Some updates and links for Occupy Congress in DC #J17

The numbers: A Washington Post report says 500 occupiers during the day and 1,000 occupiers by night. It is upsetting that the DC Police (I think it is the Capitol Police) played games with permits for Occupy Congress/Occupy DC. And, now the police have arrested one occupy activist. (Number of arrests may be up to […]

Who may belong to the Congressional Black Caucus?

There is a very interesting development in the world of politics. The Congressional Black Caucus [CBC] — traditionally a group of Democratic Congresspeople — may open its doors to black, Republican Congresspeople. Besides issues related to the ideology and membership of the potential Republican members, there is another interesting aspect to this change: What will […]

Wayne County, MI Board of Elections leaves Green Party candidates off ballot

Voters denied opportunity to hear Green program for jobs Wayne County Board of Elections did not place Green Party candidates Dianne Feeley for County Commissioner, 5th district and Louis Novak, County Commissioner 6th district on ballots already distributed to absentee voters. The Green Party of Michigan will hold a press conference, Monday, 11 am, in […]

Want real change?: Third party options in the November 2010 Elections

Where to find third party, independent, and even write-in choices for the 2010 Elections:     For all US voters – A website which lists all statewide, Senate, and House of Reps candidates organized by state: Politics1.com For all US voters – A website with other voter information, including a searchable database: VoteSmart.org For all […]

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