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I will be at our meetup. How about you? Our guest speaker, DEREK CRESSMAN, sounds very interesting!
Cressman comes from the activist realm, including Common Cause and the California Clean Money Campaign.
Sorry I missed sending out event list in Feb a couple of times. I have been very busy. I promise to send a Calendar of Events emailing this Thursday or Friday.
Thanks for hanging in there during my sale & move. I love my new place and Sassy does. too! Sassy is my dog...
WED MARCH 5 at 7:00PM San Diego DFA & PDA Meetup - Speaker: DEREK CRESSMAN, Candidate for CA Sec. of State
This is an excerpt from Derek's Website:
Make Sure Your Vote Counts for California
I'm running for Secretary of State to make sure your vote counts and your voice is heard. The voices of the people should not be drowned out by corporations or billionaires. When secretive, out-of-state groups funneled $11 million into California’s 2012 elections, I blew the whistle and got record fines for two front groups in the Koch Brothers big money political network.
We’ve got to get corporate money out of politics!
I’ll push to overturn Supreme Court rulings saying that money is free speech and that corporations have constitutional rights.
Corporations aren’t people. They don’t breath our air or send kids to school – and I’ll keep them from meddling in our elections.
As a national reform leader at Common Cause I crafted ballot measures passed by over 3 out of 4 voters in Los Angeles and San Francisco calling for Congress to reverse Citizens United and ban corporate campaign spending. I’ve been the tough watchdog California voters need to stand up to special interests, expose SuperPACs and protect the integrity of our elections.
Will you help? I'm asking for you support to be California's next Secretary of State.