Tag Archive for Democratic Party

John Hanna Fundraiser This Evening

Just wanted to remind everyone that Rancho Santiago Community College Board Member and my good friend John Hanna is holding his fundraiser tonight from 5:00PM to 8:00 PM at Memphis at the Santora in the Artist’s Village of Santa Ana. I encourage all of you readers to attend.

What the future may hold for Democrats

The following is a Guest Commentary from Richard Lara. Richard Lara is a Ph.D. in philosophy with an emphasis on political philosophy. His research focusses on conceptualizing and explaining the interplay between the forces of conservatism and liberalism in political collectives. He currently teaches at Orange Coast College. There are numerous questions about the future…

Colin Powell: “GOP needs to move to the Center”

A set up to this post.  Matt Cunningham has this post at Red County where he urges state assembly Republicans not to vote for Sam Blakeslee as the new assembly GOP leader because he’s the most liberal member of the GOP assembly. Matt writes: “The bad news is Assembly Republicans are apparently poised to replace…

Breaking News: Senator Arlen Spector Switches Parties

The Washington Post is reporting that Republican senator Arlen Spector has decided to switch parites and is becoming a Democrat.  This news, with the pending seating of Al Franken in Minnesota, would give the Democrats a filibuster-proof 60 seat majority in the Senate. Specter told the paper: “I have decided to run for re-election in 2010 in…

Democrats Should Be Joining the Tea Parties

Democrats are responding to the growing nationwide phenomena of anti-tax “tea parties” protests by mocking them and by pointing out that they are prompted and run by right-wing organizations. Neither response is a winning political strategy. It is pure political stupidity — and bad economic policy — for Democrats to treat the tax protests with derision…