Election 2020

21 Feb 2020

Jackie Fielder’s State Senate Campaign Puts Working People First

GUEST POST BY: IAN FIRSTENBERG The March 3rd California primary has garnered national attention as a contested and messy presidential race that could be solidified for the frontrunning Senator Bernie Sander. But all politics are local and as such, it’s important to pay attention to local officials as well as

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07 Feb 2020

What Happened in Iowa was a Hilarious and Revealing Lesson to Young Voters

By Ian Firstenberg The Iowa Caucus is a strange relic of the American Political system like the NYT endorsement. Regardless, the eyes of the country and even the world turned to the Midwest state that Jimmy Carter lifted to political prominence in the 1970s (boy howdy what a show). A

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

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05 Feb 2020

The Masses vs. Michael Bloomberg’s Monorail

By Ian Firstenberg  In a rare moment of political honesty, Michael Bloomberg’s book reveals how deeply full of shit he really is.  Michael Bloomberg’s thinks we are big dumb suckers. For him, we are whiney hogs who must be kept at bay and firmly scolded into submission; not listened to

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29 Jan 2020

Democrats Need to Suck It Up and Stop Eating Their Young

By Sunny Dell Let’s first acknowledge every current candidate running in the Democratic presidential primary is faulty is some way or another. They’re all plagued with mistakes and missteps, old and new. Their characters, demeanors and perspectives are either too archaic, too naive or too bombastic.  They make promises that

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24 Jan 2020

SF Politicians Aren’t as Progressive as the Rest of the Nation Thinks

Guest post by: Ian Firstenberg On January 23 San Francisco Mayor London Breed endorsed former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg for president. While this came as somewhat of a shock to local media and obsessive media consumers, it echoes a centrist policy of perceived pragmatism coming from the Bay Area. This

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15 Jan 2020

It’s Bernie or Bust for the Busted Masses

By Ian Firstenberg  Sanders offers the only jolt to our collective body politic that will save us from extinction.  The Bay Area has served as a petri dish for technocratic liberalism over the past two decades. What started with a tech buzz eventually became a bubble that burst a few

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07 Aug 2019

Boycott: Stephen Ross’s Trump Fundraiser Sparks SoulCycle, Equinox Backlash

What happens when a very rich developer who happens to act as chief executive officer for a very large fitness franchise decides to throw a fundraising party for Donald Trump’s re-election campaign? Shit gets boycotted – that’s what happens. It should come as no surprise to Stephen Ross that when

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29 May 2019

Mueller to Congress: I Did My Job, Now Do Yours

Throughout the entire Special Counsel process, every move and absence of word by Robert S. Mueller has been methodical and, at least from all outward appearances, professionally ethical at the highest level. Mueller’s surprise announcement from the seventh-floor podium of the U.S. Department of Justice did not deviate from what

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