Thursday, May 15, 2008

FDR Dem Club Announces Endorsements

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Democratic Club has announced the following endorsements:

California State Senate
39th District - Christine Kehoe

California State Assembly
76th District - Lori Saldaña
78th District – Marty Block
80th District – Greg Pettis

San Diego City Attorney
Scott Peters

San Diego City Council – District 1
Sherri Lightner

San Diego City Council – District 3
Todd Gloria
Stephen Whitburn

San Diego City Council – District 5
George George

San Diego City Council – District 7
Marti Emerald

San Diego Community College District
Area B - Bill Schwandt
Area D - Dwayne Crenshaw

San Diego County Board of Education
District 2 - Jose Preciado
District 4 - Mark Anderson

San Diego School Board
Richard Barrera
John Lee Evans
Shelia Jackson

City of San Diego Propositions
A – Yes
B – Yes
C – Yes

State Ballot Measures
Proposition 98 - NO
Proposition 99 – YES

The FDR Club was founded on the principles of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “Economic Bill of Rights” from his 1944 State of the Union Address.

These principles include:

• The right to a useful and remunerative job in the industries or shops or farms or mines of the nation;
• The right to earn enough to provide adequate food and clothing and recreation;
• The right of every farmer to raise and sell his products at a return which will give him and his family a decent living;
• The right of every businessman, large and small, to trade in an atmosphere of freedom from unfair competition and domination by monopolies at home or abroad;
• The right of every family to a decent home;
• The right to adequate medical care and the opportunity to achieve and enjoy good health;
• The right to adequate protection from the economic fears of old age, sickness, accident, and unemployment;
• The right to a good education.

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