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Al Nakba 2020: Girding up the loins of the mind By Zahir Ebrahim, Project Humanbeingsfirst (tags)

The way Palestine was stolen from the Muslim goy, at the barrel of a gun, is also the only way it shall be recovered. Words that capture profound thoughts always lay the foundation of all human endeavors, both hegemonic driven by primacy instinct, and benevolent driven by altruism instinct. These two facets of mankind have been at odds with each other from the very first creation of man, and shall continue until the end of mankind. And at every juncture when these have intersected, ironically, it has always been the club that has subdued hegemony, not benevolent words, not protest marches, not divestment scams, and certainly not matams (laments). Primacy only understands the club!

Au tout toxique (tags)

Qu'est-ce qu'on attend ?

Boys Club - Men Have All the Money (tags)

Male cartel.. They have all the money and power.

No Future and Computerization (tags)

Crises, cracks in the mirror, wake-up calls and writing on the wall call us to rethinking and resistance, to new priorities and countermeasures. Didn't the Club of Rome around 1970 warn that it was "5 minutes before 12"? Government must be more than corruption.

Show Me The Money (tags)

Founded in 1996, the Los Angeles Real Estate Investors Club is the oldest and largest investor group in southern California. The Club helps people invest in real estate by offering monthly meetings and seminars featuring education, networking, and deals.

Video: Founding Fathers, Hip Hop, 1 hr 25 min (tags)

Founding Fathers presents the true history of hip hop. 700 free movies are ours at openculture.com.

KPFK is in double trouble, credit cards misused, and... (tags)

Instead of copying the entire text of http://pacificainexile.org/archives/1093 that includes important revelations about KPFK and its financial dysfunctioning [s], it is best to just see the site directly.

Is The Republican Party Worst Re Cruelty To Animals? (tags)

Politicians more than ever before are taking into account the mass numbers of animal issues voters

6 Of 17 Republican Candidates Are Executioners (tags)

As US states are killing the death penalty with only 5 of 50 holding executions this year, over 1/3 of Republican candidates are executioners

Sierra Club endorses activists for Water Board (tags)

Sierra Club announces their endorsement of local environmentalist and activists Stephen Murray and Carl Southwell for West Basin Water District Seats.

Attorney at cannabis club bit by spider or snake that was held by unidentied assailant (tags)

Below is a picture of a cannabis club patients hand. I call him my attorney and maintain his anonymity. The bite is real. They crowd the gate at the club on 17 between Santa Cruz and San Jose

Local Black Friday Protests at Walmart (tags)

A roundup of Black Friday protests at Walmart for the Walmart Strikers and a 25K wage.

A Venice Rawesome Story (tags)

Venice Beach’s Lost Organic Food Club: forgotten and Ignored by some of the so-called progressive left.

Queer Democrats Celebrate Election Victories at Freedom Awards (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democrats for Equality celebrated recent election victories in San Diego County at their annual Freedom Awards November 17 at 1202 Club in HIllcrest. They also honored retiring State Senator Christine Kehoe, the first open Queer ever elected to office in San Diego County, for her19 years in elective office.

Reporting from the Danger Zone - An LA Press Club and KPFK's Scholars' Circle Event (tags)

Live discussion and broadcast on reporting from the danger zone with journalists and scholars who have taken great risks from some of the world's most dangerous places to bring us the news.

Queer Democrats Make Defeating Prop. 32 a Priority (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democrats for Equality voted August 23 to make defeating Proposition 32 a priority race in the November 6 election. Proposition 32 is an effort to destroy the ability of organized labor to raise money for political campaigns, and it's being sold deceptively as a campaign finance reform measure even though its principal sponsors are multi-million dollar donors to Republican candidates and super-PAC's. On the eve of Women's Equality Day, the club also heard from professors Dr. Sue Gonda and Carla Kirkwood on the history of women's struggles for equality and their links to the Queer rights movement.

Queer Democrats Host Love-Fest for Endorsed Candidates (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democrats for Equality turned their June 28 meeting into a love-fest for their candidates who survived the June 5 primary and moved on to the November 6 general election. In the first test of their new policy against endorsing or rating candidates who aren't 100 percent for marriage equality or reproductive choice, they also refused to consider an endorsement or a rating for socially conservative Democrat Juan Vargas for Congress in the 51st District.

Queer Democrats Demand 100% on Marriage, Choice (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democrats for Equality passed a sweeping change to its rules for endorsing or rating candidates May 24. The new rules demand that candidates seeking an endorsement or favorable rating from the club support full marriage equality for Queer couples and an eight-point agenda for protecting women's access to abortion.

Banking leads to Murder and Maiming of Judges and FDIC Officials & reporter (tags)

I am Kurt Brown -- Saint Ram Bone, founder of Mobile Audit Club. I realized this past week in May of 2012 that bribes are being used to murder and maim judges and banking regulatory officials. I went to a clinic in Santa Cruz California called the Planned Parenthood health clinic to get healthcare. I have been maimed when getting healthcare since 2001. A bribe was allegedly alluded to so that the doctor would say I was insane and to use my hand writing as proof

Queer Democrats Unanimously Oppose Pension "Reform" (tags)

The hottest issue on the June 5 ballot in San Diego is Proposition B, the public pension "reform" initiative sponsored by openly Queer Right-wing City Councilmember and Mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio. It would freeze all city workers' pay for five years and abolish the city's pension system for new hires, replacing it with a 401(k)-style plan. The product of a decade-long propaganda campaign by the radical Right politicians and media, it's expected to pass easily — but the predominantly Queer San Diego Democrats for Equality, after hearing a debate on it, unanimously voted to oppose it at their April 26 meeting.

Queer Democrats Endorse Teachers’ Union Leaders for School Boards (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democrats for Equality have become virtually an appendage of the local labor movements in making their 2012 election endorsements. In January they rejected progressive Congressional candidate Lori Saldaña and endorsed her moderate Democratic opponent, Scott Peters, largely on labor's say-so. In February they rated anti-marriage Catholic Juan Vargas and marriage equality defender Denise Moreno Ducheny equally "acceptable" for another Congressional seat. And in March they picked teachers' union leaders for their school board endorsements.

Katherine Stewart Exposes the "Good News Clubs" (tags)

They bill themselves as "nondenominational Bible study" groups for grade-schoolers, but according to investigative reporter Katherine Stewart, the Good News Clubs are just part of a broad-based campaign by the radical religious Right to turn public schools into arenas of religious conversion. They've already won virtually complete permission from the U.S. Supreme Court to run roughshod over the separation of church and state, and religious organizations — especially anti-woman, anti-Queer Fundamentalist ones — have become a 900-pound gorilla able to push themselves into any public school they want to crash.

Queer Democrats Split in 51st Congressional District Race (tags)

For the second month in a row, the San Diego Democrats for EqualIty refused to endorse a progressive Latina for Congress. This time they were unable to come to a consensus whether to support Denise Moreno Ducheny or Juan Vargas in the 51st Congressional District, currently represented by mayoral candidate Bob Filner, despite Vargas's opposition to marriage equality and his abandonment of previous support for single-payer health care.

BTL: Sierra Club Secretly Took $26 million from Natural Gas Industry for Campaign Against (tags)

Interview with Bruce Hamilton, deputy executive director of the Sierra Club, conducted by Scott Harris

San Diego Queer Democrats Reject Progressive, Endorse Moderate for Congress (tags)

The San Diego Democrats for Equality, a predominantly Queer Democratic party club, decisively rejected the Congressional candidacy of progressive former Assemblymember Lori Saldaña at its regular meeting January 26. Instead they endorsed moderate Scott Peters on the ground that he'd be a better "fit" for the district, could raise more money and would have a better shot at unseating Republican incumbent Brian Bilbray.

FIL-AMS MARKED 2nd YEAR OF MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE OF 2009 IN LA (tags)

“Justice Delayed is Justice Denied.” Scores of Filipino Americans attended the photo exhibit and prayer memorial honoring the 58 Maguindanao Massacre victims on November 23, 2009 last Wednesday November 23, 2011at the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) Social Hall in Historic Filipinotown Los Angeles. The event was organized by the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP)-US Chapter, the Filipino American Press Club of Los Angeles, Philippine American Press Club, Philippine Press Photographers-USA, Frontliners Media Group and F7, in cooperation with the Alliance Philippines (AJLPP), the Justice for Filipino American Veterans and People’s CORE.

Queer Democrats Endorse Occupy San Diego (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democrats for Equality (formerly the San Diego Democratic Club) held their first regular meeting since the name change October 27 and overwhelmingly endorsed Occupy San Diego. The strongly worded resolution, based on one passed by the San Diego County Democratic Party, not only supported Occupy's right to protest and camp out in the Civic Center Plaza downtown but also ringingly endorsed the group's challenge to corporate power. The club also endorsed progressive Congressmember Bob Filner for Mayor of San Diego in the 2012 election.

What's in a Name? "San Diego Democrats for Equality" (tags)

The mountain labored at the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club September 22 and produced the club's new name: "San Diego Democrats for Equality." The push to change the club's name was sparked by several members who thought the original name, approved when the club started in 1974, was a relic of a more closeted age and the club needed a new name that more openly and proudly proclaimed its identity as a Queer-rights organization. Though the club voted overwhelmingly to change its name, there was considerable debate over what to change it to: out of the three proposed alternatives, the least openly Queer name, "San Diego Democrats for Equality," won a majority on the first ballot against "San Diego Stonewall Democrats" (after the event commonly, but inaccurately, thought to have started the U.S. Queer rights movement) and "San Diego LGBT Democrats."

Queer Democrats Host Incumbent City Councilmembers (tags)

Thanks to a member who asked that all so-called "friendly incumbent" endorsements be pulled for further discussion, the three incumbent San Diego City Councilmembers who attended the September 22 meeting of the predominantly Queer San Diego Democrats for Equality (formerly the San Diego Democratic Club) ? Todd Gloria, Marti Emerald and Sherri Lightner ? found themselves on the spot. Instead of just showing up to receive their endorsements and thank the club, they spoke to the group on such controversial issues like the city's budget and pension problems, historical preservation and the influence of wealthy people like Qualcomm founder Irwin Jacobs on plans for Balboa Park.

Hell's Angels Boss Killed in Casino Gunfight (tags)

Witnesses to the casino shootout described chaos erupting after a group of Vagos club members was confronted by Hells Angels members at the Nugget. Daniel Sharp, of Stockton, Calif., told the Reno Gazette-Journal that within five minutes, shots rang out: "It was mayhem."

SB 48 Referendum: THE Epic Struggle for Queer Rights in California (tags)

Roland Palencia, executive director of the Queer lobbying group Equality California (EQCA), calls the radical Right's attempt to get rid of the FAIR Education Act, also known as SB 48, "the greatest threat in years to LGBT [Queer] Californians." The Act adds Queer people, people with disabilities and Pacific Islanders to the list of communities whose "role and contributions" to American and Californian history and society must be acknowledged in lessons and textbooks used by the California public schools. Radical-Right activists, including some of the same people who successfully eliminated marriage equality in California via Proposition 8, plan to make it a referendum on the very existence and legitimacy of the Queer community and will likely wage an ugly campaign based on many negative stereotypes of Queer people. Palencia's group is fighting back by setting up a broad, mostly non-Queer coalition, and he, EQCA regional field director George Zander and openly Queer San Diego Unified School District board member Kevin Beiser spoke at the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club August 25 to mobilize its members to join the campaign and help organize the grand coalition.

BTL:Bloomberg Philanthropies' $50 Million Gift to Sierra Club Expands Group's "Beyond Coal (tags)

Interview with Bruce Nilles, deputy conservation director at Sierra Club, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

Autonomy under attack: Rawesome Foods raided (tags)

Rawesome Farm Buying Club was Raided by SWAT and FDA agents. Nearly all of their raw foods were seized.

Leather History Meeting Relives the Wounds of AIDS (tags)

Though it was billed as a panel on the history of San Diego's Leather community, the San Diego League of Gentlemen meeting July 1 turned into something else: an emotionally intense discussion and reminiscence of the effect AIDS had on the Queer community in general and the Leather community in particular. Themselves touched by the crisis directly ? all the panelists either had AIDS, took care of people who did or were active in the community's response ? they talked about the pain of losing so many friends but also how the community grew and its surviving members became more emotionally committed to each other.

Queer Democrats Warned About Threats to Reproductive Choice (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club heard two presentations at its June 23 meeting: a report on the likely strike by the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) against southern California?s three largest grocery chains ? Ralph?s, Albertson?s and Vons ? and a warning about the potentially devastating effects of Republican and radical-Right policies against women?s rights to reproductive choice. Though the struggles of women to maintain safe and legal access to contraception and abortion may seem to have little in common with those of workers for decent pay, access to health care and other benefits, speakers on both issues noted how the radical Right has effectively linked them in the service of a paternalistic agenda that regards workers as mere cogs in a capitalist economy, and women as mere vessels for giving birth to the next generation.

Barbaro/Hanna Humiliate Domestic Violence Victims at Orange County Democratic Meeting (tags)

Crime Victims Humiliated at Democratic Party of Orange County

Queer Democrats Oppose Initiative to Add Non-Elected Members to School Board (tags)

Two multimillionaires, Qualcomm founder Irwin Jacobs and hedge-fund CEO Rod Dammeyer, are sponsoring an initiative called “San Diegans 4 Great Schools” to add four non-elected members to the board of the San Diego Unified School District. The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club debated this initiative March 24 and passed a motion urging voters not to sign to put it on the ballot. Among their concerns were the potential dilution of voter input on the school board, the presence of the president of Roman Catholic Church-owned University of San Diego on the panel of nine people making the appointments, and the ways paid signature gatherers routinely lie about what initiatives will do in order to get people to sign them. The club heard from Scott Himmelmeyer, USD employee and spokesperson for the initiative, as well as current school board president Richard Barrera speaking for and against it, respectively.

Claremont Authorities Promote Fascism at Hate Rally (tags)

Saturday, March 19, 2011

CLAREMONT, California - Despite the best efforts of the City of Claremont and the Claremont Consortium of Colleges to obstruct, befuddle, and otherwise thwart a popular demonstration against fascism, the Southern California community succeeded in doing precisely that at two parallel demonstrations in response to a heavily-armed presence of a band of racist paramilitaries and their state-funded protectors.

Assemblymember Atkins Warns Queer Democrats on State Budget Cuts (tags)

California State Assemblymember Toni Atkins spoke to the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club February 24 and warned of two approaching deadlines coming up in the state legislature's budget deliberations: March 6, the ending of the special budget session called by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger; and March 10, the last day the legislature can vote to call a special election to extend the current state sales tax rates and vehicle licensing fees so that current Governor Jerry Brown's budget, which calls for $12.5 billion in spending cuts, can be enacted. Without that — and so far the Republican minority in the legislature has held firm to block any vote on the tax issue, which requires support from 2/3 of both houses of the legislature even to make it to the ballot — Brown and the Democratic majority will have to make $12.5 billion more in spending cuts, which will virtually end California state spending on health and welfare and eviscerate the state's already underfunded education system.

Russia's Foremost LGBT Leader in LA! (tags)

In a bid to promote the prominence of this May's Moscow Pride and thus hopefully forestall threatened repression by the authorities, Russia's foremost gay leader, Nikolai Alekseev, will tour seven U.S. cities February 26 thru March 6.

Redistricting, Open Primaries and the Challenges for Democrats (tags)

At the January 27 meeting of the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club, Jess Durfee, chair of the San Diego County Democratic Party and former president of the club, explained the challenges the party faces as the citizens’ redistricting commission begins work on redrawing legislative lines for the 2012 election and beyond. He also talked about California’s new open primary law, which also goes into effect in 2012 and allows members of any political party, or of no party at all, to vote in primary races, with the two top finishers from the primary running against each other in the general election even if they’re from the same political party. California’s Democratic leadership opposed both these changes, but Durfee’s presentation focused on making them work and protecting the party’s interests in this new electoral environment.

Openly Gay Fort Worth City Councilmember Headlines Queer Democrats' Freedom Awards (tags)

As a boy, openly Gay Fort Worth City Councilmember Joel Burns was bullied by schoolmates and driven to thoughts of suicide. One of his friends, a boy from Oklahoma, actually did kill himself. As an elected official, Burns spoke October 12 in the Fort Worth City Council chambers and talked about his past in a speech that was heard 'round the world through YouTube and the power of the Internet. On November 13 Burns came to San Diego as the keynote speaker for the 35th Annual Freedom Awards of the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club and talked about teen suicide and the need for renewed commitment on the part of Queer Democrats and progressives to elect officials whose actions will make Queer teens safer.

Get Out the Vote for Stephen Whitburn! (tags)

Openly Gay County Supervisor candidate Stephen Whitburn made an impassioned plea for help in the last five days before the election at the October 28 meeting of the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club, of which he used to be president. Whitburn talked about the barrage of nasty hit-mail pieces Republican campaign groups are sending out against him at the last minute but also said that's an indication that they don't have a grass-roots campaign. Whitburn is seeking to become the first Democrat to serve on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors in 16 years.

Aguirre, Frye Debate San Diego's Prop. D at Queer Democratic Club (tags)

The campaign over Proposition D — an attempt to raise the sales tax in San Diego one-half cent to avoid draconian cuts in police, fire and other city services — has made strange bedfellows. Former city attorney Mike Aguirre, an otherwise progressive Democrat, has made common cause with Right-wing talk radio hosts and anti-tax zealots in opposing the measure. He and progressive City Councilmember Donna Frye debated Prop. D at the September 23 meeting of the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club — which overwhelmingly voted to endorse the measure.

Queer Democrats Back State Party on Redistricting (tags)

Choosing the interests of party over voters, the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club overwhelmingly voted at their July 22 meeting to support the state Democratic Party's attempt to destroy the legislative redistricting commission before it even has a chance to meet, and return to the old, corrupt system under which legislators get to draw their own district lines, thereby preserving incumbents and eliminating any real competition for legislative seats.

Was the Chairwoman of an Activist Democratic Club the Victim of Foul Play? (tags)

Concern mounts for a dedicated civil rights activist

San Diego’s Queer Democrats Discuss Election Aftermath (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club heard from three local experts — San Diego County Democratic Party chair Jess Durfee, San Diego CityBeat editor David Rolland and political consultant Jennifer Tierney — on the aftermath of the June 8 primary election at their regular meeting June 24. The discussion centered mainly on how Democratic candidates like state gubernatorial nominee Jerry Brown and local City Council candidate Howard Wayne can overcome the vast advantage of Republican money — and, in Brown's case, the multi-billion dollar personal fortune of his opponent, Meg Whitman. The club also took a position against SB 1070, the controversial anti-immigrant law recently passed by the Arizona state legislature.

Democratic Club Chairman Victim of Foul Play (tags)

Political leader targeted

Queer Democrats Oppose Strong-Mayor Proposition (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club overwhelmingly opposed continuing San Diego's experiment with strong-mayor government. At their April 22 meeting they voted to oppose Proposition D on the June 8 ballot, which would make strong-mayor permanent, add a ninth seat to the City Councll and raise the threshold to override a mayoral veto of a Council action from a simple majority to two-thirds. City Councilmember Donna Frye led the debate against strong-mayor; having served under both strong-mayor and San Diego's previous city-manager system, she said it's been harder for her as a Councilmember to hold the mayor accountable and get information she needs to make responsible decisions, to the point where she's had to sue the city, or threaten to, to get needed data from the mayor's office.

Queer Democrats’ Surprising Lieutenant Governor Endorsement (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club made a surprising choice in the June 8 Democratic primary for lieutenant governor. San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom became a nationwide hero to the Queer community in February 2004 when he unilaterally ordered city officials to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples, but the club rejected him in favor of Los Angeles City Councilmember Janice Hahn. Members’ concerns about Newsom included his less than progressive stands on economic issues, his notoriously messy personal life, his potentially rocky relationship with presumed Democratic gubernatorial nominee Jerry Brown, and the risks of going into a statewide election with two white men at the top of the ticket against likely Republican nominees Meg Whitman for governor and Abel Maldonado for lieutenant governor.

Queer Democrats Split on Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, School Board (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club strongly supported Hector de la Torre for insurance commissioner, Tom Torklason for state superintendent of education and Mona Rios for National City city council — but they were unable to reach consensus on lieutenant governor and attorney general. Faced with two weak Democratic candidates for lieutenant governor — a Los Angeles city councilmember and a state legislator with a long voting record against marriage equality — the club held off in hopes San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom will run.

Queer Democrats Split on 79th Assembly District Race (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club revealed itself dramatically split in the Democratic primary race for the 79th Assembly District. City Council president Ben Hueso is running a classic “insider” campaign, relying on major endorsements and fundraising clout. His principal challenger, Sweetwater Union High School District board member Pearl Quiñones, is seeking the office in a progressive grass-roots campaign in the tradition of Assemblymember Lori Saldaña (who endorses her) and City Councilmember Donna Frye. The club was unable to reach the 60 percent threshold needed for an endorsement, and ultimately voted to rate both candidates “acceptable.”

Help Save the Chumash Wind Caves (tags)

The Los Padres Forest Service is accepting public comments on the 20 yr permit of the Winchester Gun Club (WCGC) opposed by the Coalition to Save Husahkiw-Chumash Windcaves and Sierra Club, with many supporters in the fields of Archeology, Anthropology, Rock Art Specialists, Natives and Non-Natives.

Queer Democrats Endorse Saldaña, Take No Position on County Term Limits (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club endorsed Assemblymember Lori Saldaña for County Supervisor but failed to take a position on whether to impose term limits on the Board of Supervisors. Supporters of the term-limit initiative, being sponsored by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), said the five Republican incumbents on the board are so entrenched only limiting their future terms will get them out. Opponents said that Democrats have historically opposed term limits and if they supported them for the Republican-dominated Board of Supervisors, they'd be perceived as hypocrites the next time they try to ease-them for the Democratic-controlled state legislature.

AJLPP CONDEMNS MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE (tags)

The Alliance –Philippines or the AJLPP vehenemently condemned the barbaric massacre in Magunidanao last November 22, 2009 that victimized some members of the Philippine press. Arturo P. Garcia. West Coast coordinator of the Alliance said that "the AJLPP is one with the National Press Club (NPC) and other democratic forces in the Philippines in condemning this senseless act of political violence. " The National Press Club (NPC) and the Alyansa ng Filipinong Mamamahayag (AFIMA) denounced the abduction and massacre of at least 36 persons, including media men, in Barangay Masalay, Datu Abdullah Sangki town in Maguindanao.

Is your Job Next? (tags)

On October 31, 2009, the once largest aluminum plant in the world will shut down. With it goes another American industry and more American jobs. The Columbia Falls Aluminum Company in Montana will shut down its aluminum production because it cannot purchase the necessary electrical power to continue its operations. How did this happen in America?

Queer Democrats Endorse Alvarez, Wayne for City Council (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club took two different tacks in its endorsements in City Council races at its regular meeting October 22. In District 6 they endorsed veteran politician Howard Wayne over Steve Hadley, chief of staff to incumbent Councilmember Donna Frye. In District 8 they endorsed the grass-roots Latino candidate, David Alvarez, over two better connected candidates from established local Latino political families: Felipe Hueso, older brother of incumbent Councilmember Ben Hueso; and Nick Inzunza, uncle of former Councilmember Ralph Inzunza.

Queer Democrats Can’t Agree on Marriage Strategy (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club discussed whether to seek the repeal of Proposition 8 in 2010 or 2012 at its regular meeting September 24 — and turned out to be as divided on that topic as the rest of California’s Queer community. The two major statewide Queer organizations, Equality California and the Courage Campaign, have taken totally different tacks on the issue. The Courage Campaign not only favors 2010 but is already organizing for the earlier date, while Equality California’s leaders are convinced that 2010 is premature. Both the club’s invited panelists and its own members differed widely on whether to go in 2010 or 2012, and both proposals for the club to take action on the issue were voted down by wide margins.

Marriage Equality Follies (tags)

The split between California's two leading statewide Queer equality groups, the Courage Campaign and Equality California, over whether to seek the repeal of the anti-marriage Proposition 8 in 2010 or 2012 is criminally stupid and a disaster for the Queer community. The Courage Campaign is energetically moving to create “facts on the ground” to force the rest of the community to join it in a premature push for a 2010 ballot initiative that will almost certainly lose. A later initiative would give the community more time to organize and build support — but a unified effort for 2010 would be better than a continued division that might produce not one, but two, losing initiative campaigns.

Queer Democrats Celebrate Women’s Equality Day (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club celebrated Women’s Equality Day August 27 with a program featuring the club’s women’s caucus chair Kate Lyon, California NOW president Patty Bellasalma, Congressional candidate Francine Busby and Assemblymember Lori Saldaña discussing the history of feminist activism in the U.S. and the continuing difficulty of electing women to public office. The club members also considered an initiative to impose term limits on the members of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, but decided to delay taking a position on that for a month.

Former Obama Adviser Attacks Him at Freedom Awards (tags)

Steve Hildebrand has been described as Barack Obama's closest Gay friend and the person he listens to on Gay issues, but at the August 22 Freedom Awards, the main fundraiser for the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club, he bluntly said, “The problem is Obama isn’t listening enough.” At the event, Hildebrand delivered a slashing attack on Obama and the Democrats in Congress -- both the so-called “Blue Dogs” in the House and the “moderates” in the Senate, as well as leaders like Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid who are letting them get away with hijacking Obama’s agenda and pushing him to the Right. Hildebrand predicted that the Democrats will lose their Congressional majority if they continue to tack Rightward and fail to do the things they were elected to do.

Queer Democrats Endorse Susan Davis for Re-Election to Congress (tags)

Ignoring Congressmember Susan Davis’s often surprisingly conservative record on issues like the war (she voted against the authorization to attack Iraq but has faithfully voted for every supplemental appropriation to fund the U.S.’s wanton aggressions in Iraq and Afghanistan), global trade and health care, the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club endorsed her for re-election seven months before the filing deadline and thereby foreclosed the possibility of considering a progressive primary challenger should one run, as Mike Copass of Progressive Democrats of America did in 2008.

Queer Democrats Endorse Busby for Congress — Barely (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club narrowly endorsed Francine Busby in her fourth attempt to unseat an incumbent Republican Congressmember in San Diego North County's 50th Congressional District. Her supporters promoted her as the most electable candidate because she's built up a large following of volunteers and contributors in the district; her opponents said she'd fudged the question of same-sex marriage equality on the club's questionnaire while her primary opponent, Tracy Emblem, had answered it forthrightly.

Don’t Rush Back to the Ballot on Marriage (tags)

The Queer community in California is asking itself the wrong question in the current debate over whether to try to repeal Proposition 8 at the ballot box in 2010 or 2012. Either date is too early, Mark Gabrish Conlan argues in this editorial from the July 2009 Zenger’s Newsmagazine. Rather than launch a premature initiative drive we will likely lose, organizing around this issue needs to occur outside the electoral process and take the form of nonviolent direct action and public education efforts to convince a majority of Californians that denying legal marriage to same-sex couples is an intolerable form of discrimination.

Queer Democrats Debate Proposition 8 Response (tags)

The wounds were still raw from the California Supreme Court decision upholding Proposition 8, the state’s voter-approved ban on marriage for same-sex couples, when the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club met May 28 and debated how the club should respond. The members heard from attorney Charlie Pratt, who had been at the sit-in at the County Administrative Center's marriage license bureau the day before and had been singled out for special harassment by police, and also discussed whether and when the Queer community should mount its own ballot initiative campaign to repeal Proposition 8.

Yes on 1A Through 1F May 19 (tags)

California's latest state budget deal requires passage of Propositions 1A through 1F on the May 19 special-election ballot. Though the measures have flaws, progressives need to unite behind them because their defeat will be a tremendous political victory for the anti-government, anti-human radical Right and will require even more desperate cutbacks in state education, health care and social service funding than their passage.

Queer Democrats Hear from Labor on Employee Free Choice Act (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club heard from Carlos Marquez, chair of the local chapter of Pride @ Work, at its regular meeting April 23. He presented a campaign called http://www.SharedAgenda.org, aimed at building grassroots support for two proposed pieces of federal legislation: the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA), which will make it easier for workers to form unions; and the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which will ban discrimination in employment based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Assemblymember Marty Block Defends Prop. 8 Stance to Queer Democrats (tags)

Assemblymember Marty Block appeared before the San Diego Democratic Club March 26 to explain why he voted against a legislative resolution instructing the California Supreme Court to invalidate Proposition 8, the initiative passed by voters last November to restrict marriage in California to opposite-sex couples. Block said that, as a former judge, he didn't think it was appropriate for the legislature to tell a court what to do about a pending case, whether it's the Right telling judges to uphold restrictions on abortion or progressives telling the court to preserve same-sex marriage equality.

Queer Democrats Oppose Flagship Budget Compromise Proposition (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club voted overwhelmingly on March 26 to oppose Proposition 1A, centerpiece of the budget reform compromise adopted by the California legislature last January. Though 1A would extend the state's temporary tax increases from two years to four, club members decided that the price -- notably vastly increased veto powers for the governor, new corporate tax breaks and a "rainy-day fund" that could lead to cutbacks in major state programs -- wasn't worth it. The club also opposed Proposition 1D, suppported 1B, 1E and 1F, and took no position on 1C.

San Diego Queer Democrats Endorse Beach Booze Ban (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club voted September 25 to endorse Proposition 4 on the November 4 ballot in the city of San Diego, which would make the temporary ban on alcohol consumption at city beaches permanent. Opponents have argued that the ban is an attack on individual freedom, but the club rejected that argument and instead supported beach-area residents who say the ban has improved their quality of life.

24 Hour Fitness Terminates Member Who Speaks Up About Poor Conditions at Club on Pico Blvd (tags)

24 Hour Fitness terminates member who reports poor conditions. Poor conditions continue despite additional input and cancellations from other members.

Middle Schoolers in El Sereno Protest War and Raids (tags)

Chicano club at El Sereno Middle School are protesting the war and immigration raids.

Queer Democrats Endorse Aguirre for San Diego City Attorney (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club, which had endorsed moderate Democrat Scott Peters over progressive incumbent Mike Aguirre for city attorney in the primary campaign, reversed itself and voted to endorse Aguirre over Republican Jan Goldsmith at its June 26 meeting — but not before an intense debate in which the club president threatened to eject two members to keep the meeting orderly.

San Diego Queer Democrats Endorse Morrow for Mayor (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club endorsed former City Councilmember Floyd Morrow for Mayor at thier April 24 meeting — but Morrow was upstaged by City Councilmember and former mayoral candidate Donna Frye, who brought a volunteer in a fox costume to dramatize her contention that Proposition "C," a ballot proposal to allow the mayor to appoint the city's auditor, is "putting the fox in charge of the henhouse."

San Diego Queer Democrats Reject Progressive City Attorney (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club supported the city's corrupt political establishment and its handmaidens in organized labor and refused to support progressive Democrat Mike Aguirre for re-election as city attorney. Instead they endorsed moderate Democrat City Councilemmber Scott Peters even though Peters voted to renew the Boy Scouts of America's sweetheart lease on city land in 2001 and refused to commit to backing Aguirre in a general election against a Republican.

Queer Democrats Hold Love-Fest for School Board Candidates (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club overwhelmingly endorsed three candidates in local school board races in a love-fest meeting February 28 that contrasted dramatically with their previous one on January, a knock-down, drag-out debate between incumbent city attorney Mike Aguirre and two of his challengers (one of whom has since left the race). They also rated openly Gay Republican Carl DeMaio "unacceptable" as a candidate for the San Diego City Council.

San Diego's Controversial City Attorney 'Speaks (tags)

To his supporters, San Diego city attorney Mike Aguirre is an activist and truth-teller who'sone of the few local elected officials dealing seriously with the city's budget crises. To his opponents, ranging from the Right-wing San Diego Union-Tribune to the city employee unions, he's a loud-mouthed obstructionist who's dividing the city and costing it money. The controversy was on display January 24, when Aguirre and two of his election oppoennts debated at the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club.

Queer Democrats Fail to Endorse for President (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club failed to endorse a candidate for President after a contentious meeting November 29. On the first ballot, Hillary Clinton received eight votes, John Edwards seven, Barack Obama three, Dennis Kucinich two and 14 club members voted against making an endorsement at all. The club also voted to oppose statewide Proposition 91 on the February ballot, which would block legislators from using gas tax money to balance the state budget.

Democratic Party Water Boarding Club (tags)

Lets go Water Boarding!

S.F. Assemblymember Leno Speaks on Same-Sex Marriage (tags)

San Francisco Assemblymember Mark Leno was the keynote speaker at the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club's Freedom Banquet fundraiser October 6. He talked about the bill for marriage equality for same-sex couples he's pushed through the California legislature twice, the likelihood that Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will veto it (as he did in 2005) and the various radical-Right initiative proposals to ban marriage for same-sex couples in California forever.

Queer Democrats Endorse Block, Pettis for Assembly (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club endorsed Marty Block, San Diego Community College board member, over more grass-roots candidates Arlie Ricasa and Auday Arabo for an open Assembly seat at its September 27 meeting. The club also endorsed openly Gay candidate Greg Pettis for another Assembly seat in Palm Springs and Riverside County.

"Continuous Operations" and "Elimination of Unit Breaks" Exposes ILWU (tags)

The "Continuous Operations" and "Elimination of Unit Breaks" agreement signed by Ugles & Co. of ILWU Local 19 Seattle exposes union officers as hypocrites in the fight for clean air in our port communities.

JFAV PARTICIPATES IN SUCCESSFUL 5K RUN AND FILIPINOTOWN FESTIVAL AUG. 5 (tags)

Justice for Filipino American Veterans ( JFAV ) composed of Filipino World War II veterans and their advocates, ardently participates in the first Rotary Club of Historic Filipino 5 Kilometer Run Walk last August 5. The August 4-5 activities was capped by a 5-kilometer run on Sunday Aug.5 More than 400 runners and walkers participated on the event. City Council Member Wendy Gruel awarded the winners of the 5K Run/Walk chaired by Rotarian Dony Joaquin. More than 20 veterans and youth acted as watchers along the route of the 5K run from Burlington/ Court street to Commonwealth/2nd Streets back to the fiish line.

Brown Lizards Laughter, free mp3 song, 6 years after Being Tortured By Federal Criminals (tags)

wrote a song after being injected and tortured in 2001 by federal criminals. I was a bank examiner. Another honest one was killed and covered up. This free song in mp3 is one of my first, and I am posting it

A more appropriate punishment for Scooter Libby! (tags)

Instead of 2 and a half years in a comfortable,country club prison...

Mujeres de la Tierra presentation at LA Greens, M16 (tags)

Los Angeles Greens present a talk by Irma Muñoz who started the first Latina Environmental organization in the country.

Local Opposition to Blackwater West Takes Fight Statewide (tags)

Opposition to Blackwater USA's Plans for New Private Military Base Near Potrero a Tiny Rural Town East of San Diego Heats Up... Local Democratic Club Joined by Their Congressman Takes Fight Statewide Announces They Will Submit Resolution to Stop ‘Blackwater West’at California Democratic Party State Convention This Weekend in San Diego Rep. Bob Filner (D-CA), Potrero Residents, Environmentalists, and Peace Activists to Speak Out in Support of Measure Outside SD Convention Center Saturday, April 28th at 8:30AM

Dennis Kucinich Visits City of Orange (tags)

On March 24, Dennis Kucinich attended a fundraiser at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers hosted by the Patric Henry Democratic Club of Orange County and the North Orange County Democrats

Pfc. Steven D. Green, Golf and the Burning Bush (tags)

Golf is like life only on a larger scale.

Mexican journalists give recognition to Indymedia Mexico and to Brad Will (tags)

* The Journalists Club of Mexico (El Club de Periodistas de Mexico) and the Antonio Sáenz de Miera Foundation recognize the "cooperation without orders" of Indymedia Mexico. * Bradley Ronald Will, murdered in Oaxaca, receives a posthumous recognition for his important informative work.

Justice cancels auction of Brazilian oil. (tags)

In the sixth round, about 3,3 billion barrels were“sold” for approximately 1/500 of its value of market.

Auditor Needs Help Stopping Indentured Servitude in Alabama (tags)

Alabama auditor needs your help in stopping indentured Servitude. Here is a letter sent to the state auditors. Follow link to Mobile Audit Club for videos.

Supporters of "Everyman's" Beach Club to Rally on Sand Against Neighbor Lawsuit (tags)

Wealthy neigbors have filed a lawsuit to try to stop Santa Monica from opening a public beach club near two exclusive private clubs. Outraged community members have organized a rally on the sand in Santa Monica Environmental, beach access and historic preservation groups have come out in support of the project and the public's right to use the beach and public coastal property.

Grassroots on Fire in 36th Congressional Race (tags)

In the CA 36th Congressional race, challenger Marcy Winograd wins the endorsement of the West Los Angeles Democratic Club over six-term incumbent, Jane Harman, by a nearly 3 to 1 margin!!!

student gardens support food banks (tags)

School children are setting up organic gardens to feed the poor and to give fresh produce to food banks. Volunteers needed from around the country. Please Help. Thank you.

Silent Coup D'etat in Los Angeles - Part II (tags)

Los Angeles Taxpayer's Lawsuit Targets Main Source of Corruption in LAPD: Illegal Payoffs to Los Angeles Judges. A recently filed lawsuit by a taxpayer aims at exposing illegal payments received by Los Angeles County judges from public coffers. Public records show that since 1998 LA County Judges have quietly taken around one hundred million dollars ($100,000,000.00) on top of their state salaries out of public coffers. State law prohibits such practice.

Feeding the poor (tags)

School children set up gardens to feed the poor and give fresh produce to food banks. Volunteers needed around the country.

Protest Bush Visit to Indian Wells this Saturday (tags)

Bush will attend a Republican National Committee fundraiser at the Toscana Country Club in Indian Wells on Saturday, April 22.

Transgender Woman Assaulted by Police (tags)

A transgender woman who has been a leader in social services for the Latina transgender community in Los Angeles was assaulted and molested by security guards and police in Miami 03/10/06

Federal Banking Assassins, True Deep Throat Speaks like Max Headroom (tags)

I recently put together some wav files, informing the public of what is going on and what has to be done about the assassins from government mafia types

Actress/Mode/Activistl Mamie Van Doren @ OC Bring Our Troops Home Rally, 3/18/06 (tags)

HART PARK, ORANGE BRING OUR TROOPS HOME NOW! Rally Saturday, March 18, 2005 12:00-4:00 p.m. (rain or shine!)

Utah Senator Bob Bennett,Overtock.con's Patrick Byrne,Tangled Up in Striptease Stock Scam (tags)

Interesting that the http://www.ncans.net 'naked short' penny stock mafia chose a strip joint or lap dance club in Las Vegas as its only address and now we find Steve Wark ex-Clark County Republican commissioner is connected to the fraud whose only known address is the Cheetah Club of Las Vegas,the only strip or lap dance club to my knowledge ever investigated, for whatever reason, under the Patriot Act.

Digna Ochoa, Human Rights Champion, Murdered (tags)

James Angel,Georgetown:Charles Schwab Chooses NASDAQ Because It's More Corrupt. (tags)

James Angel earlier this year even made a video infomercial for what appears to be a criminal stock manipulation group whose only 'official' address as it turned out was a lap dance club in Las Vegas called the Cheetah Club !!! The only lap dance club to ever be investigated by the FBI under the Patriot Act......

BTL:ExxposeExxon Campaign Works to Inform Public About... (tags)

...Oil Giant's Windfall Profits and Environmental Policies ~ Interview with Dave Hamilton, of the Sierra Club, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

Flight 93 (tags)

This one is for you

Hurricane Relief Benefit Show @ SADDLEBACK COLLEGE FRI SEP 16!!!!!! (tags)

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anti-military recruitment teach-in today at LACC 12-2!! (tags)

Come to LACC for the Students for Educational Reform (SER) Club's first teach-in with the Iraq Veterans Aginst the War/ Coalition Aginst Militarism in Schools speak free!!

MinuteMan Found in Garden Grove (tags)

Jim Gilchrist, the founder of the fascist "Minuteman Project", will be speaking at the Garden Grove Women's Club on Wednesday, May 25th at 7:30 pm.

Flight 93 - Flight 93 = Y (tags)

When Y = Revolt

Flight 93 - Flight 93 = Y (tags)

Food For Travelers

"BLACK/ETHIOPIAN JEWS REJECT ISRAELI SOCIETY -- As It Has Rejected Them!" (tags)

READ!: Black Jews rejected in "the Promised Land of milk and honey" -- "the light unto the world": Israel.

"BLACK/ETHIOPIAN JEWS REJECT ISRAELI SOCIETY -- as it has rejected them!" (tags)

READ!: Black Jews rejected in "the Promised Land of milk and honey" -- "the light unto the world": Israel.

Corporatism (A story for teenagers) (tags)

Students learn about corporatism first hand.

White Masa Denies Black FDIC Employee Promotion, Maybe Mafia Connections FDIC Union NTEU (tags)

I am going to report a likely Mob Boss and his obvious superiors within the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (Insuring your deposits to $100,000 at every bank in town), not only in San Francisco but Washington D.C.

Club for Growth member Bob. J Perry funded 'Swift Boat' ads (tags)

Houston homebuilder, Christian zealout and hardcore GOP backer Bob J. Perry was funded, at least partially, the 'Swift Boat' attack ads since recanted by one Veteran.

Song By Activist About Sheriff Allowed To Steal By Government That Abuses The Poor (tags)

The song below in MP3 titled "Jack Is In The Crack, Your Kids Ain't Coming Back" by Auditor Activist Artist Kurt Brown, written a couple of years ago

Sex pros get ready (tags)

With thousands of Republicans set to invade the city this summer, high-priced escorts and strippers are preparing for one grand old party.

ARA Protests on the 19th and 24th (tags)

Protest David Icke and Death in June and Boyd Rice

Secrets of the Federal Reserve (tags)

the creature of Jekyll Island (mp3 audio, 70 min)

Bush worships MOLOCH at Bohemian Grove: is the child sacrifice real? (tags)

Paul Bonacci was awarded $1,000,000 by a federal court for being forced to act in a snuff film at Bohemian Grove .authorities are NOT investigating...

Anti-Social Security group defrauds the elderly with 'ARP' designation (tags)

The Alliance for Retirement Prosperity was founded by Republicans like Grover Norquist (president of Americans for Tax Reform) and Steve Moore (president of the Club for Growth), who view the elderly as dangerously selfish welfare-addicts.

Drug War Film Festival (tags)

911 and the BC Compassion Club Society present: DRUG WAR FILM FESTIVAL Friday, March 12 8pm $6 / $4 (911 members)

Drug War Film Festival Fund Raiser (tags)

On March 12/2004 911media.org and the British Columbia Compassion Club Society www.thecompassionclub.org will present the Drug War Film Festival in Seattle at the 911media location.

BTL:Anti-Immigrant Groups Wage Campaign to Take Over the Sierra Club. (tags)

Interview with Mark Potok, editor of the Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Report, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

Sierra Club a Target of Anti-Immigrant Movement (tags)

I heard this on the radio and found an article on the net. Once again, the Sierra Club, the nation's largest environmental group, is finding itself split on the issue of immigration.

High schooler savors becoming a conservative (tags)

"Liberals welcome every Muhammad, Jamul and Jose who wishes to leave his Third World state and come to America - mostly illegally - to rip off our health-care system, balkanize our language and destroy our political system."

Kerry Blood For OIl/Skull & Bones/War Criminal... (tags)

What Bush Skull & Bones Corporate Kerry Don't want You to Know/Remember...

MoveOn.org demonstrates the growing power of the 'net in US politics (tags)

In an election year where more young voters are expected to turn out, the 'net is heating up as a sincere battle ground for politicians. The curious thing is that the trends are bucked by people who have their own way of doing things.

Club for Growth Attacks Dean (tags)

Iowans, we believe are smarter than this rich white man's club gives them credit. They know what "club for growth" really means. It means rich conservatives grow their own wallets.

Moderate Group Surfaces To Take On Conservative Opposition (tags)

Mr. Woods challenged the Club fog Growth to disclose who its donors are; "Don't come into Arizona in secret. Tell us exactly where your donations are coming from or stay out of Arizona."

Southwest showdown: Republican vs Republican (tags)

Grant Woods says that "mainstream" Arizonans support increased spending for key issues like education, health care and Child Protective Services -- that's why he's fight the Washington, D.C.-based "Club for Growth" who will spend $1 million in Arizona to oust moderate Republicans in the 2004 elections.

BTL:Environmentalists Charge Legislation to Prevent Forest Fires is... (tags)

...a Gift to the Logging Industry. Interview with Sean Cosgrove, of the Sierra Club, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

8 Simple Rules for Schwarzenegger to follow, or else get 'Clubbed' (tags)

A driving force behind the Conservative storm front in America will quite likely be the Governor\'s mentor -- and in the course, steer the socially-liberal Arnold toward a starkly Conservative agenda.

Bush Fundraisers (Liars' Club) (tags)

Protesters against Bush organize nationally. Photos, story of Bush' August Fundraiser in Seattle sharing experiences with Fresno-Riverside

$100,000 Donation trumps 400 Violations (tags)

Sierra Club spokesman Carl Zichella said the $100,000 donation from Tim Blixseth's developement company demonstrates Schwarzenegger's insensitivity to the environment. "I can see one violation or even a handful on a single project, but more than 400? You really have to be trying to violate so many environmental laws."

CHERYL SEAL WEEKEND UPDATE: Twisted Photos for Sept 12-14 plus WTO Pix (tags)

fractured photo captions plus a gallery of WTO protest images from around the world

BTL:Environmentalists Blast White House Nominee to Head EPA (tags)

Interview with Lawson LeGate, of the Sierra Club, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

It's 2003, do you know what the "Club for Growth" is? (tags)

"When the supply-siders at the Club for Growth decide to back a candidate who favors the economic policies of the Reagan era, donations don't just trickle down, they gush." -- Congressional Quarterly Today, Feb. 7, 2003

Diogenes: Forget Athens, head to Arizona! (tags)

Stephen Moore, Club for Growth president & Cato Institute Senior Fellow, raised $10 million for Republicans in 2003 (much more than the largest corporate PACs) But Moore's attempt to challenge Senator McCain (despided by Conservative Republicans) failed.

Free-Market Conservatives push anti-tax agenda at almost any cost (tags)

Stephen Moore, board member of American Conservative Union (ACU), was the former director of fiscal policy studies at the libertarian Cato Institute. He now runs "The Club for Growth," which backs candidates that are friendly to big business.

The masters of the universe (tags)

"Depending on the ideological prism applied, the Bilderberg club may be considered an ultra-VIP international lobby of the power elite of Europe and America, capable of steering international policy from behind closed doors; a harmless "discussion group" of politicians, academics and business tycoons; or a capitalist secret society operating entirely through self interest and plotting world domination. "

Inside the 'Country'-Club for Growth (tags)

In 2002, the fiscally conservative Club targeted 19 congressional races and won 17. The 9,000-member Club is the No. 1 source of campaign funds for Republican congressional candidates, aside from the party itself. It targets Republican incumbents whom its officers deem too liberal...

Republican-Libertarians target moderates in bid for supremacy (tags)

Club for Growth leaders, a pantheon of conservative economic thinkers and tax-cut advocates, are "trying to be a conscience for the party," says Stephen Moore, president and co-founder. But the club's rising power and foray into ethical and moral debates have raised alarms.

A Message from Ramsey Clark (tags)

Vote To Impeach!

EARTHDAY & PRIDE DAY (tags)

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TOMORROW- EARTHDAY & PRIDE DAY CELEBRATIONS @ SADDLEBACK COLLEGE !! (tags)

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EARTHDAY DAY & PRIDE DAY CELEBREATIONS THIS WED. APRIL 30!! (tags)

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EARTHDAY & PRIDEDAY CELEBRATION WED. APRIL 30!! (tags)

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EARTHDAY & PRIDE DAY CELEBRATIONS @ SADDLEBACK COLLEGE WED. APRIL 30 (tags)

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EARTHDAY CELEBRATIONS NEXT WED. @ SADDLEBACK COLLEGE!1 (tags)

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SADDLEBACK COLLEGE EARTHDAY & PRIDE DAY WED. APRIL 30!! (tags)

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SADDLEBACK COLLEGE EARTDAY & PRIDE DAY CELEBRATION WED. APRIL 30!! (tags)

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ACTION ALERT: Stop the RAVE Act! (tags)

Late on Tuesday, April 8, 2003, a Senate and House Conference Committee, without a hearing, public notice or a debate in Congress, attached the Illicit Drug Anti-Proliferation Act (formerly known as the RAVE Act) to the Amber Alert Bill (a child abduction bill). This is "backdoor" policy-making at its worst and in no way upholds the democratic principles rooted in our legislative process.

WAR & HUMAN RIGHTS TEACH-IN TOMORROW WED. APRIL 9 @ SADDLEBACK COLLEGE!! (tags)

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RAWA & SONALI KOLHATKAR SPEAKING @ SADDLEBACK COLLEGE TOMORROW WED. APRIL 9 @ 12:00 PM (tags)

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ANTI-WAR TEACH IN BY RAWA WED. APRIL 9 @ SADDLEBACK COLLEGE (tags)

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RAWA & SONALI KOLHATKAR TEACH-IN WED. APRIL 9 @ SADDLEBACK COLLEGE (tags)

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RAWA SPEAKERS - TEACH IN @ SADDLEBACK COLLEGE WED. APRIL 9 (tags)

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RAWA SPEAKER - WED. APRIL 9 @ SADDLEBACK COLLEGE IN OC! (tags)

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RAWA SPEAKS OUT AGAINST WAR AND FOR HUMAN RIGHTS (tags)

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SONALI KOLHATKAR & RAWA SPEAK OUT AGAINST THE WAR - TEACH-IN WED. APRIL 9!!! (tags)

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SONALI KOLHATKAR & RAWA SPEAKR TEACH IN ON WOMENS RIGHTS & THE WAR WED. APRIL 9 (tags)

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SONALI KOLHATKAR & TAHMEENA FARYAL (RAWA) TEACH-IN @ SADDLEBACK COLLEGE WED. APRIL 9!! (tags)

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SONALI KOLHATKAR & RAWA SPEAKER, TEACH-IN @ SADDLEBACK COLLEGE WED. APRIL 9 (tags)

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RAWA & SONALI KOLHATKAR TEACH-IN WED. APRIL 9 @ SADDLEBACK COLLEGE (tags)

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RAWA TEACH-IN W/ SONALI KOLHATKAR (tags)

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RAWA TEACH-IN APRIL 9 (tags)

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OC ANTI-WAR PROTEST TODAY! (tags)

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MONDAY OC ANTI-WAR PROTEST & UPCMOING TEACH-INS (tags)

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UPCOMING ORANGE COUNTY ANTI-WAR EVENTS! (tags)

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EMERGENCY ANTI-WAR RALLY @ SADDLEBACK COLLEGE MON. MARCH 24!! (tags)

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SONALI KOLHATKAR & TAHMEENA FARYAL (RAWA) SPEAKING WED. APRIL 9 @ SADDLEBACK COLLEGE (tags)

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THE QUEEN IS DEAD - [BUT DON'T TELL THE PEASANTS] (tags)

Transgenders: Queen Mary Show Lounge, Studio City, closed February 23, without notice to patrons or employees after more than 40 years of hosting the TG community.

Temescal Canyon students protest military recruiters (tags)

The students of Temescal Canyon High School's erstwhile peace club stood up to military recruiters, while outside the rain and another event conspired to turn a planned demonstration into a mini-protest.

Rain or shine, Students will protest Tomorrow at Saddleback College (tags)

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SADDLEBACK COLLEGE ANTI-WAR PROTEST TOMORROW!! (tags)

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SADDLEBACK COLLEGE ANTI-WAR PROTEST THIS WED. FEB 26! (tags)

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SADDLEBACK COLLEGE GEARS UP FOR STUDERN ANTI-WAR PROTEST THIS WED. FEB 26!! (tags)

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Temescal Canyon HS Admins: "Yes to Military Recruiters, No to Peace Club" (tags)

Temescal Canyon High School's administration will do anything to stop the Peace Club from meeting. But they gladly allow military recruiters on campus.

Sonali Kolhatkar Teach-In MARCH 5 in ORANGE COUNTY!! (tags)

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SONALI KOLHATKAR TEACH-IN AGAINST WAR - WED. MARCH 5, 2003 (tags)

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SUPPORT SADDLEBACK COLLEGE STUDENTS AGAINST WAR!! PROTEST WED FEB 26 (tags)

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SADDLEBACK COLLEGE ANTI-WAR PROTEST. SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL STUDENTS (tags)

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SUPPORT ANTI-WAR EFFORT OF STUDENTS ON FEB. 26 @ SADDLEBACK COLLEGE (tags)

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SADDLEBACK COLLEGE ANTI-WAR PROTEST WED. FEB 26!! (tags)

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FEB 15 ORAGNGE COUNTY ACTIONS! (tags)

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Help the Watts Garden Club Create Jobs (tags)

With the help of the "Bioneers", the Watts Garden Club has been created in Watts, CA. For over a year now we have networked with the entire Watts Community teaching, networking, informing and enlighting the residents of Watts on many subjects relating to, but not limited to agriculture. We need help to get the word out in the community.

BTL:Bush Administration, Working with Auto Industry... (tags)

...Attacks California's Clean Air Standards.Interview with Daniel Becker, of the Sierra Club conducted by Between The Lines' Melinda Tuhus.

Join Protest as Bush Visits Westwood to Raise $ For SImon - Sat Aug 24 / 7AM (tags)

BRUNCH WITH SHRUB! BRING PRETZELS AND BANANAS! pResident Bush will be at the Regency Club in Westwood Aug 24 at 7 AM, whoring for Simon. Come join us for Coffee with the Commander in Chimp [and Cereal with the Crook!] Make Waffles, Not War! Breakfast Not Bombs! Cherry scones for the smirking drone!

Shut Down AIPAC's National Summit! (tags)

Atlanta, GA October 5-7

Brunch With Shrub LA Aug 24/7AM Bring Bananas and Pretzels! (tags)

pResident Bush will be at the Regency Club in Westwood Aug 24 at 7 AM, whoring for Simon. Come join us for Coffee with the Commander in Chimp [and Cereal with the Crook!] Make Waffles, Not War! Breakfast Not Bombs! Cherry scones for the smirking drone!

gw bush visits Westlake August 24 -WELCOME HIM! (tags)

reported in the ventura star free press that GW Bush will appear sat Aug 24 at Lake sherwood country club [I think in westlake] at republican fundraiser for simon. we have about 10 days to organize a protest so large he will have to cancel his appearance. Let the oil tyrant know that there is still some democracy left in the streets! Not in my county!

Marijuana club faces property seizure (tags)

The Department of Justice ( news - web sites) is working to seize the real estate assets of a gay-run pot club in West Hollywood, Calif.

Pride Month Perspective: TRANS-UNITY 2002 AND OTHER SUCCESSES INSPIRE TR (tags)

In 2001-2002 the Los Angeles Transgender community achieved new visibility and successes, and overcame some adversity, which should inspire us for the year ahead.

Part II: Coverage of 9/11 conference at National Press Club (tags)

This is the second part of a two-part article covering the National Press Club conference announcing the launch of UnansweredQuestions.org.

SIERRA CLUB SUPPORTS JUDI BARI vs. FBI LAWSUIT ON EVE OF TRIAL (tags)

OAKLAND, CA - The long-awaited trial for the lawsuit by Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney against the FBI and the Oakland Police Department begins today with jury selection.

NAFTA's Chapter 11 Provision Protects Corporate Profits, Undermines... (tags)

Between The Lines' Melinda Tuhus spoke with Dan Seligman, director of the Sierra Club's Trade Program.

WEST [HOLLYWOOD] SIDE STORY: CLUB 7969 "86'D" BY ALL-MALE CITY COUNCIL (tags)

Councilmen admit paucity of citations, but still vote to suspend licenses of Club 7969 [Peanuts], renowned transgender, youth and lesbian nightclub, for at least six months.

WEST HOLLYWOOD UPDATE: TUESDAY IS D-DAY FOR CLUB 7969 @CITY COUNCIL (tags)

Club 7969 [Peanuts] hopes it can convince the West Hollywood City Council this Tuesday night to reverse the Business License Commisssion' closure of its renowned transgender, youth and lesbian nightclubs.

"An angel appears at the National Press Club" (tags)

(YellowTimes.ORG) – This morning, an angel - yes, that's right, an angel - appeared to a gathering of reporters at the National Press Club in Washington. The stunningly beautiful creature with satiny white wings and glowing pink skin announced that it was appearing on behalf of...

Popular Nightclub Needs Help (tags)

Blue, a nightclub in Hollywood, is being targeted by it's rivals. IMC_BOT thinks it's because the clientele are young, and easy to get rid of.

Common Terrorist Threats (tags)

Please read the following educational piece about free speech. Then answer the following questions: 1. Were the student and the rapper fully cognizant of what they were doing when they made the threats? Explain. 2. Are people more comfortable with inflamatory language in the movies than in real life? Explain.

Student plans to keep fighting (tags)

update on anti-war teen in west virginia

Assembly Speaker-Designate Wesson Keynotes Freedom Banquet (tags)

Herb Wesson, L.A.-area Assemblymember and designated next-in-line for Speaker, keynoted the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club’s annual Freedom Banquet November 5 and provided its emotional highlight. Wesson’s account of his own childhood experiences as both a victim of anti-African-American discrimination and a perpetrator of discrimination against Queers, from which he learned to see both kinds of prejudice as equally wrong, moved the Democratic Club audience.

Student Suspended for Wearing Clothes (tags)

reprinted from the AP wire A judge ruled Thursday that a 15-year-old sophomore cannot form an anarchy club or wear T-shirts opposing the U.S. bombing of Afghanistan

Student Suspended for Wearing Clothes (tags)

reprinted from the AP wire A judge ruled Thursday that a 15-year-old sophomore cannot form an anarchy club or wear T-shirts opposing the U.S. bombing of Afghanistan

"TOLERANT CITY OF WEST HOLLYWOOD MAY CLOSE TRANSGENDER, YOUTH & LESBIAN CLUB (tags)

All white commission in allegedly tolerant City of West Hollywood threatens closure of famous club for predominatley minority transgenders, youths & lesbians

San Diego Queer Demos Reverse Stance, Rate Dumanis “Acceptable” for D.A. (tags)

Members of the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club voted October 25 to rate openly Lesbian judge Bonnie Dumanis “acceptable” in her current race for San Diego County District Attorney, the highest level of support the club can give to a non-Democrat. This reversed a decision from a previous meeting (see “San Diego Queer Democrats Fail to Support a D.A. Candidate,” posted October 4) at which questions had been raised about Dumanis’ commitment to reproductive choice and her opposition to clean needle exchange.

"Diverse" City of West Hollywood threatens transgender, youth, lesbian club (tags)

Supposedly tolerant city threatens to close club catering to people of color based on hateful complaints by white neighbors

Unleash The Dogs of War... Or Was That The War On Dogs??? (tags)

How crazy does jingoism make you? Consider this: Last week the Afghan Hound Club of America said some of its members have been threatened because of their pets' supposed "nationality."

San Diego Queer Democrats Fail to Support a D.A. Candidate (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club couldn't agree to support any of the candidates for district attorney in the March 2002 election at their regular meeting September 27. Openly Lesbian Republican Bonnie Dumanis disappointed club members with her opposition to clean needle exchange programs and government funding of abortions for poor women.

Environmental Groups Drop Campaign Criticizing Bush (tags)

"We lost the stomach, both personally and individually, for some of the fights we had been engaged in prior to that," Craig Culp, a spokesman for Greenpeace in the United States, said.

We are not worried at all!!!! (tags)

If the commies and ARA scum suckceed in closing down the Shack...

Register article on the nazi protest (tags)

Register writes a small article on the protests

Transparent sector of govt exposed May 9th at National Press Club. (tags)

A multitude of credible military, intelligence and government witnesses will speak at the National Press Club in DC on May 9th, testifying to the reality of extremely covert government research projects of advanced technologies. These technologies include devices that generate an unlimited supply of energy by tapping into an electromagnetic energy field, and anti gravitational devices. An open forum will be held on May 12th.

Sierra Club Demonstrates at Morgan Stanley LA Headquarters 8/17/00 (tags)

Sierra Club, Wetlands Action Network, Ballona Valley Preservation League and other environmental activists stage street theater and protests at the Los Angeles headquarters of Morgan Stanley-Dean Witter. Protestors call for halt to Los Angeles Playa Vista development and ask environmentalists to boycott the DISCOVER CARD.

Anarchist Invitational Golf! (tags)

"The $15,000 fee will be waived to those entering through the three miles of unguarded and easily breached security fencing."

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