Senator Feinstein spoke to the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce at a luncheon on Wednesday October 11. As you’d expect the 400 or so attendees were mostly business people among whom the senator seemed very comfortable. We’re not making any accusations—and it was likely just that the hosts were so in sync with their guest—but … Continue reading Sojourn in Southern California for Senator Feinstein
This cold-hearted administration has been unfailingly cruel to the immigrant families who bestow their work, their hard-earned money, their very lives upon this country they’ve chosen to be their home. But nothing, not the refugee and Muslim ban; not the ICE raids detaining and deporting thousands, leaving millions behind to live in fear—skip school, doctor’s … Continue reading Don’t take them from their homes
Whatever Senator Feinstein says, her speaking engagement on August 29 was not a town hall. In fact, public participation was actively discouraged at every turn, and as a result, constituents like us who would have prefered to participate in the evening’s policy discussion are instead forced to focus on the ways we have been shut … Continue reading It’s Not a Town Hall Like You Promised
On April 17, 2017 at the first town hall of her career, Senator Dianne Feinstein made a promise: Audience Member: I would like to know whether you will commit to continuing to meet with us like this, and specifically on your next recess can we do a meeting on a Saturday when people can come? … Continue reading On Keeping Promises
In the end we only got the Mendoza-Sanchez family one more day together. Our failure to do more is discouraging, it seems like a whole lot of trouble for just one day. But think of your own loved ones. What would you do for one more day with them?
Barbara Lee urged everyone in the audience to reach out to less politically active members of their families and communities.
We marked our 6-month anniversary of visits to Senator Feinstein’s office with another wide ranging policy discussion.
At Rep. Lee’s prodding, we’re planning our first official red district field trip. The California Dems. are canvassing and registering voters in District 10 every Sunday throughout Resistance Summer.
GOP is determined to deprive millions of Americans of healthcare in order to pay for a huge tax cut for the wealthy, without any Senate debate or public hearings.
The real question is, how do you compromise with people who. as Sen. Feinstein put it, “want to cut the costs of health care to provide funding for tax reform which will benefit the wealthy”?