Mike Lawson

ACLU seeks FBI records on monitoring of Islamic groups

The Anaheim-based Council on American Islamic Relations in Southern California, and five other groups filed a Freedom of Information Act request on Monday asking about suspected law enforcement monitoring of Islamic religious institutions. The American Civil Liberties Union filed the request on behalf of the agencies. Ranjana Natarajan, the attorney handling the matter told the…

Am I a communist?

There’s been some funny commenting going on for the posts I’ve written about the Tan Nguyen signs. One anonymous commenter went as far as calling me a communist. Now I know how Tan feels…it looks like someone on the street accused him of belonging to a party that he doesn’t belong to:

More Tan Nguyen signs

I’m not that old, so I don’t really remember anything like this happening here in Orange County before. Does anybody know of a specific time when a candidate’s signs were so hated by the public? This guy clearly needs some help spelling, but I think we get his point:

Sorry Timmy

I just got an email that told me that the judge in the Whitacre vs. OC Central Committee denied Tim Whitacre’s motion for a temporary restraining order against the re-elect Mike Carona campaign for using the County GOP’s endorsment and that the case will not be heard until after the primary election. I’ve written about…

Dems Widen Registration Lead in the 34th!

[Via Orange Juice Blog] I think it’s funny that Claudio over at the Orange Juice Blog spends time at the Registrar of Voters website refreshing the page hoping the numbers will change, but it helped him catch this improvement: There is an update on the registered voters in the 34th Senate District. It looks like…

5 reasons not to vote for Tan Nguyen in the 47th Congressional race

1. Tan’s campaign has ignored education. Loretta Sanchez has made education her top priority in Congress. Sanchez is a member of the House Education and Workforce Committee, and she knows about fighting to keep the federal government keeping its promises to the children of the 47th district. 2. Tan has little experience. Both Avila and…