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This site is designed to inform all residents of the information and issues that constituents of all parties need to know to be well informed and enlightened citizens of Westtown Township. Our hope is that it will help you to be a more active participant in this wonderful democracy of ours.

This is a dynamic web site that will change as the political landscape changes. Please peruse the site and see the many categories of information provided for you. If you have any questions or comments regarding this site please contact your zone or precinct leader.


Endorsement for Hillary from New New Times

In any normal election year, we’d compare the two presidential candidates side by side on the issues. But this is not a normal election year. A comparison like that would be an empty exercise in a race where one candidate — our choice, Hillary Clinton — has a record of service and a raft of […]

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A WEEK OF WHOPPERS FROM DONALD TRUMP

A Week of Whoppers From Donald Trump By MAGGIE HABERMAN and ALEXANDER BURNS SEPT. 24, 2016 All politicians bend the truth to fit their purposes, including Hillary Clinton. But Donald J. Trump has unleashed a blizzard of falsehoods, exaggerations and outright lies in the general election, peppering his speeches, interviews and Twitter posts with untruths […]

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CITIZENS UNITED: DESTROYING OUR DEMOCRACY

Video can be seen on youtube VIDEO: Elizabeth Warren: Anyone Who Says ‘Change Is Just Too Hard’ Is in ‘Bed With the Billionaires’ Posted on Jan 25, 2016 The Massachusetts senator’s fiery speech on the Senate floor Friday echoed some of Bernie Sanders’ powerful criticisms of Hillary Clinton. Although Warren hasn’t endorsed any of the […]

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Carolyn Comitta to run for Pennsylvania State House in 156th District

Comitta to run for PA House seat West Chester Mayor Carolyn Comitta announced her candidacy for the Pennsylvania State House 156th. District Wednesday at East Goshen Community Park. PETE BANNAN — DAILY LOCAL NEWS By Adam Farence, Daily Local News POSTED: 01/06/16, 7:26 PM EST | UPDATED: 1 DAY AGO 4 COMMENTS West Chester Mayor […]

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HOW WE CAN END GERRYMANDERING

YOU CAN END GERRYMANDERING IN PA WITH YOUR VOTE ON NOVEMBER 3! The Supreme Court judges we elect this year will have the opportunity to reverse the shameful gerrymandering of federal and state election districts in our state. You can learn more about our exceptional and fair-minded candidates here: Judge Kevin Dougherty http://www.doughertyforpa.com/ Judge Christine […]

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Bernie Sanders gives new definition to Socialist Democrat

For a better understanding of Bernie Sanders’ ideology, please check out the post at: http://bit.ly/1F4F7vE

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citizens united: how it influences media

Billionaires David and Charles Koch have been handed the ability to buy our democracy in the form of giant checks to the House, Senate, and soon, possibly even the Presidency. PBS canceled the airing of an expose of the Koch brother’s political operation when they – the Kochs- threatened to withdraw their support from PBS; […]

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Will cutting taxes for the rich lead to more jobs?

Is it true that cutting taxes for the rich will lead to more jobs for the rest of us? Here is the true answer. Just go to the web-site below. TED officials decided not to put [billionaire Nick] Hanauer’s March 1 speech up online after deeming his remarks “too politically controversial” for the site…”.

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IS THE PARTY REALLY OVER?

On May 18, 2015 I posted a letter and encouraged everyone to comment. To date we have “0” comments. A primary objective of this web-site is to generate a dialogue about important issues for ALL voters. So far, we have failed. I am now posting a link to a commentary that should raise the awareness […]

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Is the party over?

The following letter to the editor appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer on May 17. Although written by a former Republican, it expresses the frustration that many actual voters feel about the gradual disenfranchisement we experience from the true democratic process. Gerrymandering, Citizens United and local voting restrictions only frustrate and keep qualified voters away from […]

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