Tag Archive for LA Times

Reagan Would Have Been Thrown Under the Bus Today

In Facebook postings and email exchanges with conservatives friends leading up to tomorrow’s Primary Day elections, a persistent theme emerges: the desire by Republicans for another galvanizing Ronald Reagan figure.  In 30 years, the Republicans have gone from a positive message from a popular and likeable leader (“It’s Morning in America”) to a rudderless ship…

AB-32 is not the Jobs Killer opponents say it is

We had the experience of personally meeting Jon Fleischman yesterday at a fundraiser for the USA Men’s and Women’s Olympic Volleyball teams at Morton’s Steak House in Anaheim.  And while this experience did little to change my perception of Mr. Fleischman, it did call to mind a post he placed on the FlashReport about what a…

LA Times and Capitol Weekly Team up on New State Political Blog

The LA Times and Capitol Weekly have launched a new blog aimed at covering California politics.  Which means they’ll go after Republicans and Democrats alike, and not just Democrats and public unions a la the Register’s editorial pages or Steven Greenhut’s new venture. Check out the new site here. Anthony York, editor of the Capitol…

LA Times: Restore Majority Rule in California

The LA Times has an editorial calling for the end of the Tyranny of the Minority. Here’s a sample of the story: Indeed, the cutbacks may trigger a vicious cycle: By worsening the recession, they further reduce state revenues, which will lead to even more cutbacks as long as the Republicans continue to cling to…