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Luncheon in Honor of Congressman Mike Levin

May 8, 2019

Dear Fellow Foundation Members,             On 04/26/19 Congressman  Mike Levin was our keynote speaker.  Mike is a close friend of the Foundation; and, he now represents Orange County and San Diego County in the U.S. House of Representatives!  As Mike address the luncheon, we saw and heard a brilliant mind give thoughtful, intelligent, and…

Mueller Report

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May 2, 2019

Press THE READ MORE BUTTON below, for the links to the Mueller Report: 1.  Message from Foundation Chair Jacobson; 2.  Introduction to Volume I 3.  Executive Summary to Volume I 4.  Introduction to Volume II Executive Summary to Volume II     5.  Volume I Complete 6.  Volume II Complete (+…

March Luncheon in honor of Assemblywoman Petrie-Norris

March 29, 2019

Dear Foundation members and friends of the Foundation,             On 03/22/19, we held a luncheon honoring newly elected Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris.  Our Vice-Chair Michael Penn was the gracious host of the lunch.  I was there; and I saw a brilliant woman, progressive, and pragmatic woman who won in a majority-Republican…

What the Barr letter REALLY says

March 25, 2019

Dear Foundation Members and Friends of the Foundation,             What is being said is not true:            I awoke this morning to a barrage of television reporters, headlines, and Donald Trump saying that Attorney General Barr’s letter to Congress’ Judiciary Committees says that Robert Mueller’s report concluded that there was…

Luncheon in Honor of Senator Umberg

March 1, 2019

A Message from the Chair – Dear Foundation Members and friends of the Foundation, Last week on 02/22/19, the Foundation held a luncheon honoring Senator Tom Umberg.  The Foundation and Orange County is extremely proud of Tom; and, of his accomplishments as a Colonel in the Army, Assemblymember, Deputy Drug…

Trump’s Declaration of a National Emergency

February 18, 2019

Dear Foundation Members, Friends of the Foundation, and other Citizens, “In forensics there is what has become known as ‘Godwin’s Law.’ Broadly speaking, Godwin’s Law is that the first side in an argument to compare the other side to Hitler or the Nazis loses.”* But, the existence of Godwin’s law…

Trump, & The Difference Between Power And Right

June 4, 2018

Dear Friends,               The difference between (a) power, and (b) right:               Donald Trump and his defenders have failed to discuss an important legal issue – the difference between “power” and “right”.  Please allow me to fill that discussion void.               By failing to discuss the difference…

Unity

August 2, 2017

Dear Democrats and Friends of Democrats,               In 2006 Phil Angelides and Steve Westly ran against each other in the Democratic Gubernatorial primary.  That same year Famed Actor and Civic Activist Warren Beatty gave a speech warning Phil and Steve against “going negative”, against each other.  Mr. Beatty explained…

Trump’s Unconstitutional Muslim Ban

February 1, 2017

From the desk of Dan Jacobson, Chair Trump’s Unconstitutional Muslim Ban Our Constitution’s 1st Amendment is clear that the government cannot take any action that discriminates against anyone (citizen or non-citizen) on the basis of that individual’s religious faith. Thus Donald Trump’s Muslim ban is unconstitutional. The White House might…

While Trump backers, critics differ on his cabinet picks, few surprised they’re unorthodox

December 22, 2016

Dear Members and Friends of the Foundation,   Please see the following article from the Orange County Register. Foundation Chairman Dan Jacobson comments on recent cabinet picks.  While Trump backers, critics differ on his cabinet picks, few surprised they’re unorthodox