Tag Archive for John Campbell

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…

Will John Campbell revoke his support of James O’Keefe?

Back when James O’Keefe was the darling of the conservati, Rep. John Cambell (R-Irvine) was one of 31 Republican congressional representatives who signed on to a House Resolution praising the conservative activist for his “journalism” in a series of videos that took aim at ACORN.  House Resolution 809 is about “Honoring the fact-finding reporting done…

IOKIYAR (It’s OK if You’re a Republican): the John Campbell edition

Rep. John Campbell, the Congres-man from Irvine (yes editors, spelled deliberately that way because that’s the way Campbell’s people spell “Congress”) gives a new gift to us for the category of “It’s OK if You’re a Republican.”  First up, the Congres-man admonishes President Obama’s handling of the Christmas Day underwear bomber on Jon Fleischman’s FlashReport. …

Krom launches “Let’s Can Campbell” Food Drive

Irvine council member and candidate for Congress in CD-48 Beth Krom has launched a food drive to help the neediest families in Orange County’s 48th district. It’s a food drive with a message to “can” Rep. John Campbell.  So bring your canned goods and come and meet Beth, who promises to be a lot more…

Maybe Jerry (Amante) Can Host a Telethon for Tustin

One of my biggest complaints about conservative Republicans running for office in Orange County is that they seldom have a record that matches their rhetoric.  Rep. John Campbell decries government spending when proposed by President Obama but votes for the bailout of banks and the automobile industry when the ideas are proposed by the Bush…

Orange County Political Losers of 2009

For some reason Orange County is a magnet for political losers. In recognition of that unbearable truth, and the fact we’re almost done with 2009, here is my list of the OC Political Losers of 2009. Dean Grose — The Los Alamitos Mayor who found it funny to send an email picture of the White House rising over a watermelon patch.