Dotty Lemieux: Stonewall was raided, the patrons rousted and then rioted. They may not have shouted “We’re not going to take it anymore,” but that was the effect and things started to change. Slowly.
Dotty Lemieux: Business and big agricultural interests are lining up to once again push for the watering down of California’s landmark environmental legislation – the forty year old California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
Dotty LeMieux: As I watched one of my favorite all time classic feel good All American holiday movies, A Christmas Story, last night, I couldn’t help but cringe that the plot of that whole show revolved around one little boy’s desire for a bb gun.
Dotty Lemieux: All is not gloom and doom for the Golden State after all. And if we tackle the inequities in Proposition 13, especially the ones favoring the largest corporate abusers, the outlook could become all the more rosy.
Dotty Lemeiux: [dc]R[/dc]omney clearly held the President down and pummeled him with his riding crop most of Wednesday evening. The patrician bully smiled throughout and lied masterfully, while the president tried not to squirm.
Dotty Lemieux: Invisible Paul Ryan can dodge and weave an invisible Todd Akin as he tells people his own plan for limiting abortion and protecting Medicare. Real senior citizens can pelt him with mock vouchers from the wings.
Dotty LeMieux: It’s got to be juicy, or Romney’d join with most the other Presidential candidates of the last forty years and let the public see the numbers.
Dotty LeMieux: Either the Mittster was up to his eyeballs in Bain management and had an active role in decision-making during that period, or he is a clueless wonder who can’t keep track of the boards he sits on and shouldn’t be trusted with a child’s piggy bank, let alone the finances of a major company or the United States Treasury.