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The Spineless Republicans in the State Senate and Assembly

The Los Angeles Times carried a Sunday profile on the three Johns and their influence over the minority party in the California state legislature.  The three Johns being John Coupal of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, John Kobylt of KFI Radio’s “John and Ken Program,” and John Fleischman of the Flash Report.  Apparently, what constituents…

Fleischman on KCET: “I Know People (from OCSD) with $100K $150K, $200K Pensions”; Does the name Carona Ring a Bell?

I had the misfortune of watching KCET’s post State of the State analysis last night. David Lazarus, a brilliant business columnist for the LA Times, and Judy Muller, a professor of journalism at USC and former CBS News correspondent, had the misfortune of being paired with Flash Report’s Jon Fleischman. I’ll boil down Fleischman’s argument…

Rep. Royce Ties Arizona Shooting to Fairness Doctrine (huh?)

Fallout from the Arizona shooting continues to reverberate from Washington DC to Orange County.  Last week, Irvine City Council member and 2010 Democratic congressional candidate Beth Krom weighed in with a letter to the editor in the OC Register calling the right wing media to task for elevating the rhetoric. Key points from Krom’s letter:…

Shame on the Flash Report

…and contributor Jim Lacy for a post titled “Boxer Apologizes for Racist Comments.” The post references racist comments directed by boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., who said a number of offensive and racist comments against his opponent, Manny Pacquiao, in an upcoming fight in Arlington, Texas.  The headline would have readers believe that Senator Barbara Boxer…

OC’s Scariest Bloggers

It’s time for All Hallow’s Eve and another rendition of OC’s Scariest Bloggers; this is an informal list we talk about at Drinking Liberally and we’re expanding it a bit to include regular commenters. We’ll count it down… #10  Adam Probolsky– A blogger for both Red County and Flash Report and the winner of the…

What Did Sacramento Republicans Know and When?

The big story seems to be Mike Duvall’s admitted affairs with two Sacramento lobbyists. What seems to be getting lost in all this is two major points stated in the OC Weekly that he was bragging to another Republican colleague, which we can presume is also a self-proclaimed “traditional values” Republicans since Duvall’s predecessor Lynn Daucher…

"Jack-Booted State Employee Unions…."

Conservative Republican pollster Adam Probolsky has a column in today’s Flash Report that scores a 9.9 of a 10.0 on the old “Wheel of Morality” that was once a feature on the Warner Bros cartoon “Animanics.” Adam spun the wheel and it stopped on “bankrupt” so yes, he’s morally bankrupt here. When arguing politics, the…