General

Common Dreams. Org : It's like a progressive clipping service....

Emerging Democratic Majority : A weblog

Flip Flops : Very good site featuring all styles of "flip-flop"shoes fashioned from Bush's changing rhetoric particularly pre-2000 compared to now.

Gun related injuries

Gun related injuries : At least five American men have shot off their penises since 2010.

Salon - online magazine : Extremely well researched (or they know of which they speak), well-written, strong articles of interest.

Bennet Articles

Johnson, Reagan and the Great American Paradox

California issues

Bruce Margolin : Guest speaker June 15, 2014

Community Services

Susan Burton : Guest Speaker February 16, 2014

Courting Disaster

Watching Justice

Creative Dissidence

Rock Against Bush : An anti-Bush site for a younger crowd

The Freeway Blogger : Creative dissidence indeed. And he points out it costs very little to do...as long as you don't get fined for creating accidents!.)

Darwin Strikes Again

Darwin about guns

Dick shoots penis : Another one for Darwin

Guns guns guns : At least five American men have shot off their penises since 2010.

Election Section

California Absentee Voting /Application Form : County Absentee Application Form

California Voter Foundation for 2004 propositions and the future : Excellent, non-partisan site to find out what the propositions mean, with several analysi

Debate # 1 Transcript : A transcript of the first debate

Electoral Vote Predictor : updates daily. "Votemaster" poll watches and adjusts the predictor. Excruciatinng to visit.

Federal Election Commission : Information about Absentee Voting

Films to See Before You Vote : a new website designed to harness the power of film to impact the upcoming elections.

Free Republic (?) : Twisted, odd website - hard to fathom the connections they make: religion, the GOP,world politics.

George Bush Military record : the actual military papers somebody scanned in

Greenville South Carolina Democratic Party : A great example of "local politics" and strong commercials on a local level... and use of the web. Click on "watch the spots".

House Representatives/Federal : get the info re who is voting for what.

Just Vote : Anyplace in the country - register to vote, get an absentee ballot.

Lombardo Consulting Group - LCG Election Monitor : This site is a good weekly analysis of several important polls

Our Congress.Org : A blog covering the house races across the US..

Pedestal Magazine : An ezine of quality. Much political, all thoughtful.

Ruy Texiera's blog : Ruy is a democratic political analyst

Slam Bush : National Rhyme Contest: Hip Hop Battle/Poetry Slam to Defeat George W. Bush

Swing State Project : A project to analyze the key swing states in the 2004 Presidential election

The bulge : Nasa photos of the bulge in Bush's jacket

The Bush Platform : Sometimes 'sound bites' work....The Bush platform as distilled from the Republican convention.

The Daily Kos : A political progressive blog

The Polling Report : A list of all the polls

Where is America Going by the Children's Defense Council Action Committee : T he mission of the Childrenıs Defense Fund Action Council is to Leave No Child Behind ıand to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start,a Fair Start, a Safe Start, and a Moral Start

Zogby : A poll site and much more - analysis etc.

Electoral Dysfunction

Internet "Ad" regarding the Vote In Florida

The Florida Election 2000 : Very good, very informative about the course of events, particularly those influenced by Harris, leading up to and during the Forida election.

The Latest from Gallup : This is a very clear picture of why Bush has totally fooled the public into thinking he is something that he is clearly not.

Feminissues

NARAL : Naral - Pro-Choice America

NARAL - California : NARAL - California

National Right to Life : It's important to know what Pro-Lifers are saying

Planet Wire : A great resource relating to international family planning and womens issues

Planned Parenthood : Planned Parenthood

Roe Vs. Wade : Roe vs. Wade

Global Perspectives

BBC

International Herald Tribune : An excellent source of "American" news but with an international flavor.

Juan Cole : A blog, a perspective on middle east, Iraq, politics and religion

Open Democracy : openDemocracy is providing new, insightful >and original analyses of whatıs happening on the election trail, what this >means for the people of America, and importantly what impact this has on >the rest of the world.

Pedestal Magazine : An ezine of quality. Much political, all thoughtful.

The Guardian Newspaper (U.K.) : Link to the world view.

The Power and Interest News Report : Global Analysis privately funded, they say no agenda.

Gun Control

Americans for Responsible Solutions

Church gives away guns

Homeland Insecurity

ACLU site...re pizza : Good concise material from this organization whose client is the Bill of Rights...In July - great graphic of what the Patriot Act could allow re your private information.

Campaign for America's Future and Institute for America's Future

Center for American Progress

Open Society Institute

Is Pollution a Solution?

Bio Gems Defenders

Bush and the Environment : Updates on the Bush Administration's environmental record

Environment in 2004 : Website dedicated to information to elect a president who understands the importance of environmnetal protection.

Is the Christian Right?

Free Republic (?) : Twisted, odd website - hard to fathom the connections they make: religion, the GOP,world politics.

Max Solbrekken World Mission : Canadian, but very articulate, so to speak, evangelical site

Is the War on Terror?

An Iraqi woman's blog : If you're interested inone Iraqi woman's opinion of Bush and Allawi go here

Anti-war dot come : Seemingly accurate info on American casualities and wounded. Between this and IBC which tracks the Iraqi casualities, the human cost of war emerges.

Daily War News : Daily updates news from Iraq - see daily body count too

How Many Male Gods in One Heaven : Michael O McCarthy's very interesting article on the 'fundemental' issues in present war.

Iraq Body Count : nuf said...

Thanks for the memories...of Hussein : The history of the US and Saddam Hussein, set to music.

The Cost of the Iraqi War : The cost of the war second, by second and shocking comparisons with the cost of pre-school, kid's health, education

The Human Cost of War : An animated visual of who has died and for what

Vietnam Veterans Against The War : >Fighting for veterans, peace and justice since 1967" Excellent Organization.

It's The Economy,....!

Counterpunch Newsletter : very very thoughtful articles

Overheard

Free Republic (?) : Twisted, odd website - hard to fathom the connections they make: religion, the GOP,world politics.

From a republican friend... : Republican humor

From a republican friend...

Kerry and Edwards humor from the GOP POV

Prison System

Restoring arts for inmates a solution to California’s overcrowded prisons : Can theater help solve California’s prison overcrowding crisis? The answer is yes.

Supporting the Troops?

A Day In The Life . . . : A soldier's life protecting America in Iraq.

American Families Voices : /On this excellent site is a link to a doc about vets: Honor Betrayed

An Iraqi woman's blog : If you're interested inone Iraqi woman's opinion of Bush and Allawi go here

Anti-war dot come : Seemingly accurate info on American casualities and wounded. Between this and IBC which tracks the Iraqi casualities, the human cost of war emerges.

George Bush Military record : the actual military papers somebody scanned in

Iraq Body Count : nuf said...

Kerry's Testimony in 1971 : Oh the clarity of his words then..."we have been used in the worst fashion by this administration"

Military Families Speak Out

National Veterans' Foundation : a group that for 17 years has been providing urgent resources and crisis management to vets in need.

Veterans for Common Sense : Excellent group which , among other things, is compiling a resource guide for vets returning from Iraq.

Veterans Health Initiative : Factual info about what the V.A. recognizes as medical or psychological conditions in veterans.

Supreme Court Rulings

2014 Supreme Court Ruling : The Environmental Protection Agency can require greenhouse-gas controls on power plants and other large stationary sources of pollution, the Supreme Court ruled Monday, but it said the agency went too far in claiming power to regulate smaller emitters.

Tea Party

Gun Nuts Plan to March in Black Neighborhood