American Politics and the Different Rules for Democrats and Republicans

Bob Siegel Bob Siegel 3 Comments

Written by Bob Siegel and originally published by Communities Digital News SAN DIEGO, November 28, 2016 —  The election is over!  Democrats lost and lost big! They lost the presidency, both houses of congress, and many governorships across the land. But don’t celebrate too quickly Republicans! Before the new era commences, you need to be reminded that Democrats (and the …

Is the Republican Party Dead in California?

Carl DeMaio Undesignated 1 Comment

While Donald Trump and congressional Republicans were celebrating wins across the country, in California the Republican Party got slaughtered – big time! So it begs the question: Is the CA GOP dead? What should we replace it with? Or how do we fix it? Vote in this poll – and read a 4 point prescription for moving forward.

The Popular Vote Doesn’t Matter

Bob Siegel Bob Siegel 0 Comments

Written by Bob Siegel and originally published by Communities Digital News SAN DIEGO, November 9, 2016 —  The Democratic Party is still in shock over last night’s resounding Trump victory. Some consolation is being articulated in the knowledge that Hillary at least won the popular vote. VP running mate, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine  said: “She became the first major party …

Dave Roberts concedes to Kristin Gaspar in Supe race

Barry Jantz Barry Jantz 3 Comments

“Needing more than 60 percent of whatever ballots remain in D3,” I wrote Friday night, “if Roberts doesn’t concede the race within the next few days, he is simply in denial.” County Supervisor Roberts today faced the reality of being up by about 2,200 votes in early returns on election night, then watching the lead evaporate day by day as …