Tag Archive for Barbara Boxer

Has Chuck DeVore Already Thrown in the Towel?

While the LA Times pondered the political future of US Senate candidate Chuck DeVore and why, in spite of the support of the Teabagger movement, he’s not raising more money or being more competitive.  You can read about it here, but my favorite part of the article is a confession of sorts from Chuck: “Ballot titles…

Obama helps Boxer raise money for election – “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” hecklers steal show

Obama: What the young man was talking about was we need to – we need to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” which I agree with and which we have begun to do. But let me say this: When you’ve got an ally like Barbara Boxer and you’ve got an ally like me who are standing for the same thing, then you don’t know exactly why you’ve got to holler, because we already hear you, all right? I mean, it would have made more sense to holler that at the people who oppose it.

Bill Maher’s “New Rules”

New Rule: You can’t use the statement “there will be no cooperation for the rest of the year” as a threat if there was no cooperation in the first half of the year. Here’s a word the president should take out of his teleprompter: bipartisanship. People only care about that in theory, not in practice.”
– Bill Maher, 3/26/2010

Chuck DeVore Thinks “We Consume Too Much Health Care.”

Assemblyman Chuck DeVore, who hopes to replace Barbara Boxer as California’s junior Senator, was interviewed on Fox News channel today and was asked about his perspective on the Health Care legislation before the Senate. DeVore claims that part of the problem of the costs of our health care system is that because many of us have insurance, we don’t ask about the cost of ourt health care. He thinks that the problem is that doctors are forced to perform too many tests to stave off potential lawsuits.