Monthly Archives: May 2006

Because it is Wednesday

Because it’s Wednesday, there is another Sheriff Carona scandal to blog about. Tonight, KOCE aired a clip of Carona answering questions from reporters about his campaign. One reporter asked about the Rizzolo pictures, and Carona pushed the camera and asked the reporter (in a scary voice) “are you going to ask me questions about the…

Racism & Bigotry Alive and Well in Westminster

At the Westminster School Board Special meting last night, the Board voted to rescind their unanimous vote of last week (May 23) to hire Dr. Kim Oanh Nguyen Lam as Superintendent. Here is the OC Register Article: http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/local/article_1162181.php Below is a note I received from one of the attendees: Friends, Tonight, we witnessed a character…

Reason number 459 to avoid voting for Orange County Republicans

This reason was brought to us by Frank Mickadeit over at the OC Register. In his column this morning, Mickadeit wrote about the latest chapter in the DeYoung v.s. Bates melodrama. I don’t think that this supervisors race could get more theatrical, but my fingers are crossed.

Vote Ralph Martin for OC Sheriff

This race for sheriff has been swallowed up with scandal and ties to the mob. And we can’t forget that “sore loser” do-over nonsense sponsored by the GOP OC. I’m going to be straight up and say that Carona has done a decent job as sheriff for seven years. The problem is that he’s shown…

Chris Prevatt’s Primary Endorsements

While LGBT issues are a major focus of my endorsement perspective, I also consider the support of candidates for issues affecting working families, reproductive freedom, and commitment to equality for all individuals regardless of gender, gender identity, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, and religious faith. I strive to consider the entire picture in my attempt to…

Memorial Day in Orange County

Tomorrow is the day to remember the U.S. men and women who have lost their lives serving our country. The Orange County Register published this list of the Orange County and Camp Pendelton troop killed in Iraq and Afghanistan since September 11, 2001. To see photos of the fallen, and to find links to stories…

Who Supports Lou Correa?

Campaign finance reports filed on Thursday May 25th show that Tom Umberg is the clear leader in direct campaign fundraising. To date, Assemblyman Umberg has raised more than $506,000 in support of his Senate campaign. In contrast, Supervisor Lou Correa has raised only $214,000, less than 43% of the support received by Assemblyman Umberg. Instead…