In their never ending drive to distort reality in support of their attacks on public employees and public employee pensions, the Orange County Register has again used misleading comparisons of apples to onions to gin-up fear and envy.
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A recent OC Register Editorial asserts that the Homeless Persons Bill of Rights and Fairness Act is “misguided compassion towards the homeless.” To their horror the Bill would grant the homeless new rights in California, including sleeping on sidewalks.
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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.
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On Monday, Santa Ana Councilman David Benavides requested that the City Attorney review the current requirements for event permit applicants using public spaces to ensure that there is a requirement that event organizers not discriminate on the basis of any protected status.
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More than 50 activists and counter protesters gathered at 1 p.m. outside the office of Congressman Ed Royce on Tuesday to demand he change his positions on immigration and support President Barack Obama’s reform plan that would clear a path to citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants. The group, organized by the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles, or CHIRLA is part of a national effort…
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Gus loved the fight, he loved to mix it up but not from the dais and even though he served as Mayor of Fountain Valley and on the City Council he really loved the work he did behind the scenes.…
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For some people, change doesn’t come easily. When it comes to the acceptance of diversity in sexual orientation, not easy isn’t the half of it. Back in 2010 a small band of bigoted elected officials and Vietnamese community leaders in Westminster tried to have a LGBT group excluded from participation in the annual Tet Parade held in Westminster.