Monthly Archives: October 2015

Democrats are in denial. Their party is actually in deep trouble.

The Democratic Party is in much greater peril than its leaders or supporters recognize, and it has no plan to save itself. Yes, Barack Obama is taking a victory lap in his seventh year in office. Yes, Republicans can't find a credible candidate to so much as run for speaker of the House. Yes, the GOP presidential field is led by a megalomaniacal reality TV star. All this is true — but rather than lay the foundation for enduring Democratic success, all it's done is breed...
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Surprise: Jerry Brown grants lawmakers influence on air board

Gov. Jerry Brown lashed out so forcefully at efforts to dilute his administration’s authority to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that the prospect of him giving the Legislature any ground appeared dim. But on Thursday, Brown extended an overture of peace. The fourth-term Democrat signed legislation granting the Senate Rules Committee and speaker of the Assembly one appointment each to the controversial California Air Resources Board. Read more here: ...
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