Chris Prevatt

State Investigating Intimidating Letter Sent to O.C. Latinos

Anti-illegal immigrant group disavows the letter, which focuses on voting issues. By Jennifer Delson LA Times Staff Writer October 17, 2006 The state attorney general is investigating a Spanish-language letter warning some Orange County Latinos that they could be jailed or deported if they vote in the November election. The letter, which purports to be…

A star has left us

Today we remember a star, and a friend who has left us. Richard Schrank has passed away. We honored Richard at the Truman Dinner on September 30th with a special award for his ever present dedication and support for his wife Marti and the Democratic Party of Orange County. Our hearts and prayers go out…

Barbaro Uncensored

Here is the unedited version of Chairman Frank Barbaro’s column for the October 12, 2006 OC Metro. I TOLD YOU SO! ENOUGH IS ENOUGH—HEADS MUST ROLL Developments in recent weeks have finally pushed me over the top. I now realize that we must impeach George W. Bush for high crimes and misdemeanors. He has not…

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…