Category Archives: California

California Republican Evolution, The Next Step

All of California’s congressional races are now settled, and the outcomes are a little unsettling for a Golden State GOP that though it might walk away with some gains in America’s largest state in this otherwise strong year for Republicans … Continue reading

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In California: Johnny T For The W?

You run 435 confessional races across the country and you’re going to come up with some unlikely characters. Take Arizona’s 5th Congressional District where Democrat James Woods (no. not the actor — who’s a pretty outspoken conservative) sought to make … Continue reading

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The Future of California’s GOP

I have a column in today’s Sacramento Bee on the state of the California Republican Party going into the 2014 election. Here it is, if you’re interested. Long story short: 1) Unlike 1978, when Republicans had success on the statewide … Continue reading

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Even Blue States Get The Blahs

Forget about cats being the epitome of indifference (it’s not my line — I stole it from The Big Bang Theory). In 2014, it’s the American voter who, given the choice between red and blue, seems to be trending blasé. … Continue reading

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A Peaceful Use of Star Power

At long last, a candidate has found a way to incorporate celebrities into a campaign without nauseating us with the piety of the rich and famous. Give the credit to Marshall Tuck, who’s running for the Golden State’s Superintendent of … Continue reading

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Crime and Silence in California

I wrote this op-ed for Fox News on November’s Proposition 47 and the question of what happened to public safety as a defining political issue in California. About Prop 47: if approved, it would reduce the classification of most “nonserious and … Continue reading

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Boxer — The Final Round?

The best way to raise California Republicans’ hopes for 2014? Start talking 2016 — and the buzz that Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer plans to call it a day at the end of this, her fourth term in the “World’s Most … Continue reading

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