Tag Archive for Hypocrisy

While we were sleeping…

Back on July 31st, while everyone was focused on the proposal to challenge Deputy Sheriff pensions proposed by Supervisor Moorlach, the Board of Supervisor’s spiked their pay and pensions. “It’s the height of hypocrisy to carry a banner of pension reform while quietly spiking your own pension,” – Larry Yellin, President of the Orange County…

Exactly what part of “NOT LIKELY TO PREVAIL” isn’t clear?

Last week the Orange County Board of Supervisors received the independent review of Supervisor Moorlach’s challenge to the Deputy Pension benefit increases granted in 2002.  The report, requested by Fifth District Supervisor Patricia Bates, cast serious doubt on the likelihood of success of Moorlach’s proposal. If you ask for a second independent opinion, and that…

These Guys Don’t Understand Military Ethos

I never served in the military, so, per State Rep. Chuck DeVore, I don’t get military ethos, and presumably, not qualified to weigh in on an opinion uttered by Rep. Boehner that our blood and treasure (soldiers and tax dollars) are a small price to pay for achiveing our ultimate goal in Iraq.  Considering only…

Assemblyman DeVore’s Hypocrisy

A few weeks ago Assemblyman Chuck DeVore had an Op-Ed printed in Investor’s Business Daily regarding the need to lift the ban on building new nuclear power plants in California to comply with AB32 The California Global Warming Act of 2006.  In his commentary DeVore said: Global warming has become a lot like the weather:…

The Land of the (Mostly) Free

It’s official: under Republican rule, the United States has dropped to 35th place on the list of free nations in the world from 22nd in 2005; this according to the Worldwide Governance Indicators Report and last Friday’s TIME Magazine. The report ranks nations by the amount of freedom citizens have to voice opinions, choose their…