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Quirk-Silva Seeks to Honor Fullerton’s Gary Carter

Gary Carter was an all-star catcher for several teams in the Major Leagues, most notably with the 1986 World Champion New York Mets – a team that won one of the greatest baseball championships ever played.  Carter hailed from Fullerton; he was a one time paperboy for the local newspaper and had one of his…

Happy Trails Todd Gallinger

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It’s with a mixture of happiness and sadness that we let our readers know that Todd Gallinger, our lawyer and longtime Irvine activist, has accepted a new position in Washington, DC.  Todd has been named the Director of Chapter Development for the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), the largest and most widely recognized Islamic Advocacy…

Yahoo Predicts Obama win in 2012

Let me preface this by saying itsa long way to November, but the political scientists and data geeks at Yahoo are calling the 2012 election for President Barack Obama. From this story on Yahoo: The Signal predicts that Barack Obama will win the presidential contest with 303 electoral votes to the Republican nominee’s 235. How…

New Jersey Legislature Passes Gay Marriage Law; Veto Expected

The New Jersey State Legislature has passed a new law legalizing Gay Marriage in the Garden State.  Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who is beloved by conservatives, is expected to veto the law preferring to put the question on a statewide ballot.  All this proves again is Republicans do not understand that rights cannot and should…

“Evenly Split” Crowd Greets Obama in Newport Beach

      Update: Media reports suggest Obama raised $1.4 million in Orange County today.  The event amount of Obama supporters to Obama protestors is a victory for OC Democrats. Hat tip to OC Weekly for this story about the “evenly split” crowd of 500 protesting the President’s visit to Newport Beach this morning and…