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GOP2 Reflections on the GOP Convention by Richard Eber

GOP2 Reflections on the GOP Convention by Richard Eber

. By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   Wandering around the Republican Convention as a reporter was a new experience for me. Having been a decline to state voter since Bush Jr’s second term, I was expecting with Donald Trump’s victory last fall, this place would be a hot bed of political activism. […]

Senator Joe Anderson puts cards on table against SB-54

Senator Joe Anderson puts cards on table against SB-54

. By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   Joel Anderson Rep. (San Diego) is not your typical Sacramento politician who talks through both sides of his mouth trying to please everyone.  The outspoken Anderson does not mince words nor concern himself with making his views more PC for the “progressives”  types who dominate […]

Dear Chuck

Dear Chuck

. By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   The Honorable Chuck Schumer, Senate Minority Leader Senate Office Building Washington D.C. Dear Chuck Please cut me a break. I have willingly been consorting with a number of Russians not knowing that they were intending to influence the 2016 Presidential election. Before you send in […]

Troll Awards

Troll Awards

    By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   Most Trolls like to hide their true identities preferring to use aliases whenever possible. This year we are going to bring this adherent behavior out of the closet and bestow well deserved awards to those deserving “bugs on the windshield of life” Welcome to […]

A confirmed Betsy DeVos is bringing change By Richard Eber

A confirmed Betsy DeVos is bringing change By Richard Eber

. By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   Senate Democrats were proud of their progressive actions in casting all 48 ballots against the confirmation of Betsy DeVos to become President Trump’s choice to be Secretary of Education. It took a tie breaker vote by Vice-President Mike Pence to put her over the top […]

Eber: Berkeley protests diagnosed poorly by left and right

Eber: Berkeley protests diagnosed poorly by left and right

. By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views,  2/7/17 As if we need any more things to be upset about in the news these days. Students who were physically there are reporting that “anarchists” came and erupted chaos when protests were otherwise peaceful until their arrival. I believe the student accounts because the UC […]

Eber: When California leaves the Union (a satire)?

Eber: When California leaves the Union (a satire)?

. By Richard Eber,  California Political News and Views As might be expected, there were a lot of people in California who were disappointed when they found out that Republican Donald Trump had been elected to become the 45th President of the United States. After all, Hillary Clinton won the popular vote in the “Golden […]

Grass roots politics Trump style By Richard Eber

Grass roots politics Trump style By Richard Eber

. By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views This Swearing In party was not an ostentatious affair. Neither Beyonce nor Taylor Swift were giving live performances or was their music being piped in to entertain guests. No celebrities could be found.  Apparently, George Clooney and Susan Sarandon had more pressing engagements than attending the […]

Clinton Inaugural bash plans revealed By Richard Eber

Clinton Inaugural bash plans revealed By Richard Eber

Editor’s Note: This was first published pre-inauguration on January 16th.  Still worth the perusal even post event for a good laugh with tongue firmly planted in cheek. By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager John Podesta seems to be out of favor these days. Because of his email account […]

Eber: I’m dreaming of a politically correct Christmas

Eber: I’m dreaming of a politically correct Christmas

. . By Stephen Frank Merry Christmas and a Happy Hanukah. My good friend Rich Eber of the Bay Area and I were talking about Christmas songs.  He decided to re-write a traditional, classic song. “In a perfect world could  it ever be possible to tolerate “chestnuts roasting on an open fire” when such am […]