Tag Archive for DNC

Rumors & Lies for CDP Chair

On Sunday morning, Eric Bauman sent an email to let folks know he’s closed in on the number of committed delegates needed to secure the nomination as the next chair for the California Democratic Party.  But he buried the lede. Bauman revealed he and his husband Michael are the subject of rumors that they engage…

So Where Does Iyad Afalqa Live?

Mirvette Judah is not the only late entry for a Regional Director election in Orange County.  Irvine’s Iyad Afalqa is running, as a late entry, for Regional Director in Region 18 (not the same one); And there are three other candidates for this spot. I’ve received multiple emails asking about Afalqa’s address.  The confusion stems…

Sanders and Perez Announce “Come Together and Fight Back” Tour

Senator Bernie Sanders, DNC Chair Tom Perez and other Democratic Party leaders will be traveling to nine “red” and “purple” states starting on April 17th.  Along with local activists they are tentatively scheduled to hold rallies in Maine, Kentucky, Florida, Nebraska, Utah, Montana, Arizona and Nevada. More information will be released in the coming days. The purpose…

Hillary’s Post Convention Bump Raises Her Prospects

I try not to pay attention to the presidential polls in the days following each party’s convention because the respective candidates get a bounce of sorts that elevates their status in the polls. After the GOP convention, Republican nominee Donald Trump had effectively tied the score and even Nate Silver’sThirtyEight.com site had Trump and Hillary…

Tim Kaine — More Liberal Than You Think

Secretary Hillary Clinton made a safe choice in selecting swing-state Virginian Tim Kaine as her running mate (I was hoping for Senator Elizabeth Warren to make this ticket truly historic but Warren will be far more powerful as a member of the Senate than as Vice President), and almost immediately, the liberal wing of the…

#HillaryOrBust

If you’re so inclined to play PowerBall or any of the big money California Lottery games (and who doesn’t from time to time), there’s an old saying — “A Lottery is a Tax on people who are bad at math.”  Your likelihood of winning the Grand Prize in any big money lottery is significantly less…