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Julian Davis, Gunn graduate, making waves in SF’s liberal D5 race

Before or after the Giants World Series Victory Parade (!!!), I hope to swing by 609 Haight Street at Steiner, the campaign headquarters of Julian Davis, a 33-year old Gunn and Brown grad running for Supervisor, in District 5 in … Continue reading

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Ralph Nader’s Cubberley appearance and “The Seventeen Solutions”

I am reading a new Ralph Nader book “The Seventeen Solutions: Bold Ideas for our American Future”. I caught the first 30 minutes of his lecture at Cubberley Thursday, before sneaking out to make my own appearance at the Palo … Continue reading

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Weiss platform in 70 words

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Coming soon: my vetting of the Arrillaga office tower project staff report (27 University)

Something rotten in state of Denmark I mean 27 University, the Farm, and hamlet. Continue reading

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I know I’m not alone

I’m publishing here an alternate version of my 3-minute introductory remarks at the League of Women Voters-sponsored candidates forum held Sept. 15 at UUCPA. My girlfriend kindly re-wrote or co-wrote this version; you can see and hear what I actually … Continue reading

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‘Make No Law’

“Make No Law” is a 1991 book by Anthony Lewis about the Sullivan Case which still establishes the bulk of U.S. Constitutional law about libel law and citizens’ ability to comment on public officials. Much of my activism here, for … Continue reading

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Pelosi says ‘repeal Citizens United’

Nancy Pelosi is on Jimmy Fallon Show right now saying that we need to control campaign finance by repealing Citizens United, the case which claims that corporations are people and that to limit their spending on policy would be like … Continue reading

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