Tag Archive for Janet Nguyen

Maybe Jerry (Amante) Can Host a Telethon for Tustin

One of my biggest complaints about conservative Republicans running for office in Orange County is that they seldom have a record that matches their rhetoric.  Rep. John Campbell decries government spending when proposed by President Obama but votes for the bailout of banks and the automobile industry when the ideas are proposed by the Bush…

Sue Perez Drops Out

Hat Tip to Matt Cunningham at Red County for his report that Sue Perez has decided not to challenge State Senator Lou Correa.  The story says Perez may have some baggage that could be damaging in mail pieces against her, but her biggest issue is that she doesn’t live in the district.  Matt seems convinced…

Supes “Free Willi”-ams to continue business as usual

I’m sure that the fact that Williams personal attorney Phil Greer has represented all of the sitting members of the Board of Supervisors except for John Moorlach couldn’t possibly have played a role in the decisions of Supervisor’s Bates and Nguyen to oppose the solution recommended by CEO Tom Mauk (snark). Bates proposed looking into the matter further when the Board discusses the next County budget in May.

County IT Spending Like Drunken Sailors On No Bid Contracts

The practice of contracting out millions of dollars to outside companies and then failing to monitor their progress has been an ongoing problem, particularly with the County IT department. Now it looks like these guys have been monkeying around with the contracts process. I wonder if the Board will actually do anything to curb this behavior.

Lan Nguyen: Racial Harmonist

Garden Grove Unified School Board Member and Van Tran acolyte Lan Quoc Nguyen is quoted by the Nguoi Viet Daily News as claiming that Caucasian, Black and Latino students fear going to school with Asian children, Vietnamese in particular, because they cannot compete. You can read R. Scott Moxley’s and The Bolsavik’s stories on this latest meltdown…