Tag Archive for John Campbell

Hardball to John Campbell: “Appeasing the Nutcases in Your Party”

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXTaPeQ_T9E[/youtube]   It takes Chris Matthews two full minutes to get John Campbell to admit that Barack Obama is a “legitimate native-born American” while Matthews shows Campbell a copy of the birth certificate. “You are playing to the crazies,” said Matthews to Campbell.  And even then, Campbell tempers his remarks with the qualifier that Obama is…

Fact Checking John Campbell on Healthcare

Rep. John Campbell (R-Newport Beach), the congressman who won’t bring a dime home to CD-48 but voted for a $700 million bill to protect wild mustangs (must have thought it was Ford Mustangs), has a fact-challenged post on healthcare on the FlashReport where he parrots a debunked claim from batsh!t Minnesota congresswoman Michelle Bachman. Campbell’s…

Twittering Twits for John Campbell

One of our readers dropped me a note last night: Thought I’d bring this to your attention… As you know, Beth Krom lost her 22-year-old son after he fell off a cliff June 6. For a considerable portion of the fundraising period, she’s been mourning this loss, spending as much time/energy as she could muster…

Beth Krom Continues Her Congressional Campaign

We recieved the following release from Beth Krom’s Congressional Campaign. IRVINE, CA, June 18, 2009 — In response to inquiries regarding the impact of her son’s death on her Congressional race, Beth Krom has confirmed that she is fully committed to continuing her campaign to represent the 48th Congressional district. Beth and Solly remain grief-stricken…

Caught Doing Someting Right

It is generally understood in the political blogsphere that the liberal blogs will be supportive of liberal candidates, and likewise conservative blogs will be supportive of conservative candidates. So it is not really surprising that Matt Cunningham over at Red County supports incumbent Congressman John Campbell over his challenger Beth Krom. Today, I caught Matt doing…

Opinion First, Research Second for Red County Blogger and Possible Irvine Council Candidate

Jeff Lalloway, a new blogger for Red County, posted this rant recently.  Lalloway’s first Red County post is dedicated to attacking Larry Agran over the Great Park.  Agran has his share of critics, but Lalloway’s post is remarkably devoid of attribution. Or facts. PowderBlue Blogger Allan Bartlett identified Lalloway as a possible 2010 city council candidate. …

A GOP Primary for CD-48?

Trusted tipsters are emailing me that State Senator Mimi Walters is gauging interest in challenging for the Republican nomination for CD-48, Rep. John Campbell’s seat.  I ignored the first three emails, but when the eighth email (from different tipsters)came in this morning, I contacted the Senator’s office and got a firm denial.  “The rumor is…