Author Archives: George Boardman

Now all the state GOP needs is candidates who can win

Nevada County’s very own congressmen—Doug LaMalfa and Tom McClintock—joined 104 other Republicans Thursday to support the latest Hail Mary attempt to overturn the November presidential results. LaMalfa, who has been beating Donald Trump’s voter fraud drum since election day, and … Continue reading

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Here’s a group of people who are really overpaid

One of the things in life I don’t understand (there are several) is why sports play-by-play announcers are paid so much money when they have little influence over what sporting events people watch. That thought occurred to me recently when … Continue reading

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QUICK HITS: Explaining Trump’s voter fraud fantasy

–I’d like the people who believe in Trump’s voter fraud fantasy to explain this to me: Why did all of those fake voters for Biden also vote Republican in sufficient numbers to let the GOP gain ground in the House … Continue reading

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You place your bets, and you take your chances

The latest COVID-19 surge is taking its toll on college and pro football games—and the people who like to bet on them. In a sport where teams strive for stability and predictability, nothing is sure from day-to-day. Take the Steelers … Continue reading

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Many are about to feel the bite of the economy’s nose dive

Certain aspects of the economy look remarkably strong almost 10 months into the coronavirus pandemic, resembling Donald Trump’s hoped for “V” shaped recovery. The stock market is hitting all-time highs, corporate profits are better than expected, and real estate prices … Continue reading

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Newspapers now embracing a social conscience ethos

This post is not intended to denigrate or harm the feelings of any reader who feels afflicted by social injustice, threaten the ability of reporters to do their jobs, or get any editors fired. I thought I’d better start out … Continue reading

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