Tag Archive for Carlos Bustamante

What to do about Carlos?

Orange County CEO Tom Mauk has a problem. The problem is Carlos “Bubba BustyGump” Bustamante. The Director of OC Public Works Administration cannot seem to figure out when to keep his unfunny sexist jokes to himself. He also forgot rule #1, Never tell an off color joke to, or in earshot of a reporter. UPDATE: just got…

Still waiting to hear back from CEO Mauk

Yesterday afternoon I submitted the following inquiry to the Orange County CEO Tom Mauk through the County Media/Community Relations department. I would like to know if there is any addtional comment from CEO Mauk regarding the matter of Mr. Bustamante’s “joke” on Tuesday. It is clear the Mr. Bustamante was NOT at the Hall of…

Mr. Mauk, what will you do about Carlos?

Last Tuesday, OC Public Works Director of Administration, Carlos Bustamante made what some in the Red blogosphere call a “funny and on point joke.” Christian and I were discussing the vote. At that point, Carlos walked into the building. he and I shook hands and commiserated about the vote. I told Carlos that I was…

Sexist Comments by OC Public Works Dir. of Administration

When is a joke not a joke? As we pointed out in an earlier post, Christian Berthelsen political reporter for the LA Times related in an article on Thursday comments made by Republican Santa Ana City Councilman Carlos Bustamante regarding the appointment of Sandra Hutchens as the new OC Sheriff. Apparently, Bustamante walks up to…

Carlos Bustamante: Making Santa Ana Proud (??!!)

Oh, my! Take a look at what some LA paper overheard Santa Ana City Councilmember Carlos Bustamante saying in response to Santa Ana Police Chief Paul Walters not being chosen to become Orange County’s next Sheriff: “I kept telling the chief,” he said, referring to Santa Ana Police Chief Paul Walters, who narrowly lost the…

Janet “Santa Ana’s Choice”? More Like “Minuteman’s Voice”

Two days ago Republican Santa Ana City Councilman Carlos Bustamante sent out a mailer on behalf of the candidacy of Supervisor Janet Nguyen and touted her as “Santa Ana’s choice” in the upcoming election.  I doubt very seriously that Janet is the “choice” of most residents that know anything about her and I doubt many more would…

Janet “Santa Ana’s Choice”???

When I got home yesterday in my mailbox I found a slick shiny mailer from the campaign of Supervisor Janet Nguyen.  The mailer was a plea from Santa Ana Councilman, and Janet’s fellow Reep, Carlos Bustamante urging Santa Ana voters to support her candidacy.  Carlos claims that Janet is “Santa Ana’s choice” despite the fact that…