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Californian values: a shared dream

This speech on Californian values and what that means was delivered by Jed Wheeler, our Vice Chairperson, at our March 2017 working convention.  It summarizes our goals and strategy over the next year as we register voters and build the … Read More

Remembering Past Lessons

Editor’s note: While this blog was originally submitted in early January, the recent focus on immigrant targeting and deportation by the Trump administration makes this a very timely post, and underscores the California National Party’s commitment to a sensible, humane … Read More

Reflections on Presidents Day

REFLECTIONS ON PRESIDENTS DAY “ Understanding the spirit of our institutions is to aim at the elevation of men, I am opposed to whatever tends to degrade them.”  Abraham Lincoln, May 17, 1859 Letter to Theodore Canisius To truly observe Presidents Day … Read More

A Velvet Divorce

I am a Californian. For fifty years, starting with Edmund Brown Sr, I have supported Democratic candidates in state and national races. This election, however, with the victory of the most odious man to ever emerge on the American political … Read More

Of War and Peace

It’s clearly stated in the introduction to the California National Party platform: “The CNP is committed to working – through peaceful and democratic means – toward a legally binding referendum on independence.” The italics are mine, for emphasis. Five words … Read More

Think of an Independent California

It’s easy to look at  the results of this past election with a real and grim sense of foreboding.  America has voted in the worst sort of incompetent to ever occupy the Oval Office. Any thinking person with moderate intelligence … Read More

California’s Education Crisis

Coastal elite. For anyone not familiar with the conservative lingo, it is a term often accompanied by accusations of being intellectually antagonistic. This term is slung around like an insult, although like most Californians, it’s a mantle I take no … Read More

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