Tag Archive for Fred Whitaker

Brandman Issues a Statement on DPOC Resolution

The Orange County Register carries this story about Monday night’s DPOC resolution that the headline writer suggests was a censure of Anaheim Council member Jordan Brandman, the only Democrat on the council.  The reality is the resolution condemned the actions of the Council majority of Brandman, Kris Murray and Lucille Kring, so details do in…

OC GOP Chair still doesn’t get Healthcare Reform

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This is another one of those stories I just couldn’t get to before my early August business trip, but Register reporter Martin Wisckol contacted me for a comment on the Koch Brothers’ Freedom Partners recent event in Dana Point that was designed to show how the private sector could help the poor.  Yes, they could start by…

Scott Baugh will step down as OC GOP Chair in January

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OC GOP chairman Scott Baugh will leave his position in January 2015 according to a story in the Orange County Register.  Baugh cites demands on his available time from his real estate business and law firm, and has taken on a larger role in running his family’s Northern California ranch due to his father’s declining health.  Under Baugh,…

How Transparent is Orange City Government?

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While the big news last Tuesday night was the Irvine City Council meeting on the future of the Great Park, in Orange, a press conference in front of Orange City Hall designed as a last ditch effort to pressure the city council and Mayor Tita Smith into placing former Planning Commissioner Michael Merino back on…