Tag Archive for Jordan Brandman

Sanctuary Cities vs. Welcoming Cities

Dr. Jose F. Moreno’s contribution to the next Anaheim City Council agenda was to discuss the possibility of turning Anaheim into a “welcoming city” which created a measure of confusion when compared with Santa Ana’s declaration of becoming a “sanctuary city.” The difference is stark.  “Welcoming City” status, while referencing immigrants, seems to trend towards…

Anaheim City Council Elections are Settled

It’s all over but the shouting in Anaheim has the votes outstanding likely won’t change the outcomes posted yesterday by the Orange County ROV on OCVote.com, but in District 3, Dr. Jose Moreno eeked out a 44-vote victory over incumbent Council member Jordan Brandman. I’m surprised by the closeness of this race simply because Moreno…

Jose Moreno announced LGBTQ endorsement; then why is he allowing IEs from an anti-Gay millionaire to benefit his campaign

Dr. Jose F. Moreno is running for Anaheim City Council in District 3 against Jordan Brandman, an incumbent council member who is openly gay.  Moreno announced via email he had received an important endorsement from HONOR PAC, a non-partisan group that focuses attention of the LGBTQ Latino/Latina communities.  And as this announcement came across my…

Greg Diamond doesn’t speak for me

I had a half dozen texts on my phone this morning when I got up for bootcamp all pointing to an editorial by Greg Diamond over at The Orange Juice Blog.  Greg’s running out of material that he needs to take offense to posts written here.  Let’s make a few things clear: Greg Diamond doesn’t…