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Big Daddy

Mail call: Dear Big Daddy

Dear Big Daddy,

Why don’t more legislators become governors? They are all ambitious politicians, aren’t they?

–Curious in Cucamonga

Big Daddy

Big Daddy

Dear Big Daddy,

You’re a Democrat and you’re old, so what’s your take on The Return of Jerry Brown?

–Intrigued in Indio

Dear Intrigued,

I thought that after hanging around the Capitol for so many years, there was nothing left that could amaze me. But he’s managed to do it.

He was down and

Big Daddy

Big Daddy

Hey, Big Daddy,

Why do some pieces of legislation seem like they don’t really do anything?

— Puzzled in Petrolia

Don’t kid yourself. There’s a reason why every bill is introduced. Like that old sourpuss Ecclesiastes says, everything under heaven has a purpose. Something like that.

The purpose of every bill isn’t to be signed

Big Daddy

Big Daddy

Dear Big Daddy:

 I can’t help laughing, mostly to myself, whenever I hear people around the Capitol talk about their “members.” Is there something wrong with me?

–– Turgid in Temecula

Dear Turgid,


I’m guessing you have more problems than a snake-oil salesman pitching a room full of Christian Scientists. If I understand you,

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