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Conservative Meme: “Why Do Liberals Support Terrorists?”

Bin Laden

I swear, I think conservatives get a daily email with talking points for social media.  The current favorite meme is the question” “why do liberals support terrorists?” The simple answer is, we don’t.  We stand up for muslims while conservatives paint them as extremists but we certainly don’t stand up to radical Islam.  The conservative…

Democrat Louise Stewardson Launches Write In Bid for SD-37

LouiseStewardson

Louise Stewardson, a Democrat from Huntington Beach, has decided to jump into the State Senate race for SD-37 as a write-in candidate.  With State Rep. Don Wagner amassing a huge war chest and former County Supervisor John Moorlach snatching most of the endorsements, Stewardson’s entry into the race removes the need for Democrats to cast…

Call for Anaheim Businesses to Give Should Start with Tait

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait made charitable contributions by Anaheim businesses to charities that benefit at-risk youth in Anaheim a central component of his 2015 State of the City address with all proceeds dedicated to the ACT Anaheim Fund. ACT Anaheim stands for “Accelerate Change Together” and the fund is managed by the Orange County Community…

Lake Forest Council Member charged with Illegally Removing Campaign Signs

Adam Nick

The Orange County DA’s office has formally charged Lake Forest Council Member and former Congressional candidate Adam Nick with illegally removing campaign signs that belonged to another council member in last November’s election.  Nick was the Republican’s sacrificial lamb against Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez. Here’s the release from the DA’s office: LAKE FOREST COUNCILMAN CHARGED WITH…

Fine Levied in 2012 Irvine Election Dark Money Case

Jon Fleischman

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that a $14,000 fine has been levied against a Pennsylvania donor and a Virginia non-profit for disguising contributions in the dark money donation that helped topple the Democratic majority in the 2012 City of Irvine Elections.  It’s a wholly-inadequate fine and proves elections can be purchased for the right buyer.…