Tag Archive for LATimes

Marriage Equality in CA – The first four days

As far as I can tell, and since I am able to write this post I am pretty sure I am correct, the world has not come to an end because same gender marriages are now legally recognized in the State of California. I am also pretty sure that the institution of marriage has not…

Bush Administration DID LIE us into Iraq

The Red County/OC Blog feed headline “Bush Never Lied To Us About Iraq” caught my eye this afternoon. I had to click through to see what drug Jubal/Matt Cunningham was on.  Prominent Democrats and their apologists have claimed ad nauseum that they — and by extension the nation — were deliberately mislead into war by the…

Dear Tom: About that whole Carlos thing…

I mentioned on Wednesday that I had heard back from the CEO Media Relations office regarding comments attributed to OC Public Works Director of Administration, and Santa Ana City Councilman, Carlos Bustamante regarding the appointment of Orange County’s new Sheriff Sandra Hutchens. “The County Executive Office is unable to comment on personnel matters.” Please forgive…

What to do about Carlos?

Orange County CEO Tom Mauk has a problem. The problem is Carlos “Bubba BustyGump” Bustamante. The Director of OC Public Works Administration cannot seem to figure out when to keep his unfunny sexist jokes to himself. He also forgot rule #1, Never tell an off color joke to, or in earshot of a reporter. UPDATE: just got…

The Real Republicans of Orange County… And Why We Should Defeat Them

“Typically in Republican primaries and typically in Orange County, the candidates are going to be pretty close together philosophically, so it makes it more challenging to indicate differences between the candidates that can convince voters they should vote for you and not the other guy.” – Dick Ackerman, Soon-to-be-termed-out State Senate Minority Leader (R-Irvine) I…

Remembering California’s Iraq Occupation Dead

From the LATimes today: A Times analysis provides a portrait of the state’s military personnel who have died in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. CLICK HERE or on the image above to view the video. Today’s entire BRAD BLOG is turned over today to the names of the U.S. troops who have been killed in…