Tag Archive for DeVore

The Willie Horton-ing of Barack Obama

Floyd Brown is the creator of the infamous Willie Horton ad than sunk the candidacy of Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis in 1988.  The ad portrayed Dukakis as soft on crime even though crime rates plunged in the late 80s as part of the Duke’s Massachusetts Miracle. Floyd Brown is at it again.  This time against…

Calling all Irvine Parents: Save Class Sizes in Grades 4-12

It’s a given, students do better when their class sizes are smaller.  IUSD is facing more than $12 million cuts (with no help from our state legislators I might add), and the Irvine City Council, through the actions of city councilor Sukhee Kang, have stepped up to help.  So instead of writing a check to DeVore in…

Chuck DeVore and Tom Harman Support Higher Taxes*

*If you are a part of a gay/lesbian couple…. And Heather Pritchard inspired this post ;)  Today is Tax Day, and if you just happen to be part of a Gay/Lesbian couple, you’re paying more taxes than your straight/married counterparts.  Why?  Gays and Lesbians cannot take advantage of the marriage deduction and routinely pay more in taxes…

DeVore’s Nanny-State Parking Bill Dies in Committee

Irvine Assemblyman Chuck DeVore, who claims to have coined and popularized the term “Nanny-State,” saw his proposal to issue temporary disblility plackards to pregnant women die in the Assembly Transportation Committee yesterday. DeVore failed to notice that pregnant women can receive disabled placards if their doctors diagnose major mobility problems. DeVore told the Sacramento Bee…

Chuck’s Running

State Rep. Chuck DeVore has thrown his hate into the ring for the 70th assembly district. He made the announcement at the CRP meeting, er SNAFU, this week. Chuck was the group’s legislator of the year on a record of Hemp reform and an withdrawn proposal to build more Nukes (what are the standards for…

Frederick of Hollywood Out; Rush Limbaugh Not Sure He’ll Support the Republican Nominee

Former Senator Fred Thompson did the sensible thing and pulled out of the race for the GOP presidential nomination.  This after many voters concluded that Rep. Dennis Kucinich’s wife scored higher in likeability than Thompson’s wife.  The news gives me a chance to post photos of both women and their candidate husbands.  No word on if…