Inside baseball on GOP rules changes leading to a brokered convention

Steve Baldwin Steve Baldwin

I checked with some friends who are deeply involved with convention politics … the Rules Committee meets in April and can change any rule they want, including the rule that candidates must win a majority of delegates in eight states in order to be nominated at the convention. If the candidate does not hit that threshold, then none of delegates representing …

The Top Ten Reasons why the Revolution Bypassed California

Steve Baldwin Steve Baldwin

Many pundits are trying to explain what happened in California.  After all, Republicans lost every state-wide race,  picked up one Congressional seat and actually lost a seat in the State Assembly. Moreover, California voters elected dozens of hard left wackos and removed the 2/3 vote in the Legislature that had protected us from out of control budgets.   Unfortunately, California will …