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Obama: I’ll never stop fighting for your voice

In this week’s address, President Barack Obama vowed to continue fighting for the American people to ensure their voices are heard over the special interests and lobbyists in Washington, despite this week’s Supreme Court decision to further empower corporations to use their financial clout to directly influence elections.

Jeff Miller: CPAC Legislator of the Year?

Found this on Red County Thursday night as we were wrapping up our weekly Drinking Liberally gathering in Santa Ana at Memphis at the Santora. Posted by Red County’s Tomahawk (a.k.a. Truong “Tyler” Diep, Westminster Councilman) the story had us laughing so hard we had to offer a toast to GOP hypocrisy. Here is the story, with…

Mauk Selects New Health Care Agency Director

The following release came in to our email box at about 5:30 pm Monday. (Santa Ana, CA) — County Executive Officer Thomas G. Mauk has appointed David L. Riley to serve as Director of the Orange County Health Care Agency (HCA), effective immediately. “The panel interviewing candidates for Health Care Agency Director unanimously recommended David’s appointment…

On Flanigan, the Board says yes.

This morning, the Orange County Board of Supervisors considered the recommendaton of Chairman Moorlach to appoint Thomas Flanigan to the County Employee’s Retirement Board. 10 people spoke before the Board on the matter. All but two opposed the appointment of Flanigan or at least a delay in his appointment until a DA review is completed.…

The Emperor, the Jester, and the Snake Oil Salesman

Just a quick follow up on the Tom Flanigan appointment to the Orange County Employee’s Retirement System (OCERS) Board by Emperor John Moorlach. It seems the District Attorney has received and is reviewing a complaint regarding a confidential meeting that Moorlach, his Jester Mainero, had with Tom Flanigan and Sean McShea, President of Ryan Labs Inc. held…