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OC Register’s Narrow-minded Look at the 2009 Stimulus

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The Orange County Register has published another one of its narrow-minded looks at the effect of the 2009 stimulus on its fifth anniversary. Most of the spending measures in the stimulus bill have expired, but the point is that it did what it was supposed to do. For Republicans to simply say “the economy is still bad, so the stimulus was a failure” is a cheap misdirection.

The Los Angeles Angels of Tustin?

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The Los Angeles Times is reporting that that Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno has met with officials from the City of Tustin about building a baseball stadium in the city.  The new stadium, built on undeveloped land between Tustin and Irvine between Jamboree and Red Hill Avenue, would be accessible from the 5, 55 and…

Assemblyman Confuses Reagan’s Actual Record Against Stated Policies

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Republican Assemblyman Don Wagner (R-Irvine) has a long career in education and surely he’s smarter than his recent OC Political love letter to the late Ronald Reagan. Wagner apparently had an opportunity to read portions of the Gipper’s own personal diary recently and revealed that Reagan thought former House Speaker Tip O’Neill **believed** Reagan’s policies…

Santa Ana Moves to Halt Deportations

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  The Santa Ana City Council has called for a resolution that would extend the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to, “all immigrant families not engaged in criminal activity.” A vote on the actual resolution, that will be drafted by the city attorney, will come at a later council meeting. The all-Latino council one-upped…