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Chema and Newgent Fail Domain Name Test in Irvine

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Republicans Dale Cheema, who is a candidate for Irvine City Council, and Mark Newgent a candidate for the Irvine Unified School bard, have both failed a basic test of running for office in the Internet age — both did not protect their own names from being hijacked by political operatives. If you go to www.dalecheema.com or www.marknewgent.com, you will discover…

Starpointe Ventures hedges bets; $40K donation to OC GOP

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We reported in August that Starpointe Ventures in Irvine, a “consulting firm” in Irvine that in recent years seemed to benefit the Republicans in Irvine and OC, had contributed $50,000 to the state Democratic Party; we were curious with what they thought they’d be buying.  Now comes word that Starpointe has hedged their bets and…

Whites Only: “Parody” John Birch Society Fundraiser for OC GOP BoE Candidates Screams Racism

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Certain Republicans in Orange County have distinguished themselves for posting overtly racist “humor” ever since Barack Obama was elected president in 2008.  First Dean Grose posted an image of watermelons on the White House lawn and Marilyn Davenport’s shared on a Photoshopped portrait of chimps with the president’s face superimposed over the baby chimp.  And…

Lynn Schott Files for CD-46

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Irvine Mayor Pro Tem Lynn Schott has formally filed to run for Congress in CD-46.  The move was not altogether unexpected as she opened a committee months ago and has been accepting donations.  Her paperwork was field last week. When Schott’s name was first bandied about as a candidate, some Irvine Republicans told TheLiberalOC a…