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Rep. John Campbell adds “Tea Bagger” to his “Birther” credentials – with Updates

The Glenn Beck wing of the conservative right held another Tea Party in Washington DC today and Rep. John Campbell (R-Orly Taitz) is there backing up Rep. Michelle Bachman (R-Minn) as one of the leading tea-baggers on Capitol Hill. (see the yellow button/that’s campbell!). Honestly, supporting birther legislation and advocating a “do nothing” approach to healthcare…

Pam Keller throws her hat in the Ring for Re-Election

Fullerton city council member Pam Keller had two announcements today on one of our favorite social media sites; the first, that’s she’s throwing her hat into the ring to run for re-election in Fullerton and the second, more important announcement, she has a new baby cousin named Emily Suzanne. We spent some quality time with…

Make 2010 the Year of the Fox in CA AD-70

With voters in NY23 rejecting a hard right wing idealogue, perhaps voters in AD-70 can do the same next year and cast a ballot for Melissa Fox against two hard core right wingers who desire to out-conservative each other. A Right-Wing Extremist or Melissa Fox? In November of 2008, voters in our district chose Obama,…

Fiorina To Announce Senate Bid in OC

H/T to Martin Wisckol over at the Register’s Total Buzz Blog, Carly Fiorina is expected to announce her bid for the GOP U.S. Senate nomination to challenge Barbara Boxer in Garden Grove on Wednesday. Wisckol reports: Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina is holding a town-hall forum in Garden Grove tomorrow, and says she’ll make a “major…

NY Times: GOP “Stalinists” Invade Upstate NY for NY23 Congressional Race; Right wing leaning Watertown Times Endorses Democrat Owens

As I noted in a post Friday, I used to live in NY23, a sprawling district in Upstate NY that’s been Republican since the 19th century; but while Republican, the area is hardly conservative.  Its’ very moderate and often difficult to tell Democrats and Republicans apart.  These are good people; salt of the earth types…