Chris Prevatt

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…

Edwards Leading in Match-up with Republicans

H/T to Claudio at Orange Juice for finding this report from Rasmussen. April 9, 2007 Former North Carolina Senator John Edwards (D) now leads all Republican hopefuls in Election 2008 polls. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds Edwards leading former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) 49% to 43%. That’s the first…

Supermarket Chains Threaten Lock Out.

From the UFCW: For Immediate Release In a shocking display of contempt for both their customers and employees, the management of Ralphs, Albertsons and Vons jointly stated their intention to punish their employees for demanding a fair contract, deprive consumers of shopping options and potentially violate federal labor and anti-trust laws. “With this announcement, the…