2010 election

The Productive 111th Congress

I still shake my head when I think that Americans have returned power to Republicans in the House of Representatives, when the very policies of this party and many of these Congressional representatives are the biggest reasons for our budget crisis and economic woes.  And while the 111th Congress goes home for the Holidays —…

Still $40,000 in Debt, Chuck DeVore Plans 2012 Run

Has it been two weeks since Chuck DeVore left office?  I hadn’t thought about it until I got an email from new Assemblyman Don Wagner on his swearing in ceremony (more on that in a bit).  But Chuck can’t wait until 2012 and the LA Times is reporting he is already planning to run but…

Beth Krom Thanks Her Supporters

A post Thanksgiving party at Hidden Valley in Irvine was the scene of a thank you party for supporters of Beth Krom’s candidacy for CD-48. The party was very well attended and had the air of a campaign event.  Many of those in attendance believe in Beth Krom and her record as a public servant. …

Fear, anger drive Latinos away from Republicans

From the Sacramento Bee: A couple of years ago, I conducted 24 focus groups among Latino immigrants across the country…. After about five or six of the groups, I began asking this question; “If people in America are so against immigrants, why do you think they hire you?” In every group, the answer was the same:…