Tag Archive for Chris Prevatt

DESPAIR: Marriage Equality Fails (again)

With the passage of time, some things may change. Political attitudes may evolve and public support may appear on the rise; but in the end most things remain the same. Today, the election results from Maine’s Question #1 to repeal Marriage Equality for Gay and Lesbian partners appears to have passed, by a similar margin to…

HOPE: Election Day One Year Ago

On Election Day one year ago on November 4, 2008, Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States of America. What seemed to be a long shot bid of a freshman Senator from Illinois launched in February 2007, had turned in to the reality of electing our first African-American President. Speaking on Election night before…

Um, That Stimulus Thing IS Working!

From CNN/Money we have this story about the GDP report out just in time to scare the crap out of the Teabaggers and GOP naysayers for Halloween. Economy finally back in gear Government says GDP grew 3.5% in third quarter, ending a year-long string of declines and coming in better than forecasts. NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com)…

OC Supes Wasting Time – AGAIN!

Yesterday’s Orange County Board of Supervisors meeting proved to be another example of why people who hate the idea of government should not be in a position to run government. The meeting started off with one hell of a laugh. 4th District Supervisor Chris Norby was supposed to lead the Board in the Pledge of…

Citizen Journalism Is Simply Not Enough

Despite our best efforts, bloggers just don’t have enough resources to meet the need for full time investigative reporting. The explosion of internet journalism has launched hundreds of thousands of blogs covering everything from recipes to political opinion. In many cases, politics has inspired the merger of political opinion and actual investigative journalism. The result…

What we get when we elect Used Car Salesmen to Congress

Saw this story by Dena Bunis over at the OC Register about our resident Used Car Salesman (former), Congressman John Campbell. Consumer groups blast Rep. Campbell’s car dealer exemption With Rep. John Campbell’s amendment to exempt car dealers from the proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency due to be voted on in committee this morning, consumer…

Solorio Birthday Party a Big Success

Chris Prevatt and I both attended the birthday party fundraiser tonight for Assemblyman Jose Solorio tonight in Santa Ana. I’d say there were at least 200 people there to wish the Assemblyman and his family well.  Just about every important community leader from Santa Ana was there.  We’ll post pictures as soon as we can. …