Tag Archive for Republican mistakes

Health Insurance Reform: What’s At Stake

On Wednesday the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Urban Institute released a study, “The Cost of Failure to Enact Health Reform: Implications for States,” underscoring the urgent need for reform and why inaction is not an option for Americans.   Data for each state are in the study. Without health insurance reform, within 10 years,…

Republican Obstruction Screws Over Local Governments Again

California Senate Republicans, with the exception of Senator Abel Maldonado, blocked passage of SB 65, the legislation necessary to facilitate the ability of local governments to finance the loss of funding due to the implementation of Prop 1A in order to “balance” the state budget. Again, the Republicans in the Senate placed partisan bickeing over…

The Spanking of Duvall

It’s Monday, the legislative session is “completed,” and “Open Mike” Duvall is still getting spanked by columnists around the state. I’ve gathered a few of them together to make your Monday morning more entertaining. Politics and sexual deviants Don’t look now, but the two are intersecting all over the place. Martin Wisckol Columnist: The Buzz…

Why Fleischman Turned on Duvall

In a nutshell it looks like the California GOP Vice-Chair Jon Fleischman is up to his eyeballs in the “Open Mike” Duvall sex talk scandal.  Back in 2007 Fleischman’s wife Maureen worked for Mike Duvall on his Assembly staff.  Sources tell us she was let go for having an attitude problem. We are hearing it was something along…

Asm. Miller Says He Wasn’t Paying Attention to Duvall

From the bizzaro world of the GOP, Republican Assemblyman, and former Ethics Committee member Jeff Miller claims: From: @CapitolAlert Sent: Sep 10, 2009 2:31p Asm. Jeff Miller says “he wasn’t paying attention” when Duvall dished on sexcapades http://bit.ly/PDrZi. So let’s see if we’ve got this right? Miller wasn’t listening and Duvall was making it all…

President gets no R.E.S.P.E.C.T. from GOP Congressman

Last night during the President’s Health Care speech to Congress, South Carolina Congressman Joe Wilson heckled the President yelling “You Lie!”  There was little respect from the entire GOP Caucus last night but this nut went a bit too far for a member of Congress. He behaved more like the nut-jobs fired up by Sarah…

Ed Royce Town Hall

Below is some of Deborah White’s coverage of the Ed Royce Town Hall meeting from yesterday over on About.com. She tells me she will have some more posted here tomorrow (Monday). Nazi Imagery Distributed at Rep. Ed Royce’s Town Hall Sunday August 9, 2009 The political lunatic fringe today are conservatives, and wow, they’re incredibly…