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Will new UCI Professor John Campbell use “Atlas Shrugged” as a textbook?

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The University of California-Irvine (UCI) today announced that former Congressman John Campbell (R-Irvine) has been named visiting professor in UCI’s school of social science.  And yes, I laughed too because my first question is “will John Campbell teach courses in running for office without actually campaigning” or “Being named ‘Legislator of the Year’ by the…

Moorlach calls Mexican Envoy “Hot”

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Remember the flap by Republicans when President Obama referenced the attractiveness of California Attorney General Kamala Harris?  We’re hearing peeps from Republicans after State Senator John Moorlach called the new envoy from Mexico, Alejandra Garcia Williams, “hot.” From the Sacramento Bee: The California Senate this week welcomed Sacramento’s newly-appointed Mexican Consul General Alejandra Garcia Williams with praise for…

Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Comes to OC June 18

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Former Secretary of State and US Senator officially launched her candidacy for President in New York City this weekend to huge crowds and less than a week later, she’s bringing her campaign to Orange County. Irvine Council member Beth Krom offered this letter about the June 18 event in Newport Beach. I know that, like…

The Silver Lining Behind Moorlach’s State Senate Win

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Former County Supervisor John Moorlach, outspent and outgunned, pulled off an upset victor over State Assemblyman Don Wagner in Tuesday’s special election for SD-37.  In an ideal world, Democrat Louise Stewardson would have mustered enough write in votes to win but she still managed a respectable amount to Naz Namazi who was on the ballot. …