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Radical leftists suck up power void in California

Radical leftists suck up power void in California

 . By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   Following the forced resignation of twice elected Republican Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark Peterson, the Board of Supervisors has the job of appointing a successor to fill his remaining term. Giving their recommendation to fill the post was a so called non partisan group of community […]

Hurricanes bring unity to a splintered nation

Hurricanes bring unity to a splintered nation

. By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   I have a small confession to make. It might sound a bit bizarre but I enjoy hurricanes; especially the ones that bring havoc and considerable destruction. The same applies for earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. All of these force majeure, acts of God or nature, seem to […]

Eber: Progressive’s Anonymous (A satire)

Eber: Progressive’s Anonymous (A satire)

 . By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   Things have slipped a bit in California politics during the past decade. With the disintegration of the Republican Party, Democratic super majorities in both legislative branches have resulted. There is not one GOP member holding a state office. The donkeys reign supreme. The world at least […]

Capitalism Dissected at new museum

Capitalism Dissected at new museum

, By Richard Eber,  California Political News and Views   When curiosity got the best of me and a visit was made to the newly opened Museum of Capitalism in Oakland, museumofcapitalism.org, I was expecting a Marxist sing-a-long.  This perception was dead wrong.  Communism was barely mentioned in the exhibits which dealt primarily with the history of capitalism […]

Identity politics is a losing strategy

Identity politics is a losing strategy

  By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   “I’m falling and I can’t get up” is the battle cry heard late at night for those of us who suffer from insomnia. During these moments, we turn on cable TV to sooth our nerves. In this enactment, an old women collapses and cannot fend for herself. […]

Identity politics a recipe for subverting democracy

Identity politics a recipe for subverting democracy

 . By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   Presenter Representation Requirements for National Lawyers Guild (NLG) (As taken from their web site) As you organize your workshop, please be aware that the NLG works to prioritize people from communities underrepresented in the legal profession and targeted by law enforcement (eg. people with disabilities, people of […]

Politicians don’t deserve your hard-earned money

Politicians don’t deserve your hard-earned money

. By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   . It must be getting to the end of June. My junk and regular email boxes are filled with pleas from various political organizations and candidates begging for money prior to the end of the reporting period. Apparently, once the calendar reaches July 1st, politicians turn into […]

One Sustainable Tweet at a Time

One Sustainable Tweet at a Time

 . By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   As an individual who depends on the internet for almost all of my information, there are certain words and expressions that crop up every day. Even casually questioning Google, Facebook, or Twitter about these truths is comparable to committing treason or breaking the unwritten rules of PC etiquette. The leftist […]

Real pension reform in California by Richard Eber

Real pension reform in California by Richard Eber

 . By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   I’m sick of it.  When it comes to the failing public employee pension programs in California, it is easy to relate to iconic character Howard Beal in the move classic  Network who quipped ‘I’M AS MAD AS HELL, AND I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS […]

Eber: Paranoia and Disbelief permeates American Politics

Eber: Paranoia and Disbelief permeates American Politics

, By Richard Eber,  California Political News and Views   Paranoia and disbelief is so prevalent in Washington D.C. these days that it is difficult to get anyone to believe the sky is blue, falling, or Donald Trump is responsible for everything that ails society. Even my 97 year old Mom got in the act […]

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