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Kucinich Video for the MI Primary

Submitted by Steering.Jim on Mon, 01/14/2008 - 22:02

Koo-sin-ich Video to help YOU make it happen in Michigan

Please e-mail this Kucinich (Koo-sin-ich) video link to your friends, your lists, especially to folks who are not familiar with Kucinich, a last minute push to get out the vote for Kucinich in tomorrow's primary!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1d2C0GzIoug

SPREAD THE WORD! Good Luck! We'll be watching from NYC.

Peace & Thanks -
Thomas Gallagher, former Kucinich Delegate

PS. Voter info in the Video Description:
January 15th, Michigan Primary:
Voter Info: 517-322-1460
http://www.michigan.gov/vote

Paid for and authorized by Kucinich for President 2008, Inc.
P.O. Box 110180, Cleveland, OH 44111 | (877) 41-DENNIS.

First Annual Millie Jeffrey Dinner Hosted by the Justice Caucus of the MDP Sun. Jan 13 2008

Submitted by Steering.Jim on Thu, 01/10/2008 - 00:27

You are cordially invited to the Millie Jeffrey Dinner
Sunday January, 13, 2008
to Benefit the Camp Millie Progressive Grassroots Training Organization
Reception 6 to 7 pm
Dinner, Speaker John Cherry, and Awards 7 to 8:30 pm
Master of Ceremonies Amos Williams
RSVP to Fran Brennan at (734) 330-5225

The 2008 Spirit of Millie Jeffrey Awards will be given to

Rosa Holliday of Bay City
As a recording and corresponding secretary for the Michigan Democratic Party. She retired from GM and currently is director of programs & public relations
at Latoya's Health Education Training Center. Rosa is active in Democratic politics from the precinct level to the National Convention Delegate. She is a trustee of Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Saginaw.

Ann Kerwin of Detroit is a member of the 14th Congressional District. She is active on zoning issues for the University District Association and is an active member of the Sierra Club. Ann is the Chair of the Irish Cultural Forum, active in Catholics for the Common Good, and is a member of the Southeast MI Beekepers Association. She has worked quietly beside her spouse Mike Kerwin for 53 years on numerous Democratic activiites.

Kucinich In Michigan. January 10 through the 14th, 2008

Submitted by Steering.Jim on Thu, 01/10/2008 - 00:12

Thurday, January 10th
Dennis Kucinich: An Evening with a Presidential Candidate
7pm at the Troy Community Center
3179 Livernois, Troy, MI 48083
Big Beaver at Livernois east of I75; hosted by Troy Democratic Club
Details: Sandy Burgess 248 680 0773

Friday, January 11th
A New Agenda for America and the World
Fri evening rally with Congressperson John Conyers and
Congressperson Dennis Kucinich at the University of Detroit Mercy
7 pm Life Science Building Room 115 at the foot of the lighted Clock Tower
University of Detroit Mercy
McNichols at Livernois, enter off W McNichols east of Livernois
Details: Mike Whitty 248 723 0105

Saturday, January 12th
Dennis Kucinich will talk of The Federal Department of Peace
(not campaigning)
7 pm at Unity of Livonia
28660 Five Mile Rd., Livonia
1/3 mile E. of Middlebelt & W. of Inkster, on N. side of Five Mile Rd
Details: Colleen Mills 734 425 0079

Sunday, January 13th
Dennis Kucinich will talk with Jack Lessenberry moderating Q & A
11 am at St. Andrews Episcopal Church,
340 N. Main St. (also called N. Livernois Rd.),
2 blocks N. of 14 Mile, Clawson
Details: Rev. Harry Cook 248 709 9689

Sunday January 13th
Dennis Kucinich wtih speak at the recepetion preceeding First Annual Millie Jeffrey Dinner
Justice Caucus will be recognizing local progressive political activists at the dinner

Tell Legislators that you would support them if they vote for a tax increase.

Submitted by Steering.Jim on Mon, 09/17/2007 - 10:32

Tell michigan legislators that you’d support them on a tax hike to balance the michigan budget.

http://www.wilx.com/
(middle/ bottom left side)

Would you be willing to re-elect a state lawmaker who voted for a tax increase to balance the budget?

Vote YES!

Time to rally the MI Voters and support this bill!

Submitted by Steering.Jim on Tue, 05/22/2007 - 22:01

From The Red Tape Blog:

"State Rep. Rebekah Warren, D-Ann Arbor, has introduced legislation that
would allow people to vote even if they have different addresses on
their voter registration card and driver’s license — making it easier
for college students to vote where they attend school, rather than in
their hometowns.
...
In written testimony, Philip T. Shepard of the Michigan Election Reform
Alliance put it his way: “It creates an unnecessary burden on citizens
who reside for long periods away from home, who move frequently, who
depend on family members for driver’s insurance, or who must retain a
certain driver’s license for their employment.”

Article: http://blog.lib.msu.edu/redtape/?p=2477
Full testimony:
http://MichiganElectionReformAlliance.Org/HREP-Ethics.testimony.051507.doc

Help Support Washington DC Citizens - Ask Senators Stabenow and Levin to vote YES

Submitted by Steering.Jim on Sun, 05/06/2007 - 12:02

Please join DC for Democracy and DFA in supporting Voting Rights and Representaion for Washington DC Citizens in the US Congress!  Write to Senators Stabenow and Levin. Asking them to vote YES!

Here's a sample email to get you thinking!

Now Presenting: "THEIR MESSAGE"

Submitted by Steering.Jim on Sun, 05/06/2007 - 11:17

The Michigan Republican Party has prepared and acknowledged their first YOUTUBE video. While not inclined to help spread their message, I am posting it for all to see just how delusional the Republican party remains.

The video conveniently edits out the "with liberty and justice for all" and shows just how selective in their hearing and message they really are!

It includes more of their partisan negative political attacks while saying they want unity. And as always, they continue to offer no solutions beyond cutting taxes and spend on wars.

Be sure you have some antinausea medicine on hand before you click!:

http://migop.blogs.com/blog/2007/05/united_we_stand.html

Personally, I'm just sick off the cut the government's revenue while we spend on war message. Despite being the business people they claim to be... they make no sense in fiscal politics!

Take the Cheney Impeachment Poll!

Submitted by Steering.Jim on Sun, 05/06/2007 - 10:57

VOTING ACTION PAGE: http://www.usalone.com/cheney_impeachment.php

Cast your vote and send your message to Congress at the same time!

As courageously drafted by Dennis Kucinich in H.Res. 333 filed just last week, the first and most central ground stated for the impeachment of Vice President Cheney was that he led the charge in fabricating a case for invasion of Iraq, based on phony weapons of mass destruction.  Now almost as if it were timed to coincide with that initiative, former CIA head George Tenet reveals they knew their evidence was flimsy, erroneous and just plain bogus all along, but that Cheney just kept exaggerating the threat anyway.  This is without question the most momentous issue of our time, and whether you agree that Cheney should be impeached, or not, your voice is needed to speak out now, and tell Congress what they should do about it.

You can vote yes.  Or you can vote no.  But we cannot remain silent.

Florida Acts to Eliminate Touch-Screen Voting System - One small step for voting intergrity!

Submitted by Steering.Jim on Sun, 05/06/2007 - 10:26

Florida Acts to Eliminate Touch-Screen Voting System
    By Terry Aguayo and Christine Jordan Sexton
    The New York Times

    Friday 04 May 2007

    Miami - Florida legislators voted on Thursday to replace touch-screen voting machines installed in 15 counties after the troubled 2000 presidential election here with a system of optical scan voting.

    The new system is scheduled to be running in time for the 2008 presidential election.

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