California GOP moves to align with Donald Trump policies

As reported by the Sacramento Bee:

The California Republican Party moved Sunday into greater alignment with President Donald Trump, approving resolutions opposing sanctuary cities, advocating robust vetting of citizens from seven Muslim-majority nations and supporting a swift repeal of the federal healthcare overhaul.

Delegates to the state party, meeting in Sacramento for their annual spring convention, also voted to reaffirm their aversion for tax and fee increases proposed as part of the state’s 2017-18 budget.

The resolutions, drafted with the help of longtime conservative activist Steve Frank, come as Republicans labor to identify common ground with Trump as some of their officials continue to distance themselves from his more controversial stances and statements.

All four proposals were adopted with no discussion.

The move represents a departure of sorts for a party that has tried to grow its shrinking ranks by adopting a more inclusive tone. …

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Study Shows CalPERS / CalSTRS Have Nearly $1 TRILLION in Unfunded Liabilities

As the Chief Whistle blower for KSFO San Francisco (560), I was on the Brian Sussman show at 6:45 am, as I have for six years. Today we discussed three issues:

Calpers headquarters is seen in Sacramento, California, October 21, 2009. REUTERS/Max Whittaker

1.  The Stanford University study showing that CalPERS and CalSTRS have a total of just under one trillion in unfunded liabilities. (Full story here)

2.  Why does the UC Irvine Administration allow students to protest around the campus, and in the face of Jewish students with the chant, “Long Live the Intifada”? (Full story here)

3.  Why do some cities, like Madera, population 63,000 pay the City Manager $214,000 and nearby city of Fresno with a population of over 500,000 pay its City Manager $235,000? (Full story here)

All of these stories, and more, are found at California Political News and Views.

Remember only 239 more days of “Barack the Last” in the White House.