Tag Archive for Politics

Who’s the Girlie-Man Now?

Back in July 2004, when the California legislature was 17 days late in voting on the state budget, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger mocked Democratic legislators by calling them“girlie-men.” But who’s the girlie-man now?

The Gang That Couldn’t Appoint Straight

By Michael D. Fox/The Moving Target Contributing Writer During the presidential election campaign, even Barack Obama’s most severe detractors conceded that he was smart, politically savvy, and had put together a team of brilliant advisors and managers.  Everyone expected that President Obama would carry the cool professionalism and political acumen of his campaign into his…

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…

The Mouse Effect

What was once thought of as a one-time effort of political consolidation to prevent the permeation of housing into the infamous Anaheim Resort District has now become a full fledged attempt of Disneyland’s political ascension. Disney has lined the coffers of the California Republican Party, Anaheim Chamber of Commerce, and the S.O.A.R. initiative with hundreds…

Politics at ComicCon 2008

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zu3S5qP4OG0[/youtube] and if the link doesn’t work: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zu3S5qP4OG0&feature=dir   The politics of ComicCon 2008.  From the folks at BarelyPolitical.com