Tag Archive for Governor

Irvine Tattler

The other blogs are posting articles about the Irvine Tattler set up by self-proclaimed “Former Friend of Larry” Steve Smith, a former Agran staffer.  The stories are re-treds of previously reported stuff; Earl Zucht was a stleath candidate which is why Beth Krom won in 2004 (but no explanation for her landslide win in 2006);…

Sunday Read: How About a Budget That Works for Everyone?

If the Governor demands our children, the disabled, and the poor to make sacrifices, then he ought to make the same demand on those who profit from loopholes in the tax system. We cannot continue to balance the budget on the backs of our poorest and most fragile people. It is wrong; it is reprehensible.…

My February 5 Election Endorsements & Election Open Forum

OK, it’s starting to get close to Election Day. And as such, I figured now would be a good time to talk with you about how we’re voting. Here at The Liberal OC we have no “editorial board” deciding endorsements, so don’t take this as official endorsements from the entire blog team. I’m just speaking…

Arnold comes out FOR Prop 93

I’m not a big an of term limits, because we have something called “elections” to get rid of ineffective or crooked politicians. That said, the Governor has come out for Prop 93, the revised term limits bill on the Ballot next Month. Here’s the editorial from the LA Times: From the op-ed: “It takes time…

There he goes again. Moorlach’s an idiot!

Today Governor Schwarzenegger announced his proposed budget, which proposes billions of dollars in cuts to healthcare and programs for the poor in California. In his typical demagogue fashion, Board of Supervisor’s Chairman John Moorlach blamed public employess for the shortfall. Specifically, the told the Orange County Register’s Total Buzz reporter Peggy Lowe that the Governor…

Bustamante Keeps $1.5 Million Gentrification Plan Alive

Santa Ana City Councilman Carlos Bustamante continues to push for the city of Santa Ana to purchase a property in the French Park neighborhood at a cost to the taxpayers of $1,500,000 in an effort to appease one of his supporters.  Bustamante, who was recently appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to the California Fair Employment and…