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Gun Violence is a Conservative Problem, Not a Liberal One

Sarah Palin with Assault Rifle

I meant to get to this post much sooner.  Two Saturday’s ago, the Register’s relocate Libertarian/Christian columnist Mark Landsbaum went after progressives/liberals/leftists in a big way with this column.  Here’s a taste: “Fortunately, after bullying, lying and otherwise contriving themselves into power, self-anointed progressive benefactors’ claims of a better day ahead often are recognized for…

Tait aids Garden Grove at Anaheim’s Expense

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait came out against an agreement to incentivize four-star (or four-diamond) hotel development at this week’s meeting of the Anaheim City Council even thought it was supported by a number of business leaders and labor unions, including Labor Fed leader Julio Perez.  Even Jonathan Barda, the president of the Orange County Young Democrats, came…

OC’s State Elected Republicans Against Transparency of an Audit of the Great Park Non-Audit

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OC’s elected Republicans are very good at two things — calling for transparency and then protecting other Republicans from anything that reveals true transparency. The Voice of OC offers this post featuring a letter from all of Orange County’s Republican State Senators and State Assembly elected urging Assemblyman Mike Gibson, who chairs the Joint Legislative…

Council member Christina Shea tries to Censor Irvine Community News & Views

Christina Shea

After the last election, Irvine Republicans openly chortled about the Irvine Community News & Views, asking when this publication that was originally a slate mailer/newspaper, would publish again.  To their astonishment, Irvine Community News & News is still publishing and attracting advertisers. It’s also easier to find in Irvine than OC Weekly is.  But now…

Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Comes to OC June 18

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Former Secretary of State and US Senator officially launched her candidacy for President in New York City this weekend to huge crowds and less than a week later, she’s bringing her campaign to Orange County. Irvine Council member Beth Krom offered this letter about the June 18 event in Newport Beach. I know that, like…