Posts Tagged ‘politics’

  • On Obama, Iowa Republicans and the word “esquire” Friday, July 30, 2010 � by scott

    Iowa Republicans join up with the “Thirteeners,” whose convoluted logic sounds like a Nicholas Cage movie.

  • Big Oil seeks to buy California public policy Tuesday, June 22, 2010 � by scott

    Texas oil giants Valero Energy Inc. and Tesoro Corp. won approval Tuesday for a ballot initiative that would overturn California’s 2006 groundbreaking global warming law to limit greenhouse emissions from cars, refineries and other contributors.

  • Butler, Salas facing off against big corporate bucks Thursday, May 20, 2010 � by scott

    Corporate interests drop a ton of money to keep their critics from gaining party nominations for legislative seats.

  • Mercury Insurance drops $10 mil on Prop. 17 shell game Tuesday, May 18, 2010 � by scott

    Mercury Insurance is dominant backer of a measure to slap surcharges on customers who let coverage lapse. Can you buy a law in California?

  • Chris Kelly, Facebook and those privacy issues Friday, May 14, 2010 � by scott

    NY Times weighs in with overview of Chris Kelly, one of the contenders for the Democratic AG nomination, and his privacy issues work for Facebook.