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Fullerton Councilmember Keller Spanks Nelson

Here is the video link to the Fullerton City Council Meeting from Tuesday, August 19, 2008. The Register’s Orange Punch and Red County/OC Blog have written on this topic today. Both blogs have misrepresented the comments of Fullerton Councilmember Keller as an enemy of open government. That could not be further from the truth. I suggest…

Remember the Bear DNA Study McCain Brought Up at Saddleback…

  From the fourm at Saddleback on Saturday, Senator McCain gave this thoughtful response about spending: And my friend, it was not taxes that mattered in America in the last several years.  It was spending.  Spending got completely out of control.  We spent money in a way that mortgaged our kids’ futures.  My friends, we…

Another Stark Difference Between Republicans and Democrats

The Saddleback Church event certainly showed contrasting styles between Barack Obama’s thoughful and nuanced answered to questions in a conversation with Paster Rick Warren, compared to John McCain’s terse and direct responses so he could get his stump speech in.  Democrats seemed hapy with Obama’s performance as Republicans seems pleased with McCain’s. Over at Red…

CA-44: Tune Into Bill Hedrick This Thursday!

This just in from the Bill Hedrick campaign! It looks like another of our local candidates will be featured on national radio this week! Go OC Democrats! Oh yes, and thank goodness for Thom Hartmann & Air America. BILL HEDRICK ON THE THOM HARTMANN SHOW THIS THURSDAY MORNING Bill Hedrick, Democratic candidate for the 44th…

Obama OC Goes to Nevada!

Extra! Extra! Read all about it here! If you’d like to help Barack Obama win Nevada, click the link below to RSVP for this weekend! Hello Everyone, Please join Obama OC and the campaign on our first organized trip to Nevada to help Senator Obama win this crucial battleground state. We will be focusing on…

Will Shawn Nelson Get Spanked Tonight

The Fullerton City Council has placed on its agenda for tonight’s meeting a discussion of collective bargening and Brown Act rules. The discussion is being held because Councilman Shawn Nelson apparently violated those rules relating to the negotiation of employee contract agreements. The Register has speculated that Nelson will be censured for his conduct. Fullerton…