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Righeimer on the road to China. For an Outsourcing Learning Tour?

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I just about fell out of my chair on Friday when I read that Field Marshal (Mayor Pro Tem) Jim Righeimer was going on a “trade mission” to the City of Ordos, in Inner Mongolia, China. According to the press release Righeimer, City Public Affairs Manager Dan Joyce, and Susan O’Brien Moore,Vice President of the Executive Board of the Convention and Visitors Bureau (VCB).

Pauly: “Not Upset” about calling Democrats Terrorists; Halfhearted Recall Effort Underway

Hat tip to Marty Wisckoll and the Total Buzz Blog for this story about Villa Park’s so-far-to-the-right-she’s-next-to-Atilla-the-Hun council member Deborah Pauly for her attendance at a rough cut of a new flick on failed Vice Presidential candidate and quitter Alaska governor Sarah Palin. I’m not sure which statement is more laughable or more outrageous. Pauly,…

Rep. Sanchez statement on President’s plans in Afghanistan

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47), senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement regarding President Obama’s impending announcement that he will begin a significant draw down of American troops from Afghanistan in 2012.  Congresswoman Sanchez has long advocated for a full withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan. “I am pleased to hear…

Rohrabacher asks Iraq to Pay US Occupation Costs

HT to our friends at Crooks and Liars for this story on OC Congressman Dana Rohrabacher asking the Iraqis to pay for the US occupation of their country.  It also gives you an idea of what C&L thinks of it when they use the word “whackjob” in the headline of the story. The Huntington Beach…

Voices From Street Corners (Vol 20): Expecting Too Much?

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Today is another beautiful day in South Orange County. The Sun is out and the weather is beautiful as we travel through Spring and looking to embrace the Summer. It has also been quite a month. Between Presidential Candidates popping up like gophers, Celebrities getting into trouble and IPO’s breaking records, there is never a…