BCGP ELECTS NEW FEMALE CO-CHAIR AND SECRETARY
Diane Uriegas-Female Co-Chair
Congratulations to newest members of BCGP Steering Committee.
Many thanks to outgoing Secretary Paul Pipkin for his service.
WHEN; SUNDAY FEB, 5, 2017
WHERE: MISSION BRANCH LIBRARY 3134 ROOSEVELT AVE
TIME; 4-6 PM
Dr. Stein spoke before hundreds of supporters in EVA Galeria de Arte. Green party candidates for Statewide and local offices spoke before Dr. Stein.
• $15 minimum wage
• Free college
• Forgive all student debt
• Stop the TPP
• Reform the prison industrial complex
• Hold the police accountable and stop the needless, shootings of African Americans
• legalize marijuana nationally
• End the wars in the Middle East saving millions of lives and billions of dollars..
• Reform our broken health system with single payer that covers everyone.
* Renter’s rights: rent control stops gouging. End no-cause evictions.Join us on Sunday October 16 from 4-7pm at Galeria EVA! 3412 S. Flores St.
Featuring Rodolfo Rivera Muñoz, candidate for the Texas Supreme Court. (@ a minute & a half)
Video by Ala’a Ibrahim for The Daily Texan, Austin TX
Jill Stein: Why I should be in the debates
Largest group of voters are independents. Four candidates should be included.
According to USA TODAY, 76% of voters want four-candidate debates. Voters need to know all their options and see all candidates debating on a wide range of issues. Every candidate who could win a majority of the electoral college should be included.
The Democrats and Republicans should not exclude their competitors. The debate commission is a deception created by the parties to keep competition out. It undermines democracy for two parties to silence their competition. In 1988, the League of Women Voters warned the parties would “perpetrate a fraud on the American voter” and refused to be “an accessory to the hoodwinking of the American public.”
The debates will ignore critical issues. I am the only candidate who does not take corporate donations or have a super PAC and therefore can represent the people.
No other candidate has a plan to end the debt of Millennials, who are unable to participate in the economy because of unfair college tuition.
No other candidate will bring the rule of law to Wall Street and break up big banks.
High-quality health care through an improved Medicare for all is only supported by me.
I’m the only candidate urging a World War II-style mobilization to confront climate change, creating a clean-energy economy and an emergency jobs program.
These are some of the many issues, supported by majorities of U.S. voters, that will not be discussed with only two candidates debating.
Democrats and Republicans nominated the two most unpopular candidates in history, both parties are shrinking, and the largest group of voters are independents. Four candidates should be included.
The central issue of our time — the crisis of democracy — will not be discussed. Is this a country dominated by people or corporations? Do people rule or does money?
The two parties represent the interests of corporations and money and should not be able to keep out competition. A country ruled by the people demands open debates.
Jill Stein is the Green Party nominee for president of the United States
(“Dorchals”) at 1902 S.Flores have invited us to their Brewery Cafe for a Monday Sept 26 Debate Watch Party. Offered space for us to table Jill Stein material.
The debate will run from 9 to 10:30 pm EDT at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. That is 8 to 9:30 CDT here in Texas. Various streams will kick in at 7:30. Plan to be at Dorćol by @ 7:00 pm.
Rachell Tucker, Diana Kendall and Rodolfo Munoz are watching a new signee to Bexar County Green Party that took place at 1st International Reggae Fest at Rosedale park on August 20th, 2016. It rained and rained but the Bexargreens never … Continue reading
ALSO: CNN GREEN PARTY PRESIDENTIAL TOWN HALL
EARLIER; On Wednesday, there was a CNN town hall with Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein. It was another chance for people to learn about an option outside the two major parties.
Just like the Libertarian Party, win or lose in November, the party’s popularity is rising.
It’s not easy finding a Green Party member in Texas, but a small group of San Antonians gathered to watch their presidential hopeful Jill Stein during a CNN town hall on Wednesday.
“We want more jobs for the working class that do not exploit our environment, which could cause health problems for the coming generations,” said Antonio Diaz, a Bexar County Green Party member.
The local Green Party isn’t very big, typically getting single-digit attendance at meetings, but that’s quickly changed because of this year’s unusual election cycle.
“There’s been a definite effect and its very positive,” said Herb Gonzalez of the Bexar County Green Party. “We’re just kind of having to go, ‘Wow, what are we going to do with all these people?’”
Many new members include former Bernie Sanders supporters.
“Some of my friends that were for Bernie Sanders want to vote for Trump,” said Edward Martinez, who won’t be voting for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. “Originally, I was a Republican with Ronald Reagan. After that, you know, I switched to Democrat.
When Martinez was asked if he thought he found his home with the Green Party, he responded, “I think so.”
While a Jill Stein victory is highly unlikely, the Bexar County Green Party hopes to ride this wave of momentum past November.
“Vote for Jill Stein ,and if not, stick with us because if they keep voting Green and continue to vote, we will make that change that voters need and want,” Diaz said.
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See KENS5 vidclip of Bexar watch-party: http://www.kens5.com/news/politics/elections/going-green-third-party-organizing-in-san-antonio/301278013