Tag Archive for California Democratic Party

End California’s Hostage Crisis

On this morning’s radio talk shows, following the early morning passage of California’s budget, Democratic legislators have finally taken up the political fight against the Republicans and are urging revision of the state’s dysfunctional budget process. This is a budget the GOP can be proud of, because it’s a profoundly conservative budget. Because they hold a conservative veto over it. And they get the best of both worlds – they don’t have to vote for the budget en masse so they don’t have to own it. In short, the hijacking worked. This is the most important issue facing California – and it’s time for a change.

Let California Fail

Since the proposed budget is bad (too many cuts in the wrong places), why should Democrats support it? Why isn’t the state Democratic Party telling the voters that this disaster has been caused by the Republicans? Why are the Democrats not seizing the ideological moment by calling this budget disaster a Republican disaster? We ought to insist now on a budget that is fair — and if that fails, we ought to go to the voters and tell them that the Republicans have caused their state government to fail.
Only then will we have the chance to get real change in California.

Four Obama Inspired Lessons for California Democrats

By Michael D. Fox/The Moving Target Contributing Writer The Obama campaign should serve as a master class in winning elections for Democrats.  Unfortunately, not enough California Democrats are playing attention to the Obama campaign’s most important lessons. As the effects of the state’s budget crisis and the nation’s economic meltdown hit more and more California…

Harvey Milk Stonewall Democrats Launch!

Here’s a very special message from Yours Truly and a special someone else that I’d like for you to meet. I hope you check out our new club, and you stay tuned to find out about our upcoming actions. Thanks. The Time for Change Is Here! On Tuesday, we inaugurated Barack Obama as the 44th…

Don’t Forget to Take Charge of YOUR Democratic Party!

In case you haven’t heard, the California Democratic Party Delegate Selection Caucuses will occur on the weekend of January 10-11, 2009. So if one of your New Year’s Resolutions will be to get more involved, here’s a good start to fulfilling that. The CDP has a full list of meetings for each Assembly District, including…

I met my Superdelegates in San Francisco

After my trip to Hollywood, I suppose it is only appropriate that I journey to ‘Gay Mecca’, the great city of San Francisco. Actually just the hotel just outside of the airport. Fri. 6/13/2008 To allow my spouse to take me to the airport, I missed the speed dating, er, campaigning of some 60 party…

Guess This Quote…

Really. I dare you to guess it… “It’s good theater… I can’t remember a local legislative race that went this negative, this early.” I bet you can’t guess the right answer before following the linky. Believe it or not, the Republicans are getting themselves into a big mess all over the county. Sometimes, we need…