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LATE BREAKING: Capo Unified Recall Qualifies for Ballot

Wow. Just wow. The great soap-opera worthy saga that is the story of the Capistrano Unified School Board just gets “interestinger” and “interestinger”. Today, the Registrar of Voters just opened the new chapter in this ongoing drama. A recall has now qualified for the ballot. * Petitions Verified as Sufficient for Capistrano Unified School District…

Attention NSA, FBI and CIA

…and any other branch of the Federal Government monitoring my email, phone calls and Internet activity.  The web order I placed today for three Soviet replica flags is for a school project my son is doing.  His sophomore Social Studies class is studying the Cold War and he is to play the role of USSR…

Rosie Avila won’t associate herself with SAUSD

I’m reviewing the filings for 47th Congressional District and it seems that Rosemarie “Rosie” Avila a 17 year veteran of the Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD) Board of Trustees won’t acknowledge that reality on her ballot designation. The designation she has chosen is Businesswoman/School Boardmember. Rosie is running for the Republican nomination to challenge…

Unions Assume Responsibility for Building a Base

Norberto Santana, Jr., of the Orange County Register reported on Saturday (and in Sunday’s dead-wood edition), Union drive enlists foot soldiers, about the efforts of local unions to increase the participation of working men and women in the political process.  The drive doesn’t involve phone banks, campaign signs, mailers, or speeches.  It’s simple, they are registering people…

A Full Democratic Slate, Part I

Yesterday was the last day* for candidates to file to run in California’s June 3 Primary Election. The races that will appear on the ballot for that election are the primaries for Assembly, State Senate, and Congress, as well as Superior Court judicial races, county Board of Education, county Supervisor, and party central committees. I’m…

Norby? Getting to know you…

The President doesn’t read newspapers, why should you? Only nerdy intellectuals waste their time with facts and news stories. Curt is a very curt fellow. He sums up all of the political news that is going on in Orange County in just one word. From Todays LA Times. O.C. supervisor reimburses campaign for ‘study’ expenses…