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Chuck Gets the Bronze

I’ve been in meetings all day, so this is the first chance I get to gloat over this report in the SacBee (which I’m sorry to say is planning layoffs today or Monday). Twittering Chuck DeVore has tweeted us to a third place finish among Republicans — two of which haven’t even announced yet. BOXER…

Why I Love Conservative Talk Radio’s John and Ken Show

If you’re happy that Rush Limbaugh has been giving headaches to Republican leaders trying to find a popular political stance for their shrinking party, you’ll be thrilled to hear about the migraines that a conservative-libertarian talk radio duo named John and Ken are giving to the leadership of the Republican Party in California. While Limbaugh…

Orange Works to Balance Budget

The City of Orange has posted documents for the first 2009-2010 budget study session (Tuesday after the city council meeting.)  This is the current proposal to close the $10.9 million gap. Reduce Departmental Operating Budgets  $3.0 million Defer Salary Increases                              …

Bloggers Behaving Badly

I spent some time reading the local blogs and checking in with my Facebook friends and am noting some interesting comments in posts. Let’s start with our friends at Orange Punch, where Steve Greenhut has a post about how Conservatives will be spending considerable time in the wilderness.  No disagreement there.  But then Stephen wrote…

Seniors Tell Supes to Cut Perks Not Services

From Norberto Santana over at Total Buzz. Scores of senior citizens were out in force this morning in front of the Hall of Adminstration in Santa Ana protesting recent cuts to the county Social Services Agency and the unwillingness of board supervisors to trim their perks. Nearly 50 seniors came out to the protest, organized…