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Treading in Deep Waters (tags)
As one good reason for voting for Biden: should he win, Democrats will not be able to continually blame all of our sorry politics and capitalism’s contradictions on Trump. And the experience of a Biden government might well hasten the defection from a moribund Democratic Party.
"Don't let them take democracy away from you" (tags)
"United we can and will overcome the time of darkness in America," he said. After four years of Trump's presidency, the Biden-Harris team wants to reunite the country, overcome the Corona crisis and boost the economy with millions of new jobs.
Impeaching a President and Impeachment and Corruption (tags)
Resisting "corruption" has occupied the American republic since its origin-along with the search for "virtuous leaders." The impeachment process was understood as a remedy for corruption. The violation of the people's trust is the reason for removal from office.
Votation des crimes contre l'humanité (tags)
Une révolution vraiment aboutie...
Irwin Jacobs Against Cell Towers (tags)
He was against the new cell towers that will kill people - killed just before the voter.
Senate Votes on Puerto Rico Disaster Aid and Emergency Food Assistance (tags)
The Senate agreed to vote next week on disaster relief legislation that includes $600 million in emergency food assistance for Puerto Rico. In recent days, a turbulent exchange between President Trump and Congressional leadership exploded over whether or not Puerto Rico disaster aid monies should be included in Senate legislation.
Please Help Mississippians Vote For Mike Espy On Nov 27th (tags)
Former USDA Secretary Mike Espy was 4 times elected to Congress from Mississippi. His opponent Cindy Hyde-Smith, cattle rancher and part owner of a slaughterhouse auction lot, was appointed by the Republican governor. She has a zero rating from the Humane Society of the US.
94 Of Rick Scott's, Brian Kemp's, the Mississippi GOP's & Other Republican Campaign Crime (tags)
Florida Republiicans did not honor tens of thousands of Democrat absentee ballot requests, designed a ballot which hid the senate race so that 26,000 heavily Democratic Broward County ballots showed a vote for governor but not Senator Nelson, had hacakable machines, repeated the tricks of Roger Stone, Brett Kavanaugh, and John Bolton in Florida who organized rent a mobs called the Brooks Brothers (all 3 of whom are in the Trump regime).
30 Of Brian Kemp's Felonious Racist Vote Suppression Crimes (tags)
Kemp has declared himself governor and arranged for certification of the election. That was stopped by a federal judge who has extended the vote count deadline
Republican Vote Fraud Reached A New Level In Midterms (tags)
No power cords in Georgia, one of Brian Kemp's countless crimes... Florida Republicans did not honor many Democrat absentee ballot requests.. Arizona GOP kept young voters in several hour queues.. Supreme Court pentocracy rubberstamped racist gerrymandering in TX, OH and allowed exclusion of Native Americans in ND 3 operatives in the Bush theft of the 2000 election (Brett Kavanaugh, John Bolton, and Roger Stone) have been involved in the Trump campaign between 2016 and now.
75 Election Tricks Of The Party Of The Rich (tags)
The 3 biggest crimimnal vote purgers in the US are Brian Kemp of Georgia, Jon Husted of Ohio and Kris Kobach of Kansas.Racist gerrymandering, phone jamming, ESS voting machine remote controls, suing a woman for helping her blind mother vote, ownership of 95% of radio stations etc.
100 Ways GOP Have Stolen Elections Since 1876 (tags)
Please Vote Against These Animal Abusers In Nov Or Early Voting (tags)
Please vote out the 52 Republican senators who have a terrible record of votes for animal abuse and slaughter. Please vote out the 220 Republican House members who voted for aerial hunting in our national park. Please vote out all who vote for Donald Trump's agenda.
Vol I: 84 Varieties Of GOP Election Fraud (tags)
The party of the rich, the Republican one, has always been a minority party and therefore has been involved in voter suppression and election thefts
Say No To Waterboarder Gina Haspel And Trump (tags)
Reasons to ask senators to vote against waterboarding torturer Gina Haspel
La farce électorale (tags)
Le vote de la dictature...
The Shortwave Report 12/22/17 Listen Globally! (tags)
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, NHK Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba.
Major election in Kurdistan-=+Afghan Womens Magazine since 1977 (tags)
Kurdish areas celebrated a 98% vote for national identity that was opposed by the national governments in Turkey as well as Iraq. The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan and the Kurdish Democratic Party are the main forces behind this important vote which includes 2 airports near Mosul, Kirkuk as well as a 3rd city Sulemaniyah
European Union Votes on Corporate Transparency Regulations (tags)
The European Parliament is set to vote on landmark corporate transparency rules known as "country-by-country" reporting.
Votation des crimes contre l'humanité (tags)
Voter c'est de la complicité...
Why Senate Should Vote Down Jeff Sessions (tags)
NPR Boston did an excellent radio show on the history of Jeff Sessions' racism. The audio link is below.
The Real Story of the Recount (tags)
Jill Stein’s multi-state presidential recount was unprecedented. The idea originated from a group of computer scientists represented by attorney John Bonifaz, who after analyzing the U.S. computerized voting system found it to be vulnerable to hacking and manipulation. Social scientists and statisticians deemed some of the 2016 election results to be improbable. Election integrity volunteers and attorneys stepped up to help sort it out.
KPFK :must VOTE by 9/30 to local board. (tags)
Below is a REPOST from a dedicated volunteer of KPFK who wants everyone to Vote, while providing his preferences for those not already decided. ACT NOW. Call the radio station for ballot if one was not rec'd but you qualify : 1-818-985-2711 x1 Deadline for returning the ballots is Sept 30! dont delay. If not enough voters act, the 'losers' who did not qualify in prior elections will now take their un-won positions instead ! No Fair ! A quorum must be met to have LSB members change and improve and have new voices run KPFK and 4 will also be nominated to be on Pacifica's board from all on LSB.
Ohio Voters Subjected To Hundreds of Millions in Koch brothers ads (tags)
Hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent by the Koch Brothers in Ohio trying to buy a senate seat for Rob Portman, former Bush operative,warmonger, called one of the 5 worst senators by the Sierra Club, NRDC, EDF, League of Conservation Voters etc, debate coach for Mitt Romney, who outsourced countless jobs to China, who tried to bring hunting to national parks which would have endangered children, international and domestic tourists as well as animals.
Sen. Rob Portman: Warmonger, Hunters' Tool, Deforester, Voted 5 Times No On Women's Pay (tags)
31 reasons to vote against former Bush operative Rob Portman on whom the Koch Brothers have spent 81 million on the first ad buy of many.
SAVE KPFK & PACIFICA: VOTE IN THIS CRUCIAL ELECTION! (tags)
Vital KPFK Local Station Board election is ongoing. June 30th, 2016 deadline for becoming eligible member-voter. Go to KPFK.org, press DONATE button and donate $25. Deadline for candidate nomination is also June 30th. Please also sign petition to Bring Back Roy "of Hollywood" Tuckman's Stolen Hours.
61 Reasons To Vote Against Hillary Clinton (tags)
California's primary can change the world.
The 12 Wars And Bombed Countries of Clinton and Obama (tags)
The California primary can change the destiny of the planet. Please vote against Clinton and Trump.
A Case Against Hillary Clinton, Candidate Of Endless War (tags)
More hawkish than Obama, more willing to murder prisoners than her husband, a tyrant who woudl force parents to submit their chidlren to toxic vaccines, Clinton is tied to the military industrial complex
44 Reasons To Say No To Hillary Clinton (tags)
The Huffington Post has reported that 33% of Sanders voters will not vote for Clinton. Some will vote third party. Some will vote for Trump. Some will not vote. Bernie Sanders has won 19 states. In May he won West Virginia by 15%. Please help elect him president
Koch Brothers Spend 81 Million On Their First Ad For Ohio Senator Portman (tags)
Portman has supported every illegal war of Bush and Obama, tried to bring hunting into national parks, is a pawn of petroplutocrats in the US as well as a former lobbyist for the Sultan of Oman, has lost untold numbers of jobs for his state by voting for CAFTA, NAFTA and special trade status for China, is a former debate coach for Mitt Romney,
No To Ohio Senator Portman Who Wants Hunting In National Park (tags)
Republican Senator Portman of Ohio tried to privatize Social Security when a Bush operative.
18 Reasons To Vote Against Henhawk Hillary (tags)
Hillary Clinton voted for the Iraq War fiasco which has created incredible suffering for soldiers and civilians, a war which has cost trillions Its only consequence has been to multiply hatred of Americans around the world and to spawn ISIL
KPFK and Pacifica are runniing aground...more, again.... (tags)
KPFK and Pacifica are in a dangerous places, again. Careful. Here is a summary below reposted from the original writer's site. Visit there for more news stories also. And comment there as well.
Please Vote Out Warmongers And Animal Abusers (tags)
Please vote out of national, state and local offices, from the courts, every animal abuser. and warmonger, from Barbara Boxer to John Kasich
5 Dozen Categories Of Republican Election Theft (tags)
With an almost infinite variety of methods, plutocrats have stolen elections through Republican candidates
Foil The Republican Plan To Steal Ohio And The Election (tags)
myriad kinds of fraud eumployed by the Ohio Republican Party to steal the national election
The GOP Plan To Steal The Ohio And National Elections (tags)
This writer has left the duopoly of the Republican and Democratic 2 headed monster because there is not a single antiwar candidate among the remaining 11, and will vote for a third party candidate.. most probably a Libertarian, Green or Socialist candidate.
Time To End Domination of National Elections By Small Rural State Primaries (tags)
Not a single state of the top 22 in population, not a single state with a greatly sized city like New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago, Houston, Miami... but small rural states are heavily promoted in the primary process.
KPFK'S under Pacifica's Board- LAST CHANCE TO VOTE JAN 4 (tags)
Now or never is the TIME TO VOTE for Pacifica's National Board, the Pacifica umbrella that reigns over KPFK, plus 4 other radio stations nationwide. Jan 4th - MONDAY is deadline.... Act now or watch any chance of having input diminished or maybe even removed...... owch !
UCOLA student regrets anti-Israel words (tags)
"A University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) student whose angry outburst following the defeat of an anti-Israel vote went viral on the Internet has had a chance to educate herself better, she told The Algemeiner this week, after requesting an opportunity to express her change of heart. “I don’t believe Israel is evil,” Danielle Dimacali said. “In fact I think it’s a great progressive country that offers a lot of freedom for its citizens.” "One of the things she said she has learned about is antisemitism – “a negative perception of Jews that can be manifested physically or verbally toward Jewish individuals, property, religious facilities or their respective communities. Furthermore, I understand that antisemitism manifests itself with regard to the state of Israel. Criticism of Israel, demonizing Israel, blaming Israel for all inter-religious or political tensions, applying double standards towards Israel, or delegitimizing Israel are all forms of Jew-hatred. It is not only illegal but immoral to target a historically oppressed Jewish minority that has a collective right to self-determination and essential human rights.”
KPFK NEEDS ALL VOTES - now please (tags)
The deadline is Jan 4th - coming soon - or KPFK gets stuck with Old-Past-Due board-members -- those who have let the station Down this perilous financial loss path to now... VOTE IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE
VOTE on KPFK or else it may be a lost cause or sold away (tags)
the urgency of to have a full QUORUM of voters before Jan 4, 2016 is being announced on Radio Station KPFK, 90.7 Fm in L.A. that has a broadcast reach past this county into San Diego, and Santa Barbara and is also sponsored by listeners on it’s website at http://KPFK.org. There is a threat and signs of bankruptcy or assets being sold for maintainance money and some KPFA board and atty connivers set to take away-over all of Pacifica’s Foundation, by replicating similarly it’s name.
38 Of The Ways Republicans Steal Elections (tags)
Some of the ways Karl Rove, Mitt Romney, John McCain, Jeb Bush, G H W Bush or many others conspired to steal elections Although the word gerrymander was coined in 1812 after a Bostonian, Gerry Mander, Massachusetts has less vote fraud than red or purple states.
GOP Vote Fraud In OH, KY, VA, FL, AZ, CO, NV, MN, NH And Elsewhere (tags)
In the November 2015 elections, Ohio Republican vote fraud robbed Ohioans of their ratification of pot decriminalization In Kentucky a fraudulently elected Republican was installed in the governor's chair
KPFK needs your VOTE ! or lose it. (tags)
KPFK and Pacifica Elections must meet a very minimum quorum/ amount of voters who Vote and participate, or the expenses [about $25,000?] are wasted and same-old Board members happily stay stuck in place, out of legitimate time but clinging to power-positions. so VOTE if you qualify for their minimum contribution made this [fiscal] year. Call to inquire for more info at 818-985-2711 day hrs. or see www.KPFK.org for minimum info there.
Berkeley Human Welfare Commission rejects BDS (tags)
"Divestment from the Israeli Occupation," the measure was defeated 5-2.
Update on WHAT IS HAPPENING AT KPFK and what can be done & elections (tags)
This is a repost of a message to a list, then forwarded to the LAAMN list, and now here.
Security Council Veto Power (tags)
Republicans Again Fail to Block Iran Nuclear Deal (tags)
Senate Fails to Block Iran Nuclear Deal (tags)
GOP Voter Fraud In Jeb Bush's FL, OH, NH, NC, TX, AZ, VA, NC, CA, CO, OR, MN Etc (tags)
There are hundreds of categories of vote fraud used by the plutocratic party in the last 100 years.
America's Sham Democracy (tags)
Russia to Veto UN Resolution for US-Controlled MH17 Tribunal (tags)
Celebrities Rally to Save Wildlife from the Hunt (tags)
Politicians in England & Wales urged to vote against attempt to bring back “despicable blood sport”
"No" Supporters Win in Greece: Now What? (tags)
Scare-mongering Greeks to Vote "Yes" on Sunday (tags)
Sunday's Referendum in Greece (tags)
Greece May Become BRICS Member (tags)
Greece Announces Referendum on Bailout Terms (tags)
Dirty Fast Track Politics (tags)
House Rejects Fast Track Authority - For Now (tags)
National Congress Vote on Food Stamps Cutbacks (tags)
The national vote on food stamps cutbacks was held in the national congress on may 1, 2015. The vote to trim the EBT cards was passed by 3 votes out of about 486 votes.
Cal-Davis student court strikes down anti-Israel Divestment resolution (tags)
UC Davis Aggie High Court reject BDS resolution
Racism at UCLA (tags)
ANALYSIS: Blatant act of anti-Semitism shocks UCLA community.
Anti-Israel Radicalism's Genocidal Nature at UC Davis (tags)
Again the anti-semitism at the heart of the BDS movement surfaces
Paalestine: Between a Rock and a Hard Place (tags)
Congress Authorizes Unlimited Spying on US Citizens (tags)
Labor Solidarity Demands a “No” Vote on Israel Boycott (tags)
The AAF currently consists of over 120 liberal and progressive scholars, affiliated with The Third Narrative, who are dedicated to combating academic boycotts and blacklists, defending freedom of expression and promoting empathy and civility in the debate over Israelis and Palestinians.
Canadian Billionaires: Keep Your Filthy Oil Ask Congress To Vote Against Pipeline Mpv 19 (tags)
Keystone would be environmental destruction, without any kind of benefit to the people of the US. TransCanada has not offered to put money in a spillfund. The Canadian rich take the money and the people of the US take the risk.
Individual Democrats can adapt to Republican majority (tags)
Individual democrats can improve their situation by trying to get along with Republicans and can benefit from cooperating with Republicans.
Only 1 Man Keeps Judicial Murder Going In The US (tags)
Voters today can vote out executioner judges Nathan Hecht and other Republicans in Texas, Sharon Kennedy and J French in Ohio, Eric Levinson in North Carolina
Voters In 3 States Can Remove Serially Killing Judges (tags)
In Texas, North Carolina and Ohio, voters have the power to remove serially killing judges whose use their gavels and pens as murder weapons
It is important to carefully VOTE in Tue. Nov 4 election.
In Ohio Governor Race, Disturbing Facts About John Kasich Emerge (tags)
Kasich's role in fleecing Ohio pension funds, his signing of a bill that rape counselors lose state funding for listing abortion as an option, his campaign prevarication about Fitzgerald license, etc etc.
Connecticut Governor Race: Dan Malloy Rather Than Foley: Factory Closing Union Buster (tags)
In the Connecticut governor race, voters are being informed of the unionbusting, factory closing profiteering of the Republican candidate Tom Foley, who was a fundraiser and state election coordinator for George Bush.
UK Parliament Supports Palestinian Statehood (tags)
UK Vote on Palestinian Statehood: Hold the Cheers (tags)
8 Reasons Why Congress Should Vote No on Training and Funding Syrian Rebels (tags)
Dennis J. Kucinich is a former 16-year member of the US Congress and two-time US presidential candidate
Scotland's Referendum: Fair or Foul Play? (tags)
Syrians Vote (tags)
56 Senators Try to Force Keystone XL Pipeline Past President Obama and the Public (tags)
A group of U.S. senators says it has enough votes to not only approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, but push it past President Barack Obama. The group consists of all 45 Republican senators and 11 Democrats. They introduced legislation for the pipeline on Thursday.
Bashing Real Democracy (tags)
Pacifica voting in secret with no accountability? Is this part of KPFK ? (tags)
Counterpunch is now publishing wrong info ? Who gave them that information about Pacifica? How confusing. Another commentator disclosed here at Indymedia how Pacifica Nat'l Bd voted to deselect the hired Exe Director. But the numbers and facts never add up correctly. Nor can results be explained and no names of voters are named. And KPFK's Local Station Board meetings have a fight club mentality and provides no factual helpful information either. Ask their LSB for more accurate info here: email@example.com
Afghans Vote (tags)
Crimeans Vote on Joining Russia (tags)
Governor Chris Christie Sacrifices Animals As Well As People (tags)
After legalizing bear murder in New Jersey, Goveror Chris Christie has vetoed a ban on the tiny gestation crates in which pigs are raised.
John Dingler's "Ten Prosecuted Whistleblowers (tags)
Work inspired by what I learned at Occupy Riverside and at the 28ers
Fraud, Intimidation and Vote Buying in Honduras (tags)
Whither Obama? (tags)
Obama's War on Syria Imminent (tags)
Obama's War on Syria: Dissent in the Ranks (tags)
Iranians Vote (tags)
Israeli Election Results (tags)
Dominant Israeli Parties Spurn Democracy (tags)
Israelis Vote (tags)
Israeli Elections (tags)
Egypt’s Revolution Stumbles (tags)
The call for a new constitution was a key political demand of the Egyptian people when they overthrew the thirty-year dictatorship of Mubarak. Motivating this was the desire to begin dismantling the repressive bureaucratic state machinery they had suffered under and replace it with a democratic government that would be guided by their needs and hopes. Such aspirations served to unite the divergent forces that made Egypt’s political revolution and encourage their grassroots organizing efforts.
RH victory in Philippine Congress, a historic leap forward for women (tags)
Akbayan Party-list joins the Filipino people in celebrating our historic victory in the passage of the Reproductive Health bill in the second reading of the House of Representatives. Through Representatives Walden Bello and Kaka Bag-ao, Akbayan reiterated the voice of the people when it voted for life, choice, and reproductive health rights. We join the people in enjoying the fruit of more than a decade of struggle—a long and arduous journey towards the enactment of a law that will uphold and safeguard their right to a better future. Finally, after years of perseverance, the people have emerged triumphant.
Bolivarianism Wins Big (tags)
Mesa Mayor Scott Smith tries to justify a $42,000 raise for himself (tags)
Mesa Mayor Scott Smith tries to justify a $42,000 raise for himself. He thinks he deserves $80,000 for the part time job of being the Mesa Mayor.
UN Vote on Palestine (tags)
Palestine UN Vote Postmortems (tags)
U.N. Vote on Palestinian Recognition Blocked by U.S., Israel and Germany (tags)
The right wing government of Germany under Chancellor Angela Merkel has made the unfortunate choice to side with the U.S. and Israel in blocking Palestinian recognition in the upcoming United Nations vote. However France, Spain, U.K. and many other nations are going to act with ethics to support Palestinian statehood instead of caving in to the imperialist whims of U.S. and Israeli pressures to maintain their state sanctioned apartheid and discrimination against the Palestinian people.
Union Loss in Bend, Oregon (tags)
The game is rigged, but not the fight.
2012 Presidential Election & Cal Props Results (tags)
All elections confirm the class struggle that has preceded them and the 2012 presidential general election confirms the fact that there has not been much class struggle in this country. There has been some effort to bring this backward country into the fold of civilization with the placing of a repeal of the California death penalty, Prop 34, on the ballot by the voters, but as of 5 a.m., 11/7/12, it has 47% of the vote. The presidential election, with the re-election of the latest fascist war criminal in the White House with a bare 50.3% of the vote is no mandate and this termed out president is now a lame duck president. The 2016 presidential election begins today.
Nov 6: Vote Your Conscience: Peace & Freedom & Green (tags)
It is barricades time now as election day is November 6, 2012. When we vote, we remember Roe v Wade, the 1973 decision under President Nixon, legalizing abortion in the US, with the majority opinion written by Republican Nixon appointee, Justice Blackman, with a Democratic Kennedy appointee, Justice White, dissenting proving that it is mass movements that make the difference. The so-called “lesser” evil is just plain evil. You have to vote your conscience if you want anything to improve as Peace & Freedom Party and the Green Party are products of grassroots movements.
Pre-Election Message by Stewart Alexander for the Socialist (tags)
In some states, voters will be able to cast their vote to speak for the 99 percent and vote for Stewart Alexander for President and Alex Mendoza for Vice President. These voters will be on the frontline to revolt against a political system that is unfair and unjust; their votes will be a revolt against unfair ballot access laws that has rigged the entire political process to limit voter choice to the candidates of the two corporate parties.
Quotes from Governor Gary Johnson, Antiwar and Anti Patriot Act Candidate (tags)
Governor Johnson, on the ballot in 48 states, would withdraw troops from Afghanistan immediately, be noninterventionist re Iran, repeal the Patriot Act, balance the budget, decriminalize marijuana etc.
Tepid Palestinian Authority UN Upgrade Bid (tags)
Congressional candidate Kyrsten Sinema (tags)
Did you know that Congressional candidate Kyrsten Sinema authored a bill to put a 300 percent tax on medical marijuana???
BURN THE BALLOT 2012 (tags)
What are doing the day before the "election". On Monday, November 5th, members of the Burn the Ballot Caucus of Movement for a Democratic Society (MDS), allied activists and disgruntled voters will burn presidential ballots to draw attention to the fact that there is no democracy in the US and to say we will not, once again, go quietly into the polls!
Pre-Election Message by Stewart Alexander for the Socialist (tags)
In some states, voters will be able to cast their vote to speak for the 99 percent and vote for Stewart Alexander for President and Alex Mendoza for Vice President. These voters will be on the frontline to revolt against a political system that is unfair and unjust; their votes will be a revolt against unfair ballot access laws that has rigged the entire political process to limit voter choice to the candidates of the two corporate parties.
Obama’s ground game grinding out lead in Florida (tags)
Staffed by three recent college graduates and one who will graduate next JuneJune, President Obama’s re-election campaign is waging an aggressive ground game in Collier County, Fla. At first blush, one would think that Collier County would be written off by the Obama camp.
Chicago's teachers end strike (tags)
The ChicagoChicago Sun-Times is reporting that the Chicago Teachers Union’s House of Delegates voted Tuesday to end its seven-day strike. This means that classes will resume on Sept. 19 (Wednesday) for the country’s third largest school district’s 350,000 public school students.
Gary Johnson vs. Scott Rasmussen: The voters lose (tags)
As we move toward the hype and hoopla of the Republican National Convention in Tampa next week and the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte early next month, The American Pundit Writing Assignment for the second half of August focuses on the condition of political reporting in United States:
Action Alert: Act now to stop the latest effort to legitimize Israeli Apartheid Terrorism! (tags)
Take Action...The City Council of Sacramento, California, is scheduled to vote on adopting Ashkelon, Israel as a Sister City on August 14th. Given Israel’s continued policy of killing and displacing Palestinians and illegally confiscating their land, the Capital of California, Sacramento, should not be used as a stamp of approval for these policies.
Pomona City Council Chooses Trash Over Residents (tags)
Monday, July 16, 2012
POMONA, California - A city council meeting to decide the fate of a proposed waste transfer station in the city's impoverished east end became contentious as various factions interacted at a pre-meeting rally. After a long corporate presentation and an even longer public comment period, the council voted against the vast majority of the community to approve the project. Protest, including some shoving involving police, ensued.
For president - vote 'none of the above' (tags)
If ever there was a need to have Montgomery "Monty" Brewster on a ballot, the 2012 presidential election would be the perfect time.
The Disclose Act vote today: Legislation to prevent anonymous campaign donations (tags)
The Senate has failed to advance legislation that would require independent groups to disclose the names of contributors who give more than $10,000 for use in political campaigns.
Zenger's Newsmagazine Election Endorsements (tags)
Full endorsements for San Diego voters in the June 5 primary election. As in 2010, in virtually every race Zenger's is recommending every Democrat over every Republican, not because the Democrats (with a few exceptions) are that progressive but because the Republicans are so reactionary they want to abolish the social safety net, virtually eliminate civil rights, workers', consumers' and environmental protections, and transform the U.S.as radically as the Nazis transformed Germany in 1933.
The High Stakes Battles to Save Public Schools (tags)
Dr. Steven Strauss, Baltimore neurologist, former linguistics professor and Freedom Socialist writer will discuss why capitalism will not allow quality education for all, and how socialism can provide for everyone.
Bob Brown on Global Democracy and World Parliament (tags)
Bob Brown delivers the 3rd annual Green Oration
Ils ont voté , et puis après ? (tags)
Toutes les élections sont des farces ...
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.
Security Council Showdown on Syria (tags)
SB 810 Single Payer Healthcare Needs Your Phone Calls Today (tags)
SB 810, the single payer healthcare bill in the California Senate, needs just 2 more votes from the 5 abstainers listed below to pass before January 31, 2012. SB 810 is the only real solution to the healthcare crisis that saves the state billions, guarantees healthcare for all Californians, and controls costs, while eliminating the denials of care and restrictions of provider choice imposed by private insurance companies.
Arrested for Voter Registration (tags)
The recent arrest of former Congressional candidate Ray Lutz for attempting to register voters at Occupy San Diego is an indication of how far the class war in the U.S. has extended. It's part of a much more sophisticated series of actions on the part of the corporate Right to make sure that the "wrong" people — those that question the right of the 1 percent to run the country as they please — don't get a chance to vote.
Russian v. US Elections (tags)
Illegitimate Egyptian Elections (tags)
Dec. 9-11: Orlando, FL to host nation’s 1st statewide conference of the Occupy Movement (tags)
December 9-11.... conference.... to develop “The People’s Plan,” a list of desired legislative changes.....Currently, 14 Florida Occupations have confirmed attendence.....
Urgent LA City Council Vote 12/6/11 (tags)
LA City Council to vote on Resolution calling for End Of Corporate Personhood 12/6/11.
Obama Orders Treason Against Occupy Wall Street (tags)
More details are being fished out of the pool of obscured coverage of the Obama regime's orders issued to the Department of Homeland Security, ordering the violent, treasonous assaults against peaceful, law-abiding citizens who are demanding true Democracy and sane Capitalism, something that our nation's enemies must stop at all cost.
America's Unequal Heritage (tags)
Though a lot of the Tea Party's pretensions to be representing the original intent of the authors of the U.S. Constitution are wrong and even silly, there's one issue on which the Tea Party is right. The authors of the U.S. Constitution really did intend this country to be a limited republic, governed by an elite representing the large landowners who were the 1 percent of their day. The Constitution's principal author, James Madison, called "an equal division of property" one of the "improper or wicked projects" the Constitution was designed to prevent.
BREAKING: City Council Votes Unanimously Against South Central Farmers (tags)
LOS ANGELES - November 15, 2011 – The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously today to drop the 2.5 acre open space requirement for development at the former site of the South Central Farm
When Goliath Wins: The Triumph of Redevelopment in Los Angeles (tags)
On Tuesday at 8:00 a.m., the South Central Farmers, their supporters, and the residents of the Central-Alameda neighborhood will confront the Los Angeles City Council in its chambers one more time to try to save the Farm and save the neighborhood. in the unlikely event they succeed, they might save the City.
Anti-labor SF Voters Support Republican-endorsed Mayor Lee’s Pension Destruction (tags)
Elections simply confirm the class struggle that has preceded them and it is clear from the San Francisco election results for November 8, 2011 that the needs and interests of the workingclass are held in total contempt with the electorate’s support of Proposition C, one of 2 anti-city worker pension destruction propositions placed on the ballot by 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.
Face-Off: Palestine v. Washington/Israel on Statehood (tags)
Fullerton City Council Votes to Develop Coyote Hills (tags)
Fullerton City Council votes (under fear of lawsuit by Chevron?) to allow Chevron to develop West Coyote Hills with more suburban sprawl. However, the last bit of ecosystem in northern Orange County can still be saved, Friends of Coyote Hills have a referendum to oppose the city council vote and needs your signature!
LAUSD's Deasy Disrespects Echo Park Moms 4 Education, but the struggle continues (tags)
Please join Echo Park Moms 4 Education in the fight to keep the Advisory Vote, the only democratic portion of LAUSD's deceptively named Public School Choice motion which gives away public schools.
The importance of this Tuesday's runoff election for school board (tags)
Tuesday's election will determine whether we have a school board member who listens to our community and parents or one beholden to the deep pocketed corporate charter school sector. If you live in LAUSD District 5, your vote matters.
Echo Park Moms leading the way. Demand your right to vote! No more LAUSD privatization wit (tags)
Echo Park Moms 4 Education lead the struggle to save the public advisory vote, the only democratic portion of LAUSD's deceptively named Public School Choice motion which gives away public schools.
FIS recommends removing the last semblance of democracy from an already undemocratic proce (tags)
LAUSD's Public School Choice is already an anti-democratic measure to give public schools away to private charter corporations. Removing the advisory vote makes PSC all the more totalitarian and entirely removes community and parental voice. Either keep the advisory votes or repeal PSC altogether. This article discusses the document LAUSD is using to justify this move.
Echo Park Moms 4 Education: URGENT - Parent Wake-Up Call on Tuesday May 10th!!! (tags)
LAUSD's Public School Choice is already an anti-democratic measure to give public schools away to private charter corporations. Removing the advisory vote makes PSC all the more totalitarian and entirely removes community and parental voice. Either keep the advisory votes or repeal PSC altogether.
May Day Sharpens Struggle for Union Democracy: UAW Leaders Flee Vote Count (tags)
The leadership of UAW Local 2865 - the UC graduate student union - has hijacked the election to retain incumbent power. Halfway through the ballot count, it appeared possible that a slate of reformers, Academic Workers for a Democratic Union, would win the election. At 8 pm April 30, the incumbent-controlled election committee abruptly decided to terminate the vote count and announced that the incumbent candidates themselves will decide on how the count should proceed.
LET THE PEOPLE VOTE !! (tags)
Minority leader Senator BOB DUTTON and the rest of his fellow Republicans are holding the budget hostage once again!
Philippine Airlines workers vote to strike (tags)
The Philippine Airlines Employees’ Association (PALEA) held a torch parade tonight as initial results in the strike poll reveal a tremendous vote for yes. Only the ballots of PALEA members in the Metro Manila offices of Philippines Airlines have been counted and show 96% votes of for a strike and a mere 3% voted against. In the last strike vote conducted last December, some 86% voted yes. In yesterday’s voting, 1996 PALEA members in Metro Manila participated out of some 2987 total members.
ICEF Crooks to get gobbled up by competing Corporate Charter Chain (tags)
The corporate model charter schools follow makes for some interesting aftermath. They are now beginning to monopolize by swallowing each other up. If charters were the first step towards privatization, this is the first step towards the Wall-Martization of education.
Banana Republic PSC Elections Camino Nuevo Corporate Charter Style (tags)
Exposing malfeasance by Corporate Charter Camino Nuevo in attempting to subvert the CRES 14 community advisory vote.
Public Education Activists: Answers to very important PSC 2.0 questions (tags)
Very important information for defending public schools from outside takeovers during the PSC 2.0 advisory votes.
BTL:After Historic Repeal of "Don't Ask Don't Tell Policy," Pentagon Must Now Certify Impl (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES - A four-time winner of the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcast Award for Best Feature in the non-commercial category, this syndicated, half-hour program provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media. Between the Lines covers a wide range of political, economic and social topics.
DREAM Act Vote Will Not Be Forgotten (tags)
Senate fails to pass DREAM Act despite unprecedented mobilization and support by the general public
341-48 for Obama's $725 Billion War Bill Without Debate (tags)
On 12/17/10, the day after supporting Democrat Obama's destruction of Social Security and continuation of tax cuts for the rich, the US Congress again joined Democrat Obama in attacking the workingclass by voting 341-48 for Obama's $725 Billion war bill without debate, all to make the rich richer.
US Senate 1st Vote to Destroy Social Security 83-15 (tags)
Democrat Obama's tax cut deal with the Republicans to destroy Social Security and make the rich richer had its first vote in the US Senate, supporting his program, 83-15 with 2 abstentions, on 12/13/10, Vote No. 272, related to HR 4853.
Obama Cutting Social Security Funds in Deal to Extend Tax Cuts (tags)
To provide political cover for this giveaway to the rich, the plan includes an extension of federal long-term unemployment benefits for 13 months and a one-year reduction in the Social Security payroll tax from 6.2 percent to 4.2 percent. While this would temporarily increase paychecks for tens of millions, it would also deprive Social Security of $120 billion in funding. The White House said this shortfall would be made up through general revenue sources, but these have not been specified. [And probably do not exist.]
More Fraud, Intimidation and Illegitimacy Assured in Haiti's Electoral Runoff (tags)
tyranny in Haiti
Haitians Protest Sham Elections (tags)
they want democracy
ELECTION DAY Vote Yes on 19, 21, 24, 25, Peace & Freedom or Green (tags)
RUN TO YOUR POLLING PLACE RIGHT NOW AND VOTE. Do not delay until the end of the day when you might forget or something might keep you from your polling place until after it is closed. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT YOU VOTE. If you voted on an absentee ballot but have not mailed it, WALK IT TO ANY POLLING PLACE IN YOUR COUNTY OR YOUR COUNTY REGISTRAR; do not mail it. THE ONLY POLL THAT COUNTS IS THE ELECTION.
Obama/Democratic Abandonment of Senior Citizen Voters Politically Stupid (tags)
Recognition finally coming in MSM that Obama has made a major political blunder in alienating senior citizens.
2 Days to Vote: Yes on 19, 21, 24, 25, Peace & Freedom or Green (tags)
US ranking in life expectancy has gone from 5th in 1950 to 49th today, thanks to the expensive and for millions, unaffordable, private insurance racket proudly promoted by the Democrat-Republicans instead of the socialized medicine that exists in the rest of the industrialized world, and now at 49th, we are also behind many non-industrialized countries. That is why you should vote Peace & Freedom or Green, the two parties that support socialized medicine and oppose insurance companies.
Liberation News California Voter Recommendations (tags)
"We have enough wealth to provide quality housing, health care and education to everyone in California. Most of us care about each other and want to protect our environment. But we are governed by people who want tax breaks and maximum profits for big business." Marsha Feinland, Peace and Freedom Party Candidate for Senate
3 Days to Vote: Yes on 19, 21, 24, 25, Peace & Freedom or Green (tags)
As the World Socialist Website states below, there is a right-wing consensus in the governor's race between the Democrats and Republicans, one capitalist party with millionaire candidates. You can break that fascist attack on the workingclass by voting Peace & Freedom or Green and Yes on 19, 21, 24 and 25.
4 Days to Vote: Yes on 19, 21, 24, 25, Peace & Freedom or Green (tags)
The future is in your hands and you must act to make it better. One way to act is to vote Peace & Freedom or Green to promote serious change. The Democrat-Republicans do not even bother to promote anything worthwhile anymore as capitalism is in such a state of decay that the capitalist class no longer has any crumbs to toss to the workingclass, the 80% of us who sell our labor for less than $77,000 a year. In addition to P&F and Green candidates, it is important that you vote on all of the propositions, including Yes on 19, 21, 24 and 25.
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.
November 2 Election: Any Democrat Over Any Republican! (tags)
This is not the year for American Leftists, progressives and liberals not to vote — or to cast protest votes for alternative parties. The extremely Right-wing Tea Party has virtually taken over the Republican Party and, if not stopped, has a good chance of winning control of the country in 2012 and instituting policies that will result in a full-blown depression, a corporate dictatorship and, ultimately, the end of the human race through unchecked global warming. We MUST vote to elect EVERY Democrat on the ballot in 2010 and 2012 — AND we must mount a massive direct-action movement to put pressure on the Democrats to govern progressively.
Nov 2010 California Propositions; Voting by mail starts 10/4, Registration Ends 10/18 (tags)
Another election is upon us with lots of important ballot propositions. The only 2 parties worth considering are Peace & Freedom Party and the Green Party. Voting by mail starts October 4, 2010. Voter registration ends October 18, 2010. When you register, sign up for Vote by Mail so you never forget to vote.
Special 4:20 Cafe on La Onda Bajita: Vote Yes on Prop 19! (tags)
During a special edition of La Onda Bajita on KPFA, the radio crew and Omar Figueroa, a constitutional & criminal defense lawyer based in Sebastopol, CA, discuss why you should vote yes on proposition 19.
Voting for GrassrootsKPFK: It Matters (tags)
Another repost from TakeBackKPFK.org (a letter they received from a board member), this time on who to vote for and why. The website admits it's partisan, but there is some insight into what's at stake in these elections.
KARL ROVE CLAIMS PRESIDENT BUSH JR HAS RENAMED HIS $750 BILLION PONZI BAILOUT *TARP~GATE* (tags)
WE HEARD THIS day THAT WANT 2 BE POLITICO NY ELITE BILKLIONAIRE MEG WHITMAN IS NOW TAKING SPANISH LESSONS FROM SENOR PRESIDENT BUSH JR. 2 SHOW ALL us little voting Americans in California HOW REAL PUBLIC RELATIONS IS DONE WITHOUT THROWING TONS OF MONEY AROUND TO PROVE ONES POINT ?
partisan backing for US escalation in Afghanistan (tags)
Are you still registered Democrat? 100% of the US Senate, Democrats and Republicans together, voted to approve the war criminal General Petreaus to make war to steal the oil and other minerals from the Caspian Sea and Afghanistan, and encircle Russia and China, the former being the biggest mineral prize of all, all at the behest of Democrat Pres Obama.
Resignation from PSL (tags)
Document for resignation from PSL. (edited for formatting errors mostly)
LA Housing and Community Activists Protest Eric Garcetti (tags)
June 17th march and protest about the LA rent freeze.
Take Action! Stop the Big Oil Bailout! (tags)
Sen. Murkowski and her allies want to give Big Oil a bailout. The U.S. Senate will vote on her resolution this Thursday. Tell your senators to vote NO, so we can have a cleaner, safer, healthier America! Thank you!
Why Prop. 14 is so darn bad (tags)
Vote no on Prop. 14
Vote Green Party Today! (tags)
All out on June 8 to victory!
Dealing with PSL and ANSWER #3 (tags)
Resignation letter to PSL
June 8 election: No on 14 to Save Peace & Freedom & Green Parties (tags)
On Tuesday, June 8, you can to something to help the Palestinian liberation struggle: Vote No on 14 to save Peace & Freedom Party and the Green Party, the 2 parties that support the Palestinian liberation struggle. Also vote no on 16 to stop PG&E and No on 17 to stop Mercury Insurance. And Leonard Martin for School Superintendent. PLEASE VOTE TUESDAY JUNE 8, 2010!
Prop 14 Bait and Switch (tags)
Arguments against Proposition 14 on California's June 8th primary ballot
Another KPFK Local Station Board election is fast approaching and your vote COUNTS!! (tags)
Make sure your membership is up-to-date prior to the deadline of June 30, 2010.
June 8 Cal election: Yes on 15; No on the Rest (tags)
The California June 8 primary is less than a month away and absentee voting has started. There are some very serious state propositions to vote on: Yes on 15 and No on the Rest, especially No on 14, 16 and 17. Leonard Martin for School Superintendent. You do not have to vote on everything, but please vote.
Philippine Democracy: Alive, but is it well? (tags)
Reflections on the 2010 Campaign. The 2010 campaign has drawn to a close, and it’s time to distill my experiences after registering hundreds of miles by land, sea, and air crisscrossing the country as a party-list candidate.
Thirteen Reasons To Vote No on Prop 14/Top Two in June CA Primary (tags)
Prop 14 would be bad for democracy and government in California
Small Democratic Convention Ends in Calls for Burton's Resignation (tags)
Under-attended Democratic Convention ends cries of fraud. Will the faithful desert the Democratic Party?
BDS Loses Big at Berkeley (tags)
Berkeley anti-Israel Bill fails in 9 hour debate
Prop 8 stands the test (tags)
Prop 8 Rules
Turkey’s Henchmen: Mass Media Butcher the Armenian Genocide (tags)
San Francisco stands against SIT/LIE and the criminalization of porverty (tags)
Stand against SIT/LIE The San Francisco Planning Commission notes that the proposed SIT/LIE law would make it illegal to sit in this chair at the newly created Castro Commons. 1 vote Vote up this image! Your image Remove Allow others to contribute images Studies rank San Francisco as the most racist city in California, and the seventh cruelest to the homeless in the U.S., but now revelers have taken to the city's streets to oppose the criminalization of sitting or lying on its sidewalks.
Over 50 Attend Whitburn Fundraiser in Hillcrest March 28 (tags)
Stephen Whitburn, openly Gay candidate for the Fourth Supervisorial District in San Diego County, held a fundraiser for his campaign Sunday, March 28 at the Bamboo Lounge in Hillcrest. Despite vicious attacks from supposedly “progressive” media outlets in both the straight and Queer communities, the event was a success, drawing more than 50 people who roared their support for Whitburn's opposition to the proposed Merriam Mountains development — a plan to blast off the tops of mountains to build houses on them — and the practice of Supervisors to accept gifts from individuals, organizations and corporations who directly benefit from the Board's decisions.
Craig Becker Nomination Defeated As Cloture Vote Fails Thanks to Ben Nelson & B. Lincoln (tags)
Today I Have Lost My Faith in The Congress, Senate, Democrats & The Political System Thanks to Senators Ben Nelson & Blanche Lincoln Who Have Sold-Out The American Middle-Class Worker!
Tom Condit Presente 1937-2010 Mourn & Organize (tags)
The workingclass and the socialist community lost a major leader with the death of Tom Condit at age 72 on January 9, 2010 of prostate cancer. He was a founder, leader and candidate for Insurance Commissioner of and for Peace & Freedom Party, the socialist party on the California ballot since 1968. The best tribute we all can give is to affirm our commitment to never vote for the Democrat-Republicans, but rather vote for workingclass candidates, preferably of Peace & Freedom Party, who are for peace and freedom, and all the ideals for which this website stands. Condolences to his wife and equally oustanding leader of Peace & Freedom Party, Marsha Feinland. Below is the first statement of Peace & Freedom Party.
Electoral Fraud Proved in Honduras: More than 50 Percent Did Not Vote (tags)
"Freeston today publishes this bombshell report, above, on The Real News that documents definitively that Honduras electoral officials knowingly lied about their claims of more than 60 percent voter turnout. The hard results in possession of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE, in its Spanish initials) demonstrate only 49.2 percent turnout: That means that a majority - more than 50 percent - of Honduran citizens abstained in the "elections" that the National Front Against the Coup d'Etat had called unfair, unfree and placed under boycott."
Labor board OKs 2,300 Kaiser professionals to quit SEIU and join NUHW (tags)
Ruling by federal government ends nine months of obstruction by SEIU officials
Honduras State Employees Forced to Attend Santos Campaign Rally (tags)
"On Saturday November 28 military soldiers raided the offices of small business collective RED-COMAL in Siguatepeque, Comayagua, a city approximately 2 hours north from the capital. The Police Commissioner issued a search warrant 15 minutes after the raid began with the purpose of looking for weapons, posters and any documents that call on the population not to vote. Ricardo Bueso, speaking to Radiodelosmenos.org, reported that the military and police stole four laptops along with money from some of the organization’s sales The National Front Against the Coup d'Etat has called on its participants to remain indoors in a "voluntary curfew" in noncooperation with the fraudulent vote. Should any incidents of violence occur today it won't be from the Resistance, but, rather, the result of the regime's own provocateurs. National presidential candidate Carlos H. Reyes withdrew from the ballot last month, as did many Congressional candidates and one major-party vice presidential candidate: Santos' own running mate on the Liberal Party line is among those who reject this fraudulent process as illegitimate."
The Washington establishment suffers a serious defeat (tags)
"Today was Waterloo for Fed secrecy," a victorious Grayson said afterwards. The bill still faces substantial hurdles in becoming law, of course, but yesterday's vote has made that outcome quite possible, and it's worth noting several important points highlighted by what happened here: (1) Our leading media outlets are capable of understanding political debates only by stuffing them into melodramatic, trite and often distracting "right v. left" storylines. While some debates fit comfortably into that framework, many do not. Anger over the Wall Street bailouts, the control by the banking industry of Congress, and the impenetrable secrecy with which the Fed conducts itself resonates across the political spectrum, as the truly bipartisan and trans-ideological vote yesterday reflects. Populist anger over elite-favoring economic policies has long been brewing on both the Right and Left (and in between), but neither political party can capitalize on it because they're both dependent upon and subservient to the same elite interests which benefit from those policies. For that reason, many of the most consequential political conflicts are shaped far more by an "insider v. outsider" dichotomy than by a "GOP v. Democrat" or "Left v. Right" split. The pillaging of America's economic security by financial elites, with the eager assistance of the government officials who they own and who serve them, is the prime example of such a conflict. The political system as a whole — both parties' leadership — is owned and controlled by a handful of key industry interests, and anger over the fact is found across the political spectrum. Yesterday's vote is a very rare example where the true nature of political power was expressed and the petty distractions and artificial fault lines overcome.
VOTE OF THE JUDGE THAT GRANTED THE EXTRADITION OF BATTISTI FOR ITALY CAN BE ANNULLED (tags)
Brazilian justice cancels Italian leftist's political asylum, but the vote of the President of the Tribunal can be annulled.
BTL:Obama Breaks with Latin America on Overturning Honduran Coup (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
Rivers Casino's Union Busting FEAR Tactics (tags)
Did Rivers Casino Security Officers vote against unionization or did they Fall Victim to Jackson & Lewis Union-Busting FEAR and Intimidation Tactics?
Trondheim to boycott Israel (tags)
And expose the use of the word "anti-Semitism" as a political tool.
KPFK's elections for LSB have few voters, so who represents us ? (tags)
Election Supervisor wrote on KPFK website: "Over 17, 000 ballots were mailed out to our eligible KPFK Listener-Membership. LESS THAN 1,200 BALLOTS HAVE BEEN RETURNED" So what does this mean about representation and who cares ? anyone ?
KPFK VOTERS: Watch Wanda Sykes TV Special (tags)
lisbon treaty voting fraude (tags)
The Lisbon treaty replaces the Irish constitution and is a replacement of the old European union. Now there are no more countries in Europe, only states. The only ones to vote were the Irish and the voting was rigged.
How Grace Aaron Came to Run Pacifica (tags)
An untold chapter on the tactics used by Aaron and her CTSK to win the 2007 election at KPFK that propelled her climb to controlling Pacifica Radio.
SNWA's 300 Mile Pipeline to Las Vegas Faces Growing Opposition (tags)
At a recent SNWA board meeting, the SNWA's proposed 300 mile pipeline from Snake Valley aquifer to Las Vegas has met with a few bumps in the road, mainly strong public opposition and increasing hesitancy on the part of SNWA board members to jump into this plan without a safety net. Though the SNWA board voted to continue seeking an EIS for the pipeline, the reality of future costs and risks of an overdrawn aquifer made several board members question their previous zealotry in following Gen. Manager Pat Mulroy down her pipeline's path for much longer.
Does California Need a Constitutional Convention? (tags)
Does California need a constitutional convention? The question is being raised by a number of organizations, including the Bay Area Council — a group of business leaders based in the San Francisco Bay Area — and the California chapters of the League of Women Voters, Common Cause and the Mexican-American Political Association, all of whom sent representatives to an August 1 meeting that attracted an overflow crowd to the Mission Valley library. The push for a convention is driven largely by the state's inability to govern itself effectively, hamstrung by the current constitution's 2/3 vote requirement to pass a budget or raise taxes, Proposition 13, legislative term limits, legislative "safe seats" and initiatives that have put all but 7 percent of the budget outside the control of the political process.
NUHW PICKETS NLRB LA OFFICE, DEMANDS IMMEDIATE UNION ELECTIONS (tags)
Coalition (EPCC) “ GIVE OUR VOTE, LET US VOTE!” Scores of union members from the newly formed National Union of Health Workers (NUHW) fro different LA hospitals and their community supporters rallied and picketed the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) office at 11115 W. Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles yesterday, July 23 to protest the long delay for union elections.
CONCEPT OF SHARED SACRIFICE “JUST A CRUEL JOKE” (tags)
In a last minute plea to state legislators, the UDW Homecare Providers Union tonight urged a “No” vote on the state budget agreement reached earlier this week by Gov. Schwarzenegger and legislative leaders.
SENATOR PIMENTEL CALLS ON OFW’S TO VOTE ON 2010 ELECTIONS; ALLAYS FEARS OF CHACHA ON SONA (tags)
Senate Minority leader and oppositionSenator Aquilino Pimentel Jr. calls on all overseas Filipinos to vote on the May 2010 Presidential elections in the Philippines. Calling the OFW votes as “the decisive factor and the cleansing votes” he appealed to Filipino American voters in the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) Hall at the regular Media Breakfast Club of LA Wednesday meeting, yesterday, July 22. " There are around 14 million Filipinos abroad. If only 6 million of them votes. that can be decisive in any elections. In the United States there are around 2.9 million of you here. Your votes are not tainted, you cannot be bought. Therefore your vites are important." Pimentel told the crowd.
Long Beach City Council postpones vote on Pike Hotel (tags)
Another victory for Hotel workers and Coalition in South Bay! Led by dozens of members of the Long Beach Coalition for Good Jobs and a Healthy Community (LBC) who were in the crowd, with their concerns on whether the hotel would provide decent wages for its employees, they told the council to work for workers interests. Urged on by a crowd of hotel worker's-rights supporters, the City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1 to continue for one week a vote that would move a proposed hotel at the Pike one step closer to approval.
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.
Media Missing Supreme Court Bombshell (tags)
Order for Rehearing in September on Campaign Finance Case without Souter Gives Senate Republicans Great Reason to Delay Sotomayor Confirmation Until After Decision.
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.
Employee Free Choice Act - Specter to labor: You'll like how I'll vote on EFCA (tags)
Employee Free Choice Senator Specter Told a Crowd at a EFCA Rally "I believe you'll be satisfied with my vote on this EFCA issue," Specter said
WILDCAT! Carpenters Union (tags)
This is the 10th anniversary of the Carpenters Wildcat strike. In 1999 in sites all around the state the Carpenters rejected a contract which would have sold them out! Labors Militant Voice played a leading role in the strike and now a comrade running for President of the Local.
Peace and Freedom Party Pledges Prop 8 Overturn, Human Rights Fight in 2010 (tags)
"The fight for human rights is back on the ballot for 2010, and if it fails, then 2012," says Peace and Freedom Party State Chair Kevin Akin. Reacting to the California Supreme Court ruling upholding Proposition 8's ban on same-sex marriage, Akin reports that his party's State Central Committee is dedicated to whatever work is needed to wipe the constitutional amendment from the books.
Yet another blatant betrayal by heads of organized Labor in San Francisco (tags)
SEIU 1021 members voted down a concessionary contract because they were "confused". The higher up the Union ladder you go the more contemptuous of workers you become.
Homeless Neglected by Fire Relief (tags)
RED cross malfeasance
Socialist Stewart Alexander on California Props, VOTE NO! (tags)
Propositions 1A through 1E, on the May 19, 2009 ballot, is a recipe for higher taxes and cuts in services statewide. Proposition 1F was placed on the ballot to make voters feel empowered in dealing with a State Legislature that moves from one budget crisis to another. The bottom line for Proposition 1F, it will accomplish absolutely nothing.
San Diego Hosts Meeting on Same-Sex Marriage Equality (tags)
The San Diego Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Community Center hosted a town-hall meeting April 2 to discuss the future of marriage equality in the wake of the upcoming California Supreme Court ruling on Proposition 8, the voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage in the state. Speakers included Kate Kendell, executive director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, other professionals and grass-roots activists like Fernando Lopez, whose group is organizing people to go talk to individuals one-on-one to make them aware of how Queer people suffer from not having access to civil marriage.
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.
Employee Free Choice Act: (EFCA) Counting The Votes - Which Side Are YOU On Boys EFCA? (tags)
Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) The cloture vote (which requires 60 votes) and the vote on the final legislation (which requires 50 votes) are two completely separate things, and they should be treated separately
Call Sen. Feinstein to Demand Support of Employee Free Choice Act (tags)
Democratic Senators Dianne Feinstein(Cal), Harry Reid (NV), Ben Nelson (NEB), Mark Pryor and Blanche Lincoln (both Arkansas), Mary Landrieu (Louisiana) and Mark Udall (Colorado) are working hard to help the Republicans defeat the labor legislation, the Employee Free Choice Act. Call 1-866-207-2060 to be connected to your Senator free of charge to tell them that to oppose the EFCA as it is now is to be anti-labor, which means they are running for immediate retirement. California ZIP codes will be connected to Sen. Feinstein's office.
The ABCs of Unionizing, Proposed Changes and the Worker Caught in the Middle (tags)
Summary on workplace unionization and a brief on proposed changes in light of pending legislation.
Next the Venice NIMBYs Vote to Exterminate Homeless People? (tags)
Big Election in Venice is Biggest Fiasco!
NO vote for Villaragosa...no kingships here (tags)
Have you been to a local LAPL library lately? Have you noticed a big poster looking down at you smiling, of course, as Big Brother ? Have you turned on your TV and found the same aspiringpretender filling potholes,cutting green ribbons, shaking any hands out there, etc. etc. etc....yep....not doing his Mayoral job, just doing all self promotions, ever since he arrived here......
Tomorrow the Senate takes its first vote to confirm Hilda Solis as our Secretary of Labor (tags)
Take Action Now! Contact Your Senators Tell Them to Confirm Solis as our next Secretary of Labor http://action.seiu.org/page/speakout/confirmhildasoli
Bolivarianism Triumphs in Referendum Vote (tags)
democracy in Venezuela
San Diego ACLU Addresses Repressive Ballot Initiatives (tags)
The San Diego chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) held its annual membership meeting February 13 and gave over the program to Delores Jacobs of the San Diego Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Community Center and Vince Hall of Planned Parenthood to discuss the long-term implications of Propositions 4 and 8 on last year's ballot. The measures attacked women's reproductive choice and Queer rights, respectively, and Jacobs and Hall noted that the radical Right uses proposals like these not only to gain membership and contributions but to drain the coffers of progressive organizations so they have less money to provide services to women and Queers.
THE ROAD TO HELL... (tags)
The road to hell (in Venice) is lined with "Permit Parking Only" signs and completely devoid of any "good intentions"!
Senate votes to give a tax break to new car buyers (tags)
Alternative economics emphasizes reducing working hours, investing in the infrastructure, expanding the public sector, reducing consumption, ending wars of choice and reconsidering the 700 military bases in 130 countries-all seemingly taboo.
Reid: Vote on Employee Free Choice Act card check bill, a labor priority, likely in summer (tags)
Washington — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said the Senate will likely turn its attention this summer to the Employee Free Choice Act — the union organizing bill being watched in Las Vegas and across the nation.
"Progressive Democrats" Fail Again (tags)
"Dim bulb" Oklahoma Senator Jim calls the $700 billion Wall Street bailout the “most outrageous vote in American history” and opposes the second $350 Billion. Progressive Democrats stand by and do nothing while Wall Street gets another $350 Billion.
EPCC/CFAOC SUPPORTS UHW-WEST DEMANDS (tags)
The Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC) and the Coalition of Filipino American organizations of California (CFAOC) wholeheartedly support the united voice of the rank and file workers of the United Health Care Workers -West-UHW who called for a ote for disaffiliation from SEIU International.
99% of House joins 100% of Senate in Supporting Israel with HRes34 (tags)
On January 9, 2009, one day after the fascist US Senate voted 100% to support US/Israel terrorism in Gaza with Senate Resolution 10, the House of Representatives, with House Resolution 34, voted 99% to support the same genocide with only 5 No votes. Democrat Barbara Lee did NOT vote No; she played around in the “Present” pool, inexcusable in the face of genocide perpetrated with $15 million a day from the American taxpayers.
US Senate Supports Israel 100% on 1/8/09 (tags)
The entire US Senate confirmed that it is a gang of Nazis with its 100% support of the heinous war crimes of Israel, paid for with our tax dollars, $15 million a day-$6 billion a year, with its 100% support of SR10 in a voice vote on 1/8/09. The House of Reps is expected to vote the same on 1/9/09, proving, again, this is a Nazi government.
Call Congress/Senate to Protest US-Israel Genocide (tags)
The latest chapter of the genocidal war of US-Israel against Palestine was deliberately perpetrated while Congress is on vacation this week, but theirl phones do have voice mail, so please do call either locally or ito DC. If the mailbox is full, try another time. And please stop voting for Democrat-Republicans, the 100% pro-Israel gang, and instead vote Peace & Freedom or Green.
Obama’s Labor Sec Solis Supported Frame-up of Mumia Abu-Jamal (tags)
Millionaire, Warmonger, Death penalty supporter, Democrat Barack Obama finally got around to what should have been his first appointment, that of Labor Secretary, and appointed Cal Congressperson Hilda Solis, one of the many Democrats who supported the frame up of journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal in her support of House Resolution 1082, passed in the Roll Call Vote 527 of December 6, 2006.
JFAV SUPPORTS UHW (tags)
More than 300 UHW workers and allies rallied and picketted the SEIU International mock elections at the Radisson LAX Hotel last night Dec. 11 in Los Angeles. World War II veterans and leaders from JFAV and other community advocates from the Filipino American community joined the UHW rally. UHW president Sal Roselli reported that the UHW submitted more than 80,000 signatures to protest the mock elections. He said less than 10% voted. More than 40,000 protest signatures was earlier submitted to SEIU International against the elections.
The New Deal - in the US and Germany (tags)
A radical rethinking, a New Deal, is on the agenda. The worldwide depression can only be countered with stronger economic regulation, increased public spending and fiscal measures. This means an end to privatizations and rebuilding the essential infrastructure.
For KPFK/Pacifica Fans: Feedback Wanted (tags)
At its meeting on Tuesday, November 11, the Local Station Board Delegates will be voting on changes to the Pacifica Bylaws. The Bylaws took more than a year of contention and lawsuits to assemble, and changes should be carefully considered. Overall, the changes, included below with comments for and against, increase the amount of business the Pacifica National Board can do and increase its efficiency in doing that business. The downside is reduced member and listener participation in the process. As an LSB member, I would like to hear your thoughts on these important revisions before voting. You can comment here or email me privately, or you can voice your opinion at the LSB meeting, at 7:00 at Palms Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2908 Robertson Place, Los Angeles. The Church is located 3 blocks north of National Blvd. and the I-10, to the east of S. Robertson Blvd. LA buses 220 and 534 and Big Blue Bus 12 are within walking distance.
Obama Sweeps Presidential Election (tags)
Barack Obama becomes the first black 44th U.S. President
The Vote – A Blank Check for State Power (tags)
Voting is wrong!
Election Protection Advocates Demand More Ballots for LA (tags)
Election Integrity advocates are demanding LA County Registrar Dean Logan immediately print up enough precinct-marked ballots to guarantee a ballot for every one of LA County's estimated 4.3 million registered voters.
Images from the No 8 Rally Downtown LA (tags)
LOS ANGELES, November 2, 2008 –In less than two days California voters will vote on a proposed amendment to the constitution of the sate of California that would deny same sex couple the right to marry. Those in support of civil rights for all people are urging voters to vote NO on 8.
MP3 audio: No on 8 rally Downtown LA (tags)
LOS ANGELES, November 2, 2008 –In less than two days California voters will vote on a proposed amendment to the constitution of the sate of California that would deny same sex couple the right to marry. Those in support of civil rights for all people are urging voters to vote NO on 8.
2008 Pre-Election Message from Stewart A. Alexander (tags)
Every 75 years the capitalists ruling class devise an economic crisis which is always followed by a conflict between nations or a major war. We must end this cycle and support socialism and socialist candidates.
The Fraudbuster’s Manual (tags)
Manipulation of voting machinery looms large over the upcoming election. A discussion is provided, to be spread freely if you please, so that the eyes of We the People can guard our Liberty from any would-be oppressor. An emergency voting system to be established in case of Fraud is described.
True Vote Summarizes Problems in U.S. Election Thus Far (tags)
"Unacceptable long lines, machine problems, registration and voter challenges and deception of voters"
THE NIGHTMARE OF ALL TIME (tags)
Voting is a joke given the scope of genocidal blood drenched US idiocy globally. Much, much more must be done. Vote, then strike.................
Where's NADER ? (tags)
Independent means not being the same as all other media but indymedia here in LA seems to not be able to dissent from the 'ole 2 partied established system' either. Where's Nader on this website ?
CDIR SUPPORTS FAST FOR IMMIGRANT RIGHTS IN LA (tags)
The Coalition in Defense of Immigrabnt Rights (CDIR) strongly supports the The Fast for Our Future campaign that begunin in Los Angeles last October 15th, 2008, three weeks before the November 4th presidential election
It's amazing (tags)
In the great US democracy, half of those eligible to vote are not registered, and half of those who are registered does not vote. Thus, the rulers are elected by only 25% of the electorate...
Pre-Election Message from Stewart A. Alexander (tags)
Every 75 years the capitalists ruling class devise an economic crisis which is always followed by a conflict between nations or a major war. We must end this cycle and support socialism and socialist candidates.
Elections Expert Speaks at Activist San Diego (tags)
Elections expert Sal Magallanez spoke to Activist San Diego Monday, October 13 as part of a presentation that also included a documentary film, "Hacking Democracy," about Seattle activist Bev Harris and her exposés of the ease with which computer-counted elections can be rigged. Magallanez, an official elections observer for the Democratic Party, noted how the San Diego County Registrar of Voters — hired by an all-Republican County Board of Supervisors — has made suspicious policy decisions that may help Republicans in this year's and future elections.
Hunger Strike for Immigrant Rights! (tags)
The Fast for Our Future campaign will begin in Los Angeles on October 15th, 2008, three weeks before the November 4th presidential election. Over 100 people will fast in order to mobilize our community to vote for immigrant rights.
The White House Ghost (tags)
The President of the United States, George Bush, enters today his last 100 days in power overshadowed by very high unpopularity rates and one of the worst economic crises in recent decades.
reps threatened with martial law over bailout bill (tags)
Democratic Congressman: Representatives Were Threatened With Martial Law In America Over Bailout Bill..
Peace and Freedom Candidates Ralph Nader and Matt Gonzalez in Oakland (tags)
Over 500 people turned out to hear presidential candidate Ralph Nader and his running mate Matt Gonzalez at Oakland’s Grand Lake Theater Sept. 30. The two are on the ballot in 45 states this year as Independents or on various party lines, including the Peace and Freedom Party in California. Several P&F candidates also spoke, as well as Cindy Sheehan, running as an Independent for Congress against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Time for DISSENT is Now,=. Dont let OUR govt try to shut us up or out. (tags)
Why is Congress not receiving calls and emails suddenly ? Does OUR govt not have enough funds for a decent size computer or telephone service ? Could it be that it is 'closed' so as not to hear what we HAVE TO SAY LOUDLY ? "We dont want that bill passed to bail out financial & investment corps"....is it not shouted out loud and clear enough? by so many, in blogs, commentaries, and over many personal daily conversation.....
Urgent Urgent Urgent Urgent Urgent (tags)
Express your opposition to the Wall Street bailout now!
"Just Say No!" to the Robin Hood-in-Reverse Bailout (tags)
How people can stand up to threats on the economy by Wall Street banking/securities corporations, where are alternatives to save the economy that don't involve theft of taxpayer dollars??
A Posthumous Concern, Another kind of Racism (tags)
VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES in the Far East (Usaffe) here at home and in America thought that, at long last, the US Congress was poised to pass legislation addressing their generations-old claim for benefits. But as the American economy unraveled, politicians began sniping at the bills (pending before the US Congress) aimed at increasing the benefits of Filipino veterans. Filipino-American veterans groups and lobbyists began to fear that the promise to bring the bill to a vote in the US House of Representatives would fall by the wayside. No one, of course, predicted that the US Congress would be plunged into a crisis atmosphere by US President George W. Bush’s proposed bailout, which the US Senate and House Democrats have agreed to, but whose approval has been delayed and, possibly, foiled by a group of House Republicans anxious they will be defeated in November if they vote for a bailout.
Subverting Democracy Through Electoral Fraud (tags)
Rigged election show democracy is pure fantasy.
Signs that lie, signs that say nothing (tags)
Signs everywhere. Signs that lie! Signs that say nothing! Signs everywhere.
REVIVAL ACROSS THE LAND!!!!!!!! (tags)
GLORY AND POWER POURED OVER THE PRO-AMERICAN GATHERING IN THE TWIN CITIES THIS WEEK AS VALUE VOTERS HAVE BEEN ENERGIZED!!!!!
San Diego Community Leader Accused of Breaking Law (tags)
Popular San Diego community activist Leo Wilson is being accused of practicing law without a license, involving a heated controversy over the balloting on by-laws revisions for the Hillcrest Business Association (HBA).
Wishful Thinking and Deadly Self-Deception (tags)
A response to “Change We Can Believe In. An Open Letter to Barack Obama,” August 18 issue of The Nation magazine, online at thenation.com.
KPFK and Free Speech Radio News Censor Obama's Breach of Promise to Filibuster FILSA Bill (tags)
Daily listeners relying on the kpfk 6 p.m. evening news would not known that Obama's vote for Bush FILSA legislation breached a primary campaign promise to filibuster it.
The Odds of Change: A Statistical Look at Our Democrat’s Voting Records (tags)
We want change. Obama says he will deliver change, as did the Democrats in '06. Yet nothing could be farther from the truth. Even the statistics prove the Democrats have failed us.
Anti-Zim western media hysterical (tags)
AS Zimbabweans exercised their sovereign right to vote, the anti-Zimbabwe Western media heightened its frenzy. Threats and condemnations were issued. First with the threats was MDC leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai who gave a 24-hour ultimatum that he would not agree to talks if the run-off went ahead. The run off went ahead. And yesterday he was still pressing for talks.
HR 6304 Sets New Referendum; Fire all the Traitors! (tags)
Our representatives have turned on us. It is very clear, with the passage of HR6304 in the House of Representatives, that it will be up to us to make a difference in this country.
Zimbabwe: Run-off: Numbers favour President (tags)
IF George W. Bush could lie 237 times over Iraq in two years, what are the chances he would tell the truth about Zimbabwe even once in seven years? If the MDC-T leadership could lie about the outcome of the elections on March 29, lies they knew could be easily exposed by collation of figures, to what extent would they go over claims of violence they know cannot be easily verified and which are gobbled in toto by the Western media to deodorise claims of Government repression?
Betrayal of the Filipino Veterans (tags)
Just as the U.S. House of Representatives was about to vote on S.1315 -- known as the "Veterans' Benefits Enhancement Act of 2007" -- a group of Filipino-Americans from San Francisco drove a polarizing wedge that could potentially impede the passage of the bill. Indeed, what was almost a certainty two weeks ago is now in jeopardy.
REMEMBER- VOTE NO ON PROP 98/ YES ON PROP 99 (tags)
The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) and the Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC) calls on all voters in Los Angeles to vote NO on Prop.98. JFAV cites the People's CORE LEAP survey of in the central LA for people to vote NO on Prop 98 that will abolish rent control in Los Angeles.
6/3/08 ELECTION DAY: Save Rent Control; No on 98 (tags)
RUN TO YOUR POLLING PLACE OR THE COUNTRY REGISTRAR FIRST THING 6/3 ELECTION DAY AT 7 A.M. DO NOT DELAY. You can vote at your polling place or the County Registrar’s office to save rent control and the homes of millions of Californians by voting No on 98/Yes on 99 . Our victory will come down to a handful of votes, so you must vote to save rent control and the environment. Only 25% of absentee ballots have been returned, so we NEED YOUR VOTE.
VOTE NO ON PROP 98/ YES ON PROP (9 (tags)
Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC) calls on all voters in Los Angeles to vote NO on Prop.98. EPCC cites the survey of LEPA in the central LA for people to vote NO on Prop 98 that will abolish rent control in Los Angeles.
3 days to Save Rent Control; No on 98/Yes on 99 (tags)
LOS ANGELES COUNTY, You must pull through with a high voter turnout to save our homes. Southern California has 2/3 of the State's population and while Northern California, especially San Francisco, is working very hard to push tenants to the polls, Los Angeles County must lead.
Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty VOTE November 2008 (tags)
November 2008 vote to help pigs, veal calves and egg-laying chickens this is so exciting!!!! my friend Kath Rogers of Animal Rescue and Protection League worked so hard gathering 800,000 signatures to get this measure on the ballot. let's get out there and vote for more humane standards and bring California into the future with at least the European standard as a minimum!!!! This is a consumer safety issue!!! Don't be confused by the language on the ballot! vote yes! to end cruelty! don't sit at home, go vote November 2008! get registered and figure out where to go!!!!!
ROUGH SAILING FOR THE VETERANS EQUITY BILL IN CONGRESS? (tags)
The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV), the alliance of veterans groups and advocates through its Coordinator Arturo P. Garcia expressed dismay over the failure of Democratic Party Speaker Nancy Pelosi to present to the floor of the house HR 760 or the Veterans Equity Bill before the memorial day weekend. JFAV learned from different sources that the reason for the untimely delay was the strong opposition from the “ blue dog” democrats. The blue dogs are the fiscally conservative democrats in the congress. The fear is that they might vote with the conservative Republicans against the equity bill.. ‘
6 days to Save Rent Control; No on 98/Yes on 99 (tags)
You can vote today at the County Registrar’s office to save rent control and the homes of millions of Californians by voting No on 98/Yes on 99. This low voter turnout election compels every single pro-rent control voter to actually vote, and vote No on 98/Yes on 99. Our victory will come down to a handful of votes, so you must vote to save rent control and the environment.
7 days to Save Rent Control; No on 98/Yes on 99 (tags)
You can vote today at the County Registrar’s office to save rent control and the homes of millions of Californians by voting No on 98/Yes on 99. This low voter turnout election compels every single pro-rent control voter to actually vote, and vote No on 98/Yes on 99. Our victory will come down to a handful of votes, so you must vote to save rent control and the environment.
Pavley Levine Mailer Battle Continues (tags)
California Senate Candidates Pavley and Levine continue to send mailers, and Democrats despairing the departure of legendary State Senator Sheila Kuehl can only despair some more. Levine sends pictures of himself hugging a little kitty and his dog, who apparently likes him. His dog, however, doesn't pay TV cable bills, and TV cable consumers whom Levine screwed as Chairman of the Assembly Utilities Committee can only wish he cared as much for them as he does for cats and dogs.
8 days to Save Rent Control; No on 98/Yes on 99 (tags)
You can vote today at the County Registrar’s office to save rent control and the homes of millions of Californians by voting No on 98/Yes on 99. This low voter turnout election compels every single pro-rent control voter to actually vote, and vote No on 98/Yes on 99. Our victory will come down to a handful of votes, so you must vote to save rent control and the environment.
Susan Davis, Mike Copass Debate in Hillcrest (tags)
Incumbent San Diego Congressmember Susan Davis finally descended from the mountaintop and deigned to meet her Democratic primary challenger Mike Copass in a one-hour debate Sunday, May 25, sponsored by the League of Women Voters and Common Cause. The biggest difference between the candidates came at the end, when Copass criticized Davis for consistently voting to fund the war in Iraq and Davis said that, though she'd opposed the original war resolution, she felt a need to vote for the funding to "support the troops."
SF Tenants Rally Against Prop 98, Then Vote Against It (tags)
Hundreds of San Francisco tenants rallied against Prop 98 at City Hall today, then went inside to vote against it. Prop 98 is on the June 3 ballot. It would outlaw rent control statewide, and strip away other tenant protections as well.
VOTE NO on Prop 98, YES on Prop 99 (tags)
even homeowners will be distrssed if voters dont realize they have DEREGULATED our LA City Rent Control, that protects us from evictions, from arbitrary rent hikes, from owners eliminating seniors and fixed income families they 'dont like' as tenants.
2 Weeks to Save Rent Control, No on 98-June 3 (tags)
We are 2 weeks away from the crucial June 3 election to save rent control. Your No on 98/Yes on 99 vote is needed. San Francisco and Los Angeles are crucial in this election, so PLEASE VOTE. Voter registration for the June 3 election closes May 19.
Prop 98 can provoke a city-wide rent strike in San Francisco, LA, and elsewhere.. (tags)
Housing activists have absolutely no plan to effectively confront the passage of Proposition 98, which will abolish rent control statewide.
5/5-6/3 No on 98 to Save Rent Control (tags)
The June 3 ballot is a 10 alarm fire for the millions of workingclass tenants of California who are threatened with the repeal of rent control by Prop. 98 and the probable loss of our homes if this should pass as the excuses for eviction will abound. The deadline to register to vote for the June 3 election is May 19, 2008. RUN TO YOUR COUNTY REGISTRAR ANY WEEKDAY, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to FIRST register to vote AND THEN IMMEDIATELY VOTE on an absentee (vote by mail) ballot as in California we can vote 30 days before June 3 on an absentee ballot
JUSTICE AND EQUITY NOW! (tags)
After 63 years, finally US Senate on April 24, 2008 passed the Veterans Expanded Benefits Bill with a vote of 96-1. This bill is generally an omnibus bill enhancing benefits to most US veterans. The provision of S.57 was partly incorporated in S. 1315 which will afford the Filipino veterans in the US to receive the same benefits as those of their US veteran counterpart. Those who are residing in the Philippines shall receive a monthly special pension of $300/month if the bill is finally signed into law. The Senate also voted 56-41 to defeat the effort of Sen. Richard Burr(R, NC) to redirect pension to wards U.S veterans. Almost all those who opposed the bill including Senator Burr and Craig voted for the bill. Democratic Senator Barack Obama who promised to vote for the bill and Republican candidate John McCain were not able to vote and were absent. Senator Hillary Clinton voted for the bill. Work Ahead “Our work has just begun our next target will be the House of Representatives to pass the bill and give justice, equity and correct the errors of racism for the Filipino World War II veterans” Arturo Garcia. JFAV and People’s CORE Coordinator said. For more than half a century, the Filipino World War II veterans have been seeking for just and equal recognition as US veterans. The house bill HR 760 should continue to gain support from legislators in the House with the passage of S. 1315 in Senate.
SAVE OUR RENT CONTROL (tags)
Tell every TENANT = RENTER in LA and much of CA are all IN DANGER of losing our City Rent Controls in California's June 3 - Voting is coming soon.
PASS THE EQUITY BILL NOW! (tags)
Senator Gilbert Cedillo (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement on the United States Senate unanimous vote to proceed with a floor debate on S. 1315, the Veterans Benefits Enhancement Act. Among other actions the bill would restore U.S. Veterans status and eligibility for Veterans Affairs (VA) disability pension benefits to Filipino Veterans serving in WW II. A final vote is expected today:
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.
Commander Adama's Update Regarding Elections (tags)
Hello and Greetings once again. Today, a message of significant importance needs to be addressed. Not only to the people in the United States of America, but to the people throughout the world as well,
Obama Aligns Foreign Policy with GOP (tags)
Democratic millionaire warmonger pro-death penalty candidate for president Barack Obama said, "The truth is that my foreign policy is actually a return to the traditional bipartisan realistic policy of George Bush's father, of John F. Kennedy, of, in some ways, Ronald Reagan." Honesty is always the best policy; and your vote should be cast honestly too, for someone you truly support.
VOTE PSL in 2008: Put Human Needs Over Profits (tags)
The Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) is fielding a slate of candidates in the 2008 U.S. presidential elections: Gloria La Riva for President and Eugene Puryear for Vice President. The campaign is rooted in the struggle for socialism. We believe a better world is possible and together we can make it happen.
Washington v. Cuba After Castro (tags)
The passing of an era in Cuba and Washington's hostile reaction.
VOTE PSL in 2008: Federal, state and local candidates across the U.S. (tags)
The Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) is fielding a slate of candidates in the 2008 U.S. presidential elections: Gloria La Riva for President and Eugene Puryear for Vice President. We are also running candidates in federal, state and local races in many areas.
Pakistani Elections: the mother of all frauds (tags)
Before the results had come in, President Musharraf appeared on the state-run Pakistan Television, calling the vote "the voice of the nation" and the "mother of elections" must be accepted. But in fact this was the Mother of all Frauds. The provisional results for the elections to the National Assembly, as of midday today (Tuesday 19th February) are as follows: Party Seats PPP 87 PML(N) 66 PML(Q) 38 MQM 19 ANP 10 BNP(A) 1 MMA 3 Others 34 Even by Pakistan standards this was a massive exercise in vote rigging. Overnight, the masses have been robbed of victory by the intriguers in Islamabad and Washington. The assassination of Benazir Bhutto immediately stirred the masses into action. If the elections had been held at that time, there would have been a landslide victory for the PPP. Nobody seriously doubts this. For that very reason the ruling clique, in agreement with the Americans, decided to postpone the elections.
House Leaves Surveillance Law to Expire (tags)
The refusal of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrat of California, to schedule a vote on a surveillance measure approved Tuesday by the Senate touched off an intense partisan conflict over the national security questions that have colored federal elections since 2002 and are likely to play a significant role again in November.
The 2008 Elections and The Peace Movement (tags)
Even if the Democrats win, the progressive peace movement needs to continue to “bear witness” to the crimes that our government, the CIA, and the Pentagonians are committing in foreign lands against people that have never harmed or attacked America.
Green Party Primary Coverage (tags)
Ralph Nader, Cynthia McKinney and Elaine Brown are among the contenders for the Green Party presidential nomination. This article includes primary results, and reports and analysis from the polls.
"Migrant March III" Marches Through Los Angeles (tags)
Enrique Morones launches new caravan movement to raise awareness of humanitarian tragedies along the US-Mexico border.
Liberation News Voting Recommendations (tags)
Every four years the American people are subjected to the farce of bourgeois democracy, a “democracy” where only the candidates chosen by the very wealthy have any chance of being elected. That season of nicely dressed pathological liars and false hopes is now upon us. Since the corporate media of the United States has long ago abandoned any semblance of reporting on anything of substance about candidates such as voting records and actual political views, it is up to the journalists of the left press and Indy-media to do so.
Zenger's Endorses Obama for President (tags)
With the strongest progressive choices for the Democratic Presidential nomination, Dennis Kucinich and John Edwards, out of the race, Barack Obama is the only candidate left who offers a fresh vision instead of either a continuation of the Bush administration or a return to the trivial, gridlocked politics of the 1990's. On international affairs and the so-called "war on terror," Bill Clinton's policies were little better than Bush's.
VOTE PSL in 2008: Capitalism means environmental destruction - Fight for socialism! (tags)
The Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) is fielding a slate of candidates in the 2008 U.S. presidential elections: Gloria La Riva for President and Eugene Puryear for Vice President. The La Riva/Puryear campaign demands immediate action to stop global warming. We call for mandatory emissions controls on big corporate polluters.
Socialists: Feds Offering Little for U.S. Economic Recovery (tags)
It is extremely unlikely that working people will benefit from the economic package presented by President Bush; millions of working people are presently behind on house payments, auto payments and are finding it difficult to pay monthly bills, including the cost for food, gas and fuel for home heating. Today, a majority of working class people are living from check to check and are struggling to keep up with the cost of living.
Vote PSL in 2008! (tags)
The Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) is a newly formed working class party founded to promote the movement for revolutionary change and to fight for socialism. The PSL will be fielding a slate of candidates in the 2008 U.S. presidential elections.
Power Of The IMC. (tags)
Benefits to citizen-journalists in 2008 election.
Fraud US-Style - Fake Videos and Elections (tags)
We're being lied to.
The Ron Paul “Revolution”, an Extreme Rightwing Threat (tags)
"Paul is a white nationalist of the Stormfront type who has always kept his racial views and his views about world Judaism quiet because of his political position." American Nazi Party Commander, Bill White
Pilipino WWII veterans in the Philippines to get $90M a year- Speaker De Venecia (tags)
Speaker Jose de Venecia Jr. yesterday announced that the United States House of Representatives, headed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, has assured that a bill that would provide $90 million a year to Filipino World War II veterans is being prioritized in Capitol Hill. De Venecia said the bill, Filipino Veterans Equity Bill, may be scheduled for a floor vote following its approval last July in a markup hearing by the US House of Representatives veterans affairs committee headed by by Bob Filner. The bill was reported out by the Congressional Budget Office for Budget Estimates last September. The Speaker quoted Pelosi as telling him during a telephone conversation in California, that they “will try to organize a financial package” for Filipino war veterans.
Vot Jan 7 to Feb 7 in Cal; Red/Green Campaigns (tags)
You can vote by mail from January 7 through February 5, 2008 in the California primary. The only serious peace candidates are the socialist and Green Party candidates. Instead of the staged Democrat-Republican campaigns in Iowa and New Hampshire, we should be hearing on all other peace media about the socialist and Green Party campaigns, the latter being on the ballot in all 50 states plus Washington, D.C
Kucinich for President (tags)
Zenger's Newsmagazine endorses Dennis Kucinich for President (as we did in 2004) over the so-called 'top-tier" Democrats, each of whom has serious liabilities but all of whom would make a better President than any of the Republican candidates. This editorial from the January 2008 Zenger's also contains recommendations on the seven state propositions on the February 5, 2008 ballot.
KPFK Disenfranchised? (tags)
If you didn't get a KPFK ballot, here's how to tell the powers-that-be.
Venezuela's Social Democracy Hits A Speed Bump (tags)
Venezuela's democratic spirit will rebound from Sunday's electoral setback.
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.
CIA SET TO DESTABALIZE ARGENTINA (tags)
Operation "Pliers" intercept shows CIA set to stage coup in Argentina.
CIA Operation "Pliers" Uncovered in Venezuela (tags)
Last night CNN en Español aired the above image, which captions at the bottom "Who Killed him?" by "accident". The image of President Chavez with the caption about killing him below, which some could say subliminally incites to assassination, was a "production error" mistakenly made in the CNN en Español newsroom. The news anchor had been narrarating a story about the situation between Colombia and Venezuela and then switched to a story about an unsolved homicide but - oops - someone forgot to change the screen image and President Chavez was left with the killing statement below. Today they apologized and admitted it was a rather "unfortunate" and "regrettable" mistake. Yes, it was. On a scarier note, an internal CIA memorandum has been obtained by Venezuelan counterintelligence from the US Embassy in Caracas that reveals a very sinister - almost fantastical, were it not true - plan to destabilize Venezuela during the coming days. The plan, titled "OPERATION PLIERS" was authored by CIA Officer Michael Middleton Steere and was addressed to CIA Director General Michael Hayden in Washington. Steere is stationed at the US Embassy in Caracas under the guise of a Regional Affairs Officer. The internal memorandum, dated November 20, 2007, references the "Advances of the Final Stage of Operation Pliers", and confirms that the operation is coordinated by the team of Human Intelligence (HUMINT) in Venezuela. The memo summarizes the different scenarios that the CIA has been working on in Venezuela for the upcoming referendum vote on December 2nd. The Electoral Scenario, as it's phrased, confirms that the voting tendencies will not change substantially before Sunday, December 2nd, and that the SI (YES) vote in favor of the constitutional reform has an advantage of about 10-13 points over the NO vote. The CIA estimates abstention around 60% and states in the memo that this voting tendency is irreversible before the elections.
Another CIA sponsored Coup D'Etat? Venezuela’s D-Day (tags)
Apart from the deep involvement of the US, the primary organization of the Venezuelan business elite (FEDECAMARAS), as well as all the major private television, radio and newspaper outlets have been engaged in a vicious fear and intimidation campaign. Food producers, wholesale and retail distributors have created artificial shortages of basic food items and have provoked large scale capital flight to sow chaos in the hopes of reaping a ‘no’ vote.
XENOPHOBIA and the KPFK ELECTIONS (tags)
This is Eben Rey, Committee to Strengthen KPFK staff candidate for the local station board.
Venezuela: the counter-revolution raises its head (tags)
In Venezuela the forces of the counterrevolution are engaged in an all-out offensive against Chavez and the Revolution. Right-wing students stage armed provocations on the campuses and the streets. The bourgeois media, nationally and internationally, are whipping up a campaign of hysteria against "tyranny" and "dictatorship". US imperialism, with the help of Juan Carlos and the Spanish bourgeoisie, is striving to isolate Venezuela and create an anti-revolutionary bloc in Latin America, based on Brazil and Colombia, Chile and Argentina. As on previous occasions - the coup of 2002, the bosses' lockout, the recall referendum and the elections of 2005 and 2006, the reactionaries are using the slogan of supposed "defence of democracy" as a means of mobilizing the counterrevolutionary forces, creating a climate of fear and instability in order to prepare the ground for a right-wing coup. In the present battle who is opposed to the reform of the Constitution? Fedecamara, that is, the landlords, bankers and capitalists, the Episcopal Conference, representing the reactionary hierarchy of the Church, the right-wing media and imperialism. On the other side of the barricades are the workers and peasants, the poor and dispossessed, the revolutionary youth and the progressive intelligentsia: in other words, all the living forces of Venezuelan society. Why does the ruling class hate the constitutional reform? They say it is because Chavez wishes to introduce a dictatorship, to be a President elected for life and so on. But the reformed constitution does not concede such powers or anything like them. It merely removes the restriction on standing for President more than twice. In Europe there is no such limitation. Sarkozy and Merkel can stand as often as they like. So can Gordon Brown. And in any case, the reformed constitution only allows Chavez to stand for election. It will be up to the people whether they elect him or not.
KPFK: Welcome to the Madhouse (tags)
Dogs, Pitchforks, and Lanterns (tags)
electronic voting meets texas godzilla
Stephen Colbert Smokes Out Political Ickiness (tags)
What did America learn from comedian Stephen Colbert's presidential campaign? All about political ickiness.
UN First Committee Passes DU Resolution in Landslide Vote (tags)
US University report: "In a group of 251 soldiers in one study group in Mississippi, all of whom had normally birthed babies prior to their participation in either of the two (Persian) Gulf Wars, sixty-seven percent of their post-war offspring were born with severe deformities."
Crushing Defeat of US blockade of CUBA at UN General Assembly (tags)
For the sixteen consecutive time, United Nations members voted against the US economic, financial and commercial blockade of Cuba. The resolution presented by the island received 184 votes in favor, one more than in 2006, four against and one abstention.
UPDATES ON ENDA (tags)
House Committee Rejects Trans inclusion on Employment Non Discrimination Act [ENDA]/ Cable TV to Air Cong. Frank Interview
CALL YOUR REP. RE VOTE TRANS INCLUSIVE ENDA BILL (tags)
National Center for Transgender Equality, the West Hollywood Transgender Task Force, and many other LBGT organizations urge you to ask your Congressperson to vote YES on HR 2015 [Trans inclusive ENDA, and NO on HR 3685 [phony "ENDA' bill that excludes Trans folks].
America Used UN Veto to Protect Israeli War Crimes – 24 Times! (tags)
Since the sixties, Israeli Jews have ruthlessly raped, butchered and murdered their way through large chunks of Palestine and the Lebanon; have acquired thousands of weapons of mass destruction, and openly shown their utter contempt for international law, by openly bragging about the “New Israel” planned to stretch eastwards to the Euphrates and thus encompass Iraq’s oilfields. Because of immunity from international prosecution afforded by perpetual American vetos at the United Nations Security Council, Israeli Jewish terrorists have become emboldened in their attacks, to the point where their excesses have sickened most of the civilized world.
STOP CAFTA 07 (tags)
STOP CAFTA (Central American Free Trade Agreement)
Vote Green in 37th CD Special Election August 21st (tags)
Green Party candidate Daniel Brezenoff in August 21st CD Special Election
Presidential Candidate Wants Iraq Vote on Ballots (tags)
Many top Congressional Democrats and Republicans are now taking the position that it will be necessary for the US to maintain a military presence in Iraq into 2009. Despite plummeting American support for the Iraq War, Congress continues to support the occupation and American imperialism. Stewart Alexander, a presidential hopeful with Peace and Freedom Party, believes it has become necessary to put the Iraq War vote in the hands of the American voters.
Take 2 minutes to vote for Anti-War Hero Dennis Kyne (tags)
Please learn why Anti-War Hero Dennis Kyne merits 2 minutes of time now for you to cast your vote for him in a contest
Once upon a time there was a Canada (tags)
Heres how the NWO Bankers have secretly taken over Canada and most people have no clue what has been going on thanks to the traitorist media
Fw: Bush: 'All options are on the table' for Iran in this youtube short: (tags)
Fw: Bush: 'All options are on the table' for Iran in this youtube short:
Mammoth electoral fraud in Philippines elections: Padding and shaving (tags)
Nearly three weeks after election day, there are still no definitive results for the Philippine elections to the Senate and House of Representatives. Counting is still continuing and in a number of provinces it has not even begun. This has nothing to do with inefficiency and everything to do with ballot-rigging. The Philippines is one of the most corrupt ‘democracies’ in the world. During the 2004 presidential election, the victory of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo was widely attributed to large-scale fraud. A tape was massively circulated of a conversation between the President and Virgilio Garcillano, head of Comelec, the national election commission. Arroyo was heard addressing him familiarly, ‘Hello Garci’, and the election chief proudly assured her that he would guarantee her a million-vote majority.
Denounce the Preset Rotten Elections in the Philippines (tags)
The entire revolutionary movement under its leadership denounce the oppression, exploitation and abuses continually committed by the ruling elite against the Bangsamoro as well as the entire Filipino people. These have been brought to scandalous heights and have become the focus of national attention during the recent elections as systematized coercion, unbridled violence, widespread vote-buying, deprivation of the people’s right to vote, unmitigated cheating and manipulation of the vote count took the place of real elections in Moro areas.
On the Defeat of SB 1348 in the U.S. Senate Vote (tags)
“The Immigrant Rights Bill SB 1348 is Dead! Long Live the New Immigrant Rights Bill!” The Coalition in Defense of Immigrant Rights (CDIR) and the Echo Park Community Coalition(EPCC) believed that the defeat of the current immigration reform bill in the Senate is just temporary. For all immigrants, the failure to pass the bill is just tactical.
Kimberly-Clark Nominated to Hall of Shame (tags)
Vote Kimberly-Clark into the Corporate Hall of Shame
Double Victory For Bally Casino Workers (tags)
Dealers, Security Officers at Bally's Casinos In Atlantic City Vote for Union Representation
OPLAN Mercury Rising in motion (tags)
At the rate the newspapers and TV newscasts are exposing real evidence of electoral fraud since 29 May 2007, Bantay Boto ng Bayan cannot help but feel vindicated for exposing Oplan Mercury Rising. The numerous dagdag-bawas reports accurately quoting, by the hundred thousands of vote leads for Team Unity candidates in the 13th to the 16th slots, give due credence to the Oplan. The provinces where the calumny occurred are the same provinces mentioned in the Oplan. The named Comelec officials are the same persons identified in the Oplan. 1. The delay of the Comelec en banc as the National Board of Canvassers in tallying the provincial COCs and more specifically the canvassing slowdown, particularly in the Oplan Mercury Rising provinces are indicators that this major Oplan strategy is being implemented. It has deferred canvassing in Maguindanao, Sulu, Caloocan City, Taguig-Pateros, Davao del Sur, North Cotabato, and South Cotabato for varied reasons, including allegations of massive cheating, yet no charges and complaints were filed against any Comelec and public official involve We are sending a very strong message on the eventual and probable loss of Honasan, Trillanes and Pimentel, as clearly being shown by the current events. We know that the rule of law will ultimately reign. Concerned Comelec officials must now choose whether they prefer the law of the jungle instead. Bantay Boto ng Bayan is making this statement after due consultation with the convenors of the uniformed active and retired member organizations and with the explicit support from their allied civil society groups.
PHILIPPINES: Kontra Daya( AGAINST CHEATING) post election report (tags)
Kontra Daya ( Against Cheating) congratulates the Filipino people for their continuing vigilance against poll fraud, election violence and other anomalies. This report would not have been possible were it not for the vigilance of ordinary people who acted as Kontra Daya volunteers, sent us their texts and emails or called the Kontra Daya hotline. We also congratulate the various people’s organizations, the vigilant media, the election watchdogs and international observers and other allied groups for their efforts in monitoring the conduct of the Philippine elections. The elections this year saw the rise of a more vigilant and conscious people who would not allow a repeat of the fraud-tainted 2004 polls. Kontra Daya’s preliminary post election report is based on the groups’ own documentation, field date from the Task Force Poll Watch, reports from the People’s International Observers Mission, correspondence with other watchdog groups such as Namfrel, Alliance of Concerned Teachers as well as media reports. The fight against election fraud and violence is by no means over. Kontra Daya expects more incidents of wholesale vote rigging to emerge in the following days. The dark forces trying to subvert the people’s will are working overtime. The people’s vigilance and collective action are needed now more than ever.
RP fails to get rating firm’s confidence vote (tags)
THE Philippines failed to secure a confidence vote from one of three important foreign credit-rating companies, after the country’s revenue-generating agencies missed collection targets for the first quarter. In a statement issued Friday night, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services said it kept its credit-rating outlook for the country, currently stable, dashing government hopes that the rating company would lift the same to positive.
AJLPP-USA Congratulates Five Filipino Progressive Party-List Groups for their Electoral V (tags)
CONGRATULATIONS AND KEEP ON SERVING THE PEOPLE!” The Alliance for a Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines (AJLPP) based in the United States greets the five Philippine progressive party-list groups that declared their victory on Thursday with militant hurrahs! Mario Santos, AJLPP national coordinator said: “ The AJLPP is one with the Filipino people in working for the victory of the party-list groups. AJLPP organizations in the United and other allied groups like GABRIELA –USA fully mobilized their forces to support the party-list groups. We are united with them in their declaration of victory and will maintain vigilance until all votes are counted. The Filipino people have spoken. Their voices are loud and clear. They rejected the corrupt and puppet US-Arroyo regime and wants change! The data from exit polls and the media quick count showed the overwhelming support from the people that the party-list groups got is not only a show of confidence but also a great tribute to those who are until now re missing and the martyrs that have given their lives for democracy and freedom”
Ron Paul: Total Victory, Yet Censorship Continues (tags)
Texas Congressman trounces rivals in all polls but is deliberately pushed to margins by terrified corporate media
AS ELECTION DAY COMES NEAR, VIOLENCE ESCALATES (tags)
Nobody can beat the brazen violence and blatant machinations of the US-Arroyo regime. It is even surpassing the US-Marcos regime in its brazenness and fascist terrorist acts. Again, the AJLPP reiterates it call for the Filipino people to stand guard against legalized vote buying, cheating and violence in this coming elections. AJLPP also expresses its deepest concern over the escalating violence and the propaganda in “rationalizing” its cheating activities “ in the coming elections. More than 100 armed incidents have been reported since the election season started late February 2007 in the Philippines.
Filipino Workers urged: Vote for truth, full employment (tags)
Thousands of workers from the Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) and the Confederation of Independent Unions (CIU) gathered in MetroManila, Lipa, Cebu, Davao City, Bacolod, Cagayan de Oro City,Zamboanga City and Cotabato City to commemorate the 104th International Labor Day, urging other workers to support candidateswho would vow to unearth the truth behind the 'Hello Garci' controversy.
RANDOM THOUGHTS ON THE FIGHT AGAINST THE IRAQ WAR (tags)
NOT ONE PENNY, NOT ONE SOLDIER FOR THESE WARS
Bad back Boehner (tags)
Is barve today, like Cheney and Bush.
Clinton Wants US Troops in Iraq to Guard Oil (tags)
Hillary Clinton came right out and told the New York Times on 3/14/07 that US troops should stay in Iraq because "it is right in the heart of the oil region." Contrary to the Democrats' cynical belief that we have nowhere else to go, we can and must vote for the only 2 peace parties on the California ballot: Peace & Freedom and the Green Party
Operation Occupation: Rep. Adam Schiff (tags)
March 17--March on Washington --and Stay there (tags)
The Decisive Battle this Spring - The Challenge for the Antiwar Movement Forcing Congress to vote to cut off further war funding is the defining issue for the antiwar movement this spring and it is a struggle that we can win if we are bold enough to take it seriously
Congress Votes 368-31 to Back Mumia’s Racist Frame-up (tags)
Five California Democrats in Congress voted nay while 23 voted for the resolution. Those voting against were Lynn Woolsey, Barbara Lee, Fortney Stark, Michael Honda, and Maxine Waters. Joining in the racist lynch mob voting for the blood of an innocent black man were California Democrats C. Thompson, Doris Matsui, Nancy Pelosi, Ellen Tauscher, Tom Lantos, Anna Eshoo, Zoe Lofgren, Dennis Cardoza, Lois Capps, Jim Costa, Linda Sanchez, Brad Sherman, Adam Schiff, Henry Waxman, Hilda Solis, Lucille Roybal-Allard, Jane Harman, Juanita Millender-McDonald, Grace Napolitano, Joe Baca, Loretta Sanchez, Bob Filner, and Susan Davis. Not voting were Diane Watson, Howard Berman, and Xavier Becerra. Also voting for blood were California Republicans Walter Herger, Daniel Lungren, John Doolittle, Richard Pombo, George Radanovich, Devin Nunes, William Thomas, Elton Gallegly, David Dreier, Edward Royce, Jerry Lewis, Gary Miller, Ken Calvert, Mary Bono, Dana Rohrabacher, John Campbell, Darrell Issa, Brian Bilbray, and Duncan Hunter. Howard McKeon didn’t vote.
12/6 Dem-Repubs vote 368 to 31 against Mumia Abu-Jamal (tags)
On December 6, 2006, the Democrats and Republicans in the House of Representatives put it on the record that they are one party in supporting the murder of Mumia Abu-Jamal by voting 368 to 31 to condemn the decision of St. Denis, France to name a street after Mumia Abu-Jamal. This is clearly a political frame-up of national and international stature as the murderer, Arnold Beverly, has confessed to killing Officer Faulkner, a whistleblower of police corruption on the Philadelphia police force 25 years ago, December 9, 1981.
Brazil: Supreme Federal Court. Too Slow...Why? (tags)
Now the organization "Brazilian Citizens for a Democratic Society" promises prosecute the ministers for billions of "reais" in harms caused to millions of brazilian consumers.
LA Greens support City Council vote on living wage (tags)
Los Angeles Greens support City Council vote on living wage for LAX area hotels, urge expansion of living wage ordinance and further support for unions
BTL:Electronic Voting Fatally Flawed (tags)
Interview with Pokey Anderson, independent journalist, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
11/7/06 Election & the 2 peace parties, P&F & Green (tags)
The California governor’s general election of 2006 was a low voter turnout election due to the deliberate lack of campaign by the pro-death penalty millionaire Democrat Phil Angelides against the pro-death penalty millionaire Republican incumbent Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. In spite of this mockery of democracy, the 2 anti-death penalty peace parties, Peace & Freedom Party and the Green Party did as well as could be expected and both certainly remain on the ballot.
Official Ballot from Hell (tags)
See, it could be worse. --Leslie
LA Video the Vote Dispatch Center Report (tags)
Below please find a news release detailing incidents addressed by the Los Angeles Video the Vote Rapid Response Task Force today, Election Day, November 7, 2006.
Bus Riders Union Endorsements (tags)
reposting from an email (johnk)
MARCH AGAINST THE PROPOSED LYNWOOD PROMENADE (tags)
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7th The Lynwood City Council will vote this Tuesday on a proposal to build an NFL stadium. Homes and Businesses along Atlantic Blvd, Imperial HWY, Fernwood Ave, and Wright Rd would be demolished if this project is approved. Many property owners of the affected area are still not informed about this issue. Those who do know only found out recently. This decision would destroy a huge chunk of a city that is only 4.9 square miles. The newly constructed Firebaugh High School and Vista Continuation School will be torn down. This is a racist move by an already currupt city council.
Stop LA City Council Power Grab: Vote NO Measure R (tags)
Stop LA City Council Power Grab: Vote NO Measure R
Measure H is Not a Magic Bullet (tags)
If I could wave my magic wand, Proposition H—the billion-dollar “affordable” housing bond measure--would disappear from the November 7th stage, and the Prop H supporters would be revealed as illusionists.
An open letter to Christians who vote (tags)
Millions of American Christians have had enough of watching our faith being hijacked and warped for partisan political gain, and watching as "Christian" leaders annihilate Christ's message of love, compassion and peacemaking to replace it with a message of fear, arrogance, greed and warmongering. On November 7th, we'll reject the tactics of fear, hatred and deceit, and we'll vote Christ's values: love, compassion, gentleness, caring (including caring for gays and for women's medical privacy!), humility and peacemaking.
Alert: more TX + FL e-voting flipping Democrat votes to Republican in early voting (tags)
A listener called in to say that he had just experienced an irregularity in the voting booth. After completing the ballot he punched "Review" only to discover that three of the Democratic candidates he had voted for had been changed to Republican candidates.
U.S. and international agents tomonitore e-vote satellite activity during election (tags)
U.S. and international agents to monitor e-vote satellite activity during election ~ E-votes flipping Democrat votes to Republican in early voting
Holland: All elections manipulated - except one (tags)
In Holland people can 'vote' in the 22 November election. Or now play chess with the 1187 hacked and easily manipulated electronic voting computers. It's scary to see what the creatures in power do to screw the people. Taking away everybody's vote and voice too.
Art of War : E Vote (tags)
Art of War : E Vote (tags)
Diebold Electronic Voting Machines
Stop U.S. Plans To Attack Iran (tags)
Join 60,000 people who have signed our petition: http://www.dontattackiran.org
Computerization of voting in Brazil (tags)
I will present a summary of the computerization of voting in Brazil, but before that, it's necessary to explain some characteristics of the organization of the electoral power so that it can be understood, because some things happened that could lead to misunderstanding.
BTL:Reforms Allow More Ex-Felons to Vote, but Numbers of... (tags)
...Disenfranchised Remain Unchanged~Interview with Ryan King, policy analyst with the Sentencing Project, produced by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
ROCK THE VOTE @ WESTWOOD FEDERAL BUILDING SAT. NOV. 4 & SUN. NOV. 5 (tags)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
ROCK THE VOTE SAT. NOV 4 & SUN. NOV 5 WESTWOOD FEDERAL BUILDING 1100 WILSHIRE BLVD (@ VETERAN)
Let Spanish-speaking Voters Know the Truth. Take Action Now. (tags)
Distribute Spanish-language flyers to inform voters that naturalized citizens can vote, despite the lies distributed by the Republican party.
GOP ad says vote Republican for more war and a bigger police state (tags)
If you want four more years of a war in Iraq and a war on the Bill of Rights vote Republican. At least that’s the message this GOP ad wants to put out.
The Financial Crisis of the IMF (tags)
The IMF is an extremely undemocratic system. Instead of one country-one vote, the good capitalist principle one dollar-one vote was in effect from the beginning. Whoever paid most had the most votes and the greatest influence.
Latino Voters Lied to in Orange County (tags)
Spanish flyers distributed telling immigrants they cannot vote.
Stop LA City Council Power Grab: Vote NO Measure R (tags)
Stop LA City Council Power Grab: Vote NO Measure R
CALIFORNIA PROPOSITIONS: VOTERS BEWARE (tags)
Today voters need to beware when going to the polls to vote because much is at stake. Voters need to study the propositions and read their Official Voter Information Guide; and for those who will not, they need to vote no to spending their hard earn dollars and the future savings of our children. Voters should not be persuaded by expensive TV commercials because those commercials are more expensive than what we can realize.
Brazil: the perfect electoral crime (tags)
The election was totally clean? Was there fraud in the election? God only knows. And some corrupt ones, also. Specialists warn: the security and the allegiance of the result of the electronic ballot box are not fidiciary.
Art of War : E -Vote for Tyranny (tags)
E -Vote for Tyranny
Why Hillary Clinton voted for the anti-immigrant wall (tags)
Last May, in the wake of mass demonstrations that brought millions of immigrants to the streets in cities throughout the United States, New York’s Democratic Senator Hillary Clinton spoke with disdain for the Republican right’s proposals mandating a crackdown on foreign-born workers.
Law against renting to illegal migrants ready for Escondido council vote (tags)
Law against renting to illegal migrants ready for Escondido council vote.
US Senate votes 100-0 for $70 billion more in war spending (tags)
The unanimous vote by the US Senate on Friday to approve the Bush administration’s request for an additional $70 billion to finance the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan demonstrates a basic truth of American politics: the Democratic Party, no less than the Republicans, is a party of imperialist militarism and war.
I am outraged - my column for Bush Business (tags)
My own congressman, Dan Boren, has proven to me is not a man fit for office, or any position in life. How can he vote for torture? It is beyond my understanding...
9/20: National Call-In Day to STOP Congress from Passing Anti-Immigrant Bills! (tags)
On Wednesday September 20, we urge you to CALL, FAX AND MAIL your elected officials, SAY NO TO THE RACIST ANTI-IMMIGRANT BILLS!
Young Couple Places Fate in Hands of Internet Citizenry (tags)
Website Visitors Cast Votes To Decide Where Couple Will Live; Los Angeles On Short List Of Final Towns
NANCY PELOSI AND STENY HOYER IN SOLIDARITY WITH PRO-WAR AIPAC NEO-CONS? (tags)
THINK IT COULDN’T HAPPEN? … IT ALREADY HAS!
California Legislature passes involuntary outpatient commitment bill (tags)
With bipartisan super-majority votes that stunned and dismayed mental health clients and advocates, the California Senate and Assembly passed involuntary outpatient commitment (IOC) bill AB 2357, sending the bill to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to sign or veto. The bill would extend Laura's Law, California's existing outpatient commitment law, by five years.
PHILIPPINES: Impeachment killers, murderers of justice! (tags)
“Murderers of justice! This is what Congressmen who will vote for the dismissal of the impeachment complaint against Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA) will be remembered as.”, said AKBAYAN (Citizens Action Party) President Ronald Llamas today on the information that the House Committee on Justice will terminate the impeachment proceedings today.
WRITE-IN LYNNE STEWART FOR UNITED STATES SENATOR FROM NEW YORK ON NOVEMEBER 7TH (tags)
FORGET HILLARY "HAWK"-NEW YORK NEEDS A REAL ANTI-WAR, PRO-WORKER CANDIDATE
BTL:Mexico's Disputed Election Enters Dangerous Phase as... (tags)
....Tribunal Rejects Full Vote Recount ~ Interview with John Ross, journalist & author, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
VENEZUELA LEADING THE RACE FOR THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL SEAT (tags)
VENEZUELA AHEAD IN RACE FOR UN LATIN AMERICAN SECURITY COUNCIL SEAT
Final vote on involuntary outpatient commitment bill AB 2357 held over until August 14 (tags)
Mental health clients mobilize last-minute letter-writing campaign to stop bill in Senate
Letter to Senators Feinstein and Boxer on the Crisis in the Middle East (tags)
The following is a letter sent Aug. 3, 2006 to Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer from a California voter regarding their failure to call for an immediate Israeli cease-fire in Lebanon:
Israel backed by army of cyber-soldiers (tags)
Doron Barkat, 29, in Jerusalem, spends long nights trawling the web to try to swing the debate Israel’s way. “When I see internet polls for or against Israel I send out a mailing list to vote for Israel,” he said. “It can be that after 15 minutes there will be 400 votes for Israel.
ON THE DOINGS OF IMPERIAL GOVERNMENT (tags)
SEPARATION OF POWERS? CHECKS AND BALANCES?
Why Heloisa (tags)
Our existence, as sovereign Nation and organized society, is in danger. Since 1981, the national income for inhabitant stopped to progress. An entire generation never saw Brazilian development. About 65% of our young people, between 14 and 24 years, they do not study nor work.
DEMOCRACY, MEXICAN STYLE - PART II (tags)
MORE INFORMATION ON THE STOLEN MEXICAN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION
Photo ID to vote is unconstitutional (tags)
For the second time, a judge has blocked a Republican-sponsored effort to require Georgia voters to present government-issued photo identification cards before they can cast a ballot.
Mexico: Mobilise the masses and call a general strike to stop the electoral fraud (tags)
Despite the fact that the majority of the exit polls gave the victory to Lopez Obrador the IFE (Federal Electoral Institute) and Fox are refusing to recognise the results of the elections and are manoeuvring by delaying their official publication, declaring on the Programa de Resultados Electorales Preliminares (PREP) that they could not define a clear outcome given the supposed narrowness of the results. Parametria gave Obrador a 3.5% lead over Calderon; Telesur gave 42 points to Lopez Obrador and 38 to Calderon; Covarrubias put the PRD, Party of the Democratic Revolution, at 37% and the PAN, National Action Party, at 34%. According to the website “Casa del Plan de los 3 Puntos”, Harvard University gave the victory to Obrador by 7 points. A closed poll by the newspaper Milenio gave Obrador 37% and Calderon 36%.
Populist #31 (tags)
Concerning National Popular Elections
Legislative recess stalls final vote on outpatient commitment bill AB 2357 until August (tags)
The California Senate adjourned Friday without having voted on involuntary outpatient commitment extension bill AB 2357, affording the bill's opponents an additional month to defeat the legislation.
Senators' votes on earlier forced treatment bills spell trouble for AB 2357 opponents (tags)
As the final vote nears for involuntary outpatient commitment bill AB 2357 on the floor of the California Senate, state senators' votes on earlier forced treatment bills spell trouble for AB 2357 opponents. But some advocates remain hopeful that senators will be persuaded to vote "no" at the last minute, others will continue to vote "no", and the bill's course will be reversed.
Lib Dems Need to Stop Whining about Vote Theft and Start Winning (tags)
Democrats in other far more repressive lands fight tooth and nail to battle against election fraud. If Republicans are stealing elections here, it’s because we are letting them get away with it.
Flag-protection amendment fails by 1 vote (tags)
A proposed constitutional amendment to allow Congress to prohibit desecration of the flag fell a single vote short of approval by the Senate on Tuesday
Securitas Security Professionals Working at Shearon Harris Nuclear Plant Vote SPFPA YES (tags)
Securitas tries to underhandedly have trainees vote in this election to undermine the vote in favor of them!
DO WE GET IT NOW!- THE DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS DO NOT WANT TO END THE WAR IN IRAQ (tags)
AMERICA, WHERE ARE YOU NOW? DON’T YOU CARE ABOUT YOUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS? DON’T YOU KNOW WE NEED YOU NOW? WE CAN’T FIGHT ALONE AGAINST THE MONSTER. Lyrics from ‘Monster’, a 1960’s rock song by Steppenwolf. FORGET DONKEYS, ELEPHANTS AND GREENS- BUILD A WORKERS PARTY!
It’s Time to Fire Congressman David Dreier and Hire Cynthia Matthews (tags)
The stage is set in California’s 26th Congressional District to fire right wing conservative GOP representative David Dreier and replace the 13-term incumbent with Democratic nominee Cynthia Rodriquez Matthews. In 2004 she came within less than 10% of defeating David Dreier, one of the most highly funded GOP members of the House. She spent only $35,000 compared to Dreier’s $3.5 million. She hopes for victory in 2006.
AIPAC AND PRO-WAR, PRO-APARTHEID ISRAEL LOBBIES HAVE BOUGHT CONGRESS (tags)
BOTH STENY HOYER OF MARYLAND AND NANCY PELOSI OF CALIFORNIA HAVE BEEN KEYNOTE SPEAKERS AT AIPAC MEETINGS. BOTH HAVE TAKEN LARGE PRO-ISRAEL PAC CONTRIBUTIONS. BOTH HAVE PLEGED ALLEGENCE TO APARTHEID ISRAEL. NEITHER DESERVE YOUR VOTE. VOTE THEM OUT IN NOVEMBER 2006! REPLACE THEM WITH PROGRESSIVE ANTI-WAR CANDIDATES!
Multi-Party Progressive Slate for California (tags)
The Green Party and California Peace and Freedom Parties have each fielded a full slate of candidates for statewide office in the Nov. 2006 General Election. Following is a list that should be considered in the interest of building a true multi-party democracy.
Populist #30 (tags)
Concerning Faithless Electors and Voter Turnout
Comments on Greg Palast's New Book Armed Madhouse (tags)
PALAST EXPOSES US ELECTION FRAUD, CRIMES AGAINST IRAQ AND LOTS MORE
Call Congress; Critical Vote to Close the School of the Americas Friday or Monday (tags)
For the first time in six years, there will be a vote on legislation to close the SOA/WHINSEC, the U.S. Army school whose graduates are implicated in some of the worst human rights abuses in Latin America. As countries throughout the region go through historic changes, people in the U.S. have an opportunity to make historic change THIS WEEK by demanding justice, accountability, and suspension of the SOA/WHINSEC.
Columbian and Peruvian Elections Prove Stalin Was Right (tags)
US arranged elections in Columbia and Peru
Yes on 81& 82, Sarah Knop for School Superintendent (tags)
June 6 is election day and your vote is definitely needed for Yes on 81 and 82 and for Sarah Knopp for School Superintendent. All 3 races effectively involve education, crucial to the future of any society.
Voters for Peace (tags)
Take a Stand by Signing the Voters Pledge!
JFAV Greets Senate Vote Giving Veterans Special Immigrant Status as a Tactical Victory, (tags)
The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) greet the news that the US Senate unanimously approved by a voice vote on Thursday (Friday in Manila) an amendment in the proposed immigration reform bill that would allow Philippine-based single or married children of Filipino World War II veterans to join them in the United States, as a tactical victory in its 60 years of struggle for recognition, justice and equity.
A Perfect Mother's Day Gift:Create a Peace Movement That Ends the Iraq Occupation (tags)
Join Cindy Sheehan and Ray McGovern 1pm at the White House then march to Rumsfeld's house May 18.
Sign the Voter's Pledge (tags)
This time around vote your conscience!
TODAY! TELL YOUR CONGRESSIONAL REP. TO VOTE NO ON HR-4681 (tags)
House Voting on Anti-Palestinian Legislation Today The US Campaign, www.endtheoccupation.org, has learned that the House of Representatives will vote today Tuesday, May 9 on HR4681, the Anti-Palestinian Act of 2006. This bill imposes draconian economic and diplomatic sanctions against the Palestinian people for exercising their democratic rights. TAKE ACTION TODAY! Pick up the phone now to call your Representative and urge a NO vote on HR4681, the Anti-Palestinian Act (talking points below).
When War Making Criminals Get What They Deserve (tags)
Today the Senate is prepared to vote on a bill that will rack up an additional $67.6 Billion for making war upon Afghanistan and Iraq. That "supplemental" money, however, will just keep the eager war-makers in just enough Depleted Uranium, Grenades, and Conventional Mines (all types) only to last another five months, till September 30.
inky night (tags)
lies covered in night
Californians Will Vote Along Gasoline Lines (tags)
When voters go to the polls to vote, during this 2006 election year, it will be on the issues and not along party lines. Stewart Alexander says, “If the voting poles were at gasoline stations, Californians would be making a complete change in leadership in Sacramento and Washington.”
Breaking the Mikulski Code! (tags)
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski (D-MD) voted against the Iraqi War, but she has consistently voted to fund it. She poses as a liberal, but on the Iraqi conflict, there is little or no difference between her complicity in that wrong and that of VP Dick Cheney. He was recently booed at a baseball game. When will the people of Maryland begin booing her? Another funding for the Iraqi War vote is coming up in late April. Will Mikulski again support the Bush-Cheney Gang?
Omigod! Senate Dems May Have to Take a Stand! (tags)
Sen. Feingold, with the help of Sen. Arlen Specter, is about to put the Democrats in the House in an uncomfortable spot. Enjoy the show.
Protest at Skosh Monahan's in Costa Mesa this Friday! (tags)
Protest at Skosh Monahan's Restaurant in Costa Mesa!
St. Patty's Day---PROTEST Racist Costa Mesa City Council and Jim Gilchrist! (tags)
PLEASE JOIN HUGE ST. PATRICK'S DAY PROTEST AT SKOSH MONAHAN'S IN COSTA MESA!
Someone Accessed 40 Palm Beach County Voting Machines Nov 2004 (tags)
The internal logs of at least 40 Sequoia touch-screen voting machines reveal that votes were time and date-stamped as cast two weeks before the election, sometimes in the middle of the night.
BOYCOTT OF RESTAURANT OWNED BY COSTA MESA CITY COUNCILMAN! (tags)
HELP ENFORCE BOYCOTT OF RESTAURANT OWNED BY COSTA MESA CITY COUNCILMAN!
BTL:Haiti's Poor Erupt in Protest After Charges that... (tags)
...Presidential Vote Count was Manipulated ~ Interview with Ben Dupuy, co-director of Haiti Progres, and former Haitian President Aristide's ambassador at-large, conducted by Between the Line' Scott Harris
The US Campaign applauds the Church of England’s divestment vote on Caterpillar (tags)
Caterpillar has been singled out by the United Nations for complicity in human rights abuses in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. In the past 5 years, Caterpillar has enabled the destruction of 4,170 Palestinian homes and the uprooting of more than one million olive trees. Caterpillar is also being used to build the Annexation Wall deemed illegal by the International Court of Justice in its July 2004 Advisory Opinion.
Poll: Express Your Disgust with Bush's Ramblings (tags)
Vote NO to Bush's State of Disunion Speech
DEAR CINDY: PLEASE READ THIS AND THINK AGAIN (tags)
Your decision to run for Senate is a case of "right church, wrong pew" in that you will make an excellent spokeperson for peace as a Senate candidate, but wouldbe most effective challenging cheif hawk Hillary Clinton.
Protest Telecom Rip-offs (tags)
CPUC Decision Leaves Consumers Unprotected, Community Representatives To Protest Upcoming Vote
To End Death Penalty: Vote for Anti-Death Penalty Candidates & Parties (tags)
If you are serious about ending the death penalty, you have to vote for candidates of the socialist Peace & Freedom Party or the Green Party as those are the 2 anti-death penalty parties. Democrat Atty Gen Lockyer enthusiastically joins Republican Schwarzenegger in murdering human beings with our tax dollars, and is supported by pro-death penalty Senators Boxer and Feinstein, all Democratic candidates for President, the Democrats sitting on the US Supreme Court (Breyer dissented this time only) and sitting on the 9th Circuit. You get what you vote for.
U.S. Government Report confirms Key 2004 Stolen Election Findings (tags)
As a legal noose appears to be tightening around the Bush/Cheney/Rove inner circle, a shocking government report shows the floor under the legitimacy of their alleged election to the White House is crumbling.
BTL:After Opposition Parties Boycott Vote, Hugo Chavez Wins Total Control of... (tags)
...Venezuela's Parliament ~ Interview with Gregory Wilpert, sociologist and journalist living in Caracas, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
What Democracy, Exactly, Are We Exporting? Let's Hope It's Not Ours (tags)
Long ago, the US stopped making things, and that was it for exporting stuff like TVs, cars, etc. Then America starting outsourcing services, so instead of exporting things like accounting or customer service, we import them. Now Bush says we’re exporting democracy, but if we don’t practice it at home, how can we hope to do that either?
Stop Diebold electronic voting! CA's Republican plans to STEAL YOUR VOTE. (tags)
URGENT ACTION ALERT. The rally/protest is this Monday in Sacramento, we have ONLY next week to voice our concerns so they go on the record.
GAO Report CONFIRMS Stolen 2004 Presidential Election (tags)
The latest critical confirmation of key indicators that the election of 2004 was stolen comes in an extremely powerful, penetrating report from the Government Accountability Office that has gotten virtually no mainstream media coverage. The GAO findings are particularly damning when set in the context of an election run in Ohio by a Secretary of State simultaneously working as co-chair of the Bush-Cheney campaign. Far from what election theft skeptics have long asserted, the GAO findings confirm that the electronic network on which 800,000 Ohio votes were cast was vulnerable enough to allow a a tiny handful of operatives -- or less -- to turn the whole vote count using personal computers operating on relatively simple software.
Sacramento says, ‘Bring the troops home!’ (tags)
The Sacramento City Council, by an 8-1 vote on Nov. 1, called for “a humane, orderly, rapid and comprehensive withdrawal of United States military personnel and bases from Iraq.”
11/8 Labor Election Victory (tags)
Nazi Schwarzenegger got the defeat his $70 million special election deserved, and his defeat was led by labor, as it must be. The anger was so great at this unnecessary, viciously anti-labor special election that the voters defeated all of the state propositions with a Bingo NO!
Voting Recommendations by MoveOn.org (tags)
A list of recommendations for progressives for the November 8th special election
11/8 ELECTION DAY is TODAY. VOTE TODAY (tags)
Today is ELECTION DAY. The first thing you will do is VOTE TODAY! The polling places are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Remember to Nix the First Six, so Vote No on 73-78; Yes on 79 and 80.
If you Vote, VOTE NO (tags)
VOTE NO FOR ALL PROPOSITIONS NONE OF THEM ARE GOOD FOR YOU
Schwarzenegger's Dreams of Dictators (Read Before You Vote!) (tags)
In case you, your friends, or your family need another reason to vote "NO" on Propositions 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, and 78, consider these quotes from power-hungry Governor Arnold:
THIS TUES. PROTECT WOMEN'S RIGHTS & VOTE NO on PROP. 73 (tags)
11/5-11/8 Get Out the Vote Weekend, No on 73-78; Yes on 79&80 (tags)
Your help is needed this weekend through election day, November 5 through 8, 2005, to defeat the fascist attack on our state by Nazi Schwarzenegger with his $70 million special election. Voter turnout is crucial to defeating this thug's anti-labor program, Props 73 through 78. Everything from precinct walking to phone banking to putting labels on doorhangers is needed now to push the opponents of Props 73 through 78 to the polls and to urge the absentee voters to complete their ballots and mail them immediately.
We Can Win; Now When We Take a Stand for Human Rights It Means More. . . (tags)
With legislation on the verge of passing to close the "School of the Assassins", the time has come this November to stand up against violence, torture, and war! This Nov. 18-20 we ask that all those who stand for justice and democracy join us at the gates of The U.S. Army School of the Americas (SOA/WHINSEC), in Fort Benning, Georgia. In November of 1989, 14-yr old Cecilia Ramos, her mother, and 6 Jesuit Priests were murdered by a Salvadoran Death Squad attempting to instill fear in anyone who raised their voice against El Salvador's military. This November - as the 15th anniversary of the SOA Watch movement and support for legislation HR 1217 on the verge of closing the school - we need YOU, your family and friends, to join us at the gates in Fort Benning to end the violence and demand justice and freedom.
Fetishizing Process (tags)
...if anything is essential to anarchism, it is the idea that social decisions are to be taken by everyone affected, and that this inclusion must involve substantive participation of each in deliberation and decsion-making. Thus a dispute on the nature of such participation is a dispute about the very essence of anarchism.
BTL:Accusations of Fraud and Uncertainty for the Future Surround Vote on... (tags)
..Iraqi Constitution ~ Interview with Hussein Ibish, executive director of the Foundation for Arab-American leadership, conducted by Between the the Lines' Scott Harris
Special Call-In Day - Urgent Budget Cuts Updfate (tags)
Call 1-800-828-0498 and urge your senators to reject any budget reconciliation that includes cuts to Medicaid.
85.6% of the people vote against Gilchrist (tags)
The numbers show 85.6% of the people who voted in the special election voted for candidates other than Jim Gilchrist! What a loser he is!
Danger by Eduardo Galeano (tags)
The colonial organization of the planet would run a risk if the poor countries, comprising the overwhelming majority, could vote. They are invited to the banquet - to be eaten..II turns out that power is not as powerful as it says it is "
Chicago City Council Votes 29-to9 for Iraq Pullout (tags)
[Come On, LA, don't let Chicago leave you in the dust...] .
Help Keep Venice Progressive! (tags)
Vote for Progressive Independent Candidates for the Venice Neighborhood Council
Corrupt Canadian Elections (tags)
This is how the NWO Globalists have been able to put their people into key government positions
Say NO to Minutemen in Imperial Valley NOW (tags)
Friends of the Border Patrol using the Imperial Valley Press to seek support for using private residences for FBP.
Vote on the Patriot Act! (tags)
let your voice be heard...
Votescam Diebold Software Tested and Treasonous!! (tags)
author: Reverend X - Independent test of Diebold Gems software, yes the stuff that was used, shows amazingly user friendly vote alteration features. So simple a neocon could use it!! for graphics go to original site.
Got It Wrong AGAIN on Cuba Travel (tags)
For those interested in International policies and in Cuba.The vote is in, another reason to support IFCO/Pastors for Peace this July 12th HELP US end the the maddness.!
Did George W. Bush Steal America's 2004 Election? (tags)
A post-election headline from the Akron Beacon Journal cites a critical report by twelve prominent social scientists and statisticians, reporting: "Analysis Points to Election ‘Corruption': Group Says Chance of Exit Polls Being So Wrong in '04 Vote is One-in-959,000." Citing "Ohio's Odd Numbers," investigative reporter Christopher Hitchens, a Bush supporter, says in Vanity Fair: "Given what happened in that key state on Election Day 2004, both democracy and common sense cry out for a court-ordered inspection of its new voting machines."
PRESS RELEASE NO. 8 (VOTING REFORM) (tags)
Announcement of the Honest Votiting Act of 2005 Petition Drive.
NWO Routed (tags)
French and Dutch Patriots Rout the New World Order
rEVOLUCIOnARY tRANSITION dESIGNS (tags)
The following program will typically be required of the revolutions in the Andes and throughout Latin America (the pace of adaptation and implementation may vary somewhat) :
The Sinner who Refuses to Repent: John Bolton (tags)
On Tuesday, Bolton's conduct toward colleagues in the State Department was probed. Witnesses reported that the Under-secretary attempted to fire experts who doubted his assertions about Cuban bio-weapons. This is the last hour to email committee members.
Vote Fraud for Democray (tags)
a 26 minutre video of the January 6th Contest the Vote Rally in DC Choke full in factual info.
Barry Goldwater, Social Security & My Mother (tags)
Goldwater's stand on Social Security became a turning point in my life
RENEW VOTING RIGHTS! (tags)
40 years after Bloody Sunday, 10,000 march in Selma
HUMAN SUFFRAGE (tags)
The illegal, undocumented, alien community, as defined by America, is persecuted as if they were the political lepers of our country. The inalienable right to vote unequivocally belongs to the people that live, work, and pay taxes where they raise families.
Honor voting rights Martyrs with deeds (tags)
Chaney, Goodman, and Schwerner. The names of the three civil rights martyrs still ring like a bell four decades after they disappeared in Neshoba County, Mississippi, June 21, 1964.
LawSuit to e-Vict Secret Vote Counting & Hasten Death of DRE'$ (tags)
DemocracyRE'scue - LawSuit to e-Vict Corp.TresPassers, Secret Vote Counting & Hasten Death of DRE'$ - CounTy, by CounTy by financiaLLy-$trapped COUNTy, to $ave moNeY, proTecT the Future and purrCHASE FREEd-ohmm! The man who knows what Freedom means will find a way to be FREE. e-Voting = e -VictSHUN. When it comes to something as fundamental as democracy, the government lacks the power, through contract, to cede that power of vote counting in a democracy to a multinational corporation or to any individual to operate in secret, because vote counting is a Public democratic Right. It is a Public Right for which the government has literally never been GIVEN the power to give away. The government, Plainly and Simply, combined with ALL of the world's corporations, UTTERLY LACK THE POWER to Privatize Our Votes. We ought not legitimize that privatization in ANY way by assuming it has any validity, because it is Void Ab Initio (from the beginning). Most importantly, (to put it plainly but crudely) WE DON'T NEED TO PROVE SHIT, THE VOTING MACHINE COMPANIES MUST SIMPLY GET THE HELL OUT of our democracy. Period. UNPRECENDENTED in American history for government to claim, assume THE Inalienable rights to rig, run, ruin and OWN YOUR LIFE! and help dig your grave , how are you and WE going to rescue our country and humanity from this dangerous abyss? Lets get real and ON THE BALL, pick it up a notch, for..., We have lost the ability to replace our government by the ballot box, (our creation) claims they don't need The people's consent anymore. We must talk and act on this affront DAILY. Lawyers have few higher callings than bringing the people together to discuss democracy. What happened to the AmeriCaN Dream? SORRY-thats classified. ReVeal NOT CONceal, People~over~Profit$, The Right OR Civil RIGHTS? DRE'$ = Democracy Reduction EnTiTies. Secret Vote Counting Delays OUR Dreams. ##############################
How Sistani & the Shia Have KICKED BUSH'S WORMY ASS--Again (tags)
The ChickenHawk Has Another Precious MISSION ACCOMPLISHED Moment
On the Fight Against Hubert Vo in Texas: Call off the Dogs (tags)
Republican lawyers need better things to do than chase down Houston voters and put their names on the internet.
Two Vicious Iraqi Collaborators Fallujahed As They Leave US Base (tags)
Cleansing Iraq of the Foreign Filth--One Righteous Deed at a Time!
40 years after Selma’s ‘Bloody Sunday’ (tags)
Widespread vote suppression and irregularities on Nov. 2.
Scandal: Did Expatriate & SoldierVote COUNT? (tags)
U.S. CitiZeNs; ON The FrontLines Of Int. Relations- DID Expat. & SoldierVote get Left Behind? A Pivotal, Hotly contested 'election of a lifetime' spurring Worldwide interest saw OverSeas Voters registration increase fourfold as these Americans are the Country's spokespeople, and best face forward. Recalcitrant insistence on conflict creating perpetual war, was on the table for We Decide, you saw the BillBoards reminding US whose Will was to be measured- The People's! RiP van Winkle Voters came out of the woodwork, contributing herculean volunteer efforts & enthusiasm were unprecendented and encouraging. NEVER in U.S. Presidential politics have MASSIVE crowds shown up to endorse an incumbent. But to throw out, Reject malfeasence and Get Rid of incompetence! The 51st state, as American's abroad were called because of it's swing potential, an estimated 4million civilians and 500,000 military, of course many in dubious, difficult, dangerous and DeaDly situations, it's numbers giving it an impact larger than the 24 smallest states. Participation was cool this time, many expressing eager desire to voice their vote. Also though, a haunting anxiety that the systemic flaws characteristic of confusing procedures and snafus investigated by the GAO in previous efforts at smooth and fair election process run by a mosaic of federal & state agencies would DisCount NOT AcCount accurately the absentee Vote. Expatriates tend heavily liberal, outnumber military significantly and the soldiers especially rank and file were said to be more mixed, varied not so monolothic, or predictable as usually seen said veterans of multiple elections. However, the pentagon, which for some reason took over from the state department, the handling of ballots, was criticized for registration websites not working, unequal mishandling of the CivilianVote, absentee ballots mailed late in 8 of 15 swing states, ballots hard to get, too many hoops to jump through and doubts whether they would get back in time, count and be honored fairly as a private firm owned by a republican donor and of the reelection team, was handling ballots historically counted at local levels. Typically 8% of absentee votes are discarded, with Bush possibly winning the popular vote by 2-3%, HOW assured at Legit can we be? when you also ADD the percents lost of provisionals thrown out, the undervotes thrown out, unequal distribution of election hardware, not random in the stunting of turnout toward one of the choices, including GAINS from unreal certification of results with more votes than voters, when the long lines were in the democratic precints!. Registration going up, up, UP Machines going DOWN, down, down, DOH! What level of fraud is sufficient to BeSmirch Confidence? Reports below abound of systemic pre-election suppression and NOW BlackOut and silence of OverSeas results are Signs of a Sinister Scandal. These OverSeas American's are ambassadors, this vote should not be treated cavalierly but be traceable, honored and COUNTED, foreigners, frontlines in someone elses HomeLand, they REALLY understand Vote or Die. I asked my roomate for a historical quote which could speak to this unseemly realization, scenario we've allowed to happen? She said there is NONE, because it has never happened before. So I say, an UNprecendented, UNheard of, UNfair, UNacceptable, UNnatural Results can only be Remedied, Adjudicated, Balanced by SomeThing that hasn't happened before a NewVote to Ameliorate this WaterShed MoMent! POST AS COMMENTS WHAT YOU'VE HEARD, FOUND OUT, RESEARCHED ON THE ACCURACY & VALIDITY OF OVERSEAS VOTE COUNTS. NO SoldiersVote Left Behind.
Tubbs Jones-Boxer Rebellion in Congress a Big Progressive Win (tags)
Despite the betrayal by conservative Democrats, Kerry and a slimy Democratic leadership, the successful protest in Congress delaying confirmation of Bush’s electoral win is a major progressive victory, permantly staining Bush’s second term with the stench of illegitimacy.
We Need One Senator's Vote Tomorrow (tags)
We Need One Senator's Vote Tomorrow...Barbara Boxer may be the key.
Eternal Vigilance WATCH: Will Senators Hastily Sanction Illegal Votes? (tags)
Eternal Vigilance WATCH: Will Senators Hastily Sanction Illegal Votes?
ACT TODAY! Urge these Senators to challenge the electoral vote! (tags)
As evidence of substantial electoral fraud continues to mount--and not only in Ohio--"Election 2004" is NOT over...but NOW is your last chance to urge Senators to join members of the House of Representatives in challenging the electoral vote. Time you spend phoning or faxing *TODAY* (or by Thursday morning) can make a big difference; the more Senators we reach, the better.
Another election stolen while America sleeps (tags)
We've been robbed again, and yet most voters probably know little about this latest episode of electoral travesty.. Action Speaks asks you to contact your senator.. Too much is at stake to simply drop this issue and move on.
Bush - Fraternity President and Beyond (tags)
President Bush was a Fraternity President......do you know what that means?
Must! Do NOW !-1 Focus 1 Mission 1 Goal 1 RESULT=NewVote by J20 (tags)
HOW DARE THEE? Democracy IS Deliberatley Criminally, Hastily being frog-marched to the GallOWs. Adding insult to injury it's Horribly OutRageous that, Insidiously it is and OFFICIAL State-Secret! The powers that be have coldly calculated that America and Americans will lie to themselves, tell themselves lies and Live with a Lie. For the most part they may be right, many are physically & emotionally energy-sapped, distracted, conTrolled, apathetic, demoralized and even Zombified. Many millions though, are ascending to that MounTain Top where the view is so grand, omnicient and the scent wafting from the grounds of our election system, smells FOUL with falseness, fraud and an unholy alliance of corporations, judges and elected? officials AND money twisting, unsportsmanlike a process requiring fairness, transparency, integrity into an abomination- a crime syndicate having undue control of the Public and Human right to Vote. The basic Way to petition Our Servant, elected governments, for a redress of grievances. This Liberty Lover has written a Paul Revere-esque chain letter, a powerful invocation to Clot the Bleeding Wound inflicted by a felonius assault on Democracy. We will NOT or canNot Live within a comfortable, despicable LIE. If you say it's crazy to expect a NewVote, take your lazy negativeness over to Ukraine, the real loser over there needs supprters. You know whats crazy, Bush's approval rating hac been at 48%-for months, 50% of 118million voters is 59mil, partisan claims of 60.7mil are being bandied about in the cuckoos-nest money-motivated manipulated Media.48% =56.6mil! It's ENABLING to Allow the habitual theft to happen over and over. Whats really crazy is snuffing out the life of an 180-pound Human with a 500-pound missile! (excerpt); America faces an apocalyptic moment. On November 2nd, at least thirty three million Americans (John Conyers estimates more than half of all who voted) lost their right to vote; their votes are indeterminate since they cannot be verified by hand count! This is an amazing and historically disastrous fact! Most of us were forced to vote on computers lacking paper evidence of who we voted for. Can any election be more than a sham under such a condition? Even worse, our votes could have been secretly and invisibly changed to favor George Bush or other Republican congressional candidates by the Republican owned business entities that secretly counted them. And all this after publicly promising their Republican associates they'd win! The bottom line: we really cannot know which Congressman, Senator or President was actually elected on November 2, for the vote-counting was able to be secretly and privately manipulated and then blocked from audit because there were no paper trails required. Thus, the entire national election of November 2 was fundamentally and uncorrectably flawed! Below is a letter I'm sending to one hundred non-profit organizations who represent the best of America's thinkers and doers. I'm asking them to be the Paul Reveres of this country and save us from the corporations now in control attempting to turn America into the largest, most powerful fascist nation the world has ever experienced. The American people don't want that. They abhor it and won't stand for it. I urge each of you to spread this letter as far and as wide as you can. It is a matter of life and death. The life of a democracy that began the 4th of July 1776 but which will die on January 20th 2005 unless we demand and achieve a new, honest election before that date. The People are Coming! The People are Caring! The People are CaaaaRRRinG! LET FREEDOM RING! Let My People GO! *****
Rep. David Wu on Voting Irregularities (tags)
This letter was sent by Rep. Wu (D, Ore) on December 23, 2004.
HELP! EveryDay AmeriCAN Heroes URgently Needed for Duty-Defending a Just Future... (tags)
...& Constitutional Self-GOvernance ---TIME for All Concerned Citizens to report for Historic Duty and STAND Up with courageous resolve-For We are on-the-cusp of redemption, my friends!Ballots? SchMallots! We NEED to Vote NOW, with our voices, eyes,ears and feet in this New Year. Get Ready for 1/3/05 to 1/6/05 Join in this dynamic FLASH! SmartMob MoveMent in spirited Defense of genuine Representative Democracy. The Law, the Future, common sense and decency are ON Our Side and The PeopleUnited in exciting solidarity are ready to BRING IT ON!, to those who corrupt, disparage and mock our Right to free, fair and VALID Elections. Either- ticket or the media is not authorized to accept it on the people's behalf if it does not follow clean worldwide standards,a studied, honest legal assesment shows 2004 to be suspect, questionable frustratingly problematic in its planning, conduct and now-audit. Since the CorpMedia has almost zilch credibility as an objective news source it is the EveryDay People's duty to become and originate a New Medium which breathes life, rarified air into the communications sphere and DeCONtaminates the poisoned, polluted atmosphere of responsible public discourse. Conscientiously aimed at motivating, maturing and moving Consensus Reality Forward-closing the Wisdom Gap. Can't you see Boris, slyly grinnin',(the raw exit poll data withheld inside his overcoat) smacking his fist in his palm, threatening, "What part of, it's over, don't you understand?" With Abu Gharib, Gitmo ethos prevalent & lurking, the shameful media is acting much like an agressive interrogater, enforcer- foisting a fraudulent, sham election onto the MassPsyche, and to caring, FreeThinkers & justified Vote Defenders, akin to Psychological torture. First they tell us that it is the most important election in our lifetime, then Andrew Card nervously, unilaterally calls the election, in lieu of earned merit, for his boss. The media doesn't study it, analyize it, or do their job and in a concerted campaign, echo in unison-GET OVER IT. (remember Hussein capture? newspapers, websites, networks, punditz-LIKE A RAT,Like a Rat, like a rat) Who gives the orders for these negative thought-spores? THIS indocrination, chicanery, ridicule is obvious and THE ULTIMATE fear and hopeless-based trauma CONDITIONING TO MANUFACTURE ALIENATION and TIMID ACCEPTANCE FOR THE END OF DEMOCRACY. News org's spreading thought-viruses violate the BirthRight freedom- Cognitive Liberty and the sovereignity of individuals freedom to think independently, fairly, honestly as sentient agents SEEKING the promotion of The Good. Personally, I could give a hoot if the media doesn't care about their own credibility or respect Words=Conduits of Spirit, I know where to find solid information-but they are disturbing and stunting, brainwashing those who don't have time or strength to discover different solutions that shine light on hidden, nefarious motives, in effect selling short the Human Race, preventing wisdom, growth and Delaying the Rennaissance! Nevertheless, Intuition, word-of-mouth and heart-based gnosis IS very powerful and contagioUS and shall overcome, their adavantage of mass-produced reality bytes courtesy of Monopolies aggresively overwhelming dominance and destruction of sacred Nature- in all it's forms and favoring profit OVER people, machine OVER man, subterfuge OVER SunShine transparency- truly archaic modus-operandi for a successful species. This post shares recent tough essays, VoterGate2004 artifacts, documents and correspondence to emBOLDen and build your networks, flyers for historic rallies and Hands-to-Work-Hearts-to-God HOMEmade, protest=protect SIGNS* ENOUGH! No heavy-handed, top-down reality control can stop this beautiful calling-WE know what happened and we have to arREST this corruption-Democracy yearns to STAY UP past it's bedTIME!
eFax Senators to Demand They Investigate the Election Fraud (tags)
Take a minute to copy and paste two things into a blank email, then send it to print out in five Senate Offices. Take another minute to send this to everyone you know. Two minutes from each of us could equal a flood of faxes demanding the Senate fully investigate the election fraud.
Rosemead Wal-Mart (tags)
This is a request for coverage, as well as an update on the events.
Berkeley Pries Open Votergate, Calls for Immediate U.S. Election Investigation (tags)
"Politically, technologically and bureaucratically, undemocratic forces have stopped America from counting every vote." Berkeley first known city to vote for election investigation
Self-righteous U.S. should look at its own election (tags)
Hypocrisy R US.......Moi?.......Who, me?
MSNBC Vote Fraud Video (Must See) (tags)
Mainstream media finally clues in to US Election 2004 vote fraud.
Ohio Election Fraud Reports Mounting (tags)
author: Steve Rosenfeld, Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman The bitter battle over the stolen November 2 election in Ohio has turned into a rapidly escalating all-out multi-front war with the outcome of the real presidential vote count increasingly in doubt.
Programmer Built Vote Rigging Prototype at Republican Congressman's Request (tags)
author: Pretty Boy Floyd Florida computer programmer has now made remarkable claims in a detailed sworn affidavit. An ex-Republican programmer claims that he designed and built a "vote rigging" software program at the behest of then Florida Congressman, now U.S. Congressman, Republican Tom Feeney of Florida's 24th Congressional District.
Bush's Votergate Mandate? (tags)
New Evidence of Nationwide Voting Fraud
White House-linked clandestine operation paid for "vote switching" software (tags)
From Online Journal: http://wwwurnal.com/Special_Reports/120604Madsen/120604madsen.html
This Report Blows the Lid Off of E-Voting Manipulation in South Florida (tags)
Kerry Supports Ohio Vote Investigation, Jackson says & Fair Tally Rally in Columbus (tags)
The Smilin' Ohioan reports a Democratic candidate "farther down on the ticket" is found to have 257,000 more votes than Sen. Kerry. A developement that dwarves the preliminary gap of 136,000, which should come down when the vote is certified on monday, because the provisionals have been, either tabled or tabulated- as reported by channel 3 news in cleveland.It is not clear what is to be done with all the various precints reporting 100%+ turnouts, ie.-more votes recorded than registered voters. Steven Rosenfield reports Jackson has a sunday rally in Columbus and he is quoted here-“We want to look at the exit polls,” Jackson said, referring to at least two non-partisan Election Day polls, by Zogby and CNN, which gave Kerry 53 percent and 51 percent of the vote, respectively. “We don’t want to be presumptuous, but these numbers in the Butler, Clarmont, Warren and Hamilton counties are suspicious.” & “We need to investigate, coordinate, litigate, recount and recuse," he said, referring to the legitimacy of the Ohio vote. “Mr. Blackwell cannot be both the owner of the team and the umpire.”
Nation of Sheep, Turkey of an Election: Ukrainians Show the Way (tags)
A NY Times report shows that the election frauds cited by the Bush Administration to call for annulling the Ukraine presidential election are exactly the same as the frauds that Republican officials committed in the U.S. presidential election. Only difference? They were worse here.
WHY is Exposure, Investigation Critical? Prosecute electoral fraud = Quell Fascism. (tags)
Have republicans in both houses secured seats and hence majority status on the backs of voting machines instead of the backing of the People. Is their good fortune due more to faulty, partisan electronic malfeasence ? INSTEAD of selection made by the force of good ideas, positive path platforms and real, honest acceptance by committed, concerned constituents seeking genuine change. Alarm bells are rringing among the populace, with a recent poll saying 72% believe we are heading in the wrong direction! I believe the citizenry is activated, aware and aghast- WHY is this resonance not reflected in the representation, RutRoh!
A vote for Bush=A vote for torture (tags)
With thanks to all those who voted for Bush on the 2nd November, the Bush regimes advocation of torture and human rights abuses have been given the green light. (That's if you believe the official vote counts of course)
Recount the vote - eyes on the swing states (tags)
The only way we will know if our votes were fully and accurately counted, is to demand recounts in every state possible. While recounts aren't likely to overturn the result, they are absolutely necessary in order to preserve our democracy.
EUREKA! very telling-Every voting irregularity Always favors RepubliCONS (tags)
Game, Set, Match- Very Telling how every error report, glitch, discrepancy, statistical anomalies, trend-bucking swings and pre and post election shenanigans ALWAYS favors Bush-Heres Why- The democratic base was so massively mobilized that the resounding turnout of the landslide call for change forced the hand of the perpretators and followers of a voting bloc that in actually is a minority and very unpopular. Statisticians, Mathematicians, Professors and citizen-journalists are trying to reconcile discrepancies and surprising trend changes that could not have occurred by chance or random error. Developing stories covered in this report are, 1) How did John Edwards lose North Carolina? 2) Irrefutable evidence from a study in small Ohio counties. 3) Who did the military vote go for? 4) Little did they know THEY would get the trifecta- Exit poll swings in 3 crucial states in which the standard deviation odds against this amount to 1 in 25million. 5)A new Flash animation and 6) Insiders report on Corporate Media/LockDown because of latenight capitulation to disavowing their expensive exit polls, in spite of 100's of reporters believing, feeling and knowing otherwise- allowing big media to defend their legitimacy at expense of fairness, honesty and an adherence to constitutional imperatives and the publics right to know, and trust in a clear conscience for all.
Bush's Hidden Majority (tags)
Bush's Hidden Majority
Democrat AG Lockyer Attacks Abortion Right with Peterson Prosecution (tags)
Death penalty Democrat Attorney General Lockyer spent millions of our tax dollars running for governor by falsely prosecuting the innocent Scott Peterson for the murder of his pregnant wife, proving that he, like the Republicans, is anti-abortion. Lesson: Always vote your conscience and never vote for Democrats or Republicans.
RepubliCONS take Big, Stinkin', Nasty crAP on our Voting Rights (tags)
Will the Democrats break out the toilet paper? Many Average citizens out here in unofficial America have a Bounty of evidence to expose and clean up the stench. This defecation was done in plain public view, and recorded in the public record. Since voting is the Right which secures all other Rights and confers legitimacy on the ultimate 'Commons' Our Representative Government-this bowel movement was ejected on the Public Square, so charge of public indecency needs to be included on the arrest warrant. Or will the Flies-in the form of diversionary news stories eat the PooP before we can break the Scoop?
$100,00 Reward for Vote Fraud Evidence (tags)
$100,000 Reward Posted for Evidence of Vote Fraud in the Presdential Election
URGENT: ACT NOW (!) TO UNHIJACK THE ELECTION (tags)
The 2004 Presidential election is NOT over! There's evidence the election may have been "hijacked" by fraud and that Bush has NOT won. A nationwide grassroots movement is underway to uncover the fraud, get the votes counted (or recounted) and file lawsuits, and YOUR HELP IS NEEDED NOW. Please spread the word, pitch in some volunteer time, help recruit volunteers with legal and/or computer expertise, and consider donating money. The Presidency won't be decided until the Electoral College meets on December 12; it's not too late to Redefeat Bush Again.
where the hell is our media (tags)
Where the Hell is Our Media? Why aren't they reporting on an explosion of vote corruption cases that have emerged since the election? By Anthony Wade
Dear Michael Moore, (tags)
BETRAYED BY ONE OF OUR OWN
Go to JusticeForBush.com for breaking news on election vote FRAUD and impeachment materials.
Bush Regime Maintains Power Through Electoral Fraud (tags)
Whither Democracy In The United States?
Growing Collection of Vote Fraud links (tags)
The list of evidence is growing that the US election was anything but a fair vote. Who could possibly think that all of these voting problems are just a minor aberation? The long lines are always in Democratic counties, that the computer ’glitches’ always favor Bush, and the new e-machines were made by a Bush ’Pioneer’ (top donor) that pledged to deliver for Bush. Funny how Diebold makes bank machines which print paper receipts millions of times daily, but they couldn’t get the printer to work in the voting machines. (large collection of links follows)
NEVER in U.S. presidential politics have massive crowds shown up to endorse an incumbent! (tags)
15 million new voters were registered in one of the most massive get out the vote drives ever, through the citizen efforts of grassroots organizing and exemplified the beauty and need to continue towards participatory democracy. A large majority were planning to try to have their votes recorded for Kerry/Edwards. Amazingly with all the widespread disgust and discontent, Bush/Cheney added almost 10 million votes from the 2000 debacle, 49mil to 59mil while the Democrats only increased 2mil from 53(Gore/Nadar) to 55. Here are some reports and analysis that point toward proving what the Media reported cannot stand up to an audit, verification, certification of a fair, free honest and legitimate election. This scripting, trickle-down reality control makes a mockery of citizens time and efforts to ensure the process respects the sanctity of the vote.
Think Your vote Should Coutn? (tags)
Why participate in a fraud? To vote is to collaborate with the disingenuous illusion. But I DO vote,. . . . .
Doebold & ES-S owned by Urosevitch bros, count 80% of US vote (tags)
Elections are a privatised monopoly in the US
2004 COLLECTED VOTE FRAUD STORIES (tags)
Here we go again. Some of you will be sick of this topic and to those of you who are I ask that you get over the desire to be infotained and deal with the unpleasant reality: that the American voting system is totally bogus. What is contained in this post is of interest to anyone that believes that justice cannot be served without a full disclosure of the level of corruption in almost every corner of our political, governmental, and journalistic behemoth. Voting machines made by right wingers is not a 'fair and balanced' approach. It's a relative no-brainer but many will want to continue inhabiting a fantasy, one in which everything is alright and one hundred thousand dead Iraqis in the past two years just don't matter or, because we don't have to stare at them first hand, simply aren't real.
The Voting Trap (tags)
Addressing the problems of the United States two party system in response to Bush winning four more years of the Presidency.
IN THE TIME OF KINGS, THE PEASANTS SHARPEN THEIR KNIVES: Anarchists and the 2004 Election (tags)
A statement on the 2004 elections by a Anarchist-Communist point of view that analyzes the reasons to reject the reformist pro-Kerry stance and puts forward an alternative vision of building popular and revolutionary movements.
Voting Irregularities Nationwide (tags)
Voting irregularities were reported in: Louisiana, Florida, Ohio, and Wisconsin
Every One Get Out and Vote for Nader (tags)
Vote for Nader, the ONLY anti-war candidate and the most visible candidate with regards to criticizing US foreign policy and Israel.
Ralph Nader Speech Full Text (tags)
The speech Ralph Nader gave at Creighton Univ. on 8/25/04 and a portion of the Q and A afterward. Please remember that in "safe states" you can vote your heart rather than your fears. (recommended: paste to wordpad)
NADER'S RUNNING MATE ENDORSES JOHN KERRY! (tags)
"I'm voting my conscience on Nov. 2; I'm voting for John Kerry....His policy proposals involve vision -- like alternative energy, more accessible health care, and funding all those children who have been left behind by the Bush administration."
Prevent the theft of our election (tags)
New Info proves that Central Tabulating Computers have modems connected and are open to manipulation. ie- all this stuff about vote challengers is just a diversion, because one person can change the state total from their home computer. Take the day off of work to help save our country. Yeah sure conspiracy nuts- they can’t steal it- wrong. We now have evidence that certainly looks like altering a computerized voting system during a real election, and it happened just six weeks ago.
The Future of the World at Stake (tags)
Every good republican knows the world is solid Kerry territory. A survey by pollsters HI Europe earlier in October found that, if Europeans had a vote, they would back Kerry over Bush by a 6 to 1 margin. Bush would win just 6% in Germany, 5% in Spain..
Florida Voting Fraud (tags)
Please, let's not forget what happened in the Florida 2000 election.
VOTE Nov. 2! Problems? Call ‘Election Protection’ 1-866-OUR-VOTE (tags)
COLUMBUS, Ohio — More than 1,000 union members marched on the offices of Ohio Secretary of State J. Kenneth Blackwell, Oct. 25, to demand that he protect the rights of 700,000 newly registered Ohio voters threatened by Republican vote suppression tactics in this crucial battleground state.
Why Third Parties Should Join Independent Voters in Voting “Yes” on Prop 62 - Open Primary (tags)
California Prop 62 has provoked a mighty controversy in the Democratic and Republican Parties – where reformers supporting Prop 62 have clashed with party bosses who want to maintain the old order. And, it has also provoked a controversy within the independent movement, where reform independents are backing Prop 62 while the third party establishment is aggressively opposing it. . .
Registration Screwed? Vote Provisionally. (tags)
If your registration got screwed up, or you can't get to your designated polling place, you can still vote. Use the Provisional Vote.
TAKE ACTION - VOTE ON TRL FOR MOSH (tags)
Get the word out!
Nader aims to break up the two-party system (tags)
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Consumer activist Ralph Nader, running for president as the Reform Party candidate, sat down with Gannett News Service last week to talk about his campaign:
ACT Paid Canvasser Positions Available-Las Vegas (tags)
We pay $10/hr to get trained (3-hr paid training) and do work supporting Democratic candidates and making sure people go to the polls to vote.
October Surprise Voter Forum (tags)
Would you like a place to share info and discuss who/what to vote for with your Northeast Los Angeles neighbors?
US VOTERS SKEPTICAL: ASSOCIATED PRESS DECIDES ? (tags)
'Pro Bush' Associated Press will be the only 'info-agency' which will deliver the results of the nationwide US voting. To many observers and journalists AP's journalism record does not invoke any trust in a fair outcome.
CONDITIONAL SUPPORT FOR KERRY (tags)
Why we should hold our noses and vote for Kerry to engage a potentially more moderate administration.
Voter Apathy...or Voter Disgust? (tags)
are you a) apathetic or b) disgusted about your voting choices this time ;round? you know...people who want to be president are applying for a job. that's all.
N6 Don't Just Vote Contingent Call to Action and Why... (tags)
Like they say-- if voting could change anything, it would be illegal! ...and that goes for not voting, too.
October Surprise and Senate Office Closings (tags)
The long awaited October Surprise is clearly on the horizon. Multimillionaire Senator Mark Dayton, Democrat, Minnesota, of the Target Corporation family, the 2d largest retailer in the US, closed his Washington office until after 11/2, and they all have received "hair-curling" briefings about alleged terrorist attacks pending in Wash, D.C.
Why Should Greens Vote Kerry? (tags)
This year is the year for Greens to vote for a Democrat. This will make us more relevant in the future and will send the right message to Republicans. Go too far and we'll even help Democrats win.
THE BUSH/EXTREME-RIGHT AGENDA: GOODBYE CONSTITUTION, HELLO THEOCRACY? (tags)
In his new book, "Cruel and Unusual: Bush/Cheney's New World Order," Mark Crispin Miller paints a sobering picture of the American extreme right and its campaign to dismantle Constitutional government and replace it with a pseudo-religious, "Christo-fascist" theocracy in which Old Testament law--and the Ten Commandments--would be brutally enforced. Death by stoning for adultery, for abortion, for homosexuality, and even for disobedient children. Could it happen here? Is the Bush administration already pursuing this vision? And will we vote to reject this vision on November 2? Yes, we will!
Open letter (tags)
Open letter to the citizens of the United States of America. Never in the history of humankind has an election had so much at stake.
Ex-Taliban Lobbyist leads Afghan vote (tags)
In the much-publicized Afghan presidential "election" of October 8, the leading candidate is none other than U.S.-appointed Hamid Karzai, who was the Taliban's lobbyist to Washington during the mid-1990's, when America was still trying to woo the Kabul regime because of its pipeline potential.
Yes on O (tags)
Vote Yes on Proposition O.
DESIGNED TO DEMORALIZE? SEVEN REASONS *NOT* TO TRUST PRESIDENTIAL POLLS. (tags)
Sick of the daily bombardment of polls showing Kerry running "neck-and-neck" with Bush? Feeling demoralized? Don't be! Most of the polls are a bunch of baloney. Here are seven reasons not to trust the polls -- along with some insights into why Big Media chieftains oppose and fear the Kerry/Edwards ticket. (Did you know that John Kerry and John Edwards OPPOSE media consolidation?)
Confessions of a Swing State Voter (tags)
It should go without saying that Senator Kerry has supported President Bush in every major policy area during the past few years, including the Iraqi war resolution, No Child Left Behind, Patriot Act, coddling of the Chinese government, and oppression of the Palestinians. Looking to the future, Kerry has promised to "try to" withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq by the end of his first term (if circumstances permit). That's quite a promise to those of us who oppose the war! At least four more years of American troops killing and being killed in an occupied country. Kerry's approach to Iraq is identical to that of Bush, except he thinks he can talk some Europeans into sending troops to the quagmire for international political cover.
What Really Happened At Venezuela's Recall Referendum (tags)
Worried about Florida in November? Official Election Observer Margaret Prescod saw a better picture in Venezuela last August that gives us all some lessons in how to do it right
Los Angeles/Arab American woman for State Assembly (tags)
A local Arab American woman runs as a common sense candidate for California State Assembly
Vote Bush ? Vote Kerry ? (tags)
To vote or not to vote ? Vote Bush or vote Kerry ?
Responsible Voting (tags)
Why you should vote for Nader/Camejo! (tags)
[V]oting for Kerry doesn’t necessarily mean voting against Bush’s policies. All that Kerry has said so far shows that the goals of his presidency would look a lot like the Bush administration’s.
Why vote for Nader if he won’t win? (tags)
[T]he old saying of Socialist Party leader Eugene Debs--"I’d rather vote for something I want and not get it, than vote for something I don’t want and get it"--is more relevant than ever.
"JOHN KERRY VS GEORGE W BUSH ONLINE CONCERT" by www.greentopia.org (tags)
"JOHN KERRY VS GEORGE W BUSH ONLINE CONCERT" by www.greentopia.org
Here's a rousing online 24/7 election concert to reward those working to get out the vote and/or to motivate others to get involved. The concert starts with the hysterical song, KERRY VS BUSH - BIG GREEN DIFF, sung by kids, squids, bears, and birds comparing the differences between K and B. Over 30 political, funny and love songs from various musicians - such as David Rovics, the Therapy Sisters and Dave Lippman - make up this election-medicine collection on the GREENVIBES STATION. Check out this KERRY VS BUSH ONLINE CONCERT by www.GREENTOPIA.org.
Nader attacks Kerry on war; he says Democrat helped Bush agenda at home & abroad (tags)
"John Kerry eliminated all ambiguity in the first (campaign) debate and outhawked George W. Bush. A vote for Kerry is a vote for war," Nader said to an enthusiastic crowd filling a Seattle Center meeting hall.
Ralph Nader & Peter Camejo in Los Angeles, Patriotic Hall, Tues. Oct. 12th, 7-9 pm (tags)
Come hear Presidential candidate Ralph Nader and Vice-Presidential Candidate Peter Miguel Camejo explain why they are running!
Coalition registers millions, seeks huge turnout Nov. 2 (tags)
In Cuyahoga County alone, which includes Cleveland, 235,000 Ohioans have registered, more than double the number in 2000. That includes 100,000 people who registered for the first time.
Nader/Camejo 2004 Campaign Rally, Patriotic Hall, Los Angeles, Tues. Oct. 12th, 7-9 pm (tags)
Come hear Presidential candidate Ralph Nader and Vice-Presidential Candidate Peter Miguel Camejo explain why they are running!
Kerry's Militaristic Intent (tags)
I watched the first of the Presidential Debates in Florida with amazement. Amazement, not at John Kerry's eloquence or George Bush's stuttering comments, but at the audacity of the remarks I was hearing. If I was unaware of the record of George Bush on civil rights and illegal maneuvers that he has made while in office, I would have actually thought that Bush, not Kerry was the lesser of two evils.
10/4/04 Voting Starts in California (tags)
Vote by mail, also known as absentee voting, starts on October 4, 2004 in California. As always, the big issues on the ballot are the propositions and are the reason why every who can should vote in every election. Are you registered? Have you received your 2 voter handbooks? Have you signed up to be a permanent absentee voter so you vote in every election?
CA Green Party Facing Potential Disaster on November 2nd - Urgent Help Needed (tags)
Given our limited resources, probably the smartest action we can take to defeat Prop. 62 will be to mount a huge letters-to-the-editor campaign. If we can get four to seven 'No on 62' letters published in most every newspaper in the state, then we just might be able to defeat 62.
Voting for Kerry? (tags)
Is it possible to vote for Kerry and organize against the system at the same time?
High-Tech Vote Means a Third-World Election (tags)
Get set for a wild ride when the polling booths close. With no paper record for 25 percent of the votes cast this year, the chances for a corrupted election are overwhelming.
Gag and Bear It: Why We Lefties Have to Vote for Kerry (tags)
It’s time to face some hard realities—Nader is not going to bring us a third party, but too many votes and he could bring us Bush and the Republicans, and these days, that could mean we’re on the road to a real one-party state, not just a state with two parties that seem pretty indistinguishable.
The Republican campaign to suppress the Black vote (tags)
Election boards swamped with new voter sign-ups (tags)
Ralph Nader for President 2004 : "Journey for Justice" Van Tour (tags)
"Journey for Justice" van tour : Our goal is to reach the 50% of the population that doesn't typically vote - the forgotten voter. And, to tell them how they can W.I.N. - Write-In Nader in California. The campaign accepts no corporate contributions and this provides an affordable way to reach individuals.
Hotel workers vote to authorize strike (tags)
Workers at 14 upscale hotels vote by 97% to authorize strike.
YOUTH WILL VOTE BUSH SAYS FAT AUTHOR (tags)
The obese author of "MY AMERICA TOO" appeared on the Dennis Miller show on CNBC which changed it's start time (Al Franken bumped him by starting one half hour earlier on Sundance which likely prompted the change). Most of Miller's campaign teeth have been pulled because it conflicts with what he is good at, intelligent humor.
About that Missing and Misspent $87 Billion: Kerry Was Right to Vote No (tags)
Most of the money was supposedly “for the troops” but reports from the front of shortages of everything from bullets to bullet-proof vests suggest it was shifted elsewhere, while the $18 billion designated for rebuilding Iraq is, for the most part, AWOL. Instead of explaining his vote, Kerry should be blasting the Bush administration for corruption and incompetence in misusing the money.
BILL MAHR ATTEMPTS REALISM (tags)
HBO's Real Time with Bill Mahr is catching up with the American Blasphemer in casting Bush and his self proclaimed success, 911, into perspective. If the GOP were not so insistant that the event was a glorious triumph for Bush, I would not have to constantly remind them that Bush is largely to blame for the tragedy.
Hotel workers to vote on strike in SF (tags)
Union employees at 14 major downtown San Francisco hotels, currently engaged in difficult contract talks, said Thursday they will vote Sept. 14 on whether to authorize a strike.
AreYouRegistered.com to Target Asian American community (tags)
The Asian Pacific Islander (API) c ommunity is the fastest growing minority group in the United States yet only half (53%) of eligible are even registered to vote. In a contest that might be decided by a few hundred votes, will the API community be heard?
What Democracy Looks Like (tags)
The Republican National Convention, Voting, and The War on Terror
The Softer Side of Bush? (tags)
Do you believe in personal responsiblity, that actions speak louder than words, and that words really do mean something? Apparenly, the GOP faithful do not -- for while the Main Street Republicans are putting on a good show at the Convention, the Hard-Right are hitting the streets and getting their hands dirty...
Sacrifice a Republican Congressman (tags)
KFI 640AM is having a vote on which of 5 Republican congressmen to sacrifice due to being "soft" on illegal immigration. However, we can cast our votes for entirely different reasons. Vote for Chris Cox. He is the congressional chair of Homeland Security and the infamous Patriot Act. Cox is also a draftdodging chickenhawk. So vote online and make him join Bush in the unemployment line.
The role of the left in these elections (tags)
Coming Soon to an Election Near You, Democratic Vote Fraud! (tags)
N.Y. Daily News Unearths 'Stunning' Democrat Vote Fraud (tags)
Hurry up and register those illegals, sissycrats! It's your only chance in hell of getting rid of Bush, which, by the way, you won't.
Kerry the War Hero is a Loser; Kerry the War Resister Would be a Winner (tags)
As long as Kerry has to defend his war record, he will be battered by Bush and right-wing Viet Vets. Only if he embraces his years as a war resister and joins the majority of Americans in opposing the current war can he hope to recover and win in November.
An Open Letter of Conscience and Choice (tags)
Spiritual leaders and yoga/meditation teachers endorse Kerry/Edwards and urge voter registration and electoral participation.
He's no Hugo Chávez . . . (tags)
This month he did something no other US politician has dared to do, and took on the Anti-Defamation League, the organization which smears opponents of Israeli policy as anti-semites. He won't be elected in November, of course, but that's not the point. The point is that if you want to change a system, you have to start now, rather than in some endlessly deferred future. And the better Nader does, the faster the campaign for change will grow.
No jobs, endless war: ‘Bush has made a mess’ From labor to hip-hop, voters mobilize to def (tags)
CHICAGO — Eight thousand Pillowtex workers were thrown out of work a year ago when the textile giant shut its doors.
Down with U.S. Imperialism Contingent's Message from A12 (tags)
No Bush, No Kerry, Revolution is Necessary!
Anyone but Bush? Anyone? THE HYPOCRISY OF REPRESENTATION (tags)
This is a contingent in the anti-war community.
California, Take Back the Green Party! (tags)
"There's a little rebellion starting," [Peter] Camejo said this week. Camejo said in California, the bastion of Green registration, "it's a fact: The majority of the party wants to put Nader/Camejo on the ballot." (Carla Marinucci, "Nader's Ballot Hopes Hinge on State's Greens," San Francisco Chronicle, August 7, 2004). Camejo is telling the truth.
To David Cobb - Please Cede California Ballot Line To Nader (tags)
For much of your campaign, you have stated that the purpose of your run is to "build the Green Party." Up to now, despite my personal disagreement over tactics, I have had no reason to doubt that. But the moment is here - an important historical moment for both our party and the nation - to learn whether or not that is, in fact, your intent.
DON'T VOTE (tags)
Don't be a sucker and cast your vote in November especially for a republican or a democrat. Every election is a sham. The silent outraged majority of citizens in America know better than to believe in empty promises and the complete disdain and contempt the two party corporate duopoly have for the poor and dispossessed working class culture. If the perversion and betrayal by the government and the corporations serve your best interests than by all means, but for the majority of disillusioned Americans you can be sure that more than half of us are so desperate that we have stopped believing in this broken system and have started to believe in ourselves. You can be sure we will not waste our time with some trumped up presidential election come November.
NO FUTURE (tags)
A two party duopoly is not a choice. Pretty much the same empty rhetoric coming from both parties which seem more and more one and the same over the years. Millionaires make all kinds of promises to the poor when election time nears. "Help is on the way." Sure. What a slap in the face. It is hard to understand why there even needs to be a process to get elected anymore in America. Especially after the election of 2000. The people are privy to what's going on. That's why so few people vote to begin with. We are not all fools. Don't vote.
Drawing A Line In The Sand: Bush & The Election (tags)
Shortly after Bush stole the 2000 election, I wrote an article in which I suggested that it might be wise to consider the purchase of an AK47 as an investment. Today those words sound strangely prophetic, yet eerie alien.
United Cerebral Palsy Launches DontBlockMyVote.org (tags)
Launched Wednesday, United Cerebral Palsy's online campaign,www.DontBlockMyVote.org, allows activists to send a free letter to their Congressmen calling for full funding of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), which guarantees equal access to polling places and voting machines for millions of Americans with disabilities. With the last Presidential election hinging on a little over 500 votes, the potential disenfranchisement of 26 million voters with disabilities is an important and significant cause, and the lack of full funding for HAVA could greatly swing a potentially close election. UCP is also in partnership with Rock the Vote, calling on people to register for this year’s elections
Vote Bush Out (tags)
Email all your friends, and family. With the above subject line.
California, It’s 2004: Do You Know Where Your Electoral Votes Are and How They Got T (tags)
If America can put men on the moon, surely it can devise a presidential election system easier to understand than the theory of relativity or even Dubya’s “answers” at his last press conference. It’s time to close the old Electoral College and start a new institution: winner by direct majority vote.
Terror Threats To Be Used for 2004 Election Tampering (tags)
How a "terror threat" might be used to throw the 2004 elections.
Your Next Vote Will Kill Millions (tags)
...the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, a.k.a. John Kerry — who has “recently discovered” he was half-Jewish on both his father’s and mother’s side after decades of letting people believe he was Irish — basically approves Bush’s policies of continuing preemptive strikes on selected countries...
The Latino Vote Part I (tags)
The Latino Vote Can Crucial to the 2004 Election
Vote Today: http://www.the-signal.com/ (tags)
Vote Today: http://www.the-signal.com/
No to Bush Lite, Yes to Independent Workers' Campaign: WWP Candidates (tags)
While the Democratic Party's voting base is turning against war and corporate domination, Kerry is trying to drag everyone in the opposite direction.
Massive Propaganda (tags)
Isn’t this the greatest political propaganda that has ever existed?
JOHN JOHN AND OTHER HVTs (tags)
John Kerry, who often flip flops, (considers the opinions and advice of others and his constituency) has selected a HVT, (high value target), John Edwards, as predicted, which should sure up the southern belle demographic as the main stream media slowly begin to switch sides. Bush also reminded President General Musharraf that he wants Osama, but he will settle for any HVT.
Oops! Lobbyist accidentally exposes nasty tactics (tags)
Since 1998, The Competitive Enterprise Institute has received nearly $1.5 million in donations from ExxonMobil, the world's largest oil company. Now they're gunning for Senators in favor of legislation to combat global warming.
F911 Movie: Conyers Admits Congress Does Not Read Bills Before Voting (tags)
When you attend Fahrenheit 9/11, I hope you also shout out loud SHAME ON YOU when that good Democrat Rep Conyers admits that the House & Senate do not read most of the bills they vote on, including the fascist Patriot Act, a bill that would make Hitler proud.
GOP blocks war-profiteering amendment (tags)
The Leahy/Daschle amendment would have created new penalties -- including up to 20 years in jail -- for government contractors convicted of inflating the cost of goods or services.
The Document Sean Hannity Doesn't Want You To Read (tags)
Fox News' Sean Hannity challenged American Progress CEO John Podesta to "defend and explain one example where I -- where I said something that was so false." -- here are fifteen examples:
Why You Should Not Vote (tags)
Take Back America Meeting (tags)
Progressive Democrats call for strong program, grass roots organizing
Some Figures On US Aid To Israel (tags)
The Federal Reserve Is a Debt-Making and Constitution-Destroying Institution.
Thousands at D.C. meeting say: ‘Take back America’ (tags)
WASHINGTON – Over 2,000 participants in a “Take Back America” conference here June 2-4 cheered speakers who urged a bolder, pro-peace, pro-worker, pro-equality program to rally voters against George W. Bush and the Republican right in November.
To spoil or not to spoil in '04? (tags)
"It's decision time for those of us inhabiting that lonely corner of the Nolan Chart where dope and porn elicit almost as much enthusiasm as capital gains tax cuts."
A VOTE FOR BUSH IS A VOTE AGAINST BUSH (tags)
A Message To Change Tactics At The Voting Booth
Election 04: Stop US Aid to Israel (tags)
With the worldwide outcry at the murder and torture of Palestinians and theft of Palestinian land for 56 years with US tax dollars, it is long overdue that US voters demand that all candidates oppose US aid to Israel if they want our vote.
CEO calls Bush "worst free-trade president" (tags)
"Bush has been one of the worst free-trade presidents we've had in a long time. He is a big spender who makes Bill Clinton look like a penny pincher." -- Silicon Valley CEO, T.J. Rodgers
The Democratic Underground Post Of The Day: We Too Must Become Nazis (tags)
Demonstrates the tang of idiocy conservatives are up against.
'Vanishing Votes (tags)
by Greg Palast how african americans are being defrauded of the right to vote. Wake up people
Women’s march shakes Washington (tags)
WASHINGTON – “I know firsthand the anti-choice extremists now in control of the Capitol and of the White House are opposed to basic contraception,” House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi told the more than 1 million participants at the April 25 March for Women’s Lives.
A Realistic Election Strategy the Left Can Really Get Behind (tags)
The US Left should decide today to become the most vociferous, activist constituency of the Bush campaign. Yeah, I know, it's a gobsmacker and jaw-dropper, but don't react – think. And consider: Bush has a good chance of winning. You want to back a winner, or a loser? Be realistic. And yeah, I know -- Bush is almost Hitler-like. No doubt about it. I hate him as much as you do. But do you want Kerry, an ardent militarist, and the richest man in the Senate, in the White House? He says he's going to spend more on the military than Bush, add 40,000 more troops to the Army, and insists the US remain the world's preeminent military power. He wants to exercise US power boldly, says he won't wait for a green light from allies or the UN to use military force, and has articulated a doctrine of preventive war. That sounds pretty Hitler-like to me.
Dissident wins in record landslide (tags)
The people of South Africa speak. 'AIDS' is a scam and a myth.
On College Campuses, Bush Losing Stronghold (tags)
Highly independent and centrist, the college student is concerned about Iraq, Gay Marriage, and Job Opportunities -- and Bush has lost significant support.
"The Glass Kerr Jar Man" (tags)
!! Radio Air America Wins Audiences !! Streaming leaves no state uninformed !
Protest Planned Tomorrow vs. Westminster School Board anti-transgender motion (tags)
Westminster, Orange County, teachers union and members of the Transgender Community plan to protest a School Board Plan to defy State policy protecting transgender and transsexual students.
unite vs Bush, the hard right (tags)
why a moderate choice, and a choice for the lessor of two evils is logical
Kerry vs. Kerry-lite (tags)
As for Iraq, if Kerry has a problem with Bush, it's that he didn't drag France, Germany and Russia into the war, preferring to strike a grabby, it's all mine, pose, rather than the "let's divide up the loot" approach the Democrats favor. Apparently, a gang rape is better than a rape carried out by a lone assailant, which, I gather, would make a gang rapist a rapist-lite, and therefore more worthy of our backing than a rapist who goes it alone. But, for the record, Washington hasn't gone it alone in Iraq, managing to cobble together a coalition, though one lacking France, Germany and Russia, whose backing, in some perverted twist of reasoning, is supposed to have invested the rape of Iraq with legitimacy. Apparently, if you can lure other renowned rapists into a gang rape, it gives the whole sordid affair moral weight.
Spain's PM-elect pledges withdrawal from Iraq, slams Bush (tags)
Some protesters had shouted "Aznar: your war, our dead" as he cast his vote. The spanish people have spoken. In spontaneous protest they filled the streets and spoke their hearts...all the way to the voting booth where they threw Aznar out. WE CAN DO THIS TOO. COALITION OF THE WILLING IS DOWN TO TWO. BLAIR WILL BE THROWN OUT IN JULY. BUSH/KERRY OUT IN NOVEMEBER. TELL THE DNC WE CAN ACCEPT NO ONE BUT KUCINICH. NO MORE WAR!
John Kerry is a hypocrite. John Kerry is unelectable. (tags)
open note to DNC- we will not accept John Kerry. WE WILL NOT unite behind John Kerry. You are throwing the election by forcing us to vote green.
Open letter to March 20th activists (tags)
good luck out there
12/03 VoteRigging insight to Pre-empt-- deleted from stories at some IMC's (tags)
Here is insight gleaned from listening to Kerry speak in early debate and written about in KucitiZeN IndyMedia story. The full comment is include at sites like Cleveland, SF and Vancouver which have the old form, but at sites like Boston,Madison and Chicago, it has been deleted-possibly through some back-door cyber window? This was even before Dean was being set-up for the fall. This is what the major players are realizing that with all the people on the Web ,doing their homework,Research and self-publishing, the bloggin' is cracking open their noggin's, Scribes not Scripts, Let the People GO! SEE for yourself!
Why John Kerry doesn’t deserve your support (tags)
For people who genuinely care about opposing the U.S. military machine and about standing up for justice and against oppression, there are many good reasons to vote against George Bush. But there are no good ones to vote for John Kerry. Kerry doesn’t represent an alternative to Bush, but rather another form of the same political program that Bush stands for--sometimes presented with a kinder, gentler face, and sometimes not even that. We deserve better than this two-party system which consistently produces a choice between two evils.
They Are Stealing the Primary (tags)
Hawaii and maine primary both mistakenly have boosted Kerry to the detriment of Dennis Kucinich. In California, more people signed up for meetups then the numbers show as voting for Dennis Kucinich. We do not have to accept Kerry, just because they are shoving him down our throats. We can expose the fact that they are stealing the election, and free the delegates at the convention.
Want to Change the World TODAY? Here's Your Chance... (tags)
While the mass media is desperately trying to make any distinctions between corporate puppets Kerry and Edwards, and with IMC disturbingly silent on the electoral process all together, the fundamental choice that looms TODAY for all Californians concerned with a better future is, will we support the movement for meaningful change that Dennis Kucinich is offering us? Vote for a CHANGE not more of the SAME! www.kucinich.us
Dems on CBS audio (10 min) (tags)
miss the CBS debate the other day? got 10 min for a summary....? why is our democracy supposedly already decided after just a few primaries... were all those other guys just in the race to dilute the debate for 12 months? why did they all bail after just a few primaries?
Youth Unite to Vote (tags)
Several members of NYRA (National Youth Rights Association) in Berkeley will be facing arrest attempting to win their right to vote as full citizens in primaries on March 2. There is a call out for any who want to join in the struggle for youth liberation, the last civil rights movement.
While Dean Conned Anti War Vote Party Bosses Laughed (tags)
Now that the Democratic party bosses have effectively driven the anti-war vote into the ground with more than a little help from the corporate media that gave Governor Dean's campaign the red carpet treatment up until mid December while at the same time purposely ignoring Congressman Dennis Kucinich's campaign Governor Dean's campaign now looks more like a very effective con job
Corrected KPFK LSB PNB results (tags)
Listener Delegates Julie Rodriguez, David Adelson, and Donna Warren, and Staff Delegate Sonali Kolhatkar elected on Wed, 2/18/2004 by KPFK Local Station Board to Pacifica National Board. Correction of vote totals.
KPFK LSB PNB vote results (tags)
Listener Delegates Julie Rodriguez, David Adelson, and Donna Warren, and Staff Delegate Sonali Kolhatkar elected on Wed, 2/18/2004 by KPFK Local Station Board to Pacifica National Board
VOTE LADA Steve Cooley Out Super Tuesday! (tags)
COPS GETTING AWAY WITH CRIME & MURDER, TERRORIST CONNECTIONS, INABILTY TO PROSECUTE BIG CASES, CORUPTION, LIES, Hey, that sounds like a republican!
Greens 4 Kucinich: today last day to register Democrat!! (tags)
Today, Tuesday, February 17th is the last day to change your party affiliation and/or register to vote!!
Reject Bush and Kerry. (tags)
Presidental canidate Gary Nolan asks voters to reject Bush, Kerry, and their flawed plans to balance the budget.
Keep Your Eyes on the Prize (tags)
In 1985, Rock & Rap Confidential produced the short film I'll Vote On. It documented the efforts of the FBI and local authorities in rural Alabama to jail civil rights leaders for getting out the vote. Most charges (for "vote fraud") were ultimately dropped. But the 2000 Presidential election, marked by the deliberate disenfranchisement of thousands of registered Florida voters, confirmed that the right to vote in America still cannot be taken for granted.
9th Circuit Justice Browning Says Kevin Cooper Had Unfair Trial (tags)
Ninth Circuit Justice James Browning dissented from the majority opinion of the three-judge panel in the 9th Circuit's rejection of Cooper's latest, but not last, appeal to the 9th Circuit.
Austria Appalled at Death Penalty Schwarzenegger (tags)
Austria,the home country of Governor Schwarztenegger, has no death penalty, and Austrian political leaders are busy sending letters to their native son to stay the execution of Kevin Cooper, set for 12:01 a.m., Feb 10, 2004.
Voters riled by war, health costs, economy (tags)
MANCHESTER, N.H. – Health care, jobs and the Iraq war were the issues on voters’ minds as they turned out in record numbers for the Jan. 27 presidential primaries here. Over 214,000 voted in the Democratic primary, far exceeding any previous year’s total.
Free concerts for Kucinich (tags)
If only the youth would vote.....
Using Fundamentals of US Foreign and Domestic Policy to Improve Your Life (tags)
Using Fundamentals of US Foreign and Domestic Policy to Improve Your Life (Satirical Commentary)
Kerry & His Anti ACLU/Freedom voting record... (tags)
What Skull & Bones Kerry Don't Want You to Know about his Anti ACLU/Freedom voting record...
Greensweek - A national Green bulletin - Tuesday, January 20, 2004 (tags)
Greensweek Contents: Green news; Upcoming events; Green Action: call Congress; write a letter; Good reads
Civil Liberties Defense Coalition (CLDC) (tags)
EMERGENCY ACTION ALERT For the Los Angeles, CA - City Council Resolution against the USA PATRIOT Act, and related Executive Orders File No. 03-0002-S162 Title USA PATRIOT ACT/REPEAL www.cldc-la.org
Michael Moore: "I’ll Be Voting For Wesley Clark" (tags)
"That's right, a peacenik is voting for a general. What a country!"
Who is counting your vote? Diebold & Bush vs. the public interest (tags)
Who is counting your vote? Now is the time, before November 2004, to ask that and a few other questions.
Racism, the Left, and Pacifica Radio (tags)
The writer ,a staff candidate for DC's WPFW's listener station board and a member of the DC Justice and Unity Caucus, gives a summary of the recent history of conflict within Pacifa radio network and some of the issues in its ongoing elections.
Your Vote Means Nothing (tags)
The 2004 Election Dog And Pony Show, Your Vote Means Nothing
PEACE PEOPLE! Possabilities of Progressive Policies is Presently Powerfully Popular (tags)
We are living in the past if we think the voting public is not ready to elect a progressive, populist President. This is not the past. Dean's way is precisely the WRONG approach. Heck, look what Dean did to Vermont - he took a 74% re-elect rate and whittled it down to 50.4% in 2000, before quitting in 2002 to "run for President" while the ranks of "progressives" and republicans grew in Vermont until no Democrat could get elected, and his own Lt. Governor lost to the Republican in 2002 - Vermont is governed by a Republican and NO POSITION DEAN EVER HELD IN VERMONT IS IN DEMOCRATIC HANDS NOW.(incls.-2000 Vote Analysis, Are You a Burning Flame, GrannyD, Jane Fonda + Poem)
Cheney Threatened Wellstone (tags)
At least, Cheney keeps his promises.
The Double-Whammy and the 50-50 Balance (tags)
Second- and third-generation Arab-Americans, many of them Christians who previously had little affinity for their ethnic roots, now find themselves under siege by the Bush administration -- and are fighting back in a united way.
PRO-SB60 PROTESTORS PAY REPUBLICAN STATE ASSEMBLYMAN KEN MADDOX A SURPRISE VISIT! (tags)
Ken Maddox, a termed-out Republican State Assemblyman from Orange County's 68th District, found himself in a bind late Friday afternoon ...
Do you Love Your Grandmother? SPEAK OUT NOW against the Medicare Bill - NOW! (tags)
Come on LA!! All those grandmas/abuelinas and granpas/abuelos are counting on you!!!!!
DEC 2nd: Support HR2239 (tags)
DEC 2nd Call to Action for Support of HR2239 Don't shread your vote! and Call your Rep in the House to suppor the Bill for a paper trail to every electronic voting machine.
SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL (tags)
I don't know what I was thinking sending Jeff back into the polluted waters of the so-called mainstream political scene, McNary, having already gone native but I guess I'm just a cruel bastard.
How To Boycott Electronic Voting Machines (tags)
In light of the controversy surrounding the Electronic Voting Machines (http://www.blackboxvoting.com/ ) I am proposing that everyone submit their vote in the form of an absentee ballot. One of the problems with the electronic voting machines is that many of them (if any? and who knows which ones do or don't) do not create a physical log of the voting records. Also there have been reports of abnormalities in vote tallying. Without this physical log it makes it extremely difficult, if not impossible to verify the voting records. If they are not going to allow a trail to be created, I suggest that we create on for them.
Arab states oppose UN measure on Israeli children (tags)
UNITED NATIONS - Arab nations will oppose an Israeli resolution condemning Palestinian attacks on Israeli children that is awaiting a vote this week in a UN General Assembly committee, a Palestinian diplomat said on Monday.
Tell Alhambra to Support the Strikers (tags)
Support strikers in the SGV. There's a resolution up at the Alhambra City Council tonight that needs your bodily support.
If USA vote BUSH, return to France the Statue of Liberty ! (tags)
This international petition, provocative, wants by a startling new idea "you would not deserve more to preserve the Statue of Freedom on the American ground, if you vote Bush in 2004" to make speak about the attacks to civic freedoms in the USA
Peter Camejo on the Recall (tags)
Subject: Peter Camejo on the Recall
All the President's votes? (tags)
A quiet revolution is taking place in US politics. By the time it's over, the integrity of elections will be in the unchallenged, unscrutinised control of a few large - and pro-Republican - corporations. Andrew Gumbel wonders if democracy in America can survive
Green Candidate - Peter Camejo Analyzes The Recall (tags)
10/14/03 - Camejo analyzes the recall; Debate Strategy, Vote Declines, Democrat Lies About the Polls, What Our Vote Reveals About Our Base, Democratic Party Front Organizations, Arianna Huffington, Understanding the Demos/Rupubs & more.
URGENT No On $87 Billion For Iraq (tags)
The Vote on $87 Billion is Today or Tomorrow Call Congress Now!
10-14-03 Poll: U.S. discontent increasing (tags)
Solid majorities of Americans support changes in the nation's political system, want the power to recall elected officials and are angry about the way some things are going in this country
Defend your Right to Honest Voting! (tags)
Many states are installing voting machines that allow unprovable, widespread and massive fraud because they do not have a voter-verifiable audit trail. There is a bill in the House to fix this: HR 2239. We need to get it passed.
UK Independent reports Republicans use E-voting systems to steal elections (tags)
If much of the worry about vote-tampering is directed at the Republicans, it is largely because the big three touchscreen companies are all big Republican donors, pouring hundreds of thousands of dollars into party coffers in the past few years. The ownership issue is, of course, compounded by the lack of transparency. Or, as Dr Mercuri puts it: "If the machines were independently verifiable, who would give a crap who owns them?" As it is, fears that US democracy is being hijacked by corporate interests are being fuelled by links between the big three and broader business interests, as well as extremist organisations. Two of the early backers of American Information Systems, a company later merged into ES&S, are also prominent supporters of the Chalcedon Foundation, an organisation that espouses theocratic governance according to a literal reading of the Bible and advocates capital punishment for blasphemy and homosexuality.
Attack of the Dean-Leaners (tags)
"At some point, no one can say precisely when, libertarians apparently swore a feudal oath of fealty to the Republican Party... with this alliance (such as it is) we hold our noses and vote for Republican in close presidential elections, while they pay lip service to limited government."
Is Arnold good for the libertarians? (tags)
"sensible people of individualist and anti-government leanings tend to give the Libertarian Party a wide berth"
36 Reasons To Vote For Bush and Republicans In 2004 (tags)
You like Pat Robertson, the TV evangelist. You send him contributions and you pray with him for the “passing” of three Supreme Court Justices.
Perhaps you were still wondering how Arnold got in? Smacks of Florida!!!! (tags)
Recall Arnold, you've been had by Bush & Co.
How to Recall the Recall (tags)
How to recall the governor
A majority of Californians voted against Arnold Schwarzenegger (tags)
A majority of persons who voted in the October 7th special election cast their ballots for candidates other than Arnold Schwarzenegger. They voted against him.
Caiifornia recall debacle ends just as I predicted (tags)
A few months back I wrote a short piece arguing that the Republicans would win the recall vote, unless they gave up their attempt to salvage Davis's position. I sent that piece to Buzzflash, which chose not to publish it. Now my forecasts have been proven sound. When will Democrats learn?
Peter Camejo=Arnold's best friend (tags)
Peter Camejo continues a lifetime of political damage as a professional wrecker and splitter. In Ohio in 1974 and California in 2003, Peter Camejo serves the Republicans best interests. Why is the Green Party now the Republicans' best weapon?
Problems at the Polls (tags)
LOS ANGELES: Reports of late poll openings, missing voting materials and equipment, and disenfranchised voters walking away from closed polls.
DAVIS TO STAY? POLL SAYS CALIFORNIA RECALL SUPPORT DROPS TO 44 PERCENT (tags)
A poll of 1000 registered voters, conducted by Elway-McGuire Research for Knight Ridder from Wednesday through Saturday, found the percentage of people saying they would definitely vote to oust Governor Gray Davis dropped from 52 per cent on Wednesday to 44 per cent on Saturday.
BLACK BOX VOTING: How corporations want to hack democracy (tags)
The first seven chapters of Bev Harris' incendiary masterwork on the digitzed theft of our right to vote and have those votes counted
The Oakland Tribune says "hasta la vista, Arnold!" (tags)
The Oakland Tribune runs an editorial withdrawing its endorsement of Arnold Schwarzenegger.
When You Vote For Schwarzenegger, You Are His Bitch (tags)
A vote for Schwarzenegger is not a vote for an actor, or a politician, or a Republican, it is a vote for an ego.
Republicans and Brits Will Count California's Recall Votes (tags)
Republicans and Brits Will Count California's Recall Votes
Is Fantasyland about to get Terminated? (tags)
This is what I got so far but It's not good enough to convince the average Terminator fan -- a hard-working guy who probably goes to Raiders/Niners games, is definitely an action picture freak; has friends and family being massacred in Iraq because Bush lied to them, yet still thinks Bush is Patriotic AND who has the most to lose if Arnold is elected (yet will vote for him anyway).
Poll: Schwarzenegger gains on Davis (tags)
Arnold's looking good. It's about time California had a Republican Governor. Electing Arnold will be a big step in the right direction. Of course, it's also about time California voted for a Republican Presidential candidate and for California to toss out those two worthless Democrat Senators, Feinstein and Boxer.
Even Conservative Republicans call Bush "a functional illiterate." (tags)
Even Conservative Republicans call Bush "a functional illiterate." They're catching on! Looks like EVERYBODY is beginning to realize that Bu$h is a drunken, monkey-faced idiot.
Corporate America and far-right buy ‘grassroots’ campaigns (tags)
A mockery of democracy: Corporate America and far-right buy ‘grassroots’ campaigns Back in July, Judge Charles McCoy dismissed a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles by Taxpayers Against the Governor’s Recall charging widespread fraud in the collection of 1.6 million signatures which forced the special Oct. 7 election on the recall of California Gov. Gray Davis.
DIEBOLD GOES POSTAL! (tags)
From: Bev Harris Subject: All Black Box Voting files confiscated, including personal info on activists Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2003 02:11:26 -0700 (PDT) Also Diebold Insiders have been dumping their stock. ????????
Recall Mandate: Gov Davis' Anti-Labor Attack on Workers' Compensation (tags)
Death penalty Democrat Gov Gray Davis made sure we should support his recall by signing a reactionary Workers' Compensation bill on 9/12/03, slashing Workers' Comp. benefits.
Vote ARNIE! (tags)
I'll be back... when the debate is over.
Bush Resignation Hailed by World Leaders - Satire (tags)
Look, in my speech this past Sunday, I used the word "democracy" about 11 times when talking about Iraq. It's democracy Florida-style, I suppose. Except we're not fixing the vote this time we aren't letting these people vote at all. "Iraqis aren't prepared for democracy." That's what Dick Cheney and Saddam Hussein told me.
9/9 California Birthday, 2d Day of Recall (tags)
On this September 9, 2003 as we celebrate California's admission to the Union in 1850 as a free (non-slave) state, we can demand our freedom from the current bankrupt social order with the recall of the worst governor in California history.
New edition of Frontlines newspaper now online (tags)
The articles from our print edition are now online. We update our page daily.
Collateral Damage (tags)
Let's talk about "Collateral Damage". Where did this term come from? How did collateral damage become the description for civilian deaths in what have been illegal wars perpetrated by America?
Four More Years? (tags)
With polls showing that up to 16% of the electorate is philosophically libertarian, this could be the real swing vote in 2004. Will libertarians decide that the Democratic candidate is the lesser of two evils for once? Or will they simply stay home in disgust on Election Day?
Pacifica bylaws by fraud (tags)
If it's good enough for the Republicans, it's good enough for Pacifica.
KPFK MOVES PACIFICA TO THE RIGHT (tags)
KPFK votes against diversity, grassroots democracy, moves left-wing Pacifica Foundation to the right
California Governor Election and PFP/Labor Events (tags)
California Governor Election and PFP/Labor Events:
Poll: Who is your candidate for the California Recall Election? (tags)
Vote early, vote often...
The Republican Recall Hits California (tags)
The "Terminator" Becomes Bush's Weapon of Mass Destruction: Anatomy of a Heist An Overview of California's Gubernatorial Recall Election, Candidates, and Ballot Propositions from a Progressive Viewpoint
Election Plan? (tags)
I think something more or less like this is what should have happened post election 2000, rather than relative dissolution after election day. Let’s learn from that mistake. Let’s not repeat it. Let’s demand of our process and its participants a strategy that has staying power.
Democrats Against Democracy (tags)
There is no parallel between the 2004 election and 1992. It's a whole different ballgame.
A Revolutionary View of the California Recall and Bipartisan Budget Crisis (tags)
Don’t Throw Your Vote Away by Giving It to the Democrats or the Republicans! OUT WITH THEM ALL! DON’T VOTE YES OR NO ON THE CALIFORNIA GOVERNORS RECALL The Recall is a Trap to Make Workers Pay for the Capitalist Crisis! VOTE FOR THE SOCIALIST CANDIDATE C.T. WEBER for GOVERNOR! PEACE & FREEDOM PARTY Organize Now to Build a Workers Party!
Vote "NO" on Proposition 54 (tags)
Since Proposition 54's passage will make it much more difficult to fight and attack all forms of racism, segregation, and discrimination in general, I think we should call it for what it truly is: the Institutionalized Racism Protection Act of 2003.
Opposition Rally in Venezuela (tags)
Opposition has once again reared its head in Venezuela
The Recall - Bay Area Local HR Activist Van Jones helps start www.runariannarun.org (tags)
I tried posting this to sf indymedia but they didn't reocate it in the local section - I'm guessing they don't want Arianna to run. But then, we're left with Gray and no revolution from the streets, so . . . . and surprising because Van Jones does important stuff in SF.
votescam: inside a us election vote counting program (tags)
by bev harris
Radical right imposes austerity on Texas (tags)
AUSTIN, Texas – After three years in power, the Bush administration’s vision is coming more sharply into focus
The Painful Truth Comes Out (tags)
California Democrats caught plotting against the little guy via hidden microphone. Admissions of involvement in harming the educational system, and instigating a budget crisis.
Thom Hartmann: 'Want to win an election? Just control the voting machines' (tags)
You'd think in an open democracy that the government - answerable to all its citizens rather than a handful of corporate officers and stockholders - would program, repair, and control the voting machines. You'd think the computers that handle our cherished ballots would be open and their software and programming available for public scrutiny. You'd think there would be a paper trail of the vote, which could be followed and audited if a there was evidence of voting fraud or if exit polls disagreed with computerized vote counts. You'd be wrong.
Surprising Backlash to FCC's Libertarian Ruling (tags)
Activist groups and lawmakers say the libertarian instincts of the FCC's Michael Powell are out of step -- many fear that large corporations will absorb local news outlets.
KPFK LAB Votes Vs. Bylaws Draft B (tags)
The Local Advisory Board (LAB) of Los Angeles Pacifica Network Radio Station KPFK (90.7 FM) met Monday evening and voted against endorsing draft "B" of Pacifica's Proposed Bylaws.
Black Box Voting (Expanded) (tags)
Touch Screen Voting Machines with no Auditable Trail and no way to confirm the accuracy of the Vote are a really great way to steal an election. You need to know about this and how to fight it. If you wish to live in a country with honest elections that is.
Election Frauder Willie Brown Supports Death Penalty Democrat Gov Davis (tags)
Election Frauder "mayor" Willie Brown of San Francisco, who sits in office with 40% of the vote plus election fraud, and is known for being anti-tenant and anti-public power, showed up at a unity rally on July 19, 2003 for his equally reactionary friend, Gov. Gray Davis, who is best known for promoting the death penalty, prisons and private power, all good reasons to recall this worst governor in California history.
George Bush and the art of the “Darn Goof” (tags)
Brief discussion of but a few of George Bush's "darn goofs".
Bush is losing support among Arab-Americans voters (tags)
Three quarters of the Arab-Americans polled want the President to apply balanced pressure to both Israelis and Palestinians, simultaneously ending settlements and stopping the bombings -- but less than one quarter believe Bush will be balanced.
Ex-Felons , the Right to Vote and Rev. Al Sharpton (tags)
comments and study on the issue.
Extremist Judicial Nominee Passes on Largely Partisan Vote (tags)
Victor Wolski’s ideology makes him uniquely unqualified for the Court of Federal Claims where he would decide whether taxpayers must pay corporations to comply with health, safety, environmental, and other safeguards.
Blair not Cleared of Anything (tags)
Watch the broadcast.
VOTE FRAUD AND THE BANKRUPTCY OF THE UNITED STATES (tags)
Michael Rivero Proudly Boasts of having been Banned from Free Republic for his heresy in telling truth unwelcome to Freeper "sensibilities". He is currently Web Master at http://www.whatreallyhappened.com/
A VOTER REVOLUTION (tags)
a poem about taking back America...
Declare Independence From Corporate Media (tags)
Celebrate July 4th By Declaring Independence From Corporate Media
Gov Davis' Thugs Terrorize Democracy (tags)
Gov Davis' organized crime thugs are busy terrorizing recall petitioners, who are enabling us to exercise our democratic right to sign a recall petition. The Recall procedure was won by progressives about 100 years ago, and we cannot let any fascist attack it for any reason whatsoever, regardless of who is paying for the recall.
VOTE KUCINICH IN 6/24-25 MOVEON.ORG PRIMARY (tags)
Vote for the only peace and justice Democratic candidate Dennis Kucinich in the MoveOn.org primary Tues 6/24 and Wed 6/25.
Howard Dean supporters, stop sleep walking. He's not a true progressive (tags)
repost from Portland IMC noting must-read articles about Dean -- and his limitations. Kucinich is a true progressive that doesn't simply make stuff up along the way in accord to political winds -- and even if you don't think he's electable, supporting him now through early primaries can really push the debate into areas we want to have sunshine
Patriot Bar Project (tags)
No matter what the issue is ... the answer is ... get everybody to vote. You wanna feel represented.. get everybody you know to vote.
Corporate corruption and the Bush Administration (tags)
U.S. Gets War Crimes Tribunal Exemption (tags)
The final deal dented the court's underlying principle that no one should be exempt from punishment for war crimes, and it angered court supporters and human rights groups.
Will Your Vote Be Counted in 2004? (tags)
It does not matter if you are a Republican, Democrat, Independent, Green or Libertarian. Voting and how your vote is counted in the next election may not be to your liking.
Whole Food's Vote to Unionize Upsets Libertarian Founder (tags)
Whole Foods union problems erupted in 1990, when they took over a failed co-op in Berkeley, CA. Founder John Mackey believed that union demands sunk the co-op, so he refused to hire its employees -- an unpopular move in leftist Berkeley.
The Importance of the Skeptical Jury (tags)
The light sentence received by Ed Rosenthal still leaves him a felon. It is to be hoped that future federal marijuana trial jurors will better understand their powers and responsibilities.
BTL:Critics Charge FCC Media Deregulation Will Strengthen Monopolies While... (tags)
...Weakening Democracy. Interview with Danny Schechter, journalist and author, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
Happy New Year: MTA VOTES FARE INCREASES FOR 2004. (tags)
Los Angeles County's transit board voted 9-4 on May 22 to raise the cost of monthly bus and rail transit passes and fares. The hikes,will take effect Jan. 1, are expected to provide about $40 million in additional revenues .
FCC Deregulation: Michael Copps Interviewed By Daniel Sheehan (KPFK, May 26) (tags)
FCC's Michael Copps on June 2nd vote; mp3 of interview segment conducted today, on KPFK's "Aware" show; runtime: 40:07; 9.2 megabytes
CNN POLL: Should the U.S. take steps to destabilize Tehran's Islamic regime? (tags)
Please vote "No" before the FReepers turn this poll around.
Bus Riders Oppose MTA Fare Increase (5/22/03) (tags)
Overflow crowd of bus riders, led by the Bus Riders Union, plus labor activists and other mass transit activists testifies against MTA fare increase, but MTA passes the increase anyway by one vote.
Republic of Fear (tags)
In mid-April the New York Times tried to take the edge off a poll showing that, even as US troops were entering Baghdad, a majority of Americans remained opposed to the policy of pre-emptive war that Bush invoked in attacking Iraq.
They're Corrupt Cause You Don't Vote! (tags)
In all the years I've been working political campaigns in Canada and the United States I can't tell you how many times I've heard the expression "Why should I vote, they're all corrupt". When I hear that statement and I must've heard it a million times (there, I said how many times), it always reminds me of the chicken and egg theory and which came first. Did politicians become corrupt because you elected them or did they become corrupt because you didn't?
A Message from Ramsey Clark (tags)
Vote To Impeach!
Nomads for Peace (tags)
change your address and change the world!
President in 04? (tags)
Dennis Kucinich, John Kerry, Or ?
I love the USA (tags)
As a leftist, I'm getting just a bit weary of hearing how much I "hate America." Ever since the big you-know-what in late 2001, that little zinger has been the comeback of choice for any objections to US foreign policy. Don't like our new wars? Gee, you must really hate this country.
EU Draws a Line in the Sand (tags)
Now that the European Union has drawn a line in the sand by bringing the exiled word "Central" back to center stage in a vote on Thursday April 17th. 2003 that demands that the U.N. play the "Central" role in rebuilding Iraq
SF Chronicle poll re: Oakland violence: please help defreep (tags)
The San Francisco Chronicle has an online poll on its front page ( http://www.sfgate.com ) right now with the following question: Were Oakland police right to fire non-lethal projectiles at protesters?
Bureaucrats Should Not Vote (tags)
When our country was founded, bureaucrats were not allowed to vote.
Sight of Cross Makes Jewish Lawyer Sick - Will Sue (tags)
How about Sight of Star of David Make Christian Lawyer Sick - Will Sue! Does that work? NO?? I Didn't think so either.
Why did you vote for Bush Diogenes? (tags)
Voter Initiative: Vote or Pay $50. (tags)
Our groop has come up with our contribution on how to take back this once glorious nation. Our system of government, our democracy, can only be expected to work if there is an active voting population. Our solution is to fine those who choose to violate our social contract of democracy fifty dollars ($50).
The New American Peace Movement (tags)
To be proud to proclaim "I'm Pro War" ... "For death, distruction and wasted resources. That's what I stand for" ... I can't imagine. You should be on the look out for the New American Peace Sign .. this one was found @ Hollywood & Highland.
URGENT: UN Debating Stopping War TODAY! Please CALL and/or FAX them NOW! (tags)
An Emergency Session of the Security Council has been called today Wed, March 26th, 3 p.m. They will invite testimony from all UN 191 members, and could vote on a resolution demanding immediate withdrawal of foreign forces from Iraq. If they Invoke Res. 377, "Uniting For Peace" they may be able to stop war--which was done in Suez Crises in the 50's. Please Email and/or Fax NOW UN countries now!
Lenny Kravitz Song - "We Want Peace!" (tags)
U.S. Pop/Rock Performer Lenny Kravitz announced today the release of a brand new song called "We Want Peace!"
Draft Michael Moore '04 (tags)
Action at the Academy Awards: Get Michael Moore to Run for President!
Spying, Lying, Coercion and Bribery (tags)
The dirty tricks that the United States has been using to influence public opinion and obtain a vote for war in the United Nations
Blair could face a maximum 30 years jail for war crimes (tags)
Mr Blair could face a maximum 30 years jail for war crimes if he launches war on Iraq without UN backing, international law expert Professor Nick Grief said.
New York Passes Anti-War Resolution (tags)
NEW YORK -- In a vote that elicited a range of emotional responses, the City Council approved a resolution Wednesday opposing war with Iraq except as a last resort.
Lawrence 'Ari' Fleisher Wants To 'Liberate' People With Arial Weapons Of Mass Destruction (tags)
Ari Fleisher defends Bush's 3,000 Weapons of Mass Destruction to be rained on Iraq in 48 hours. A UN report claims up to 100,000 Iraqi people will lose their lives. Is there sufficient reason for us to be killing this many people? And to maim a few 100,000 more?
Huge Protests Against War (USA/Bush) In Pakistan (tags)
While Bush is claiming this war is about American Security, huge anti-war protests are occurring in Pakistan, while the Pro Islamic party with close ties to the Taliban have swept recent elections. If, as a result of this war, Pakistan overthrows it's military leader (who supports the US) then this country and its nuclear arsenal will be run by a Taliban influenced Islamic government. Just one of multible senarios of Bush's (Sharon's?) war leading to World War III. Some Security!
Advisors Warn Bush He Faces "Humiliating" Defeat on UN Resolution (tags)
(publisher's comment) Even the hawks are getting nervous, while the Bush junta consider doing it anyway. Hitler had the Treaty of Munich behind him when he invaded Czechoslovakia. It seems to me that if Bush goes it alone, this action would be unprecedented. Historians?
Pacifica Foundation gets chance to change bylaws (tags)
Pacifica radio enthusiasts have one final week to debate and discuss proposed new Bylaws for the free speach radio network.
Media McCarthyism(amsellem) (tags)
editorial cartoon c 2003 by charles amsellem all rights reserved
Campaign Slogan Of '04: DUMP THE INCUMBENTS ! (tags)
The campaign slogan of '04: DUMP THE INCUMBENTS, VOTE THEM OUT!
US TELLS UN COUNCIL MEMBERS; IT’S GOING TO WAR!! UN VOTE OR NOT (tags)
"You are not going to decide whether there is war in Iraq or not," the diplomat said U.S. officials told him. "That decision is ours, and we have already made it. It is already final. The only question now is whether the council will go along with it or not."
Call LA City Council to Support Anti-War Resolution (tags)
On Feb. 18, seven members of the Los Angeles City Council voted "yes" today after Eric Garcetti eloquently introduced the No War In Iraq resolution which was seconded by Ruth Galanter. The only problem at City Council today was IT NEEDED 8 VOTES TO PASS! The seven voting "yes"---Cindy Miscikowski, Ed Reyes, Nate Holden, Janice Hahn, Ruth Galanter, Tom LaBonge and Eric Garcetti------needed an eighth vote. Please join us City Council again on Friday, Feb. 21 10:00 a.m. City Hall Chambers for what could be a historic day if we get the votes!
LA Anti-War resolution (tags)
Almost Passed, but not dead.
VOTE NOW! to defend actor /activist David Clennon (tags)
Please take 10 seconds to support our friend David Clennon, one of the most committed, progressive actors in Hollywood. Wherever people are protesting for labor rights, civil rights, peace or justice, there you'll find Dave Clennon. He stuck his neck out the other night onHannity's talk show, and now some apparently want him fired from his CBS series.
Action Alert: Bush push to pass welfare bill without debate (tags)
CONTACT YOUR MEMBER OF CONGRESS TODAY AND URGE THEM TO VOTE NO ON FINAL PASSAGE OF THE REPUBLICAN WELFARE REFORM BILL
Australian Senate Votes No Confidence Motion Of Prime Minister Re: Iraq War (tags)
This Is the first vote of no confidence in a government or leader in Australia's 102- year history. Recent opinion polls show an overwhelming majority of Australians -- 76 percent --oppose Australian participation in a U.S.-led war on Iraq .
War torn Democrats (tags)
These Democrats want to have it both ways. If the war goes well -- a lot of them voted for war with Iraq, didn't they? But if the war does not go well, many of the very Democrats who voted for the war resolution will have emerged as leading spokesmen for the anti-war position. A vote for the war, surrounded by Neville Chamberlain foot-dragging, is a fraud.
Pakistani Marxist MP, Manzoor Ahmed (tags)
UN will sink into irrelevance -- Good! (tags)
The United Nations is on the verge of demonstrating finally and fatally its moral bankruptcy and its strategic irrelevance: moral bankruptcy, because it will have made a mockery of the very resolution on whose sanctity it insists; strategic irrelevance, because the United States is going to disarm Iraq anyway.
Libya Elected to Chair U.N. Human Rights Body (tags)
Latest from the UN - that great source of moral authority.
Destruction of our rights: Riva Enteen, National Lawyers Guild (interview MP3) (tags)
Guns & Butter Radio Interview: Riva Enteen, program director for the San Francisco chapter of the National Lawyers Guild; mp3, ~59 minutes
Update: West Coast Anti-war Student Conference (tags)
Update on the West Coast anti-war Student Conference at San Francisco State on Jan. 17th.
Vote NOW on the Death Penalty Moratorium! (On-line poll) (tags)
You can Vote Right NOW on the Bakersfield Californian's website regarding, 'Do you support Illinois's Governor abolishing the death sentence?' !! ( See: http://www.bakersfield.com/news )
Time.com asks you to vote for most dangerous country (US leads) (tags)
VOTE NOW! web link http://www.time.com/time/europe/gdml/peace2003.html
Vote Now on Detaining Immigrants for 'Visa Violations' !! (tags)
You can Vote Right NOW on the S. F. Chronicle website regarding Detaining Immigrants for 'Visa Violations' !! The poll is just starting so you'll have a chance to influence lots of future voters over the next day or two!! ( See: http://sfgate.com/opinion )
pbnberkeley news notice - 12/27/02 (tags)
Publishing, republishing and compiling community news and event information promoting global peace and working class solidarity and NO WAR ON IRAQ!
ISRAELI LOBBY IS THE REAL REASON FOR WAR (Wall Street Journal) (tags)
Die for Israel! An article from the Wall Street Journal, about how the Israeli lobby, AIPAC secretly pushed for and got the first war with Iraq. Do you really think it's any different now? This article is long, but interesting.
Pt. 2, On the Duty of Civil Disobedience (tags)
Offered in the revolutionary spirit of Sor Juana Ine`s de la Cruz,Emma Goldman,Mother Jones, Mother Teresa,Lucy Gonzalez, Harriet Tubman, & Dorothy Day .
The ILWU From Bridges to Spinosa (tags)
Great article on the dockworkers
URGENT UPDATE - CONTACT YOUR SENATOR ABOUT THE HOMELAND SECURITY AGENCY BILL (tags)
The Senate is poised to vote on the creation of the Homeland Security Agency. Language recently added to a House version of the bill - HR 5710 - contains grave threats to civil liberties in this country. It is important to contact your Senator this week to urge them to prevent the inclusion of the these dangerous provisions in the Senate version of the bill, or to vote against it entirely if the language is not amended.
CONTACT YOUR SENATOR ABOUT THE HOMELAND SECURITY AGENCY BILL (tags)
The Senate is poised to vote on the establishment of the Homeland Security Agency. Many versions of the bill have circulated through congress, all containing different provisions. Because of the rapidly approaching Senate vote, it is important to contact your Senator this week, and urge them to vote for specific provisions of a House version of the bill - HR 5005.EH - that include crucial civil liberties protections. Also, urge them to vote against any provision that would authorize the creation of the “Total Information Awareness System” now funded by the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency.
Election fake (tags)
No more troubles to vote, no more cogitation!
11/10 PeaceNoWar: US Dollars Yielded Unanimous UN Vote Against Iraq (tags)
From: www.PeaceNoWar.net US Dollars Yielded Unanimous UN Vote Against Iraq, Another $756,070,983 Spanding Spree by US DoD Last Week!!
How much they paid (tags)
How much did they pay you for your vote?
Working families say: We’ll fight Bush agenda (tags)
WASHINGTON – Despite setbacks in the Nov. 5 elections, the AFL-CIO, the National Organization for Women and other grassroots organizations vowed a determined fight to block the Bush administration from railroading its ultra-right agenda through Congress.
The election's real message (tags)
Here's what really happened in Tuesday's midterm elections
Mondale Fraud, Vote Scam (the book), VNS crash (tags)
Was this a case of vote fraud through VNS and other technical means? www.votescam.com (free articles on the website - but the book has the greatest detail)
Vote to Prevent War? (text) (tags)
Vote to Prevent War? (text)
On-line Poll TODAY ONLY: CA Governor, who do you choose?!! (tags)
"Who is your choice for Governor of California?" TODAY ONLY (Tuesday, Election Day) you can vote your choice at the Santa Monica Mirror poll webpage at: www.smmirror.com !
Will Jeb Win Because of the Ethnic Cleansing of the Voter List (tags)
Once Again the Ethnic Cleansing the Florida Voter List Proves the Bush Family are Racist.
CONDOLEEZZA'S NONSENSE ABOUT DEMOCRACY (tags)
Some history rather than hysteria...
Turnout key in dead-heat elections (tags)
We are “One Vote Away” from right-wing control of all three branches of the federal government warns People For the American Way (PFAW) in a television ad being aired in states where Senate races are too close to call.
Coffees Up. (tags)
Here's your wake up
Volunteers needed to Get Out The Vote (tags)
Volunteers are needed to help get out the progressive vote in the 44th Congressional District.
Water for All: Stopping Privatization in California and Beyond (tags)
Both locally and globally, campaigns to stop water privatization are gaining momentum. In California, there was a big victory against the Cadiz proposal to subsidize a private company to tap native underground Mojave desert water and sell it back to the public.
BTL:'Lula' and His Workers Party Poised to Win Brazilian Presidency (tags)
Interview with Luis Gomez, Andean bureau chief with Narco News conducted by Scott Harris
Help Ireland Throw a Spanner in the works of the GATS Machine. (tags)
Help Ireland Throw a Spanner in the works of the GATS (http://www.gatswatch.org/index.html) Machine. A call to action Ireland (http://www.indymedia.ie/article133/) to anti-GATS campaigners worldwide.
Vote Against An Imperial Presidency (tags)
Please read all of the following and consider carefully before deciding whether and how to vote in the upcoming elections.
Strong anti-war actions in Washington state (tags)
Peace activists from Washington state are sitting in their senator's offices until they get a definite answer on how the senators will vote on Bush's war resolution. Anybody from California doing similar actions?
Sexist Senator calls Woman Judge 'Unqualified'! (tags)
Priscilla Owen Nomination is rejected by Senate Judiciary Committee. She is denied a full Senate vote as well.
Ga. Newcomer Turns to Jews To Oust Rep. McKinney's Dad (tags)
ATLANTA — After mounting a successful campaign to encourage thousands of Republican voters to oust Rep. Cynthia McKinney in last week's Democratic primary, a small group of Atlanta-area political operatives are hoping for Jewish backing in their bid to unseat her father from his seat in the Georgia State House.
Direct Action Versus Electoralism (tags)
Anarchists engage in direct action as opposed to voting. This anti-electoralism (or anti-parliamentarianism) may seem strange and even perverse to many. After all, virtually the whole left believes in the importance of voting. In the US, liberals and state socialists have voted for the Democrats with a steadfastness that is almost religious, even as the Democrats have steadily moved to the right. In Western Europe, they have voted consistently for the Socialist or Labor Parties (social democrats), or Communist Parties, or, more recently, ex-Communist Parties.
URGENT!!FAST TRACK VOTE TOMORROW!! TELL YOUR REP TO VOTE 'NO'!! (tags)
CONGRESS MUST HEAR FROM THEIR CONSTITUENTS THAT THIS PROCESS IS OUTRAGEOUS! CALL YOUR REPRESENTATIVE IN DC: 1-877-611-0063 (AFL-CIO SPONSORED TOLL FREE NUMBER) 1-202-224-3121 (CAPITOL HILL SWITCHBOARD) TRADE PROMOTION AUTHORITY GIVES BUSH THE RIGHT TO TRADE OUR JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT AWAY. TELL YOUR REP TO VOTE 'NO' ON TRADE PROMOTION AUTHORITY!!
excerpts from 'A Very American Coup' (tags)
Michael Moore reports on the Florida 2000 "elections" in his book, STUPID WHITE MEN. There's a lot here but please read the numbers. The full chapter is at: http://phreespeech.blogspot.com/
'Dana Pointless' (tags)
Schipske Dubs Opponent 'Dana Pointless' After His Vote on Off-Shore Drilling
Get out the Vote (tags)
Vote.com a tool for the establishment or a voice for change?
Call this Week to Stop Fast Track; Stop Corporate Giveaways (tags)
" Last December, the House of Representatives passed fast track by just one vote (215-214). We can beat this outrageous corporate giveaway when the bill comes back to the House if we pick up just one more vote.. . "
Today's Voice :Life in Prison for Stealing 13 Packs of AA Batteries (tags)
The Media tells us what is wrong with the world; Voice4change will tell you what to do about it! Our member organizations are busy organizing, so we want to bring their message to you. Our affiliates are doing great work every day. They need your support…We will be their link to you. Sign on to www.voice4change.org
Gov Davis Joins Fascist Bandwagon for Illegal Pledge of Allegiance (tags)
KPFA Morning News reported on June 28, 2002 that Democratic Gov Gray Davis is having the California attorney general file a brief opposing the excellent Church/State separation ruling tossing the religious, fascist Pledge of Allegiance. DO NOT EVER VOTE FOR THIS FASCIST GOVERNOR.
Israel's Likud - No Palestinian State, EVER! (tags)
Read the following and weep... say goodbye to the "peace process."
Panther Rises In Red, But Flourishes In Green (tags)
Socialism or Green Direct Democracy?
Should the US Invade Israel? (tags)
The option is certainly worth considering. But perhaps there are better alternatives. Vote in this "scientific" poll:
Bush Not Welcome in Los Angeles (tags)
Bush got his rejection in full voice by 1,000 protesters. See: http://www.jerusalem.indymedia.org/news/2002/04/23019.php
Tech Time's 50 best websites - get over there and vote for Indymedia.org (tags)
Tech Time's 50 best websites - get over there and vote for Indymedia.org
taxes for peace not war (tags)
Perplexed by the irony that you pay taxes to fund the U.S.'s escalating militarism that you steadfastly oppose and work to transform? Please join us, One Million Taxpayers for peace, www.onemilliontaxpayersforpeace.org and “vote your dissent” to Washington’s agenda.
Does a process exist whereby we, the people, can demand the start of the impeachment process? If not, can we gather signatures and vote Bush out of a political position he did not rightly win?
Vote with your dollars. Send congress a message you don't like the Bu$h agenda (tags)
Vote with your dollars. Send congress a message you don't like the Bu$h agenda
1.5 Hours to Vote in California (tags)
You have 1.5 hours to vote. It is election day in California, March 5, 2002. If you have not voted, grab your voter's pamphlets and run to your polling place right now. Your polling place is stated on your mailing label on your County booklet. You can also vote at City Hall or County Registrar of Voters. Your City Hall is listed in your phone book and usually, so is your county registrar. The county registrar is also listed in your California voter pamphlet, pp. 56-57 and at http://www.ss.ca.gov/elections/elections_ppl.htm
3/5 California Election Day (tags)
It is election day in California, March 5, 2002. If you have not voted, grab your voter's pamphlets and run to your polling place right now. Your polling place is stated on your mailing label on your County booklet. You can also vote at City Hall or County Registrar of Voters. Your City Hall is listed in your phone book and usually, so is your county registrar. The county registrar is also listed in your California voter pamphlet, pp. 56-57 and at http://www.ss.ca.gov/elections/elections_ppl.htm
Lower the Voting Age to 16 (tags)
This peice was not paid for by MTV.
Voter Recommendations (tags)
This is a template you can use to create your own voter recommendation propaganda.
Democracy means voting on POLICIES not on politicians (tags)
Using magnetic cards for voting will make vote-counting almost immediate. When this happens people will be able to vote directly on POLICIES rather than on politicians. THIS - not Rule by Representatives - is genuine democracy.
Tell Washington YOUR OPINION of the "War on Terror" (tags)
An alert from Vote.com recently raised the question of whether Senator Daschle was right to criticize Bush's promises to expand the "War on Terrorism." Currently the vote is 88% in favor of the so-called "War on Terror" and only 12% opposing Bush's reckless sabre-rattling. Let's see if we can turn that around!
REGISTER TO VOTE! Last Day: Tuesday FEB 19. Support PROP 40! (tags)
Of course, the U.S. electoral system is corrupted. Yet, occassionally there's something on the ballot worth supporting that actually has a chance to win. California's Proposition 40, on the March 5th ballot, is one such instance. So, if you're not registered to vote, get to it!; and Vote Yes on Prop 40.
Peace Litmus Test for Candidates (tags)
Elections are another forum of political struggle and to participate, it is always wise to have a litmus test list for deciding on the candidates who should receive your vote. It is the program that must prevail in your decision. The primary issue is war and peace, or in other words, guns or butter, for we cannot have both.
Vote Yes on Prop 40 on March 5 (tags)
Vote Yes in March to give $2.6 billion to state agencies and conservancies all over California to protect endangered species, wildlife habitats, and water and to create parks in urban areas.
Thanks Susan Davis- fast track passes by 1 vote (tags)
fast track passes by 1 vote
Bush Energy Bill Up for Vote on Monday - BP, Exxon, Phillips Licking Their Lips (tags)
Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-MS) and Sen. Murkowski (R-AK) attached the Bush/House Energy Bill to a Railroad Bill today, in another attempt to back-door the country into an unsustainable and destructive energy policy designed to line the pockets of their energy industry buddies. The vote on this amendment will take place Monday, December 3rd, at 5pm Eastern. Some groups will be holding press events at BP offices throughout the country including LA, Sacramento, DC, NYC, and Denver to speak out against the bill and in favor of protecting the Arctic Refuge and more renewable energy.
Speaker of the House Calls for a vote on delayed Fast-Track (tags)
Interesting stuff below. It seems that the pro-trade forces are jockeying for a better position, rather than actually pushing for a vote on Fast Track. Apparently, a lot of pressure is set to come down on Harlem's Rep. Charles Rangel.
WP: Airline-Security Vote in House Is Expected To Be Close (tags)
By 100-0 the Senate passed a bipartisan bill federalizing 28,000 airport security screeners in an effort to thwart future terrorist attacks, but House Republicans, putting partisanship and ideology above all else, have another bill that will block this common-sense move. The coming vote is too close to call.
Bush Administration Hopefull on Trade Vote (tags)
Pulled from 0ct. 23rd LA Times.
News you'll never hear on CNN (a parody) (tags)
What was once a respected news program has debased itself to not much better than a mouthpiece for a propaganda-spewing government. Maybe it's time we held their feet to the fire with a bit of satire.
*URGENT* Senate to Vote on Drilling In ANWR!! (tags)
The White House's Attack on America continues pressuring the Senate to vote on ANWR drilling during an exceptionally vulnerable time for the United States.
Virus Alert (tags)
I'm not sure if reprinting is allowed here but this seemed kinda important.
Urgent: Calif. to Vote on Predatory Lending (tags)
The state Leg will vote this week on a bill to ban predatory lending -- abusive mortgage lending that devastates low-income families and neighborhoods. Many Assembly Members' votes are undecided.
Calif. Set to Vote on Predatory Lending (tags)
The state Legilsature will vote this week on whether to ban abusive lending that devastates low-income communities. Lending companies are lobbying to stop the bill. Many Assembly Members are undecided.
If You're in the 4th CD, Vote For Denise (tags)
Los Angeles' city council has traditionally been home to the lowest kind of cash-register politics, where servile sycophants protect the interests of fat-cat land developers. Here's a rare opportunity to buck that trend.
Action: Stop the Bailout of the Energy Robber Barons! (tags)
CA Assembly likely to vote TODAY on a $4.1 Billion bailout bill negotiated in secret with the utilities and energy companies. Action: Contact your representative.
scapegoats are easy. the truth is hard. (tags)
contrary to what many greens and dems will tell you, there's no one reason gore couldn't/didn't win. scapegoats are easy. the truth is hard. there's a constellation of reasons king george is now leading (and i use that term loosely) the country. and it's going to take a constellation of solutions to get him out.
Reflections on The Green Party Event at the Knitting Factory (tags)
"what galled me was this bashing and whining and bitching and moaning the greens were doing about democrats baiting them and slamming doors in their faces during neighborhood walk-abouts. that's bad behavior from anyone and the greens are right to be pissed about it. but, that's exactly what they were doing at the benefit -- bashing me and, figuratively any way, slamming the door in my face." CAN WE LEARN?
Nail Fast Track Now! (tags)
NOW'S THE TIME to bring pressure to bear directly on Congress to stop fast track legislation. They know that lots of people have been out in the street against the FTAA. They need to hear the same message from us as "ordinary constiuents." Background information and actions/instructions provided.
Death of Demonstrator Protested (tags)
A banner reading: "Murderers" is carried by demonstrators in front of the Colosseum in Rome Tuesday, July 24, 2001 during a protest against police violence during the G8 summit. Thousands of people marched through the streets of various Italian cities to remember the death of 23-year-old Carlo Giuliani, a protester who was shot dead by Carabinieri during the anti-G8 protests in Genoa. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
How Bush Took Florida: Mining the Overseas Absentee Vote (tags)
A look at the controversial overseas absentee vote, and its possible impact on the 2000 Election.
VOTERS RALLY FOR ELECTORAL REFORM (tags)
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Election reform advocates planned to rally in Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, California, to push for changes in the nation's voting system and a "full investigation" of the 2000 presidential election.
Californians Get Shocked with Electricity Rate Increase (tags)
The California Public Utilities Commission, in a 3-2 vote, passed a rate hike of up to 47%
URGENT ACTION -- Tell Congresswoman Davis to Vote YES on the Biggert Amendment (tags)
ACTION NEEDED: U.S. Congresswoman Susan Davis is on the House Education Committee and is currently in opposition to the Biggert amendment because of unfounded fears that schools in San Diego will lose funding.
Who's Really Counting Our Votes? (tags)
"Those who cast the vote decide nothing; Those who count the vote decide everything." - Joseph Stalin
COUP WATCH: Right To Vote MIA In Courts, Media & Gore Campaign (tags)
Two crucial court decisions yesterday reinforced the marginal importance of the right to vote in American and Floridian law, while media coverage from Fox to Pacifica focused narrowly on Al Gore’s waning chances of becoming President, and totally ignored the beating being taken by the right to vote. This is what it looks like when the system “works.”
COUP WATCH: The Real Vote Count Summarized (tags)
Gore's true margin of victory could be 17,000 or more. Here's a summary of the votes not counted in the official total (and a few questionable ones that were counted) from various different Florida counties.
COUP WATCH: Real Vote Victims: Minorities (tags)
Juan Gonzales highlights a few of the many cases that show massive voting rights violations throughout the state of Florida that are still being ignored by corporate media and the political process. A brief excerpt from his NY Daily News Column, with link to original.
COUP WATCH: FBI To Probe More Minority Disenfranchisement (tags)
According to a report by the Sun-Sentinel, the FBI is investigating allegations that so-called “palm cards” were handed out to Haitians at Precinct 153 in Miami-Dade County that were presented as a vote for Gore, but gave Bush's number on the Miami-Dade ballot instead. It’s perhaps the most novel approach yet that the GOP has discovered to reach out to minority voters--and kidnap them.
YOUR STOLEN VOTE- THE MISSING PIECE OF THE PUZZLE (tags)
We are going to hand count our own recycled paper ballots. And it's going to take a good goddamned long time to count them, and we won't worry about making the seven o'clock news, because that's the only way we'll know it's fair. Come on, let's vote the bastards out!
COUP WATCH: NAACP Hearings On Violations of Black & Hispanic Voting Rights (tags)
While the corporate media retained a narrow focus on a very few issues, mostly in Palm Bqeach County, CSPAN broadcast NAACP hearings dealing with widespread violations of minority voting rights. Here’s what one political progressive who watched had to say about what she saw.
KLL YR LCTRL CLLG: Sign Ideas For Protesting The Bogus Vote (tags)
...just some sign ideas. please kick in more...
COUP WATCH: Cuba Offers To Send Election Observers If Revote Is Ordered (tags)
The Associated Press reports “Cuba's foreign minister said a new election in Florida would be a ‘reasonable’ way to resolve the disputed vote for U.S. president and offered to send observers to ensure fair balloting.”
COUP WATCH: County's Supervisor Election Day Memo Re Ballot Confusion (tags)
This Election Day memo, states "Please remind all voters coming in that they are to vote only for one (1) presidential candidate and that they are to punch the hole next to the arrow next to the number next to the candidate they wish to vote for." It was issued during the afternoon -- after many people had voted, but well before the impact was known. From Salon.com.
COUP WATCH: The Story At A Glance (tags)
The coporate media have done an excellent job of making something simple seem incredibly complex. But 3 simple graphs produced by Carnegie Mellon professor Greg D. Adams make the whole thing "perfectly clear." Just show them on national TV & Bush is history. But will they ever get there?
Urgent : something positive to do! (tags)
Urge Nader to take a stand for democracy and issue a statement to the Electoral College!
Challenging the Wealth Primary (tags)
Summary: There are moments in our nation's history when a tradition that we once thought constitutional becomes constitutional no more. The history of the right to vote in this country includes, in fact, a series of such moments. Today, we must face up to the newest voting-rights barrier: the "wealth primary"--a direct analogy of the racist all-white primaries of the past.
USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS (tags)
USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
what if Bush/Gore split the Electoral and Popular votes (tags)
chaos ensues inside the Republicrats camps?
A Totally New Way to Vote (tags)
The idea behind http://www.votepact.com allows dissatisfied Gore and Bush voters to make a pact in pairs and both cast their ballot for Nader (or any third party candidate). This way voters don't affect the balance between Gore and Bush, but give TWO additional votes to the third party candidate.
In response to:Voting Doesn't Create Social Change? Tell That To The Descendents (tags)
Although those amendments may have "changed" the status of slavery. voting by far was the least of all the factors that changed slavery. If not for social pressure the 13th 14th and 15th amendment would have not been in place. And even after passing these amendments many states did not recognize thier existence. Thus further social action had to be implemented at the grassroots level.
Voting doesnt create social change: but if it did, vote for bush (tags)
I am not voting either, however if i were to vote i may vote for bush. BUSH? WTF? yes bush. in the sense of furthering the movement bush is the best candidate (2nd to buchanan).
Voting Doesn't Create Social Change (tags)
First of all, I want to remind everybody that most anarchists don't vote. There are a few anarchists who do vote, but they do so for personal reasons. Voting, as most anarchists would argue, is a method to sanction the political system. If you are interested in regaining control over your life, you aren't going to waste your day voting for a candidates who aren't going to make any radical changes. Ralph Nader may be an excellent anti-corporate crusadr, but he is no anti-capitalist and certainly isn't an anti-statist.
A vote for Gore will throw election (tags)
If you vote for Gore, you are throwing the election to Bush/Gore and their billionaire friends. Friends of democracy planning to vote for Gore can swing this election to a win for democracy...
Nader LEADS in Time Poll…VOTE! (tags)
Nader now holds nearly 60% of the vote in an informal Time Magazine poll. Follow link to cast your vote.
what is democracy? (tags)
what is a democracy? an investigation into american representative democracy on the eve of another election.
U'wa commentary: Is a vote for Gore a vote for murder? (tags)
This is a commentary that will appear soon in my school's daily newspaper, The Daily Targum. I encourage you to republish all or parts of it, with or without accrediting me.
Colombia. Gore's death squads kill 3 U'wa. ALERTS. MOBILIZATION. Worldwide actio (tags)
Clinton/Gore's drug-war death squads working overtime in Colombia. Even though the Republican right pushed hardest for the military aid to Colombia, the Gore info below shows why "lesser of evils" voting is a wasted vote in the US corporate regime. PUBLIC OPINION RULES IN THE END. Pass this on, vote Nader, and get ready for the death squads in America.
Twelve Ways to Democratize the U.S. Political System: Second (tags)
Twelve Ways to Democratize the U.S. Political System: Second Abolish the electoral college.
Twelve Ways to Democratize the U.S. Political System: Fifth (tags)
Twelve Ways to Democratize the U.S. Political System: Fifth Institute proportional representation & instant runoff procedures.
TUCSON DNC SOLIDARITY PROTEST (tags)
ARIZONA-SONORA JUSTICE ALLIANCE TUCSON ACTION 8.16
How much is your vote worth? (tags)
Apparently it's now possible to actually *sell* your vote to a special interest.
Tucson protests the DNC (tags)
Solidarity Protest in Tucson attracts activists and police, but not press.
There's An Alternative - Green Party & Nader (tags)
Vote Green! Nader and LaDuke in 2000! (tags)
Complete Text of Granny D's Santa Monica beach party speech (tags)
Granny D. -- who walked across the United States to demonstrate her suport of campaign finance reform -- calls on those concerned with justice to "vote their hearts."
KPFA let-down... a brief report on today's show broadcast from LA (tags)
a couple fleeting observations on radio situation
Values That Count (tags)
Gore Concedes Progressive Vote to Ralph Nader (tags)
Al Gore announces centrist vice-presidential running mate Joseph Lieberman, and concedes the progressive vote to Green Party candidate Ralph Nader.