Tag Archive for Hypocrisy

Unanswered Questions

Great seeing everyone at Drinking Liberally last night.  It was a wonderful send off for Mike Lawson who will be missed. We had a great time discussing our debates with our friends on the right.  I have the final say in two different posts here, both of which end with a question and some folks…

Pedroza talks to Norby: Not Janet’s Fault???

Thursday evening Art Pedroza over at Orange Juice Blog posted about his conversation with Supervisor Norby about Janet Nguyens’s inability to live within her means as a Supervisor and his stupid personal attack on Norby while he defended Nguyen. Norby also had a few interesting comments about Supervisor Nguyen and her staffer dilemma. He agreed…

How do you round off $195,000 in office upgrades?

With more than $5,000 in loaned museum artwork of course. Norberto Santana at the Orange County Register has the scoop. Supervisor John Moorlach, who today will host an openhouse to show off his newly remodeled office at the Hall of Administration, has added 11 paintings and reproductions from the Irvine Museum, to further spruce up…

Thomas Gordon: Speaking Truth to Power

And the Santa Ana Banana Republic Junta doesn’t like it. Note to Sal Tinajero: When you ask someone to serve your city on a Commission, let them do the job. Don’t try to remove them for political reasons. The City Council (Junta) of the Banana Republic of Santa Ana will decide tonight on the proposed…

Will State or OC GOP Require a Loyalty Oath Like Virginia Does?

Found this story off of the Associated Press.  If you’re a Republican and you plan to vote in Virginia’s primary, you must pledge an oath of loyalty to the Republican Party. It’s catching on elsewhere…..could it happen here? RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — If you’re planning to vote in Virginia’s February Republican presidential primary, be prepared…

The Hypocrisy of Darth Norby

On Tuesday the Orange County Register reported on the comments of Orange County Board of Supervisors Chairman Chris “Darth” Norby about the 6 % raise and 3% bonus given to OCTA CEO Art Leahy. Supervisor Darth Norby said: “The 6 percent raise is fine,” he said, “but to continue to grant these 3 percent bonuses…

Rudy’s Earmarks

We keep hearing about how Republican politicians are leading the way to expose earmark spending.  Rep. John Campbell (R-Irvine) has emerged as a champion of this effort despite his own well-documented record of voting for all sorts of earmarks when the Republicans controlled Congress. GOP frontrunner Rudy Giuliani is campaigning against Congressional earmarks, unless of…