Monthly Archives: December 2006

Life is precious?

Just a few hours ago the United States—acting as puppet-master—killed Saddam Hussein, and in no time, we’ll be watching the YouTube video of it. There will likely be a parody version conjured up in a dorm room in some mid-western state college somewhere that will make the rounds as well. And the entire thing makes…

President Bush: a Conflicted Poll

This just out, courtesty of AP and AOL News: U.S. President Ranks as Top Villain and Top Hero of 2006 DULLES, Va.–A new poll from The Associated Press and AOL News has discovered that Americans are torn in terms of their perception of President George W. Bush and his performance in 2006. When asked to name…

Short-term housing needed

The Democratic Party of Orange County is looking for some generous people to share their homes with precinct walkers and other activists that will be coming to O.C. to assist with the 1st District Supervisor’s race. If you are in a position to help the party out, contact Edgardo Reynoso at edgardo@ocdemocrats.org or call 714.835.5158.…

No More Jubals

Readers of this site and OCBlog.net know I like to spar with Matt Cunnigham, aka Jubal.  We have a great deal in common but disagree on most everything politically. I must admit that since his identity is one of the worst kept secrets in OC, that I winch everytime I catch a reference to it…

Mission Statements

Caught an advertisement for GenerationNext in the debut issue of Red County.  When I read the copy, I had to run it through Bullfighter, a terrific software application that analyzes text to cut through buzzwords and bull to see if what you wrote is clear and easily comprehended by the reader. GenerationNext’s Mission Statement gets…

Democratic Party OC Endorses Tom Umberg

This Just In… FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 27, 2006  DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF ORANGE COUNTY ENDORSES TOM UMBERG FOR SUPERVISOR  Contact: Mike Levin, Executive Director, (714) 835-2122, mike@ocdemocrats.net  Former Assemblyman Tom Umberg has won the endorsement of the Democratic Party of Orange County in the race to replace State Senator Lou Correa as Orange County Supervisor. …

Bill Hunt’s Retirement

Martin Wisckol has a terrific item on the Register’s Total Buzz blog about the a-hem, retirement of Lt. Bill Hunt.  Hunt, a loser to Sherriff Mike Carona, earlier this year for the third term Sherrif Mike said he wouldn’t run for, is paying a political price for politically-protected free speech.  When the Deputy’s Union endorsed…