Tag Archive for hate speech

Kris Murray talks with TheLiberalOC about Anaheim

Anaheim council member Kris Murray

It’s no secret I have a contrarian point of view on the what should happen between the city of Anaheim and the Angels as both sides begin the process for negotiation on the Angels lease.  And I have very strong opinions on the redistricting of Anaheim city council districts and a proposed light rail system…

Anaheim City Council Republicans Slow to Condemn Hate Speech

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

At last Monday’s special meeting of the Anaheim City Council, William Fitzgerald, identified as a spokesperson for Anaheim HOME, used his three minutes of public commentary to defame Council member Jordan Brandman with an anti-Semitic and anti-Gay rant that should be personally embarrassing to him.  During those three minutes, Fitzgerald is within his constitutional First…

New UCLA Study Cites Anti-Latino/Anti-Undocumented Hate Speech by KFI Radio

Hat tip to Media Matters for news of a recently completed study by UCLA’s Chicano Studies Research Center.  The report, “Quantifying Hate Speech On Commercial Talk Radio,” carefully researched “hate speech” documented in Southern Calfironia talk radio stations.  The report cites KFI’s “John and Ken Show” as a prime example of a program that “disproportionately targeted Latino, Mexican…

Note to Santa Ana City Council: Your words could haunt you!

Claudia Alvarez and Miguel Pulido

With the recent uproar over Santa Ana Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez’s inflammatory anti-Semitic remarks I thought it would be useful to point out some things to the members of the City Council sitting on the sidelines with their fingers held high in the air in a futile effort to assess wind direction in a tornado.  You…

Hundreds of protestors and some supporters rally in Villa Park

Yorba Linda Protest1

Close to 500 protestors showed up at the Villa Park City Council meeting on Tuesday to demand that Councilwoman Deborah Pauley apologize for her comments outside a Yorba Linda fundraiser for an Islamic charity. At a special meeting on March 15th, the Villa Park City Council distanced itself from Pauley’s remarks, stopping short of censuring her for what has been called hate speech.