Articles Tagged With ‘Politics’




Kevin McCarthy, Republican recruiter

As some aging Republicans have become entirely too divisive, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has managed to get broad support from a party hoping for a big win in 2010. [Miami Herald] McCarthy, chosen by Congressional insiders as the Republican member... (Continue reading)

It must be the curry

The 86-year-old (that’s right 86!) governor of a southern India state resigned Saturday after a television station broadcast a tape allegedly showing him in bed with one-two-three women. The San Francisco Chronicle has the story. Eat your heart out, Jack... (Continue reading)

Union attempts to strong arm Meathead Movers

Since a local general contractor refused to hire a union company to install drywall at the future San Luis Obispo home of Meathead Movers, the tactics and aggressive antics of the rejected bidder’s union have reached a level that caused... (Continue reading)

Where does Settle live?

By KAREN VELIE During the past four months, police and fire have responded to a San Luis Obispo house owned by City Councilman Allen Settle at least three times. The visits, prompted by complaints about noise, suspicious activities and an illegal... (Continue reading)

McCarthy bagged $56 million in earmarks

Remember just last week, when Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) labeled his peers who are taking earmarks as bank robbers, and voiced his strong opposition to project funding requests? It turns out that the congressman sponsored $56 million in legislative earmarks... (Continue reading)

Attorney clamps down on city officials

By KAREN VELIE Atascadero City Attorney Brian Pierik has been dishing out advice to city officials that some consider misleading regarding disclosure of e-mails from their personal accounts. Also, the city attorney cited the anti-secrecy Brown Act as his reason for excluding... (Continue reading)