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What is Religious Liberty?

What is Religious Liberty? Here is a metaphor, in a nutshell, that will help explain it. You like hamburgers. I don’t. I run the restaurant, so I decide you don’t get ketchup or mustard. I decide you can’t have buns or drinks either.  You can eat your burger with kale, because someone else manages the Read more about What is Religious Liberty?[…]

California’s Proposition 13 Needs Reform

Howard Jarvis lied to us in 1978.  He convinced us to vote for Proposition 13 by telling us that it would protect homeowners from rising property taxes.  He failed to tell us that corporations would also get the same benefit.  And, since residential properties change hands and are reassessed more often than commercial properties, after Read more about California’s Proposition 13 Needs Reform[…]

Why We Need to Cap CEO Pay

If you have any doubt about our country’s disappearing middle class, check out the current CEO-to-employee pay gap. In the 1950s, a typical CEO made 20 times the salary of his or her average worker. Last year, CEO pay at an S&P 500 Index firm soared to an average of 361 times more than the Read more about Why We Need to Cap CEO Pay[…]

Call or email your California reps to vote YES on these education Bills

􀀌AB 1505 A charter school’s authorization, renewal, and appeal would be made by the affected school district’s governing board. What does that mean? This bill places all charter-granting authority in the hands of local school district boards. Under current law school, districts can only deny a charter if they make specific findings. The bill also Read more about Call or email your California reps to vote YES on these education Bills[…]

A Conspiracy In Virginia

FACT: The top 3 Democrats in Virginia State government were implicated in scandals within 1 week’s timespan.https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/06/politics/herring-nor… FACT: When Democratic candidate(s)/politician(s) are implicated in scandal, it is usually because of Republican smearing.1. https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/national/long…2. https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/1…3. https://www.politico.com/story/2007/09/garry-south-… FACT: The fourth in line of succession after these three Democrats is Republican House of Delegates speaker Kirk Cox, and Republican Senate Pro Read more about A Conspiracy In Virginia[…]

Expulsion @CovCathColonels

To Whom It May Concern at Covington Catholic School, I am a proud Catholic, attended St. Brigid of Ireland growing up, and received my communion and confirmation in the church.  I try to live by Jesus’ teachings, “Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.” “Inasmuch as ye have done it Read more about Expulsion @CovCathColonels[…]

Congratulations! ACA is Under Attack!

Congratulations! Huge life announcement that I’m so excited to share with you all! The 2019 ACA (Affordable Care Act) enrollment period has been shortened from 90 days to 45 days (November 1- December 15, 2018) and the advertising budget to promote open enrollment has been slashed in an effort to further sabotage the program. That’s Read more about Congratulations! ACA is Under Attack![…]

Volunteer Lawyers Needed

In preparation for the November 2020 election, Greater and Grander is launching a new initiative to support direct democracy initiatives across the country.  We will need lawyers in California, and other states, to support and advise our partners. This work is incredibly meaningful to individuals who are living with a tremendous amount of fear and Read more about Volunteer Lawyers Needed[…]

I Volunteered For A Winning Candidate, but a Failed Campaign

As part of resisting the Trump agenda, I signed up with Sister District to help flip a nearby congressional district from red to blue. So, I canvassed and phonebanked, to out the Republican incumbent. The candidate in question had voted with Trump 98.6% of the time. I followed the race closely, and 3 Democrats rose Read more about I Volunteered For A Winning Candidate, but a Failed Campaign[…]