March 8 Open Thread


*  Teabaggers plan to visit the California Republican Party convention this weekend, proving once again that the “Tea Party” movement is nothing more than the same right-wing movement we’ve experienced for 50 years putting on new clothing.

*  CSEA filed suit to change the wording of Prop 14, the top-two primary. They’ve apparently succeeded, but proponents are resisting the settlement out of fear that taking out the bogus “give voters more choice” statements might make it harder to get voters to approve it.

*  Calbuzz sits down with Jerry Brown to talk about his “political evolution.”

*  A recently discovered fault near PG&E’s Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant in San Luis Obispo County is delaying renewal of the plant’s license. Building nuclear power plants in earthquake country never really was all that bright an idea to begin with.