Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Two Donalds

     Angered by the election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States, about 300 UC Irvine students marched across campus in protest shortly afterward.
     It was one of several protests around California late Tuesday and into Wednesday....
Across the World, Shock and
 Uncertainty at Trump’s Victory (NYT)
     His triumph holds the potential for overturning the world order. Criticisms of trade, immigration and international engagement were central to his candidacy. Mr. Trump has professed admiration for President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, called climate change a Chinese hoax, criticized the American-led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and demanded that the nation’s allies foot more of the bill for their defense. (Follow our Politics briefing for the latest from the election.)
Wagner leads [wins] in Irvine mayoral race (OC Reg)
     [Don] Wagner, the assemblyman representing the 68th District, has lived in Irvine since 1991. He was elected in 1998 to the South Orange County Community College District board. In 2010, he won a seat in the Assembly, beating Choi in the Republican primary….
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     While Irvine enjoys its reputation as one of the safest cities and best places to live, the master planned community is facing its share of growth pains as one of the fastest growing cities in California. Residents are increasingly frustrated with traffic congestion and overcrowded schools.
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     In the City Council race to fill two seats, incumbent Christina Shea and Community Services Commissioner Melissa Fox were atop the 11 candidates Tuesday night. [See final vote below.] 

In Whittier last night (OC Weekly)

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

RE: UCI student protest. Aahh, nothing like hooliganism under the veil of a public demonstration. Staying out a bit late, no? Didn't these "children" on financial aid have liberal arts classes to get to first thing in the morning?

Roy Bauer said...

unclever troll in love with the sound of his own voice

Anonymous said...

Wisecracker with few hobbies outside of his blog and taking photos of all things SOCCCD.

Anonymous said...

How is this good for Democracy?

Anonymous said...

It's not and it's all being orchestrated by the radical alt-left.