Tag Archives: san diego

Richard Rider’s Old Editorial Rebuts U-T San Diego’s Editorial about Initiative System


Richard Rider of San Diego didn’t have to come up with a new rant after he read an editorial today in U-T San Diego . He just had to go through his archives to find one that’s still appropriate.

The editorial predicts only trouble for California after the number of signatures needed to qualify initiatives was reduced substantially after last month’s low voter turnout:

Activists are reportedly salivating at the prospect of propositions to extend the “temporary” tax increases approved in 2012, increase other taxes, weaken Proposition 13, legalize recreational marijuana and increase the minimum wage.

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icPurple SuperPAC Looks to Spend Major Money Backing Viable Independent Candidates

Ted Waitt is the founder of Gateway and a notable Independent who has created the icPurple SuperPAC in an effort to help fund Independent political campaigns which are winnable. He has seeded the organization with $300,000 to start running ads in some key races for Independent candidates.

A new SuperPAC has been formed to support independent candidates around the country, including Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher’s for San Diego mayor and Chad Condit’s bid for Congress. 

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PSL San Diego supports ‘March for the Liberation of the People’

Irvin Pachuca at Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSLweb.org):

On Jan. 22, students, teachers and other workers came together and raised their voices in a march as part of a month-long series of events known as “Enero Zapatista”—a commemoration of the Ejercito Zapatista de Liberacion Nacional uprising 17 years ago this January in Chiapas, Mexico.… Read more ...

Party for Socialism and Liberation organizes San Diego rally against Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids


By: Abel Macias

Say no to detentions and deportations!

On Nov. 5, as workers were coming home from work, they came across a rally of over 150 students, youth and workers who were demanding an end to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids in their community.

The Party for Socialism and Liberation had called for the rally after a young student shared her experience at a PSL class on socialism.… Read more ...

Chelene Nightingale Receives the Endorsement of Former Congressman Tom Tancredo

Chelene Nightingale, a candidate for Governor of California under the banner of the American Independent Party, spent the weekend campaigning at the California Eagle Forum, which was held in San Diego with over 350 attendees. The Eagle Forum is an organization of non-partisan conservatives headed by Phyllis Schlafly. This article describes the event’s happenings:

Also attending and speaking at the Conservative forum were California Senatorial candidate Chuck DeVore, local San Diego sheriff candidate Jay LaSuer and two gubernatorial candidates – independent Chelene Nightingale and Republican Larry Naritelli, who both resonated with the conservative crowd more than the two leading contenders; billionaire Republicans Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner.

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San Diego activist urges Greens to create ‘radical, populist movement’

San Diego Green Party activist Rocky Neptun has issued a 2,200-word “Open Challenge to San Diego Green Party Members“. He writes in part, “I challenge you to forget our nice yuppie environmentalist image, John Muir in Birkenstocks, put away those pretensious (sic) Phd. monikers and all that rhetorical chatter, and get down-right scrappy.… Read more ...

LNC binder and agenda inclusion process

An LNC member who has asked to remain anonymous explains,

There is no “policy” (on what is included in the LNC binder which committee members and interested members of the gallery receive at LNC meetings), or at least not a policy that is followed fairly.

******* sent The Libertarian Temperament versus the Anarchist Temperament by John Hospers to the list and it was included without any request on the part of the LNC member that sent it to the list, yet things that we specifically requested be included were not.

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David Nolan’s resolution condemning the Barr campaign

The following resolution was considered and rejected by the LNC in San Diego. During the live reporting of the event, the question came up from at least one of our readers what the resolution under discussion was, and I incorrectly determined that what was being discussed was another document that we had already previously posted (LNC resolution for the suspension of Bill Redpath).… Read more ...

LNC Meeting agenda change

Meeting start time moved to 8 AM

Source: http://lncregion7.blogspot.com/2008/11/lnc-agenda-update.html

See also:

LNC attorney Bill Hall is tired of in-fighting and second guessing of his opinions

LNC financial package 2008

Stephen Meier: Open letter to the LNC

Days to release LNC meeting minutes: 81

LNC meeting agenda

Libertarian Party Platform Committee applicants

George Donnelly: 5 Questions for LNC members about executive session

Preliminary version of official minutes from controversial September LNC meeting released

Libertarian National Committee to meet in San Diego, December 6-7

George Phillies: In Defense of Angela Keaton

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Libertarian National Committee to meet in San Diego, December 6-7


Here are the details for the LNC Board Meeting 12/6-12/7 in San Diego CA:

The location is the
Town and Country Resort
500 Hotel Circle North
San Diego, CA 92108

To make a reservation, please call 800-772-8527 & ask for the $99 special “Libertarian National Committee” Room Rate (effective 12/3-12/9).

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Nader/Gonzalez event schedule: West Virginia, Pennsylvania, California

Posted at http://www.votenader.org/events/

Sept. 24th, 2pm
Nader/Gonzalez Rally
Morgantown, WV
West Virginia University, “Gluck Theater”, Mountain Lair Student Union
Suggested Contribution: $10/ $5 students
(312) 208-4687 or events@votenader.org

Sept. 24th, 7:30pm
Nader/Gonzalez Rally
Pittsburgh, PA
University of Pittsburgh, David Lawrence Hall, Room # 120
Suggested Contribution:$10/ $5 students
(504) 319-9312 or events@votenader.org

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