The Hector & Mike Experience
Hector and Mike are political experts with 50+ years of experience who look at politics, society, and government decisions and give their take on what is missing, lacking, or what is done right. They provide common sense solutions in an uncommon world.
Fleeing California: California’s Struggle to Keep Its Residents
The Internal Revenue Service shows an outward migration from California has been growing. In 2021, the net migration of households with a federally adjusted gross income of $200,000 or more leaving the state increased, resulting in a loss of $20.4
California’s Oil Production Cuts and Its Dependence on Foreign Oil
Governor Gavin Newsom's policies curbing domestic oil production may put foreign oil countries (OPEC+) in the driver's seat on gas prices. A surprise and substantial oil production cut by OPEC+ has caused challenges in meeting global energy demands this year.
Meat Me in the Middle: Why Almost 1,000 Scientists are Urging People to Keep Meat on the Menu
Almost 1,000 scientists from leading universities worldwide have signed an initiative urging people to consume meat, arguing that it is essential for a healthy lifestyle. The scientists claim that livestock farming is too important to be the victim of "zealotry"
Making Headlines Is Nothing New for Newsom
Gavin Newsom’s latest political move against Walgreens is another in a long line of unabashed stunts to promote his Presidential campaign-in-waiting. It shows the country what a media-chasing opportunistic politician he is, something Californians already know but don’t seem to
No Red Wave, Fetterman Wins, Eating Crow, Not Turkey
As we stuffed our bellies and spent time with our families, California is still processing 335,000 ballots. Mike and I reflected on our election analyses and what we got right and wrong. Before the election, Mike and I wondered if
Stop Begging, and Let’s Start Producing Our Own Energy Independence
It was sad and pathetic to read how Joe Biden traveled to the Middle East and met with the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed ben Salman to ask them to increase oil production to lower gas prices in the
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