Tag Archive for John Campbell

Irvine IS in the party business after all

IKCF-Choi

When Irvine mayor Steve Choi sat down with the Orange Counter Register seeking their endorsement in the last election, he posted an interesting question: “What business are we in? Building the park or entertainment events?” He is referring to current uses of the park space.  Well, we’re happy to report we’ve reviewed the records and…

Irvine Republicans Up to Old Tricks Again

The expression is those who fail to learn from the past are destined to repeat it, and in the case of the current crop of Republican candidates for Mayor and City Council, it’s not so much a failure to learn from the past but a denial that the past ever happened to begin with. Case…

Kang leads list of Asian Americans seeking Congressional Seats

With the Republican/Tea Party Congress holding a 10 percent approval rating, Democrats have a new opportunity to take back the House and Irvine mayor Sukhee Kang leads an impressive list of Asian American candidates seeking higher office in Congress.  This profile in Monday’s LA Times has the details. Asian Americans now make up 14 percent…

Prosperity vs Austerity

When Bill Clinton was president and the economy was booming, the frequent refrain was “a rising tide lifts all boats.”  Government was paying down the debt accrued by the Reagan-Bush (I) years and we had a strong economy with budget surpluses.  Life was good.  When George W. Bush became president, it was tax cuts all…

Kang Officially Opens Congressional Campaign Office

Congressional Candidate Sukhee Kang is announcing the opening of a Congressional campaign office in Irvine, California. The office will help volunteers organize in advance of the June 5th primary election, where Sukhee Kang will be one of three candidates running for two positions on the general election ballot.