Tag Archives: Governor of California

today’s birthday: Upton Sinclair (1878)


Upton Sinclair (1878)

Sinclair was a prolific American novelist and socialist activist who wrote over 90 books, including The Jungle, a best-selling muckraking exposé of conditions in the Chicago meat-packing industry that aroused public indignation and resulted in the passage of food inspection laws in the US. He also organized a socialist reform movement in the 1930s and won the Democratic nomination for governor of California but was defeated in 1934. For what book was Sinclair awarded the Pulitzer Prize? More… Discuss

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Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947)


Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947)

An Austrian-born bodybuilder, Schwarzenegger won the first of his five Mr. Universe titles in 1967 and went on to become a Hollywood action star. An increasingly politically active Republican during the 1990s, he was elected governor of California in 2003. Schwarzenegger ran for re-election in 2006 and, despite the numerous criticisms of his first term, defeated Democrat Phil Angelides. Why did an Austrian politician demand that Schwarzenegger be stripped of his Austrian citizenship in 2005? More… Discuss

Schwarzenegger fathered child with a staffer


Had you know his tainted conscience: Would you still voted for him, to be intrusted with the highest civic duty, the highest social honor, of being in charge of the governemnt of the State Of California?
It seems that his selfish, narcicistic life (as a body builder), lack of any understanding of Civics, and Government, and poor choice of characters in films, did not made anybody think twice?

I guess people get, what people ask for!