RVing in Alaska

RVing in Alaska

  It wasn’t Alaska’s close proximity to Russia or my desire for foreign policy experience, or to check up on former Governor Sarah Palin that I chose Alaska as our vacation destination. Perhaps it was Shah Rukh Khan, working on a NASA project in the cool confines of...
How Can The DNC Rise From The Ashes?

How Can The DNC Rise From The Ashes?

It did not play out as expected for the Democratic Party with a Republican President-elect getting ready to enter the White House. Democrats were hoping for a strong showing to win the House and the Senate. Instead, the numbers are very different. Out of 435 House...
Aye Or Nay?

Aye Or Nay?

As we eagerly await the Presidential election, Californians will also need to sift through seventeen ballot measures on election day. This year, fifteen measures were put on the November ballot by citizens through signature petitions and two were introduced by the...
How to Win an Election

How to Win an Election

IIt is a long drawn out coffee meeting in Saratoga’s quaint downtown and our spirited discussion on politics is getting hotter than my steaming mocha. But despite the rather acrid debate, I am feeling rather optimistic. At the end of the day, my buddy Richard and I...
Desi Election Fever

Desi Election Fever

“Isn’t it time that Congress started living like the rest of us?” Ro Khanna asks in an ad on primetime ESPN. “Here’s my promise to you: I will never take money from corporations or lobbyists,” Khanna says in the 30-second spot, “And I’ll say no to the special perks in...