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Is Chris Thompson Fullerton’s Batman?

The Fullerton Stories website has an interesting piece about how Fullerton School Board member and Recall Committee Chairman Chris Thompson has become Fullerton’s own version of “Batman.” The school board member reportedly took it upon himself to investigate a parking lot of a local school where during the summer months, youths gather.

Observations from Primary Night

Primary night has come and gone.  And there’s a number of things the results of yesterday’s election reveal.  In no particular order, and noting that some results still can change, these observations: In Wisconsin, voters returned control of the State Senate back to Democrats making Governor Scott Walker’s job harder not easier.  If Democrats in…

“Non-Partisan” Fullerton Recall Becomes Partisan

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A hat tip to Matt Rowe, Fullerton’s independent candidate for city council if the recall election is successful next week.  If you read the Friends for Fullerton’s Future posts and comments, a significant narrative is all about how the recall IS NOT PARTISAN.  It’s all about Justice for Kelly Thomas and Police Brutality.  Except “Justice for…

Shawn Nelson: Does He or Doesn’t He on Endorsements

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Shortly after the signatures for the Fullerton Recall of Dick Jones, Don Bankhead and Pat McKinley was approved, we contacted Supervisor Shawn Nelson’s office (on Valentine’s Day to be exact).  We received a nice email from Nelson’s director of communications, Audra Adams, who promised to get back to us right away.  Then nothing for weeks.  I left…

The Bushala-zation of Fullerton has Begun

There’s been considerable speculation that the recall of three conservative members of the Fullerton City Council led by Friends for Fullerton’s Future blogger Tony Bushala is less about the mishandling of the Kelly Thomas case and more about replacing city council members with Bushala cronies who will do his bidding.  It’s no longer “speculation” but rather…

The FFFF’s Finest Hour

It’s no secret there is little love between this blog and the Friends for Fullerton’s Future blog, but we tip our hat to Tony Bushala, Travis Kiger and Chris Thompson for their coverage of the Kelly Thomas case.  The July 5th incident got little initial coverage and, frankly, wasn’t a political story until days of…