Category Archives: 2018 Midterm Election

Due to SCOTUS: The Math of Total Disenfranchisement

Due to SCOTUS:  The Math of Total Disenfranchisement The Supreme Court has ruled that it is indeed not Supreme, but that States should determine their own district allocations or gerrymandering.  We will review the present consequences of that. One objection … Continue reading

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The California Coast is Well Represented in the House Climate Crisis Committee

The California Coast is Well Represented in the House Climate Crisis Committee The House has announced the House Select Committee on the Climate Crises.  We applaud the name of “Climate Crises” in this age of Trump.  Of the majority seven … Continue reading

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New Year’s Political Niblets

New Year’s Political Niblets The only real military action Trump has initiated is to attack air facilities of Syria after they used nerve gas against civilians.  That was actually the only clean air action that Trump has taken.  As far … Continue reading

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Orange County Midterm Vote Count Complete

Orange County Midterm Vote Count Complete Voter turnout was remarkably high at 71.0%.  This was last surpassed in midterms in 1970, which achieved about 76%.  But it was almost matched in 1978.  Somehow, 2014 was an all-time low at 44.9%, … Continue reading

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Trump’s Policies Led to the GM Plant Closures

Trump’s Policies Led to the GM Plant Closures Two of the cars discontinued in the GM plant closures are the fuel economy cars the compact and high mileage Chevy Cruze, and the plug-in hybrid Chevy Volt.  GM said that they … Continue reading

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Mueller, Leakers, Kim Jung Un, MBS, Putin Unbound

Apparently, a lot of people went unbound after the election besides Trump. Mueller made a plea deal with Michael Cohen about lying to Congress about Trump’s still seeking a Trump Tower in Moscow, late in the election.  Mueller probably held … Continue reading

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Nov. 28. CA 21 Dem TJ Cox has a slight gain.

Nov. 28. CA 21 Dem TJ Cox has a slight gain. Dem TJ Cox.                   56,634 or 50.23%, up from 55,672 by 962. Rep  David Valadao.        56,105 or 49.77%, … Continue reading

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Trump Unbound

Trump Unbound As speculated, Trump went unbound after the midterm election Nov. 6, firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions the next day, and appointing Sessions’ Chief of Staff Matt Whittaker to be the Acting Attorney General, without Senate Advise and Consent, … Continue reading

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Nov. 27. Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith Wins Mississippi Senator.

The Senate races are now final at Dem 47 to Rep 53.  Dems would need four crossover Rep votes to win any Senate vote, but have lost Republican cross-over Senators, including Jeff Flake.  Four Democratic Senators in Trump won states … Continue reading

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General Motors and the Environment

General Motors and the Environment Clearly, we are all distressed when 14,000 workers are let off, and their factories closed.  General Motors in fact said that consumers are desiring to drive SUVs and Trucks more, so they are fulfilling consumer … Continue reading

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