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Rick Perry, No Stranger to California Republicans

Texas Governor Rick Perry is the flavor of the month in the Republican presidential nomination. Depending on which political gurus you want to listen to, Perry’s candidacy will be just that, a flavor of the month imploding once his blustery persona and extreme views are subjected to closer inspection; or, alternatively, the unassailable front-runner, uniquely palatable to both social and economic conservatives within the GOP.

However his presidential candidacy turns out, he has already had a big impact on the brave new world of the Republican Party, in California as well …

Parallel States

Our Two Major Parties, Hijacked by Extremists

Anyone wondering why political gridlock undermines California’s governance need look no further than the two big political conventions that occurred a month-and-a-half apart in Sacramento. The Democrats had their state …