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Three Weeks to Go

As Chris Prevatt will tell you, I’ve been obsessing over daily poll results for weeks now.  And while my own personal tally shows Senator Barack Obama geting 370 electoral college votes and the presidency, I do not want to let up.  I made my largest contribution of the political season to the Obama/Biden ticket yesterday.  We…

Garden Grove Voters Trash Mail from Trung and Jones

Garden Grove, CA — This morning at the main post office in Garden Grove, voters were contributing to their own informal poll by tossing political mailers in the branch’s trash bins. The overwhelming numbers of Trung Nguyen and Steve Jones mailers may be an indication of voter preferences. A few Andrew Do mailers were also…

Debbie Cook Ad: On the Air

The latest in the 46th Congressional District challenge to Dana Rohrabacher by Huntington Beach Mayor Debbie Cook is her TV ad starting tomorrow. Asteroids!  [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKihntwy9x8[/youtube] A TV ad costs $38. Donate the cost of a TV ad for Debbie here: http://www.actblue.com/page/tvad 

UCI’s Prof. Erwin Chemerinsky Says No on 8

Eric Carpenter has a good story over at OCRegister.com regarding Proposition 8 and a talk UCI Law School Dean Prof. Erwin Chemerinsky gave today on the topic. UCI Law dean speaks against gay-marriage ban Professor Erwin Chemerinsky talks at Irvine church whose members are waging fight against Prop. 8. IRVINE – The California Supreme Court’s ruling…

McCain rally: Speaker says non-Christians want an Obama win

Just another demonstration of why religion and politics shouldn’t be mixed. DAVENPORT, Iowa (CNN) – A minister delivering the invocation at John McCain’s rally in Davenport, Iowa Saturday told the crowd non-Christian religions around the world were praying for Barack Obama to win the U.S. presidential election. “There are millions of people around this world…

Irvine Council Candidate Todd Gallinger Gets a Death Threat

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Irvine City Council candidate Todd Gallinger has received a death threat.  The threat, phoned into Gallinger’s law office, was received by an employee.  The threat comes on the heels of a warning issued by City Councilor and campign rival StevenChoi who, without identifying Gallinger by name, warned an…