Tag Archive for Republicans

CA Legislature struggles to fill budget gap

Got his note from Sacramento last night regarding the attempts of the legislature to find some solution to the gaping hole in the California Budget. Republicans have been attempting to hold the state hostage while the Democrats are at least trying to come up with solutions while working around the barriers raised by the spoiled…

WDYT: 40th CD Planning Thread

As promised, I’m starting a discussion today on how to campaign & win in OC’s Congressional Districts. And today, we’re beginning with the 40th. Where should we start? Unfortunately, Democrat Christina Avalos only managed to earn 37.5% of the vote against Republican incumbent Ed Royce. However, the Presidential vote was much closer between McCain and…

Sold Out by the Red and Blue

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JSBhI_0at0[/youtube] I’m already becoming conflicted with President-Elect Obama’s handling of the economic crisis. Now don’t get me wrong, I understand that he has very limited capability right now, for example, he is, for all intents and purposes, powerless within the executive branch of government at the moment. However, what is the deal with his continued…

What ever happened to free-market Capitalism?

AIG Bailout Means Drastic About-Face for Feds Government Providing AIG With $85 Billion Loans; Feds’ Move Stands in Stark Contrast to Decision on Lehman Brothers By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ and CHARLES HERMAN ABC NEWS Business Unit Sept. 17, 2008- Hoping to avoid a worldwide financial meltdown, the U.S. government last night took the unprecedented step of…

Telling fish stories and grasping at pigs

The McCain-Palin Campaign released a new campaign ad the other day. Grandpa McCain is trying to tell that he and his earmark queen running mate are the “Original Mavericks.” That they will take on the special interests in Washington, D.C.; and that they represent the change America needs. You guessed it, more reindeer droppings from…