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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…

CA-46: I Wrote a Letter to the Long Beach Press-Telegram

In case you missed it, our almost-hometown paper, the Long Beach Press-Telegram, posted a lukewarm “endorsement” of both Dana Rohrabacher and Debbie Cook for Tuesday’s primary. While I appreciated the paper’s editorial board taking time to pay attention to the race in the 46th District, I was still disappointed in their giving excuses to “Crazy…

You’ve Now Been Warned…

So you can’t blame us if you get duped into going to a Young America’s Foundation event featuring none other than… Ann Coulter. Yes, that’s right. She’ll be at UCI tomorrow to reassure all the right-wing young’uns that they really are “smarter than those stupid lib’ruls”. ‘Cuz ya know, all of us lib’ruls really are…

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…

What Do YOU Think Should Be Done About the Education Budget?

“Budget cuts should not punish students and the future of this state,” Kaitlyn Spore, student representative to the district Board of Education and a Mission Viejo High senior, told the crowd. “It is our hope that we can send a strong message to the governor that education must be a priority.” Last night, some 4,000…

CA-42: Isn’t It Time We Get Represented for Once?

{Here’s a special article I did for one of those big national blogs… But do you mind if I give you all a sneak peek first? – Andrew } I don’t know how many of you have been following the many messes down here in Southern California when it comes to our CReepy Congresscritters, but…