Sad News in Arlene and Zuleyma’s families

Dear MOmentum Members: Zuleyma and Arlene’s family have been hit hard with deaths from COVID.   Arlene’s brother David, who lived in western Kenya for many years with his wife, Gladys Kamonya,  just died this morning  of Covid, after two weeks in a hospital in western Kenya .   Gladys  had died about a week before…

MOmentum Book Club proposal

Although Trump was not re-elected (Thank Goodness!) the guardrails of democracy have been greatly weakened by  Trump and his enablers, so the threat to our democracy is far from over.MOmentum member Dan Lehocky is proposing  a book club for MOmentum members who want to read and  discuss one or more books (and articles) about how…

Action Alert re: Cyber Attack

Almost since the beginning of the Trump presidency there have been rumors that Russia and Vladimir Putin most likely have compromising information about Trump,  given his past trips as a businessman to Russia and the fact that Russia routinely spies on celebrities visiting the country, including following them, installing secret cameras in hotel rooms, etc.  These…

Sign Voter Proection Project Petition to Gov. Parson ASAP

MOmentum, as an organization,  has signed onto the Missouri Voter Protection Project Petition to Gov. Parson to extend the Covid-19 Safe Voting Provisions (e.g. the mail-in voting option and absentee options we had in the  2020 election.)Missouri Voter Protection Project asks that individuals also sign the Petition ASAP, as Missouri Voter Protection Project plans to submit…

Link to Op Ed by Zuleyma Tang-Martinez in St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Zuleyma is originally from Venezuela, and has been a U.S. Citizen since 1976. Her Commentary, “Trump Follows Despot Playbook Written by Chavez” can be accessed at the link below.       https://www.stltoday.com/opinion/columnists/zuleyma-tang-martinez-trump-follows-despot-playbook-written-by-chavez/article_0460709f-b5e4-52d4-833e-7ba8a54436b3.html

Act to Stop Trump’s Coup Attempt

Contact Sen. Blunt (Contact information is at the end of this email) and tell him to acknowledge Biden-Harris as the legitimate winners of the election, and to talk with Mitch McConnell to convince him to convince Trump to concede and to start the transition process immediately. It has been suggested that, at this point, Mitch McConnell…

Racism at a North St. Louis City Polling Site

“I volunteered to be an Election Day Rover, meaning that my job was to sit outside the polling station more than 25 feet away from the door, and ask voters on their exit if everything went smoothly.  I had 4 polling sites that I ‘roved’ throughout the entire day.  In each location, I had very…

Yes, MOmentum will Continue

Several people have asked if MOmentum will  continue.THE ANSWER IS YES!!  Biden’s election  certainly does not mean that  we can sit back and rely on President Biden, or the Democratic Party, to achieve the progressive goals that are necessary to build a better Union for All. The election did not end racism, poverty, militarism, racial…