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Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2017 04:45 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 08/23/2017 04:45 PM
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Rising Democratic Star Threatens ‘Safe’ Republican Seat

Granite Bay, CA...As evidence of her wide grass roots support, Roza Calderon announced today that she has received her 1,000th campaign contribution. Ms. Calderon is a Democrat running a historic campaign to represent California’s Fourth Congressional District, and unseat the five term Tea Party darling, Tom McClintock. As a single mother, scientist, and political activist, Ms. Calderon holds a unique perspective and keen understanding of the issues facing California's Fourth Congressional District. Her background makes her the logical opponent to replace the incumbent, Tom McClintock.




Ms. Calderon’s unique personal story is clear evidence of the American Dream. She and her family came to the United States as refugees during the civil war that ravaged El Salvador in the 1980s. Her family was granted a path to citizenship under the Reagan Administration. She remains an advocate for immigration reform to help millions of people realize their own dreams by supporting legislation that will lead to a path to citizenship.
She graduated from Humboldt State University as a working mother, with multiple degrees, including a Bachelor of Science in Geography, an Associates of Science in Natural Sciences, an Associates of Arts in Social Sciences, and an Associates of Science in Geography.

As a scientist, Ms. Calderon has a deep understanding of the complexities of forest, water, and wildlife management within California’s Fourth District - a celebrated landscape that is home to both Yosemite and Lake Tahoe. Unlike Tom McClintock, Ms. Calderon strongly believes that the science regarding climate change is conclusive. Drought, tree mortality, and wildfires are all evidence that the planet is warming and it’s largely caused by human activity. She also believes that people can slow the effects of climate change with well informed legislation based on sound scientific facts.

Community engagement has been at the forefront of her life. “The great thing about this country, is that we do not have to sit idly by and let our government silence us. It is the job of our public officials to look out for the people they represent and champion their interests,” said Calderon.

Ms. Calderon has “walked her talk” by actively supporting the Head Start Program and serving as the Chairperson for its Policy Council. She is an passionate advocate for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs, mentoring at public schools and supporting Girls Who Code - immersive workshops that empower young women for tech careers. Ms. Calderon played an active role in the revival of Placer Women Democrats, with a new mission to elect progressive female candidates to office. She is also involved with the Indivisible Movement, a co-founder and Outreach Director of Indivisible Citizens of Congressional District 4, a non-partisan group, composed of concerned constituents seeking change.

Ms. Calderon continues to work on legislation that has a direct impact on the community she serves; education, healthcare, immigration, economic development, and environmental issues.

Roza Calderon is a woman of strong character and conviction. She is knowledgeable, determined, focused, and a passionate advocate for human rights. Roza Calderon has earned the right to represent the constituents of California’s Fourth Congressional District and she will defeat the Republican incumbent, Tom McClintock.


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Her background makes her the logical opponent to replace the incumbent, Tom McClintock.
Posted on: 2017-08-23 16:52:44   By: Anonymous
 
No it doesn't.

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    Re: Her background makes her the logical opponent to replace the incumbent, Tom McClintock.
    Posted on: 2017-08-23 17:00:27   By: Anonymous
     
    Vote NO to any and all Democrats, Liberals, Progressives, Socialists and Communists and any of their lower affiliations.

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      Re: Her background makes her the logical opponent to replace the incumbent, Tom McClintock.
      Posted on: 2017-08-23 18:05:33   By: Anonymous
       
      She is a remarkable woman and a great candidate for Congress. Tom McClintock has not produced a single bill of legislation with any value to Calaveras County (or indeed for the entire Congressional District). We need an intelligent and articulate representative that can help us move the Mother Lode region in a positive direction. If you can find a better Republican, put her or him up for election. But McClintock is a losing proposition. He is a parasite collecting a paycheck in our name. So far I haven't heard any alternatives to compare to what Rosa Calderon offers Calaveras for Congress. I wish her the best.

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        Re: Her background makes her the logical opponent to replace the incumbent, Tom McClintock.
        Posted on: 2017-08-23 19:26:11   By: Anonymous
         
        Learning to read maps makes you a "scientist " NOT.

        F femifascism.



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          Re: Her background makes her the logical opponent to replace the incumbent, Tom McClintock.
          Posted on: 2017-08-23 20:53:02   By: Anonymous
           
          Learning nothing doesn't make you smarter.

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            Re: Her background makes her the Illogical opponent to replace the incumbent, Tom McClintock.
            Posted on: 2017-08-24 10:40:02   By: Anonymous
             
            Oh Great!
            Another Illegal Immigrant Climate Cultist Political Activist wanting to further drive California into the dirt.
            Hope there's No Change from Her, Vote Tom McClintock and be a patriot..

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              Re: Her background makes her the Illogical opponent to replace the incumbent, Tom McClintock.
              Posted on: 2017-08-25 18:13:09   By: Anonymous
               
              Oh great, a poster who never will accomplished so much , and will not even try to understand what she stands for and the positive effects she could bring, , just throwing out wingnut bumper sticker condemnations. This demonstrates the greatest problem in our nation today, people that depend on labels rather than reasonable analysis.

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        Re: Her background makes her the logical opponent to replace the incumbent, Tom McClintock.
        Posted on: 2017-08-24 07:27:15   By: Anonymous
         
        Excellent post.

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        Re: Her background makes her the logical opponent to replace the incumbent, Tom McClintock.
        Posted on: 2017-08-24 09:33:59   By: Anonymous
         
        So far, I agree with your assessment. I went to one of her early gatherings in Murphy's. She's down to earth, is actually concerned about our County and its residents. McClintock's agenda: 'let's build more reservoirs and that will save our County; let's build a wall to save us from immigrants who perform the tasks citizens feel they are too good to perform; let's give tax relief to the richest people and large corporations and our economy will grow because they will reinvest the money back into the country; let's change our health care system so the sickest and older segment of the population carry the expense burden and give federal gov't employees back their private tax-funded healthcare program.
        She's a fresh set of ideas because she's out talking with people in small groups. She's not a politician; she's a citizen running for office because what we have now does not represent us.
        Ever been to a McClintock town hall? Ever heard Tom say 'I hear what you're saying and I understand your concerns'? He has not so far, and I doubt he ever will. He has an agenda and I see no evidence of it matching the needs of our district.

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    Re: HILLARY! HILLARY! HILLARY!
    Posted on: 2017-08-24 05:04:02   By: Anonymous
     
    Did you hear about Hillary?
    She going to run, AGAIN.
    She has picked Colin Kapernick to be her running mate.
    It was on Fox News.
    HILLARY! BLM! HILLARY! BLM! HILLARY! BLM!
    Make America Crooked Again!

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      Re: HILLARY! HILLARY! HILLARY!
      Posted on: 2017-08-24 08:32:42   By: Anonymous
       
      How pathetic that you and your ilk have nothing but tired Hillary bashing to contribute to the discussion in these childish attempts to sway the opinion(s) of the largely mouthbreathing masses who frequent this ridiculous little rag of a website.

      Juan Hamiltard should be so proud of himself...

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    Re: Her background makes her the logical opponent to replace the incumbent, Tom McClintock.
    Posted on: 2017-08-24 22:14:29   By: Anonymous
     
    Viva LA RAZA!

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-08-23 18:32:46   By: Anonymous
 
In related news: "Stupid people on the decline."

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-08-24 05:05:50   By: Anonymous
     
    Decline? turn the graph 180 degrees buckaroo

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2017-08-24 09:43:33   By: Anonymous
       
      Trump as president shows stupid people are out in force.

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2017-08-29 00:07:38   By: Anonymous
         
        It was either vote for stupid or vote for criminal...

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-08-23 18:37:06   By: Anonymous
 
Why didn't Rosa hand-out the "LEFTY" t shirts?

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-08-23 19:23:39   By: Anonymous
     
    She gathers no food, she serves no purpose. she does not serve Vaal!

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2017-08-23 19:27:16   By: Anonymous
       
      Vaal is hungry! Feed her to Vaal!

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-08-23 19:28:26   By: Anonymous
 
Just another surplus hominid.


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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-08-23 20:54:26   By: Anonymous
     
    Yeah, McClintock doesn't deserve to represent us, he has been such a complete zero.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-08-23 19:29:22   By: Anonymous
 


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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-08-23 19:31:07   By: Anonymous
 
Working mother == teen pregnant, no father in sight.

Must have been immaculate!

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-08-24 08:20:04   By: Anonymous
     
    F

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    Re: Stupidity
    Posted on: 2017-08-24 09:37:30   By: Anonymous
     
    You should be ashamed of bashing someone in this way. You don't know her circumstances. She could have lost her husband in a place like Afghanistan.

    Speaking without knowledge is a true example of stupidity.

    [Reply ]

      Re: Stupidity
      Posted on: 2017-08-24 09:39:52   By: Anonymous
       
      It is almost unbelievable how stupid and mean some people can be. Thanks for your post.

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        Re: Stupidity
        Posted on: 2017-08-24 10:42:06   By: Anonymous
         
        You have proved your premise.

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          Re: Stupidity
          Posted on: 2017-08-25 18:15:47   By: Anonymous
           
          Cute parroting of something you heard, but not relevant to the posts.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-08-23 19:38:18   By: Anonymous
 
'Deputies kill Northern California illegal marijuana grower"

YEAH, one less scumbag doper!

What is good for Durham, Ca is good for us.

Shoot scumbag Dopers on sight.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-08-23 20:10:00   By: Anonymous
     
    How are the Yuba county deputies who were shoot doing?Ban all cannabis PERIOD.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-08-23 20:01:01   By: Anonymous
 
Another pathetic liberal Democrat for CA. Wake up and smell the coffee voters. She's just going to ride the gravy train with the rest of the POS'S in this state. VOTE REPUBLICAN across the board.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-08-23 20:52:00   By: Anonymous
     
    drink the coffee, dump the Kool-Aid.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-08-25 18:17:14   By: Anonymous
     
    Gravy train? McClintock hasn't even bothered to wipe the gravy train off his tie.

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2017-08-26 07:17:21   By: Anonymous
       
      +1

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A Person of High Achievement
Posted on: 2017-08-23 20:18:54   By: Anonymous
 
I am certainly glad we have a person of high achievement running to represent us. The only thing McClintock ever did was join the Tea Party wave when it was popular.

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    Re: A Person of High Achievement
    Posted on: 2017-08-23 20:43:13   By: Anonymous
     
    I want to invent the toaster-popcickle

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Calif Fourth Congressional District
Posted on: 2017-08-23 20:33:36   By: Anonymous
 
Most of the posts made here are from individuals who should strive to be as educated, inspired and involved as Ms Calderon.

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    Re: Calif Fourth Congressional District
    Posted on: 2017-08-23 20:47:31   By: Anonymous
     
    Many could try but few would achieve.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-08-23 20:50:09   By: Anonymous
 
I'm in. Will support her. McClintock is a lop, hasn't done a thing for working families, or local communities.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-08-23 20:58:53   By: Anonymous
     
    It says she has a degree in Natural Sciences AND geography. That's a scientist.
    But why argue that point, when the real value here is a smart, committed, hard-working candidate who will strive to enhance laws for all citizens.


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      Re:
      Posted on: 2017-08-23 21:21:04   By: Anonymous
       
      You go Roza, we need you.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-08-23 21:18:04   By: Anonymous
 
How many of these thousand donations actually came from residents of the area she aspires to represent? I smell a rat

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    Re: Donations
    Posted on: 2017-08-24 09:43:26   By: Anonymous
     
    She gets donations when she is out speaking with residents. I went to a small gathering in Murphy's when she first announced her candidacy and we all contributed at that time.

    You can always go to her campaign office though if you are truly concerned and ask them if monies are received from outside the district. Not sure why someone she would not represent would contribute to her campaign, but if that is your concern, I'm sure you can get the information.

    But . . . if your only purpose is to try and denigrate her campaign, it's a free country and you can post all the negative yet unfounded comments you like.

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      Re: Donations
      Posted on: 2017-08-25 20:51:41   By: Anonymous
       
      After collecting, she went to McDonald's for lunch.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-08-27 09:52:32   By: Anonymous
     
    Smell a rat? Might be your breath backing up on you.

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Calif Fourth Congressional District
Posted on: 2017-08-23 22:09:55   By: Anonymous
 
Again. . .many posts are petty. . .each poster here should take the challenge to be educated, inspired and involved. . .otherwise don't post what is below the bar that we should set for any of our representatives. If you feel you have the answer. . .be involved and make a difference.


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    Re: Calif Fourth Congressional District
    Posted on: 2017-08-24 06:05:48   By: Anonymous
     
    Says the drone parrot.

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      Re: Calif Fourth Congressional District
      Posted on: 2017-08-24 08:22:31   By: Anonymous
       
      grade F

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      Re: Calif Fourth Congressional District
      Posted on: 2017-08-24 08:23:32   By: Anonymous
       
      Grade F

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    Re: Calif Fourth Congressional District
    Posted on: 2017-08-24 07:30:13   By: Anonymous
     
    True, but obviously there are a lot of trolls that will never appreciate it.

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Time for a change
Posted on: 2017-08-24 07:01:16   By: Anonymous
 
Drain the swamp, get McClintock out. The nation will soon be challenged with the question of paying for the border wall. Trump promised Mexico would pay for it, now he wants the people of the US to pay for it. That is a massive bait and switch by Trump. McClintock will vote for us to pay for it just like he voted to repeal the ADA in support of Trump even though Trump switched on his promise to get better cheaper health care for all.

Bottom line, McClintock won't hold Trump to his promises.

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    Re: Time for a change
    Posted on: 2017-08-24 09:38:07   By: Anonymous
     
    she is Hot!

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      Re: Time for a change
      Posted on: 2017-08-24 12:52:15   By: Anonymous
       
      A latin Hillary , deport her !

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        Re: Time for a change
        Posted on: 2017-08-24 14:46:52   By: Anonymous
         
        This is why we need The Wall.

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          Re: Time for a change
          Posted on: 2017-08-24 18:49:30   By: Anonymous
           
          We don't need no stinking wall. You and your family will pay for something that is not necessary except for Trumps ego.

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          Re: Time for a change
          Posted on: 2017-08-25 18:20:56   By: Anonymous
           
          My bet is her family, her ancestors, have been in this country longer than yours. Hispanics populated the southwest long before any Eurpoeans took over. The Indians or Hispanics should have had a wall to keep people like you out.

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Calderon
Posted on: 2017-08-24 16:58:09   By: Anonymous
 
Ms. Calderon sounds like a breath of fresh air. Thanks for the article. I look forward to learning more about her and what she stands for.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-08-26 07:21:19   By: Anonymous
 
I wish I was surprised at the amount of misogynistic and racist comments on this post. Nothing scares you guys quite like the idea of a brown woman in a position of power!


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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-08-27 09:56:27   By: Anonymous
     
    And that is the truth.

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