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Campaign to Replace Duvall Begins

Monday at 5 pm was the deadline for candidates seeking to complete the final year of disgraced Assemblyman Mike Duvall’s term in the 72nd Assembly District. From an initial field of 9 potntial candidates we now have 5 in the race. Three Republicans, one Democrat, and one Green Party member filed their paperwork and paid their…

Restore Equality 2010: Plans OC Organizing Town Hall

As you may recall, about a week ago a group called Love, Honor, Cherish submitted ballot language for the repeal of Proposition 8 in the 2010 general election. There are differing points of view regarding the wisdom of running such a campaign at that time. A significantly large number of LGBT groups have advocated that…

Lan Nguyen: Racial Harmonist

Garden Grove Unified School Board Member and Van Tran acolyte Lan Quoc Nguyen is quoted by the Nguoi Viet Daily News as claiming that Caucasian, Black and Latino students fear going to school with Asian children, Vietnamese in particular, because they cannot compete. You can read R. Scott Moxley’s and The Bolsavik’s stories on this latest meltdown…

MacMurray Chances Improve with Energized DPOC Effort in A.D. 72 Contest

That North Orange Democrats Club meeting attendees last night unanimously endorsed John MacMurray’s candidacy for the vacated Assembly District #72 seat, which includes Fullerton, Placentia, Yorba Linda, and parts of Brea and La Habra, is no surprise. And it’s no surprise that the California Democratic Party religiously sticks to its bureaucratic thicket of mind-numbing rules…

Health Insurance Reform: What’s At Stake

On Wednesday the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Urban Institute released a study, “The Cost of Failure to Enact Health Reform: Implications for States,” underscoring the urgent need for reform and why inaction is not an option for Americans.   Data for each state are in the study. Without health insurance reform, within 10 years,…