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Lan Nguyen: Racial Harmonist

Garden Grove Unified School Board Member and Van Tran acolyte Lan Quoc Nguyen is quoted by the Nguoi Viet Daily News as claiming that Caucasian, Black and Latino students fear going to school with Asian children, Vietnamese in particular, because they cannot compete. You can read R. Scott Moxley’s and The Bolsavik’s stories on this latest meltdown…

MacMurray Chances Improve with Energized DPOC Effort in A.D. 72 Contest

That North Orange Democrats Club meeting attendees last night unanimously endorsed John MacMurray’s candidacy for the vacated Assembly District #72 seat, which includes Fullerton, Placentia, Yorba Linda, and parts of Brea and La Habra, is no surprise. And it’s no surprise that the California Democratic Party religiously sticks to its bureaucratic thicket of mind-numbing rules…

Health Insurance Reform: What’s At Stake

On Wednesday the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Urban Institute released a study, “The Cost of Failure to Enact Health Reform: Implications for States,” underscoring the urgent need for reform and why inaction is not an option for Americans.   Data for each state are in the study. Without health insurance reform, within 10 years,…

Solorio Birthday Party a Big Success

Chris Prevatt and I both attended the birthday party fundraiser tonight for Assemblyman Jose Solorio tonight in Santa Ana. I’d say there were at least 200 people there to wish the Assemblyman and his family well.  Just about every important community leader from Santa Ana was there.  We’ll post pictures as soon as we can. …

City of Santa Ana Plans Public Meetings on Station District

First, I must begin by acknowledging the hard work of SACRED, OCCO and other community groups for coming together and demanding an open process for the Station District. Apparently this has spurred the City of Santa Ana into action and they have responded with several planned community meetings. A confidential source has informed me of…