Articles Posted in the Politics Category

  • Chiu Pens Letter to Harvey Milk Club, Responds to “swiftboat” Campaign

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    Chiu Pens Letter to Harvey Milk Club,
    Responds to “swiftboat” Campaign

    Candidate for San Francisco District 3 Supervisor David Chiu. Photo by Luke Thomas From the campaign to elect David Chiu July 14, 2008 To the Board of the Harvey Milk Club LGBT Democratic Club: Many…

  • Choose Your Adversaries Wisely

    Choose Your Adversaries Wisely

    By Terry Canaan July 12, 2008 Earlier this week, the Senate passed a really lousy law. I mean a real dog. The sort of law that you usually only see in a police state. It’s…

  • Sheehan’s Labor Platform

    Sheehan’s Labor Platform

    From the Campaign to Elect Cindy Sheehan to Congress July 12, 2008 Antiwar activist Cindy Sheehan is running to unseat the leader of the Democrats in the House of Representatives. Unlike Nancy Pelosi, Sheehan is…

  • Pelosi Elevates Jackie Speier to Watchdog Committee

    Pelosi Elevates Jackie Speier to Watchdog Committee

    From the Office of Congresswoman Jackie Speier July 9, 2008 Washington, DC – Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced Wednesday that Peninsula Congresswoman Jackie Speier will join the House of Representative’s top watchdog and…

  • The CrackBerry Chronicles: Gone Fishin’

    The CrackBerry Chronicles: Gone Fishin’

    Elaine Santore Photo by Luke Thomas By Elaine Santore July 8, 2008 For the Ladies Last Tuesday Fog City Journal attended the launch party for Women’s Independent Cinema (WIC) Documentary & Film Club at the…

  • The Stain

    The Stain

    By Terry Canaan July 7, 2008 Over the extended holiday weekend, we learned that former North Carolina Senator Jess Helms had died. The nation was in mourning. Well, not the entire nation, just right wingers.…

  • Ask Not What…

    Ask Not What…

    Cindy Sheehan Photo by Luke Thomas By Cindy Sheehan July 4, 2008 There is no challenge greater than the defense of our nation and our values. The men and women of our military –-– have…

  • City’s Elections Department Facilities Unsafe and Unsecured

    City’s Elections Department Facilities Unsafe
    and Unsecured

    By Ari Burack July 3, 2008 A civil grand jury report released today claims that inadequate elections facilities in San Francisco, as well as uncertainty about the city’s new elections machines state certification, may compromise…

  • Played Out

    Played Out

    By Terry Canaan July 3, 2008 Good news for marriage equality in California. At least one national Democrat isn’t joining in on the irrational panic over same sex marriage there. Associated Press: Presidential candidate Barack…

  • Judge Rules Islamic Group Must Find Unclassified Evidence to Continue Spying Lawsuit

    Judge Rules Islamic Group
    Must Find Unclassified Evidence
    to Continue Spying Lawsuit

    By Julia Cheever July 3, 2008 A federal judge in San Francisco ruled Wednesday that President Bush cannot use a state secrets argument to dismiss a lawsuit accusing the administration of violating the Foreign Intelligence…

  • Newsom Tempers Gubernatorial Bid Expectations

    Newsom Tempers Gubernatorial Bid Expectations

    San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom File Photo by Luke Thomas By Elaine Santore July 2, 2008 Mayor Gavin Newsom ended speculation about his possible 2010 gubernatorial bid Tuesday when he officially opened an exploratory committee,…

  • Peskin Passes the Baton

    Peskin Passes the Baton

    By Luke Thomas July 2, 2008 District 3 Supervisor and Board President Aaron Peskin yesterday delivered a passing of the baton speech to a new crop of candidates vying to replace him in November. “The…

  • Moyers on Big Oil

    Moyers on Big Oil

    June 30, 2008 Luke ThomasLuke Thomas is a former software developer and computer consultant who proudly hails from London, England. In 2001, Thomas took a yearlong sabbatical to travel and develop a photographic portfolio. Upon…

  • Newsom: “We will fight back” against the NRA

    Newsom: “We will fight back” against the NRA

    June 30, 2008 Part 1 Part 2 Luke ThomasLuke Thomas is a former software developer and computer consultant who proudly hails from London, England. In 2001, Thomas took a yearlong sabbatical to travel and develop…

  • Dancing With the One Who Brung Ya

    Dancing With the One Who Brung Ya

    ” District 6 Supervisor Chris Daly Photos by Luke Thomas By Chris Daly June 30, 2008 Because of you, tonight I can stand here and say that I will be the Democratic nominee for the…