Chris Prevatt

Breaking News: Police Fire Rubber Bullets and Tear Gas into Peaceful LA Crowd

BLOGGED BY Brad Friedman / The BradBlog.com ON 5/1/2007 11:55PM  BREAKING: Police Fire Rubber Bullets, Tear Gas into Crowd at Los Angeles Immigration Rally LAPD Chief Claims ‘Elements of the Crowd’ Threw Projectiles at Police in Riot Gear, News Reports Say the Rally Had Been Peaceful. National Coordinators Call for Independent Investigation, Further Information from those at…

May Day Demonstrations Part 2

I got kicked out of my office, along with all other Health Care Agency workers because administrators wanted th be shure of our safety because of the rally going on in the Plaza of the Flags. I couldn’t resist, and had to stroll over to see what was going on.  I found close to 1,000…

King George Stops Funding for Troops

President Bush has just vetoed a $124 billion war funding bill recently fassed by the House and Senate. His failure to sign the funding bill effectvely leaves our troops stranded in Iraq without the money and resources they need. So much for his assurances that he supports the men and women of our armed services.…

May Day Demonstratons in TheOC

NOTHING LIKE LAST YEAR.   Last year there were hundreds, if not thousands of demonstrators protesting in the Santa Ana Civic Center area. Not this year. I estimate about 60 pro-immigrant protesters and about 20 counter demonstrators. The law enforcement presence was almost as great. I think it s Lupe Moreno in one of the…

Edwards Wins The Weekend In San Diego

As a matter of full disclosure, I am supporting John Edwards for President in 2008. Martin Wisckol of the Orange County Register has a gret story in his column today, that pretty much reflects how I feel about the convention and John Edwards. Mixed message The former Senator shows his potential for moving up in presidential…

Convention Follow-up

I’m working on more analysis of the convention speeches but I think in the mean time it may work better, since the convention is now over, to simply provide you with links to audio and video of the individual candidate speeches as they become available.  I will also provide some links to other blog commentary and…

More from the Convention floor

Of Resolutions and Politics Sitting here in the Resolutions Committee meeting where the final decision on which of more than 30 Resolutions will make it to the floor as one of the 10 that will be decided upon tomorrow. There has been significant discussion on the floor today around three resolutions. one is regarding a…