Chris Prevatt

King George wants MORE POWER

WASHINGTON — President Bush is pushing Congress to give him more authority to slice and dice the budget, as in a line-item veto. “Under the current system, many lawmakers are able to insert funding for pet projects into large spending bills,” Bush said in his Saturday radio address. On Thursday, the House passed a watered-down…

The Boogy-Man Is Coming

During the campaign for County Supervisor in the 2nd district I’ve read a lot of the fertilizer that has been spread around by John Moorlach, and the other haters of public employees and their collective bargaining groups (a.k.a. Unions). We have been demonized in Orange County Register editorials and on several of the political blogs,…

Congratulations Lou Correa

Cable Television and radio ads to promote your campaign and attack your opponent: $436,000 Mailers to promote your campaign and attack your opponent: $546,000 Paid callers to call voters on your behalf: $118,000 Corporate Special Interests spending $75 a vote to buy a vote in the Senate: $ PRICELESS Congratulations Lou Correa on your victory…

25 Years of AIDS – 19 Years HIV Positive

In July 1987, I noticed a small lump on the back of my neck. I thought, “What if I have AIDS? What if the lump is cancer or some other symptom of AIDS?” Since I didn’t have medical insurance I signed up as a client for low cost medical services offered through the County, then…

Westly Cleaning-up in Primary Campaign for Governor

State Controller Steve Westly helps to clean up Huntington Beach on the last Saturday before the Democratic primary vote for governor. Sacramento Bee/Brian Baer Yesterday, the most recent field poll showed Steve Westly picking up speed in the polls. While a record number of potential primary voters are undecided, Steve Westly is now one point…

Almost $50,000 in Unmarked Cash for Lou Correa

Brian Joseph of the Orange County Register reported on the Total Buzz blog that another IE has jumped into the 34th Senate Primary fray. The group, Golden State Leadership Fund PAC has no reported contributors but has somehow come up with $48, 969.53 to back Lou Correa (or bash Tom Umberg). Here is Brian’s Post.…