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No Denials and No Pala IEs as Tweets on a Train Story Goes Viral

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The “Tweets on a Train” story featuring an overheard cell phone conversation of AD-69 candidate Michele Martinez by investigative journalist Bob Salladay has gone viral being picked by by the Sacramento Bee, a variety of technology/social media web sites, and even the Poynter Institute’s web site read by journalists all over the country.  It’s spawned…

JFK’s Inaugural Address Still Inspires Today

“Ask Not What Your Country Can Do For You; Ask What You Can Do For Your Country.” Words uttered 51 years ago today by President John F. Kennedy in his inaugural address continue to be a source of inspiration to Americans everywhere.  But 51 years is a long time ago and a new generation of…

Fullerton Recall is On

Hat tip to the Friends for Fullerton’s Future blog, but the recall of three conservative members of the Fullerton City Council is on; The deadline for filing is close and organizers say they have turned in more than enough signatures to trigger a recall election. From the post on FFFF: The individual totals are: Don…

Martinez slams Journalist for Tweets

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Assembly candidate Michele Martinez today blasted a reporter who overheard her phone call on a train to Northern California as “creepy” in an emailed statement to the Orange County Register.  California Watch investigative journalist Bob Salladay, a senior editor, tweeted from his train seat across Martinez this morning from Southern California to Oakland regarding statements Martinez made about her campaign.…