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California Democrats push single-payer health-care bill

California Democrats push single-payer health-care bill

Establishing a single-payer system in California would cost $400 billion-more than twice the size of the state budget-but the steep price tag failed to deter Democrats pursuing universal health coverage. A study released Monday by the Senate Appropriations Committee staff found that Senate Bill 562, known as the Healthy California Act, would fall $200 billion […]

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE — Choosing Sides

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE — Choosing Sides

. By L. Neil Smith  Politics in our nation may seem to be confusing at the moment — a bewildering, surrealistic  mess — with various individuals acting out a half-baked melodrama that appears to make no sense, but things begin to clear up quickly if we adopt another model than we have traditionally used to […]

Good Club Action Alert

Good Club Action Alert

Greetings GOOD Club Members (and fellow Democrats)! Great news! We are now accepting membership payments via card. Here is the link to renew your membership! LIKE US ON FACEBOOK! Wednesday, May 24, 7pm, GOOD Club Executive Board Meeting and e-mail AJ at arthurvalenzuela00@gmail.com for location. Friday, May 19 to Sunday, May 21, CA Democratic Party 2017 State Convention in Sacramento. For More […]

Democrats lack clear health care plan

Democrats lack clear health care plan

For six years, Democrats taunted Republicans for holding dozens of votes to repeal Obamacare without rallying around a legislative alternative, while Republicans saw little need to craft and vote on a plan that President Obama would kill with his veto pen. Yet now it’s Democrats who enter the debate without a clear plan, left to […]

Help Stop the Car Tax

Help Stop the Car Tax

Your help is urgently needed to stop the Car and Gas Tax hikes!  As you may have heard, the California Democrats used their super-majority status in the legislature to cram through a massive Car and Gas Tax hike that will cost you hundreds more each year! Fortunately, a coalition of groups led by former San […]

Democratic Club of Ventura meets May 7, 2017

Democratic Club of Ventura meets May 7, 2017

Event Announcement PLEASE JOIN US SUNDAY MAY 7! DCV’s Monthly Meeting “People, Action and a Plan” With featured Guest Speaker Activist & CDP 1st Vice Chair Alex Gallardo-Rooker1:30 Pre-Meeting Welcome & Orientation** 2:00pm Business Meeting 2:30pm Featured Speaker – Alex Gallardo-Rooker NEW LOCATION! IBEW Hall 3994 E Main Street, Ventura click here for location maps including […]

California gas tax hike prompts fierce backlash from the right

California gas tax hike prompts fierce backlash from the right

By Tori Richards Fox News A 12-cent gas tax hike recently approved by California’s Democratic leaders has prompted a huge backlash on the right, with a grassroots coalition vowing to ensure it never takes effect. A combination of AM-radio talk show hosts, a consumer advocacy group and a GOP assemblywoman have joined forces to battle […]

Donald Trump threatens Obamacare payment cuts to pressure Democrats

Donald Trump threatens Obamacare payment cuts to pressure Democrats

President Trump is threatening to cut off critical Obamacare payments to insurers unless Democrats come to the table to negotiate a new health care bill, taking a tough negotiating stance that could force Democratic leaders into a government shutdown by month’s end. At stake are “cost sharing” payments that Obamacare backers say are supposed to […]

“Ain’t it awful” is no way to formulate political strategy

“Ain’t it awful” is no way to formulate political strategy

. By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   I remember this conversation game that my grandmothers used to play. These ladies, who grew up in the social morays of Victorian San Francisco at the start of the 20th century, would gossip about people they knew had fallen into hard times.  After telling these […]

Who Needs to Go Back Harper’s Ferry — The New Civil War

Who Needs to Go Back Harper’s Ferry — The New Civil War

    By Naomi Fisher We have a Civil War going on in our country right now. The stupid Republicans hate the Democrats and want to undo anything they have done. The stupid Democrats hate the Republicans and anything they are trying to get done. Worse yet, both the stupid Republicans and Democrats are at […]

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