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Kellen Squire

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Dad, husband, Christian, outdoorsman, perpetually undercaffeinated ER Nurse. Common sense populist/progressive; heroes are Smarsh, Wellstone, Perriello, and Howell. A progressive in VA is anyone who believes in life after birth! Keep the Big Boys Honest! People Before Party!

Can Working-Class Candidates Run For Office — and Win?

by Kellen Squire Tuesday has come and gone, the second post-Trump test of how our Republic would respond to the authoritarian threat that's been looming...

We’re working ourselves to death.

by Kellen Squire When I graduated from nursing school, I went into my first job ready to take on the world- as many newly-minted RNs...

With Brett Kavanaugh, We’re In the Endgame Now. What Are YOU Going To Do...

by Kellen Squire Watching Brett Kavanaugh yesterday undertake a masterful performance for one person - and one person only - while he sat, being "questioned"...

The Imperative of Progressive Organizing In the “Rest” of Virginia

by Kellen Squire Senator Creigh Deeds is one of the best-known politicians in the Commonwealth. A person who has sacrificed and given more to his...

The Canvassing Caravan Rolls Through the Shenandoah Valley, and Into the Blast Zone of...

Early Saturday morning, I jumped into my truck and headed over the mountain from my home in the hollers of Barboursville, Virginia, towards Waynesboro....

Advanced Directives and MAID Laws Must Be a Part of Healthcare Reform

by Kellen Squire There's no way to have a discussion about the state of the healthcare crisis in our country without discussing end-of-life care. The...

Rich teeth, poor teeth- addressing the clearest indicator of economic class in America

By Kellen Squire Just after my daughter graduated from fourth grade, we took her to the dentist for her bi-annual checkup. After a series of...

The Groan-Inducing Right-Wing Battle Cry of “SOCIALISM! LOLVENEZUELA!”…and How to Address It

by Kellen Squire Well, it's a day that ends in "y," so it must be a time for another Republican to cleverly go "LOLVENEZUELA" when...

Here’s How Progressives Can Run – And Win – In Every District. I Say...

by Kellen Squire Recently, there was an article on Daily Kos titled: "Obama Was Never Part Of The Problem, And Democratic-Socialists Cannot Win Everywhere." It...

Black Women Will Save the Country – and We’re Going to Prove It In...

By Kellen Squire One of the biggest "upsets" of the Virginia June primaries was over in "America's First District"- the First 1st Congressional District. Running...
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