Category Archives: Public Policy

Nevada County stumbles back to what passes for normal

Nevada County residents are beginning to resume what used to pass for normal life around here, and early indications are they are no more interested in wearing masks and practicing social distancing than their fellow Americans. A variety of pictures … Continue reading

Posted in City of Grass Valley, Coronavirus pandemic, Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Lisa Swarthout, Nevada City, Public Policy, Reinette Senum, Supervisor Dan Miller, Supervisor Sie Hoek | Leave a comment

The truth is what you can get people to believe about China

It has been said that the truth is what you can get people to believe, and it is clear that the Trump administration is hell-bent to convince the American people that the coronavirus was leaked from a China bioweapons lab. … Continue reading

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Bernie lost the war, but he may have won the revolution

You have to give the Republicans credit for holding onto their views, even when their own actions make them look like hypocrites. We were told for the better part of a year that Bernie Sanders would seize control of the … Continue reading

Posted in Bernie Sanders, Democratic Party, Donald Trump, Economy, Government, Joe Biden, Politics, Public Policy, Rep. Doug LaMalfa, Rep. Tom McClintock, Republican Party, Tea Party, Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Maybe they have Trump–and God–on their side

New York City is getting the bulk of the attention these days as the epicenter of the Covid-19 outbreak in this county, but that focus will soon switch to a part of the country that has been even slower than … 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

Posted in Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Media, Politics, Public Policy, Steve Bannon, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Donald Trump, Politics, Progressives, Public Policy | 1 Comment