How The 2019 Elections Help Pelosi And Schiff With Impeachment

Tony Quinn
Political Analyst

An obscure race for governor of Kentucky has Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff breathing a lot easier.  In a mild upset, Democrat Andy Beshear defeated incumbent Republican governor Matt Bevin on Tuesday. Bevin’s whole campaign was about supporting President Trump and opposing impeachment, but he lost, albeit very narrowly. This […]

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A Few Good Questions for the Next Democratic Debate

Tony Quinn
Political Analyst

The Democratic National Committee has announced that UCLA will host the sixth Democratic debate in California in December.  Given California’s outsized role in the Democratic Party, the candidates should be asked questions unique to our state. A good question to start with would be: Why is California, the most liberal and most Democratic of the […]

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The Unimportance of Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris

Tony Quinn
Political Analyst

It is hard to find a time when California’s two United States Senators have had less influence in Washington than now.   Despite being the largest state, and having one of the nation’s most senior senators in Dianne Feinstein and a presidential candidate in Kamala Harris, their influence in the nation’s capital seems to be exactly […]

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The Democrats Plan For Voter Suppression

Tony Quinn
Political Analyst

Sacramento Democrats have come up with a clever way to suppress votes in the next primary, one that will keep hundreds of thousands of voters from the polls next March.  This is a just passed law that forbids the Secretary of State from listing President Trump on the Republican primary ballot because he has not […]

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Harris and Warren – Laying the Groundwork for a 40-State Trump Landslide

Tony Quinn
Political Analyst

With the likely fading of “Apologizin’ Joe” Biden, the Democratic race seems to be coming down to two women, California Sen. Kamala Harris and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren.  But the Democrats should be forewarned; both these women are extremely flawed candidates whose nomination could well lead to a 40-state Trump landslide. Harris, in her put […]

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Comparing Texas And California, And Why Texas Wins Out

Tony Quinn
Political Analyst

“Texafornia – A Glimpse into America’s Future” headlines The Economist’s special report last week comparing America’s two mega states, California and Texas.  The British magazine looked at several areas where the two states compete, and for the most part California came out second best. One fifth of all Americans call California or Texas home.  California, […]

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The Surprising End To The Citizenship Question

Tony Quinn
Political Analyst

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts surprised virtually all court watchers by killing the Trump Administration’s efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.  In so doing he saved his court, and the nation, from the embarrassing situation of validating the lies by which the administration had tried to justify this question. The […]

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The Poway Shooting Illustrates The Difference Between California And Texas

Tony Quinn
Political Analyst

Good thing for John Earnest that he shot up a synagogue in California and not in Texas.  Thanks to Gov. Gavin Newsom, the worst thing Earnest faces in California is three square meals a day at taxpayer expense for the rest of his life; in Texas his crime would have meant execution.

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Sen. Kamala Harris and Slave Reparations

Tony Quinn
Political Analyst

Sen. Kamala Harris has indicated support for reparations to black Americans to address the legacy of slavery but has not provided many specifics.  She should. The public needs to know who Harris feels deserve reparations and who should pay for them. The idea of reparations has been around for a long time but has recently […]

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A Pox on Both Houses: A Worthless Lawsuit; A Dangerous Emergency Act

Tony Quinn
Political Analyst

Don’t be fooled by the kabuki lawsuit against President Trump’s wall just filed by Attorney General Xavier Becerra and 15 other Democratic attorneys general. Both sides want the same result, for Trump to prevail at the Supreme Court, as surely he will. This lawsuit and Trump’s wall both are sops to each party’s political base. […]

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