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A Case Against Hillary Clinton, Candidate Of Endless War
More hawkish than Obama, more willing to murder prisoners than her husband, a tyrant who woudl force parents to submit their chidlren to toxic vaccines, Clinton is tied to the military industrial complex
Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 11:02AM
Puerto Rico Debt Bill Heads for Full House Vote
The House Committee on Natural Resources voted 29-10 to approve Puerto Rico debt legislation for consideration by the full House of Representatives.
Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 10:55AM
Mathews Council Crushes Handicraft Vendors; Freedom SleepOut #46 Soldiers On
Last chance to make a cry of outrage at the City Council'slaw to outlaw all handicraft vending in the downtown and wharf-beachfront areas. Follow-up by saying no to a cop-heavy budget (social services take up less than 3% of the budget compared to police & rangers (42%). Finally the Food-Not-Bombs supported Freedom Sleepers will resume their principled civil disobedience on the sidewalk and city hall courtyard that night for the 46th week.
Posted: Tue May 24, 2016 12:58PM
Mike Rotkin Addresses ACLU Board Concerns About Bus Route Reduction
Increased Federal Funding and Gas Tax Will Help Balance the Transit System Budget
Posted: Fri May 20, 2016 7:07PM
House Passes Most Environmentally Destructive Defense Authorization Act in History
WASHINGTON, May 18, 2016 — In a partisan vote today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, which, if enacted into law, would gut protections for several endangered species, including the American burying beetle and lesser prairie chicken, and remove the Clean Water Act’s ability to control destructive invasive species. The must-pass legislation now moves to the Senate for further consideration.
Posted: Thu May 19, 2016 5:20PM
House Releases New Puerto Rico Debt Legislation
Representative Sean Duffy (R-WI) introduced the latest version of legislation to help resolve Puerto Rico's financial crisis.
Posted: Thu May 19, 2016 1:52PM
US Encirclement of Russia Accelerates; 5/23/16 Voter Reg Deadline for 6/7/16 Election
NATO/US are escalating their encirclement of Russia, the biggest mineral prize of all. See NATO Announces War Policy Against Russia. Chilling Scenario of Encirclement by Eric Zuesse, 5/18/16 at http://www.globalresearch.ca/nato-announces-war-policy-against-russia-chilling-scenario-of-encirclement/5526014
Posted: Wed May 18, 2016 9:10PM
Court unanimously sides with farmworkers and employers against government secrecy
Farmworkers and their employer won a victory against government secrecy last week. A California appeals court unanimously ruled that a state law that created secret hearings for government-sponsored imposition of employment contracts on farmworkers. In this case, the workers and their employer worked together, along with top First Amendment groups, to strike down the law.
Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 2:56PM
Stupid Bowl 50 Police State Cost Taxpayers $11.6 Million for 0 Benefit
On May 9, 2016, the San Francisco Controller’s Office issued a report itemizing how the San Francisco Democratic Party spent $11.6 million of our tax dollars on the 4 block Stupid Bowl 50 ...
Posted: Wed May 11, 2016 8:43AM
NPP California voters may need to re-register for Presidential Primary
This year "no-party preference" (NPP) voters can only participate in the following Presidential party ballots without having to re-register: Democratic, American Independent, and Libertarian. You will have to request one of those ballots. If you want to vote in the Presidential Primary as a Green, Peace & Freedom Party, or Republican party member, you must re-register by May 23, 2016, so you are eligible to vote for one of these presidential candidates.
Posted: Tue May 10, 2016 5:29PM
An Anarchist Take on the Trump Campaign
As of this writing, there is no obvious path to the White House for Donald Trump. As Harry Enten recently pointed out, Trump's strong unfavorability rating (not his unfavorability rating, his strong unfavorability rating) stands at 53%, a full 16 points ahead of Hillary Clinton's heroic-in-its-own-right 37%. While some combination of electoral fraud and liberal third party candidate could conceivably send Trump to the Oval Office, if the election were to be held today he would lose.
Posted: Tue May 10, 2016 5:26PM
Slickest con man
As Donald Trump virtually clinches the Republican presidential nomination after Senator Ted Cruz suspends his campaign following a devastating defeat in the Indiana primary.
Posted: Fri May 6, 2016 12:38PM
TTIP and CETA Must Be Prevented
Under TTIP, TPP and TiSA, corporations can sue states for lost profits. The German Judges Union calls additional protection of foreign investors "nonsense" that undermines democracy and the constitutional state and could lead to an avalanche of lawsuits and the chilling of labor and environmental protection. Jonas Sjostedt is the chairperson of the Swedish Left Party.
Posted: Thu May 5, 2016 11:53AM
Oil Industry Continues Efforts to “Buy” California’s Electoral System
Environmental Groups Condemn Big Oil’s Activity in Two Key Legislative Races
Posted: Wed May 4, 2016 3:01PM
No Party Preference Voters Allowed To Participate In California Election Preliminaries
California has semi-closed preliminaries. Only Democratic and No Party Preference voters can vote for democratic candidates and only registered Republican voters can vote for republican candidates.
Posted: Wed May 4, 2016 12:25PM
Sanders Supports Targeted Kill List & US Troops in Syria; Cal Campaign News
Democrats' Warmonger Sheepdog Bernie Sanders claims the US targeted assassination list is legal, a lie, and supports US troops in Syria. See Bernie Sanders Says US 'Kill List' Legal, Backs Troops in Syria, 4/26/16 at http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Bernie-Sanders-Says-US-Kill-List-Legal-Backs-Troops-in-Syria-20160426-0017.html.
Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 8:04PM
Eminent Domain for the Gardeners
Progressive Council Could Support Civil Action
Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 11:05AM
Religious Coalition Organizes National "Call Congress" Day on Puerto Rico Legislation
A religious development group is organizing thousands of calls to Congress on Wednesday, April 27 to urge action on Puerto Rico's debt crisis.
Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2016 12:18PM
The Socialist Equality Party Announces 2016 Candidates
The Socialist Equality Party has selected Jerry White as its presidential candidate and Niles Niemuth as its vice-presidential candidate in the 2016 elections. White and Niemuth will run on a socialist, anti-war and anti-capitalist program in the interests of the working class in the United States and around the world.
Posted: Fri Apr 22, 2016 12:09AM
House Republicans Convene to Discuss Puerto Rico Legislation
Speaker Paul Ryan is holding a special meeting with Republicans to discuss the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA). Ahead of the Republican special session, the religious development group Jubilee USA sent a letter from its executive director advocating passage with key changes.
Posted: Fri Apr 15, 2016 7:37AM