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Mike Carona on Full Disclosure Network– “I Don’t Know How I Got To Where I am Today”

HT to Matt at Red County.  See the video here.  Its pretty Pro-Carona, with the host wondering if “jealous local politicians” tipped off the Feds and equates Carona’s case with the Texas Border agents Ramos and Copean.  Carona makes a reference to the Grassy Knoll.  There’s a suggestion of a federal conspiracy against Carona because he’s taken…

The Jihad Against the Register

This site is often a vocal critic of the Orange County Register.  We pick on Steve Greenhut when he calls Liberals “socialists,” we criticize their commentary on global warming and we often dispise Mike Shelton’s biased cartoons.  But for all the talk of how the blogsphere is changing the game, we must recognize that we…

Deputy didn’t wrongfully kill man, jury decides

Despite what some people would like to believe, the vast majority of police related shootings are justified.  We do not have cops running around in “Blackwater” style randomly shooting people without cause.  Public Saftety officers risk their lives on a daily basisi protecting us.  At least in this case, we have had the opportunity for…

Updated McGill Resolution: Carona Must Resign

HT to Allan Bartlett at Powder Blue for securing an updated copy on a OC GOP Central Committee resolution from former Cypress Mayor Mike McGill calling for Sheriff Mike Carona’s resignation.  Here’s the copy: Whereas, Orange County Sheriff Carona has had his two Assistant Sheriffs and a Captain convicted of numerous crimes, demonstrating poor leadership…

Street Watch: O.C. treasurer in reversal of fortune

From today’s LATimes  O.C. treasurer in reversal of fortune The man who called attention to county’s shaky investments now is defending his own. By Christian Berthelsen, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer December 6, 2007 In 1994, Chriss Street was hailed as a hero for helping to blow the whistle on high-risk holdings in Orange County’s…