Tag Archive for Jon Fleischman

What Did Sacramento Republicans Know and When?

The big story seems to be Mike Duvall’s admitted affairs with two Sacramento lobbyists. What seems to be getting lost in all this is two major points stated in the OC Weekly that he was bragging to another Republican colleague, which we can presume is also a self-proclaimed “traditional values” Republicans since Duvall’s predecessor Lynn Daucher…

Whitewashing “Greenwashed” Canvas Grocery Bags

I read the Flash Report so you don’t have to. In this post, Jon Fleischman decides to rail against those feel good canvas reuable grocery bags you get at While Foods or Trader Joe’s (I own several).  And Register columnist Mark Lansbaum decides that Fleischman is onto something here. Here’s what Jon had to say:…

Conservative Blog Coverage of Carona’s Sentencing

Crickets. Nothing on the Flash Report. But click here for a stroll down memory lane on Jon’s man-crush on Sheriff Mike. And for a laugh, click here and be sure to read the URL of the website and the content of the page. A story from yesterday directing readers to the Register’s Twitter coverage of…

Bloggers Behaving Badly

I spent some time reading the local blogs and checking in with my Facebook friends and am noting some interesting comments in posts. Let’s start with our friends at Orange Punch, where Steve Greenhut has a post about how Conservatives will be spending considerable time in the wilderness.  No disagreement there.  But then Stephen wrote…

Flash Report Angst Means Budget Deal is Close

There are no fewer that three posts on the Flash Report today that indicates State Senator Abel Maldonado R-Santa Maria) has cut a deal in exchange for his vote and that the Big 5′s compromise budget deal that combines spending cuts, tax increases and new debt will pass.  As much as I hate sending traffic…

Buyer’s Remorse at The Flash Report

I know that state is in deep fiscal trouble, and I know that both parties share blame for it, and I know I should be deeply concerned.  But pardon me for enjoying the Republian melt-down over the Governor’s proposal to increase the sales tax — temporarily — as one of the remedies to help us…