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Is Hoa Van Tran the Democrats Tan Nguyen?

We have been waiting at least 40 days for Hoa Van Tran to file his amended campaign finance reports. His campaign has misrepresented their intentions regarding this filing.  They have been saying for weeks that their Treasurer is reviewing the reports and will make amendments if necessary. The problem with that statement is that their…

CA-47: What a Kickoff for Loretta Sanchez!

Wow! Yesterday was an amazing day for OC Democrats. In a rare joint appareance, several Democratic elected leaders turned out for a very special kickoff for Loretta Sanchez, our favorite Democratic Congresswoman. State Senator Lou Correa, Assemblyman Jose Solorio, and many more special guests and local community activists all came to show their support for…

Paul Lucas: Portrait of a Trojan Horse

Paul Lucas has been involved in Democratic Party politics for years. Whenever a democratic candidate or the party has needed help, he has been there. When there has been a labor strike, he has been there. So imagine the surprise when out of the blue, Paul pulled papers to run for Supervisor in the First…

LAT-Dana Parsons on Marriage Equality Ruling

Most people know how I probably feel about the Marriage Equality Ruling. And while I may still write my thoughts on the subject, I figure the thoughs of a heterosexual man who writes for the LATimes are also important to be shared. Same-sex marriage is no threat to society Dana Parsons May 17, 2008 Being a heterosexual male…

The City of Irvine Takes Down Irvine Tattler Signs

Our friend Allan Bartlett over at the Powder Blue Report hashis panties in a bunch over signs he paid for to promote the little-read Irvine Tattler web site were removed by the cty.  Immediately, Allan believes its the result of a conspiracy involving Larry Agran and filed this post on his blog.

The commies are coming! The commies are coming!

This just in over at the Bolsavik. Apparently Janet Nguyen is a commie. Proving that McCarthyism is not the exclusive domain of Ky Ngo and his ilk, Nguoi Viet Daily News today ran an extensive two-page spread accusing incumbent OC Supervisor Janet Nguyen of communist sympathies. Janet is in a three-way all-Vietnamese race to retain…