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Is $17 Billion a Lot of Money? More GOP Doublespeak

  The late Senator Everett Dirksen once said wryly about spending public money, “A billion here, a billion there, sooner or later it adds up to real money.” Red County’s Matt Cunningham is positively shameless when it comes to being critical of anything President Obama does that might be viewed as a positive for the…

Foreclosure King Rules Orange County Republican Party

With Orange County’s real estate and mortgage industry-driven economy in shambles and local home foreclosures on the rise, you might think that our Republican politicians would want to distance themselves from those who are profiting from the misery of Orange County voters who have lost or are about to lose their homes. Not so. The…

Colin Powell: “GOP needs to move to the Center”

A set up to this post.  Matt Cunningham has this post at Red County where he urges state assembly Republicans not to vote for Sam Blakeslee as the new assembly GOP leader because he’s the most liberal member of the GOP assembly. Matt writes: “The bad news is Assembly Republicans are apparently poised to replace…

First Street, Now Williams. Moorlach Gets It Wrong Again.

“Out of control personnel practices have created an organization top heavy in management and riddled with unhappy workers required to do much more work than what is considered typical,” the report concluded. “The need for change is evident.” That quote is from a Grand Jury Report released yesterday about the County Public Guardian / Public…

Correa to Serve on Senate Committee on Autism & Related Disorders

SACRAMENTO, CA – State Senator Lou Correa (Orange County) was selected to serve as a member of the recently established Senate Select Committee on Autism & Related Disorders. The new committee, chaired by the Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, will include nine senators. Their primary focus is developing policies and legislation to fully address…