May 122019

In the North State, the results were as mixed as they were all over the state. The drama, however is just starting.

At least in the North State the pitch to people was “We need to keep the platform the same”, we can’t have people stirring up drama… etc etc etc. I found that rather fascinating as the people that were out of favor and being campaigned against by the establishment were all known conservatives. (as in, they support the current platform)

With few exceptions on my end of the state, the favored candidates were staffers, and in the case of AD-08 Candidate Besty Mahan, the Chair of the Sac GOP, a reputed liberal Republican.

In AD-01, Lassen GOP Chairman Joseph Turner beat out the candidate endorsed by every Republican elected in the north state. (Except for Kevin Kiley and Tom McClintock – McClintock could not be bothered and Kiley will only endorse with a gun to his head)

In AD-03, James Gallagher / Jim Nielsen acolyte Ryan Edson beat Butte CIR President Colleen Waugh. Edson was one of the few County Chairs in the North to endorse Jessica Patterson. The same consultant that worked for Jessica recruited most all the opponents for the known conservatives in the North State. I know Edson is not a liberal, but he is not independent and will follow orders.

In AD-06 (my home district) Staffer Landon Wolf who worked for Jim Nielsen before his current job with my Supervisor Bonnie Gore beat Ken Campbell (who I voted for). Landon is a good kid and is a conservative, but I am not sure how independent he will be.

In other districts in the north the results are equally as murky, AD-09 will Ray Livengood be an advocate for Conservative Republican Values, or will he follow the consultants trying to elect his wife to CA-10? Livengood defeated CRA Vice President Carl Brickey, a known Conservative. In AD-11, Jim McCully who loudly opposed the CAGOP board slamming Chad Mayes (when he was North Coast CAGOP Vice Chair) is the member there. Will he find an excuse to support shredding the CAGOP Platform, or will he stand up for Republican values?

Speaking of CA-10, it appears to be a confusing mess. Charles Dossett appears to have been abandoned by those allegedly supporting him. Ted Howze appears to be flat-lining and local conservatives are starting to take a long look at Marla Livengood, can Livengood consolidate support? (CA-10 is the Jeff Denham seat in Congress) It makes for a fascinating backdrop and problem for Ray Livengood on the platform committee as a lot of people will be watching him. In AD-12, the former home of Drucilla Kristen Olsen, Susan Vander Schaaf, a known Conservative is on the platform committee as well. What will she do in the upcoming platform war? (Some think she is an acolyte of the establishment, others think she is a solid conservative) That said, don’t look now, but Drucilla herself may jump in to the CA-10 race, the typical actions of someone who has an out of control ego and no shame whatsoever.

The next step on the platform committee is that the 200 or so members will pick a “Drafting Committee” of 1/4 of the members. This smaller subset is where the real damage will be done. This is where the platform the left wants will be ratified, forcing the committee at large to either do a substitute motion or spend hours amending it. The “Run Out The Clock” strategy has been employed by Mr. Buhler and his minions many times, as they have usually been in the minority in party fights. This time around, with so many electeds picking controllable delegates specifically for their CAGOP Chair Vote, the mix of people is about dead even.

This is why Conservatives need to watch the platform process closely at each step and track who is doing what. Similar to 2011, when we narrowly stopped the establishment from decimating our platform, we are right back in the middle of the same drama in 2019.

Why are Luis Buhler and other paid consultants working so hard to shred the CAGOP Platform?

  1. As I’ve written before, there are a crew of people that believe in “Reframing the Message“. This is not some paid sell-out, just accept that as a fact. 22 years later, I’ve seen both good, ethical, moral people and bad unethical, amoral people use the same talking points on me in discussions. It is a flawed belief system that violates one of the primary principles of marketing – that is you need something unique not the same as the other guy to sell. It is also in my opinion a very lazy solution to the problem of losing elections, in trying to reduce the issue set you are giving your opponents less ground to defend. This is why liberals like Catherine Baker got hammered as bad as Conservatives like Matthew Harper in 2018. The direction of the CAGOP Caucus allowed the dems to focus their massive resources on a smaller ideological battlefield. In the case of some of the consultants pushing to shred the platform is some good old fashioned hatred of conservative values, there are only a handful I put in that category.
  2. Stick it in President Trump’s Eye. Do not discount the chatter from establishment Republicans and Never-Trumpers in California (about the only place never-trumpers still exist in any significant numbers). Similar to the intellectually vacuous and morally bankrupt belief that Conservative Values are a problem at the ballot box is an equally as strong belief that President Trump is the biggest problem the CAGOP faces. Make bank that if these paid consultants succeed in their efforts to shred the platform, it will be spun by them (and their willing whores in the media) as a Repudiation of President Trump by the largest Republican Party in America. Do not think for a second that these well-connected people have not been talking to John Kasich, William Weld, Mitt Romney and others – most of them worked for Romney or Kasich at one time. (BTW – Jessica Patterson never worked for Mitt Romney, let’s correct that assertion from a previous post here) It is rumored and fairly well known that at least two top GOP Consultants have inked deals with the campaigns of Trump primary opponents.
  3. Arnold, Chad Mayes and Kristen Olsen’s Ego. Never, EVER underestimate the bombastic egos of people in public office. Ever. Anyone observing California Republican politics when Chad Mayes became public enemy #1 in the GOP should know that he has been on a rampage to prove how right he was over Cap and Trade ever since. Mayes and Olsen were once Christian Conservatives, but beyond their highly publicized affair (with each other) have supplanted their faith with their ego (my opinion based on their behavior). In doing so, their behavior has been consistent with a megalomaniac whose life goal is to prove how right they are (which is what happens when you take the place of God in your own life). Perhaps this nexus is part of why several insiders believe that it is Arnold’s money and donor connections facilitated by people who may or may not be Chad Mayes, Kristin Olsen and others financing the effort to decimate the platform. Think it through, the players spending hours on the effort to annihilate Conservative Republican Values do nothing for free. Regardless of the psychological angle, money is flowing freely in to this effort.

It appears that #NEWWAYCA thinks their convention attended by 80 people casts a compelling vision for the future of the CAGOP.

I will conclude with this message for everyone reading.

Control is an illusion. The harder you try, the worse the results get. There is zero doubt who is in control of all facets of the CAGOP and they will own the consequences of what happens in the CAGOP Platform drill and the fallout from it. They will also own the impending 2020 election results regardless of President Trump. Meantime, to the Conservatives forced out who are looking in – fight for what is right because this 2019 platform battle is far from over. Despite their efforts to eliminate your voice and influence, you still have a voice and influence.

May 102019

Your intrepid blogger has been receiving tips and leads from all over the state.

The bottom line – a group of political operatives and consultants are attempting to consolidate their control of the shrinking Republican Party. Research and sources indicate that the fundraising levels are significantly lower post Jim Brulte. Sources and research also indicate that several existing Republicans are looking to jump ship for greener pastures.

Let me start by repeating something, I do not dislike Jessica Patterson, Madam Chairman of the CAGOP. She has a lot of friends and respect in the insider community. She is an insider that that is the key problem that I believe could doom her chairmanship. She is simply not in the position to stand up for GOP Values, or worse is of the same belief system of those seeking to finish off the CAGOP.

The California GOP insiders have been obsessed with three things – 1. is Re-Framing the Message, the same warmed over New Way, Old Way, squish out way that has been talked about by (fill in the name of squish here) since before I (20+ years in the CAGOP as a Conservative Activist) got involved in CAGOP politics in 1997. This is why they engaged in the Platform Committee fight, they truly believe that shredding the CAGOP Platform is a key step to returning to the promised land. (More on that in a separate blog)

2. Get as far away from President Trump as possible.

3. Consolidating control. This means making sure a shrinking list of consultants get the shrinking list of contracts. This also means attempting to throttle the flow of information outside of a small fraternity and also attempting to re-arrange the deck chairs by lining up candidates they can control for a shrinking list of “target seats”. The vetting process appears to be simple, find Non-White Candidates (if possible), then vet said candidates for controllable personality traits and then create resumes if they lack one on the natural.

For example in CA-10, Charles Dossett who I attacked for re-registering GOP the day before becoming a delegate seems to be the pick of the #NEWWAYCA crowd. But, it now appears they are bailing out on him and are instead looking over Marla Livengood a former Richard Pombo Staffer and lobbyist that ran for CA-09 Last Year. Her Husband, Ray was recently elected to CAGOP Platform Committee (in AD09) and was backed by the insider crew in his effort against CRA Vice President Carl Brickey. The insiders wanted to stop Brickey at all costs. in CA-10, it appears #NEWWAY and some of their allies in the Oligarchy of Controlled Failure have declared Ted Howze public enemy #1 despite Howze being the only GOP candidate with significant resources. Remember, Drucilla herself lives in CA-10. (Kristen Olsen)

In CA-45 and CA-49, I am being treated to emails and poorly placed social media ads for retread candidates seeking to re-take those seats. Another example is in CA SD-05, there appears to be an unnecessary primary fight among Republicans for the privilege of getting hammered by the Dem Incumbent next fall. I have heard next to nothing about attempts to re-take the 5 assembly seats that were hemorrhaged in 2018 other than a few unimpressive candidates. Maybe there really is no plan. In CA-45, CA-48, CA-49 and CA-39, it looks like Virginia Based consultants with gigantic staffs are arguing over the positions of the deck chairs on the Titanic (while charging $10,000 a month retainers).

The following is an incomplete – yet cogent list of “Vulnerable Seats” aka “Target Seats” and what I think / know is happening and why I believe that a loss of 4-6 more seats at the California State Level is an entirely reasonable assumption. The sad part is that Jessica Patterson will get blamed for it, but it will really be laid at the feet of the same “Oligarchy of Controlled Failure” that are executing a strategy to shred the platform and consolidate control (as they have been for 20+ years).


CA-50 Duncan Hunter, regardless of his guilt in the Campaign Finance Scandal, he is toast. He does not know this of course – but Republican Vultures are swirling. These include Newly minted Senator Brian Jones, #NEWWAYCA hero Rocky Chavez who is running specifically to split votes off of Republican Candidates in a revenge mission and Larry Wiske a Conservative Veteran. Unless someone asserts leadership – there is a high likelihood of another AD-76 2018 repeat where two dems make the runoff.

CA-42 Ken Calvert, Calvert is a squish and one of the top members of the Tuesday Group (used to be Mainstreet Partnership). Like a lot of districts in Riverside County, it is slipping. The RIVCO GOP was running strong voter registration efforts until internal party politics and control issues dried up their money.

CA-08 Paul Cook. My sources indicate Cook is running again. However in 2022, look for a Jay Obernolte vs Chad Mayes vs Psycho Tim Donnelly (and at least 3 other Republican gadflies because that is how it always works) blowout barnburner. The registration in CA-08 is marginal and getting more so by the week.

CA-22 and CA-23. My guess is that Devin Nunes and Kevin McCarthy get drawn in to the same district as the dems will influence the tainted redistricting commission to attempt to shrink the GOP to 4 seats. Being left to choose between those two is a choice I won’t have to make as I don’t live down there.

CA-01 and CA-04. Both Doug LaMalfa and Tom McClintock are facing well-funded psychotic democrat opponents again in 2020. I think they will both survive, but McClintock’s margin will shrink further as his abusive behavior towards constituents and his refusal to lead are steadily eroding his base. McClintock refuses to engage on behalf of conservatives and despite being in Congress for over a decade still does not live in CA-04. McClintock is the poster child for Republican Leadership Failure. It is the opinion of this blogger that LaMalfa and McClintock will get drawn in to the same district in 2022. I also believe that Kevin Kiley (Ad-06) will attempt to run for Congress against the two of them as well.

I believe CA-50 turns blue in 2020 and CA-08 could as well. I also believe that the CAGOP will not successfully flip any one of the 7(!) Congressional Seats we lost in 2018. I am of the same belief as it pertains to the 5 lost Assembly Seats as well. I’ve seen some of the people lining up to run for lost assembly seats and I have not been impressed as of yet by any of them.

AD-77 Brian Maeinschein became a democrat in an act of cowardice and self-serving. He was rumored to be working with Chad Mayes (Ad-42) and Jordan Cunningham (Ad-35) on forming a third party caucus of #NEWWAYCA members. Mainschein’s New Way was out of the GOP. Mainschein gets re-elected as a dem.

AD-76 This is the #NEWWAYCA Hero Rocky Chavez’ former seat. Similar to Chad Mayes’ ego-fueled rampage, Chavez went after CA-49 in 2018 and is going after CA-50 in 2020. But first Chavez is running for Oceanside Mayor to split votes off of a Republican Mayor Candidate before going to CA-50 to do the same. This is what the #NEWWAYCA looks like – pumping up empty shell candidates who then start to believe their own BS.

Let’s look at vulnerable Incumbent Republican Assembly Members:

AD-72, Tyler Diep. Survived ballot harvesting in 2018 by having his own drill. Diep is a deeply flawed candidate and it remains to be seen if he can survive. He is also virtually useless on an internal party level.

AD-68, Steven Choi. Hoarded over $400K in his campaign account similar to AD06 (Kevin Kiley) while the GOP got slaughtered. He could be vulnerable in 2020, or post 2022. He is emblematic of the every-man-for-himself mentality that has ruled the CAGOP post term limits

AD-71 – Randy Voepel. Randy is an old white guy. His district is also completely encased in the CA-50 District where Duncan Hunter is about to get hammered.

AD-42 – Chad Mayes, he is sitting on $1MM and his district has gone to plurality dem registration. Does he start actively campaigning as a liberal democrat? Does he care about trying to keep Republicans on the reservation? Since he is angling to run against Jay Obernolte for Congress soon, what is his next move? (Other than clandestinely funding and participating in political revenge missions that is…)

AD-36 Tom Lackey. Good Dude. District is D+9. I hope my friend George Andrews can be effective in his effort to save Lackey, I am not optimistic. It is my understanding though that Lackey has been effective and engaged in his district which gives him a better than average shot of surviving.

AD-35 Jordan Cunningham – It is the opinion of this blogger that Cunningham is going to bail on trying to get re-elected to the Assembly. SLO County is one of the strongholds of the liberal Republicans trying to destroy the CAGOP Platform so protecting Cunningham (a cap and trade vote) is a top priority. Does that change if Cunningham runs for Supervisor, County Wide or CA-24? When Cunningham bails on the Assembly for greener pastures, the GOP loses that seat for sure versus maybe if he stays.

AD-33 Jay Obernolte – His district has deteriorated in Registration to the point of being even as well. However, he got re-elected with over 60% of the vote. Perhaps a clinic on not being lazy, arrogant, and actually working/caring about your district is in order for some or all of his colleagues?

State Senate – Seasoned observers understand that the GOP Nearly lost SD28 Stone and SD36 Bates in 2018. The Dems poured money in to those districts, long considered “safe” and narrowed both of their margins to single digits… while at the same time defeating former SD38 Senator Joel Anderson for Board of Equalization. (The dem that won is an 80 year old with a nice batch of legal maladies) Undaunted, Joel Anderson is seeking yet another office.

Perhaps Joel Anderson’s humiliating defeat is why SD38 Senator Brian Jones is looking at challenging Duncan Hunter in CA-50 along with run-for-everything-Rocky Chavez. Jones has a “free shot” and who knows what the 2022 redistricting does to his Senate District?

SD29 – Ling Ling Chang. Given how weak politically Ling Ling Chang is and how liberal she is, does she re-register democrat like Maeinschein? Do her issues bleed over to the CA-39 Race preventing a Republican victory there? What is the impact of Ad-65 and the likely strong run of its’ Dem incumbent on both CA-39 and SD-29? Chang is a far left Republican a la Catherine Baker, who got blown out of AD-16 in 2018, will Chang’s Gun Control and pro-death votes in the State Senate help or hurt in that district?

SD21 – Scott Wilk is in as deep a trouble as Tom Lackey is. Wilk is probably in more trouble than lackey as he appears to have less of a connection to his district. It also appears that there are not strong recruits manifesting in CA-25 or AD-38, (both lost in 2018) to help buttress SD-21.

SD23 – Mike Morrell (Morrell is term limited), Remember AD40 was lost out from under this district and parts of now-marginal AD33 and AD42 underlie this district. The GOP is going to have a tough hold on this seat.

SD37 – John Moorlach. Moorlach cares more about settling scores than doing his job as a State Senator. It is also clear that Moorlach is going to bail on re-election opting instead to prepare a run for County Supervisor. If Moorlach runs for re-election, I’d consider him vulnerable.

The makings for another 2018 style bloodbath are clear. Once again, Ballot Harvesting and President Trump will be blamed. The formula has been the same since I have been aware, a generation of controllable candidates and a shrinking coven of controllers getting controlled failure.

Apr 292019

Rocklin Parents? Are you ready for your children to learn more about Harvey Milk than George Washington? Are you ready for your children to learn what a bad, bad country the USA is and how we are responsible for the pain and misery that was really caused by 3rd world tyrants? The Rocklin USD is getting ready to go off the left end of a cliff.

They are alleged to have tipped off the LGBT community so they could bus in activists in order to create a false display of support for the extreme left-wing curriculum they are adopting.

Remember the Rocklin Academy and the transgender indoctrination of first graders? Remember when we all thought it would not happen? Remember when their board members made it personal instead of about the kids?

From a group of concerned parents:

Rocklin families need your help! Our school board is voting on the History Social Sciences curriculum on May 1. The meeting will be at Granite Oaks Middle School 2600 Wyckford Blvd, Rocklin, CA 95765 at 6:30 PM. The district changed the location of the meeting and leaked it out to LGBTQ activist groups and other groups who are in favor of the curriculum, before telling Rocklin families about the new location. This is extremely frustrating to know that they are working against us. We are asking for you to show up and support us if you feel so inclined and maybe spread this information to others that you know might be interested in helping us as well. If you have any Rocklin School attire please wear that!

I am including talking points from Dean Broyles, Chief Counsel and President of The National Center for Law and Policy. Please look over these and consider speaking up for the families of Rocklin! We are going to implore them to listen to the Rocklin families and not the activists wearing yellow shirts. Since they will have so many numbers from the other side we thought we would reach out and try to recruit some of our own supporters!

Here is a link to the current petition:

Here is the link to the Sit Out Survey:

Please share these with any Rocklin Unified parents that you know!

Camille Maben is an extreme left wing activist and is rumored to be driving this agenda. She outwardly supported Prop 48, has been hostile to charter schools and a variety of other issues parents in Rocklin believe in.

The Placer CIR attempted to warn voters about Camille Maben in a past election, including getting retaliated with by an FPPC complaint alleged to have been filed by one of Maben’s fellow board members. (BTW, that complaint went nowhere, but the harassment cost several hours of our time responding to bureaucrats.)

It has been put to me that Rick Miller who is also a liberal democrat is in favor of the SB48 brainwashing. People tell me they think Eric Stevens and Derek Counter are alleged to be in support of this as well.

If you want more information on SB48 and the right way to deal with it, a document is linked here for your perusal.

Please note, Assemblyman Kevin Kiley has been nowhere on this issue. Since SD01 is Vacant (and basically was the whole time Ted Gaines infested it), Kiley was the only higher officeholder that could have helped. He did nothing.

Apr 222019

Here we go again. Another term. Another two years where McClintock lectures people asking him for help with local issues, another two years where McClintock gives speeches and leaves local government hanging.

A minimum level of involvement and regard, some of these knuckleheads that are running against him reconsider because Tom McClintock would not be vulnerable. Every time I see traffic reports about I-80, or Wildfires on Federal Land, I am reminded that McClintock can’t be bothered helping his constituents despite the heroic efforts of his staff.

I don’t like Tom McClintock, I’ve been clear about that. My issue is not his politics, my issue is the way he refuses to govern. The solution to Tom McClintock is not another left-wing brain-numbed democrat hack. The solution to Tom McClintock is someone as conservative as he is that is willing to get their hands dirty and actually engage to solve CA-04 problems that have a Federal Nexus.

Enter the latest Bay-Area transplant bringing her idiotic politics to Roseville. (Note every precinct except one west of Fiddyment went for Clinton in 2016 – which is where the Bay Area Liberals are moving to)

Meet Brynne Kennedy – a limousine liberal tech company exec. Brynne has scrubbed her social media in an attempt to cover her tracks for her run. (Never fear, we can find the 33,000 emails Brynne) What is on her social media is standard leftist democrat talking points – such as blaming insurance companies for wildfires, adopting talking points (similar to those of a local elected) against the Trump Tax Cuts, advocating for unrestricted abortion and of course playing the female card – insinuating male electeds are doing something wrong in the course of winning their election.

Hey Brynne – when you have 1500 Trees an Acre, Wildfires are way worse. It does not matter what an evil insurance company does…

Tom McClintock does not need my help, or that of any other professionals, he will tell you himself. Unfortunately for McClintock, It looks like this “candidate” has access to some money. Brynne may need therapy to complete a normal sentence, so that may help McClintock more than any professional could.

ahhhhh, yes Trump-Bashing, more sexism and of course spinning the Mueller Report

It does not look like Brynne Kennedy is capable of independent thought – but HEY! She is a Woman so vote for her! You sexist pig… #FACEPALM #INPEACH Brynne for Congress!

Look for her announcement, replete with White Guilt and sexist politics soon.

P.S. Your intrepid blogger is aware that some local democrats are stirring to run for other offices, stay tuned as we have plenty of room for all of them on this blog.

Apr 172019

I am a 48 year old White Guy. I am one of the last people to talk race. In fact, when most people claim discrimination, I look at them blankly. As a White Male, I am messed on repeatedly in the media and by the government. Then, I am told that I should feel guilty for being born White and government sanctioned discrimination against me is my penance.

Then you have Boss Hogg, the $250,000 a year disaster in Banning. Cronyism at its’ finest. He is pictured below. He was brought in by the new Banning City Manager who is a disaster. Doug Schulze started his tenure in Banning by running out the old Chief of Police and bringing his buddy down from Washington to join him.

From the evidence I have seen, it looks like Schulze started a kangaroo court and has reputedly been hunting undesirables down and disposing of them. He sacked the Banning HR director not long after liquidating the old Chief of Police. He also exposed personal information of the Banning PD’s employees to the public for at least two weeks in his haste to secure his grip on the city. Next appears to be cleaning out the ranks of the reserve officers.

Ummmm, Chief this is a Council Meeting? Did you have too much McDonald’s for Lunch?

Your intrepid blogger was contacted by a terminated volunteer officer. That’s right, somehow volunteers can be terminated. The claim was no hours recorded, but it appears that it is an excuse for the police chief and the city manager to clear more people out to tighten their grip. Did the chief and crew just toss out the time sheets of the undesirables?

It appears that Doug Schulze is a disaster. The reserve officers “terminated” were all non-white. All 9(!) of them. According to the terminated officer that contacted me, none of the white reserve officers were terminated. Even if race was not a factor, this is felony stupid.

It also looks like the riled up people did some research on Doug Schulze. Schulze appears to have quite a record of getting municipalities sued and advocating for local tax increases to cover his spending addiction. Fun.

It also appears that Chief Matt “Boss Hogg” Hamner does not meet the basic requirements to be a police officer in California. (But he did stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night)

Now – in the background of all of this is the $150,000+ spent by developer Jeffrey Burum to try and pick the Banning City Council. 4 of the 5 members of the Banning City Council are rubber stamps for his developments. “Burum’s crew” are also running interference for the New Chief of Police and the maniacal City Manager.

Burum poured $57K in to a candidate named David Happe, who lost to someone with a police record. Burum also dropped $100K in to a PAC called Business Leaders for Ethical Government. What a name!

If you recognize the name Jeffrey Burum, it is because he was on trial for several years for multiple felonies in the Colonies Case. While Burum was acquitted of all the charges, the mere mention of his sordid legal history enrages him and causes him to waste money on legal demand letters trying to bully people in to not talking factually about the 10+ felonies he was on trial for. (If he sends me a legal demand letter, I will be sure to post it and mock him over it)

It appears that Burum learned absolutely nothing from nearly going to prison in the Colonies case. It looks like developing Banning is his latest target. Burum sure looks like he is following the same pattern that landed him in the cross-hairs of an overzealous DA in San Bernardino County. Burum’s efforts to control Banning are going to cause long-term effects on the city by virtue of the actions of those he helped elect. “His crew” have invited disaster in to the City in the form of Doug Schulze.

It appears that Burum’s response to the 7 year long trial is to beat his chest and double down on his tactics. Banning be dammed. Now the fallout is almost immediate…

One of my sources for the information about the racially motivated firings?

Yup, an Indian American, loves his country and served in the Military only to be denied an opportunity to serve Banning because of the control agenda of the feckless Chief and the tyrannical City Manager

Hi Doug Schulze, welcome to Right on Daily. You can protest your innocence at City Council Meetings to your echo chamber but the truth of your pattern and history does not lie. To the enablers of Doug Schulze, welcome as well, your intrepid blogger has a city to clean up. More to follow…