Tag Archive for GOP

County Supes Wasting More Taxpayer Money

We have heard time and time again from Republicans/Conservatives how private enterprise can do the job better than government; that government workers are too expensive; and if you can find it in the yellow-pages the government workers shouldn’t be doing it. Tony Saavedra at the Orange County Register has a report out about the County…

Rosie Avila Debuts Her Campaign Website

Republican candidate for Congress in CD-47, Rosie Avila, has debuted her new campaign website. It begins like this: “Thank you for visiting our campaign website. We hope you will find it informational.” Well, I didn’t find it so much as informational as I did informative. Rosie might want to downplay all that educational accomplishments she lists…

Marty Talks to John McCain

Fascinating interview with John McCain by the Register’s Marty Wisckoll.  Read it here.  John McCain doesn’t know how much gas was a gallon the last time he pumped his own gas.  And he thinks Arnold is doing a great job.  

Hey, Bush & McCain: Why The Thrill of the Drill?

(Cross-posted at Clintonistas for Obama and MyDD) Recently, there’s been plenty of talk by Republicans like George Bush and John McCain about lifting the federal ban on offshore oil drilling. They claim that because gas prices have become so high, it’s time for us American to stop being worrywarts and embrace the thrill of the…

SD 33: Mimi Walters on Education- Public Schools Need Competition!

“It gives parents an alternative when the public school isn’t meeting their needs. In fact, I have introduced legislation on behalf of the charter school…and…legislation that’s been able to make them more competitive with the public schools and I’m very proud to say that the Charter Schools association has made me their legislator of the…