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Irvine Tattler gets it wrong again

Irvine Tattler publisher Stephen Smith has gotten some attention from the OC Register, OC Weekly and KUCI’s OC Show lately due largely to his opposition of anything Agran.  We’ve reported on a number of ocassions the lack of details, full context, mistakes and outrght lies Smith tells on his Tattler site that I’m surprised other…

Dick, raising $ for Ken at Tricky Dicks’ old house

Dick Cheney is coming out of hiding to attend a high dollar fundraiser benefiting Ken Calvert (another on that growing list of Republicans under federal investigation).Here’s your chance — let them know just how you feel! YOU CAN TELL DICK CHENEY THAT THE CALIFORNIA COAST IS NOT FOR SALE! Join protestors on Wednesday, August 13th…

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…