Tag Archive for Matt Cunningham

Is $17 Billion a Lot of Money? More GOP Doublespeak

  The late Senator Everett Dirksen once said wryly about spending public money, “A billion here, a billion there, sooner or later it adds up to real money.” Red County’s Matt Cunningham is positively shameless when it comes to being critical of anything President Obama does that might be viewed as a positive for the…

Colin Powell: “GOP needs to move to the Center”

A set up to this post.  Matt Cunningham has this post at Red County where he urges state assembly Republicans not to vote for Sam Blakeslee as the new assembly GOP leader because he’s the most liberal member of the GOP assembly. Matt writes: “The bad news is Assembly Republicans are apparently poised to replace…

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…

Bustamante Comes Clean

I think the last time Carlos Bustamante talked with a blogger was when he dropped his now infamous “water-bra” joke on Red County’s Matt Cunningham and former LATimes reporter Christian Berthelsen in the Hall of Administration. Well Carlos had something to say the other day so I joined other local bloggers for a brief meeting…

Conservatives Hate Celebrity Unless Celebrity is Conservative

How many times must we read Republican/Conservative contempt for Hollywood celebrity, which is largely liberal and pretty damn wealthy enough to put their money where their mouths are in terms of supports causes they favor, except when that member of Hollywood is a conservative? State Rep. Chuck DeVore took aim at Hollywood liberals recently via…

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…

Was the New Deal a Failure?

“Obama is re-running the FDR’s attempt to spend our way out of economic downturn. It failed then, and it will fail now. “ — Matt Cunningam, in a comment posted last week on the LiberalOC.com I always have to give credit to people like Matt Cunningham and assemblyman Chuck DeVore; their claims of facts on…