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Fleischman’s Editorial on Pensions; Dumb and Dumber

Jon Fleishman

In his Voice of OC commentary Jon Fleishman tries to paint the serious issue of unfunded actuarially accrued liability (UAAL) into a political box of Republican vs. Democrat, Conservative vs. Liberal and Unions vs.Taxpayers. Both Democrats and Republicans agree that responsible recognition of pension liabilities and their funding is necessary.

Rep. Sanchez to Host Town Hall on Obamacare Saturday

Loretta Sanchez

Since the far right continues to misrepresent the benefits of Obamacare — correctly known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez will host a town hall on the details in Garden Grive this Saturday.  The details of the event are below. The dirty little secret about Obamacare is while Republicans…

DPOC Revamps Democrats of Greater Irvine Club

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The Democrats of Greater Irvine held a meeting Sunday afternoon at the Rancho Senior Center with the goal of revamping their club and electing new officers. New DPOC Chair Henry Vandermeir organized a meeting for what turned out to be around 75 eager Irvine residents…

Jose Solorio’s TEA Party Moment

Jose Solorio and Texas Senator Ted Cruz

My first reaction to the image of Jose Solorio shaking hands with Texas Senator Ted Cruz at the Orange County Republican Party’s Flag Day fundraiser was; “what was Jose trying to prove,” I wondered? He’s running for the 34th Senate seat in 2014, as a Democrat, for Christ’s sake.

The Most Republican County in the Nation? It’s Not OC

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Orange County was once called the place “where good Republicans go to die” according to former President Ronald Reagan, and in spite of overwhelming voter registration statistics that show the gap between Red and Blue in Orange County diminishing, the OC GOP went on Facebook to proclaim OC as the nation’s most Republican County. Nope. …

Michele Bachmann will quit in 2014

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After a failed run for the Presidency in 2012, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann continued to push her extremist agenda on the American public with reckless abandon. From my perspective she was the last TEA-Party extremist I would have expected to leave congress. I was wrong.