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CA Dem Party Slams GOP Candidate Perry, Says He's Not What Californians Want
Election 2012 approaches, and with possible candidates just now making declarations of their intent to (not) run, those who are already in the race have been making appearances and raising bucks. Now the California Democratic Chairman John Burton has released a statement on Texas Governor Rick Perry’s California Fundraising Swing, and he says Perry is not what our state wants.
Like all the Republican candidates running for President, Rick Perry wants to double down on weakening the security and stability American families want, need and deserve. He and his Republican cohorts would repeal Wall Street reform, end Medicare and gut funding for K-12 education leaving American children ill prepared to compete in an increasingly demanding economy, all so that millionaires and billionaires can keep their tax breaks. That’s not the type of leadership Californians are looking for and they will reject Rick Perry and the rest of the Republican field’s extreme policies.
Perry might not also be the favorite among potential voters. A couple of recent polls find him losing ground to Herman Cain, and he's taking some heat for his stance on Confederate symbols. Now Perry, along with fellow GOP candidates Mitt Romney and John Huntsman are boycotting a scheduled Univision debate, at the urging of Florida's GOP, which may affect how voters around the nation, including here in California, feel about him.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.