"Jon Fleischman understands politics better than a journalist, has more perspective than a politico, and works harder to stay plugged in than a pundit. His FlashReport is the fastest, smartest, and best way to stay informed on what's really going on in California politics."- Dan Schnur, Veteran campaign strategist and communications consulant.
"California is a huge state with a lot of political action happening every day. In serving my large district here at the top of the state, The FlashReport keeps me and my staff ahead of the curve! Jon's service is invaluable."- Assemblyman Doug LaMalfa
"I've come to depend on Jon's great daily compendium, and analysis of the news. The FlashReport is great, and I recommend it to all who follow California politics."- Mike Antonovich, Los Angeles County Supervisor
"I recommend the Flashreport to anyone who has an opinion but is uninformed."- Anne Dunsmore, Capital Campaigns, prominent political fundraiser
"Jon Fleischman's FlashReport is a great source to keep in touch with the political buzz -- stories, ideas and opinions -- among California's conservative insiders."- Carla Marinucci, The San Francisco Chronicle
"Most people know I'm a big believer in opposition research. When I want to find out what the Luddites and troglodytes on the other side of the aisle are thinking, the FlashReport always provides good (and free) insight."- Garry South, Democratic Strategist and Senior Advisor to the Westly for Governor Campaign
"When I served in Washington, the Flash Report was my primary source of news for California. Now I am home in California, and the Flash Report remains my primary source of news for California - and for everywhere else!"- Jim Rogan, former Congressman and United States Under Secretary of Commerce
"As a County Supervisor, it is important for me to know what is happening in my community as well as all around California. The FlashReport helps me to do that each day."- Matt Rexroad, Supervisor, Yolo County
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"For those of us on the Right Coast, the Flash Report is the fast and full summary of political life on the Left Coast. California leads the nation in many measures, now including the creation of a state-based political e-newsletter and website."- Larry McCarthy, McCarthy, Marcus, Hennings, a DC-Based Advertising and
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If you want to know what is happening in California politics you must read the Flashreport.
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"The Flash-Report is a must-read. It compiles and breaks down the who, what and why of California political news each day."- Congressman Edward R. Royce
"I know that by reading the FlashReport that I am getting first-hand insight into California politics from a real political insider who 'gets' politics and knows how to communicate cutting edge analysis to his readers."- Assemblyman Todd Spitzer
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"Jon Fleischman's FlashReport keeps me connected and informed on the essential political stories shaping the daily debate. It is an indispensable resource for anyone who needs to know what is going on in California politics or on the national scene. Read it, like I do, every day!"- Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack
"FlashReport is a valuable source of information about California government and politics."- George Skelton, The Los Angeles Times
“The FlashReport is the must see site for anyone serious about California politics. Lazy reporters and duplicitous democrats regularly troll FlashReport for new intel. “- Shawn Steel, Republican National Committeeman from California
"I check FlashReport every morning for the latest on politics in Orange County and beyond."- John Marelius, San Diego Union Tribune
"Not only is Jon Fleischman a principled conservative, he's a knowledgeable political pro whose deep, institutional insight into California politics makes FlashReport a must-read for Republicans in the Golden State."- Chris Chacola, President of Club for Growth
"The flash report is at the vanguard of fighting against tax increases in California. I read it every day and recommend it strongly to anyone who cares about tax policy, fiscal issues as well as critical reporting on waste, fraud and abuse in California."- Jon Coupal, President of Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
"So much can and does happen in California politics every day. Jon's service captures the most significant daily news in an easy-to-read format. It's a great read."- George Dunn, Lobbyist, Quantum Government Relations
"Your website, Flashreport, is my 'one stop' source for political information and commentary of the day. What you have created is impressive, and I am pleased to support it. - Thomas E. Tucker, Founding Chairman New Majority"
"FlashReport is the easiest, most comprehensive and timely way for me to keep up with politics in my Native State. Every time I see it I know I will be fully informed with just a quick scan of Jon Fleischman's headlines. If Jon ever needs a second career, he's got a great start with this invaluable newsletter."- John Fund, The Wall Street Journal
"The FlashReport is critical reading for myself and Members of the California Congressional Delegation."- Congressman Darrell Issa
[Publisher's Note: FR Congratulates Shawn Steel on his election as Republican National Committeeman for California. As of today, we have "promoted" Shawn to be a "Statewide" correspondent for the FR! - Flash]
Sometimes College Republicans have too much fun. Presently, CR's usually dominate student political groups on most campuses. The Left is lethargic and the only cores remaining are tenured Marxist 60's professors who are retiring in droves. Since 9/11 a new generation of CR's in rapidly impacting California politics. Already, graduated CR's are holding important posts in the CRP and with up and coming politicos.
At San Francisco State University the CR's are on fire. Besides suing the Administration, successfully, for interfering with the CR"s First Amendment rights, they drove across the Bay Bridge to challenge the crazies at the Berkeley Marine recruiting center last week...
And for other **breaking news** for FR readers, my daughter, Cheyenne, of the U.S.C. CRs is running for statewide Chairman of the College Republicans, and Leigh is running for Co-Chairman. The ticket, naturally, is Beware Left.
Meanwhile, at the Marine recruiting center at Berkeley, Leigh Wolf pulled out his famous video camera and began shooting. But his pro American T-shirt attracted the attention of several communist (yes, real live communists...) thugs who threatened Leigh. This video is a classic and can be seen below... (Here is the direct link to YouTube.).