Inspired by the Occupy movement, the Justice Party of California seeks to advance the lapsed ideals of justice and equity by means of authentic participatory democracy. Voters are encouraged to register without delay, and begin shaping the party’s future by co-creating its bylaws. In a recent phone interview, ballot access expert Richard Winger explained why the Justice Party of California is likely to prevail if, as expected, it sues for an extension on the deadline to attract the 103,000 members needed to qualify for the ballot. More news on the legal front is coming soon.
Former investigative journalist Viveca Novak, now the editorial and communications director at the Center for Responsive Politics, joined us yesterday. Her fascinating article about James Bopp, the controversial plaintiff’s attorney who originally filed the Citizens United lawsuit, depicts her subject as more committed to the First Amendment than to the Republican Party: “Though he’s socially [...]
In this episode, I lay out my argument as to why the Citizens United case was decided correctly. (Click here to read an article I wrote in 2010 about how liberals overreacted to the decision.) Although preventing corruption is a legitimate governmental interest, restricting what people spend to express opinions cannot possibly level the playing [...]
The first in a series of occasional conversations with presidential candidate Rocky Anderson. Listen to internet radio with JusticePartyUSA on Blog Talk Radio
Ballot access expert Richard Winger explains why the Justice Party of California is likely to prevail if it sues for an extension on the deadline to obtain the required 103,000 registrants to get on the ballot. Listen to internet radio with JusticePartyUSA on Blog Talk Radio
19 years after former Philadelphia police commissioner and mayor Frank Rizzo passed away, My Letters to Dead People: A Book You Should Write has just been published. Written by political consultant Richie Ross, it includes a letter from the author to Rizzo which begins as follows: Dear Asshole, You’re dead. I’m not. You were such [...]
I’ll be hosting a night of political comedy this Sunday night at the Fanatic Salon in LA. It’s a fundraiser for Cindy Varela Henderson, who’s running for the California State Senate as the Peace and Freedom Party candidate. Cindy is fabulous and so is the lineup. John Fugelsang, Rick Overton and Ann Randolph are among [...]