One Step Forward on Immigration Policy

One Step Forward on Immigration Policy

This morning, President Obama and our former Governor and current Secretary of Homeland Security provided much-needed relief to millions of children of undocumented immigrants. We are a nation founded on the premise of accepting all peoples. This is not a partisan issue, this is a real issue that tasks us every day and it is time that real measures are taken to make a positive impact on the lives of millions. This is not the end, it is only the beginning of the real discussion.

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Kids Care

Kids Care

Well, it appears that our amazing pro-life, pro-family legislature has cut Kids Care, a Medicaid program that provides healthcare to children whose families are below the poverty line. Of course, the legislature said the state can’t afford it. But the state could afford to give more of our money away to big corporations who are seriously hurting because, you know, they’re so poor, and they’re, you know, people. Uh-huh.

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The Campaign Kicks Off

The Campaign Kicks Off

Today, I went down to the Secretary of State’s office and I delivered my petitions. In the past month, I gathered over 400 of your signatures. I am proud to announce that I am now officially on the ballot to be your State Representative in Legislative District 15.

Back in 2010 I ran against Lori Klein for a seat in the State Senate. While I did not win the last election, I learned quite a lot about what her neighbors were dealing with. With …

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Pat Stands by the President on Marriage Equality

Pat Stands by the President on Marriage Equality

Today, President Obama announced his official support for marriage equality. I say Bravo, Mr. President! It is about time that the President of the United States of America finally recognizes that all marriages between two loving individuals as equal. Its a view that I share with the President. All marriages are equal regardless of the gender of either partner.

At a certain point I’ve just concluded that, for me personally, it is important for me go ahead and affirm that I think same sex couples should …

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Who is Pat?

Who is Pat?

My name is Pat Flickner. I am an Army veteran, business leader, wife, mother, and grandmother. I am not someone who has been elected to a political office, but I am not willing to sit idly by while our local politics spin out of control. Between the statewide funding ban on ethnic studies, attempts to censor speech on the Internet, and the embarrassment of the disbarment of the county attorneys, it is impossible for me to sit idle and not take a stand for what …

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