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Will your voice count in the 2018 Election?

Federal and local Midterm Elections are mere months away. Have you been paying attention? Do you know what is at stake?  If you haven’t, and if you don’t, then it’s time to get to work…because your life may very well depend on it. If you have a disability, a chronic illness or a pre-existing condition, … Continue reading

Words Matter

A few days ago, the President of the United States got up in front of media, and medal winning Paralympic Athletes, and told them that they were “inspiring” but “a little tough to watch too much.” Let me say that a different way. He stood up in front of our nation and told WORLD CLASS … Continue reading

Moving forward, one day at a time…

2016 was one heck of year, wasn’t it?!  We would be remiss if we did not acknowledge the very real emotional toll that this past year has taken on so many. Certainly, we felt it here as disability advocates. As, I’m sure you felt it too. No matter where you stand, left, right or center, … Continue reading

Life in a bubble – The consequences of silence during an election year

Imagine if a century and a half ago, Susan B Anthony sat silent, watching as women endured the injustices of inequality, of being treated as less than human. Imagine, if half a century ago Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. sat silent, watching as African Americans endured the injustices of inequality, of being treated as less than … Continue reading

The Election is Over…Life Goes On

What a year it has been in politics! Oh the arguments, the mud-slinging, the stubbornness, the divisiveness, the stark black and white of it all. ARRRRRGH! It just makes you want to scream “ENOUGH ALREADY!” As a democratic nation we have tended to look to our leaders to provide the solutions for our nation’s problems. … Continue reading

54 Million Strong – Your Vote Can Make a Difference

By Guest Contributor, Scott Uecker Possibly the most important issue of our time is that of the need for everyone to vote. Voting is what makes a democracy work. By not voting, you take the power away from yourself, and give it to someone who does vote. They may have a different viewpoint or agenda … Continue reading

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