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Bits and Pieces – July 9, 2010

An occasional compendium of news bits Potentially good news. The online edition of the Wall Street Journal is reporting that scientists have discovered three antibodies that neutralize 91% of HIV strains. Could a real and effective vaccine be on the way? Let’s hope this helps. Something’s rotten in the State of Arizona. So they passed…

New SAUSD Oriented Facebook Group

In response to recent OC Register articles regarding the failure of Santa Ana schools, two former SAUSD alumni have started a Facebook page aimed at gathering Facebook members who are either parents or alumni of SAUSD in order to organize and galvanize them to help bring change. The group is called Santa Ana “Education First” which was once the original motto of the City of Santa Ana.

Rachel Maddow on GOP Hypocrisy on Stimulus

It’s easy to trigger multiple comments on my Facebook page and my friends list; simply post something positive about President Obama and the Stimulus package or post something negative about TeaPartiers.  Then site back and watch the comments fly, especially from old high school chums from New York. MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow goes one better.  Documented…

Social Networking Raises Over $28K in 24 Hours

Gavin Newsom’s campaign proves value of social networking after Twitter announcement of his gubernatorial run results in more than $28,000 in Act Blue donations in one day. Newsom’s campaign launch also resulted in a spike of 18,000 new supporters on his facebook page. Today the Twitter campaign continued with an Earth Day greeting, link to…

Four Obama Inspired Lessons for California Democrats – Part Two

Last week I wrote that the Obama campaign should serve as a master class in winning elections for Democrats, but, unfortunately, not enough California Democrats are playing attention to the Obama campaign’s most important lessons. We’ve dealt with the first two lessons — (1) Blame Republicans and Present a Democratic Solution, and (2) Use the Internet. The remaining two Obama inspired lessons are (3) Expand the Electorate, and (4) Champion the Middle Class. Let’s tackle them now.

The Facebook Lobbying of Jose Solorio

Hat tip to Heather Pritchard over at The OC Progressive for writing about this first, but the story has taken on new life with intense lobbying of state representative Jose Solorio.  And its happening on Facebook.  Jose writes: Jose Solorio is reviewing budget that a Republican Gov., 2 Republican leaders & 2 Democrat leaders proposed: $15…

Four Obama Inspired Lessons for California Democrats

By Michael D. Fox/The Moving Target Contributing Writer The Obama campaign should serve as a master class in winning elections for Democrats.  Unfortunately, not enough California Democrats are playing attention to the Obama campaign’s most important lessons. As the effects of the state’s budget crisis and the nation’s economic meltdown hit more and more California…