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The Official City of Santa Ana Statement on Chivas USA

  Interim city manager Paul Walters issued a statement today that seeks to resolve some of the speculation of the city’s efforts to woo Chivas USA to Santa Ana.  The statement is: “The City of Santa Ana has had very preliminary and informal discussions with Chivas USA, a Major League Soccer team currently playing at…

Jail Time for Unpaid Debt?

CalWatchDog’s John Seiler has this story of a Stockton man who was arrested, dragged from his home by a SWAT team, because of a missed court appointment over unpaid student loans from his estranged wife.  The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that arrests and jail time over unpaid debt is on the rise.  It begs the…

Paul Krugman: Most Libertarians Fail to Defend Liberty

 I’m looking forward to the comments our Libertarian friends will have to this New York Times blog post by Paul Krugman. I’m sure there will be whining and complaining, and usually from the same people so quick to ill-define what Liberals stand for and support. I’ve said for years that these Ron/Rand Paul loving…

Recall Petition Ping Pong

The RecallAmante committee was dealt a minor setback by the Tustin City Clerk’s office which rejected the petition signed by 30 residents to recall Tustin Mayor Jerry Amante on what amounts to a formatting issue. Here’s the letter. and the response from Chuck Horvath: And here’s Amante’s response to the recall petition: The recall committee tells…