Tag Archive for LA Times

Defending the OC Register’s Paywall

You work hard for a living, don’t you?  You give your employer 110 percent every day and they take the toils of your labor and charge a customer for it in some manner.  You might be an accountant at a manufacturer, but you can be certain that your salary and benefits are factored in to…

Can Biometrics Solve Problem of Gun Violence?

In the wake of Newtown, CT, Christopher Dorner, the theater shooting in Colorado, Columbine and a host of other terrible shooting assaults on a defenseless public, there are calls for greater legislation to ban assault weapons and proposals to arm elemetnary school teachers and even janitors with weapons. A poll published last week in the…

Why Hasn’t Cardinal Mahony Been Arrested?

Each morning, the LA Times team covering the ongoing child sexual abuse scandal by priests in the Los Angeles archdiocese brings new revelations more shocking than the previous days story.  Over the weekend, Cardinal Roger Mahony was essentially stripped of any public duties by Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez while, somehow, remaining a priest in good…

OC State Assembly Members want to Put a Gun in the Hands of Your Kid’s Teacher, Principal and Janitor

In Orange County, our Republican-dominated state assembly representatives continue to demonstrate complete ineptness when it comes to getting fair funding for Orange County’s school districts.  Countless trips to Sacramento by parents groups and students, in addition to meetings with the legislators at their local officers, pleading for funding that elevates OC’s schools to “state average”…