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 …

Why our elected County Clerk Needs to be Fired on June 3rd

The Incident In July of 2013, our County Assessor/Recorder/Clerk hired anti-gay extremist lawyer Charles LiMandri to stop marriage equality in California.  LiMandri describes gay relationships as “pathologic,” “deviant,” and “perverse.” Not surprisingly this is the same guy who wrote the blueprint and plan for Prop 8 to get it on …