Tag Archive for California GOP

Republican-Led Red-Baiting Lives on in Irvine

Allan Bartlett

  Twitter is a marvelous tool for some — 140 characters to demonstrate a complete lack of tolerance, demagoguery and good old-fashioned McCarthyism all directed by conservative Irvine city commissioners and senior officials in the Republican Party in the wake of last week’s city council meeting in which there was an effort to expand Irvine’s…

SD 33: Mimi Walters on Education- Public Schools Need Competition!

“It gives parents an alternative when the public school isn’t meeting their needs. In fact, I have introduced legislation on behalf of the charter school…and…legislation that’s been able to make them more competitive with the public schools and I’m very proud to say that the Charter Schools association has made me their legislator of the…

The Real Republicans of Orange County… And Why We Should Defeat Them

“Typically in Republican primaries and typically in Orange County, the candidates are going to be pretty close together philosophically, so it makes it more challenging to indicate differences between the candidates that can convince voters they should vote for you and not the other guy.” – Dick Ackerman, Soon-to-be-termed-out State Senate Minority Leader (R-Irvine) I…

Guess This Quote…

Really. I dare you to guess it… “It’s good theater… I can’t remember a local legislative race that went this negative, this early.” I bet you can’t guess the right answer before following the linky. Believe it or not, the Republicans are getting themselves into a big mess all over the county. Sometimes, we need…

Paul Lucas: Portrait of a Trojan Horse

Paul Lucas has been involved in Democratic Party politics for years. Whenever a democratic candidate or the party has needed help, he has been there. When there has been a labor strike, he has been there. So imagine the surprise when out of the blue, Paul pulled papers to run for Supervisor in the First…

Be a Part of the DAY OF ACTION!

Wow! Check this out! This just came from the Democratic Party of OC into my inbox, and it’s something you DEFINITELY don’t want to ignore!   Dear Andrew, The Governor is balancing the budget on the backs for working families! With education cuts of $4.4 billion to cutting funding for Medicare – students, seniors and…

No Big Tent for Log Cabin Republicans

I will say it again; I read the Flash Report so you don’t have to.  And what I read there over the past week or so troubles me.  There are a series of articles and posts about Republican candidates for office rejecting the endorsement of Log Cabin Republicans, a pro-Gay Rights GOP group seeking to…