August, 2011

Voting Out the Electoral College

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Creating over-reaching solutions for non-existent problems is what California legislators are good at. A textbook example of this is a bill awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature which would change the state’s Electoral College process. AB 459 passed in the Legislature in July without any...

CA Assembly Refuses To Make Its Budget Public

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Gov. Vetoes Bill Forbidding Paid Signature Gatherers

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Lawmaker Questions California's Unspent Stimulus Funds

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Sacramento’s Delusions of Grandeur

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Sacramento officials are still actively pursuing building a downtown sports arena and entertainment facility. Despite climbing unemployment in the region, escalating business closures, widespread home foreclosures and declining tax revenue, arena talks are in full swing. City officials have cut majo...

Calif. Jobless Above Twice Mexico’s

Monday, August 1st, 2011

There's a lot wrong in Mexico. The recent murder spree is one, although that's largely because the Mexican government is following U.S. government orders to intensify the "war" on drugs. The Mexicans should tell the Yanqui to get lost. Another part of the murder problem is that honest Mexica...

Jerry Brown Picks His Kind of Judge

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Gov. Jerry Brown's decision to nominate UC Berkeley law professor Goodwin Liu to the California Supreme Court is a highly partisan poke in the eye at Republicans, given that GOP congressional criticisms led Liu, in May, to withdraw his name from contention for a slot on the 9th U.S. Circuit Cour...