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Why the Executive Branch Matters̷...

Why the Executive Branch Matters…
We have a system of government that functions (or doesn’t function as the case may be) as a Representative Democracy. To be sure, this system has some faults, but I believe our style of democracy is still the greatest experiment in liberty on the face of the globe today. Having said that… in our system of checks and balances, some [...]

2 Words to Describe Legislature: R...

2 Words to Describe Legislature: ‘Missed Opportunities…’
Ok, so he’s not a ‘chick’ but Senate GOP leader Bob Huff had an awesome summary of the ‘missed opportunities’ from this legislative year. (Reposted from www.foxandhoundsdaily.com) “While Democrats were given an opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to creating jobs, controlling spending, and protectin [...]

I’m baaaack…

I’m baaaack…
The CA Political Chicks are up and running again after a brief hiatus. I took a brief maternity leave and now I’m back and roarin’ to go, and not a moment too soon in this crazy election year! Stay tuned for an upcoming post on pension reform.

Watch our own Political Chick, Teresa...

Watch our own Political Chick, Teresa Hernandez…
OC Political Chick Teresa Hernandez was recently featured on the “So Cal Insider” show. See below for viewing times!  “SOCAL INSIDER” SHOW TIMES on PBS/SoCal: Thursdays at 1 PM, Fridays at 7:30 PM, Sundays at 11:30 AM and Wednesdays at noon.  

An open letter to the President…...

An open letter to the President…
(Excerpts from National Review Online Article, Author: Mona Charen– It’s a SATIRICAL letter in case you miss the tone) “Dear President Obama, As a certifiable member of the female sex, I want to thank you for preventing the Republican party from conducting a “war on women.” Some cynics might say that you were worried about women’s [...]

The CA Legislature did WHAT?

The CA Legislature did WHAT?
The following bill summary is borrowed from our good friends over at the OC Business Council (OCBC) and sums up the wackiness of our state legislature pretty darn well I think… California’s unemployment rate is at 11.1%, pensions are unfunded, education needs reform, state can’t balance its budget, and what are our politicia [...]

America: Land of the Free? Or for Fre...

America: Land of the Free? Or for Free? By Senator Walters
America: Land of the Free? Or for Free? This article is from guest political chick  State Senator Mimi Walters: During Barack Obama’s watch in 2010, over 148 million Americans, or 49% of the United States population, lived in a household receiving government benefits, according to US Census Bureau data. In contrast, in 1983—during Ronald Reag [...]

Picking Winners and Losers…

Picking Winners and Losers…
In the sometimes harsh, but always very public, world of politics there are (simply put) winners and losers. I attended a luncheon yesterday sponsored by the California Women’s Leadership Association (CWLA) which featured a panel of political experts offering their free advice on how to spot winning candidates, etc. Each panelist had so [...]

Sac Bee Updates CA Congressional Race...

Sac Bee Updates CA Congressional Races…
Re-posted from the Sac Bee: February 17, 2012 Cook says 13 California congressional seats may be competitive A fourth of California’s 53 congressional seats could be competitive in this year’s elections, thanks to extensive district boundary changes by the state’s independent redistricting commission, says a new analysis [...]

The ‘real deal’ behind th...

The ‘real deal’ behind the Great Birth Control Debate
A woman’s right to choose…or a baby’s right to life… this dilemma has been a part of our political discourse longer than women have had the right to vote. In recent weeks there have been two major issues that brought this debate back into the main-stream media. 1) The Susan G Komen Foundation announces that it will no [...]

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