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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.”
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.”
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.
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.
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.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) released the following statement after the Assembly passed Senate Bill 32 to extend...
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.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) released the following statement regarding a cap and trade spending plan: "A responsible...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Donald Trump recently said he will implement a strict, extreme screening process for people who wish to immigrate...
G on Politics (OPINION/satire): Donald Trump, current leader of the Know-Nothing Party, can be described in five words: extremely loud and dangerously gross. When he speaks, phrases are strung together in ways that sometimes resemble English sentences. But what is the actual meaning of his word-salad rants?
CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Noted Marin County chiropractor, Dr. Donald E. Harte, calls out noted Marin County 'addiction specialist,' Dr. Howard Kornfeld, as 'having a totally wrong-headed approach.'
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) today praised the United States Treasury Department for its announcement that Harriet Tubman,...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) today announced its support for SB 3 (Leno), landmark legislation that would increase...
SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Congressman Cárdenas released the following statement in response to the ongoing dispute between Univision and...
CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, noted Marin County, Calif. chiropractic activist, is calling the latest proposed use of the diabetes drug, metformin, 'Nuts!' 'In the 2/22/16 issue of TIME magazine, in what they call the 'Longevity Issue,' I have seen THE most outrageous potential claim that Medicine has ever made,' declares Dr. Harte.
CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, noted California chiropractic and health activist, offers everyone the most direct health advice he can for the New Year: 'Want Health? Don't fall for the scare tactics of your doctor! Pursue health instead!' Harte, former medical student, is a principled, traditional chiropractor serving Marin and the Greater Bay Area since 1981.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Regardless of America's focus on 'white nationalism,' Palestinian-Latina-American Sofia Hanan continues on her quest to become Miss California USA 2016. The U.S. has become ultra sensitive to the idea of outsiders living amongst them. Fears heightened after recent Paris attacks and the on-going manhunt for its coordinator.
CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, renowned Marin California straight chiropractor, warns, 'Fall has begun. With that, the annual media blitz to convince us all to line up, like sheep, for the flu shot.'
California Board of Chiropractic Examiners allegedly Attacks Chiropractic Activist for Opposition to Forced Vaccinations
CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractor in Marin County, Calif., received two complaints from the California Board of Chiropractic Examiners last week. 'I expected to be attacked by a government that not merely protects the medical industry; it actively promotes that industry, and forces their procedures upon us, especially the children, without regard to safety, efficacy or the right to choose.'
Calif. SB277: Power Structure Bigoted Against Boy in Wheelchair, vs. Leukemia Boy says Dr. Don Harte
CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, Calif. chiropractor, charges the media with 'an evil bigotry.' He says, 'The mass media refuses to acknowledge the existence of vaccine-injured children. This is quite a trick, since we are talking millions of children.'
CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, Marin chiropractor, notes with disgust, 'Today, June 30th, 2015, California Governor Brown signed SB277, stripping away both personal belief and religious exemptions for childhood vaccinations.'
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Following the 6-3 ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States, supporting the use of Affordable Care Act...
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Road Safe America applauds the passage of a resolution on commercial trucking by the U.S. Conference of Mayors at their 83rd Annual Meeting today. Over 4,000 motorists die annually in HCV involved crashes and over 100,000 are injured.
Senator Isadore Hall Calls upon South Carolina to Follow Calif. Lead: Remove Confederate Flags from Govt. Buildings
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) today called upon political leaders in South Carolina and any...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Chair of the Senate Labor & Industrial Relations Committee, issued the following statement regarding...
Californians for Retirement Security calls on former San Jose Mayor Reed not to accept a $106K payment
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Californians for Retirement Security, a 1.6 million member coalition of teachers, firefighters, police officers, school employees, and public...
Calif. Assemblyman Gatto and Crime Victims United Issue Statement Regarding AB 84 Being Held by Appropriations Committee
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The following is a joint statement from Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) and Crime Victims United regarding the Assembly...
CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On May 14, the California State Senate approved SB-277 (with the Assembly and the Governor expected to agree), designed to destroy personal belief vaccine exemptions, including religious exemptions. 'California is becoming, officially, as medically 'enlightened' as Mississippi and West Virginia, the only two states to have such draconian vaccine laws,' says Dr. Don Harte, Marin County chiropractor.
CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, April 17, the 'Great Disney Measles Epidemic' was declared over by state health officials. Dr. Don Harte, noted Marin chiropractic activist, says 'I am far more amused than relieved. This whole episode should be one of shame for medicine, and all of the associated political and big pharma troublemakers who sought to profit from it.'
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay), Vice Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus today released...
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Open Truth campaign, a youth-focused effort to highlight the health impacts of sugary drinks and expose precision...
Calif. Assemblyman Anthony Rendon Statement on Prime Healthcare Opting Out of Daughters of Charity Sale
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, in response to Prime Healthcare opting out of its purchase of the Daughters of Charity Health System, Calif....
SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday in Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) called on House Republican leadership to...
California vs. Big Plastic Statement On Certification of Signatures by Plastic Bag Industry on SB 270 Referendum
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, California vs. Big Plastic, the coalition of local officials and environmental, labor, and business groups supporting the state’s...
Calif. Assemblyman Anthony Rendon Statement on Attorney General's Decision on Daughters of Charity Sale
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In response to Calif. Attorney General Kamala Harris approving the sale of the Daughters of Charity Health System to...
Calif. Senator Isadore Hall Statement on Pacific Maritime Association shutting down West Coast ports Pres. Day Weekend
SAN PEDRO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) today released the following statement regarding the Pacific Maritime Association’s...
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