A 600 page complaint filed by former Democratic Party of Orange County Chairman Frank Barbaro alleges illegal contributions that helped lead to the Republican take-over of the reigns of Irvine city government. A total of $186,000 was poured into the Irvine mayoral and City Council races by Irvine resident and Republican consultant Jon Fleischman through California Term Limits PAC, which was formed three months before the election.
We’re getting lots of readers from the link we picked up from a Drudge Report posting here. And many of them are conservatives who are railing against a perceivede double-standard of the left calling former President George W. Bush “Hitler.” Margaret Cho, a Korean-American comedianne, once said “Bush isn’t Hitler.Â But he could be if he…
Our Choi/Stalin story was picked up by SFGate.com here and it was linked to and is a featured story on The Drudge Report today; so we’d like to welcome all those readers to TheLiberalOC.com today. I highly recommend clicking the link to the SFGate story about our Monday post; the comments are *priceless.*
â€œTo see Councilmember Choi parading around the lobby of the Hilton Hotel with a picture depicting Speaker Pelosi as Josef Stalin on his back was deeply disturbing, though sadly not out of character.”
What Steven Choi did at the Democratic Party of Orange County’s Harry S Truman Awards Dinner last Friday night was worse than the conduct of Dean Grose. It is worse because Choi is a non-partisan elected official in the City of Irvine. Because of that when dignitaries of any political party come to visit the city he represents, he owes them the respect due them by virtue of their position.
While the Irvine City Council is officially non-partisan, Council member Steven Choi has taken the extreme step of conservative partisanship to show up in the lobby of the Irvine Hilton wearing a banner on his back equating House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with Josef Stalin, complete with a Hammer and Sickle.
Republicans long claim the mantle of being the party of small government, but when in power, theyÂ seldom (if ever) actually deliver on this principle.Â The last US president to shrink the size of the Federal Government? Why that would be Bill Clinton of course. Want smaller local government? Look to Irvine where the policies of…