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The other angry GOP voter group

The other angry GOP voter group
sfgate.com — Cable news pundits often warn that Republicans have to respect the righteous anger of Donald Trump supporters. [...] they're furious that their party is being hijacked by a rump of unreliable voters who think that just because they showed up at a rally, they are entitled to special treatment. [...]

Pete Wilson explains why he endorsed Ted Cruz

Pete Wilson explains why he endorsed Ted Cruz
blog.sfgate.com — At the California Republican convention in Burlingame today, former Gov. Pete Wilson introduced and endorsed Ted Cruz for president. Wilson explained that he believes that the wrong president could cause the right to lose the U.S. Supreme Court for a generation. "God knows" whom Donald Trump would nominate if he wins the White House, Wilson said.

Donald Trump crosses a border

Donald Trump crosses a border
sfgate.com — Donald Trump had to squeeze through a hole in a fence to speak at the California Republican Convention Friday. [...] his supporters swaggered into the Burlingame Hyatt Regency banquet hall as if they owned the place. Before Trump's talk, I spoke with many party workhorses - the folks who have sustained the GOP in challenging times.

How do you owe $100,000 in student loans? The answers

How do you owe $100,000 in student loans? The answers
blog.sfgate.com — Sunday I posted a blog that asked the provocative question, "How do you owe $100,000 in student loans?" I had written a column about student loans, a commenter had posted this comment. Worth it? 100k in student loans to make $45k a year before taxes? I can't make my minimum payments.

There’s no such thing as a free lunch or a free education

There’s no such thing as a free lunch or a free education
sfgate.com — Rival Hillary Clinton supports President Obama's plan to make community college tuition free, that is, publicly funded. Ohio Gov. John Kasich suggests one way to make college more affordable is by encouraging "more students to earn college credit while completing their high school courses" to give them a "jump on their college careers" and a break financially.

Harris couldn’t lose this Senate debate

Harris couldn’t lose this Senate debate
sfgate.com — STOCKTON - Purely as an act of political mischief, this Republican has toyed with the idea of voting in June for Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Santa Ana, in the race to fill U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer's seat.

Who wants to be offended today?

Who wants to be offended today?
sfgate.com — people log on to social media where they discover words that offend their delicate sensibilities. Sometimes the perennially offended even win a trophy for their troubles - such as the scalp of ESPN analyst and former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling.

‘Confirmation' HBO's high-tech lynching

‘Confirmation' HBO's high-tech lynching
heraldnet.com — The left is masterful at rewriting history. Witness HBO's TV movie "Confirmation," which aired Saturday, about Anita Hill's accusations of sexual harassment 25 years ago, which almost derailed Clarence Thomas from becoming a Supreme Court justice.

Love Life? There’s no Oakland there

Love Life? There’s no Oakland there
sfgate.com — Supporters of the new slogan meant well - and really who can object to an exhortation to love life? [...] in an age where everything is over-complicated, the snappy marketing phrase is fraught with potholes and politics. Not long ago, Oaklanders proudly adopted the "There" campaign; residents unfurled "There" flags to counter Gertrude Stein's famous comment about Oakland.

‘Confirmation:’ HBO’s high-tech lynching

‘Confirmation:’ HBO’s high-tech lynching
sfgate.com — Witness HBO's TV movie "Confirmation," which aired Saturday, about Anita Hill's accusations of sexual harassment 25 years ago that almost derailed Clarence Thomas from becoming a Supreme Court justice. The drama's makers claim that they didn't take sides in depicting Thomas' Senate confirmation hearings, even as a trailer punctuates close-ups of actress Kerry Washington, who plays Hill, with stentorian capital letters: "It only takes one voice ...
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May 03, 2016

RT @jpodhoretz: Ouch. @StephensWSJ today on Ted Cruz: "Ar­son­ists who set fire to their neigh­bor­hood run the risk of burn­ing their own…

May 03, 2016

The other angry @GOP voter group - Republicans who want to win in November. sfgate.com/opinion/saunde… via @SFGate

May 03, 2016

RT @LarrySabato: You could fill the Rose Bowl with suspects accused of JFK's murder. Now there's a seat for Rafael Cruz. Like 99.9%, he's 100% innocent.

May 03, 2016

7 in 10 voters have a negative view of #Trump. @SenTedCruz is 59% neg. So how does that work? twitter.com/MarieMoggan/st…

May 03, 2016

2016 should be year @GOP took back White House. Now could be year #Trump voters hand it to @HillaryClinton. sfgate.com/opinion/saunde… @SFGate

May 03, 2016

The other angry GOP voters. CA voter registration growth nearly triple for Dems. Thank you @realDonaldTrump sfgate.com/opinion/saunde… @SFGate

May 03, 2016

And while I agree with many small l ideas, they don't win elex. So watch who you call losers, loser twitter.com/JustinRaimondo…

May 03, 2016

@TomBevanRCP on @Morning_Joe - #Trump voters did nit believe polls that show Hillary beating Trump in November. (Highly selective)


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