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    Why Police Must Be Brought Under Civilian Control


    By Phil Trounstine and Garry South, Special to the Sacramento Bee: In our many collective decades of covering and engaging in local, state and national politics, we have been frustrated by the failure of city councils, boards of supervisors, state legislatures and Congress to effectively eradicate abusive behavior by the minority of law enforcement… »

    Biden, Sounding Like a President, Confronts Racism


    Joe Biden addressed the three crises facing America – the pandemic, the economic depression and the racism ripping apart the social contract — during a forceful speech in Philadelphia this morning — about twelve hours after Donald Trump ordered a peaceful protest violently broken up… »

    Why Trump’s Approval Boost is a Bump not a Spike


    Thoughtful people who have witnessed President Trump’s ignorant, incompetent, idiotic news conferences on the Coronavirus find themselves ready to slit their wrists when they see that the president’s approval rating has gone up to 49% in the latest Gallup Poll. Fear not. As Abraham Lincoln… »

    Dick Polman’s Letter to Bernie: Shut It Down Now


    Dear Bernie, You are toast and we smell the burn. We are shutting you down. We are not “corporate” or “Wall Street” or “millionaires and billionaires.” We are just… »

    CA Voters: Biden’s the Centrist Who Can Beat Trump


    After the contests in Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada, Calbuzz — still committed to the United Front Against Trump (UFAT) — began to wonder if the Democrats might have… »

    Sanders Leads PPIC Survey; CA Dems Still Divided


    Two weeks before Cali- fornia’s behe- mouth Democratic primary, Bernie Sanders has pulled ahead in the PPIC survey, followed by a cluster that includes Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Michael… »

    Why California’s Vote Might Matter (No, Really Folks)


    Two national news headlines defined the state of play in the first weeks of the 2020 presidential campaign: “After Chaos of Iowa, Democratic Unity Threatened by Circular Firing Squad… »

    Bernie Leads IGS Poll, With Boost from Bloomberg


    Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has taken the lead in the California Democratic primary with a little help — $30 million in broadcast advertising — from one of the billionaires… »

    Why We Need a United Front Against Trump (UFAT)


    With the first votes about to be cast in Iowa, New Hampshire and among absentee voters in California (February 22), it’s time for Democrats to form the United Front… »

    Trump is Impeached; Don’t Let Him Off in the Senate


    For months now, Calbuzz has advocated impeaching Donald Trump in the House of Representatives and NOT sending the articles of impeachment to the U.S. Senate, where Mitch McConnell’s rabid… »

    Why Kamala Dropped Out and What She Can Do Now


    California Sen. Kamala Harris quit the presi- dential race Tuesday not because, as she put it, “My campaign for president simply doesn’t have the financial resources we need to… »

    PPIC: Biden, Warren Lead in CA; Harris Way Behind


    Six in 10 voters likely to cast a ballot in the California Democratic primary on March 3 support one of the moderate candidates for president – with former Vice… »

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