No Man Is Above the Law and No Man Below It

The LGBT people coalesced into our modern community largely due to our problematic relationship with the police. Most of our people know the place in our development that the Stonewall Riots in 1969 holds. Far fewer know about the Compton Cafeteria Riot in San Francisco in 1966 and fewer still …

Being a Democrat

We all know the extent of our losses on Election Day. We lost enough moderates in the Senate to turn control over to Mitch McConnell. The already endangered Blue Dog Democrats in the House took another hit giving Republicans the largest majority they’ve had since 1928 (and we all know …

The Case for Joe Biden

President Obama gets – and deserves the credit he gets – for sparking an unprecedented shift in public support in favor of marriage equality.  Many of us are now married to the person we love because of the President’s words and his administration’s actions. Not everyone remembers or credits the …

Carol Kim Has A Plan

Carol Kim has a plan to address the growing crisis in retention and recruitment in the Police Department. Her opponent wants another study. We want a Council member who has a plan.  Dems for Equality endorses Carol Kim for San Diego City Council, District 6 Click on the image to …

Election Reform Followup

  At the Club’s June meeting, San Diego Democrats for Equality directed the Board to submit resolutions to the San Diego City Council and San Diego County Board of Supervisors to request amendments to the City’s and County’s Charter.  One of these amendments would require that voter initiated Referendums and …

Nullification Politics

So we’ve decided that the rights of a polluting business to set up shop where ever they choose is more important than the health and safety of Barrio Logan residents.  How did we get here exactly?  It’s what we like to call Nullification Politics. San Diego used to be a …

Citizens Incorporated

Last week’s eNews announced a forum on the upcoming vote on the Barrio Logan community plan (Props B & C) at our April 24th meeting. This was the result of an accommodation to San Diegans for Prosperity, one of the groups that brought the issue to the June ballot, who told …

New Koch

The Koch brothers are on an acquisition spree.  Dave and Chuck Koch, whose businesses include major holdings in Canadian oil sands, pipelines, toilet paper and other crude industries are zeroing in on perhaps their most lucrative opportunity yet – the government. Already a majority owner of the US House of Representatives …

I Believe That We Will Win!

Tonight concludes my term as President of San Diego Democrats for Equality, and it also concludes 26 consecutive years of service on the Executive Board. I have served as Executive Vice President, Membership Director, Legislative Advocate, and two stints as Publications Director. I also served as Past President, since I …