Election Results: California Goes Crazy

While much of the country rejoices in last night’s GOP wins (HelloSenator-Elect Rubio!), California conservatives weep. Jerry Brownwas elected, Barbara Boxer won, prop 23 failed — and pot wasn’t legalized, so we can’t even dull the pain with a reefer.

Jerry Brown is entering his third term as California Governor (he was elected in 1974 and reelected in 1978). Due to grandfathering laws, he was (unfortunately) eligible to run again in this cycle. Given his experience, it should be easy to see what kind of governor he will be over the next four years.

In eight years as governor, Jerry Brown managed to turn a $6 billion surplus into a $1 billion deficit, did serious damage to our education system, and watched the unemployment rate soar under his leadership. In 1992, he admitted that he lied about everything as a politician, and in 2010, he refused to condemn someone from his office for calling opponent Meg Whitmanwhore. He believes that raising taxes and imposing business-crippling mandates will save California.

Socialism worked so well in Cuba. Or was it the USSR? Venezuela? Bueller?

As for Barbara Boxer … what can I say? She’s one of the most liberal members of the Senate. She’s an elitist that cares more about trees and smelts than people.

And prop 23 failed to pass. It would’ve suspended California’s very own cap & tax law, AB 32, until unemployment could be reduced to 5.5% for four consecutive quarters. Obviously, the best way to save the environment is to drive all businesses out of California. Why don’t we all go back to the days of horse drawn buggies, when manure was piled on the streets? Remember, trees are more important than people!

In other California news, San Francisco hates children. The board of supervisors voted Tuesday to limit toys in children’s meals to those that meet certain nutritional guidelines. That’s right — San Francisco banned Happy Meals. Meanies.

Voting might be over for this year, but there’s still one thing to bet on: How long until California completely collapses?

Cross Posted at The Stir

I Don’t Think Democrats Like Women.

Jerry Brown’s camp calls Meg Whitman a ‘whore‘ and lefty group NOW endorses him. NOW, of course, would be the National Organization of Women.

Our left-leaning President Obama has no faith in a woman’s abilities to make her own decisions about sex, nor does he believe in our incredible resourcefulness in overcoming anything, including an unplanned pregnancy.

When government health care rationing begins, it begins with women. They’ve already reduced our pap smears and mammograms, and now they’re trying to reduce our access to the breast cancer drug Avastin.

This is the party that’s pro-women? Um … No.

Pamela Gorman: Conservative Candidate and (Gasp!) a Woman

It is quite the primary season for Republican women. Carly Fiorina and Meg Whitman have won the Republican primaries in California, for Senator and Governor, respectively. Sharron Angle is poised to face Harry Reid in the Nevada Senate race come November, and Nikki Haley won her gubernatorial primary in South Carolina.

There are other conservative chicks* running for reelection (Michele Bachmann and Marsha Blackburn come to mind), and some like Robin Smith and Pamela Gorman have not yet faced their primaries.

But for the purposes of this post, I want to focus on Pamela Gorman.

I had an opportunity to chat with the GOP babe** recently about her campaign to represent the 3rd district of Arizona in the United States House of Representatives. Solid conservative John Shadegg currently holds that seat, but the Congressman is retiring to spend more time with his family and to do whatever else it is that you do when you retire.

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