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Rep. Wagner’s Partisan District Survey

Rep. Don Wagner and Karina Onofre

State Rep Don Wagner is my elected assemblyman.  I find his brand of politics extreme, and considering he’s in the minority wing of the state assembly, he refuses to compromise and as a result, our district suffers.  IUSD and TUSD are funded well below state averages but when I asked Wagner directly to support lowering…

TheCommieOC: GOP Convention Buttons Show Sexism Reigns

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The California Republican party is the gift that keeps on giving.  Despite being told they are losing their way with women, Latinos, Asians and young people, the Republican Party continues to shoot themselves in the foot with “popular’ buttons on the Anaheim Convention Center floor that belittle Hillary Clinton, women in general and “Liberals” which…

Anaheim City Council Republicans Slow to Condemn Hate Speech

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

At last Monday’s special meeting of the Anaheim City Council, William Fitzgerald, identified as a spokesperson for Anaheim HOME, used his three minutes of public commentary to defame Council member Jordan Brandman with an anti-Semitic and anti-Gay rant that should be personally embarrassing to him.  During those three minutes, Fitzgerald is within his constitutional First…

Gavin Huntley-Fenner to Step Down from IUSD School Board

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Gavin Huntley-Fenner, an Irvine Unified School Trustee for nine years, is resigning from the board citing increased demands on his time from his very successful consulting business. Here’s the announcement from IUSD followed by excerpts from Huntley-Fenner’s comments: “Many of you will recognize that I have always aspired to be a highly visible and hands-on…

An Angels Facebook Page Fail

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Two separate Facebook pages were created last month, both calling for keeping the Angels in Anaheim.  But only one of them is disguised as a pro-Tom Tait page.  The Keep The Angels page is the one that seams to have been set up by the Anaheim Chamber and it has more than 9,000 likes.  Meanwhile,…