SACRAMENTO – In this Democratic weekly radio address, Assemblymember Mike Eng (D-Alhambra) discusses the passage of the Homeowner’s Bill of Rights, a legislative package that targets the unfair practices of banks and lenders that helped spur the ho…
By David Dayen
High speed rail survived by the skin of its teeth Friday.
In a closely watched vote of the California state Senate, a bill to issue the first $5.8 billion in bonds for the construction of high speed rail lines passed 21-16. It needed all…
I am a doctor. I have taken the Hippocratic Oath, the first principle of which is: “Do no harm.” It is a pity that the current President, when he was sworn in and took the oath of office more than three years ago, wasn’t asked to make the same promise. For the President has done [...]
We are the dream that other people dream.
The land where other people land.
When late at night
They think on flight
And, flying, here arrive
Where we fools dumbly thrive ourselves.
Refuse to see
We be what all the world would like to be.
Because we hive within this scheme
The obvious dream is blind to us.
We do not mind the miarcle we are,
So stop our mouths with curses.
While all the world rehearses
Coming here to stay.
We busily make plans to go away.
How dumb! Newcomcers cry, arrived from Chad.
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Republican Party of Iowa Chairman A.J. Spiker issued the call for a special nominating convention for House District 37 in Ankeny on Friday. During the primary election no Republican candidate received the required 35 percent necessary to win the primary. Jim Robidoux, an Ankeny educator, just missed reaching the 35 percent threshold. Robidoux, the top [...]