Monthly Archives: April 2007

The Right Wing Turns on Greenhut

The predictable “you’re with us or you’re against us” mentality of those on the right wing is rearing its head in the form of backlash against Steve Greenhut.  On Sunday, Greenhut announced his decision to leave today’s GOP borrowing a line from Ronald Reagan on “I didn’t leave the party, the party left me.” Matt…

Edwards Wins The Weekend In San Diego

As a matter of full disclosure, I am supporting John Edwards for President in 2008. Martin Wisckol of the Orange County Register has a gret story in his column today, that pretty much reflects how I feel about the convention and John Edwards. Mixed message The former Senator shows his potential for moving up in presidential…

Convention Follow-up

I’m working on more analysis of the convention speeches but I think in the mean time it may work better, since the convention is now over, to simply provide you with links to audio and video of the individual candidate speeches as they become available.  I will also provide some links to other blog commentary and…

Greenhut’s Dear John to the GOP

An excellent column by Mr. Greenhut in Sunday’s OC Register.  Steve took issue with my hopeful comment that he will be an equal opportunity basher on both major parties.  And while increasingly, I am seeing more negative columns and Ornage Punch blog postings by him, I think the rest of the editorial page staff needs…

More from the Convention floor

Of Resolutions and Politics Sitting here in the Resolutions Committee meeting where the final decision on which of more than 30 Resolutions will make it to the floor as one of the 10 that will be decided upon tomorrow. There has been significant discussion on the floor today around three resolutions. one is regarding a…

Live from the Convention floor

Just back from lunch. Nancy Pelosi just wrapped up her speach. waiting for the next. Senator Barack Obama was just introduced. Pretty much the same number of supporters on the floor as for Clinton. Obama is talking about his start in Chicago working on setting up work training programs and then starting a civil rights…

LIVE FROM San Diego

Blogging Live from the California Democratic Party Convention. Things got off to the usual late start, about 9:30. Chairman Art Torres reported to the 1145 Registered delegates that San Diego is now a Democratic city, 39 to 36 percent. Waiting for Hillary, we have heard from Congressmembers Filner and Davis as well as LG Garamendi,…