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CA-46: Crazy Dana Walking Precincts… WHERE??!!

(Proudly cross-posted at Clintonistas for Obama) Ah, how I love me the right-wing blogs! Sometimes, I find it amusing to simply lurk over there and see the vile garbage spew out of their keyboards. But to my surprise, I found out today that some of my recent diaries have been featured on an infamous local…

A No-Nguyen Situation for Janet

Since Friday, we’ve finally heard from Matt Harper of First District Supervisor Janet Nguyen’s office for her take on the Santa Ana City Council candidacy of Orange Juice blogger Art Pedroza.  Ms. Nguyen was out of town for a family affair.  Harper says the Supervisor is waiting to hear on the certification of each candidate’s signatures before…

Todd Spitzer: Blogger

* Following in the footsteps of John Campbell and Chuck DeVore, termed out state rep Todd Spitzer has launched a new blog.  Check it out here. A quick glance at a week’s worth of positings and its pretty much a self-promotion vehicle that seeks to speak to right wing voters only and not let them…

Chiang The Controllernator holds his ground

State Controller John Chiang is holding his ground in respose to Governor Schwarzenegger’s Executive Order to temporarily reduce State worker pay to $6.55/hr until the budget impass is resolved. The Terminator gave the Controller till noon today to respond to thw order or he would move forward with legal action. In a letter to the…

Mauk Speaks on Busty’s Comment

Author’s Note: For the record, the opinions and statements expressed in this post, and others I have written in the past, reflect my personal opinions and not those of any organizations or individuals with whom I may be presently or formerly affiliated. FINALLY! OC Register investigative reporter Norberto Santana followed up with Orange County CEO Tom Mauk on…

CA-44: What’s Cheney Doing at “Nixonland”?

In case you missed it, something really frightening is coming to Orange County this week. Believe it or not, The Lord of Darkness (aka Dick Cheney) will be coming to here to raise some money for a good friend of his. He’ll apparently be holding a fundraiser at Richard Nixon’s beloved Casa Pacifica (how fitting!)…