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Trung’s Signs and others on Temple Grounds

I’ve written previously about Trung Nguyen and his failure to understand that campaign signs don’t belong on temple grounds. Seems he still doesn’t get it. Maybe it’s blind ambition or just arrogance that allows him to use these temples and risk their tax status for his political gain. But it also looks like it’s not…

Art Pedroza’s Lowest Blows

Santa Ana Ward 3 council candidate Art Pedroza is perhaps best known for his Orange Juice blog, and while I’m loathe to send him any traffic, this post should tell Santa Ana voters all they need to know of the charatcer of a man seeking to represent them in higher office. In short, he’s not…

Little Saigon Rallies For Obama

  The rally for Obama in the heart of Little Saigon marked a major turning point for progressives throughout the OC. Since Vietnamese Americans have traditionally been stereotyped as lock-step Republican, this event demonstrated that Obama’s reach is very pervasive and although I don’t believe the overall Vietnamese population will vote blue this cycle, I…

Get Out The Vote For Change

There are a lot of election contests right here in Southern California for us to work on. If you want to get involved locally, contact the Democratic Party of Orange County and they’ll connect you to a campaign. In addition to making calls and walking precincts for local candidates, they can also connect you to…

Prop 8: The Race Is Close!

In case you haven’t heard the news, here’s the new SurveyUSA poll on Prop 8. Yes 48% No 45% Undecided 7% The bad news: We’re still slightly down. The good news: SUSA had 8 winning by 5 less than 2 weeks ago, so fortunately there’s movement toward marriage equality. Still, WE MUST NOT BE COMPLACENT!…

More Smears Against Todd Gallinger

I’m always amazed when some people where their bigotry on their sleeve, but the latest scoop over at the Irvine Tattler is how Irvine City Council candidate filed a defamation lawsuit for a Hamas Charity.  How bad are journalistic standards when we can’t even used the words “alleged Hamas Charity,” especially when the hotlink to…