Category Archives: Politics

Referendum on Diaz as election officer starts this week

This week could go a long way toward cementing or sinking the reelection hopes of county Clerk/Recorder Gregory Diaz, who is facing two opponents in the June election. Nevada County is one of the few counties test driving the state’s … Continue reading

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An issue that got people excited about the race for sheriff

Nevada County residents get the opportunity this year to elect the first new sheriff in 20 years, making it easily the most important office on the June ballot. The sheriff’s office is responsible for police services in the unincorporated areas … Continue reading

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What did manliness have to do with Trump’s election?

Harvey Mansfield, professor of government at Harvard University and author of “Manliness,” a put-down of western feminists, as quoted by The Wall Street Journal: “Laughing lightly, Mr. Mansfield recalls Mr. Trump’s masculine belittling of ‘Little Marco,’ ‘Low Energy Jeb’ and … Continue reading

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Facebook is ‘shocked’ people are abusing its social platform

Founder Mark Zuckerberg insisted the notion that people used Facebook to spread false news was “crazy” after the 2016 presidential election. Then the company denied Russian interests used the social media platform to meddle in the election. That was before … Continue reading

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Will California greet Trump with violent protests? Bring it on!

President Donald Trump is scheduled to make his first trip to California Tuesday since he was elected president, and nobody expects him to get a friendly welcome. Just to make sure, the divider-in-chief threw more red meat to the hungry … Continue reading

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Is Trump administration ready to raid sanctuary cities?

The Trump administration is preparing a massive roundup of illegal aliens in Northern California–the heart of the sanctuary movement, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. The Chronicle is reporting that Immigration and Customs Enforcement is planning to fly agents to … Continue reading

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Trump administration joins alt right media to peddle fake news

The Trump administration, which regularly complains about fake news that mischaracterizes the achievements of the president, doesn’t mind engaging in the practice to advance its agenda. The latest example involves the devastating wild fires that swept California’s wine country. While … Continue reading

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