Tag Archive for Conservative

What Do YOU Think About Sheriff Carona’s “Free” Legal Help?

It’s pure twaddle [...] It’s simply nonsense to suggest that volunteer time is a donation.” – Mike Schroeder “Where’d he get that idea? [...] I just don’t play favorites.” – Shirley Grindle Just as OC Sheriff Mike Carona faces enough scandal over his criminal charges, a new scandal emerges. Several top-notch white-collar defense attorneys, including…

What Do YOU Think About Santa Ana “Scrooging” Its Residents?

You know, it’s not all that often that I agree with the libertarian OC Register columnist Steven Greenhut. But today, it looks like something cataclysmic happened. Santa Ana’s City Council is screwing up again by not agreeing to televise all council meetings, and I agree with Steven Greenhut: Mayor Miguel Pulido said the cameras make…

What Do YOU Think About the South County Gang Injunctions?

“Nobody… wants gang activity or drug dealing in our neighborhoods,” said Adele Coronado Greely, a founder of CREER [a community advocacy group]. “In the same vein, nobody wants innocent children put on a list that harms their family.” There has been plenty of controversy about the use of gang injunctions to curb gang violence. It’s…

What Do YOU Think Is Wrong With Our Immigration Policies?

Check out this latest entry in The Register’s series on crime and immigration. Investigative reporter Noberto Santana shot a video of what happens to immigrant criminals deported to Tijuana. While some of them find ways to return across the border, others fall back into crime as they desperately try to survive without a home or…

What Do YOU Think About Dumping Immigrant Criminals in Tijuana?

“Nobody saw this coming [...] They just go right back to the United States. It’s a vicious cycle.” That was Tijuana Mayor Kurt Honald, quoted by The Register as they continue their series on crime and immigration. Mayor Honald has protested the increasingly common practice of US officials deporting immigrant criminals to Tijuana, and he…

What Do YOU Think About Costa Mesa’s Immigration Controversy?

“It’s fracturing the community,” said Jean Forbath, a social activist who founded the Costa Mesa charity Share Our Selves. “The future of Costa Mesa and Orange County and all America is to accept each other. This program does not create communities.” Have you seen this in today’s OC Register? They’re beginning a series on how…

No Mo’ Toll Road to Trestles: We Win

  In the words of Congressman Ken Calvert, “thanks to Reps. Susan Davis and Loretta Sanchez (D-CA), a toll road project that has been years in the making has been set back indefinitely.”  Look at what I found this morning at JOMO Blog! I see a lovely epitaph to “Foothill-South”, the now dead effort to…