Start Getting Used to It

The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal 10 Comments

Wa-a-a-y back when Election Day 2010 was a distant mirage, I predicted in the October 9, 2009 post titled “Moonbeam Shining Bright In Governor’s Race” that as crazy as his chances seemed, former Governor Jerry Brown would succeed Arnold Schwarzenegger. Today, poll results released by the Public Policy Institute of California, show Jerry Brown leading challenger Meg Whitman by eight …

Jerry Brown pension may cost him the election

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters 1 Comment

The story below could cost Jerry Brown the election this November. Brown gets a lucrative state pension for his relatively short time in state government. No surprise there. But what IS scandalous is that the state’s secrecy over such pensions. More important for Brown, he is credited with MANY more years’ state service than he seems to have earned, boosting …

Whitman or Poizner, A Choice Between Those Who Say and Those Who Do

Darrell Issa Darrell Issa 2 Comments

Since he began his campaign for Governor, Republican candidate Steve Poizner has tried to claim a conservative mantle, working tirelessly to convince Californians that his liberal record was nothing more than a mirage. Having been involved in California politics for the better part of two decades, I’ve seen so many candidates go to extreme lengths to try and reinvest themselves …

Whitman Endorsed, Donated $4k to Boxer in ’03

Barry Jantz Barry Jantz 4 Comments

From my post at FlashReport… In the continuing saga of what some might describe as “Which Republican candidate’s history can top the others in the surprising category,” Carla Marinucci at the SF Chronicle has the news that Meg Whitman both endorsed and contributed big bucks to Senator Barbara Boxer in 2003. Absent from the Whitman spokesperson response in the article …

Meg-a Vu All Over Again

Barry Jantz Barry Jantz 1 Comment

Again, yesterday, Meg Whitman announced, again, she is running for Governor.  The FlashReport’s Jon Fleishman has an amusing take on the re-announcement… I don’t blame Meg for “announcing” again — But I blame the MSM for making it a story