Tag Archives: Peace & Freedom Party

An I told you so moment

When you get to my age you may have the chance to look back upon your activism and realize that some of it was misguided or mistaken; you will also realize some moments that can be characterized as “I told … Continue reading

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PFP 1 Step Forward 2 Back

One Step Forward & Two Giant Leaps Backward for PFP I was on cloud nine when I learned that my 1998 running mate Gloria La Riva and legendary AIM (American Indian Movement) activist Dennis Banks won the PFP (Peace & … Continue reading

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The Many Menus of Socialism

The many menus for socialism “Voting for Socialism is not Socialism any more than a menu is a meal. Socialism must be organized, drilled, equipped, and the place to begin is in the industries where the workers are employed…Without such … Continue reading

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National Chicano Moratorium 2016

August 28, 1970, pioneering Chicano Journalist Ruben Salazar was killed by a Los Angeles Sheriffs Deputy who fired a tear gas projectile into a bar literally blowing Ruben’s head off. On that day and at other Chicano Moratorium events protesting … Continue reading

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I Like Bill but I Back Bernie: Feeling the Bern since 1972

One of my signature photos is with Bill Clinton and having met him and heard him speak you’ve got to admire his brilliance, his oratorical ability and his ability to persuade.  That doesn’t mean I agree with his politics nor … Continue reading

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Replacing a Fighter: U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer’s seat up for grabs

It’s going to be hard to replace Senator Barbara Boxer.  She’s been one of the best representatives California has ever had in Congress. Wikipedia points out that: She previously held the record for the most popular votes in any U.S. … Continue reading

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Jan B. Tucker for Vice President: Israel & Palestine

PEACE FOR ISRAEL & PALESTINE The first problem with arguments about the Middle East and what to do to bring peace to the peoples of Israel and Palestine suffer from the fallacies of ambiguity, a variety of informal fallacies in … Continue reading

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What’s worse than Armenian Genocide Denial?

When it comes to Armenia and Armenians, there are actually things worse than Holocaust/Genocide denial. Before I get to that issue though, let me recount my own history of dealing with Armenian international and domestic issues and explain how I … Continue reading

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2014 Election Recommendations

How I’m Voting (or would vote if I lived in your district) Statewide Offices: Governor – No recommendation. Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown’s father—Edmund G. “Pat” Brown, sr.–said it all during Jerry’s first stint as Governor when he said that he … Continue reading

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Is Tucker a Jew, a Zionist, a Mossad Agent, or or or?

In the private investigative world, the Archie Bunkers of the world accuse me of being anti-police and a Communist Pinko Meathead.  On the left, I get accused of being everything from a CIA/FBI operative to a Zionist agent for Mossad … Continue reading

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