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Doing the People’s Work-Part II

So much for the “fiscal conservatives” in Tustin; Blogger Jeff Gallagher had a terrific post yesterday that was overshadowed by the Supreme Court ruling on the constitutionality on Heatlhcare Reform.  The issue in Tustin — $600,000 budgeted for “legal services” and the cost of two lawsuits against Tustin Unified has now exceeded $800,000. The lawsuits…

Melahat Rafiei announces a run for DNC

Melahat Rafiei, former executive director of the DPOC and a leading Democratic political consultant in Southern California, has announced she’s a candidate for the Democratic National Committ (DNC).  Having a voice as independent and strong on the DNC would be a boon to Democrats in Orange County and throughout Southern California who often get short…

Aaron Sorkin’s “The Newsroom” Debuts

Aaron Sorkin, writer of “The West Wing” and “The Social Network” has a new HBO series that deserves a watch.  The premiere debuted Sunday night and it was powerful television. Check out this YouTube of the opening scene. The critics haven’t been kind to it but it goes after Liberals and Conservatives fairly.  And it…

Doing the People’s Work

Does Tustin City Council member Jerry Amante think the late Tom Fuentes, a leader in the OC GOP, was a bad public servant?  All evidence suggests, yes he does. So here is the logic behind my contention and stay with me on this.  Jerry Amante has a singular mission and that’s to bully and belittle his…