Tag Archive for Jon Fleischman

Don’t Let Facts Get in the Way of Changing Your Mind

“I glanced through the stuff you gave me. While I did not fact check it…or even finish it, I do not believe that it contains all of the governmental fees, taxes on corporations, import, export, excise, permitting…etc, etc, etc…that all gets passed along to us. You may be right about state and federal income tax rates, but the statistics that I have seen indicate that 50% of the GDP goes to government ultimately in one form or another.

Concordia University drops SJC Councilman Reeve as Instructor

Irvine’s Concordia University has parted ways with conservative councilmember Derek Reeve, a part-time instructor at the University, after Patch.com reported Reeve’s blog posts featured whole passages lifted from other publications.  SJC Patch has the full story here. Reeve, who’s been in a bit of hot water for advocating that San Juan Capsitrano residents be able to…

A Flash is Panned

Buried in the coverage of Scott Baugh’s re-election to lead the Orange County GOP was the stunning upset of Flash Report publisher Jon Fleischman, who lost the first chairman seat to Villa Park council member Deborah Pauly, a Tea Partier who won the seat in a run-off.  Allan Bartlett finished a distant third. Fleischman was…

What Mike Carona can expect when he goes to Federal Prison

So ex-sherriff Mike Carona (excuse me, the disgraced and convicted felon ex-sherriff Mike Carona) has lost his appeal and is off to federal prison. But what will federal prison look like for Carona exactly?  Since he’s former law enforcement, he’ll likely have minimum security but for a  sense of what jail is actually like, we turned…

The Scariest Bloggers in the OC-2010 edition

  It’s Halloween, so for our annual Trick or Treat, we present our picks for the scariest bloggers in the OC blogsphere with tongue firmly planted in cheek.  Let us know if there’s anyone we missed. Bloggers 10.  Claudio Gallegos, The LiberalOC — from disrupting the NUFF forum to insisting that if he saw Miguel…