Author Archives: George Boardman

More shoddy voter deception from NorCal Republicans

In case you haven’t noticed, we’re in a contest to fill the vacant District 1 state Senate seat that represents Nevada County, part of Placer County, and other areas north of us. Election day is actually Tuesday, but most people … Continue reading

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SPEAKING OF SPORTS: Forget March Madness

Millions of Americans are preparing to goof off at work, take extended lunch breaks, cut classes, and spend the next four days in semi-dark rooms cut-off from civilization as they watch their March Madness brackets blow up in their faces. … Continue reading

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Dumbing down our schools won’t attract the jobs we want

The dumbing down of western Nevada County’s largest high school continued recently as administrators announced Nevada Union will drop German and one of two AP Calculus offerings from its curriculum. District officials cited the lack of interest in the courses … Continue reading

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SPEAKING OF SPORTS: MLB confronts its old nemesis

As we approach the 100th anniversary of the infamous Black Sox scandal, Major League Baseball is again grappling with the issue of betting on games. Ever since eight players on the Chicago White Sox were banned from baseball for conspiring … Continue reading

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Univision anchor Jorge Ramos is one baaaad hombre

Univision anchor Jorge Ramos is the only journalist I know who’s been 86ed by the two biggest bullies in the Western Hemisphere. That’s quite an accomplishment. Ramos most recently got the bum’s rush when he traveled to Venezuela with a … Continue reading

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QUICK HITS: Cohen’s testimony just validates our suspicions

–Michael Cohen’s testimony just confirms what we already suspect about Donald Trump: He’s a low-life scum bag. –The kerfuffle over Cohen’s veracity reminds me of Bob Arum, the long-time boxing promoter. He once insisted a boxer in one of his … Continue reading

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Some of the cheapest people you’ll find are very rich

A recent police sweep of Florida massage parlors that were allegedly fronts for prostitution rings netted 165 arrests, among them three former cops and three very rich men. The wealthiest of the trio is 77-year-old Robert Kraft, owner of the … Continue reading

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