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The Times they are a Changin’ but YOU need to be ready for ’em . Camp Wellstone deadline ahead. - Please don't delay. SIGN UP here today for Camp Wellstone. You will learn more in one weekend than you have in years and with it will come a great sense of personal August 9-11 Lombard IL Call 630-699-5071 with ANY questions about CW  POWER and ADVOCACY!
UPDATE: EXPAND Social Security - DuPage County,With corporations cutting worker pensions, our grandparents and veterans need Social Security more -- not less.Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman says we should increase them. Senators Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Mark Begich (D-Alaska) agree. Even better, they're doing something about it.Can you sign our petition in support of Harkin…
Obama’s Call to Action. DO one thing in August. Go to Camp Wellstone. - GO HERE to sign up for Camp Wellstone August 9-11 and honor President Obama's August Call to Action! 
Congresswoman Duckworth Herald’s 23rd Anniversary of the ADA - An Important Anniversary For ADA                                                          About Me | Services| Contact MeConnect with Me    Dear Neighbors,   Rep. Tammy Duckworth speaking at the Convention on the Rights for Persons with Disabilities press conference in Washington.Today, on the 23rdanniversary of its passing, all Americans should acknowledge the victory the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) provides for people…
Why a 22 year old liberal, from what use to be one of the most conservative counties in the country, chose Camp Wellstone : Part III - by Carly Hanson            Camp Wellstone is not only for social organizers, it also invites those who would like to potentially run for office and those who would like to work or volunteer on a campaign. It provides them with the tools and resources one would need to be successful in each…
Why a 22 year old liberal, from what use to be one of the most conservative counties in the country, chose Camp Wellstone : Part II - by Carly Hanson            Camp Wellstone, coming to DuPage in just a few weeks, is a three day weekend event conducted by Wellstone Action, a non-profit organization that offers many different types of training camps and events that aim to teach citizens how to create progressive change. Wellstone Action holds about…
Why a 22 year old liberal, from what use to be one of the most conservative counties in the country, chose Camp Wellston: Part I - by Carly Hanson            I grew up in a home where politics was regular conversation, as my father was an extremely passionate liberal. He would often wake me up in the middle of the night to listen to him debate on the radio. I was always enthralled when I got to…
Invitation to “Hoola Hoop” with Fermi Lab. - Everyone is invited to celebrate it’s arrival atFermilab SANDY’S LIGHTHOUSE Quote to remember: "There are two sides to every experience, deciding which side to honor makes all the difference."~Paul E. Sjordal As you know, I am fascinated with what I nicknamed the “Huge Hoola Hoop”. This 50 foot wide,15 ton electromagnet started it’s 3200…
Sandy’s Lighthouse Perfect Weekend Guide - SANDY’S LIGHTHOUSE Looking for something special to do this weekend? The weather is to be perfect this weekend. If you are looking for something to do outdoors with your family, other half or the best company I know...yourself-there is two events I think are worth checking out. Saturday, July 20th-Chicagoland Automobile Trade Assoc.…
A little of the Unusual -  SANDY’S LIGHTHOUSE I like to bring to you a little of the unusual, a bit of the important and sometimes just an overall fun fact. Hoola-Hoop update.... As I promised. This is an update on what I call the Huge Hoola Hoop. This weekend the 50-foot-wide circular electromagnet finally arrives at FermiLab. If…
How we Can Honor the American Tragedy of Trayvon - “The death of Trayvon Martin was a tragedy. Not just for his family, or for any one community, but for America. I know this case has elicited strong passions. And in the wake of the verdict, I know those passions may be running even higher. But we are a nation…
Breaking News. NO MADIGAN in GOV Race - Madigan takes on 4th Term as AGBy Monique Garcia and Rick Pearson Tribune reporters 5:16 p.m. CDT, July 15, 2013Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Monday announced she would seek a fourth term in office, ending months of speculation about whether she would seek to challenge Gov. Pat Quinn in the…
Daniel Dolan-Laughlin, Wheaton Resident, Honored at White House - Wheaton Resident Honored at the White House SANDY’S LIGHTHOUSEhttp://www.whitehouse.gov/champions A year and a half ago, Wheaton resident Daniel Dolan-Laughlin was given two or three days to live. On Tuesday morning, the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease survivor and double-lung transplant recipient was honored at the White House for his volunteer efforts. Dolan-Laughlin, a retired…
10 weird renewable energy sources -  10 weird renewable energy sources                                                                                      Alternatives to fossil fuels don’t stop at wind and solar... Putting the 'new' in renewablehttp://money.msn.com/investing/10-weird-renewable-energy-sources
Alright Already!! Enough Complaining about Glass-Steagall. Support a new Act. - We learned during the 2008 financial crisis that Wall Street is not just taking risks with their own money -- they are taking risks with the whole economy.A new Glass-Steagall would separate high-risk investment banks from more traditional banking. It would allow Wall Street to take risks, but not by…
Overturning CItizens United One CItizen at a time…ATTEND THIS IMPORTANT MEETING 7/25 - They’re Buying Our GovernmentTwo weeks from tonight On Thursday, July 25, The Democratic Party of Milton Township will present a discussion focused on the influx of enormous sums of money into politics.  We’ll learn about the strange path of Supreme Court decisions that allowed that to happen and the corrosive effect…
Dustin Hoffman tells how he was brainwashed about women - http://amazingsusansblog.wordpress.com/2013/07/11/i-had-forgotten-all-about-tootsie-until-today/
Fun Fact about Our Women in Congress - A Fun Fact about female Members of Congress   SANDY’S LIGHTHOUSE | By Sandy Gresak  Bi-partisan Members of Congress take to the field...http://www.democrats.org   A bi-partisan group of women Members of Congress take the field against the the women of the DC Press Corps. The Congressional Women’s Softball Game is organized by volunteers…
Imagine being able to light your fracking tap water on fire - Imagine being able to light your  tap water on fire. That's a reality right now in communities across the country as the fossil fuel industry pushes our country into an all-out—and dangerous—"fracking" boom.1Want to learn more about fracking and how to stop it? We've teamed up with Oscar-nominated filmmaker Josh…

 

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