The Voice of OC story of retired Santa Ana Police Department executive Inspector Hank Couisine receiving a payout of more than a year’s worth of vacation, sick, holiday, and comp-time pay upon his retirement caught my eye this morning. My first reaction was; “I know the guy!”
Today in 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was fatally shot while standing on a balcony in Memphis. Forty-five years later, Reverend King’s last speech still resonates in American historical memory. Reverend King was a strong advocate for worker rights and was in Memphis to support the Sanitation Worker’s strike.
In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook shootings the NRA’s Wayne LaPierre said; “The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun.” As a Liberal, fighting the right-wing insanity that is Orange County, I find myself agreeing with Mr. LaPierre.
Rep. Paul Ryan, Chairman of the House Budget Committee has released his budget proposal. As expected , Paulie still has some granny issues. Paul Ryan disrespects his elders in order to score points with the most extreme elements of the Republican Party.