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Obama & Eliz Warren Opposed To Bernie Sanders in Ohio Gov Race (tags)

2 powerful and ethical Democratic candidates are running for Ohio governor against an executioner and Iraq war voter Republican

Radio Spots Focus on Puerto Rico Crisis Ahead of Sunshine State Presidential Primary (tags)

A religious development organization is running radio spots focused on resolving Puerto Rico's debt crisis on 238 stations across Florida.

TTIP: A Charter for Deregulation, an Attack on Jobs and an End to Democracy (tags)

The parallel private 3-judge arbitration courts could be used by fracking, nuclear and cigarette companies to sue for lost profits. Laws and regulations in the public interest could be decried as indirect expropriations. A "regulatory chill" will deter communities by fear of lawsuits.

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

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

Un-Millionaire Presidential Campaign House Party (tags)

Durham, a Harlem based workers’ rights advocate, internationalist, and gay liberation pioneer, is on tour in advance of California’s June 5 primary where he is on the Peace and Freedom party ballot.

Freedom Socialist Candidate for U.S. President tours California in April (tags)

Stephen Durham, who is vying for the Peace and Freedom Party (PFP) nomination in the California June presidential primary, will campaign in the state from April 12 to May 2. He will speak at several public appearances in and around LA between April 20 and May 2.

SECRETARY OF STATE LIST OF PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES CALLED "UNLAWFUL" (tags)

February 8, 2012 California Secretary of State Debra Bowen has given no explanation to the party's state chair for omitting two of the four presidential candidates in the Peace and Freedom Party from the primary ballot. Peace and Freedom Party State Chair C.T. Weber of Sacramento calls the omission "unlawful," and the omitted candidates are protesting the decision.

BTL:In 2012 GOP Primary Campaign, "Racist Dog Whistle" Sounds Like a Bullhorn (tags)

Interview with Kevin Alexander Gray, writer and activist, conducted by Scott Harris

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

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

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

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

Why Prop. 14 is so darn bad (tags)

Vote no on Prop. 14

Prop 14 Bait and Switch (tags)

Arguments against Proposition 14 on California's June 8th primary ballot

Green Party U.S. Senate Candidate Says Prop 14 is a “Power Grab” by Big Business Interests (tags)

Prop 14 is an attempt by big business interests to consolidate their stranglehold over elections under the guise of “reform.”

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

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.

Medical Marijuana Caregiver Convicted of Drug Dealing (tags)

Until May 28, 2008 John Ottombrino was just another yoga and massage teacher, giving lessons and alternative health information from his home in Kearny Mesa. Then police broke in his door and arrested him for cultivation of marijuana and possession with intent to sell. Though he was growing it for three medical marijuana patients and had letters from their doctors proving it, the cops ignored that evidence — and so did the judge at his trial, who wouldn't let him introduce evidence that he was providing caregiving services for his clients.

Speaks About God (tags)

The spirit, Seth, began to transmit metaphysical information to Jane Roberts and her husband during the late 1960s. Many books containing Seth's wisdom have been published and translated into many foreign languages. Millions of copies

This civilization is rotten to the core (tags)

The Vatican and its primary cohorts are the secret rulers of Planet Earth and their primary tools of governance are secrecy and the deceptive triangle formed by money, religion, and politics. It is beyond obvious that monetary, religious, and political leaders will never solve humanity’s persistent problems. To do so would free you from their deceptions and put them out of work…

Rahm Emanuel: Face of Change? (tags)

A formal announcement by Obama of his chief-of-staff pick is expected this week. The name of former South Dakota Senator Tom Daschle, an early and ardent Obama backer, has long been high of the list of prospects. So, too, has that of Emanuel, although his divided loyalties--he was a close friend of Bill and Hillary Clinton and a congressman from Obama's hometown of Chicago--sidelined him during the Democratic primary campaign season.

4 Fascist Initiatives on Cal Nov Ballot; Need to Ban June Elections (tags)

With 21 weeks to go to the November presidential election, we now have 4 fascist initiatives on the November ballot which could pass as the Republicans will vote, unlike this June election, when enough Republicans stayed home and enough tenants voted to prevent the repeal of rent control that was Prop 98.

June Cal Ballot: No on 98; Yes on 99 to Save Rent Control (tags)

The fight to save the homes of millions of the workingclass in California will be on the June ballot, namely opposing Prop 98 and supporting Prop 99 to save rent control. Since the June primary will be a low voter turnout election, we need every supporter of rent control to vote in the June primary, No on 98 and Yes on 99. This is literally a matter of life and death for renters as we will be homeless if we do not have rent control.

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.

LA Greens recommendations for Feb. 5 Election (tags)

Recommendations for the Feb. 5, 2008 Primary Ballot by the Los Angeles Greens, include a detailed analysis by the Alameda County Greens and the GPCA Green Focus publication PDF.

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

Bradley Whitford Partners with Courage Campaign (tags)

Bradley Whitford ("The West Wing") premieres YouTube video condemning the "Dirty Trick Initiative" in California

GM Food Producers Put USDA in Their Pocket (tags)

The primary intent of this passage is to deny local or state rights to regulate genetically engineered crops or food.

Hillary Clinton backs public funding for federal (tags)

JEFFREY GOLD The Associated Press ELIZABETH, N.J. - Although her presidential fundraising efforts have been record-setting, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., on Monday backed public funding for federal candidates. www.YouTubePolitics.Org

Hillary Clinton Sets Fundraising Record (tags)

WASHINGTON - Two Democratic presidential candidates broke previous fundraising records during the first three months of the year, with Sen.Hillary Rodham Clinton setting a high bar of $26 million in new contributions for the quarter.

A Brief Field Guide to Moles N Trolls @ IMC LA (tags)

From Frothing loonies to Reasonable Persuaders. ( and why they turn into Frothing Loonies ) in a short order.

BTL:Lamont Primary Victory Over Connecticut's US Sen Lieberman Shockwaves... (tags)

...through American Party Politics ~ Interview with Jacob Hacker, Yale University professor of political science, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

Lieberman’s defeat and the state of American politics (tags)

The response of Connecticut Senator Joseph Lieberman and the Democratic Party leadership to Lieberman’s defeat in Tuesday’s Democratic primary election says a great deal about the politics of the Democratic Party and the state of American politics as a whole.

Pro-Israel Donors Rally For Joe, as Left Takes Aim (tags)

What is insidious about the two pro-Israel PACs mentioned. They don't reveal what they stand for in their names and both PACs are from outside of Connecticut. It is the policy of pro-Israel PACs across the country to only contribute money to politicians outside of their respective states based solely on a candidate's position on Israel. In other words, these Israel-Firsters, for they are nothing less than that, have made a policy decision that the welfare of Israel should have a higher priority than the desires of the voters in the states where they funnel their contributions. No dual-loyalty problem for these guys.

BTL:Ned Lamont Forces Aug. 8 Primary Against Conn.'s Sen. Joseph Lieberman (tags)

Interview with Ned Lamont, candidate challenging U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman, D-Conn., conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Korean Troops Occupy Village for US Base Expansion (tags)

For three days, 1,000's of protestors have clashed with police and soldiers in a resistance to a U.S. base expansion. The expansion of Camp Humphreys (K-6) is part of the United States' Global Posture Review, following the agenda of the Project for a New American Century (PNAC), and implemented by the Bush Administration to consolidate its military hegemony over Northeast Asia.

Democrats, Like Cheney, Are Shooting Their Own (tags)

Cheney can’t tell a quail from a Republican, which may be understandable from an intellectual point of view, but the Democratic Party’s killing off of progressive Congressional candidates is something more treacherous: suicide.

The Real Problem with a Pandemic in the US (tags)

The collapse of public health care through decades of deliberate neglect in the U.S. makes the country as vulnerable to a flu pandemic as any bottom tier third world country, and it may be too late to do anything about that.

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. . .

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.

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.

ANALYSIS OF TODAYS HEARINGS (tags)

As the world's leading terrorism, aunty terrorism, and counter-terrorism expert I would like to offer my analysis of today's 911 hearings. It is beggining to look like an act of sabotage was invited to the US to inspire an invasion of Iraq.

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.

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.

The Primary Function Road Show part 1 (tags)

On December 13th 2003 I began a journey to find and expose the broad based, loosen knit, grassroots coalition that is the Dennis Kucinich for President movement.

Celebrate Panamanian Day of the Martyrs (tags)

January 9th thru 13th marks the 40th Day of the Martyrs, since the national anti-imperialist revolts that swept the country in 1964. Celebrate in solidarity with a publicly-burned flag or effigy.

BTL:Former Rep. Cynthia McKinney Pursues Lawsuit Against... (tags)

...Georgia's Open Primary System. Interview with Cynthia McKinney, Georgia congresswoman, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Kookcinich gets a big fat zero from South Carolina Democrats (tags)

Looks like Dennis "Seabiscuit" Kookcinich is having some problems getting out of the starting gate.

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

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

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett for President? Some Green Party voters say "Yes&q (tags)

Moveon.org's primary was yet another attempt to marginalize the Green Party. Here is your chance to participate in a Green primary.

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.

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?

INTERNET ACTIVIST NETWORK IN NY EVICTED FROM BY DOW, VERIO (tags)

Bowing to pressure from the Dow Chemical Corporation, the internet company Verio has booted the activist-oriented Thing.net from the Web.

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.

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.

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