THE DOCTOR IS IN--I just got my second Moderna vaccination shot yesterday (2/6/2020), and frankly I couldn't wait to get it fast enough.
THE BLACK VOTE-The point at which California Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Democratic Party should really be worried about the recall is if Black women decide to send a reminder to them both that they still need us.
GELFAND’S WORLD--The Republicans are complaining that the new administration and its Democratic allies in the Senate are not really for unity, in spite of what Biden said in his inaugural speech.
THE DOCTOR IS IN--I've got a few e-mails (and I truly COMMEND those who've sent them!) asking me what I would do, or what Governor Gavin Newsom should have done, differently during this pandemic which will result in health and economic devastation well in 2021, and likely into 2022.
CALBUZZ-A few months ago, when the Coronavirus pandemic was just getting real, a majority of Californians thought Gov. Gavin Newsom was doing a good job of managing the crisis.
AT LENGTH--The California GOP, after having no majority in the state legislature and none of the statewide offices for the last decade on top of the embarrassing defeat of their dear fascist leader for president, they return to a very old ploy — blame everything on the Democrats.
EASTSIDER-This is mostly tongue in cheek. Mostly.
MY TURN-Reading tea leaves if a difficult job, especially if they may be mixed with coffee grounds. After all, who really knows what’s going on in Washington DC?
MY TURN--On Monday, February 1, 2021, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Monday rebuked Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, calling the Georgia Republican as a "cancer" for the GOP party.
PLANNING WATCH-In California Democrats hold a super majority in the State Legislature and LA’s City Hall.
NON-VIOLENT DISSENT-The right to peaceful assembly is enshrined in the Bill of Rights because it is critically important. Indeed, research has shown that peaceful protests and nonviolent tactics are the most effective tools in making social change, even including overthrowing dictators.