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Al Jazeera America’s Off the Record Conversations on FBI Leak

Posted by on Nov 14, 2013 in Blog, California Politics, Featured Post | 0 comments

Al Jazeera America’s Off the Record Conversations on FBI Leak

Al Jazeera’s investigative unit obtained leaked documents from the FBI. Now it’s caught on tape laughing about off-the-record conversations with a fed spokeswoman.

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PG&E, First American, Philip Morris Donated to Ron Calderon Slush Fund AFTER FBI raid

Posted by on Nov 13, 2013 in Blog, California Politics, Featured Post | 0 comments

PG&E, First American, Philip Morris Donated to Ron Calderon Slush Fund AFTER FBI raid

The FBI’s bribes were small compared to legal donations to Ron Calderon’s Diversity PAC.

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Ron Calderon Fundraiser: “We Put the FUN in Fundraising!”

Posted by on Nov 6, 2013 in Blog, California Politics, Featured Post | 0 comments

Ron Calderon Fundraiser: “We Put the FUN in Fundraising!”

A shadowy political action committee cited in the FBI’s case against state Senator Ron Calderon, D-Montebello, has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on private jets, five-star hotels, elite golf courses and extravagant meals at the country’s finest restaurants, a CalWatchdog.com analysis of campaign finance reports has found. But the biggest questions might be over nearly half-a-million dollars in mysterious payments funneled to a professional political fundraiser, who promises on his website to “put the FUN in fundraising!” According to the FBI affidavit that was obtained by Al Jazeera...

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Legislator, Labor Leader Champions Pay Equity for Disabled Workers

Posted by on Nov 2, 2013 in Blog, Featured Post, Goodwill | 0 comments

Legislator, Labor Leader Champions Pay Equity for Disabled Workers

Asm. Lorena Gonzalez, a former secretary-treasurer of the San Diego-Imperial Counties Labor Council, says she intends to pursue pay equity at Goodwill.

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Abel Maldonado’s Record of Running Over the “Little Guy”

Posted by on Oct 6, 2013 in Blog, California Politics, Featured Post | 0 comments

Abel Maldonado’s Record of Running Over the “Little Guy”

Maldonado is no more a fighter for ‘the little guy’ than he is a defender of the anti-tax pledge.

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9 CA GOP Legislators Voted for $2 Billion Tax Extension

Posted by on Oct 5, 2013 in Blog, California Politics, Featured Post | 0 comments

9 CA GOP Legislators Voted for $2 Billion Tax Extension

A week ago, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a $2 billion tax extension. Unless you’re a Capitol insider, you probably missed the news. Only the Los Angeles Times and Sacramento Bee featured short web stories about the issue. Before you criticize the mainstream media for once again covering for liberal Democrats, realize that 9 Republican legislators voted for the $2 billion tax extension. The tax measure would have failed without the GOP votes. Senate GOP Leader Bob Huff joined by his colleagues Anthony Cannella, R- Ceres; Bill Emmerson, R-Redlands; Jean Fuller, R-Bakersfield; and...

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