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DARRELL ISSA:  Elijah, I've just had about enough of your whining.
ELIJAH CUMMINGS:  Mr. Chairman, seek the WHOLE truth and nothing but the truth in our investigations of the IRS.
Boy, with the government shutdown and the stress (over nothing) we've seen Darrell Issa go through just before and after the shutdown, you'd think he would at least want to cool it.

But sadly, Issa is still completely unable to do any investigation without being partisan.  It most definitely isn't in his DNA.

Here Elijah Cummings and Darrell Issa have a testy exchange over Issa's decision to tell acting IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel he wasn't welcome to this past Wednesday's hearing on the IRS responsibility in handling the implementation of the Affordable Healthcare Act.

Gee, I wonder why Issa didn't want Werfel to appear aside Sarah Hall Ingram, Director of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Office at the IRS as she was giving her testimony.

However, while Issa may have his supporters (he's got over 100,000 followers on his Twitter account), thanks to the CA Republican Party and GOP in the Golden State being as popular as dog doo-doo, Issa's CA-49 Congressional District is now more situated in San Diego County than before and given SD County voter registration numbers show a competitive voter registration fight over Democrats vs. Republicans, now may be a time to start doing voter registration drives in CA-49 to turn the district into purple, whether by 2014, 2016 or 2018.

Here's the voter registration as of February 2013 by the actual CA-49 Congressional District, which combines parts of San Diego and Orange County.  Note the number of Decline-to-State/Independents:

Orange County:  
Democrats:  22,239
Republicans:  44,833
Decline-to-State/Independent:  19,077

San Diego County:
Democrats:  84,282
Republicans:  107,221
Decline-to-State/Independent:  70,938


Democrats:  106,521
Republicans:  152,054
Decline-to-State/Independent:  90,015

Now if you live in or near CA-49 and want a reason to start voter registration drives or take part in them, note that San Diego County Democratic Party has a calendar that keeps track of all activity going on, whether local Democratic club meetings or voter registration drive events:

Darrell Issa has a Democratic challenger in 2014, at least one so far.  His name is Dave Peiser and here is his contact information:

Dave Peiser for Congress:





Phone:  (760) 405-1257

The website still needs more updating and we still need to know where Peiser stands so if you desire to have another candidate, start contacting the CA State Democratic Party and the San Diego County Democratic Party to see about getting additional candidates to run in the primary against Darrell Issa.
California Democratic Party
Address:  1401 21st Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95811
Phone:  (916) 442-5707
Fax:  (916) 442-5715
San Diego County Democratic Party Website:
Address:  8340 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, Suite 10 San Diego, CA 92111
Phone:  (858) 277-3367
Fax:    (858) 571-0275
Contact Form:
Might as well harass the DCCC:
Address:  430 S. Capitol St. SE
Washington, DC 20003
Phone:  (202) 863-1500
Contact Form:

Originally posted to pipsorcle on Fri Oct 11, 2013 at 02:11 PM PDT.

Also republished by Maryland Kos and California politics.


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