Category Archives: Politics

Funds for Orange County Congressional Candidates

Funds for Local and Another CA Congressional District The funding reports are totals of the 2018 race from 2017-18, filed for the third quarter on 9/30/2018.  They are only for the final two candidates.  The data are taken from opensecrets.org, … Continue reading

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New Trump -ocracies, Part 2

New Trump -ocracies, Part 2 We have more -ocratic forms of Trump’s ruling methods, that would make the previous part 1 too long, so we include them here.  Other than my level classification of  “you can’t make this stuff up” … Continue reading

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Trump’s New -ocracies of Government

Trump’s New -ocracies of Government Students and Professors of Government have to start adding new types of government, or -ocracies, to the time honored ones in order to properly discuss the many ones that have been instituted by Trump.  Since … Continue reading

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October 7th is California Early Voting: The Orange County Polls.

October 7th for California Early Voting:  The Orange County Races There are several Republican House positions that are definitely in play in California, and early voting here starts October 7th.  One local race is California 48th, where for the third … Continue reading

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Midterm Finance Report for Sept. 30, 2018

Midterm Finance Report for Sept. 30, 2018 2018 Election Financing Data are from opensecrets.org, as of the 9/30/18 quarterly reporting. Individual Contributions We start with the major contributors, who give through PACs, Corporations, and Individuals.  We report the sum of their … Continue reading

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Jon Lovitz, Trump, Kavanaugh, and Harvard

Jon Lovitz, Trump, Kavanaugh, and Harvard We are going to see Jon Lovitz on Saturday evening at UC Irvine at the Barclay Theater.  Few people know that he once was listed as UCI’s most popular alumnus.  He perfected the part … Continue reading

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Committee Chair Chuck Grassley Steals the Judiciary Committee Recommendation

Committee Chair Chuck Grassley Steals the Judiciary Committee Recommendation It’s unbelievable!  The “two hour rule” has just sent an accused child attempted rapist to the Supreme Court, or at least to the Senate. Jeff Flake on the Judiciary Committee moved … Continue reading

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Messages Trump and Republicans Are Sending to Teenagers

Messages Trump and Republicans Are Sending to Teenagers To Boys: If you are even 17, you are not responsible for your actions, and can break any laws you want, and kidnap and assault anybody that you want. This isn’t true … Continue reading

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Kavanaugh’s Rush to Confirmation, Despite Serous Allegations

Kavanaugh’s Alleged Crimes are Very Serious This situation is unbelievably absurd. That is why I think I must write about it. A seventeen year old is alleged to have committed several felonies, which would have had him charged as an … Continue reading

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Notes on the Global Climate Action Summit, Day 2

Notes on the Global Climate Action Summit, Day 2 The YouTube video is at https://youtu.be/en9cDvXWPtw This is a long set of notes, but the video is seven hours long. High-Level Thematic Dialogues The Ocean-Climate Challenge Julie Packard, Executive Director of … Continue reading

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