Tag Archive for DeVore

The Divisive Politics of Irvine

I’ve been following Irvine politics for about 10 years now.  When my daughter’s soccer coach emailed me Chuck DeVore’s blogpost about my earlier Choi post here (and thanks for the hits Chuck, we appreciate it), I wanted to make a stronger statement that needs saying. The non-partisan City Council race in Irvine is frankly less about…

Shea’s Republican Support Ends at the Checkbook

I tooled over to Christina Shea’s “Shea for Mayor” website (which still has a reference to “Keep Irvine Great” isn’t that cool she’s still using the slogan of the opposition slate, but what’s a little plagiarism among friends, right?). I wanted to see who was endorsing her run for Mayor this time around.   Her…

Be Chuck DeVore’s Mouthpiece (with an update)

State Rep. Chuck DeVore is seeking a new press secretary.  Why? I have no idea because the man is his own best press secretary. Here’s the job description: The Press Secretary will be responsible for managing the day-to-day media outreach needs of the Assemblyman and for providing multimedia support to the Web operations. This is…

Paging our Sacramento Legislators….

I received this from Wendy Bokota, a legislative action leader in Irvine.  Consider this an open letter to our state assembly members and state senators in Orange County. I know you read this blog Chuck DeVore; please read this post. As a concerned citizen and child advocate, I ask that you Support the Legislative Conference…

Marriage Equality in CA – The first four days

As far as I can tell, and since I am able to write this post I am pretty sure I am correct, the world has not come to an end because same gender marriages are now legally recognized in the State of California. I am also pretty sure that the institution of marriage has not…

John Cusack’s McCain-Bush Challenge

Not long ago, I chastised State Rep. Chuck DeVore for his involvement in funding (partially?) an anti-Obama/anti-Clinton TV ad produced by smearmaster Floyd Brown. The ad, which ran in North Carolina before the primary there, used opinion pieces and cherry picked quotations for its claims, which, in comments, Chuck challenged me to dispute the facts.  And…