Tag Archives: Peace and Freedom Party

Roseanne Barr: Netanyahu is “Elected Leader of a True Democratic State”

Roseanne, circa 2010

Roseanne Barr was the Peace and Freedom Party’s presidential nominee in 2012. She is seeking the party’s nomination again in 2016. From her blog, Roseanne World:

I supported Bibi Netanyahu because I support democracies-those pluralistic societies that have representative governments, which can coalesce to solve actual problems of their citizens.… Read more ...

Maureen Smith’s Letter to the Santa Cruz City Council

Maureen Smith

From the Peace and Freedom Party website:

This letter was sent to the Santa Cruz City Council in advance of a March 24 public hearing on the city’s acquisition of a Lenco BearCat military vehicle (see “Give back The BearCat”).

March 22, 2015

Mayor Lane and Members of the Santa Cruz City Council:

The Santa Cruz County Peace and Freedom Party opposes the purchase of the Lenco BEARCAT agreed to by the Santa Cruz City Council at their December 9th meeting.… Read more ...

Peace and Freedom Party: Give Back the BearCat, March 24 in Santa Cruz

bearcatFrom the Peace and Freedom Party website:

The BearCat (Ballistic Engineered Armored Response Counter Attack Truck) is on the City Council’s March2 4 agenda. Tell them to give it back! Rally at 6:00pm on Tuesday, March 24, then attend the City Council meeting at 7:00pm.

When: Tuesday, March 24 at 6:00pm
Where: 809 Center Street, Santa Cruz (MAP)
What: Rally at 6pm, City Council meeting at 7pm
Sponsor: Santa Cruz Resistance Against Militarization (SCRAM)
Contact: call 831-687-9118 or email scram911 – at – gmail.com

The Santa Cruz County Peace and Freedom Party endorses this event.… Read more ...

Jesse Ventura and Roseanne Barr Documentaries to Screen at Tribeca

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The ninth annual Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival has announced that, among other sports-related films and discussions, SHOCK THE WORLD, a documentary about “pro-wrestler turned politician Jesse Ventura” will have its world premiere on Monday, April 20th at 7:30PM. Following the screening FiveThirtyEight Editor-In-Chief Nate Silver will discuss the 2016 POTUS campaigns.… Read more ...

Roseanne Barr: Israel’s ‘Fake Left’ is Run by Valerie Jarrett and Obama, as is US Fake Left

Roseanne Barr was the Peace and Freedom Party’s nominee for president in 2012. She is seeking the party’s nomination again in 2016. From the candidate’s blog:

If Obama and Jarrett can convince Israelis to vote for Herzog and Livni over Bibi, that will strengthen the fake left in the US-which is the locos of the BDS movement on US campuses-the proven cause of more anti semitism and violence toward American Jews-Bibi is the only opposition to Obama’s never ending Imperialist wars, and his pacification of Iran and his lobbying for nuclear proliferation.… Read more ...

Peace and Freedom Party: Justice for Pedie Rally, March 17 in Richmond, CA

Richard “Pedie” Perez

From the PFP website:

When: Tuesday, March 17 from 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Where: Richmond City Council, 440 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond (MAP)
What: protest rally
Sponsor: Oscar Grant Committee Against Police Brutality and State Repression
Contact: email oscargrantcommittee.ogc – at – gmail.com

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Peace and Freedom Party Supports Statewide Coordinated Actions to End Solitary Confinement

From the Peace and Freedom Party website:

Statewide Coordinated Actions To End Solitary Confinement (SCATESC) will start Monday, March 23, 2015 and will happen on the 23rd of each month. This date emphasizes the 23 or more hours every day that people are kept in solitary confinement.

When: Monday, March 23
Where: for locations and times see the Facebook event page
What: local events to protest solitary confinements in California prisons
Sponsors:

California Families Against Solitary Confinement
Peoples’ Action for Rights and Community
Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition
Sin Barras

Contact: email prisonerhungerstrikesolidarity – at – gmail.com or call 510-444-0484

The Peace and Freedom Party endorses these events.Read more ...

Peace and Freedom Party Supports Petition for “A Living Wage for Mothers and Other Caregivers “

From the Peace and Freedom Party website:

At its March 9, 2015 State Central Committee meeting, the Peace and Freedom Party endorsed a petition campaign being organized by the British organization Global Women’s Strike. Here is the petition.

Petition to ALL governments: A living wage for mothers and other caregivers

Caring for others is the foundation of every society, yet this work, done mostly by women, is devalued and underfunded.… Read more ...

Roseanne Barr Says She Will Seek the Peace and Freedom Party’s Presidential Nomination Again in 2016

Roseanne Barr

Actress and Comedienne Roseanne Barr has said since 2014 that she will run for president again in 2016. The only question was, with what party? Roseanne tweeted the answer today:

I’ll run again as a candidate 4 th nomination of th #PeaceANDFreedom party &demand a nw party charter b adopted,1 nt based on #debtslavery.

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California Peace and Freedom Party: Solidarity with ASUC Actions on Divestment

From the Peace and Freedom Party website:

The California Peace and Freedom Party stands in solidarity with the recent action of the Associated Students of the University of California at Davis (ASUCD) advocating divestment from companies profiting from the Israeli occupation of and settlements in Palestine.

On January 22, The ASUCD Senate adopted a resolution “urging the Board of Regents of the University of California (UC Regents) to undertake practices of corporate social responsibility through divesting from corporations that aid in the Israeli occupation of Palestine and illegal settlements in Palestinian territories, violating both international humanitarian law and international human rights”.… Read more ...

Eugene Ruyle: Save the South Central Farm (Again)

Sign showing local support for South Central Farm

From Eugene Ruyle at the Peace and Freedom Party website:

For twelve years, from 1994 to 2006, the South Central Farm was an oasis of ecological diversity in the industrial wasteland of South Central Los Angeles. In 1994, Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley dedicated the land that became the South Central Farm to the people, selling it to the Harbor Department which issued a permit for its agricultural use under the supervision of the L.A.… Read more ...

Ballot Access News: California State Appeals Court Hearing Goes Badly for Minor Parties

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

On January 15, the California State Appeals Court based in San Francisco heard oral arguments in Rubin v Bowen, the case in which minor parties sued to overturn the top-two primary system on the grounds that the system disenfranchises voters in the general election who wish to vote for minor party candidates.… Read more ...