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Senate Republicans Block Debate on Financial Reform Bill

Democrats failed to get the cloture vote, on Monday, which is necessary to proceed debate on a financial reform bill putting tougher restrictions on Wall Street. Based on the things they are opposing, it’s an easy sell to voters that Republicans are taking their orders from Wall Street.

Van Tran-Nobody, Including Reporters, Knows His Name

So we have these Tax Day/Tea Party protessts in Santa Ana yesterday. We have GOP speakers from all across the county lining up to speak at these protests. Then we add to the mix a reporter for a relatively new online publication OCLNN.com covering the event. In his story, posted on Thursday afternoon he wrote the following…

The Republican War on Public Education

Our Public School System is under attack, not just in Florida or San Diego but in Orange County as well. There are experiments happening all over the US to test exactly what the best means would be to destroy our public schools and right now, the easiest seems to be from the inside out.

Jordan Brandman Fundraiser a Big Success

Yesterday I attended Bi-Partisan Schmooze Fest 2010 Also known as the kickoff for Jordan Brandman’s re-election campaign to the Anaheim Union High School District Board of Trustees. From the moment I pulled into the parking lot, it was clear what a diverse crowd it was going to be, as I saw Democratic RSCCD Trustee and my good friend John Hanna walking up and Republican Orange Mayor Caroline Cavecche also arriving. To even give more of a visual at what a diverse crowd it was, GLBT activist Jeff LeTrourneau and Red County aficionado Matt Cunningham were in attendance as well.

Recycling Tan Nguyen

Tan Nguyen is back, and so are his old signs. So it seems Tan Nguyen is a fan of recycling. Kind of odd, for a Republican. I wonder if he believes Global Climate Change is real.