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Support the Disney Workers & Their Kids for the Holidays

Here’s a very important announcement from OC Young Democrats. They’re giving all of us a chance to spread some holiday cheer to families who may not have much otherwise. Oh yes, and this is a chance for us to stand in solidarity with the Disney hotel workers who are still being stiffed by “The Mouse”.…

What Dragging Out The Inevitable Looks Like

I got another update from Wayne Quint over at the Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs (AOCDS) about the pension lawsuit. It further clarifys the way things are being delayed by the County or their attorneys. I’m really not sure who exactly is behind the delay but my money is on Chicken Little Moorlach. December 3, 2008…

Want to Overturn H8? Find Out How This Saturday!

Last month, civil rights advocates all over California, and the nation, were horrified & depressed by the passage of Proposition 8, the marriage equality ban. However, there has been some good news since Election Day. The California Supreme Court has agreed to the legal challenge of Prop 8, due to the legally questionable way it…

Garden Grove Loses Medical Marijuana Appeal

Yet one more example of elected officials challenging laws they don’t like with taxpayer money. While the costs to the taxpayers of Garden Grove are small compared to the fortune that the OC Board of Supes is spending to challenge the lawful contract agreement with Sheriff deputies regarding thier pension benefits, it still amounts to…

Waste and ineffiency, Go figure.

Press release today from the Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriff’s. Looks like news Moorlach just wouldn’t bother to mention on his own. COUNTY OF ORANGE LEGAL BILLS NOW TOTAL OVER $1.1 MILLION FOR SUP. MOORLACH’S EFFORT TO CUT DEPUTY SHERIFF PENSIONS Records Show Legal Bills Total $1,137,894.37 Through September 2008, At Time County Is Looking…

Bush Gets A Medal! For Peace?

  The President doesn’t read newspapers, why should you? Only nerdy intellectuals waste their time with facts and news stories. Curt is a very curt fellow. He sums up all of the political news that is going on in Orange County in just one word. Yesterday, December 1, 2008 was the Twentieth World AIDS Day. On…