Deborah White

Essential Events for Orange County Environmentalists

An issue near and dear to Orange County liberals is thoughtfully caring for our environment, including preservation of open spaces; air and water quality; fighting encroachment and pollution caused by urban sprawl, oil fields, manufacturing processes, and the like; and, of course, inhibiting greenhouse gases that lead to global warming. The California Democratic Party’s 2008…

John MacMurray to Run for Duvall’s Assembly Seat

Democrat John MacMurray has thrown his hat into the state electoral ring for Mike “Spanky” Duvall‘s Assembly District #72 seat by declaring in an email: “When John ran against former Assemblymember Duvall in 2008, John’s campaign’s motto and challenge was, ‘Bring Back Responsible Government.’ Over 65,000 people accepted the challenge, including enough voters from other…

What Is It About Prominent Yorba Linda Politicians?

What is it about prominent politicians who’ve hailed from Republican-red Yorba Linda? Of course, Yorba Linda’s own Richard Nixon, the disgraced 37th U.S. President, is entombed within city limits at his lavish library, which celebrates conservative leaders while still whitewashing Nixon”s legacy. This week, my District 72 Assemblyman, Yorba Linda’s married Mike Duvall who boasted…

Dianne Feinstein Praises Kennedy’s “Fairness,” But Refuses to Support Healthcare Reform Bill

A flagrant hypocrisy of the mourning for Sen. Ted Kennedy by both Democratic and Republican leaders is the plethora of politicos who effusively praise Kennedy for championing social justice issues, yet fiercely work to defeat Kennedy-sponsored legislation to cure the ultimate social injustice: lack of adequate  medical care for almost 50 million Americans. In his…

Boycott Whole Foods Markets in Orange County

Time for Orange County liberals to shop an alternative to Whole Foods for natural and organic produce and products! Fortunately, our county is home to only two Whole Foods market, in Laguna Beach and in Tustin at the corner of Jamboree and Barranca Parkway, so few conscientious shoppers will be affected by a boycott. Here’s…

Will Ed Royce Town Hall Address Health Care Reform?

Federal politics matter on the local level. The votes of our Congressional representatives touch and affect our daily lives. And apparently my Congressional representative plans to stand with his fellow House Republicans in voting against health care reform. I plan to attend Congressman Ed Royce’s town hall meeting this Saturday to ask him what Republican…