“It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into”

Jonathan Swift
"The Democrats have moved to the right, and the right has moved into a mental hospital." - Bill Maher
"The city is crowded my friends are away and I'm on my own
It's too hot to handle so I gotta get up and go

It's a cruel ... cruel summer"

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Current Events!

Maybe you or someone you know is a current-event-interested, young, democratic, student, citizen, liberal? If so, please behold and/or forward, a schedule:

Panhandle Young Democrats (PYDs) Chartering Meeting Feb 22, 2009
Day: Sun
Date: Feb 22
Time: 7pm to 9pm
Location: Cadillac Joe's
Address: 4111 Wolflin Avenue, Amarillo, TX
Contact: Brandon Dix, amarilloyoungdemocrats@gmail.com
Meeting and celebration to charter with the Texas Young Democrats, and to ratify our club constitution and by-laws. Food, drink and fun! Come be a Charter member!

Potter-Randall Democratic Club (PRDC) Monthly Meeting Feb 23, 2009
Day: Mon
Date: Feb 23
Time: 6:45pm
Location: Amarillo United Citizen Forum’s Black Historical Cultural Center
Address: 901 N Hayden, Amarillo, TX
Contact: Gentry Powell, Jr, 381-2012, pres@amarilloareademocrats.org
Prenis Williams speaks on “Black History Journeys Then and Now”. Refreshments and fellowship!

West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) Democrats Club Meeting Feb 25, 2009
Day: Wed
Date: Feb 25
Time: noon-12:45pm
Location: Jack B Kelley (JBK) Student Center, Room 13
Address/Map Hyper-link: WTAMU Campus, see building 2, Canyon, TX
Contact: Wes Condray, wcondray@wtamu.edu; Donna Raef, draef1@buffs.wtamu.edu; or Lisa Caid, lcaid@wtamu.edu
Free pizza! Membership is open to all WTAMU students, faculty, staff and alumni. Membership drive is now underway!

Amarillo United Citizens Forum (AUCF) Banquet Feb 28, 2009
Day: Sat
Date: Feb 28
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Black Historical Cultural Center
Address: 901 N. Hayden, Amarillo, TX
Cost: $15 per person, or table of eight for $12.50 per person (J Stein and B Dix have reserved tables)
Contact: AUCF; Jerry Stein, 351-2744, cletus@arn.net; Brandon Dix, amarilloyoungdemocrats@gmail.com
Volunteers wanted (contact B Dix) to help cook for and support the AUCF Banquet!

Liberals Welcome the Texas Observer “Opening the Eyes of Texas Since 1954” to the Conservative Texas Panhandle Feb 28, 2009
Day: Sat
Date: Feb 28
Time: 6:30-9:30pm
Location: Amarillo Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Building
Address: 4901 Cornell (Across from Bonham Jr High), Amarillo, TX
Contact: 359-4473; or 626-2452
Call for story suggestions about the Texas Panhandle: can be investigative, ironic or humorous. Submit on letter-sized paper with suggested title, 2 - 3 sentences about the story and your contact information!
Find out what is really going on in the Lege, meet Editor Bob Moser and Publisher Carlton Carl, plus tamales, beer, wine, music and SPEECHES!