Happy Juneteenth, the day that celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation, right?
Well actually, not quite. Juneteenth commemorates June 19,1865, when Union General Granger, issued General Order 3, proclaiming all slaves in Galveston, Texas to be free. He had, just the day before, occupied Galveston, one of the last Confederate
As both a military “brat” and career military officer, I have honored this day in many ways over the years, but this year’s circumstances seem to dictate a day of simple reflection. Why do we have Memorial Day,
Politics are not “as usual” this year, that’s for sure! But, there is still a lot going on in the Arizona and Pinal Democratic Party that isn’t as readily visible. Democrats are rising to the challenge of these times. I want you to know that Pinal Democrats are engaged.