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Irvine Republicans Lying about Sharon Wallin Endorsement

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Social media has been a trip in Irvine this year with charges of lying from both sides about each others records reaching laughable levels.  But Irvine Democrats who received the recent flyer pictured above suggesting IUSD president Sharon Wallin is endorsing the Irvine Republican ticket of Choi, Lalloway and Schott shouldn’t be confused — it’s…

Is Choi’s Planning Commissioner Promising to Kill Veteran’s Cemetery?

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Just when you thought the planned Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial at the Great Park was safe, the LiberalOC has word that Mayor Steven Choi’s appointed planning commissioner Anthony Kuo may be promising the city’s new Chinese-American immigrants that the city’s planning commission — which Kuo chairs — could stop the development of the memorial on…

For Some, Halloween is 365 Days a Year; Pat Rodgers Still Plays Dress-Up

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Halloween is Friday but for some who are active in the blogsphere, dressing up in costume is a 365-day a year experience.  Notably, former Irvine Police Lieutenant Patrick Rodgers. Mr. Rodgers doesn’t wear a cardigan when he frequently comments on the blogs and news sites staunchly defending Irvine Republicans after, for years, lamenting why Irvine…

Three Cheers for the Underdog

Why do some candidates run against all odds?

The Orange County Register ran a great story about political underdogs over the weekend that brought to light the motivation of candidates who run for elective office, in spite of all the odds against them in unseating an incumbent official. The story featured Suzanne Savary who is challenging Congressman Dana Rohrabacher and Peter Anderson, who is challenging Congressman Ed Royce.