Tag Archive for Twitter

Never Mind the Tweets, Look at Devastation of EPA Under Trump

President Donald Trump’s vicious tweets attacking CNN and the MSNBC “Morning Joe” hosts are just a big distraction to efforts made by his administration and the Republicans in Congress to roll back years of positive legislation on a number of fronts — from banking protections and regulations to healthcare to the environment. Sunday’s New York…

Trump can Text you directly on Jan 20

Big brother is indeed watching you and President-elect Donald Trump will have the ability to send a text message than cannot be blocked to every American’s cell phone beginning January 20. CNET has the story. President-elect Donald Trump will have access to a system that can send unblockable texts to every phone in the US…

Mud Starts to Fly in CD-46

Now that February has begun and the DPOC pre-convention caucus meeting is over, the first official mudball in the race to replace Loretta Sanchez in Congress has been thrown.  But first the caucus results:  Lou Correa edged Joe Dunn 17-15 with 9 no endorsement votes and not a single endorsement cast for Bao Nguyen, who was…

Irvine Republicans Bitch about Veterans

Sometimes, it’s not hard to come up with topics to write about and this is an easy case.  Irvine City Commissioner Allan Bartlett has moved from McCarthyism to anti-Veteranism in two weeks time with this tweet after last night’s city council meeting. Allan Bartlett‏@allanbartlett 15h So the vets coming to demand a cemetery at the…

Hugh Hewitt is a Finalist for the Irvine School Board

The Cowardly Lion himself is a finalist for the Irvine Unified School Board seat being vacated by Gavin Huntley-Fenner.  Radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt has made the final cut of about a dozen candidates and is being invited back for a final round of interviews by the Irvine School Board. How Hewitt will juggle…

No Denials and No Pala IEs as Tweets on a Train Story Goes Viral

The “Tweets on a Train” story featuring an overheard cell phone conversation of AD-69 candidate Michele Martinez by investigative journalist Bob Salladay has gone viral being picked by by the Sacramento Bee, a variety of technology/social media web sites, and even the Poynter Institute’s web site read by journalists all over the country.  It’s spawned…