Tag Archive for Republican mistakes

Obama’s Weekly Address: Necessary Reform, Absurd Attacks

WASHINGTON – In his weekly address, President Barack Obama called health insurance reform critical to our nation’s long-term economic strength and dispelled the outlandish rumors being promoted by those who are defending the status quo.  The President has called for reform which will protect people against unfair insurance practices; provide quality, affordable insurance to every…

QuachGate: Driving Into Power

Okay, the story of Andy Quach, member of the infamous “Gang of Seven” Viet politicos led by Van Tran, falling asleep at the wheel got me wondering. Is there more to this story than a simple case of Driving Under the Influence? I have heard that at some point Quach was paid by Assemblyman Tran to…

Gavello Discovers Tustin Investment Policies Were Politically Motivated.

In the YouTube below (h/t OCProgressive), Tustin Councilwoman Deborah Gavello asks questions regarding the city investment decision making process and discovers that the decision to withdraw Tustin investments from the County investment pool prior to the 2008 election was politically motivated. The boys on the Council (all Republican) just cannot stand it when they have…

Twittering Twits for John Campbell

One of our readers dropped me a note last night: Thought I’d bring this to your attention… As you know, Beth Krom lost her 22-year-old son after he fell off a cliff June 6. For a considerable portion of the fundraising period, she’s been mourning this loss, spending as much time/energy as she could muster…

Help Defeat the Mark Sanford of California

On Thursday evening the National Republicans held a fundraiser for Ken “Sanford” Calvert (CA 44) with the goal of raising $100k for him.  It’s part of their new Patriot Program which is supporting 10 Republican incumbents across the country they think will be vulnerable in 2010. They’re fundraising like crazy to try to hang on…

Why People Are Leaving the GOP in Droves

Arlen Specter left for strategic political reasons. Some folks have left to jump on the Obama bandwagon. Some are leaving because of the Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Palin debacles. But others are leaving out of pure shame. Today, North Carolina Congresswoman Virginia Foxx said, in a speech on the floor of the House, that the…