Nov 142011
 

Gotta love Republicans. This time the moderates are doing what Conservatives are famous for – all jumping in to a race, pointing the fingers at each other to get out, then assuring the victory for the candidate none of them like.

A deputy DA from Sutter County joins Pizza Manager Tim Core, Liberal Republican Supervisor Kim Dolbow-Vann Vann and -34 in the CA-03 race – his name is Tony Carlos.

Mr. Carlos like Vann and Garamendhi (who happens to be the Dem Incumbent) supports open borders.

Heck, maybe the Lake County Undertaker, the Yolo County Dog Catcher and the Western Sac County mugwump manager will join the race, too? At this point, David Reade could use some of the money he’s made over the years undermining the Republican Party to run…

The Willows Journal had the announcement.

Note that Carlos sounds like a Ron Paul guy – absolutely no mention of the social issues. I’ve seen enough of those in my lifetime.

Aug 232011
 

First off – John Garamendi is the incumbent. He is pond scum.

Garamendi bailed out on being Lt. Governor to run for Congress – Garamendi has never faced a full-force or sustained attack for his grotesque record as California Insurance Commissioner – as it is, he’s a tax-raiser and has followed Barack Obama off the cliff.

Kim Dolbow-Vann is the Establishment candidate. She is a former staffer of Doug Ose – one of the most liberal Republican Members of Congress at the time he served. Dolbow-Vann is also a tax-raiser / fee-raiser and appears to have ties to land owners that want to sell water rights to Southern California. Dolbow-Vann featured all of her Ose-ites as early supporters on the endorsement roster at her announcement.

The Consultants are swirling – it appears that Wayne Johnson is going to have a client in the race as well. (Maybe it is Dolbow-Vann?) We are expecting as many as six candidates as Republicans have demonstrated a pattern of stupidity – both in the form of the establishment squishes always recruiting a candidate for every seat, regardless of merit. The idealogues love to flock regardless of merit.

However, there is Retired Marine Colonel Charlie Schaupp – first off, he pulled 44% of the vote with a lightly funded campaign against liberal Republican Jim Nielsen in the previous Assembly Primary. (Nielsen recently led an effort to attempt the gutting of the Republican Party Platform) Schaupp has a following, name ID and most importantly – he opposes higher taxes and sending Northern California’s water to Southern California.

The new CD03 Race should be a whirlwind.

Update: I have been retained as a part-time consultant to the Charlie Schaupp Campaign.