We suspect that the smart money is on Republican Jerry Salcido to pull out the big win in a close election that has the possibility of not only sending a defeated Bermudez into retirement, but maybe even causing a few R.I.N.O.s to go along with her.
My supporters and I are offended that individuals who are elected participants in California’s dysfunctional State Government are so out of touch with the current condition of the State that they would consider running for the U.S. Congress. There is work to do here in California and they want to go to Washington. My candidacy will give the voters of this district an opportunity to elect a representative who represents the citizens of our district and the US Constitution.
Pope Benedict XVI made President Barack Obama look like a socialist Boy Scout this past week when he issued a new papal encyclical letter this entitled, Caritas in Veritae, or, Charity in Truth. Jim Wallis of SoJourners, has posted a thougthful summary. He notes, “Perhaps the most provocative and controversial suggestion is his call for […]
What you need to do is to take a page from Bill Clinton’s play book and do a couple of things to steal fire from Republicans. First extend unemployment benefits beyond the current extension. Then have a payroll tax holiday. These two measures will put a lot of money into people hands now. Guarnteed they will not save it all.