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CA-42: Isn’t It Time We Get Represented for Once?

{Here’s a special article I did for one of those big national blogs… But do you mind if I give you all a sneak peek first? – Andrew } I don’t know how many of you have been following the many messes down here in Southern California when it comes to our CReepy Congresscritters, but…

Impeachment 101

This just in from DFA-Orange County. Here’s an event you definitely don’t want to miss! Two leading US Constitutional scholars will explore impeachment during a community forum entitled Impeachment 101: How Impeachment Serves a Democracy, Moderated by the League of Women Voters of Orange Coast and sponsored by the Office of Student Activities at Golden…

A Letter to IUSD School Board, Schools Chief

Got this via email: April 3, 2008 Trustees of the Irvine Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Gwen Gross Irvine Unified School District 5050 Barranca Parkway Irvine, CA 92604 Dear Trustees and Dr. Gwen Gross: As concerned parents as well as members of the Executive Board of the Irvine Council PTA, we the undersigned respectfully request…

Do As I Say, Not As I Do

There is an extraordinary Total Buzz post from Marty Wisckol that ran yesterday featuring an interview with GOP leader Mike Schroeder regarding the outcome of the failed Debbie Cook lawsuit. Marty referred to criticism of Schroeder but other Republicans and Mike seemed to lose it. see what Marty wrote after the flip:

Teacher Layoffs Already Affecting the Classroom

  “It’s an emotional time,” said Bismack, 29, of San Clemente, now in her third year at Canyon Vista. “I have a five-year degree and I’m working on a master’s degree. I was looked at as a highly qualified teacher, and now I’m looking for an alternative job for next year.”

Understanding Liberals?

Over at Today’s Flash Report, Jon Fleischman has written another memo, this one to Assembly member John Benoit on the faliure of his bill AB2389; the subject line in the memo is “Understanding Liberals,” a subject Jon clearly knows little about. The missive is proof positive that sometimes, the blank page is a signed confession…