Tag Archive for History

John McCain needs a history lesson

CNN reports for the second time in two days, John McCain has referred to current events on energy usage in “Czechoslovakia.”  Previously, he made references to Vladmir Putin, the leader of Germany.  Czechosolvakia officially ceased to exist in January 1993 and as Senator, McCain has met with leaders of both the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Putin,…

Oversight? Who needs it? We’ve got Keystone Managers/Cops

Just one more example of How Orange County CEO Tom Mauk lets managers off the hook for errors that cost the taxpayers hundreds of thousands, if not millions of dollars to fix. Be it managing personnel OC CEO Mauk condones Bustamantes’ sexist remarks!, or contracts here, he just keeps getting it wrong. County IT task…

Comedian George Carlin dies at 71

LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) By Ed Payne – Comedian-actor George Carlin, know for his raunchy, but insightful humor, died Sunday in Los Angeles, his publicist said. He was 71. Carlin performed as recently as last weekend at the Orleans Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas. Jeff Abraham says Carlin went into St. John’s Health Center on…

Bush Administration DID LIE us into Iraq

The Red County/OC Blog feed headline “Bush Never Lied To Us About Iraq” caught my eye this afternoon. I had to click through to see what drug Jubal/Matt Cunningham was on.  Prominent Democrats and their apologists have claimed ad nauseum that they — and by extension the nation — were deliberately mislead into war by the…

My day at the Courthouse…

They came from all parts to the brick and sandstone courthouse surrounded by lush green lawn on a full city block. The morning fog cleared just in time to see the ancient cannons out front before the doors were unlocked. It was a brilliant warm June day, strangely familiar, but it would prove to be…