We are a Nation of laws, a Nation whose people have taken pride for most of its history in the firm belief that no person is above the law. We’ve …
What do we want from those we choose to represent us in the federal government? Why do we select one person over another? What should we expect from the person we elect? Those are the questions we are asking right now.
Tom McClintock’s pinned Tweet since early August has been about Social Security and Medicare. He knows how important these programs are to his constituents But once again, he refuses to take the action needed to protect the people he was elected to serve.
Tom McClintock and Brynne Kennedy debated for the first and only time this week, and McClintock was his usual perfidious self. One claim during his opening statement stuck out, not only for the brazenness of the lie, but also for its importance.
Tom McClintock has been receiving a generous salary, health care and plenty of other benefits – funded by our taxes – for nearly twelve years. In exchange he was supposed …
This week we are watching in real time as the inevitable result of science-denial plays out in the Republican party. And we saw Tom McClintock’s response, leaning into the fallacy that Donald Trump has some special ability to defeat science and medicine, and ignoring all that we’ve learned about the coronavirus this year.
Tom McClintock, like most of the GOP, would end the Affordable Care Act if he could… Once again, Tom has failed his constituents on a critical issue.
Today, we mourn the death of the 107th Justice of the United States Supreme Court — the second woman ever confirmed to that Court — the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg. …
Tom McClintock has been a politician for nearly forty years. He’s done little else in his life. For almost twelve of those years, he’s represented California’s 4th District – a …
Tom McClintock appeared on KAHI Radio this week and leaned even more heavily into his claim that COVID-19 lockdowns are costing more lives than they are saving. He pointed to Sweden and the Netherlands as examples of countries that have suppressed COVID-19 without lockdowns. But once again, Tom McClintock’s claims fall apart when you dig a little deeper.
Tom McClintock likes to pretend that he cares about the Constitution, and the laws of this country. But like the rest of the GOP, he’s just playing his part in the “law and order” lie.
Tom McClintock decided to use the rolling blackouts that again deprived many of his constituents of power as an opportunity to cater to the wishes of his regular campaign contributors like PG&E. Instead of acknowledging the true cause of the problems, he trotted out his regular scapegoat, “green energy” mandates.
This week President Trump told us in no uncertain terms that he will destroy the Social Security and Medicare Trust Fund if we let him.
Tom McClintock is in full campaign mode, appearing on NewsMax and radio programs, and speaking out on Twitter about the things that matter to him. The lives and health of his constituents isn’t important enough to merit a mention.
Tom McClintock voted to support one of these monuments.
Hint: It wasn’t Half Dome.
Tom McClintock is nowhere to be seen on the issues that really matter right now.
Tom McClintock decided to wade into the debate over school openings, and revealed once again how toxic and dangerous his politics are.
The single most important challenge to this country right now is suppressing COVID-19. The USA has lost at least 136,000 people to COVID – and that number is almost certainly …
Tom McClintock, again, stayed silent when we need him to speak out against a president who has betrayed the people he swore to serve.
Tom McClintock has become that ridiculous cult member, following the lead of a President who’s behavior has become self-destructive.
The re-opening of Placer County is not going well. As of June 25, Placer County reports 579 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Almost half have occurred in the last 14 days.
Tom McClintock likes to pretend that he cares about the rule of law. This week he tweeted his criticism of the Supreme Court’s decision concluding that the President did not …
Tom McClintock thumbs his nose at the science that gives us the easiest path to stopping the spread of COVID-19.
Tom McClintock decided to speak up this week about the horrific murder of George Floyd. He gave Mr. Floyd’s memory a couple of sentences in his press release, acknowledging — …
We look to our political leaders for guidance and hope in times of trouble. We ask them to represent us in the U.S. government, and to fight for what is right, and good. We expect them to speak up when an injustice demands a response. And so Tom McClintock’s silence right now is deafening.
Tom McClintock long has claimed to care about our Constitution. He trots it out when it suits him, to insist that he’s just trying to protect our constitutional rights. But as is his wont, Tom twists the Constitution to serve his political goals.
Getting every eligible voter to cast a ballot will be key to removing a representative who works against his constituents.
Tom McClintock is, if nothing else, consistent. He consistently supports the GOP’s agenda and its political leaders, no matter how destructive or negligent they are.
McClintock bemoans the restrictions enacted as a life-saving measure across the country. He insists it’s time to open up. He’s just doubling down on the death cult taking over the right.
It also has exposed many of the flaws in the policies Tom McClintock has embraced for his entire political career. The country’s fragmented and uneven health care system, which Republicans stubbornly refuse to fix, is at the top of the list.
He’d rather condemn people to death than adopt policies at a federal level that might expose how badly the Trump administration has bungled its response to COVID-19.
…he ignores the proof we get with every Republican Administration that his hands-off approach to government does not work.
They’re supposed to keep us safe. Their job is to keep us safe. Tom McClintock’s job is to keep us safe. But like the rest of the GOP, Tom McClintock chooses to ignore the things that truly threaten us, and to rage at phantoms instead.
A government small enough to drown in the bathtub. That’s been the GOP’s goal for decades — to shrink the government so much that it plays no role in our …
We’ve known for a while that Tom McClintock has little regard for the people he’s supposed to serve. He doesn’t worry much about the families struggling to make ends meet …
Tom McClintock long has fought for an amendment to the Constitution that would require a balanced budget — forcing the U.S. Government to reduce its spending to match its revenue every year. Sounds good in principle. But he never tells you all the harm a balanced budget would do.
But once again, McClintock is nowhere to be seen when his constituents need him to fight for them
As with everything else he does, McClintock simply ignores the enormous harm his policies would do to veterans, too many of whom are forced to rely on these benefits to survive.
Tom McClintock likes to claim that he supports the military and veterans. But like so many of McClintock’s policies, his words and his deeds do not match.
Tom McClintock voted “No,” continuing his feckless and unquestioning support of this Administration.
Access to quality health care — and good insurance that we can actually afford — is a critical issue for the residents of California’s 4th District and the rest of the Nation. Our GOP representatives claim that they care about this issue. But they don’t act like it.
Tom McClintock’s “No” vote last month on H.R. 3, Pharmaceutical Price Controls, is one of his worst. Prescription drug prices are out of control in the U.S. — with lifesaving medicine too expensive for many people to afford — and once again McClintock put the interests of rich companies ahead of the interests of his constituents.
Tom McClintock’s views regarding the Affordable Care Act are well-known. He ignores the huge challenges people faced before the ACA — the prices that skyrocketed every year, the insurers who …
As we enter 2020, our focus is on the March 3 California primary. The slate for CD-4 is set – and it presents a real opportunity to Flip the Fourth. …
As we finish 2019, more committed than ever to effecting positive change in 2020, we’re thinking about the reasons we are fighting for change. For us, it comes down to one central goal: electing someone who will represent us, who will fight for us, as one of only 435 voices and votes in the House of Representatives.
Our decisions about how we spend our money reflect our values. They reveal who we are more than many other decisions we make. And so we know exactly who Tom …
Tom McClintock likes to talk about the Nation’s economy. Like so many other Republicans, he falsely claims that Trump turned around a bad economy. But as this article shows, the …
Tom McClintock long has been a proponent of demanding work requirements for SNAP recipients. He has advocated time and again to remove food security from those who cannot afford to …
This Congress is getting things done, without Tom McClintock’s help. They’re showing us what politicians can accomplish when they commit to finding solutions to difficult problems.
Follow the money. It’s always good advice, and in politics, it’s the best advice. And when you follow the money in California’s 4th District, it leads directly to Tom McClintock, and his stubborn refusal to take meaningful action to protect his constituents from the increasing risk of wildfires.