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#1. Is single-payer health insurance a viable system? Is it a desirable system? You got questions? Get them answered here! – 3:00- 5:00 PM
Go to this public informational forum on single-payer healthcare, with an experienced panel of speakers/physicians.
- WHO: Physicians for Progress – Ventura County is a chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP)
- WHEN: Saturday Feb. (TODAY!) 1st, 3:00- 5:00 PM
- WHERE: Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura, 5654 Ralston Street
- COST: None
Why is this so urgent now? Read more about the issues here!
#2. Go see a movie! The League of Women Voters is hosting “On the Basis of Sex – Celebrating 100 years of Women Voting” – 6:30- 9:30 PM
Facebook link here. More information about the film, the League and getting tickets here.
- WHO: League of Women Voters of Ventura and the Museum of Ventura Co.
- WHEN: Saturday Feb. (TODAY!) 1st, 6:30- 9:30 PM
- WHERE: Museum of Ventura County, 100 E. Main Street, Ventura
- COST: Tickets – $8- $12. Eventbrite link here.
#3. Ventura CAUSE Action Fund Election Kick Off! – 10 AM – 1 PM
Minimal Script: I’m calling from [zip code] to ask Sen.[___] to vigorously oppose the deep federal spending cuts in the 2018 Budget Resolution which are taken from Medicare and Medicaid.
More Script if you want it: Low-income and elderly Americans should not have to give up their access to health care in order to fund tax breaks for the wealthy.
Senator Feinstein: DC (202) 224-3841, LA (310) 914-7300, SF (415) 393-0707, SD (619) 231-9712, Fresno (559) 485-7430
Senator Harris: DC (202) 224-3553, LA (213) 894-5000, SAC (916) 448-2787, Fresno (559) 497-5109, SF (415) 355-9041, SD (619) 239-3884
Other Senator Contacts: http://www.phoneyourrep.com
More Info: Continue reading “This budget will hurt the elderly, poor and children. Get your red state relatives to call!”
Best quote: “We sent Dennis Rodman. I can’t believe that didn’t work.”
(Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said of the retired American basketball player who has taken several trips to North Korea.)
For the most accurate analysis of what’s happening between Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un, we once again turn to our nation’s comedians.
Continue reading “This Week in Resistance – “Playing Chicken with Kim” Edition”