Monthly Archives: September 2008

Dana – Can be a Boy’s Name or a Girl’s Name

R. Scott Moxley has posted a masterpiece on Congressman Dana Rohrabacher on the OC Weekly’s Naval Gazing blog.  And I’m still wiping tears from laughter as I type this. Click the link to the photo and sned the OC Weekly lots of hits. But the story sounds like that old Ed Wood flick, “Glen or…

Nevada: Up Close & Personal

(Proudly cross-posted at C4O) Last weekend, I was lucky enough to see the state of the race for myself. I traveled to the heart of Battleground Country. Because Nevada’s 5 electoral votes are up for grabs and two Nevada Republicans may lose their House seats this fall, I wanted to do something to help. That’s…

Alaska Media Takes Apart Palin’s Story on Troopergate

It’s not the elite Washington media, but the Anchorage Daily News has done a great job collecting video and audio about the facts in the Palin Troopergate case.  Palin seems to be starring in an episode of “My Own Worst Enemy.” HT to Andrew Sullivan on the video. But the bloom is off the rose…

Todd Gallinger secures important endorsements in Irvine City Council race

This is hot off the press from the Todd Gallinger for Council campaign.  Todd’;s fundraising I am very honored and pleased to announce that my candidacy for Irvine City Council has been endorsed by the Orange County Professional Firefighters Association – local 3631.  These are the brave men and women who put their lives on…

McCain Claims Victory for Failed Bailout Plan

[youtube]dyFRFAGeJys[/youtube] What can you say about a man who ran ads about winning the debate hours before it happened?  The GOP presidential candidate took full credit for building a bailout coalition that he didn’t do, only to watch the vote fail and Wall Street further implode.  I guess McCain doesn’t know much about leadership here…

Thoughts on the Last Debate and the Next One

I read over Matt Cunningham’s analysis at his Guns and Rosaries site, and Matt references some of the missed opportunities by McCain.  I have the same perspective about some of Obama’s missed opportunities (reminding Senator McCain that he voted for the Bears DNA study for example). But Matt seems to take issue with Obama’s comments…

House Says NO! To Bailout

UPDATE: Bailout goes down with the ship. 205-226. The House of Representatives appears close to voting down the proposed $700 billion bailout of Wall Street. MSNBC has the story here. House leaders are scrambling to get enough votes to pass the measure.