Chris Prevatt

LIVE FROM San Diego

Blogging Live from the California Democratic Party Convention. Things got off to the usual late start, about 9:30. Chairman Art Torres reported to the 1145 Registered delegates that San Diego is now a Democratic city, 39 to 36 percent. Waiting for Hillary, we have heard from Congressmembers Filner and Davis as well as LG Garamendi,…

241 Toll road extension?

The Resolutions Committee of the State Democratic Party just approved a substitute resolution to support the construction of an extension of the 241 Toll road only if the extension does not cut through State park land unless there is mitigation to replace any lost park lands. The proposed extension cuts through San Onofre State Park.…

The Underlying Crime

I saw this posted over on Brad Blog and while not OC specific, it is worth calling to everyone’s attention. - Chris Prevatt White House Interference into a U.S. Attorney’s Criminal Investigation in Missouri   High-Level White House, DoJ, Rove Operatives Went to Work While now-Fired Prosecutor Bud Cummins’ Was Building a Case Against Missouri Governor Matt Blunt and…

Getting Away With Fraud?

Sometimes it seems that government officials have no ethics anymore. In the case of Orange County, it is interesting how many instances of corruption or ethical lapses are prevalent in our government institutions. Whether it is Sheriff Mike Corona and his “Coronies,” the Capistrano Unified and Santa Ana Unified School District administrators, or senior managers…

Novelist Kurt Vonnegut, Dead at 84

NEW YORK (AP) — Kurt Vonnegut, the satirical novelist who captured the absurdity of war and questioned the advances of science in darkly humorous works such as “Slaughterhouse-Five” and “Cat’s Cradle,” died Wednesday. He was 84. Vonnegut, who often marveled that he had lived so long despite his lifelong smoking habit, had suffered brain injuries…