Tag Archive for John Campbell

Update on Krom’s Fundraising

The Krom campaign sent us the attached news item on her fundraising.  She’s doing better than any other Democratic candidate in CD-48 and is gaining traction with conservative voters in Newport Beach who want congressional help to dredge Newport Harbor.  But we’d like to give a shout out to Rick Reiff for suggesting a TV…

May 16 Fundraiser for Rep. Loretta Sanchez in Irvine

Let’s honor the best member of the Orange County congressional delegrate that actually brings federal money to CD-48 when our own Congressman won’t.  Rep. Loretta Sanchez will be honored at a May 16 fundraiser in Irvine and I’m on the host committee welcoming the Congresswoman to the City John Campbell forgot.  There’s a decided high…

Fools Day Freak Outs

Some people just cannot tell, even with a “badly Photoshopped” picture of Chuck Devore getting punished, that our post on the Young Eagles was an April Fool’s prank. Although it did have a good mix of accurate and speculative information, there were some very obviously absurd points that were simply parody. The post was kind of meant as a “Where’s Waldo” for the GOP. Find what is not true and win a “booby” prize.

Other Famous Campbell’s Our Congressman is Not

I have been meaning to get to this post for weeks (life intrudes sometimes), but Rep. John Campbell (R-No Earmarks Ever for Orange County) put out an email last month where he felt the need to clarify who he was to his own email list. And with a Hat Tip to OC Weekly, the Congressman…

Rep. John Murtha Dies

The complete story is here, but longtime Pennsylvania congressman John Murtha has died.  He was the first pro-military Democrat to come out against the Iraq War and his efforts helped fuel the anti-war effort as it caught fire.  He was 77. Murtha died from complications following gall bladder surgery.  From the story: Murtha died at…