Tag Archive for John Campbell

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…

Is $17 Billion a Lot of Money? More GOP Doublespeak

  The late Senator Everett Dirksen once said wryly about spending public money, “A billion here, a billion there, sooner or later it adds up to real money.” Red County’s Matt Cunningham is positively shameless when it comes to being critical of anything President Obama does that might be viewed as a positive for the…

Foreclosure King Rules Orange County Republican Party

With Orange County’s real estate and mortgage industry-driven economy in shambles and local home foreclosures on the rise, you might think that our Republican politicians would want to distance themselves from those who are profiting from the misery of Orange County voters who have lost or are about to lose their homes. Not so. The…

Taxation without Representation in CD-48

I recieved this in an email from Irvine Councilwoman and candidate for Congress Beth Krom. Dear Dan, Today, hundreds of thousands of hard-working people in the 48th Congressional District are filing their tax returns, sending hundreds of millions of dollars to fill the federal coffers in Washington. While everyone hates paying taxes, the fact is…

Did you get a Robocall for Rep. John Campbell this week?

My email box and cell voice mail are overflowing with reports that voters in the CD-48 got robo calls for Rep. John Campbell (R-Shady Canyon).  Wasn’t he just re-elected? The calls featured a women’s voice (nobody seems to remember the organization responsible for the calls), but she seems to represent a conservative Republican organization telling residents…