July 7 Open Thread


* Darrell Issa gets written up in the NY Times as the President’s “Annoyer-in-Chief.”

* The GOP Candidate in the seat of termed out-Sen. Dean Florez wants to allow his Democratic opponent on the ballot.  Long story short, Democratic nominee Sup. Michael Rubio, lives one house outside of the district, but the Kern County elections officials had told him that he was in the district.  It should get sorted out through litigation shortly.

* Speaking of Sen. Florez, he’s working to get the Governor’s support for his overtime for farmworkers bill that has passed through the Legislature.

* RAND did a study on the effects of Prop 19’s marijuana legalization efforts. Summary: costs down, usage up.