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The Disrespecting Republicans and Obama’s OC Visit

President Barack Obama delivers the keynote speech during the UC Irvine 2014 commencement ceremony at Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Saturday.
MINDY SCHAUER, ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER

Irvine Council member Beth Krom likes to tell the story about when President George W. Bush visited the city when she was mayor.  While she probably opposed every single policy of that occupant of the White House, he was greeted by the mayor warmly and with great respect.  She also showed a class photo of…

OC COPS back Martinez for Assembly

Councilwoman Michele Martinez (Santa Ana)

Santa Ana council member Michele Martinez has picked up a significant endorsement in her race for AD-69 with the back of OC COPS, the Orange County Coalition of Police and Sheriffs.  Her announcement is below: OC Cops Back Michele Martinez for Assembly   Santa Ana, California –Michele Martinez’s Campaign for State Assembly announced the endorsement…

More Motel Hell for Norby

It was believed Assemblyman Chris Norby (R-Fullerton) had been cleared on charges that he improperly used campaign funds to pay for a motel stay while he was separated from wife #3 a few years back (he later repaid his campaign for the funds).  The LA Times is reporting that Norby isn’t quite in the clear…

DeVore’s Silence on Japan’s Nuclear Crisis Surprises

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtx1AEpKLvU[/youtube] While Chuck DeVore is no longer an elected official and his exploratory committee for the Third District’s supervisor’s seat demonstrates his eagerness to return to public sector life, he was the state’s biggest advocate for more nuclear energy throughout his six year assembly term and ill-fated run for the US Senate.  A quick scan…

Choi uses Stalin Poster to Raise Funds for Assembly Campaign

Irvine councilmember Steven Choi is now using his Pelosi-is-Stalin stunt to raise funds for his assembly race.  Choi is complaining that Democrats have attacked him for his right to free speech; no one is denying the wannabe Assemblyman his right to make a fool of himself.  But this isn’t the first time Choi’s “free speech”…