LISTEN! East Bay Citizen Podcast – CAGOP Convention Special with Oakland CA13 candidate Sue Caro

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GOP Vanila Singh in Race with Honda, Khanna; wouldn’t Repeal Obamacare

Vanila SinghCONGRESS | 17TH DISTRICT | Let’s first get this out of the way. Republican 17th Congressional District candidate Vanila Singh is not named after the mellow spice. Instead, her sweet name roughly translates as mother earth in Sanskrit, she said. “I paid my dues with that name. I better make use of it,” she … Continue reading GOP Vanila Singh in Race with Honda, Khanna; wouldn’t Repeal Obamacare

MARGINALIZED BY THEIR OWN PARTY AND LIBERAL GAY GROUPS, LOG CABIN REPUBLICANS TRUDGE ON

CAGOP CONVENTION | For gay conservatives, the Republican Party is something like, No Party For Gay Old Men. At the party’s state convention this weekend, the Log Cabin Republicans met in a small room tucked far away from the party’s more mainstream groups. But it’s a matter of perspective, for them, a tidy group ostracized … Continue reading MARGINALIZED BY THEIR OWN PARTY AND LIBERAL GAY GROUPS, LOG CABIN REPUBLICANS TRUDGE ON

OUTGOING GOP STATE CHAIR CRIES WITH LOG CABIN REPUBLICANS

Former Calif. State GOP ChairTom Del Beccaro.PHOTO/Shane BondCAGOP CONVENTION | On his next to last day as chair of the California Republican Party, Tom Del Beccaro was wistful. When he spoke to the gay sliver of the party’s conservative coalition, the Log Cabin Republicans, he was downright tearful.“What I see here are my friends,” Del … Continue reading OUTGOING GOP STATE CHAIR CRIES WITH LOG CABIN REPUBLICANS

GOP DELEGATE ON HEARING ABOUT ROVE’S SPEECH: MY ‘BUTT PUCKERED UP’

CAGOP CONVENTION | Alameda County delegate and former 15th Congressional District candidate Chris Pareja said his “butt puckered up” when he heard Karl Rove was invited to speak. “You wanna see a fight, go to his speech,” he told The Citizen Saturday morning in Sacramento. Pareja said he will be avoiding it too keep himself … Continue reading GOP DELEGATE ON HEARING ABOUT ROVE’S SPEECH: MY ‘BUTT PUCKERED UP’

BROKEN INFRASTRUCTURE

CAGOP CONVENTION | The California Republican Convention’s Bay Area Regional Caucus hammered out a few known details to a relatively traditional audience of older men and women. David Miller, a candidate for the party’s state chairmanship, urged for “unity” under a common flag for a “better future for the children.” He spoke at length about … Continue reading BROKEN INFRASTRUCTURE

BIZARRO WORLD

CAGOP CONVENTION | It’s like falling into an alternate dimension here. A Democrat’s alternative world were similar personas are everywhere. There’s an older version of Bill Quirk, like a lost brother abandoned by his mother to only show up here supporting a crumbling party in a Democratic State. Then there’s Elizabeth Warren’s look alike and … Continue reading BIZARRO WORLD

Nowhere But Up For California Republicans

CAGOP CONVENTION | There’s not much left but up for the California Republican Party, as the state’s conservatives meet in Sacramento for their spring convention. With the party sitting quietly outside of every statewide office and sitting in the aftermath of three months of obscurity following the Democrats brief supermajority in the Legislature, the party is … Continue reading Nowhere But Up For California Republicans