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February 2008 – California’s Raging Health Care Crisis

By Seth Sandronsky Big California papers such as the San Jose Mercury News and The Sacramento Bee have been urging the state Senate Health Committee to pass the Núñez-Perata health-care reform bill, ABX1-1. Gov. Schwarzenegger backed the speaker and senate leader’s bill, which the state Assembly passed in late Nov. The 11 members of the...

February 2008 – Obama Campaign Office On Abbot Kinney

By Karl Abrams Barack Obama’s campaign for US President now has a donated campaign office up on the second floor at 1410 Abbot Kinney Blvd. in Venice, just across the street from Abbot’s Habit. The Beachhead visited them on a busy Friday afternoon while volunteers worked the phones to contact voters from San Pedro to...

Feburary 2008 – Campaign Notebook

 By Jim Smith No I haven’t been on the campaign bus with any of the candidates, but I can say with some assurance that nearly all of them would do a better job as President than George Bush. And that’s true even for Mad Max Riekse, who’s running on the American Independent Party. Did you...

January 2008 – It’s 2008 – Run For Your Lives

By Jim Smith The new year, 2008, is likely to be a fateful one for all humanity. It may well be the last chance we have to affect climate change without waiting for thousands of years to see the results. Good luck to us all with George Bush and gang running the country. Sad to...

January 2008 – Lakota Nation Declares Independence. Can Venice Be Far Behind

By Erica Snowlake Haumikole! Hello my friend! On December 19, the Lakota Freedom Delegation announced unilateral withdrawl from all U.S. treaties to a small group of Press and well-wishers in the Plymouth Congregational Church in Washington, DC. The same church hosted the American Indian Movement in the1970s. Delegates Mni yuha Najin Win, Phyllis Young from...

January 2008 – California Presidential Primary is Feb. 5

Here is the list of candidates who will appear on the ballot: American Independent Party Don Grundmann Mad Max Riekse Diane Beall Templin  Democratic Party Joe Biden Hillary Clinton Chris Dodd John Edwards Mike Gravel Dennis Kucinich Barack Obama Bill Richardson Green Party Jared Ball Elaine Brown Jesse Johnson Cynthia McKinney Kent Mesplay Ralph Nader Kat...

January 2008 – Impeaching The Vice President – A Congressional View

By Robert Wexler (D-FL), Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)  On November 7, the House of Representatives voted to send a resolution of impeachment of Vice President Cheney to the Judiciary Committee. As Members of the House Judiciary Committee, we strongly believe these important hearings should begin. The issues at hand are too serious...

January 2008 – Impeachment Resolution From Rep. Dennis Kucinich

Impeaching Richard B. Cheney, Vice President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors.  In his conduct while Vice President of the United States, Richard B. Cheney, in violation of his constitutional oath to faithfully execute the office of Vice President of the United States… has purposely manipulated the intelligence process to deceive the...
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