Tag Archive for Fox News

Costa Mesa Mayor Pro Tem Righeimer Lies on Fox News about Pensions

Councilman Jim Righeimer - Costa Mesa, Photo: Chris Prevatt

Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer lied on national television Monday about the so called “need” to layoff 213 Costa Mesa city workers. Righeimer was interviewed on Fox News and was asked whether the decision to layoff employees was forced or a choice. He answered by claiming that the layoffs were necessary because the city pension liabilities awarded by previous contract agreements were unsustainable.

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:…

Voices From Street Corners (Vol.11)

HomelessSign

Today was a beautiful day in Laguna Niguel. With the Sun again being out, I saw the people at the Street Corners yet again trying to call upon the generosity of the community to help them through these very trying times. One of those voices was a single mother of two children.

Keith Olbermann Returns to Countdown; Maddow Defends

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nZnMumCKXU[/youtube] MSNBC Countdown host Keith Olbermann returns from a short suspension after it was revealed he made personal political contriobutions to candidates this election cycle without the approval of his employers. This prior approval is how “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough was able to make political contributions to Republican candidates without being suspended. Faster than…

These People Vote

And that’s scary. The glaring lack of facts is appalling. To this observer, these people represent exactly what it is they themselves fear but somehow cannot recognize. Yet they vote and get others to vote, also. If you want to prevent from occurring what it is that these people are whining about, hook up with…

Helping Haiti; Not a Right vs. Left Issue

This past Thursday’s edition of the Irvine World News was soaking wet when I opened it up from last week’s rain. And after reading Adam Probolsky’s colume about Rep. John Campbell trying to save some pocket change by going the signature route for candidacy for re-election (and conveniently omitting the fact that Campbell left out…