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Correa for Congress in CD-46

Loretta Sanchez and Lou Correa at OCYD Clinton Awards

  Greg Diamond has a lengthy post on the Orange Juice Blog last week effectively endorsing Joe Dunn for Congress in CD-46. Democrats in Orange County are fortunate to have three strong candidates to replace Loretta Sanchez in the district that includes Anaheim, Orange and Santa Ana.  Any one of the Democrats running is a…

#HillaryOrBust

Hillary Clinton in OC in 2005

If you’re so inclined to play PowerBall or any of the big money California Lottery games (and who doesn’t from time to time), there’s an old saying — “A Lottery is a Tax on people who are bad at math.”  Your likelihood of winning the Grand Prize in any big money lottery is significantly less…

Gang War Declared in Irvine; Chen Threatens Council with Recall

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Irvine mayoral candidate Gang Chen, still upset about the Irvine City Council’s refusal to vote for the Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial landswap that would enrich FivePoint by hundreds of millions of dollars, has written every member of the Irvine City Council — except Christina Shea — threatening to recall the four who didn’t back Shea’s…

Financial Disclosures for CD-46 Come In; Some Surprises

Sen. Lou Correa at Capitol Press Conference (File Photo)

  Just like the DPOC pre-convention endorsement meeting on Saturday, fundraising for candidates in CD-46 narrowly went for former State Senator Lou Correa over former State Senator Joe Dunn, with Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen bringing up the rear.  Quarter over quarter results show Correa gaining strength over Dunn while Nguyen’s fundraising was about half…

LeTourneau’s Voice of OC Column isn’t Honest

Jeff Letourneau and Henry Vandermeir in 2012

An Update:  Letourneau’s petition of 14 signatures was not blocked by the chair and passed without opposition.  Henry Vandermeir completely debunked charges made by Letourneau in the VOC column.  The meeting had 60 people attend. ******* OC Democratic and LGBTQ activist Jeff LeTourneau has penned a column in Monday’s Voice of OC calling on Democrats…

The Bao Nguyen for Congress Team Costs Me a New Stamp

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In September, Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen called my business line and asked me for a contribution to his congressional campaign.  I have a general rule not to make contributions to those I can’t personally vote for, but there are exceptions, and only one regret (I wrote a check to Paul Lucas once long before…