The Watercooler ~ Oh no! Janet Napolitano’s Coming to California???
I’m watching the wrap up of the George Zimmerman trial and thinking the chances of Zimmerman being acquitted are extremely good. I hope it is a unanimous decision for the six-woman jury, but all it takes is one juror to prevent Zimmerman from being convicted of second-degree murder or the lesser manslaughter charge the judge will allow the jury to consider. Obviously, even though it | Read More »
The Watercooler ~ Democrats Clash With Governor Jerry Brown Over Obamacare
Even Governor Jerry Brown sees the danger of trusting the federal government to uphold their end of the bargain in the Affordable Care Act: “The ultimate costs of expanding our healthcare system under the Affordable Care Act are unknown,” he told the Legislature in his January State of the State address. “Ignoring such known unknowns would be folly.” Democrats — who control both houses of | Read More »
The Watercooler ~ California Reeling
Thought I would cover a few items of interest taking place in and around California lately. Part of my growing apathy with politics of late is the dismal future Republicans are facing here. But we got a brief reprieve from the suffocation of a supermajority of Dems in the state Senate when a rising star in the party suddenly resigned his Senate seat last Friday | Read More »