Monthly Archives: October 2007

Flash Report Gets Another Story Wrong: Californias Reject Electoral College Power Grab Attempt

Earlier this year, columns promoting the proposal to split California’s presidential delegates in a bid to give the GOP 20-25 delegates in the 2008 presidential election was being touted on the Flash Report as “the Democrats worst nightmare.” Ah, no.  Not really. According to a new poll, Californians overwhelming reject this blatant Republican power grab. …

New Pew Poll: Hillary Creams Rudy; GOP Drops Like a Stone

HT to the Huffington Post for this story on Politico: One year before voters go to the polls to select the next president, the Republican Party is as weak as it has been in a generation, a detailed new poll suggests.  In a hypothetical match-up between Hillary Clinton and Rudy Giuliani, bloc after bloc of…

Carona Arraigned in Federal Court

SANTA ANA – Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona and his wife Debbie Carona were arraigned today at the Ronald Reagan Federal Court House on multiple felony counts issued by a federal grand jury last week. The prosecution attorneys Brett Sagel and Ken Julian appeared briefly before reporters after the arraignment. Sagel stated that the Carona’s…

Of Tributes and Rubber Chickens

Tis the Season… It is not time to be jolly – many of us in the political arena find ourselves at assorted tributes, fundraisers, love fests and all of the above. They are encapsulated in what I have dubbed “Rubber Chicken” Season. From the “Rubber Chicken” Dinners that are/were less than satisfactory from a gastronomic…

Drink Liberally in Surf City HB Tomorrow!

Hey, everyone! What are you doing tomorrow? Would you like to join your friendly progressive neighbors to talk about what’s happening in our county, our state, and our nation? Would you like to talk politics without all the pomp and formality that goes with politicians? And are you just looking to have a good time…

Carona’s Bail:LiberalOC on Site

Chris Prevatt is on site at the federal courthouse; he reports Carona’s bail has been set at $20,000.  His wife Debbie’s bail is also $20,000.  And his alleged mistress had her bail set at $10,000.  There are reports that the trio was in handcuffs for the arraigement.

Flash Report Needs to Change Its Tagline: “On California’s Most Significant Political News”

With the LA Times quoting Jon Fleischman as Mike Carona’s publicist through this indictment crisis, its clear that the Flash Report’s tagline of “On California’s Most Significant Political News” is no longer accurate.  Today, there is barely a mention of Carona’s indictment and no commentary from Jon whatsoever. Isn’t the indictment of a prominent elected…