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Hillary’s in Town

Hillary Clinton in OC in 2005

It’s her last fundraiser in Orange County before the election, and you can go.  The event is in Laguna Beach today and the details are here. The event is hosted by former DPOC chair Frank Barbaro and former DPOC executive directors Mike Levin and Melahat Rafiei. HRC events are typically informal and offer opportunities for…

AD-68 Rumors Fly

DUIDebbie

If you believe anonymous emailers who do an extraordinary good job of hiding their identities, lots of bombs will be dropped this week in AD-68.  So with this all in mind, here’s a summary of what’s out there in the wild yet to be verified. The video of Deborah Pauly’s DUI arrest from last year…

The Cancer in the DPOC – Stage 2

Greg Diamond with his mouth open

It’s not often you get to read the political equivalent of a suicide note, but I was astonished to read this comment from serial Democratic candidate and OJ blogger Greg Diamond in a post on the Orange Juice blog from last week.  The comment was left on July 31, and my business trip really didn’t…

The Happy Puppet(s)

fingerpuppets

Later this afternoon (schedule permitting), I will be swinging by The Eli Home in Anaheim to drop off a check and a couple of unwrapped gifts for kids…in this case, delightful finger puppets for kids 3 to 99 years old.  The check is from me for the good work the Eli Home does and the finger…

Barbaro to Step Down at DPOC

Hat tip to Marty Wisckol at the OC Register for this story about DPOC Chairman Frank Barbaro’s decision to retire from his party position. Barbaro is leaving the party in better condition than he found it with vote registration up and more elected Democrats in office than when he took over.  Barbaro has grown weary…