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LiberalOC: 2008 Top Ten Scariest Bloggers

Art Pedroza - The Orange Juice Blog – Mr. Ready, Fire, Aim prides himself on a take no prisoners approach but has demonstrated a remarkably thin skin when it comes to criticism. Art’s “The Real Orange County Political Blog Rankings” were more a reflection of which poll had his blog ranked higher than anyone else’s. A…

Lorraine Prinsky Responds to Ruiz Mailer Controversy

Lorraine Prinsky candidate for Coast Community College District Trustee held a press conference today on the steps of the Old Orange County Courthouse regarding the misleading mailer sent our by District Chairman Armando Ruiz. Below are her remarks as prepared for delivery. Santa Ana, CA – My name is Lorraine Prinsky.  I am a university…

TeamIrvine’s Sour Grapes on Fundraising

When you freqent the right wing blogs as much as I do, a persistent theme emerges on Independent Expenditure committees — or IEs — that they exist to provide a avenue for political free speech.  Anaheim Mayor Curt Pringle is a political beneficiary of an IE backed by Disney.  State Rep. Chuck DeVore helps an…

Santa Ana Mailbox: The Nutty Pedroza

This mail piece hit yesterday slamming Art Pedroza’s bid for City Council in Santa Ana. It’s really kind of fun to watch Pedroza crow that, since a hit piece was sent out by an independent expenditure group against him, his campaign is actually viable.

Coast College District Trustee Ruiz’s Mailer Raises Questions

Source: The Coast Report By Fernando Vazquez and Nuran Alteir, Staff Writers Tuesday, October 28, 2008 5:32 PM PDT A recent campaign mailer put out on behalf of Coast Community College Board of Trustees candidates Armando Ruiz and Mary Hornbuckle has caused controversy between supporters and others involved in this year’s campaign. The mailer’s front…