Tim Steed

Why I am Supporting Barack Obama

Up until this week I was a proud supporter of Fmr. Senator John Edwards.  His commitment to economic justice and organized labor was paramount in that decision.  This week John Edwards concluded his quest for the White House.  I have decided to support one of the remaining candidates on the Democratic side.  The only candidate…

Young Democrats – The Face of Prop 92

First, I big shout out to OCYD, the first Young Democrat organization to endorse Proposition 92.  This weekend in Anaheim, I addressed the California Democratic Executive Board delegation in Anaheim and was the strongest voice addressing the general session in support of Proposition 92 – the Community College Initiative (on the February 5th ballot), taking a public…

CYD Tells Arnold to Stop Fiddling While CA Burns

By Kevin Yamamura – Bee Capitol Bureau Published 12:00 am PDT Wednesday, June 27, 2007 Story appeared in MAIN NEWS section, Page A3 Stacy Berger, right, and Chris Chafee of California Young Democrats deliver postcards to the governor’s office criticizing him for traveling to Europe during budget talks and the Tahoe wildfire. Sacramento Bee/Lezlie Sterling…

The Margin of Victory? You Better Believe It!

Being a leader in the Young Democrats for the past 6 years (wow, it’s been that long?) I have been preaching the gospel that if you invest in Young people, you will win.  Today, I received this from John G. Vigna, the CYD Political Director.  It is a report put out by Young Voter Strategies and George…