CA Op-Ed and Opinion

CA Op-Ed and Opinion

CA Op-Ed and Opinion

CA Op-Ed and Opinion
Dr Don Harte

SB 276: California doesn’t trust its own Medical Doctors on Vaccinations, says Dr. Don Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist, former Libertarian State Senate candidate, issues a dire warning against SB 276, which will eliminate the medical exemption for vaccination. "This is political-medical terrorism of parents and children."
Dr Don Harte

Golden Globes Vax Hoax: ‘A New Stupid Low for Golden Globes – Flu Shots for All,’ says Dr. Don Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, is "outraged by the dog-and-pony flu shot show during the recent Golden Globes awards. But it was entertaining, in a very weird way, including the shock and disgust of some of the intended victims, notably William Defoe."
Speaker Anthony Rendon

Calif. Speaker Rendon Reacts to Gov. Newsom’s 2019 Budget Proposal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) issued the following statement after Gov. Gavin Newsom released his initial budget proposal: “Years of smart budgeting by legislative Democrats and Gov. Jerry Brown give us a healthy fiscal picture and the opportunity to expand economic opportunity for all.
Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Tony Cardenas statement on the end of the Sinclair-Tribune Merger

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ -- The merger should have been a spike in the end zone for Sinclair, but the refs stopped them at the 1st yard line for unfair play, says Calif. Congressman Tony Cardenas (29th District of Calif.). It must have been a real upset for Sinclair.  But not for the American public.
Dr Don Harte

OPINION: ‘California punishes doctor for acting like a doctor,’ says Dr. Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, is "horrified and disgusted" by the California medical board's attack upon pro-vaccine freedom pediatrician, Dr. Bob Spears.
Dr. Don Harte

California’s 2018 ‘Whooping Cough Uptick’ is Medical Fake News, Medical Scam, says Dr. Don Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, is disgusted but not surprised by the latest "medical scam/fake news."
News from California Newswire

San Diego Education Leaders & Students Support SAT During The School Day

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, San Diego area education leaders and students came together at Kearny High School in San Diego to push for college admissions tests like the SAT to be offered – as an alternative to state standardized tests – during the school day through the Pathways to College Act, currently moving through the California State Legislature.
News from California Newswire

Statement By The Committee To Protect California Jobs On Qualification Of Signatures For Internet Regulation Ballot Measure

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The following is the statement of Andrea Deveau of TechNet, Robert Callahan of the Internet Association, and Allan Zaremberg of the Chamber of Commerce, leaders of the Committee to Protect California Jobs, on the submission of signatures to qualify a ballot measure that calls for the California-only regulation of the Internet.
Dr Don Harte

With SB 1424, California Moves to ‘Kill Free Speech and Health,’ says Wellness Activist Dr. Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, is issuing a dire warning against SB 1424, designed to create a medical thought police in California. "Let me present myself as California's first 'speech criminal,'" Dr. Harte declares. "This liberty-deficient government of the state of California is in no moral, scientific or legal position to dictate what is fact and what is not.
Dr. Don Harte

With 2018 Already a School Shooting Disaster – Gun Control, or Doctor Control? asks Dr. Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, says of the school shooting in Broward County, Florida, "It's time to take radical action... Doctor Control."
Assemblymember Kevin McCarty

Calif. Assemblymember McCarty Releases Statement on Governor Brown’s 2018-19 Proposed State Budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), Chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance released the following statement in response to Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed 2018-19 state budget.
Assemblymember Kevin McCarty

Calif. Assemblymember McCarty Statement Following Firing of Sacramento Officers Involved in Shooting Death of Joseph Mann

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento) today released the following statement in response to two Sacramento Police Department officers that were fired following an investigation of their involvement in the shooting death of an African American Sacramento resident, Joseph Mann.
Dr. Don Harte

Is it the GOP or Democrats Destroying ‘Health Care’ in America? asks Dr. Don Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, noted Northern California chiropractor and former Libertarian state senate candidate, declares: "Both sides, both parties, are saying that the other is destroying health care." Dr. Harte observes: "There's a long history of collusion between the Medical Establishment, Big Pharma and Big Government."
Latino Victory Fund

Latino Victory Project Statement on Trump Decision to End DACA Program

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cristóbal J. Alex, President of Latino Victory Project, issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced it would terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which protects certain undocumented youth from deportation.
Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cardenas statement on Trump decision to eliminate Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ -- Today, U.S. Representative Tony Cárdenas released the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s decision to eliminate the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program.
Latino Victory Fund

Latino Victory Project Statement on Fifth Anniversary of DACA, implemented by President Obama in 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cristóbal J. Alex, President of Latino Victory Project, issued the following statement on the fifth anniversary of the implementation of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which protects certain undocumented youth from deportation. Nearly 800,000 young people have benefited from the program since it was implemented by President Barack Obama in 2012.
Dr. Don Harte

Is TrumpCare Failure the Only Reform Issue? Dr. Harte says the ‘Health Care’ Debate is a Loss of Health AND Liberty

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, is offended by the current debate on so-called "health care," and thinks that you should be, too. "This is a created, an imagined problem of government being responsible for propping up an already highly profitable industry - Medicine," according to Dr. Harte.
Betsy DeVos Edumacashun

Opinion: Betsy DeVos Edumacashun Test – Trump Cabinet Continues Dismantling Common Sense

G on Politics (OPINION): Betsy DeVos has a deep and profound love of fairytales and she plans to slather that love all over the children of America. You often hear the phrase "conservative values" but what does that phrase mean? It is similar to phrases like "square circle" and "dry water" in that it is an oxymoron.
Conservatives Lack Work Ethics

Opinion: Conservatives Lack Work Ethics in Foisting One Page Tax Plan

G on Politics (OPINION): When the conservative geniuses in the Trump misadministration released a one-page 'tax plan,' a cheer was heard from everyone whose job requires them to come up with detailed plans for things. A single page for the country's tax plan? One page? Seriously, only one page?!?! Wow, I didn't know you could get away with something as lazy as that.
Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cárdenas Slams Trump Order on Offshore Drilling

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, U.S. Representative Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s executive order aimed at renewing offshore drilling.
Is Jared the Leader of the Free World?

Opinion: Is Jared the Leader of the Free World?

G on Politics (OPINION): As America suffers the shame of an illegitimate president elected by racists, morons, greedwhores, and Russian agents, one ray of hope is that the USA is being managed by that revered political genius, Jared Corey Kushner.
Shocking Secrets of Congressional Conservatives

Opinion: Shocking Secrets of Congressional Conservatives

G on Politics (OPINION): Presenting the revelations of a salacious, stunning, and completely fictitious investigation into the personal habits of conservatives in the Senate and the House. Data never dies. No matter what information appears in print, email, text message, audio, or video, there is a record of it somewhere.
Opinion: Enemy of the Sheeple

Opinion: Enemy of the Sheeple

G on Politics (OPINION/SATIRE): This bedtime story is a fable about the rise and fall of a modern-day tyrant named Ronald Dumpt. Once upon a time there was a country that tried an experiment called democracy. The country was called Usa (pronounced "OOsah") and it had a population of 320,000,000.
Fascism's Frowny Face

Opinion: Fascism’s Frowny Face

G on Politics (OPINION): Let us now turn our gaze to the man whose job brings him closest to a heart attack every day, the White House Secretary of Prevarication, Sean McSpice. Amidst all of the conservative attempts to destroy American values is the daily equivocation dance performed by shifty-eyed White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.
Dr Don Harte

Trump and Christie Targeting Wrong Culprits on Opioid Epidemic says Dr. Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, chiropractic activist, says Trump's new panel, headed by Chris Christie, to deal with the opioid epidemic, is "philosophically and scientifically dead wrong." Dr. Harte declares, "The reason for this epidemic is clear. Orthopedists and other doctors freely prescribe Oxycontin, Fentanyl, Soma and other opioid drugs, get their patients addicted."
Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cardenas: Dismantling EPA is an Attack on Our Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today U.S. Representative Tony Cárdenas, a member of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, Environment Subcommittee, released the following statement regarding the President’s executive order rolling back the Clean Power Plan.

Opinion: Heavens to Betsy! (Dissecting DeVos and Other Conservative Detritus)

G on Politics (OPINION): In which we examine the odious delusions, bigotry, and anti-American schemes of conservatards. Conservatives are apparently rotten to the marrow of their bones. How else to account for the hordes of uneducated, unwashed, unthinking goobers who flock to the Klan rallies held by Dummy Donny and his Rethuglican Party?
Dr Don Harte

Dr. Don Harte Outlines Missing Pieces of the California ‘Health Care’ Debate

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, knows that the current debate on so-called 'health care' is wrong, on all sides.
Conservatives Say the Darnedest Things

Opinion: Conservatives Say the Darnedest Things

G on Politics (OPINION): As conservative congress-critters hide from their constituents to avoid answering tough questions about the GOP's anti-American policies, RWNJs of all shapes and sizes are spreading disinformation, deceits, deceptions, and outright lies.
Interviewing Trump's Conscience

Opinion: Interviewing Trump’s Conscience

G on Politics (Opinion/Satire): Inside a Mexican restaurant in one of the touristy parts of Los Angeles, our intrepid writer converses with the moral chaperone of Donald J. Trump. I sat down for an interview with the conscience of Donald J. Trump, our nation's first illegitimate president.
Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Tony Cardenas votes to oppose Republicans’ Affordable Care Act repeal legislation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today in Washington, D.C., U.S. Representative Tony Cárdenas released the following statement regarding his vote to oppose Republicans’ Affordable Care Act repeal legislation.
Trump in Conservatism Hall of Fame

Opinion: Trump in Conservatism Hall of Fame

G on Politics (OPINION): Congratulations to Donald Trump, with an assist from Steve Bannon, for entering the Top 5 in the Conservatism Hall of Fame (which sane people know as the Conservatism Hall of Shame). There have been a great many moments in rightwing douchebaggery and here, listed in chronological order, are the current top five conservative flustercucks.
Trump Voters Conned

Opinion: When Will Trump Voters Realize They Were Conned?

G on Politics (OPINION): What will it take for the sheep to see they've been shorn? How much damage to democracy will it require before people acknowledge the evil of Trump and the conservative movement?
Speaker Anthony Rendon

Calif. Speaker Rendon Statement on Trump’s ‘Out of Control’ Comment

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) released the following statement in response to Donald Trump’s Super Bowl interview: “California has the most manufacturing jobs in the nation. Our state grows a quarter of the nation’s food. Our minimum wage increase has not only helped our poorest workers, it has boosted the economy while unemployment continues to drop.
Assemblymember Kevin McCarty

Calif. Asm. Kevin McCarty Releases Statement in Response to Legislative Analyst Office Report on Debt Free College

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), Chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance released the following statement in response to the Legislative Analyst Office’s (LAO) report, “Creating a Debt Free College Program.”
Trump Team Trumps the Truth

Opinion: Trump Team Trumps the Truth

G on Politics (OPINION): Conservatives are performing verbal somersaults as they desperately try to explain and condone the reckless rhetoric of Donald Trump. One conclusion: Republicans love Big Brother.
Dr Don Harte

CA Children’s and Youth Bill of Rights Act: ‘Hitler in a White Coat’ Stalks California, says Dr. Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, condemns the new "children's rights" bill, SB18, as "a vicious attack upon children, the family and individual liberty. It's a forced drumming up of the medical business, that is nothing short of medical Nazism."
California Federation of Teachers

California Federation of Teachers Statement on Governor Brown’s 2017-18 Budget Proposal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Thanks to the passage of Proposition 55 in the November 2016 election, California will be able to maintain its commitment to providing quality public education to the state’s more than six million students in the years to come, says the California Federation of Teachers. While Governor Brown cites fiscal uncertainties due to likely changes in federal education policies and funding under the Trump administration, as well as projections of lower state revenues than anticipated, his proposed state budget keeps investments in public education a priority.
Trump-Speak Trickery

Opinion: Word-Salad Surgery on Trump-Speak Trickery

G on Politics (OPINION): Like every conservative, Trump uses words to fool the dim-witted. Here is a quick peek at the hidden meanings behind some of the Trump blather, bunk, baloney, hokum, hooey, and humbug. We have obviously fallen into The Outer Zone of Twilight Limits.
the Dubees

Opinion: 1st Annual Dubious Distinction Awards – the Dubees!

G on Politics (OPINION): We are proud to join the frivolity of Awards Season by recognizing a few of the more spectacular "fails" by some very well-known people and institutions. When it comes to the fine art of losing, here are some big winners.
Assemblymember Kevin McCarty

Calif. Assemblymember McCarty Applauds $20M in Grants to Help Classified School Workers Become Credentialed Teachers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Kevin McCarty’s (D –Sacramento) efforts to diversify and increase the number of credentialed K-12 teachers in California received a multi-million dollar boost when the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing recently awarded $20 million (twenty million dollars) in grants to help 1,000 classified school employees become credentialed teachers.
Opinion: From Russia with Trump

Opinion: From Russia with Trump

G on Politics (OPINION/Satire): What's with the Putin-loving people of the Trumpservative Party? "There is no connection between Donald Trump and Russia," said the Trump spokesperson emphatically. "None. Nada. Zip. Ziltch."
Latino Victory Fund

Latino Victory Project Condemns President Elect Trump’s ‘Voter Fraud’ False Allegations

OPINION: Yesterday, Donald Trump reacted to the election recount in Wisconsin and to the news that Hillary Clinton has over 2 million more popular votes than him, by lashing out on Twitter and arguing election fraud. President-elect Donald J. Trump claimed through social media that he “won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally.”
A Kinder, Gentler White Nationalism

Opinion: A Kinder, Gentler White Nationalism – Same Number of Crosses

G on Politics (OPINION/SATIRE): Conservatives deny that the rise of Trump demonstrates their racism, anti-Semitism, and misogyny. "At least half of that stuff is half made-up," says a (supposed) Trump spokesman. People in the Trump Conservative Coalition do not like the media. They sometimes appear friendly to broadcasters who are complimentary, but those who insist on asking pointed questions are detested bigly.
Opinion: Trump Spokesman Calms Frightened Americans

Opinion: Trump Spokesman Calms Frightened Americans

G on Politics (OPINION/SATIRE): Fear grips the land as Conservatism takes control of the United States. A member of Team Trump seeks to reassure everyone that things will be fine, just fine. The recent election victories of Conservatives -- taking control of the White House, Senate, and House of Representatives -- have understandably frightened people in the USA and around the world.
A Vote for the GOP is a Vote Against America

Opinion: A Vote for the GOP is a Vote Against America

G on Politics (OPINION): Many Americans seem unaware of the actual stakes in the 2016 election -- the Greedy Obstructionist Party is promising trade embargoes, Radical Christian Terrorism, increased war on women, and actual shooting wars. All in all, the ascendancy of Conservatism is a sharp and current threat to us all.
Anthony Rendon

Calif. Assembly Speaker Rendon Statement on Passage of Climate Change Legislation – SB32

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) released the following statement after the Assembly passed Senate Bill 32 to extend...
actor Steve Comisar

Obama’s Clemency Process Unfairly Excludes White-Collar Fraudsters, says Jailed Actor Steve Comisar

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The exclusive Presidential power of clemency has historically been used to grant harshly sentenced inmates an early release from federal prison. According to imprisoned actor Steve Comisar, President Obama is unfairly using his power to grant clemency to mostly African American drug offenders, while leaving out nearly everyone else.
Anthony Rendon

Calif. Assembly Speaker Rendon Statement on Cap and Trade Spending Plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) released the following statement regarding a cap and trade spending plan: "A responsible...
Latino Victory Fund

Latino Victory Fund Statement on Donald Trump Extreme Immigrant Vetting Process

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Donald Trump recently said he will implement a strict, extreme screening process for people who wish to immigrate...

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