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Learn Your Constitution: Impeachment Forum on April 5

This just came over the transom from our friends at DFA-Orange County. Here’s a chance to learn more about what can be done to solve a Constitutional Crisis. It sounds quite informative, and I’m sure you won’t want to miss this! You Are Invited! April 5, Saturday 7-9pm, Huntington Beach: Two leading US Constitutional scholars…

Whistlejacket: Street’s risky investment of $80 million a loser

Last week I referenced a story in the OC Register by Ron Campbell about the failure of $80 million in “structured” investments the County has with a company called Whistlejacket. Today, the Register’s Ron Campbell reports that Street’s Whistlejacket troubles are getting worse. Whistlejacket is in receivership. A British court ruling indicates O.C. won’t get anything back until…

Precinct Captain Training This Weekend!

Hey there! Would you like to get involved in our Democratic Party? Do you want to do something locally that can make an impact in your community… AND your nation? And would you like to get to know your neighbors better? Great! Then why not check out what’s happening at OC Democratic Party HQ this…

Send John McCain a Message from Working People

This just came “over the transom” from the OC Labor Federation. Apparently, we’ll have a special guest in town next week… And you can help give our guest a special message on behalf of OC’s working people. The OC Union Voice LISTEN UP, JOHN McCAIN! Republican Presidential Candidate John McCain will be in Orange County…

The Name Game

The Register’s Sunday Opinion section actually had a little balance this week; two “Reader Rebuttals” from the center-left and a liberal viewpoint on the 5-year aniversary of the Iraq War.  Plus a George McGovern reprint of his Wall Street Journal column that Republicans hailed (ever notice that liberals are always kooks until they might take…

CA-42: $1.28 MILLION? For what?

This just came “over the transom” from the Ron Shepston Campaign for Congress. Apparently, Gary Miller just got himself into more trouble. He’s (again) using public money to enrich himself. CA-42 Congressional Candidate Ron Shepston Calls on Rep. Gary Miller to Reimburse Taxpayers for $1.28 Million Earmark to Improve Development Miller Owns Contact: Erik Zeil,…