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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.
Health Advocate McGuire Speaks Out for Single-Payer (tags)
Andrew McGuire, who's been active in grass-roots health campaigns for over 35 years, came to San Diego May 7 to speak at the First Unitarian-Universalist Church as part of his campaign to get a single-payer health care system enacted and operating in California. McGuire was eloquent about the "immoral, demeaning and lethal" health care system the U.S. has now, and the political pressures making reform impossible at the federal level,but even some progressives in his audience were concerned about details in the plan he was promoting.
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.
Lloyd Levine Takes Hypocrisy to New Highs in Latest Anti-Pavley Mailer entitled "Inte (tags)
Today's Mailer Gives California District 23 Voters Fed Up With Both State Senate Candidates More Reasons to be Fed Up
Senate Candidate Fran Pavley Upsets Supporters with Code Words in Health Care Mailer (tags)
Fran Pavley's Health Care Mailer included a photo of her with progressive State Senator Sheila Kuehl and identified Kuehl as author of the vetoed single payer Universal Health Act, SB 840. However, not only did Pavley not endorse Kuehl's bill in the mailer, she included code words accepting the role of private insurance and opposing single payer and the economies of it.
23rd Senate District Candidate Fran Pavley Sweeps Fire Fighter Endorsements (tags)
Firefighters support Fran Pavley over Lloyd Levine.
Health Care for Everyone is Possible in California (tags)
Angelenos demand health care reform as the current insurance system denies life-saving treatment
Bad Solutions to Health Care Problem (tags)
The topic of just what is Big Insurance is too often left out of Health Care debates.
Gay / Lesbian / Bisexual / Transgender community awaits Supreme Court ruling (tags)
In the land of the free, what business does the government have in your bedroom? Can gay celibacy be imposed by law? Supreme court to decide Texas Sodomy case. GLBT community prepares to celebrate or protest.