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ESPN drops Hank Williams Jr. Song from Monday Night Football for Hitler Comments

The conventional wisdom is that when there is the inevitable comparision to Hilter, of anyone, you’ve lost the argument.  ESPN announced that because country singer Hank Williams Jr.’s comparison of President Obama to Hilter and his subsequent explanation of his comments warranted a replacement of the singer’s “Are You Ready for Some Football?” song from…

Voices From Street Corners (Vol. 24): Odds & Ends

Fall Leaves

Fall has finally arrived in South County and the rains are here.  It is a beautiful scene indeed!! As I reflected upon the past three months, the most momentus time for me was the Great Blackout. I wrote about it a few weeks back to reflect upon the day and the potential aftermath. Although some…

Recall Effort of Tustin Mayor Amante: Close but no Cigar

Recall Amante

The Recall Amante Committee has announced that it was unsuccessful in collecting the minimum number of signatures needed to recall Tustin Mayor Jerry Amante by Tuesday’s deadline.  The committee was several hundred signatures short of the more than 7,000 required.  “Recalls are difficult at best and as a truly grassroots organization, raising money and sustaining…

Quirk-Silva to Propose Citizen Police Oversight Committee in Fullerton

Fullerton City Council member Sharon Quirk-Silva will propose the creation of the Citizen Police Oversight Committee at tonight’s Fullerton City Council meeting.  The committee will have a defined role in interacting with the Fullerton Police Department and will provide Fullerton residents with a direct line into the Police Department. The call for action should be…