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Letter: Support Proportional Representation for the California State Legislature (tags)
Letter to California State Legislature, asking to change our electoral system for the state legislature to elections by proportional representation.
State Legislature is where it's at (tags)
I got this bit of self-promoting spam in my mailbox, and it's a good example of a few things I want to tell my Greens.
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.
USA: Human Rights Activist Ordered to Six Months of Jail (tags)
The case of Ed Frey is reminiscent of an earlier Santa Cruz case where Sandy Loranger did time in jail for feeding the homeless soup. When the judge offered her counseling instead of jail Sandy Loranger replied, "If feeding my fellow man is a crime, I am beyond rehabilitation."
Free Gary Johnson! Homelessness in California is now punishable by a year in jail. (tags)
Free Gary Johnson! Overturn the Convictions of Ed Frey, Arthur Bishoff, Collette Connolly! Hands Off Christopher Doyon! End Laws making it Illegal for the Homeless to Sleep at Night! Seize Housing From the Banks for those Who Need Housing! For a Nation Wide Jobs Program Building Housing for All!
Green U.S. Senate Candidate Warns Immigrant Rights Supporters to 'Beware of the Democrats' (tags)
"Last year, President Obama appointed Janet Napolitano to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. When Napolitano was Democratic Governor of Arizona, she was a close ally of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and lobbied the Bush administration on his behalf to give his army of deputies the power to arrest undocumented workers under provisions of 287(g).
California Budget Crisis (tags)
A petition to Governor Schwarzenegger and State Legislature regarding the California budget crisis
California Showing No Signs of Economic Recovery (tags)
It is important to note that most of California’s economic woes have less to do with the national recession; California has a leadership problem in Sacramento. Under the leadership of Governor Schwarzenegger, California’s economy has been suffering a continuous decline. Governor Schwarzenegger and the California Legislature have led California into a sea of red ink and have protected special interested groups over the public’s interest.
People Reject Sacramento "Solutions" -- Real Solutions Needed (tags)
On Tuesday, May 19, 2009, the people of the State of California sent a strong rebuke to the Governor and State Legislature. Propositions 1A through 1E were defeated.
The Angola Three: Torture in Our Own Backyard (in Spanish and English) (tags)
They were framed for murder after organizing a Black Panther Party prison chapter at the infamous Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. Together, Herman Wallace, Robert King, and Albert Woodfox have spent more than 100 years in solitary confinement.
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.
Will Bailout Minimize FBI Investigation Who Might Have Sold Fraudulent Loans/Securities? (tags)
Some lenders might have lowered their “own mortgage borrowers’ home values” by continuing to make sup-prime loans to unqualified borrowers in their community—after having “knowledge” the community had high numbers of mortgage defaults and foreclosures.
NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST (tags)
It was Mr. Obama who seemed more aligned with President Bush's current policy of authorizing American special forces to cross the Afghan-Pakistan border into Pakistan's tribal areas that Al Qaeda and the Taliban have used as a sanctuary.
Cal Prop & P&F & Green Results with 88% Precincts Reporting (tags)
With 88% of California precincts reporting, we have the usual reactionary election results of a minority of the population, mostly not the workingclass, voting for gambling. Peace & Freedom Party and the Greens need to register millions of the workingclass if we are to see better election results.
New Constitution for United states (tags)
The old one was just a scrap of paper, anyway.
THE GREAT GOLD HEIST (tags)
Feinstein: "The Modern Jesse James" (tags)
review The Desert Wilderness Protection Act
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.
THREE STATES to vote on forwarding REAL impeachment bills that require US House votes (tags)
author: Constitutionalist ....your own state's legislators can introduce Impeachment Proceedings against Bush immediately as a State Legislature Joint Resolution, that then goes on to be a preferred bill, meaning that it automatically takes precedence over all other bills then in Congress!
The Solution to the Gasoline Crisis and Other Problems (tags)
An article which discusses the current gasoline crisis and proposes a solution within the context of what is politically possible in California. Incorporates quotes and statistics provided by the California Energy Commission and the BP Statistical Review of World Energy.
Teachers and their union fight for public education (tags)
CHICAGO – Children’s paintings hang on the walls in the lobby of the Chicago Teachers Union office. It’s comforting for parents to see schoolkids’ artwork framed and on display.
Labor leads coalition to victory over corporate ‘drug lords’ (tags)
CLEVELAND – Back in the year 2000, few people in Ohio believed a prescription drug bill with real benefits could be passed, not with a right-wing controlled State Legislature.
Nation resounds to call: Repeal the Patriot Act (tags)
WASHINGTON – A crowd of 3,000 people at Constitution Hall, Nov. 9, erupted in cheers when Al Gore called for repeal of the Patriot Act to stop George W. Bush’s assault on the Bill of Rights.
[gangbox] LIFE IS CHEAP..BUT CONSTRUCTION DELAYS ARE EXPENSIVE (tags)
LIFE IS CHEAP...BUT CONSTRUCTION DELAYS ARE EXPENSIVE..or, why construction continues to be such a hazardous industry to work in..
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
ACLU Marks Independence Day With New Report On Main Street Movement To Protect Civil Liber (tags)
WASHINGTON – On the eve of this year’s Independence Day celebrations, the American Civil Liberties Union today released a new report documenting the ongoing grassroots movement in the United States to pass local community resolutions rejecting government policies that go beyond fighting terrorism and stray into the suppression of basic constitutional rights.
The Price They Paid (tags)
Have you ever wondered what happened to the Men who signed the Declaration of Independence? What price they paid to secure the "Blessings of Liberty"?
Tenants Are Taking Charge in California (tags)
A new movement is building across the state of California in response to one of the most severe housing crises in the Country.
Constitutional Limits of the Supreme Court (tags)
As a Constitutional scholar I became curious to see what role the Supreme Court would play in this election. I was stunned by the Court's activism in its recent decision to halt the manual recount of votes in Florida, so I decided to check up on the legitimacy of the Supreme Court to rule on political disputes. What I found was an obscure decision from 1849, in the case of Luther v. Borden.