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SJC’s Reeve Displays More Bad Judgment

Derek Reeve, San Juan Capistrano City Council

Conservative San Juan Capistrano council member Derek Reeve has already gotten himself into hot water for naming one of his dogs Mohammed, which Muslims find offensive, and gotten himself removed from the faculty at Concordia University due to several instances of alleged plagiarism for lifting whole passages of conservative text without attribution for a series of blog…

Concordia University drops SJC Councilman Reeve as Instructor

Irvine’s Concordia University has parted ways with conservative councilmember Derek Reeve, a part-time instructor at the University, after Patch.com reported Reeve’s blog posts featured whole passages lifted from other publications.  SJC Patch has the full story here. Reeve, who’s been in a bit of hot water for advocating that San Juan Capsitrano residents be able to…

Is SJC Councilman a Plagiarist?

San Juan Capistrano’s conservative councilman Derek Reeve, a “pinhead” for naming one of his dogs “Mohammad” according to Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly, may be a plagiarist.  HT to the SJC Patch for this story, which compares and constrasts Reeve’s conservative writings with passages lifted nearly verbatum from other publications. Reeve told Patch.com that he may…

Orange County’s LGBT Community Plans Demonstration at Ex-Gay Conference in Irvine

When Exodus International comes to Irvine next week, Orange County’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community will be ready. They are planning a demonstration for Saturday, June 26th, from 4 to 6 PM at the intersection of Ridgeline Drive and University Drive in Irvine. “Ex-gay therapy is ineffective at best and can be dangerous at its worst. So when we heard that Exodus would be coming to town, we knew we had to do something,” said Alex Gorman, a Laguna Hills resident and team leader with Team Courage OC, a local progressive activist group.