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Gingrich: America Lost Its First Cyberwar. He’s Wrong

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Former Republican House speaker and failed GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has weighed in on Sony Pictures decision to pull the comedy “The Interview” from theaters on Christmas in the wake of a massive cyberattack against Sony.  Newt says America has lost its first cyberwar.  And he’s completely wrong. In a Tweet, Gingrich wrote: Newt…

Fitzgerald Tells His Side of the Story; Offers a Preview of His Next Anaheim City Council Comments

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We contacted Anaheim gadfly William Denis Fitzgerald the day after he was arrested on misdemeanor assault and battery charges at the last Anaheim City Council meeting after making salacious remarks during public comments.  He finally responded last night with his side of the story, and we reprint it below (any edits are due to formatting…

Great Park Auditors Seek Another Quarter Million at This Afternoon’s Irvine Council meeting

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The Forensic Audit of the Great Park was designed to do one thing — generated negative headlines and mailers to help Republicans in the 2014 election.  And those mailers were duly produced and paid for by developers intent on keeping the council majority Republican.  Most experts agree, the audit should have taken no more than…

Westminster School District is First in State to Offer Vietnamese/English Dual Immersion Program

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Hot off the press from Jamison Power, a Westminster School Board member, about news of his district’s new Vietnamese/English Immersion program which is the first of its kind in California. WESTMINSTER SCHOOL DISTRICT TO OFFICIALLY BECOME FIRST SCHOOL DISTRICT IN CALIFORNIA WITH A VIETNAMESE/ENGLISH DUAL IMMERSION PROGRAM ANNOUNCMENT DETAILS: When:         Thursday, December 11, 2014 at…

Should Obama Pardon Bush/Cheney for War Crimes?

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I posed this question on Facebook last week and my feed exploded, so why not here?  Shortly before President Bush was to step down from office in late 2008 early 2009, there was a subtle campaign by conservatives to have Bush pardon certain government officials for war crimes related to Enhanced Interrogation Techniques, or something…