Electoral College vs. Popular Vote

Partner in the firm of Butcher and Butcher of Sacramento and Newport Beach

If President’s were elected by Popular Vote, Gore Would Have Become President.  Wrong! Everyone knows that had the popular vote decided the election, Gore would have defeated George W. Bush.  Everyone but me. I contend this is nonsense.  We do not know who would have won, but I strongly suspect it would have been Bush. […]

Read more

Power of Direct Mail to Qualify Initiatives Highlighted in Brown’s Desperate Move

Partner in the firm of Butcher and Butcher of Sacramento and Newport Beach

Jerry Brown’s decision to mail petitions in support of his tax Increase ballot measure, discussed by George Skelton in a recent column, was made out of fear or desperation.  Fear that the street gathered signatures would fall short of those needed, or desperation because they know there will otherwise be a shortfall. For Brown the […]

Read more

The Online Tax Revolt: New Technology and the Age Old Rally

Partner in the firm of Butcher and Butcher of Sacramento and Newport Beach

Using new
technology, everyone in America can join the Online Tax Revolt, and March for
America.  There is no cost; it is
an old-fashioned protest march in the street with signs and the symbols of
protest and even "real" streets. 
It ends in Washington on Tax Day April 15 where each participant’s
avatar and team will join in the live rally taking place in the Capitol that
day.

Today the
Online Tax Revolt makes its soft launch at the CPAC
meetings in Washington DC, on Neal Boortz’ Nationally syndicated Radio Talk
Show and with  announcements here
in Fox and Hounds and selected other sites.  On March 1 the hard launch starts with aggressive buys on
talk radio, emails, social networking sites, direct mail, banner ads and such.

We know
there are millions of Americans who sympathize with Tea Party activists.   The Tea Party is currently more
popular than either major party. 
But most people, for one reason or another, cannot or do not turn
out.  Who among us is not now
picking up a mental pitch fork, at least from time to time?  Who among us is not, to one extent or
another, cheering on the Tea Parties? 

Read more