Tag: California politics

Recall Effort on CA Gov. Newsom Underway; Who Should Replace Him?

 

The recall effort to bring down Gov. Newsom here in California is less than two weeks old and already has over a quarter of a million signatures. Citizens need to sign the petitions for the recall and succeed in having 1 million-plus signatures. This means we must go for 2.5 million, as many signatures will be discredited. Our deadline is February 2020.

Of course, should the movement be successful, then we need to figure out who would be a decent replacement?

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California Democrats have successfully rigged the electoral system to make it nearly impossible for a Republican to be elected to statewide office. This November’s gubernatorial race will come down to a choice of two Democrats. Which one will you choose?  Gavin Newsom is a San Francisco leftist who supports gun control, sanctuary cities, illegal immigration, […]

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Orange County in California used to be a Republican powerhouse. In 1984, Reagan received 75 percent of the vote in the Golden State’s Orange County (OC) and in 1988 George H W Bush received 69 percent of the vote there. But over the last several years, the big OC only leans Republican in presidential elections. […]

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Will California force many of its citizens to emigrate to Texas or Florida? California just passed a $15.00 per hour minimum wage law. Afaik, California is only really prosperous along the coast, while the state’s interior is much poorer. So I expect many people will be laid off as the new minimum wage will make […]

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Today, assisted-suicide proponent and official Governor of California Jerry Brown put his money where his mouth is and executed the New Motor Voter Act.  Once again demonstrating his desire to disenfranchise the least of us for the good of the many (Democrats), he is empowering the DMV to automatically register all licensed Californians to vote. […]

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Will California (Once Again) Fear the Reefer?

 

On Tuesday, and with little fanfare (maybe that’s because smoke has a hard time wafting down from the Last Frontier to the Lower 48), Alaska became just the third state in the U.S. to legalize marijuana use. Oregon and Washington D.C. also approved recreational marijuana last year, joining Colorado and Washington State, which broke ground in 2012. D.C.’s law will likely go into effect by week’s end. Oregon law won’t change until later this year.

Voters approved the notion by a 52%-48% margin, but left it to lawmakers to work out the kinks in allowing adults to legally partake in the herb in private places. And under the category of can’t smoke ‘em if you don’t got ‘em: it’ll be a while before Alaskans will be making a purchase.