Tag Archive for Rights

Challenging Weekend in Irvine over Vets Cemetery Referendum

Signature gatherers for Ed Pope’s referendum on the location of the Orange County Veteran’s Cemetery got ugly this weekend; harassment, assaults, lies and intimidation were in abundance.  A campaign to block and harass possible signers of a referendum — all Irvine voters and taxpayers — is being led by a sitting Irvine council member for…

The Women’s March – Sleeping Giant Awoken!

(Editor’s note; this column is courtesy of my friend Diane Bucka from Irvine regarding next steps after the successful women’s march.  Enjoy.) Last weekend’s  Women’s March – here in Santa Ana and Laguna Beach and around the world – was a vivid display of the fervency of millions propelled into action by the horrific verbiage and proposed…

“Evenly Split” Crowd Greets Obama in Newport Beach

      Update: Media reports suggest Obama raised $1.4 million in Orange County today.  The event amount of Obama supporters to Obama protestors is a victory for OC Democrats. Hat tip to OC Weekly for this story about the “evenly split” crowd of 500 protesting the President’s visit to Newport Beach this morning and…