Monthly Archives: January 2007

That’s *Senator* Al Franken to You

OK, so it’s not OC, but this is great news.  Before you dismiss Al Franken, the man knows his issues and has context behind a number of incidents that have happened over the past six years.  His wit will cut Norm Coleman like a surgeon.  And unlike Sen. Coleman, Franken has made frequent trips to…

New DPOC piece for Umberg

Another piece for Umberg from the OC Dems. It’s an oversized piece, 9″ x 14″. I was a bit surprised to see Jose Solorio’s face on this mailer since Solorio hasn’t officially endorsed Umberg. [PDF version of this mailer]

My congresswoman is not a “whore”

Representative Loretta Sanchez quit the Congressional Hispanic Caucus today because of inappropriate remarks made by Representative Joe Baca. According to Sanchez, Baca told people that Sanchez is a “whore,” and he has been known to disrespect other female colleagues.From the Politico.com story: [Sanchez] said she was surprised and insulted when she learned that Baca had…

Molly Ivins Dies; Spoke Truth to Power

I’m heartbroken.  We’ve lost a wonderful common sense voice who was never afraid to speak truth to power.  Molly Ivins is dead of breast cancer at 62.  Godspeed Molly.

Janet re-translated

Claudio Gallegos had the much-talked-about Janet Nguyen mailer translated by what he’s calling an “independent Vietnamese translator,” which I believe is his wife’s friend who has nothing to lose by being honest here. First, the comment “She also has votes from other ethnic communities, women, seniors, Republicans who do not like Mexicans” is somewhat of…

OC Board Hopes to Keep Mauk as CEO

From the OCRegister.com County CEO could stay put Board of Supervisors meets Tuesday to counter L.A. offer to Tom Mauk By NORBERTO SANTANA Jr. The ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER They took the Angels name. But Orange County supervisors say it might be tougher for Los Angeles to grab the county’s CEO. Los Angeles county officials on…