Once, Americans could complete a course of free public education, which prepared one to get a 40-hour per week job that paid enough to have a really good life & retire at 60.
That is gone now -- as people struggle to make ends meet with two or three jobs -- but Americans can take it back!
Lisa McCormick is one of us!
Lisa McCormick is the only challenger in the New Jersey Democratic primary for US senator.
McCormick has stood up against Wall Street billionaires buying control over the Democratic Party and corrupt insiders who make millions off taxpayers through no-bid contracts and other crooked deal without even representing the interests of working, middle-class families who entrusted them with power. Her opponent survived a criminal indictment handed up by the Obama administration only to be 'severely admonished' for breaking the law by the US Senate Ethics Committee.
Lisa McCormick is a mother & small business owner who is running for office because the challenges facing working families in today’s economy are not being solved by the existing political establishment. The quality of living has precipitously declined during the 25 years Senator Bob Menendez has been in Congress, and with his greed revealed She knows that unfair elections, broken political systems & legalized bribery have manifested as inequality in society and despair among the populace. But it does not have to be that way.
Lisa has won key victories as a progressive activist fighting for justice and advocating smart & honest policies, like breaking up big banks, stopping corporate tax dodgers, Medicare for all and expanding free public education. She knows that persistence is required and she it willing to go the distance.
Most importantly, Lisa McCormick will work to eliminate the corrupt influence of dirty money in politics with an affordable system of fair & clean elections. Eliminating political payoffs is the only way to put on a public agenda items such as state-funded child care, paid family leave, universal health insurance, free tuition at public colleges and universities.
A lifelong New Jersey resident, Lisa McCormick is the publisher of a weekly newspaper and community news website, as well as an accomplished equestrian athlete.
Before she acquired her own business, Lisa McCormick worked with such companies as Schering Plough, Seton Hall, Unz & Co., Hewlett Packard, Chanel, Fortis, and EDS. She also worked for the president of Dataflex Corporation and served as an administrative operations manager at a local investment clearing firm. McCormick studied Industrial Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology and earned a certificate in office administration from Cittone Institute.
The measure of human character is not how many times you get knocked down. What counts is whether you get back up. Lisa McCormick suffered some terrible injuries, but she is someone who has conquered adversity.
After a 2008 auto collision caused her to have disk replacement surgery in 2010, two-and-a-half years later Lisa McCormick endured a second accident in which she fractured two vertebrae, also known as the backbone or spine. Today, she remains on the mend but vigorously pursues a healthy regimen of yoga, ice skating, horseback riding and other physical exercise.
Lisa McCormick is someone with transformational political talent, the tenacity to forge ahead despite overwhelming opposition. She is running in pursuit of almost universally desired goals, the restoration of democratic equality in America, the eradication of rampant corruption and the restoration of the American Dream. If you would like to help advance this campaign, please make a donation to Lisa McCormick and sign up to volunteer in support of this people-powered crusade.