Conservation Isn’t the Solution to California’s Water Problems
In January, California’s Jerry Brown became the first governor in the state’s history to declare a state of emergency for a drought and a flood simultaneously. On Friday, Brown lifted the drought emergency in all but four counties (…
Catastrophe: Jerry Brown Signs Assisted Suicide into Law
Jerry Brown has signed assisted suicide into law.
In his short letter, he explained why he signed this radical shift in the ethics of medicine and health-care policy into law — because in the end, it was all about him.
Jerry Brown Slams Republicans Over California Wildfires
California governor Jerry Brown took the opportunity of the San Diego wildfires to assail Republicans over global-warming dissent, noting that the state is now “in the third year of a very dry season.”
“The state’s climate appears to be changing, …
Perfect: $8.5 Billion Tax Hike on the Ballot in California in November
The chances of California being in play in the presidential election are close to nil – but if I wanted to ensure GOP turnout was as high as possible in all of the down-ticket races, I would want something like …
Are Meg’s and Carly’s Fates Still Joined?
When Republicans nominated two high-profile former CEOs who are women for statewide offices in California, I figured the fates of Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina were tied at the hip. Not only were their profiles and themes similar — fiscal …
What Will Brown Do To You?
The top story in this morning’s Jolt:
Slim Whitman Chances?
I haven’t been to California since 2008, and barring some sudden speaking engagement, I won’t be heading to the Golden State anytime soon, more by circumstance than choice. …
A Second Look at Those PPP Numbers in California and New Hampshire
I have gotten to the point where when I see good news for a Democrat candidate in the PPP poll, I figure it’s probably just a shift in the partisan divide in their polling sample.
One of my regular …
Jerry Brown: A Godwin’s Law and Order Candidate
Right now, I take Alvin Greene’s campaign more seriously than Jerry Brown’s:
“‘It’s like Goebbels,’ referring to Hitler’s notorious Minister of Propaganda. ‘Goebbels invented this kind of propaganda. He took control of the whole world. She …
Jerry Brown Vetoes Right to Try and Live Bill
This makes zero sense.
Last week, Jerry Brown signed assisted suicide into law in California.
This week, he vetoed a bill that would have allowed dying patients to access experimental drugs in an attempt to live. From the Sacramento Bee …
I am glad California is having a drought. Not because I hate California (I love California) or Californians (I hate them only a little, for what they’ve done to California) or Central Valley farmers (some of my best friends . . .) …
Races for Governor Starting to Take Shape in Ohio, New Mexico
Campaign-related news you may have missed in recent days . . .
OHIO: Democratic Cuyahoga County executive Ed FitzGerald will formally announce he’s running for governor of Ohio this week against incumbent Republican John Kasich. Fitzgerald already has a campaign web site …
NRCC: Even Democrats Outside D.C. Know We Must Cut Spending
If you thought you would never see the National Republican Congressional Committee speaking well of Democrats like California governor Jerry Brown, Colorado governor John Hickenlooper, departing Chicago mayor Richard Daley, and New York governor Andrew Cuomo . . . well, here’s their …
What Is Influencing West Virginia and California Voters?
Sometimes, you can see a campaign shift on an issue that strikes you as wildly obscure, unimportant, and irrelevant.
Are Californians really going to elect a liberal fossil as governor because Meg Whitman’s maid pulled a publicity stunt with …
This poll from the Public Policy Institute of California offers some strikingly high “undecided” numbers:
Likely voters are closely divided between Democrat Jerry Brown (37%) and Republican Meg Whitman (34%), with 23 percent undecided. Of those saying that a candidate’s environmental positions …
A GOP Surge in California, With a Caveat
Team Fiorina is excited about the first poll showing their gal ahead, 47 percent to 45 percent, over Sen. Barbara Boxer in California. But it isn’t that surprising; there have been enough polls showing a close race — back in March, …