CA-46 Debate: Progressives Except on Palestine

[Originally posted on the Orange Juice Blog] “The state of Israel maintains its illegal occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza, and continues to expand its illegal Jewish-only settlements on occupied Palestinian land. As a Member of Congress, will you demand that our government cuts the annual US taxpayer-funded aid of more than $3,000,000,000, … Continue reading CA-46 Debate: Progressives Except on Palestine

Anaheim City Resolution urges POTUS to allow more Syrian refugees

City Councilman and candidate for the 46th US Congressional District seat (to replace Loretta Sanchez) Jordan Brandman and Councilwoman Kris Murrey submitted a resolution urging President Obama and US Congress to significantly increase the number of Syrian refugees allowed in the US.  The resolution urges the federal government to collaborate with local refugee serving organizations … Continue reading Anaheim City Resolution urges POTUS to allow more Syrian refugees

"Diversity is a killer. We’re going to have an enclave of Muslims… Hispanics… blacks,"

Local businessman and activist, Belal Dalati, has successfully helped lead a coalition of community leaders representing a broad political spectrum to unseat Harald Martin, a controversial school board member appointed to fill a seat vacated by the death of Denise Reinking-Mansfield.Throughout his career, Martin has been a polarizing figure.“Diversity is a killer. We’re going to … Continue reading "Diversity is a killer. We’re going to have an enclave of Muslims… Hispanics… blacks,"