Monthly Archives: January 2019

QUICK HITS: Trump’s national security fantasies

–It should alarm even his strongest supporters that Donald Trump doesn’t believe our national security experts. When it comes to international security threats, he operates in a fantasy world of his own. –Why is Howard Schultz considering a run for … Continue reading

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Here’s my response to Diaz’s claim of ‘misinformation’

County-Clerk Recorder Gregory Diaz had a lot to say about my post below, “County election office stumbles out of the gate,” but he chose to say it on Jeff Pelline’s blog, where he knows he will not be challenged. You … Continue reading

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County election office comes stumbling out of the gate again

A special election is being help March 26 to pick a successor to former state Senator Ted Gaines and  as we’ve come to expect in the past, the Nevada County election office has come stumbling out of the gate. The … Continue reading

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Here’s an example of why the GOP has a racism problem

“Some in our party wonder why Republicans are constantly accused of racism. It is because of our silence when things like this are said.”–Tim Scott, black Republican senator, on Rep. Steven King After years of ignoring his racist comments, House … Continue reading

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Liking the people you cover can be dangerous for a reporter

Jeff “Podunk” Pelline took some victory laps recently because he was invited to a luncheon celebrating the reelection of county Clerk-Recorder Gregory Diaz, giving Jeffie an excuse to (again) drop a name and (again) infer that he’s an important fellow. … Continue reading

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