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Showing posts with label January 6th Select Committee. Show all posts
Showing posts with label January 6th Select Committee. Show all posts

Jul 31, 2021

Blue California in Peril with Newsom Recall Election

California Governor Gavin Newsom; 2020; {public domain image}

Saturday July 31, 2021: Here on Stars Over Washingtion the primary focus has always been on national politics, issues, and conditions (hence, "Washington" itself as the symbol for America herself) but today, thanks to Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer of Pod Save America current political conditions in the state in California such as the Governor Newsom recall election is due attention.

As Favreau and Pfeiffer ably point out, it doesn't matter whether Califonia voters 'like' Governor Gavin Newsom or Senator Dianne Feinstein, what matters is the peril a Republican authoritarian take-over of the state would bring to its inhabitants. Besides, a recall election is expensive (wasteful!) especially considering that Governor Newsom, if voters prefer, can be voted out of office in 2022! So speaking for myself, the rabid determination of California Republicans to rid themselves forthwith of Gavin Newsom from the governor's office makes me wonder if they harbor doubts about their own election-rigging prowess in blue California! Yet as always the case with any election, the question is one of voter turn out so hopefully California Democrats will get off their duffs and vote to keep their state out of the grasp of the GOP.

Just know that SO'W is cheering for you California!

Meanwhile, other topics informatively discussed in the Pod episode linked above include the powerful testimony to the January 6th Select Committee by Capitol police officers and Republicans' reactions to it, plus, special elections in Texas and Ohio.

Now in case a dear reader should hanker to view certain natal horoscopes, here are links to the astrology charts of Dianne Feinstein (RR: AA; Sun Cancer-Moon Gemini) and Gavin Newsom (RR: AA; Sun Libra-Moon Capricorn); plus, Pod host and former Obama speech writer Jon Favreau (RR: AA; Sun Gemini-Moon Gemini along with 1981's deep thinking Jupiter-Saturn Conjunction). Finding no timed natal chart for host Dan Pfeiffer, his Wikipedia page states Dan's birth date and place as December 24, 1975 in Wilmington, Delaware which gives Dan an Earthy, practical Sun Capricorn-Moon Virgo personality blend and a Saturn-Uranus square from Leo to Scorpio which, if harnassed as such, works well for progressive social and political issues.

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