Tag Archive for Government Pensions

Moorlach’s Folly will not prevail…

But the OC Board of Supervisors will probably still move forward anyway. Peggy Lowe reports in today’s OC Register: Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach’s plan to slice the pensions of sheriff’s deputies is not likely to win because its key arguments have never been supported by state courts in the past, an independent legal analysis…

Greenhut Gas: 8-16-2007

  I’m running late so I’m only sticking to my favorite contribution to global warming by Jabbering Jabba (Steven Greenhut). Steven has been taking issue with former Supervisor Assemblyman Todd Spitzer over his vote in support of the increase in Deputy Sheriff pension rates.  While he targets the retroactive portion, my guess is he would…

Dana Parsons on Deputy Sheriff Pensions

Dana Parsons dives into the debate on Deputy Sheriff pensions in his column today. I find his discussion to be far more balanced than the biased reports and commentaries in the OCRegister. But, I figure there may be some differing opinions out there. I wish I were more resolute for one side or the other.…

Pension Opinions

There were a few letters and commentaries posted in the Orange County Register over the weekend related to Moorlach’s raid on Deputy Sheriff pensions.  My apologies for getting them to you so late. OCRegister.com – Do cops make too much money? Local columnist Gordon Dillow wonders if pensions are too high for police officers and…

Moorlach & Street, Stickin’ Together…

Many kudos to Total Buzz for this pretty picture of John Moorlach and Chriss Street! Oh yes, and more kudos to them for this. Check out what Chriss Street has been buying for his office using our tax dollars. All in all, Street has so far spent a grand total of $950,754 of OUR TAX…

OC Register: A Stunning Lack of Integrity

You can tell a lot about the culture of a company by the way it treats its employees.  We hear from CEOs all the time how they believe that their employees are their greatest assets.  Unfortunately what these CEOs say doesn’t always correspond to the way they actually treat their “greatest assets.” I spoke with…

Oops, Jabba was right, sort of.

On Wednesday I fired off a post claiming that Jabbering Jabba the Greenhut was wrong about the amount of Sheriff Carona’s pension benefit.  Jabba had claimed in a post on th Regiister’s Orange Punch Blog that day that Sheriff Carona received the 3% @ 50 Pension benefit, I said it was 2.7 @ 55. Well,…