Tag Archive for democracy

Tonite: Drinking Liberally Santa Ana – An Anti-Tea Party

As we do every week, tonight we hold our Drinking Liberally gathering in Santa Ana. In response to the rallies of people across the country who have been fooled, by an astro-turf movement created by corporate interests that care nothing about the people they are whipping up into mini-riots, we raise a glass to democracy. We are not loosing it. We are actually gaining it back, bit by bit, through the efforts of a few bold Democrats in Congress working to free us from the grip of corporate control of our government and elected officials.

Tiananmen Square – 20 Years Ago

Twenty years ago today the Tiananmen Square protestscame to and end. Chinese government tanks cleared Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989. In Beijing, the resulting military response to the protesters by the PRC government left many civilians dead or severely injured. The number of deaths is not known and many different estimates exist.  There were…