Month: May 2012

  • Help Expose Big Campaign Money!

    The California DISCLOSE Act San Diego Kickoff for AB 1648 The Club recently endorsed support for the Disclose Act that seeks to mandate clear and prominent disclosure of who is behind political TV, radio, print, and slate mailer ads, on the ads themselves. In California AB 1648 will stop special interests from hiding behind fake committee…

  • MoveOn Members Overwhelmingly Endorse Lori Soldaña for 52nd District

    MoveOn and its seven million progressive members nationwide have endorsed Lori Saldaña! Here’s the e-mail the MoveOn team sent out to their members: The results are in: MoveOn members in California’s new 52nd Congressional District voted overwhelmingly to endorse Lori Saldaña in the primary for the U.S. House.

  • Howard Dean to host San Diego fundraiser for Lori Soldaña

    Presidential candidate and former head of the Democratic National Committee, Governor Howard Dean, will be in San Diego in May to host a fundraiser for Lori Saldaña. Lori, who is running for the 52nd Congressional District, was named one of the “Dean Dozen” during her successful 2004 campaign for the California Assembly.

  • How Do Progressive Political Activists Handle Really Bad News?

    Of necessity, this article is the personal opinion of the newsletter editor. Other expressions of Democratic opinion are not only welcome but encouraged for inclusion on the Club’s website. On April 3, 2012, Gordon Brown, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2007 to 2010, spoke at one of the most politically liberal…

  • When All The Political Clamor Momentarily Stops

    When all the rallies are over, when all the polls are taken, when Democrats momentarily pause from promoting their favorite candidate, there is a bottom line to the 2012 campaign season. And that is that the Republican Party is determined to destroy both Medicare and Social Security. Mitt Romney turned age 65 on March 12,…