Tag Archive for Karen Bass

Let California Fail

Since the proposed budget is bad (too many cuts in the wrong places), why should Democrats support it? Why isn’t the state Democratic Party telling the voters that this disaster has been caused by the Republicans? Why are the Democrats not seizing the ideological moment by calling this budget disaster a Republican disaster? We ought to insist now on a budget that is fair — and if that fails, we ought to go to the voters and tell them that the Republicans have caused their state government to fail.
Only then will we have the chance to get real change in California.

Divisiness and Bullying

This quote was pulled from a post on The Flash Report today: “Unity and teamwork are important for the GOP right now — and our leaders should publicly decry the divisive, bullying tactics being used by Senate President Steinberg and Assembly Speaker Bass.” – Jon Flesichman Look in a miror dude, or at least read…

Assembly Speaker on Budget Vote

SACRAMENTO – In this week’s Democratic address, Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) sees spending cuts and new revenues as necessary components of a budget that will help California end a cash crisis that has already impacted employment and state payments to taxpayers. She calls the compromise needed to close California’s $42 billion budget deficit a…

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…