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There are better ways 2021-12-29 25 0 0 0 0 0 1476052293195743234 1476052293195743234
The Royal Road - to NIMBY. 2021-12-27 47 0 0 0 0 0 1475471469803016192 1475471469803016192
Newsom copies Texas. 2021-12-18 91 1 0 0 0 0 1472058498443743233 1472058498443743233
The switch to solar - who pays? 2021-12-15 31 0 0 0 0 0 1470971507979350020 1470971507979350020
Tort wars - is justice on either side? 2021-12-12 19 0 0 0 0 0 1470125478304313344 1470125478304313344
Water was the first really big political issue in 2021-12-03 35 1 0 0 0 1 1466600137631809537 1466600137631809537
Who gets to decide how local governments implement state, 2021-12-02 15 0 0 0 0 0 1466263213398392837 1466263213398392837
There wouldn't be legal pot in California without a local 2021-11-25 22 0 0 0 0 0 1463708425016143877 1463708425016143877
How should California repay Federal funds borrowed to 2021-11-24 30 0 0 0 0 0 1463524888346435584 1463524888346435584
Forty years ago it was "don't Californicate Oregon!" and 2021-11-24 29 0 0 0 0 0 1463523307991433217 1463523307991433217
California might issue tax rebate checks. 2021-11-19 26 0 0 0 0 0 1461527541672341507 1461527541672341507
Water is the real third rail of California politics - 2021-11-18 30 0 0 0 0 0 1461144964037967872 1461144964037967872
How do you just vote NO on legalized gambling? 2021-11-05 112 0 0 0 0 0 1456460762717691912 1456460762717691912
How bad is the economy? Depends on who you count. 2021-11-05 110 0 0 0 0 0 1456458598276427781 1456458598276427781
California high speed rail - 2021-10-27 41 0 0 0 0 0 1453486969577611264 1453486969577611264
California water projects being paid for with budget 2021-10-27 27 0 0 0 0 0 1453477963928801283 1453477963928801283
Corruption is still pretty easy. 2021-10-27 36 0 0 0 0 0 1453375879321579526 1453375879321579526
California drought defies easy solutions 2021-10-25 134 1 0 1 0 0 1452475566188232704 1452475566188232704
California public school finance - is the money being 2021-10-22 81 0 0 0 0 0 1451564687301046279 1451564687301046279
The good, bad, and ugly on the governor's desk - Newsom 2021-10-15 90 0 0 0 0 0 1449155058134749187 1449155058134749187
Who's paying? 2021-10-07 79 0 0 0 0 0 1446210962671878148 1446210962671878148
Right and wrong ways to fix California recall. 2021-09-30 40 0 0 0 0 0 1443662512281423902 1443662512281423902
Weaponizing the recall - why California recall process 2021-09-28 83 0 0 0 0 0 1442662254307000323 1442662254307000323
Was the recall election worthwhile? Two points of view 2021-09-28 85 0 0 0 0 0 1442660843032702980 1442660843032702980
Is California a good place to start a business? Depends 2021-09-28 88 0 0 0 0 0 1442653348776198146 1442653348776198146
Did anybody really think all those red states would allow 2021-09-25 416 0 0 0 0 0 1441560822505873408 1441560822505873408
Would somebody please tell the California GOP that they 2021-09-19 34 0 0 0 0 0 1439663990062211073 1439663990062211073
Who's desperate for power in California? 2021-09-16 33 0 0 0 0 0 1438332055889141761 1438332055889141761
As usual, GOP claims any election they lose is fraudulent. 2021-09-15 50 0 0 0 0 0 1438134018118066183 1438134018118066183
Once again, California GOP shows why they are #3 behind 2021-09-15 54 0 0 0 0 0 1438131608461066252 1438131608461066252
Nobody wants homeless people in their backyard. 2021-09-09 42 0 0 0 0 0 1435784087986323459 1435784087986323459
Fair enough. 2021-09-09 53 0 0 0 0 0 1435783345602916353 1435783345602916353
Larry Elder is the Democrats' preferred opponent. You 2021-09-08 55 2 1 0 0 0 1435743358878507010 1435743358878507010
Is affordable housing an antidote to bitter ideological 2021-08-30 50 0 0 0 0 0 1432214805138444295 1432214805138444295
Time to fix California's recall elections. Make the 2021-08-30 49 0 0 0 0 0 1432212997468917762 1432212997468917762
What kind of man becomes the front-runner to replace 2021-08-29 57 1 0 1 0 0 1431843778055139332 1431843778055139332
What could a Republican governor do in a year against a 2021-08-28 54 2 0 2 0 0 1431616902585991169 1431616902585991169
How many clowns can stuff themselves into a California 2021-08-09 72 0 0 0 0 0 1424828758301675544 1424828758301675544
Can't find the serious candidates among the joke 2021-08-08 35 0 0 0 0 0 1424244407797047296 1424244407797047296
Why the California GOP comes in third behind "no party 2021-08-04 42 0 0 0 0 0 1422804987583729666 1422804987583729666
California's recall election system is nuts. There 2021-08-02 57 0 0 0 0 0 1422213132106092547 1422213132106092547
Just in case one accidentally wins, Skelton asked the GOP 2021-07-21 31 0 0 0 0 0 1417647898016108544 1417647898016108544
Not as many joke candidates as last time! 2021-07-19 19 0 0 0 0 0 1416982244841836550 1416982244841836550
What does California GOP do about Trump? 2021-07-14 31 1 0 1 0 0 1415323662513696773 1415323662513696773
The most responsible GOP candidate in the California recall 2021-07-09 38 0 0 0 0 0 1413590163561713667 1413590163561713667
Unsuccessful recalls backfire in California. 2021-07-09 33 0 0 0 0 0 1413336024181182468 1413336024181182468
The unexpected answer to California's recall - Gray Davis! 2021-05-24 33 0 0 0 0 0 1396935304460660739 1396935304460660739
Who is leaving California for better opportunities? 2021-05-06 47 0 0 0 0 0 1390151540216717313 1390151540216717313
CalPERS thinks it can get better investment results 2021-05-06 51 0 0 0 0 0 1390113390618578944 1390113390618578944
What's $400 million? 2021-05-03 33 0 0 0 0 0 1389051786485374978 1389051786485374978
California recall fix is simple - logically. 2021-04-29 47 0 0 0 0 0 1387593523302584323 1387593523302584323
Can CA GOP campaign on policy without mentioning Trump? 2021-04-28 36 0 0 0 0 0 1387507533053497346 1387507533053497346
First in time, first in right - first in trouble. 2021-04-26 81 0 0 0 0 0 1386799208338923521 1386799208338923521
GOP across nation endorse Newsom recall - EXCEPT 2021-04-26 86 1 0 1 0 0 1386771468164366336 1386771468164366336
Even without climate change, California population growth 2021-04-25 52 0 0 0 0 0 1386200028448919560 1386200028448919560
A perfect Trumpist candidate! 2021-04-24 35 0 0 0 0 0 1385963208784048138 1385963208784048138
California Republicans hope to recall governor Gavin Newsom 2021-04-01 50 0 0 0 0 0 1377632049545113609 1377632049545113609

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There are better ways

https://www.political-scrapbook.net/democracy.html#redistricting

but at least gerrymandering is now in the open.

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-12-23/skelton-redistricting-new-maps-california

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impress 25
time 2021-12-29 04:47 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1476052293195743234

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The Royal Road - to NIMBY.

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/12/27/el-camino-real-why-silicon-valleys-grand-boulevard-still-hasnt-taken-off/

Most people did not come to California in order to get
to Manhattan.

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impress 47
time 2021-12-27 14:19 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1475471469803016192

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Newsom copies Texas.

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-12-16/skelton-newsom-california-texas-abortion-law-guns

Next, California should suspend fair redistricting for
Federal elections until Texas enacts fair redistricting.
No point giving away seats to GOP for nothing.

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impress 91
time 2021-12-18 04:17 +0000
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https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1472058498443743233

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The switch to solar - who pays?

https://apnews.com/article/science-business-environment-and-nature-california-utilities-1bc5070157e0fb4f0c216f8b1dd1daee

If there's going to be a backup electrical network,
somebody has to pay for it.

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impress 31
time 2021-12-15 04:18 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1470971507979350020

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Tort wars - is justice on either side?

https://calmatters.org/commentary/2021/12/californias-tort-wars-heating-up-again/

Trial lawyers are a potent lobby.     So are business
interests.

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impress 19
time 2021-12-12 20:16 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1470125478304313344

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Water was the first really big political issue in
California and probably will be the last.

https://calmatters.org/commentary/2021/11/groundwater-management-drought-california-agriculture/

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1551930908484756

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engage-rate 3%
impress 35
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time 2021-12-03 02:48 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1466600137631809537

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Who gets to decide how local governments implement state,
national, or global priorities?

https://calmatters.org/commentary/2021/11/california-housing-crisis-political-bonta-initiative/

State governments are not a federation of local
governments!

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1551330225211491

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impress 15
time 2021-12-02 04:29 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1466263213398392837

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There wouldn't be legal pot in California without a local
option.     Some people want to repeal the local option.

https://www.sacbee.com/news/california/california-weed/article255936207.html

Sure it's confusing - like local option liquor laws in
Texas - but it's part of the whole deal.

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impress 22
time 2021-11-25 03:17 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1463708425016143877

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How should California repay Federal funds borrowed to
finance pandemic unemployment compensation?

https://calmatters.org/commentary/2021/11/california-budget-surplus-spending-newsom/

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impress 30
time 2021-11-24 15:08 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1463524888346435584

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Forty years ago it was "don't Californicate Oregon!" and
"don't Oregonize Idaho!"

Now it's "don't be California East".

https://www.eastbaytimes.com/2021/11/23/mathews-nation-keeps-californians-in-its-thoughts-this-thanksgiving/

How about flags that say "Don't Trump on Me!"

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impress 29
time 2021-11-24 15:02 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1463523307991433217

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California might issue tax rebate checks.

https://calmatters.org/newsletters/whatmatters/2021/11/california-stimulus-checks/

Or might not.    It's a complicated law.      And as
always, harder times ahead will arrive sooner or later.

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impress 26
time 2021-11-19 02:51 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1461527541672341507

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Water is the real third rail of California politics -
worse than Prop 13.

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/11/16/proposed-california-ballot-measure-would-fast-track-construction-of-dams-desalination-plants-and-other-water-projects/

Maybe farmers shouldn't be growing rice and cotton in a
desert.   It will be interesting to see if the proponents
have to hire signature gatherers.

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impress 30
time 2021-11-18 01:31 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1461144964037967872

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How do you just vote NO on legalized gambling?

https://calmatters.org/commentary/2021/11/california-sports-betting-ballot-measures/

They'll have to hire paid signature gatherers because
nobody would sign on otherwise.

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impress 112
time 2021-11-05 03:18 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1456460762717691912

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How bad is the economy?    Depends on who you count.

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/11/04/new-study-finds-millions-of-workers-are-functionally-unemployed/

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impress 110
time 2021-11-05 03:09 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1456458598276427781

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California high speed rail -

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/10/27/opinion-bay-area-needs-high-speed-rail-its-time-to-finish-it/

If it's ever finished, people will wonder why we didn't
do it sooner.

If it's never finished, people will wonder why we even
tried.

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1527478114263369

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impress 41
time 2021-10-27 22:21 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1453486969577611264

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California water projects being paid for with budget
surplus.

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-10-25/skelton-water-projects-drought-california-billions

Even though long-term capital improvements like these
would normally be funded with bonds.

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impress 27
time 2021-10-27 21:45 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1453477963928801283

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Corruption is still pretty easy.

https://calmatters.org/commentary/2021/10/california-sees-wave-of-political-corruption/

Just check "abscam" "shrimpgate" or "shrimp boy".

Term limits don't seem to help - they enable another
malady, having donors draft legislation.

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impress 36
time 2021-10-27 14:59 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1453375879321579526

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California drought defies easy solutions

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/10/23/skelton-state-is-trying-to-address-drought-its-a-tough-nut-to-crack/

Too many people, too much pumping, no safe dam sites left.
Desalinisation?

Water is the defining issue of California politics, as it
has been since 1849.

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impress 134
time 2021-10-25 03:22 +0000
urlclicks 1
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1452475566188232704

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California public school finance - is the money being
spent optimally?

https://calmatters.org/commentary/2021/10/big-changes-california-schools-enrollment-funding/

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impress 81
time 2021-10-22 15:02 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1451564687301046279

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The good, bad, and ugly on the governor's desk - Newsom
signed some and not others.

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-10-14/skelton-newsom-california-legislature-bills-2021

There were hundreds more.

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impress 90
time 2021-10-15 23:27 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1449155058134749187

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Who's paying?

https://mercurynews.com/2020/10/09/deep-pockets-who-is-behind-the-big-spending-in-californias-elections-this-year/

And that doesn't even count who's behind the dark money.

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impress 79
time 2021-10-07 20:28 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1446210962671878148

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Right and wrong ways to fix California recall.

https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2021-09-28/expert-warnings-california-recall-election-reform

Easiest fix: allow incumbent to run, use ranked choice
voting, make paid signature gatherers wear scarlet letters.

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impress 40
time 2021-09-30 19:42 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1443662512281423902

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Weaponizing the recall - why California recall process
needs amendment.

https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2021-09-23/california-developer-pushes-sonoma-da-recall-attempt

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impress 83
time 2021-09-28 01:27 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1442662254307000323

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Was the recall election worthwhile?     Two points of view
in favor -

https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2021-09-23/column-how-latino-voters-in-the-recall-election-set-up-a-winning-model-for-the-midterms

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/09/25/mathews-why-californias-276-million-recall-election-was-a-bargain/

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impress 85
time 2021-09-28 01:22 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1442660843032702980

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Is California a good place to start a business?    Depends
on who you ask.

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/09/25/california-tops-nation-in-economic-division/

California wins for information technology.   Everybody
agrees Wyoming and West Virginia are better for coal
and fracking.

#PS1capolitics

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impress 88
time 2021-09-28 00:52 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1442653348776198146

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Did anybody really think all those red states would allow
a water pipeline to California?

https://newswest.org/skelton-a-pipeline-to-the-mississippi-silly-as-the-recall/

As far as Oregon and Washington are concerned, they've shot
down the idea of California raiding their water repeatedly.

#PS1capolitics

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impress 416
time 2021-09-25 00:30 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1441560822505873408

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Would somebody please tell the California GOP that they
have lost the suburbs?

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/09/17/look-at-how-dramatically-california-changed-and-where-in-the-18-years-since-the-last-recall/

When Orange County went blue, the end was nigh.    Trump
might be a feature in Wyoming and Alabama, but he's a
bug here.

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1501168710227643

#PS1capolitics

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impress 34
time 2021-09-19 18:53 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1439663990062211073

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Who's desperate for power in California?

Democrats?

https://calmatters.org/commentary/2021/09/california-recall-system-change-reform-newsom/

Democrats already have power in California. They'll
certainly keep it as long as Trump runs GOP.

GOP?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/09/15/californias-recall-election-confirmed-everything-that-is-wrong-with-todays-republican-party/

Taxpayers spent $300 million on a GOP publicity stunt.

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impress 33
time 2021-09-16 02:40 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1438332055889141761

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As usual, GOP claims any election they lose is fraudulent.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/09/15/trump-elder-california-recall-fraud-newsom/

Thus they attack faith in democratic processes and build
support for deciding elections by GOP legislators rather
than voters.

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impress 50
time 2021-09-15 13:34 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1438134018118066183

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Once again, California GOP shows why they are #3 behind
"No Party Preference."

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/09/14/california-recall-candidates-make-final-election-day-push-in-hours-before-polls-close/

#PS1capolitics

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impress 54
time 2021-09-15 13:24 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1438131608461066252

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Nobody wants homeless people in their backyard.

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/09/08/apple-homeless-camp-neighbors-push-back-against-new-rv-park/

Take a look at the trash in most homeless camps, and you'll
see why.

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impress 42
time 2021-09-09 01:56 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1435784087986323459

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Fair enough.

In Texas, GOP candidates warn that a vote for Democrats
would turn Texas into California.

Kamala Harris returns the favor -

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/09/08/recall-election-vice-president-kamala-harris-campaigns-for-newsom-in-east-bay/

Every Californian who would prefer to live under Greg
Abbott left long ago.

#PS1capolitics

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impress 53
time 2021-09-09 01:53 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1435783345602916353

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Larry Elder is the Democrats' preferred opponent. You
don't have to caricature his views.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/larry-elder-california-recall/2021/09/07/42ea677c-0cdb-11ec-aea1-42a8138f132a_story.html

Faulconer is the only GOP candidate with any political
leadership credentials.      But no support - competence
is suspect in the Trumpist GOP.

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time 2021-09-08 23:14 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1435743358878507010

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Is affordable housing an antidote to bitter ideological
partisanship?

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/27/opinion/California-housing-price-economy.html

Not everybody wants to live in a Manhattan canyon - some
prefer real canyons.

#PS1capolitics

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impress 50
time 2021-08-30 05:33 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1432214805138444295

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Time to fix California's recall elections.      Make the
vote ranked-choice and allow the incumbent to run.     That
will eliminate the appeal to the state's third-place GOP.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/29/opinion/california-recall-election-newsom.html

#PS1capolitics

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impress 49
time 2021-08-30 05:26 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1432212997468917762

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What kind of man becomes the front-runner to replace
Newsom?

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/08/27/california-recall-candidate-larry-elder-under-police-investigation-following-2015-domestic-violence-accusation-that-his-campaign-denies/

And what do the rest of the clowns say?

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/08/27/now-clearly-the-gop-frontrunner-elder-takes-heat-from-newsom-and-gop-peer-faulconer/

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time 2021-08-29 04:58 +0000
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https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1431843778055139332

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What could a Republican governor do in a year against a
veto-proof Democratic legislature?

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/08/28/california-recall-heres-what-a-republican-governor-accomplish-if-newsom-loses/

To avoid such a circus, special elections should be
ranked-choice with the incumbent allowed to run.

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time 2021-08-28 13:57 +0000
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https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1431616902585991169

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How many clowns can stuff themselves into a California
recall ballot?    46, or your choice of write-in.
Democrats will vote against the recall, but if it passes,
they can vote for one of the clowns.

https://mercurynews.com/2021/08/07/who-the-heck-is-kevin-paffrath-recall-might-make-him-governor/

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1473108136367034

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impress 72
time 2021-08-09 20:23 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1424828758301675544

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Can't find the serious candidates among the joke
candidates?     Neither can the California GOP.

https://apnews.com/article/entertainment-health-california-coronavirus-pandemic-fd42319dc08f1f9dcd714b1bba9ba602

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impress 35
time 2021-08-08 05:41 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1424244407797047296

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Why the California GOP comes in third behind "no party
preference"

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/08/03/recall-election-conservative-radio-host-larry-elder-on-gavin-newsom-covid-and-whether-trump-lost-in-2020/

If he's going to suspend environmental laws and build lots
of new housing - where's he going to get the water?

It's hard to tell the GOP joke candidates from the rest.

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impress 42
time 2021-08-04 06:21 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1422804987583729666

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California's recall election system is nuts.     There
should just be a special election that anybody can run in,
including the incumbent, decided by ranked-choice voting,
so nut cases can't win by accident.

https://apnews.com/article/joe-biden-california-coronavirus-pandemic-race-and-ethnicity-racial-injustice-db3a54763d961ece9b33c94fbe405e20

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impress 57
time 2021-08-02 15:10 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1422213132106092547

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Just in case one accidentally wins, Skelton asked the GOP
recall candidates about issues -

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/07/20/skelton-where-republicans-running-to-replace-newsom-stand-on-issues/

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impress 31
time 2021-07-21 00:49 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1417647898016108544

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Not as many joke candidates as last time!

https://apnews.com/article/entertainment-health-government-and-politics-elections-california-c5eedc7f144b2e7baa5745b800e67709

But there are enough.

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impress 19
time 2021-07-19 04:44 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1416982244841836550

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What does California GOP do about Trump?

https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2021-07-08/california-gop-on-trump-how-jenner-faulconer-chen-differ

It doesn't matter for statewide offices; GOP comes in third
after "no preference."        But it will matter in swing
House and state legislature districts.

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engage-rate 3%
impress 31
time 2021-07-14 14:53 +0000
urlclicks 1
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1415323662513696773

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The most responsible GOP candidate in the California recall
won't say whether he was/is/will be a Trumpist.

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/07/09/skelton-gops-faulconer-tries-to-run-recall-campaign-as-a-policy-wonk/

"Faulconer would create more shelters across California
and require homeless people to occupy them"

That's another word for jail.

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impress 38
time 2021-07-09 20:05 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1413590163561713667

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Unsuccessful recalls backfire in California.

https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2021-07-06/california-recall-history-feinstein-newsom

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impress 33
time 2021-07-09 03:15 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1413336024181182468

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The unexpected answer to California's recall - Gray Davis!

https://www.kcrw.com/news/shows/zocalos-connecting-california/recall-gavin-newsom-gray-davis

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impress 33
time 2021-05-24 21:05 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1396935304460660739

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Who is leaving California for better opportunities?

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/05/05/skelton-californias-population-growth-has-slowed-blame-exorbitant-housing-costs/

It's not rich people - they can afford the taxes and cost
of living.

It's mostly minimal-wage essential workers and retirees
who can't afford the cost of living.

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impress 47
time 2021-05-06 03:48 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1390151540216717313

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CalPERS thinks it can get better investment results
in secret.     Better for who?

https://calmatters.org/commentary/2021/05/california-pension-calpers-corruption-legislation/

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impress 51
time 2021-05-06 01:17 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1390113390618578944

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What's $400 million?

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/05/01/hey-california-taxpayers-guess-how-much-the-newsom-recall-election-is-going-to-cost-you/

Trumpists never mind spending other people's money.
In this case, they get publicity heading toward 2024,
and if there's some kind of catastrophic event or scandal,
one of them might even win.

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impress 33
time 2021-05-03 02:58 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1389051786485374978

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California recall fix is simple - logically.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/04/28/cailfornia-recall-election-reform-newsom/

When the recall petition threshold is reache, just have
one ranked-choice election for governor.    The incumbent
can run again.

https://www.fairvote.org/rcv#where_is_ranked_choice_voting_used

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impress 47
time 2021-04-29 02:24 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1387593523302584323

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Can CA GOP campaign on policy without mentioning Trump?

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-04-26/skelton-what-the-california-gop-can-gain-from-recall-newsom

Seems doubtful - nowadays the GOP party and policy
IS Trump.

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impress 36
time 2021-04-28 20:42 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1387507533053497346

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First in time, first in right - first in trouble.

https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/waterrights/board_info/water_rights_process.html

California water history is violent.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_water_wars

More to come? Declining water supplies in a warming
environment will end California's growth.

https://calmatters.org/commentary/2021/04/california-drought-water-supply-groundwater/

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impress 81
time 2021-04-26 21:47 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1386799208338923521

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GOP across nation endorse Newsom recall - EXCEPT
California's own GOP House reps.

https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article250793854.html

Something dumb said now might haunt their own tight
re-elections next year!

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1402622580082257

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engage-rate 1%
impress 86
time 2021-04-26 19:57 +0000
urlclicks 1
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1386771468164366336

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Even without climate change, California population growth
had to end.

https://apnews.com/article/california-census-2020-government-and-politics-5d518db43b3d53cb9241789628c88521

There just isn't water to support many more people AND
agriculture AND fisheries...

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impress 52
time 2021-04-25 06:06 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1386200028448919560

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A perfect Trumpist candidate!

https://apnews.com/article/caitlyn-jenner-california-governor-288b8ed19b68632bb2d2352f3d8a6366

No political or government experience, no qualifications
except reality-TV and a big social media following.
Full loyalty to Trump, and her campaign run by Brad
Parscale!

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impress 35
time 2021-04-24 14:25 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1385963208784048138

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California Republicans hope to recall governor Gavin Newsom
by blaming him for virus lockdowns.     Their proposed
replacement is?

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/03/31/opinion-the-real-reason-newsom-is-the-target-of-a-recall/

The GOP is now third place in California after "no party
preference".

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1385849928426189

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impress 50
time 2021-04-01 14:40 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1377632049545113609