Tag Archive for Tom Tait

Another Tait Campaign Disaster: Pettibone Withdraws from Anaheim Council race

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The Liberal OC has learned that Tom Tait’s hand-picked city council candidate Doug Pettibone has withdrawn his candidacy for the Anaheim City Council’s race stemming from domestic battery charges in the late 1990s.  Pettibone sent this email to the city clerk’s office earlier today, copying candidates for Anaheim office and his current wife on the…

A Moment of Truth: Tait Campaign Field Operative Resigns and Joins Galloway for Mayor Campaign

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TheLiberalOC has learned that Pastor Stephanie Stieler, who served as a field operations manager for Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait’s re-election effort, has resigned from the Tait team and has joined the campaign for Lorri Galloway for Mayor. Lorri Galloway sent us this statement this morning: “She (Pastor Stieler) has offered her total support, but most…

Is Nevada’s Tesla Plant Win a Lesson for California?

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In the first and only debate for Governor, Republican Neel Kashkari attempted to pound Governor Jerry Brown over the head with the loss of the Tesla Battery Plant, and the 6,500 jobs it would bring, to Nevada.  The charge was to highlight how tough it is for business to flourish in California.  In Sunday’s Daily…

Weekend of Happenings

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It’s after Labor Day and the fall campaigns are in full swing.  Here’s a snapshot of things to keep track of this weekend: Lorri Galloway’s on TV Tonight.  Sure, it’s Fox 11 and Brian Calle is one of the hosts, but the camera is going to love how Anaheim’s first woman mayor looks on TV. …

The Cancer in OC’s Democratic Party

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It’s become increasingly apparent that Orange Juice blogger Greg Diamond’s “advocacy” on political matters is hurting the Democratic Party in Orange County and our candidates more than helping it.  His combative style, bullying tactics with those he disagrees with, and demands for attention in OC’s news media are a distraction at worst and a detriment at best when…

DPOC announces candidate endorsements for Fall election

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On Monday, the Democratic Party of Orange County (DPOC) announced endorsements in various elections for this fall and not without some fireworks.  It takes 60 percent of the vote to earn an official party endorsement.  The two most interesting events were around a non-endorsement in the Santa Ana Mayor’s race and a “robust” discussion about…