Sharon Kyle: The government shutdown of 2013 is over. After more than two weeks the Senate voted 81 to 18 and the House voted 285-144 to reopen the federal government.
Sharon Kyle: Unlike HeadStart the national parks and the thousands of furloughed government employees, the posh Congressional health club got a reprieve because congress has deemed it “essential,” according to a congressional aide.
Michelle Alexander, author of “The New Jim Crow” will be speaking at the Justice on Trial Film Festival at Loyola Marymount University on Oct 20th.
Sharon Kyle: It bothers me that I see so much segregation within the progressive movement yet I don’t have any quick fixes.
Sharon Kyle: The federal Defense of Marriage Act defines “marriage,” for purposes of over a thousand federal laws and programs, as a union between a man and a woman only.
Sharon Kyle: Netroots Nation Lacks Diversity, even as the organizers of the convention consciously focused on inclusiveness, the lack of faces of color is striking
Sharon Kyle: The First Lady made headlines after being interrupted as she was giving a talk at a D.C. fundraiser.
Sharon Kyle: Standing at the corner of San Vincente and 26th, hundreds rallied to express their dissatisfaction with Obama’s deportation record. Then just a few feet away, a smaller group of environmental activists voiced opposition to the Keystone Pipeline XL.
Sharon Kyle: While I continued to search for more information on this technology figuring that I was probably not the only one who was unaware of our ability to trace bombs.
“We must win this battle for health, safety, economy, environment as well as rate and regulatory issues” Wasserman claimed, “Southern California Edison wants to impose a cost of $765M on its customer base for steam generators at San Onofre that don’t work.”
Sharon Kyle: Later this afternoon I’ll be meeting with Dick to discuss our options and to develop a plan of action but that’s after I go shopping for the shortest short shorts I can find.
LA Progressive Competing for a Netroots Nation Booth – Dick and Sharon are trying to win a booth at the upcoming Netroots Nation Convention in San Jose, California
Sharon Kyle: I wanted to know why a women’s organization would endorse a male candidate when there were two women in the race so I called Patty Bellasalma, the president of the California Chapter of NOW