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EGP Ballot Recommendations – June 7 Primary

Yes on State Measure 50 The public is dismayed by the fact that state legislators charged with corruption or crimes can continue to receive their state pay even... Read more »

Reading Between the Grammatically Incorrect Lines

Election season is upon us and like many of you my mailbox is beginning to be stuffed with political mailers. Spoiler alert: it’s only going to increase as we... Read more »

Loretta Sanchez for U.S. Senate

U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez should be congratulated for her decision to run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by four-term Sen. Barbara Boxer who is retiring... Read more »

Hispanic Millennials Saying ‘Adios’ to Spanglish

Hispanic millennials are turning their backs on Spanglish—a slang that mixes English-language norms into Spanish—and instead opting for proper American English. “The... Read more »

It’s Getting Harder to Govern, And It’s Not Just Politicians’ Fault

Some Republican voters handed the Republican Party to a non-Republican whose entire primary campaign was what billionaire Mark Cuban calls a “Jerry Seinfeld campaign”—a... Read more »

Trump Owes Voters More Specifics

Now that California had been robbed of a deciding role in the Republican Party’s nomination of a presidential candidate in November, it’s time for voters to... Read more »

Running American Guns to Mexico

The Mexican defeat of 8500 French forces at the Battle of Puebla (Pweh-blah), a hundred miles east of Mexico City, on the 5th of May, 1862 is celebrated with parades... Read more »

It’s Getting Harder to Govern, And It’s Not Just Politicians’ Fault

We may not know who our next President is going to be, but here’s one thing that’s almost certain: he or she will take office with roughly half of the electorate... Read more »

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Inequality Will Get Worse Until There’s a Revolution

Imagine, after a deep sleep, you suffered the fate of Rip Van Winkle and woke in the spring of 2040. What might you find? Among other things, maybe a presidential... Read more »

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