Tag Archive for Elections

Beth Krom on the Radio

Pat Lynch, editor-in-chief and host of “Speak Up” on womensradio.com recently interviewed Irvine’s Beth Krom, who, as most of you know, is running for Congress in the 48th District which is mostly Irvine. Have a listen to the broadcast here. From the article that accompanies the audio interview: “An advocate for balanced planning, ensuring a…

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…

Four Obama Inspired Lessons for California Democrats – Part Two

Last week I wrote that the Obama campaign should serve as a master class in winning elections for Democrats, but, unfortunately, not enough California Democrats are playing attention to the Obama campaign’s most important lessons. We’ve dealt with the first two lessons — (1) Blame Republicans and Present a Democratic Solution, and (2) Use the Internet. The remaining two Obama inspired lessons are (3) Expand the Electorate, and (4) Champion the Middle Class. Let’s tackle them now.

Four Obama Inspired Lessons for California Democrats

By Michael D. Fox/The Moving Target Contributing Writer The Obama campaign should serve as a master class in winning elections for Democrats.  Unfortunately, not enough California Democrats are playing attention to the Obama campaign’s most important lessons. As the effects of the state’s budget crisis and the nation’s economic meltdown hit more and more California…

San Francisco Voters Should Just Say Yes

And vote to name their new sewage treatment plant after President George W. Bush. As this story from a UK newspaper details.This has me thinking. What county wide projects, roads, bridges and intersections should be named after Orange County officials? The Mike Carona Orange Crush? The Mike Schroeder Lemon Grove.

Obama Increases Lead on McCain

This from www.fivethirtyeight.com.  President-elect Obama has 345 electoral college votes to McCain’s 193.  These numbers based on state-by-state polling results from multiple sources aggregated to project a singel outcome. Of course, this changes weekly and a lot can happen between now and election day. Editor’s Note: The data from fivethirtyeight.com comes from http://3bluedudes.com/ProjectDatabase.htm which has an election…