Nary a Clue

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*+-Tom Degan: If ignorance is ever made into a human virtue, Sarah Palin, you may be sure, will receive the Nobel Prize.

How Do You Get to Be a Delegate?

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*+-It’s happening again! I’m getting a slew of emails from friends because they don’t have a clue who they should vote for in the upcoming California Democratic Party Delegate election. Like the judicial elections, the average voter is either completely clueless or is only vaguely aware of the delegate process. Most voters know very little about the candidates and still more don’t know there is an election on Jan 8 and Jan 9.

Judges and Propositions

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*+-It’s frightening to think that a judge you know next to nothing about but will vote for in November may ultimately find his way to the Supreme Court.

Low Voter Turnout: Are We Downsizing Democracy?

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*+-The voter turnout numbers are an embarrassment. Throughout the country in nonpresidential elections, less than 30 percent of voters turn out for elections. In presidential campaigns, billions are spent and the media does focus on the national race, horserace style, which isn’t something to cheer about either. In nonpresidential elections, we are facing a political […]