anti-protest bills in response to BLM marches. According to Ally Brown writing...

Biden Wins! Headlines from around the world.

And no headline from Russia of course….just silence. You backed the wrong side interfering with our election. Big mistake. The next President...

Report on the Vote counting Process in Marion County

One of our Democratic poll watchers in Marion County has been doing us a great service by reporting on the vote-counting process,...

We have one week left to get the vote out. Join us this Sunday in Micanopy

Ok, we have a little bit more than one week to make sure every Biden voter gets to the polls and votes....

FRANCINE JULIUS EDWARDS, AN ORGANIZER FOR THE WOMEN’S MARCH IN OCALA, TALKS WITH US ABOUT WHAT CLUBS TO JOIN IN MARION, LEVY, THE VILLAGES,...

In a short sit-down interview after the Women’s March in Ocala, Francine Julius Edwards, the Region Chair for the Democratic Women’s Club...

Adam Christenson’s race for Congress is going to be very close. His campaign is looking for volunteers. Can you help?

We are very close to sending Adam Christenson to Congress, but we need your help with calls and canvassing. Clay and Marion...

Racism and race Relations

Important Update: Ocala Police Chief Graham tells the Patriot that the idea of posting officers at polling places was discussed, but not acted upon.

Ocala City Police Chief Graham, Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods and Republican Supervisor of Elections, Wesley Wilcox have decided that Marion County law enforcement will be present at all voting locations in Marion County.

Republican Candidate in St. Pete attempts to use peaceful Black Lives Matter demonstration to fan racial fears.

Perhaps Florida Republicans would finally give Black Lives Matter their due and stop threatening their peaceful protesters with stiff sentences for dubiously defined crimes? Unfortunately, as Anna Luna has shown us, about this you would be wrong.

Trump Denies all Men are Created Equal.

President Trump shreds the constitution, believes that all men are NOT created equal. Espouses Nazi eugenics and racehorse theory.

Children: New Horrific Trump Administration Abuses

In a chilling story, The New York Times reported the Trump administration has given MVM Inc of Ashville Virginia a 300 million...

On The Publishing of Mugshots

Imagine you get arrested for a crime you did not commit, it happens. After the police take your mug shot your face...

Ret. Brig Gen USAF: Let the Protests Continue Until the War on Racism is Won

By Ret. Brig. Gen. Reg Urschler  June 9, 2020 “It is time for the riots and protests...

Schools

Veteran-Sponsored Bay Co., Fla. Hurricane Relief Spring 2021 DeploymentTruck will stop in Ocala at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 11,to pick up donations: 3520 NE...

Veteran-Sponsored Bay Co., Fla. Hurricane Relief Spring 2021 DeploymentTruck will stop in Ocala at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 11,to pick up donations: 3520 NE 49th...

Covid-19 In marion County

Was Trump hoping to give Biden COVID at the debate?

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Opinion, Updated. Trump and his family flagrantly violated the...

Florida man lifts all COVID-19 restrictions on businesses. Opinion

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In response to Governor DeSantis’ recent announcement lifting restrictions...

Important Update: Ocala Police Chief Graham tells the Patriot that the idea of posting officers at polling places was discussed, but not acted upon.

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Ocala City Police Chief Graham, Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods and Republican Supervisor of Elections, Wesley Wilcox have decided that Marion County law enforcement will be present at all voting locations in Marion County.

Governor Ron DeSantis ends Congressional Federal Assistance for the unemployed in Florida

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Ron DeSantis withdraws Florida from Federal unemployment benefits

Sheriff Billy Woods should explain his position, Marion County is entitled to it.

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Tragically, a third Palm Beach County deputy has died...

Healthcare in Marion County

Since 2010 Florida has cut local health spending by 41%

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According to a joint study by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Associated Press, administration after administration in Florida had slashed state and local spending on healthcare...

Free Dinners: St. Mark’s United Methodist Church on Mondays

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The Marion County Democratic Veterans Caucus President and a lifetime member of the VFW Auxiliary, Ocala Post 4209, Mary Savage let us know if you would like to enjoy...

Florida County Health Departments Gagged by DeSantis.

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It is shocking the lengths Gov. DeSantis will go to open schools even when science may not support the decision. DeSantis can’t order schools to reopen, Florida...

Medical Marijuana: a problem for State employees in Marion County

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Michael Hickman, 50 a decorated war hero of the U.S. Marine Corps, was fired from his job as a Belleview High School dean for failing a drug...

1 million Floridians have signed up for Obamacare.

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1 million plus Floridians sign into the ACA marketplace this year two times the number of the next highest state, Texas. Trump has shortened the enrollment period...

Catigories

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“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we‘ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”

Barack Obama

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Veteran-Sponsored Bay Co., Fla. Hurricane Relief Spring 2021 DeploymentTruck will stop in Ocala at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 11,to pick up donations: 3520 NE...

Veteran-Sponsored Bay Co., Fla. Hurricane Relief Spring 2021 DeploymentTruck will stop in Ocala at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 11,to pick up donations: 3520 NE 49th...

Ron DeSantis’ vaguely worded bill is designed to end your right to protest.

It should come as no surprise that in many states the Republican Party is attempting through vaguely worded...

The Florida Government is attempting to silence your right to protest.

Recently State Capitols have seen a concerning push for broad anti-protest bills in response to BLM marches. According to Ally Brown writing...

From Josh Hawley, it’s too little, too late.

Senator Josh Hawley’s argument that Democrats are calling him an “insurrectionist” because of his objection to the election is a complete misdirection....

Why are we not seeing an investigation into the abettors of the Capitol attack?

Unfortunately, not everyone was disturbed by events that unfolded at the Capitol last week. Some see it as a patriotic act. More...

Biden Wins! Headlines from around the world.

And no headline from Russia of course….just silence. You backed the wrong side interfering with our election. Big mistake. The next President...

Johns Hopkins University Covid Data

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Updated on May 16, 2021 9:16 pm
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