Heavyweights For Controller Pose A New Stumbling Block For Alameda’s Betty Yee

Board of Equalization member Betty Yee

STATE CONTROLLER//2014 ELECTION | For a few months this summer, Alameda resident Betty Yee’s campaign for state controller was looking good. When State Treasurer Bill Lockyer, another East Bay resident, decided against another round of statewide musical chairs and announced he would not run for controller, it left the Board of Equalization member as a possible frontrunner.

She had piled up nearly $475,000 in campaign contributions, according to campaign finance reports and support was beginning to coalesce among Democrats, at least, here in the Bay Area. However, the road to the controller’s office and whatever the controller actually does, isn’t looking so clear, anymore. (The controller is sometimes referred to as the state’s top bookkeeper.)

Whereas, Lockyer jumped off the statewide merry-go-round, the open seat is being filled by termed out State Assembly Speaker John Perez, who is a political heavyweight in more ways than one. Most observers undoubtedly see Perez as the runaway favorite. He will leave the State Assembly in better shape than when he found it and is only 43-years-old.

According to capitol watcher Scott Lay’s column, The Nooner, another Democratic stalwart could be jumping the line in front of Yee and others. Former State Treasurer and gubernatorial candidate Phil Angelides may be staging a comeback after years out of Sacramento and a stint trying to fix Wall Street’s financial shenanigans.

In a race with Perez, in addition to Angelides, it’s hard to fathom Yee’s campaign war chest getting any larger after the soon-to-be former speaker calls in all the chits earned over his years in Sacramento.

47 thoughts on “Heavyweights For Controller Pose A New Stumbling Block For Alameda’s Betty Yee

  1. I wish the two of you would stop the pettiness and calling each other names. Put some substance into your posts. The topic was supposed to be about Betty Yee.


  2. Not as pathetic as a sexist anti union tea party extreme
    who spews his hatred on every Citizen article! What a troll.


  3. Anti woman sexist male troll does have mommy problems!

    What a pathetic little man—-laughing at his bitterness.


  4. Our anti-male BBDB continues to express herself in the wee small hours of the morning. This speaks to what she does with her meaningless life.

    Little girl, do look in the mirror. It is there that you will see the true representation of what it is to be pathetic. But then again, you union whores don't have to sleep since you continue to rob the public blind.


  5. Anti-union sexist chauvinistic pig troll you are a very pathetic child who has mommy problems. As much as you don't want to believe it I didn't write the male posts. What an insecure loser you are. LMAO I do agree with them though–temper little one.


  6. Well, folks, the BBDB is back, and now she is pretending to be a guy. Talk about pathetic.

    Little girl, don't be mad at all men. Don't project, either. You need to take responsibility for who you are. Maybe in the next life you'll come back as a guy, but I seriously doubt it. Not only don't you have any balls at this time, but you clearly won't have them later on. You need to grow up, little girl. Also, try to get out of your parents' basement. Clearly the sun don't shine there.

    Please don't use the excuse that you were 'abused by the big, cruel world.' Won't work. You obviously have been writing everything on this feed that can be considered whorible, and we know just what kind of messed up girl you are.

    I want to repeat my thanks to the earlier poster:

    My thanks also to 2:04 in the afternoon. I know that you are much more typical of the decent people in the county.


  7. Troll you are such a idiot–we can tell your writing. Are you always in the habit of talking to yourself and pretending it's someone else. WE CAN TELL YOUR STYLE AND ANYONE CAN SEE HOW MANY POSTS ON THIS STRING ARE YOURS. You have this reputation that you try and dominate the posts with your hateful and sexist messages. What a loser! P.S. I am a male too and have only 2 other posts on this subject. Get the mental healthcare you need.


  8. Nice try, BBDB.

    The three above comments all come courtesy of the same anti-male lesbian from Berkeley who lives in her parents' basement. You can see what she's doing all night long–especially at 2:13 in the morning. Truly pathetic.

    Try getting some sunlight and a life. Sorry you have such a fear of the opposite sex, little girl, but you really don't need to be frightened.

    My thanks also to 2:04 in the afternoon. I know that you are much more typical of the decent people in the county.


  9. 2:04 is the troll and a bigoted tea party extremist who has over half the posts on this string. What a loser!


  10. No, I was referring to 12:14 and the immediate last two posters, directly above this comment. You are so transparent that it is pathetic.

    Too bad that you as bigoted as you are and anti-male.


  11. By MW:

    Even if I was what is generally referred to by such terms as a whore, streetwalker, or prostitute, I would still be very insulted to be compared to the typical politician.


  12. I would agree, except the missives you are referring to come from the same anti-male lesbian who lives in her parents' basement in Berkeley and does not work.

    Definitely do ignore her.


  13. People: 3 out of the last 4 posts and about 2/3 of all the posts on this string are from the same anti-union troll who tries to dominate this site on every article. He obviously is a male chauvinist and only aims to provoke not persuade. He obviously has no life but lots of time. Ignore him like most of us do.


  14. Despite the radical dykes who hate men supporting Betty Yee, I will too.

    She's the least in-bed with the union whores, though that could change. Fats Perez is a mega-union whore, and Angelides is as big a pimp for the developers as he is for the unions.

    Well put, 5:15. Thanks for the clarification, and keep up the good work. We need good old-fashioned conservative values again!


  15. And the rest of agree that you are a pent up BBDB who resides in her parents' basement. Get a life.

    Betty and I appreciate your support.


  16. Agree with your support for Betty, but not for the reason you state. I'm supporting her because she is a qualified women who strongly supports unions. I also agree you are a troll and a sexist pig.


  17. As we get back to our regular programming, the topic is how Betty is the least offensive of the union whores. Now is our chance to send both schmucks, Perez and Angelides, back to the private sector. We need to get them off the public tit once and for all.


  18. You have been pushed around your whole life and you feel impotent. Poor little insecure one. I'm not 12:20, but you will never believe there are women who won't let you try and bully them in an e-mail. LOL–what a sexist pig–oink!


  19. Of course you're a female. Obviously a Berkeley Bull Dyke Bitch [BBDB]. The most important point is you are 12:20. Your 'fingerprints' are all over this latest rambling.

    I'm glad you think that I'm important. My wife, children, and grandchildren would agree with you. I'm not as generous, though. With the crap you're spouting in your two missives, I can conclusively state that you are unimportant.

    It's precisely because I won't be 'pushed around' that I am compelled to respond. Try not to let that go over your head, tough as it might be.

    Please, do try the mute suggestion. I really would become you.


  20. I'm a female and agree with 12:20am but don't stay up late. The only freak of nature is you who seem to still live in the 20th century. I'm willing to bet you are not married since you are such a chauvinist. You must let people push you around a lot and that's why your e-mails show a low self esteem. You have to call people names and put them down to try and build yourself up. Just another inadequate male. Don't cry little one and YOU ARE IMPORTANT. There,there LOL


  21. Ho, I told you to stay mute. You don't follow directions and therefore get an F-.

    Again, ho, the words have been liberated–WHETHER YOU LIKE IT OR NOT! And frankly, I could care less.

    You better believe Negro is acceptable. Thurgood Marshall himself–look him up and learn something–said it was his preferred term.

    There be male whores and female whores. Obviously you are a freak of nature–a hermaphrodite. Staying up until 12:20 on a Saturday morning with NOTHING better to do shows all of us the loser in life you are. Time to move out of your parents basement.


  22. You are a sexist male chauvinistic pig. Grow up and stop acting like a child. You don't get to define your use of a sexist term. Society has done that for you and it's not acceptable. Just like you don't get to use the N word and say it means something else to you. To the first 1:41 p.m.–he is the anti-union troll that frequents this blog and he doesn't try and convince–only provoke. He's an extreme conservative and frankly no one cares who he votes for because he will lose 99 times out of 100.


  23. Yes, it's true that Betty has whored for the unions. When we have so few choices, I'll take the least horrible [whorrible!].

    Now as for language–GET OVER IT!

    Don't give a tinker's damn whether you approve or not. 'Whore' and 'tit' have been liberated! There are other contexts besides a female who sells sex and a woman's cleavage. I don't tolerate prudes or those who believe themselves high and mighty.

    The fact that the terms have been liberated ought to please an extreme liberal such as yourself. Also, don't offend me or others. Betty needs all the votes she can get. I promise you she doesn't care from whom they come. The name of the game is winning, and that means votes.

    I'll let your slap go this time, but watch yourself in the future. You need not antagonize anyone, even if you don't agree with them. Let this be a learning moment for you. Now you understand about the terminology. If you still don't agree, then stay mute. The best answer for both you and Betty.


  24. I know this isn't part of the theme in this thread, but I just read something in today's
    New York Times.

    From that Fremont legislator

    ““Being a juror really has nothing to do with being a citizen,” Mr. Wieckowski said—-

    The man is such a moron. The wording in his bill, AB 1401 allows a person in this country only 24 hours to serve on a jury. NO matter that such a individual had lived 64 years, 364 days of his 65 years, entirely in the tribal regions of Pakistan.

    The Wieckowski make no distinction between someone in the country for 5 or 10 years vs someone her for 5 or 10 weeks.
    Time during which one learns about the culture and accepted practices of a nation.

    Only knee-jerk followers of pandering legislators would approve of such a broadly worded piece of legislation.


  25. Betty has been supported by the unions in every race she has won and has worked well with, and supported them in return. She would also abhor your use of the sexist term “whore”. Are you deliberately trying to provoke? I live in the Bay Area, know her, and will vote for her because she does not think like you.


  26. Not with such dirty, corrupt whores wanting to suckle on the public tit for life.

    I understand only all too well.


  27. If you understand politics and the money and where the majority of people live; Betty will come in 3rd and I like her. She just doesn't have a chance.


  28. Perez is a big, fat slob who whores for the unions. That was his job, literally, before hijacking the assembly seat.

    Tired of these has-beens playing musical chairs. Here's an original idea. Go back to the private sector and stop suckling on the public tit!

    Let someone else have a chance!


  29. “Most observers undoubtedly see Perez as the runaway favorite. He will leave the State Assembly in better shape”

    Oh, you mean the Assembly's shape, not his own.

    Not sure that is true in either case. Perez makes Lockyer look like a fitness buff by comparison.


  30. Perez is a huge establishment whore. Angelides is a washed up troll for the unions and developers.

    If this is the field, I'm for Betty in a heartbeat!


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