Author Archives: George Boardman

Don’t let the stars get in your eyes

I generally don’t comment on the work of my ¬†fellow columnists at The Union–heck, we get enough comments from the readers–but I can’t resist replying to Hilary Hodge’s column in today’s edition about the California Democratic Party convention. Hodge, a … Continue reading

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Wonders will never cease

Jeff “Podunk” Pelline, who has had nothing nice to say about The Union since management showed him the door several years ago, actually gave the newspaper credit for beating YubaNet with the story that ex-Supervisor Terry Lamphier’s no-contest plea to … Continue reading

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Conspiracy theories are alive and thriving at Ruminations

The boys over at Rebane’s Ruminations are all excited over the possibility that a murdered member of the staff of the Democratic National Committee may have leaked the DNC emails to Wikileaks, and was killed in retaliation. Even the good … Continue reading

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With fans like George Rebane, I don’t need any critics

Conservative blogger George Rebane took to KVMR last week and The Union today to fire away at a column I wrote last week criticizing the Board of Supervisors for adding two anti-pot advocates to the committee that’s supposed to develop … Continue reading

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You can’t stay on message with a loose cannon in the West Wing

Fox News, The Wall Street Journal and other cheerleaders for the Trump administration sprang to the defense of the president after the fired FBI Director James Comey, pointing out that he acted on a recommendation from Deputy Attorney General Rod … Continue reading

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No rebuttal necessary

The following letter appeared in today’s edition of The Union: In reading George Boardman’s column, he equates “safe space” to mean “idea-free zones staffed by thought police…where the enemy is…a thought that deviates from progressive.” Wow. George, it has been … Continue reading

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Rebane or Boardman? Podunk’s acolyte is confused

Jeff “Podunk” Pelline is teeing off on fellow blogger George Rebane over his criticism of The Union columnist Hilary Hodge, but the critique seems to be too subtle for one of his loyalists, Annie Fox. Ms. Fox, an acolyte of … Continue reading

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