Category Archives: Republican Party

QUICK HITS: When everything looks like a gun

Apparently anything held by a suspect looks like a gun to a cop, as the recent shooting in Sacramento shows once again. Friday was a bad day for Bay Area sports teams: Stephen Curry injured his knee and Madison Bumgarner … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the Pennsylvania special election

The vote is still too close to call the winner in Pennsylvania’s special Congressional election, but it’s clear the Democrats are the big winners in a district that voted big time for Donald Trump in 2016. The result also confirms … Continue reading

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Bought and paid for: Republican tax ‘reform’ legislation

Here’s all you really need to know about the Republicans’ tax “reform” legislation: When the bill the Senate voted on finally surfaced last Friday–the one with 500 pages that nobody had time to read–the Republican leadership sent copies to K … Continue reading

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Grass Valley’s probably isn’t going to promote this honor

Grass Valley, which considers itself a top contender for quaint foothill tourist destination honors, has been proclaimed one of the “10 Most White Trash Cities in California” by an online outfit called Roadsnacks.net. While Roadsnacks was quick to label the … Continue reading

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Keep my mouth shut? Maybe after I stop laughing

Top Donald Trump strategist Steve Bannon unloaded on the media recently, suggesting it was “humiliated” by the outcome of the election and is the “opposition party” to the Trump administration. “The media should be embarrassed and humiliated and keep its … Continue reading

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Foot soldier LaMalfa ready to back austere(?) President Trump

Apparently inspired by the proceedings, Rep. Doug LaMalfa issued a statement after Donald Trump’s inauguration pledging to work closely with the new president to improve the lives of all Americans. LaMalfa, always willing to follow the Republican leadership in the … Continue reading

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Putin’s playing Trump like a master violinist

It is becoming increasingly obvious that Russian President Vladimir Putin is playing Donald Trump like a master violinist, a development that does not bode well for foreign affairs under the new administration. For reasons that aren’t clear, Trump has become … Continue reading

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