Author Archives: George Boardman

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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It’s time to go bowling again for fun and profit

As ESPN is prone to say, it’s the “most wonderful time of the year” if you’re a college football junkie or a sports bettor. It’s bowl season again! From the Cure Bowl this Saturday (Tulane vs. Louisiana Tech) to the … Continue reading

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If Trump is innocent, why are all the president’s men lying?

Donald Trump has insisted from the start that the Mueller investigation into collusion with Russia during the 2016 presidential election is a “witch hunt” and that nothing illegal took place. If that’s the case, why are all of the president’s … Continue reading

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We’ve forfeited our moral leadership for a few dollars more

In a rare display of backbone, Senate Republicans are actually protesting President Trump’s decision to give Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman a pass on the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. But this is likely to pass with no … Continue reading

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Will it be deja vu all over again when the Bruins face Colfax?

Will history repeat itself Friday at Nevada Union when No. 3 seed Bear River faces No. 1 Colfax for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V football championship? If the answer is “yes” then the Bruins will take home the championship for … Continue reading

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QUICK HITS: Making Alabama look good

–I can’t decide which is higher: The body temperature or IQ of new Mississippi Senator Cindy¬† Hyde-Smith. But I do know this: She will further validate my contention that Mississippi is the only state that can make Alabama look good … Continue reading

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