CA-10: the last of the four.
Everybody wants to talk about the VA/NJ races, or NY-23, which makes sense: they’re gripping. But all the way over in CA-10 is a race between Republican David Harmer and Democrat Lt Gov. John Garamendi; one that Garamendi seems determined to win pretty much in spite of himself. It’s a hard district for a Republican to win, being D+11; but Harmer isn’t running as anything | Read More »
California taxpayer raid: “Think of it as a forced, interest-free loan…”
(h/t: Instapundit) California’s come up with another way to ensure that when the state finally crashes, it’s really going to crash: California to withhold a bigger chunk of paychecks The amount goes up 10% on Sunday as Sacramento borrows from taxpayers. Technically, it’s not an income tax increase: You’ll get the money back eventually. Reporting from Los Angeles and Sacramento – Starting Sunday, cash-strapped California | Read More »
There’s dumb, and then there’s DUMB.
And if a further level of dumb is needed, there’s John Garamendi (D) levels of dumb. In order of dumbness: Dumb. Not doing elementary fact-checking before you send out a campaign flyer that mixes up your opponent with a guy from another state. As Jim Geraghty put it: “Same name, different guy.” Dumber. Not being mature enough to apologize when your smear is caught and | Read More »
Three Congressional Seats of interest.
Just a quick survey: CA-10 (D+11): David Harmer isn’t quitting this particular special election, and he’s having a bit of fun with the… well, I don’t know what John Garamandi was trying to do here: …but I hope that he does it again. A lot. FL-08 (R+2): Alan Grayson opened his mouth again; apparently he’s under the impression that there are no such things as | Read More »