Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Monday, July 28, 2014
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Updates-Save Market Basket

From Save Market Basket:

Friday, July 25, The Grand Finale

On Friday, July 25, at 9am we will stage what we hope will be our biggest and final rally. We will meet at the same place, 10 Main Street, Tewksbury, to put the finishing touch on our week of protest and celebrate who and what we are. We are in the midst of what will most likely be the biggest and most important cause any of us will ever be a part of. The eyes of the nation are on us as we march forward with unwavering resolve to get ATD back in charge and put Market Basket back on track.

Our fight has been joined by tens of thousands. Associates, vendors, media, politicians and most importantly, our customers. We call on our customers to join us Friday and make this rally yours. Your participation in supporting us by boycotting Market Basket until this is seen through is the single most powerful weapon we have.
We ask that you continue to shop elsewhere and let your voices be heard both at the rally and in ASDs wallet!

We fervently hope that Friday, when the Board meets at 4pm in the Prudential Center in Boston, our revolution ends with the proper resolution. They can put an end to all of this with a simple vote to do what is right: return Arthur T. Demoulas to his role of President and CEO. The three "Independent" members, Keith Cowan, Ron Weiner and Eric Gebaide have their reputations and potentially their financial well being on the line. They have a fiduciary obligation to do what is best for this company. They must to do what is best for New England. Then must to do what is best for the customers.


Arthur T. Demoulas makes offer to buy Market Basket
List of NH legislators who support Market Basket employees

From US Uncut:

Workers of supermarket chain Market Basket are protesting at the company's 71 New England locations after the board fired longtime CEO Arthur T. Demoulas. Demoulas is adored by employees because he believes in treating them well by providing solid benefits and a profit sharing plan. Thousands of people protested at the company's headquarters in Massachusetts on Monday after management fired lifelong employees for demanding the CEOs return. Communities across New England are electrified as workers are joined by shoppers and community supporters. Store shelves are going empty because truckers refuse to make deliveries.

This is the largest labor battle in the nation right now. SHARE this post to make this a national story and like the FB page Save Market Basket which has already gained 40,000 fans. We our the new media and we put Detroit's water crisis on the map, and we've already achieved a temporary victory. Let's do it again!

#SaveMarketBasket #WeAreMarketBasket #SaveArtyT
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Update -2014 SCDC Summer Picnic


Please join us for the Annual Strafford County Democratic "Grow Local" Picnic on Sunday, August 17th from 12 - 3pm at Millennium Park. There will be Democrats from around the county enjoying traditional picnic food (yummy hamburgers from Pinewoods Yankee Farm in Lee, salads, vegetarian options, desserts) and elected officials stopping by to chat. Sign up early at :

Strafford County State Rep Candidates: We have a special sponsorship rate for you. Sponsorship for all others is $100. Your sponsorship is $50. A sponsorship includes being listed on our large scrolling banner, being listed on a flyer on each table and being publicly thanked for your support. Please consider sponsoring the picnic and the October dinner. The money raised will go toward voter contact, voter education and the election of all Strafford County Democrats. 
To sponsor or send a check, $50. for each event to: Strafford County Democratic Committee PO Box 247 Dover NH 03821 OR
Sponsorship Committee of Strafford County Democratic Committee
Caroline French
Susan Roman
Dennis Vachon

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Monday, July 21, 2014
Snowden Wants To Create Anti-Surveillance Technologies

"You in this room, right now have both the means and the capability to improve the future by encoding our rights into programs and protocols by which we rely every day. That is what a lot of my future work is going to be involved in." Edward Snowden, former U.S. spy agency contractor
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Saturday, July 19, 2014
100 AIDS Activists Died On Flight MH17. Let's Keep Their Work Alive

"[The AIDS community] will unite and this will galvanize people to strive harder to find a breakthrough,. Let's hope that, out of this madness, there will be new hope for the world."  Professor Richard Boyd, director of the Monash Immunology and Stem Cell Laboratories

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
John White Video-Writing Killer LTE

With campaign season upon us we thought it would be good to pull out from the archive John White's (former staff journalist for The Boston Globe) excellent video about effective writing, specifically letters to the editor. This video was originally a joint project of the SCDC & The Rochester Democratic Committee. It was called On How To Write An Effective Letter To The Editor. The Farmington Dems choose to film it so it could be shared and reshaped for future efforts. 

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Tri-Dems Messaging Event Recap

This past weekend the Tr-Dems(Farmington, Milton, and New Durham) hosted an event to help candidates for local office, who often struggle with how to craft messages that will resonate with potential voters. In this workshop, attendees explored how to use the progressive narrative to craft positive messages that will not only resonate with voters but also will showcase their values as a candidate. 
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Monday, July 14, 2014
CEOs Make Even More Money

Restaurant CEOs Make More Money in Half a Day Than Their Employees Make in a Year 

 "It's a picture of uncontrolled greed. How can it be that the CEOs are making more in half a day than many of their workers are making in an entire year—and yet they can't afford to raise the pay of those workers?" Economic Policy Institute vice president Ross Eisenbrey
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IRS Surrenders

IRS Surrenders, Won't Check Whether Political Nonprofits Are Breaking The Law
“What we’ll see is the so-called dark political money that flowed into the (c)(4) world is going to begin to flow into the (c)(3) world.” Marcus Owens, director of the Exempt Organizations Division 1990 to 2000
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Push To Reverse

“Your health care decisions are not your boss’s business. Since the Supreme Court decided it will not protect women’s access to health care, I will.” Senator Patty Murray
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MMA Dems Event July 18th

Moose Mountain Area Democrats
Daylilies & Democrats

 July 18th, 4-7 PM
195 Governor's Road
Brookefield, NH

Call Penny for more info 603-522-3713
 or e-mail

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Monday, July 7, 2014
July 12th 9:30-12:30, Creating A Cohesive Message

We invite you to a Candidate Training Workshop on Saturday, July 12, 2014, from 9:30 - 12:30 PM at the Emma Ramsey Center, Route 125, in Milton. Sponsored by The Tri Town Democrats (Farmington, Milton, and New Durham)

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Tri Town Democrats Meeting-July 10th 7PM Milton

Tri Town Democrats Meeting

Our July 10th Tri Town Dems Meeting, which was originally scheduled to be held at the Farmington Recreation Center, has been relocated to the Emma Ramsey Center in Milton. We will still meet on July 10 at 7:00 PM, just not in Farmington.

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Thursday, July 3, 2014
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Vision. Action. Community.

The Farmington Democrats believe that equality of opportunity can be achieved through community involvement, political action, and a shared vision of social justice.