Daily Docket — Tuesday, Oct. 31 To prepare you for the month ahead, we’ve outlined what courtroom activity and fillings we anticipate as well as what outstanding decisions we are […]
On September 28, 2023, we lost a generational giant when Senator Diane Feinstein at the age of 90. While some are critical that she held on to power for a bit […]
Restoration Abbey wins SMILE Award for its efforts at the USA/Mexico Border after the expiration of Title 42!! WELL EARNED.
It’s finally up – Watch the 9/9/23 AD76 Candidate Forum. San Marcos Democrats support informed voters by providing them with chances to learn about upcoming elections and candidates!
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9/12-13/2023 San Diego County Board of Supervisors meetings
Good advice from the City on staying prepared for any emergency!
Know about SB 326 and AB 531 before you vote on them in March 2024’s Statewide Primary Election
“You have two forces at work,” said Caitlin Myers, an economist at Middlebury College, … . “On the one hand, you have people trapped in ban states, and, on the other, you have people in a whole lot of the country where access has improved.”
Let us know how and if you want to see this new feature – on our home page as a blog piece, on a separate page, not at all? We’re looking at more ways to get you new political and legal updates.
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Ohio, Florida, North Carolina – Ground Zero for litigation on Omnibus Voter Suppression Bills!
Will any of the four indictments make ANY difference?!?
6-3 Decision in Moore v. Harper is celebrated for following legal precedents under Election Clause.
A big surprise to many how the conservative Roberts’ court decided in Allen v. Mulligan
Trump and his media and followers will be pointing fingers at the Justice Department instead of at the person committing the crime.
In Case You Missed It.
A quick recap of a few important issues from May 16-31.
Be safe in your Garden!!!
Kiwanis Club wins SMILE Award!
In Case You Missed It.
A quick recap of a few important issues from May 1-15.
In Case You Missed It.
A quick recap of a few important issues from April 15-30.
The true purpose of the House Judiciary Committee and Jim Jordan’s hearing was to mess up Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg!
The CDP Convention is May 25-28 and the deadline to register is May 1. Whether you are a delegate or visitor, but sure to get the information you need.
In Case You Missed It.
A quick recap of a few important issues from the last week.
San Marcos is NOW part of he Clean Energy Alliance! How this affects Enrollment and Billing.
Becca Taylor is elected Chair of the San Diego County Democratic Party
Time to nominate local Democrats for the Annual Roosevelt Dinner Awards! Who will you select?
This is a MUST SEE video of Dr. Arcela Nuñez-Alvarez’ presentation on the amazing and engaging Universidad Popular.
Molly Tuttle wins Grammy for her song Crooked Tree
We all need to understand this important message
Despair aboutthe “unrelenting scourge of gun violence.”
What Dan Rather has been posting in the last two months. From elections, to hatred, to former president’s disrespect of the Constitution, to criminal referrals.
Indigenous Americans, like Blacks and other dark skinned people, are affected by restrictive voting laws.
Recap of 11/15/22 Active Transportation Plan’s First Workshop.
More Workshops in 2023, so stay up to date at project website
What if we didn’t have to spend any money on the things we need, and could instead get them from our neighbors and build a stronger community in the process? […]
Solving the poverty tax while solving the Plastic Problem
Voter Intimidation is back! Once again, people are pushing their personal agenda’s on voters in an attempt to get their own way.
Dec 7, SCOTUS will rule on radical “independent state legislature theory.” Was an animated short to understand the dangers of this “wrongheaded” theory
We cannot let the GOP put Trump in the White House in 2024 and it has to start NOW!!!
A brief examining whether the First Step Act has been implemented and what must be done to stop excessive punitive federal sentencing laws and improve federal prison conditions.
Right-wing legal organizations are funding Republicans as they expand cases to restrict voting rules and to undermine election. Another result of Citizens United decision.
So you want to become an e-bike rider!! Some thoughts from Sierra Magazine
Do you worry about Election Protection for 2022 and 2024? READ THIS
Shame on Governors Abbott and DeSantis for their stunt involving real live, real people and fear mongering!!!
Don’t be fooled that voter turnout is a sign that laws restricting voter access is NOT interfering with ability to vote
Voter suppression around the nation as it gets closer to the General November Election!
What drives Justice Alito? And is he more and more aggrieved with Americans?
“The truth is that they don’t dare say what we all know. They knew.”
As Dan Rather and Elliot Kirschner put it – “Republicans fail the future (and the present)” And I’m sure the Republican Party will continue to do so until the current […]
CDP Progressive Caucus calls on Party to denounce each Democratic endorsement of a Republican in November election.
Fighting Election Misinformation –
Ready for a cool place to hike in this heat – Way Up at Elfin Forrest Rec Reserve might hit the spot!
Now Open, San Marcos Coordinated Campaign Office for Peters, Rocha, Boyd-Hodgson, Walton!
5 Constitutional Amendment we need now! Is it possible?
Hope for Freedom – on Independence Day and every day. Looking back at our earliest history reveals that our freedom was on the necks and backs of Native Americans.
McConnell is once again hedging his political bets over gun control. The roadblock continues
So much being said about gun regulations, gun culture and mass shootings. I’ve compiled a “few” I think should be read by all.
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) was wrong to bring “wokeness” and critical race theory into the Uvalde discussion
SM Dems endorse Primary Candidates
San Marco City Council honors the memory of Aris Kashishian with “Gratitude Trail” at Discovery Lake
Learn about Justice Barrett’s background and her apparent ability to switch views as needed
If SCOTUS upholds the States’ laws regarding when life begins, that will have dramatic affect on IVF and birth control. Did they think it through?
AND since they were under oath when they were questioned about Roe v. Wade, why are they doing a 180 so quickly.
The founding Fathers didn’t trust state legislatures and we are again seeing why. Are we the United States or just Independent States in North America?
Brennan Center is holding a webinar on Universal Voting and required participation in elections. Learn about this feature of 26 other countries and ask yourself – Is it right for the USA?
Watch the video of the April 9 SM Dems meeting with Assemblymember Brian Maienschein
If solar energy can be stored, we can reach a fossil fuel, emission-free future.
Will Kevin McCarthy face any ramification from his denial when there are tapes to prove otherwise?
After recently opening its first stand-alone crisis stabilization center in Carlsbad, the county just opened its second in Oceanside. Both are already in full use! Keep them coming.
Let’s support the Democratic effort to insist that SCOTUS has a code of ethics just like all other Judges AND all Attorneys
Read more about Sea Breeze Properties is proposing in their development
I highly recommend reading THE POINT from CNN’s Chris Cillizza!
Here are some examples I hope you check out.
Check out the new Sustainability page and all the tools, information, and links to help you save the World!
Do we naively believe in full recycling? Here are the figures for the city of San Diego. I’ll research the figures for San Marcos and report back.
San Diego Botanic Garden’s study of plant-based medicines. What “home remedies” do you use?
Now available to all: The Climate Crisis presentation by Danett Abbott-Wicker from the March 12 membership meeting. PLEASE watch this presentation and share with family and friends.
Will you fight against non-acceptable place-names created centuries ago as derogatory terms that erase a persons identity. Read Dina Gilio-Whitaker’s article!!!!
See who CADEM endorsed at the March 2022 Convention
When hearings turn to grandstanding, self-promotion and bitterness, they’ve lost their purpose!
See who won the January and February COVID-19 Nonprofit Community Grant Program
See the results of three San Marcos General Plan community workshops that will shape the future of our City.
Remember the rules of Camping and apply them to your walks – Leave It Cleaner Than You Found It!
We keep hearing about NATO’s Article 4 and 5. But what do you really know about it. Here is an article to help you know more
Knowing your “down ballot” elected officials and their salaries is as important the President, Governor and Mayor!
Information on Vallecitor Water District Directors should matter to you.
She will bring so many Firsts! Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson fits the Supreme Court.
Russia’s invasion and war against Ukraine is a test of international law, NATO and the UN
Broadcasting the news in time of War and while under military and cyber attacks. Information to the country is most important and Ukranian news organizations struggle.
“There is a real sense that the parties are further apart on questions of race today than they have been for some time—each side being pulled to the poles. But the truth is more complicated. The yawning gap between the parties is not, as is often suggested, because Republicans have become more racist and Democrats have become more woke; it is because the left has become more progressive on racial inequality while the right has fortified its pre-existing position.”
How do you view the War? Did NATO’s expansion effect Putin’s viewpoint? How will history view Putin? Read what Dan Rather has to say.
Are you aware of how much public lands and waters are leased to the fossil fuel industry? Earthjustice.org wants you to know.
Cancel Culture is a return to the past Puritanic public shaming. AND it is wrong. How do we move forward and where do we go from here?
How many people will fight to get absentee ballots? If you got rejected 3 times – would you continue to fight for your voting rights?!?
Next time you debate the best guitarists of all time, don’t forget Sister Rosetta Tharpe!
View Brian Lane’s exception presentation of SANDAG’s vision of the future of public transportation for all of San Diego County.
Want to help a grassroots push to put a sweeping Voting Rights Initiative on the 2022 Arizona ballot to push back on phony expensive audits, prevent theft of electoral votes and protect right of Native American to participate in Democracy?
Brennan Center for Justice writer believes 2024 could be worse than 2020. Read to see how and why we need reforms.
How close is a close enough relationship to a SCOTUS Justice and his clerks to require a recusal?
Telling the stories of what really happened is so important today as many believe it if fiction or “wasn’t so bad.”
The Border Wall must change to allow for the natural and ancient migration of animals to occur. Many endangered species are being adversely affected!
The historical significance of Constance Baker Motley has been minimized for too long!
“Turns out that a former president — and undisputed leader of the Republican Party — actively undermining what was a free and fair election has consequences. Real and lasting ones.”
What will you do as politicians and others spread lies about vaccines and compare them to medical experimentation on Jews by Nazis?
CNN’s Newsletter “Race Deconstructed” provides insight into current events and American racial history.
Learn about the 9 groups awarded San Marcos COVID-19 Nonprofit Community Grants!
Ignoring the 15th Amendment, voter suppression laws, gerrymandering – the opponents of voting reform are using all these to change the balance of power.
Politics works on relationships. The Biden-McConnell relationship is tense.
The Point: We are increasingly living in two Americas — one that believes facts and truth are inarguable, the other that views them as negotiable.
We bring you a story of hope for a future with more national stories of joy, triumph, and freedoms for all. PLEASE READ!!!
Analysis by CNN’s Zachary Wolf of the call for “democracy in danger.”
PLEASE READ: “The Time is Now for Democrats to Save Democracy”