Tag Archive for Hypocrisy

The Edited Fleischman; let’s change 8 words

Jon’s lede paragraph from today’s Flash Report commentary: It would seem that the more that a microscope is applied to the dealings of Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez, the more it shows a pattern — that absolute power does corrupt absolutely.  One can probably figure that at some point Nunez was, well, like the rest of…

FLASHREPORT = Faux News

Well it’s been a couple days now, you would think that somewhere on the FLASHREPORT Jon Fleischman would make some mention of the troubles surrounding his former boss, Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona.  There are numerous ways that he could cover this national story with Orange County roots in a supportive way. But Jon will…

CARONA FILES: Commentary of the Day

Yesterday was a day full of media reports about Mike Carona, his indictment and arraignment in federal court. While we were waiting for the attorneys to show up and tells us what had happened inside the court room we did get our share of entertainment, For me the most entertaining part was the appearance of…

Laura Bush’s Mini-Burka; any outrage from the Right?

  Back in May, our friend Matt Cunningham wrote this in response to a link I posted of a Wall Street Journal piece and my post was titled “Scary Neocons.” Jubal, on May 31st, 2007 at 4:04 pm Said: Maybe Ahmadinejad and the mullahs will renounce the the acquisition of nukes if Nancy Pelosi goes…

OC Fire Update and a FLUSH REPORT

The Orange County Register reports this morning: Modjeska Canyon residents evacuated Thousands of homes Modjeska and Silverado Canyons and the foothills of Lake Forest were being threatened by flames early Tuesday morning as the Santiago fire continued a wind-whipped march through canyons across paper-dry geography. Fire officials were predicting buildings in Modjeska Canyon would be…

“Phony Soldiers” or 12 Who Don’t Get Military Ethos?

As State Rep. Chuck DeVore reminds me, I’ve never served in the military and I just don’t get military ethos. Yet as I review vast titles of newspapers and magazines daily, I keep coming across columns like this one in today’s Washington Post.  No doubt, Rush Limbaugh would call these writers “phony soldiers” and Chuck…