Chris Prevatt

Dissecting Racism and Bigotry

Jabbering Jabba The Greenhut Strikes Again Steven Greenhut posts on the Orange County Register’s OrangePunch Blog on Friday October 13, 2006 under the heading “Islamophobia charges are ludicrous.” This is a good one, the jabbering Jabba the Greenhut feebly tries to justify the attacks on Bill Dalati as justifiable political debate. Greenhut starts off claiming…

Democrats Condemn Republican Anti-Muslim Attacks

This just in… STATEMENT ON ANTI-MUSLIM RHETORIC Contact: Mike Levin Executive Director, Democratic Party of Orange County (714) 835-2122 or mike@ocdemocrats.org Recently, a number of Orange County Republican leaders – including former State Republican Party Chairman Shawn Steel, former state legislator John Lewis, and Republican congressional candidate Tan Nguyen – have attempted to gain political…

Smoke-Free OC Beaches: No Time to Cut and Run

One of the things I love most about blogging is the ability to engage in a free and open debate about political issues. My first experiences in political debate were with my father at the dinner table. We never agreed, that was a given. But that did not stop the free flow if ideas and…

Keith Olbermann: Bush Lies

Since I spent most of my blogging time on Friday addressing the flaws in Matt Cunningham’s arguments against establishing tobacco smoke-free Orange County beaches, I had not had the chance to read and view Keith Olbermann’s Special Commentary from Thursday night. His commentary is lengthy (a little over 11 minutes), but well worth the investment…

More on the Steve Young Campaign

This is their press release. If folks have questions, ask them. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 6, 2006 Contact: Marion Pack or Scott Russell (949) 640-4400 Young Tightens 48th House Race In Right-Leaning Precincts Poll shows statistical tie, unhappiness with Bush, Congress IRVINE – A poll released yesterday indicates the race for California’s 48th district congressional…

Clearing Tobacco Smoke on OC Beaches Closer

Despite the Commission debut of Political Hack Matt Cunningham Last night the Orange County Harbors Beaches and Parks Commission took a positive step in protecting the health of both the environment and visitors to County owned beaches. In a 4-3 vote the Commission reversed their position from December 2005 to recommend to the Board of…

48th Congressional Seat In Play

High-five to the Orange Juice Blog for this encouraging news. Poll shows Democrat Steve Young “very competitive” The following is a summary of key findings from a survey of General Election voters in the 48th Congressional District of California. These findings are based on 600 completed interviews with two matched samples of 300 likely November…