Tag Archive for Congress

Pending Government Shutdown will be Blamed on Republicans

Jose Solorio and Texas Senator Ted Cruz

For the Republican Party in Orange County, California and nationally, “compromise” is still a dirty word.  In the view of our friends on the right, “compromise” increasingly means “do things our way.”  No give and take, just take. As Congress debates the debt ceiling and the defunding of Obamacare, a new poll suggests that 4…

Michele Bachmann will quit in 2014

Michele Bachmann Iowa

After a failed run for the Presidency in 2012, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann continued to push her extremist agenda on the American public with reckless abandon. From my perspective she was the last TEA-Party extremist I would have expected to leave congress. I was wrong.

NRA Blames Society, Videogames for CT School Shooting

  The National Rifle Association finally broke it’s silence about the school shooting in Newtown today with a press conference in which they refused to take questions.  The media was instead invited for one on ones next week, which is likely to be a by-invitation only only with “safe” reporters from Fox News and conservative…

Dan Choi stumps for Jay Chen

Our troops and military veterans risk their lives whenever our nation needs them.   Many fought long and hard for the right to serve with dignity and equality in the military.  These same soldiers were subject to the discrimination of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT), and I celebrate the repeal of a policy that forced…

Blue America Profiles Congressional Candidate Jay Chen

Jay Chen is a dynamic and smart Democratic candidate for Congress who has Ed Royce so afraid that Royce cancels appearances where Chen will be and Royce refused to debate Chen least he give voters in North Orange County any reason to doubt why they should return Royce to Congress.  Blue America profiled Chen this…