Mention of my campaign on Community Solutions MN website – and that I’m the only Section 1 City Council candidate with a website

My campaign is mentioned on the Community Solutions MN website and blog.  This blog post, Crystal Elections are Set, mentions all the candidates and lists their websites.  For City Council, Section 1, it mentions how I am the only candidate with a website. I want to be open and honest with the people of Crystal.Continue reading “Mention of my campaign on Community Solutions MN website – and that I’m the only Section 1 City Council candidate with a website”

I support street safety, not just re-striping the streets to bring us back to where we were

I support street safety.  There’s been some talk about re-striping Douglas and 36th Ave. N. back to the two lanes that they used to have, instead of keeping the new one lane system.  I think the new one lane system is a move in the right direction, but that there still needs to be aContinue reading “I support street safety, not just re-striping the streets to bring us back to where we were”

4 file to run for Crystal City Council, Section 1

The filing period was open from May 22nd through June 5th, 2012.  3 other people have filed in this race along with me:  Dave Anderson, Guy Mueller, and David Gasparrini.  You can see all who filed for all offices this year at the City of Crystal’s website.  This will be an interesting election.  There willContinue reading “4 file to run for Crystal City Council, Section 1”

Green Party Presidential Endorsing Meeting

  The Green Party of Minnesota presidential endorsing meeting was this past Saturday, May 19th, 2012.  I attended in support of Dr. Jill Stein of Massachusetts.  She left the Nato protests in Chicago to come to our meeting in Minneapolis.  She spoke to us about her platform and answered questions that Greens had.  Farheen HakeemContinue reading “Green Party Presidential Endorsing Meeting”

2 Endorsements: Green Party and Minneapolis City Council Member Cam Gordon

It is official.  My campaign is endorsed by the 5th Congressional District of the Green Party of Minnesota!   The endorsing meeting was on Thursday, May 3rd at 6 PM at the Hosmer Library in Minneapolis.  It was a unanimous vote by the members to endorse me as a Green Party candidate!  I am committedContinue reading “2 Endorsements: Green Party and Minneapolis City Council Member Cam Gordon”

Pledge to accept NO funds from for profit or non-profit corporations or political action committees (PAC’s)

As I am working to get endorsed by the Green Party, I am making a pledge to accept NO funds from for profit or non-profit corporations or political action committees (PAC’s).  My campaign will only be funded through individuals.  This will keep me responsive to constituents and committed to my values.  I pledge that atContinue reading “Pledge to accept NO funds from for profit or non-profit corporations or political action committees (PAC’s)”

Earthfest at Brooklyn Center High School – Saturday April 14th, 2012

I attended the Earthfest on Saturday April 14th, 2012 at the Brooklyn Center High School.  Will Steger was the keynote speaker at noon.  Will was introduced by Keith Ellison, who said this was his first appearance in Brooklyn Center as it had just recently been redistricted out of the 3rd congressional district and into theContinue reading “Earthfest at Brooklyn Center High School – Saturday April 14th, 2012”

My address to the Crystal City Council to adopt the MovetoAmend.org sample resolution against corporate personhood.

I attended the April 17th, 2012 Crystal City Council meeting to address the City Council during the open forum.  I prepared in advance to speak about the supreme court ruling in 2010, Citizens United vs. Federal Elections Commission, the ruling that says corporations are people and money is speech.  Movetoamend.org has a lot of goodContinue reading “My address to the Crystal City Council to adopt the MovetoAmend.org sample resolution against corporate personhood.”