Orange County – Local

Local Orange Couty, California

Amante Builds Warchest to Fight Recall

      Tustin Mayor Jerry Amante, the target of a recall effort, has stated publicly that if a recall does become a reality, he’ll fight it. But in a sign that those behind the RecallAmante effort are progressing well on the signature gathering front, the Mayor is hosting a fundraising BBQ in Old Town…

NY Times: Rep. Issa’s Business Benefits from Government Spending

You have to love these fiscally conversative Republicans who hate any sort of government spending unless it somehow benefits their own business interests.  Today’s NY Times exposes how the very wealthy Rep. Darryl Issa’s significant business interests beenfit greatly from his own work in Congress.  It’s worth noting that Issa, considered by many to be…

Fullerton Police Chief to Take Medical Leave

Fullerton Police Chief Michael Sellers

The LiberalOC has learned that Fullerton Police Chief Michael Sellers is stepping down for a medical leave due to an unspecified illness.  Sources say the leave could be 30 days to a year long.  Two Fullerton city council members, Sharon Quirk-Silva and Bruce Whitaker, have already called on Sellers to resign due to his inaction…

Vampires at Fox News?

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mg8aZpPBc84&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] It’s season 4 of the hit HBO Series True Blood and last Sunday’s episode had a fun dig at Fox News.  Watch this YouTube link and listen as Stephen Moyer’s “Bill Compton” talk about Vampire History and how they infiltrate systems of power.  He cites the Catholic Church in the middle ages and Google…

A call for a New Stimulus

The Los Angeles Times carried a page one editorial from writer Michael Hiltzik today in which the writer called for a new stimulus program to rescue the economy.  NY Times columnist and Princetron economics professor Paul Krugman’s crticism of the previous stimulus effort was that it wasn’t biog enough.  In times of economic crisis, not…