Steve Garvey, the former LA Dodgers legend/Republican paternity lawsuit machine, was immediately called out by Rep. Adam Schiff as soon as he entered the California US Senate race.
The state seeks to disbar Trump attorney John Eastman, who once clerked for Justice Clarence Thomas, for his work following the 2020 election.
The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk confirmed that a man who worked during the California recall effort who showed up to his post wearing Trump merchandise has been dismissed. “The election worker was contacted and advised that the attire was inappropriate and unacceptable,” the county clerk’s office tweeted. “Based on his response and reports that other…
The Hosts of “Fox and Friends” Are Pushing Bogus Voter Fraud Claims Ahead of California’s Recall Election
The hosts of “Fox and Friends” are pushing unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud ahead of California’s recall election, which will determine whether incumbent Governor Gavin Newsom will remain in office amid conservative backlash against Covid-19 restrictions. “The degradation of that state under his [Newsom’s] leadership is really quite apparent,” one of the hosts said during…
The majority of Californians are opposed to recalling Governor Gavin Newsom, according to a new poll. The poll, conducted by the University of California-Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies for the Los Angeles Times, found that 60% of California voters would reject recalling Newsom compared to just 39% who say they support removing Newsom from office….
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) criticized Republicans who are looking to recall California Governor Gavin Newsom (D), referring to the recall effort as a “bold-faced Republican power grab” in a new ad. “At this unprecedented moment in American history, when we’re trying to address the crisis of climate change, guarantee health care for all and pass…
California has suffered through the Coronavirus over the last year and a half. And due to a quirk in the recall system, Republicans have a shot at taking over the governor’s office. The chief candidate for the GOP is Larry Elder, a businessman and radio host. Elder has made countless offensive comments in the past…
Caitlyn Jenner, a former Olympic champion and reality television star, wants to be the next governor of California. In order to do so, she has hired some pretty big names when it comes to campaign strategy. One of those big names was Brad Parscale, who was demoted from being Donald Trump’s campaign manager after a…
California Attorney General Rob Bonta (D) announced that California has added five more states, including Florida, to the list of places where state-funded travel is banned because of laws that discriminate against members of the LGBTQ community. “Make no mistake: We’re in the midst of an unprecedented wave of bigotry and discrimination in this country…
Donald Trump’s election in 2016 changed politics forever and did so in many different ways. One of the more unfortunate consequences is that now “anyone” thinks they can run for high offices with no qualifications. This is certainly the case with Caitlyn Jenner. She is well known of course as the parent of two of…
Caitlyn Jenner Has No Chance at Winning CA Gov. Race But Fox News is Still Giving Her Prime Time Town Hall With Sean Hannity
Caitlyn Jenner may have been one of the greatest athletes in the world at one point, but she has no experience in politics. Still, she has decided to throw her hat in the ring for a possible recall election against Gavin Newsom. Jenner is certainly an odd fit in the Republican party. The GOP has…
A lot of Donald Trump’s cabinet members have been objects of ridicule. Oreo Cookies made fun of Ben Carson after a HUD gaffe. Late night news hosts ripped Wilbur Ross for his physical and behavioral similarities to Mr. Burns from the Simpsons. But no figure has been the figure of more disdain than Education Secretary…
The Trump administration has rejected California’s request for disaster relief funds to tackle wildfires and to help residents displaced by a string of fires that have impacted the state. “The request for a Major Presidential Disaster Declaration for early September fires has been denied by the federal administration,” said Brian Ferguson, a spokesman for the…
Trump Tells GOP to “Fight Hard” After California Orders Republicans to Stop Using Illegal Ballot Collection Containers
President Donald Trump encouraged Republicans to “fight hard” after California’s attorney general and chief elections officer order GOP officials to stop using private ballot collection containers that had been marked as “official” dropboxes to collect ballots. “They have been taking advantage of the system for years!” the president alleged. Fight hard Republicans. They have been…
President Donald Trump claimed, with no evidence, that California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) will make sure Democrats win the state in the upcoming general election thanks to “a pure Sleepy Joe Democrat firm to count and ‘harvest’ votes.” “No way Republicans get a fair shake. Lawyers, get started!!!” Trump wrote. “California is in big trouble….
Endorsements can be an extremely powerful thing during election season. They can be especially formidable if they come from someone within the opposite party. This was obvious during the DNC when prominent Republicans like John Kasich, Christine Whitman and Susan Molinari endorsed Joe Biden. David Valadao was a 3 term Congressman in California’s 21st district…
The Republican National Committee (RNC), the National Republican Congressional Committee, and the California Republican Party filed a joint lawsuit against California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) over his executive orders to use mail-in ballots for the November election. “Democrats continue to use this pandemic as a ploy to implement their partisan election agenda, and Governor Newsom’s…
Donald Trump this morning tweeted his strong opposition to California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plans to suspend the death penalty in the state. “Defying voters, the Governor of California will halt all death penalty executions of 737 stone cold killers,” Trump tweeted. “Friends and families of the always forgotten VICTIMS are not thrilled, and neither am…
Now that the California Republican Party is dead, Democrats in the Golden State have decided to declare war on President Donald Trump. After their massive state-wide victories in the November 6 midterm elections Democrats returned to the state capitol in Sacramento with both a strong mandate and a clear mission: to fight everything President Donald…
Jerry Brown says the deadly California wildfires will convert all climate change skeptics into climate change believers within five years. Brown is the Democratic California Governor and he said Sunday morning that he believes the science surrounding the deadly wildfires will become so evident that skeptics will no longer be able to avoid the truth…
The California Republican Party is now dead. The most recent evidence of this appeared last night as California Democrats completed their sweep of the congressional delegation in Orange County. Democrat Gil Cisneros defeated Young Kim, a Republican, to capture a fourth seat in a county that had once been one of the most conservative in the…
Trump is going to seek to revoke Obama era standards that gave California that power to fight smog and auto emissions.
California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom easily won the state’s primary for governor on Tuesday and will face a Republican businessman endorsed by President Donald Trump in the November general election. The charismatic Newsom is seen as a possible contender for the 2020 Democratic Party presidential nomination. In his victory speech Newsom immediately made the California…
These are dark days for the Republican Party in California. Last week the Sacramento Bee reported that the GOP is behind both the Democratic Party and Independents in the number of registered voters. Last month we reported that there may be no Republican candidate for either governor or U.S. Senator on the ballot in November’s…
There is an ongoing political debate in the United States about which political party is more fiscally responsible. Historically Republicans claimed they were, because they believed in lower taxes and lower spending. They accused Democrats of being the “tax and spend” party, and this attack line helped the GOP take political control of Congress, the…
The death toll from the deadliest rash of wildfires in California history has risen to 43, after a 17-year-old girl who was badly burned in the fires earlier this month died at a hospital, officials said on Monday.
“The leader of the free world can’t continue to use language that legitimizes the actions of extremists groups that promote hate.”
If the legislation becomes law, it stands to reason that Trump won’t be allowed on the California ballot in the 2020 presidential election.
“Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Ca.), facing angry constituents at town hall, calls GOP health care bill ‘bipartisan..both parties working together’,” even though not a single Democrat voted for it.
“California could very well become an organized non-payer. They could recommend non-compliance with the federal tax code.”
California voters beat back an assault on their intelligence and social consciousness by Republicans and corporations to promote the general welfare of the people.
Nestlé lawyers unload a barrage of procedural motions and unnecessary legal briefs to prevent having “its water rights” violated.
While campaigning in Redding, California, Donald Trump blurted out a statement of total racism in the middle of his rally.
While campaigning in California, former President Bill Clinton destroyed Donald Trump over the presumptive Republican nominee’s refusal to release his tax returns.
Democrats push the governor to relax his grip on surplus money because the state is “overflowing with billions of dollars in extra cash”
Sen. Bernie Sanders suggested on Sunday that his campaign’s path to the Democratic nomination involves winning by a large margin in California and flipping delegates.
SoCalGas has the temerity to demand that its sick and dislocated customers absorb another rate increase to pay for damage to the community
The U.S. Forest Service has failed to stop Nestle from stealing millions of gallons of California’s rapidly vanishing groundwater
The Reproductive Fact ACT that forces faith-based crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) to stop lying and stop posing as medical providers.
There is one example of a state that leads the nation in economic growth, job creation, and the ability to govern for all the people. This week, in a seriously stunning editorial by a very conservative newspaper they readily admit and praise California with its Democratic super-majority and governor as the model the rest of the nation and Republicans in Congress should follow.
California Republicans have no candidates that appear to have any realistic chance of cracking the top two in the June primary
The California State Senate passed the California New Voter Act on a 24 to 15 vote.
On Friday, President Barack Obama designated three new National Monuments in the Western United States.
In California, the greatest natural resource, water, is in extremely short supply and the oil industry, the Nestle Corporation, and corporate agriculture is rapidly draining what is left of California water for pure profit.
Brownback’s Republicans have imposed an inordinately cruel measure to steal taxpayer money from welfare recipients and hand it to the banking industry under the guise of putting an end to their blatantly luxurious lifestyles and help them get off welfare and enter Kansas’ non-existent private job market.
Before any American thinks this will never fly in the Golden State, just reconsider that because of California’s direct democracy cockup, the religious right, Mormons, and Catholics from around the nation poured hundreds of millions of dollars into the campaign to pass that other fanatical ballot initiative Prop 8.
The far right’s war on the LGBT community took a variety of turns this week.
That gnawing, aching need for limelight, even more so than Cruz’s disingenuous flouting of science in exchange for base adoration, is what makes him unfit to lead.
In a conscientious city like San Francisco, water conservation measures are taken very seriously by businesses and residents alike; except for the San Francisco Archdiocese led by embattled Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone. The latest outrage, and it is a monumental outrage on humanitarian and water conservation terms, against the Archdiocese is the harshest criticism for installing a watering system to drench the homeless to prevent them from sleeping in doorways around the sanctuary at St. Mary’s Cathedral.
t is true that Republican policies are why Americans are rapidly losing economic ground to the few wealthy elites, but the media is not only culpable, they are facilitating this country’s slide into oligarchy by perpetually campaigning for the rich and powerful.
“If you show up at churches and at minority communities it shows you care much more broadly. And that’s something that I want to do.”
Republicans depend on lies and deceit to convince their ignorant base to support dangerous policies, and it is why they criticize science and unbiased research so vehemently; particularly surrounding issues surrounding the fossil fuel industry and its risk to the environment; and Americans’ health.
Even when the right tries to explain racism, they end up being racist. They are all in agreement that there are black criminals and bad cops. Funny thing, a cop who commits a crime, is indicted, found guilty and is serving time, well, they are a bad apple.
Veronica Dunnachie, an Open Carry Texas activist is facing capital murder charges in the slaying of her husband and his adult daughter.
Now, every Republican and related conservative is under the illusion that providing for the general welfare means providing for the fossil fuel industry, corporations, the wealthy, Christian clergy, and financial sector’s general welfare, but that is not what the Founding Fathers or the first four American presidents believed; neither does President Barack Obama.
What is curious, is that although America is not, was not, and never will be a Christian nation, there are signs that a religious purity crusade is gaining traction.
After a not-so-really-heated contest between the Republicans and Democrats, California still remains blue, and our State elected leaders are all Democrats.
What makes newspapers actions more despicable is that they are not owned by the Kochs, but they are using so-called “opinion and editorial” pages to promote Republican candidates, and push Kochs brother ideology and vision for America as the country’s salvation.
For several California cities, that corporate greed is finally paying dividends, and not the good kind, leaving them without water.
This week, yet another report reveals that fracking in California has contaminated aquifers during a historical drought.
One student was told that failing to stand is disrespectful to members of the U.S. military; another was told the law required him to stand
Of course the Americans putting Goebbels’s propaganda tactics into practice are Fox News, neo-conservatives, Republicans, and their religious right sycophants, and their big lie is that the greatest threat to this nation is every person who adheres to the Muslim faith.
The team of U.S. Geological Survey scientists found a wealth of evidence “directly linking” an increase in Colorado and New Mexico earthquakes since 2001 to wastewater injection widely used in hydraulic fracturing as well as conventional drilling.
The pattern is unmistakable; Republicans are ill-prepared to manage finances or an economy whether it is at the state or federal level and the reason is always the same; they oppose any measure to bring in any sources of revenue.
Some stories that hit the web this past week include political affiliation based on geography, driverless cars, recycled water in California and five ways humans may become extinct.
An integral part of strong families is the ability to take time out of a busy life of work to care for loved ones, regardless of age, when the need arises, and there is no-one in Washington fighting to strengthen families as hard as President Obama.
Currently, Pasadena does not have an extensive shooting investigation and with juvenile arrests being 90 percent minority, the investigation is very much in question. Was the shooting of McDade by the two officers preventable?
It was little surprise then, that Republicans elected Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) as the new House Majority Leader to use his position of power to thwart California’s environmental leadership and repay his primary campaign donors in the process.
Democratic candidate for Congress Michael Eggman is using Eric Cantor to taint his Republican opponent.
e group of Silicon Valley billionaires is now preparing to file the exact same lawsuit, likely using nine different students’ names, in New York, Connecticut, Maryland, Oregon, New Mexico, Idaho, and Kansas as well as every other state with strong teacher unions and populations that do not support school privatization.
Wurzelbacher tells grieving parents to forget their First Amendment rights: “any feelings you have toward my rights being taken away from me, lose those.”
The NRA, the GOP, and Fox News rant about the “fundamental” right to bear arms while ignoring the fundamental right of Americans to life
Apparently, Republicans and their supporters are proud that America’s infrastructure compares unfavorably with most advanced and even some developing nations because in their minds spreading the South’s third world status to the entire nation is a worthy goal.
It is beyond question that after over thirty years, the Republican “trickle down” economic experiment continues providing the same empirical data and living results of starving government of revenue, depressing economic growth, increasing debt and deficit, and retarding job creation.
Dr. “Chaps” Gordon Klingenschmitt, a disgraced former Navy chaplain, instructed his followers to arm themselves from “left winged crazies” after the shooting at the Fed-Ex Store in Suburban Atlanta.
On Monday, Democrat Tim Sheridan, who is running against Calvert for his seat this November, fired back and called out Calvert for his criticism.
Religious conservatives have been thrown into a frenzied panic because a federal judge struck down what they thought was their dog-given right to impose biblical law on people.
Sadly for the GOP, but wonderfully for the rest of the country not rooting for the failure of the health care law due to the hatred of a black President, enrollments for the ACA have continued to surge all across the nation.
As tragic as the number of Americans freezing to death is, it is the number of Americans who are homeless that should shame politicians, but Republicans are incapable of being shamed.
On Wednesday morning, I was able to speak with Tim Sheridan. Sheridan is a Democratic candidate for Congress who is looking to take out Rep. Ken Calvert in California’s 42nd District.
Yesterday’s California Field Poll is full of good news for Democratic Governor Jerry Brown. Republicans on the other hand, have little to celebrate, given that the poll shows the Republican gubernatorial field getting annihilated by Brown. Brown leads all three hypothetical Republican opponents combined by a 52-23 margin. While Brown tallies 52 percent support…
When a person is down, one tends to do stupid things. Recently, the Republicans in the California Assembly seemed to have fallen into that trap.
This is the twenty-second edition of a research project at PoliticusUSA known as Taking Back the House. The purpose of this project is to analyze each Republican Congressional district in the United States and see how likely the district can go ‘Blue.’
Having affordable health care will mean a world of difference for the 106,815 people who now have it for the first time in their lives.
This is the eighteenth edition of a research project at PoliticusUSA known as Taking Back the House. The purpose of this project is to analyze each Republican Congressional district in the United States and see how likely the district can go ‘Blue.’
If Americans want to understand just how wrong Republicans are, they should look to California for a model the entire country should follow.
Last Friday, a victim, Stephen “Laser” Haas, who has been denied justice for over a decade took the law into his own hands and filed a “Civil Racketeering” RICO complaint against Mitt Romney.
By signing ban on gay conversion therapy for minors, Governor Chris Christie moves further from the lunatic Republican base
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Since only a communist would oppose rampant crony capitalism and its corporatist/theocratic ideals, Democrats must be commies
A California woman was forced to pay spousal support to her ex husband, who was convicted of raping her daughter over many years. To add insult to injury, the ex sued Carol Abar for back payment.
Speaker John Boehner admitted that rejected Obama’s budget proposals immediately, and revealed that he did not have time to read them in their entirety.
The Supreme Court listened to arguments in the first of two cases considering marriage equality today, and here is what you need to know.
More than 80 Republicans have signed a brief which will be submitted to the Supreme Court in support of Marriage Equality
In reaction to Gov. Perry’s attempt to woo business away from California, Gov. Brown told reporters, ‘t’s not a serious story, guys. It’s not a burp. It’s barely a fart.’
Two victims were shot today at Taft High School in Taft, Calfiornia – a school that has ‘a uniform deputy sheriff monitoring campus before, during and after school.’
A federal district judge has issued a temporary injunction against a new California law banning gay conversion therapy, while a second federal judge has refused to block the ban.