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CA-46: Good Debate Yesterday

Unfortunately I couldn’t make it to OCC yesterday for the Cook v. Rohrabacher debate, but MyDD’s Todd Beeton could. Appaarently, Debbie Cook rocked the casbah while Crazy Dana delivered more crazy sh*t on climate denial, equal rights for LGBT people, and much, much more. But hopefully, more people will remember the debate not for Crazy…

A Message for Sign Stealers

Do you hate seeing all those Yes on 8 and McCain/Palin signs? Me too. But before you steal or deface a campaign sign you dislike, ask yourself this: How many times have you decided how to vote based on campaign signs? For most people the answer is “never.” If you HAVE decided based upon a…

The Wayback Machine in Irvine Politics

Since Stephen Smith of the Irvine Tattler, a man who can connect anyone to an Islamic terrorist organization on the basis of innuendo rather than fact, has turned on the “Wayback Machine” for a copy of a council meeting where Irvine Council member Larry Agran was censured by the Republican Majority.  Since we’re going to revisit a time…

Supes decides to NOT look at leaving OCERS

The Board of Supervisors today considered a request from United Employee Organizations of Orange County (UEOOC), representing employee participants in the Orange County Employee’s Retirement System (OCERS), for the County to study the feasibility of leaving OCERS and transfering the county workers over to the California Public Employee’s Retirement System (CalPERS). The request stems from…

On Flanigan, the Board says yes.

This morning, the Orange County Board of Supervisors considered the recommendaton of Chairman Moorlach to appoint Thomas Flanigan to the County Employee’s Retirement Board. 10 people spoke before the Board on the matter. All but two opposed the appointment of Flanigan or at least a delay in his appointment until a DA review is completed.…

The Emperor, the Jester, and the Snake Oil Salesman

Just a quick follow up on the Tom Flanigan appointment to the Orange County Employee’s Retirement System (OCERS) Board by Emperor John Moorlach. It seems the District Attorney has received and is reviewing a complaint regarding a confidential meeting that Moorlach, his Jester Mainero, had with Tom Flanigan and Sean McShea, President of Ryan Labs Inc. held…

Orange County Democrats: A Half Million Strong

Conbine us with DTS voters, and the Red County isn’t as Red as it used to be.  Congratulations to Frank and Melhat and Lindsay for surpassing voter registration goals of 500,000. Democrats in Orange County Surpass Registration Goal! Santa Ana, CA – October 20, 2008 2008 seems to be the year for things once thought…