Low Voter Turnout—Sign of Collapse of Two Party System?


By Steve Frank, California Political News & Views
Allen Hoffenblum has been around forever. He is one of the most knowledgeable political operatives and pundits in the State. We already know that thanks to Prop. 14 being a registered Republican or Democrat means nothing—because Republicans and Democrats are NOT allowed to nominate people representing their Party.…

Surfs Up!


Waves reach 30 feet as a surfer rides the biggest wave of the day at Wedge Point in Newport, CA. The surfer waited for the biggest waves around 11am as high tide rolled in during the swell caused by Hurricane Marie. The waves were the biggest in a decade. A surfer chose his moment as…

Jeffersonians rally for independence at the California Capitol


By Alexei Koseff, Sac Bee
After a rally at the Capitol marked by chants of “The time has come for 51!” and a surprise appearance by Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, supporters of the State of Jefferson presented their “declarations of separation” to the California Legislature Thursday.
The declarations from Modoc and Siskiyou counties, expressing their desire to withdraw…

Obama’s “Strong Disapproval” Double His “Strong Approval”


Republicans are more likely to strongly disapprove now than in 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans are more than twice as likely to say they “strongly disapprove” (39%) of President Barack Obama’s job performance as they are to say they “strongly approve” (17%). The percentage of Americans who strongly disapprove of Obama has increased over time, while…

Al Qaeda magazine hints of looming attack; urges bombing of Vegas, military targets


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A new English-language Al Qaeda magazine features a how-to article on making car bombs and suggests terror targets in the United States, including casinos in Las Vegas, oil tankers and military colleges, and implies that an attack is imminent.
The online publication, called “Palestine-Betrayal of the Guilty Conscience Al-Malahem” and put out by the media…

Unconstitutional: Obama to Avoid Congress on UN Climate Treaty


WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is working to forge a sweeping international climate change agreement to compel nations to cut their planet-warming fossil fuel emissions, but without ratification from Congress.
In preparation for this agreement, to be signed at a United Nations summit meeting in 2015 in Paris, the negotiators are meeting with diplomats from other…



On Monday evening, California Governor Jerry Brown said all Mexicans, including illegal immigrants, are welcome in California.
According to the Los Angeles Times, while introducing Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, who said America is “the other Mexico,” Brown “spoke about the interwoven histories of Mexico and California.” He “nodded to the immigrants in the room, saying…

FBI, DHS bulletin warns of retaliation for airstrikes against ISIS


By Catherine Herridge
The FBI and Department of Homeland Security have sent out a bulletin to law enforcement officials warning that U.S. airstrikes in Iraq could provoke retaliation by Islamic State sympathizers in the U.S., Fox News has learned.
The warning on Friday comes shortly after U.S. intelligence officials said there is evidence foreign fighters have…

550 Buyouts, Layoffs Imminent at Turner; HLN, CNN Among Cuts


An individual with knowledge of the network’s plans tell TheWrap a large portion are expected at the two cable channels
Some 550 buyouts are to be offered at Time Warner’s Turner network this week, including a large number of those at CNN and HLN, which will lead to layoffs if they are not taken voluntarily, according…