Tag Archive for Progressive Values

A Message from the Chairman

President Bush has hit a new low — and I’m not talking about his 28% approval ratings. Today, he ignored the majority of Americans and he defied the majority of Congress. And what’s worst, he told our brave men and women in uniform that they will be the ones to pay the price. I’ve said…

Mendez v. Westminster 60th Anniversary

Tomorrow marks the 60th anniversary of one of the pivotal early moments of America’s Civil Rights Movement. Yet few are aware that the court decision that laid the groundwork for Brown vs. Board of Education happened right here in Orange County. On April 14, 1947 a court ruled in Mendez vs. Westminster that it was…

Defining the New Direction

Event Alert!!! Orange County Democrats, you are invited to “Defining the New Direction: Orange County Democrats Voice Their Views on the War in Iraq.” This is a countywide forum organized by Dr. Richard Lara and hosted by the Laguna Woods Democratic Club. (A free ticket/flyer is available by clicking “Handouts” at: http://occonline.occ.cccd.edu/online/rlara Then click on…

New Video: George Lakoff on Progressive Family Values

Conservatives have long invoked family values to promote wedge issues and win elections, but the implications of family values on our politics and society run far deeper than campaigns and elections. In the Rockridge Nation video that we are releasing today, George Lakoff examines the extraordinary influence of James Dobson on parenting in America. He…