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Unity in Action

I didn’t quite know what to think when I first heard from the OC Democratic Party about the Unity BBQ that happened last Saturday. How would Barack Obama fans and Hillary Clinton supporters get along now that Democrats have a Presidential nominee in Obama? And what else would happen? Well, I guess I wasn’t quite…

Supervisor Nguyen Responds to Greenhut

In reviewing the Orange County Register’s opinion pages on Sunday I came across Supervisor Janet Nguyen’s rebuttal to Steven Greenhut’s criticisms of her and Supervisor Bates’ votes for Sandra Hutchens as Orange County’s Sheriff. Glad to see they gave some ink to the rationale for the majority view of the Board. This would of course be in…

Marriage Equality in CA – The first four days

As far as I can tell, and since I am able to write this post I am pretty sure I am correct, the world has not come to an end because same gender marriages are now legally recognized in the State of California. I am also pretty sure that the institution of marriage has not…

CA-44: Tell Ken Calvert That Drilling Isn’t the Answer

This just in from the Bill Hedrick for Congress campaign. Ken Calvert actually thinks we can drill our way out of the energy crisis. We need to send a message to Calvert that he’s just flat out wrong! Dear Friends and Supporters, Last Thursday, Ken Calvert offered what he deemed his ‘commonsense solution’ to bring…

Obama coming to LA

President-elect (if Mimi Walters can say it…) Barack Obama will be in Los Angeles Tuesday Night, June 24, 2008 for a VIP dinner.  The event will be held at Dorothy Chandler Pavillion with a general reception and a special performance by Seal and David Foster.  Requested contribution is $2,300 a person and limited VIP tickets…

Pelosi Coming to Irvine Next Week

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi will be in Irvine for a luncheon next week at the Caspian Resaturant in Irvine, off Culver Drive.  The luncheon benefits the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. The lunch is scheduled for Friday, June 27 at 12:30 PM.  It’s a little pricey with $5,000 for guests and $10,000 for VIPs…