Submitted by twig on Tue, 11/06/2012 - 2:04pm
I'm not sure if this is as bad as it looks, but I'm interested in seeing what other people think. In danps's post on emergent party laziness, I commented that Greens were irrelevant in California, because other than the presidential race, there are none on our ballot. Boy, was I wrong.
I completely forgot about the recently passed "top two" legislation, which is now spreading to other states -- where it is preventing third parties from even appearing on voters' ballots.
Here's "top two" in a nutshell: Read below the fold...
Submitted by DCblogger on Mon, 02/06/2012 - 3:21pm
Submitted by a little night ... on Wed, 05/05/2010 - 4:41pm
Today's antidote to gloom:
via Language Log,
In tonight's playoff game with the San Antonio Spurs, the Phoenix Suns will wear jerseys reading "Los Suns", in protest of Arizona's recently-enacted immigration-enforcement law. Read below the fold...
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Submitted by DCblogger on Mon, 08/18/2008 - 10:53pm
Initiative on health care will be on ballot after all
PHOENIX — Arizonans will get to decide in November whether they want to block the state from imposing a universal health-care program, after all. ...
... State House Minority Leader Phil Lopes, D-Tucson, has proposed a universal health-care plan that would pool everything being spent by all parties on health care — including government, business and individuals — to set up a plan under which everyone gets the same basic coverage. Lopes has pegged the cost at close to $35 billion. Read below the fold...
Submitted by DCblogger on Sun, 06/01/2008 - 12:42am
Challenger Howard Shanker specifically endorses a single payer system.
Chris Gramazio says we need to take the profit motive out of healthcare, but he does not specifically endorse single payer or HR 676. If you live in Arizona’s 6th CD, you might ask him. Read below the fold...
Submitted by DCblogger on Fri, 05/23/2008 - 1:40pm