Sheila Kuehl: The approach adopted by this measure is like holding a gun to your head and shouting “Stop me before I hurt somebody!”
Like Mega Bucks Meg Whitman, Damon Dunn has not participated in the electoral politics, having voted only one time in his life. Despite his lack of credentials, he is a darling of the Republican Party
Next year, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s circus will leave Sacramento. The cigar tents will be packed up and his menagerie of lobbyists and hangers-on will follow him out of town. And like a departing circus it will leave in its wake a barren field strewn with garbage and elephant shit. Whoever is the next Republican nominee for governor will have to at least promise to clean up some of this mess. The last thing the state needs is a Margaret Thatcher wannabe.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt declared that the test of our nation was “not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.” California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger might be married to a Kennedy but his governing philosophy is pure George W. Bush […]
by Herb Engstrom — The October issue of “The Democratic Voice,” the newsletter of the Santa Clara County Democratic Club, contained an article entitled “No on Proposition 11” by member Jeanne Lamar. Those of us who support Prop. 11 were not given an opportunity to respond before the publication of the newsletter. I’ll take this […]
The arrest of California Republican Party voter registration consultant Mark Jacoby, owner of Young Political Majors (YPM), in connection with massive voter registration fraud marks one step toward bringing these criminals to justice.
Some astute political observers are seeing a parallel between this year’s general election in California and the elections of 1976 when the Republican Party cratered in the aftermath of Watergate. I remember 1976 very well. It was the year I graduated from law school, passed the bar, became an attorney, and began working for an […]