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.
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.
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 ...
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, 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.
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 ...
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