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When the Chips are Down, Turn to Mom

There’s a sign in the OC Register’s newsroom that served as guidance for reporter’s there; “Your Mother Says She loves You? Check it out!” And in Fullerton, there’s no greater example of a mother’s love and protection than the online postings of soon-to-be-ex-Fullerton council member Travis Kiger.  With about two days of counting left, Kiger…

Save The Eli Home

Outgoing Anaheim council member Lorri Galloway has fought for the residents and taxpayers of Anaheim for the past eight years, and now it’s time residents of Orange County pitch in to help Galloway help the children of battered families and save the Eli Home from Closure. The Register’s Frank Mickadeit has details in this column.…

Irvine’s Puppet Master

I have had the good fortune to get to know Beth Krom, Sukhee Kang and Larry Agran over the years.  The constant Republican spin is that both Kang and Krom have their puppet strings pulled by Agran.  And while the three may vote alike, Agran has no control over either of them.  The three bicker…

The Tea Party is Over: A Tale of Allen and Alan in Florida

In 2010, The Tea Party was the big winner in the mid-term elections forcing sometimes reasonable Republicans to embrace the crazy far right fringe and insisting taxes were too high in spite of evidence from the Congressional Budget Office that Americans actually pay a lower percentage of taxes as part of their income today than…