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I had a dream today…

I had a dream that one day Orange County would be free of the corruption and caronyism that has gripped the Sheriff’s department for years. I had a dream that our next Sheriff would be a person of honor and virtue. I had a dream that the choice of our next Sheriff would be based…

Curt: Carony?

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. I could have sworn that I had written this word before,…

Janet calls for a National Search for Interim Sheriff

In the Register’s Letters to the Editor section today, Supervisor Janet Nguyen called for a national search for a new Interim sheriff and has suggested looking outside of OC for a candidate. “I propose that the county search nationwide to find the best-qualified candidate for the job. We should not rush the process – it…

Loretta Backs Hillary

And on the heels of her sister’s endorsement of Obama, Rep. Loretta Sanchez is backing Hillary Clinton for President, per the Register’s presidential blog.  Here’s the link.

Loretta Walking Precincts

This past weekend Scott Moxley over at the OCWeekly spotted Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez walking precincts in her district, talking to voters, and even registering a few new ones. This weekend Loretta will be out in her district again. On Saturday January 19th at 3:30pm Loretta will be at the first meeting of the Anaheim Democratic Club…

Carona Case Quotes of Note

“Why not ask him if he intends to resign?” –October 30, 2007, Jon Flieschman to reporters interviewing indicted ex-OC sheriff Mike Carona. (that one kind of backfired, didn’t it?) “…I have no knowledge whatsoever of the Sheriff doing anything illegal. I say this knowing him for fifteen years, and working as Deputy Director for Media…