Monthly Archives: January 2008

Your thoughts on the Democratic debate

Thought folks might want a place to add their thoughts on the debate tonight from the Kodak Theater. Both did well. I thought they were exceedingly (perhaps too) civil towards each other. They definitely seemed to be focused on the concerns of California voters – talking about the environment, global warming and immigration issues much…

The YouTube Election: McCain Endorses Romney (in 2002)

I love YouTube.  Anything this bunch of flip-flopping, talk-out-of-both-sides-of-their-mouth, Ring Wing moonBat quasi-conservatives have ever said in the past is somehow recorded and on YouTube.  Here’s John McCain endorsing Mitt Romney’s run for Governor of Massachusetts in 2002. [youtube]QA7JTDjG-Po[/youtube] Quite a different story from last night’s debate at the Reagan Library. Found a lovely site…

GOP Incumbents Jumping Ship

The New York Times is reporting 28 GOP seats are up for grabs this fall; the most ever, as new lobbying laws go into effect soon. January 31, 2008 G.O.P. Exodus in House Bodes Ill for Fall Success By CARL HULSE and DAVID M. HERSZENHORN WASHINGTON — A swelling exodus of senior Republican incumbents from…

Why I am Supporting Barack Obama

Up until this week I was a proud supporter of Fmr. Senator John Edwards.  His commitment to economic justice and organized labor was paramount in that decision.  This week John Edwards concluded his quest for the White House.  I have decided to support one of the remaining candidates on the Democratic side.  The only candidate…

Has Red County Come Out for Romney?

Matt Cunningham’s post in reaction to the Republican Debates seems to give a backhanded endorsement for Mitt Romney but this post, which attacks John McCain. I’m not surprised that Matt is attacking McCain so much since OC GOP notables Mike Schroeder, John Campbell, and Adam Probolsky are all in Romney’s camp. The curious part of…

Will No on 93 Republicans Run for the Same Office in the Measure Passes?

With all the attention on Prop 93 extending the terms of Assembly Speaker Nunez and Senate President Perata, what about other termed out legislators. Specifically, those Republicans who are publicly against Prop 93. Will Todd Spitzer throw his hat in the ring again for example? A few days ago, State Rep. Chuck DeVore reminded me…