Entries by Eileen Padberg

Eileen Padberg, The Republican Party, And Its Relationship with Women

Why One Prominent Republican Finally Decided to Leave It It has been hard for Eileen Padberg as a long-standing Republican and a woman. Incessantly questioned by her female friends and co-workers over the years for her political activism, Eileen nevertheless held firm. A believer in individual rights and liberties, the Republican Party seemed the right […]


The Time Is Now to Choose Freedom Over Fear

Nov 14, 2018, Stu Spencer & Harry Schaffner — RealClear Politics The time is now, America.  We have had enough of the past few years to say we need to go in a new direction. Ronald Reagan spoke to all of us in saying that “it is morning in America.”  Now, it is twilight in America.  […]

The Challenges of Sheltering Homeless Women in Orange County

September 14, 2018 — Voice of OC Longtime Orange County GOP political consultant, Eilleen Padberg offers a hard look at life on the streets for homeless women living in Orange County as well as the challenges and costs of building permanent supportive housing for them. Padberg also talks about leading a $5 million capital campaign […]


A Civilian’s View of Life in Iraq

Sep 9, 2016 — Richard Nixson Foundation Strategic planning and corporate communications consulting expert Eileen Padberg visited the Nixon Library on September 8, 2016 for an evening lecture recounting her vivid experiences working with Iraqi women and living in a war zone. When Padberg had the opportunity to go to Iraq in June 2004, she […]


Battling for Name ID in Anaheim

Oct 22, 2010, Tracy Wood — Voice of OC The biggest challenge facing the super-sized field of 14 candidates running for two city council seats in Anaheim is simply making sure voters remember their name. Lawn signs are plastered everywhere by candidates who can afford them, and some even have the resources to send out […]


Advocate organizes women in Iraq

Oct 29, 2007, Lois Evezich — The Orange County Register Once in a while a person appears in the public eye with a background so unique that the story must be told. Eileen Padberg is such a person, a woman with a vision that leaps over our country’s boundaries and makes a difference in a country […]