Tag Archives: California
Posted on08. Apr, 2013 by Stevie.
Apparently, the American public is not ready to see a president show a bit of deference to the ladies with whom he interacts. President Obama is one of the latest victims of the “PC police” who got him last week during a closed-door fundraiser in California. He was at an event with California’s Attorney General [...]
Posted on01. Apr, 2013 by Stevie.
If I never believed in an alternate universe, that thought was shattered this past weekend. I now know that at least one member of Congress is the newest resident on another planet. I heard a clip of Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) doing a radio interview last week. In it, he referenced his childhood in California [...]
Posted on26. Mar, 2013 by Stevie.
The U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) is getting a ton of media coverage this week. For the first-time ever, they are hearing arguments in two separate cases about same-sex marriage (SSM). The media coverage in print, TV, and online has been strong. It’s one of the rare times since the election that Congress and/or President Obama [...]
Posted on05. Mar, 2013 by Stevie.
I’m very much here for this proposal from two Democratic members of Congress. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Rep. George Miller (D-CA) are introducing a bill on Tuesday to increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10/hour. The current federal rate is $7.25/hour, though the figure varies higher or lower depending on the state. Considering how [...]
Posted on11. Feb, 2013 by Stevie.
The 55th annual Grammy Awards were held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday evening. Everyone knows the awards show to be the pinnacle of accolades for the music business. But, what makes the televised program is only a small portion of the larger field of achievement. For instance, First Lady Michelle Obama, [...]