Blue Monday kicks off 120 seat strategy for retaking the General Assembly

Say hello to Army veteran and cancer warrior Dr. Rick Foulke:

Today, we rank 35th in teacher pay (41st in 2016) and 43rd in per capita student spending in the whole nation. Our quality teachers are leaving for other states every day because of low pay and lack of respect. Our politicians have played partisan games with our lives by refusing to expand Medicaid. As a physician, Rick Foulke saw first hand- every single day- how important it is to have access to quality healthcare.

Rick was successful because of his hard work and the opportunities afforded to him by the Army. Just as the Army invested in him, Rick believes we must invest in our best and brightest minds, regardless of race or income or social status.

I firmly believe we need to field more veterans as Democratic candidates, for both state and federal offices. And it's not just to swing votes, although I do believe it may be the best way to do that. It's also about integrity and self-discipline, which are traits sometimes hard to detect in more polished politicians. And it's also about representation: About 9% of North Carolinians are veterans, and we have a huge active duty military presence here, as well. They need to know the Democratic Party not only welcomes them, but values their experience and knowledge.

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And here's Sydney Batch:

She's running against dutiful Republican robot Linda Williams, so give Sydney whatever support you can spare. Can't find a campaign website yet, film at eleven.

Aimy Steele for HD82:

Keep 'em coming, y'all...

Darryl Moss for NC House 2!

Long-time Creedmoor Mayor Darryl Moss is running for NC House 2!

Not sure if I can insert an image but here goes -- Steve, please fix this for me if it's messed up (like I'm pretty sure it will be!)

No problemo

I would show you the html code I used, but like all magic, it will disappear once I post it. :)

But as the author of that comment, you should be able to click "edit," and see the code on both ends of your jpeg link. But don't mess with it, because magic can be dangerous...

Thanks!

& magic IS ALWAYS dangerous so I'll just leave it be!