Tom Steyer reportedly mulling California Senate run.
Or, as I would put it, Tom Steyer thinking of eliminating middleman by signing up to directly lose a Senate seat: “Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer is mulling a run for Bar bara Boxer’s Senate seat, according to a person close to the former hedge fund trader.” …and there’s the trouble, right there for Mr. Steyer: all those adjectives. ‘Billionaire’ is at best, neutral. ‘Environmentalist’ is not | Read More »
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D, California) cuts and runs.
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) 6% is retiring. If you listen, you can hear the faint sounds of Democratic politicians all across California as they get up from their breakfasts and calmly go to open up their weapons caches. For there will be a Democratic war in the primaries over this. A California Senator’s seat? Oh, my, yes, but there will be a | Read More »
California requires all health plans to cover abortion
We knew this was eventually going to happen. And if it was going to happen it would more likely than not happen in California (known as the Cereal State because it is populated by fruits, flakes, and nuts). And now it has. California’s Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) Director Michelle Rouillard has ordered all insurance plans in the state to cover surgical abortion for | Read More »
Raising the Diversity Shield in the Carl DeMaio Race
There have been disturbing allegations against Carl DeMaio for a while. Those include all sorts of things including sexual harassment against another guy. Here’s the truth about all this. The NRCC vetted the guy and these allegations were there for a while. They have merit behind them. Were DeMaio a straight guy, the NRCC would have worked overtime to force him out. Republicans all over | Read More »
Field Poll: Barack Obama’s appeal going sharply downward in California.
45/42 favorable ratings. In California. This is not good news for Democrats, going into the formal 2014 election season: I mean, imagine how Obama’s doing elsewhere. Mark DiCamillo, director of the Field Poll, said the trend is ominous for Obama, because the latest declines come from his base. Support among California Democrats dropped 8 percentage points to 68 percent over the last three months. Approval was | Read More »
R.L. Miller and the California Democratic Establishment’s #waronwomen. #ca26
If you are wondering how it is that Jeff Gorell (R CAND, California-26) is managing to put Julia Brownley in such electoral fear – in California, forsooth! – well, it’s because Brownley is an awful candidate, of course. And she has awful friends, too. Let’s go to the Twitter, shall we? First off, meet some of Jeff’s supporters. Women in Ventura County support @JeffGorell for | Read More »
Julia Brownley’s (D, CA-26) new campaign slogan: “Erreichen über den Gang für echte Ergebnisse!”
It would be nice if the Democrats started using military veterans as something else besides mobile props.
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Six Californias: A Democrat-favoring idea that won’t go anywhere
The proposal to split California into six states has gotten enough signatures to make the ballot. Assuming there are no irregularities with the signatures, this means it should be on the ballot for a vote in November.
I doubt the idea will get anywhere though, because it’s one of those rare things that’s bad for Republicans and for Democrat interest groups.
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Fact: They Are After Your Guns and Here is the Proof
How many laws have to be passed before you believe they are after your guns? President Obama and the left have an aggressive gun control agenda – and it’s hiding plain sight. Yet even in respected circles there are many who believe we only need to enact new legislation further restricting gun and ammunition ownership and our problems with crime and mental health will go | Read More »
, Andrew Cuomo
, Barrack Obama
, Executive Order
, Firearm Safety Act
, gun tax
, Gun-Free Zones
, magazine capacity
, Mental Health
, New York
, Sandy Hook
, Second Amendment
, The New York Times
, washington times
Cook Political Report shifts California-26 from Lean D to Toss-up.
This is fallout from last Tuesday’s California primary: freshman Democrat Julia Brownley got 46% of the vote to Republican Jeff Gorell’s 44%. What should probably worry Brownley more is that the combined total percentage of Republican votes was over 50%. It was generally not a great night for California’s Democratic candidates: In CA-07 incumbent freshman Democrat Ami Bera is likewise dealing with an environment where Republicans got | Read More »
Ventura County Democrat Party stalking local GOP House candidate? And lying about it? Hmmm…
Democrat lying isn’t exactly news lately, but all politics are local, as are Democrat lies these days
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California Primary “Endorsements”
Unlike most other states, California uses an “open” primary system where the top two vote getters on primary day advance to the general election regardless of party affiliation. In some ways, this makes the analysis a little difficult. It is possible that in certain districts there may be a Democrat vs. Democrat or Republican vs. Republican in the general election. This article will focus on | Read More »
A summation of Peter Lance’s expose of the Lois Capps (D, CA-24) / Raymond Morua scandal.
While Congresswoman Lois Capps might or might not have directed her subordinates’ behavior, she is still responsible for it.
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Tech at Night: More NetMundial dreaming, More Net Neutrality
So a continuing look at the NetMundial meeting to argue why American stewardship of the Internet is bad. It got hijacked by the Net Neutrality folks and the anti-American folks (with NSA as the word the Orwellian sheep are bleating), which tells you all about the orientation of this movement. Fortunately our adversaries have all the efficiency of the UN: “There were so many welcome speeches, and they went so much over time, that we did not even begin the substantive work of the conference until 5:30pm.”
Even as Putin calls the Internet a CIA project, Obama wants to hand over the Internet to these guys? Insane. Of course, it’s insane that he’s trying again on Net Neturality, though amusingly some Democrats are complaining this third attempt compromises too much.
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, Ajit Pai
, Net Neutrality
, Phone Kill Switch
, Picking winners and losers
, Tech at Night
, Vladimir Putin