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New DPOC piece for Umberg

Another piece for Umberg from the OC Dems. It’s an oversized piece, 9″ x 14″. I was a bit surprised to see Jose Solorio’s face on this mailer since Solorio hasn’t officially endorsed Umberg. [PDF version of this mailer]

Tom Umberg Fires Back at GOP and IE’s

Mark Leyes over at Red County/OCBlog has been keeping everyone up to date on most of the 1st District mail. He has posted this one today. 1st SD Mailbox: Umberg Fights Back I’m glad that Tom is finally countering the lies and distortions that have been sent out attacking him. I think, this mailing makes…

The Many Faces (and Places) of Trung Nguyen

Jubal over at Red County/OCBlog has this post that you’ve gotta see. It seems that Trung not only has many faces, but with the help of Photoshop, he can be anywhere he wants to be. Trung Nguyen Photoshopped Into Picture With Schwarzenegger Well, it seems that Trung has hidden, or removed, all of his photos…

You get what you vote for

I told you so. Last fall I wrote that voting for Andrew Nguyen, Mary Mangold, and Dave Bridgewaters in the Westminster School Board race was a bad idea for progressives. Even though all three were backed by the teacher’s union, I said they were “pawns of special interests.” [Link] I thought that the Our Children,…

Baugh Humbug

I have read that Scott Baugh has decided to resign from his post as the lobbyist for the Orange County Board of Supervisors.  Publicly Baugh has said that the choice was because of personal reasons, and the rumor I heard from a somewhat credible source was that Baugh found the board too difficult to deal…

UNITY! The other campaign fuel.

There has been a lot of buzz, and even a little bit of Republican grumbling about the speed at which the Democratic Party of Orange County and organized labor have managed to unify their efforts behind a single candidate, Tom Umberg, in the First District Board of Supervisor’s Special Election on February 6th. Filing for…

Enter the “Union Boss”

Peggy Lowe over at the OC Register posted this yesterday and I just have to follow up on it. DA’s DNA plan DOA? Or just on ice? Buzzette’s hearing some rumblings this afternoon about item No. 27 on the supes agenda for Tuesday, the first meeting in 2007. This is an $875,000 item DA Tony…