Tag Archive for Mike Carona

Fleischman on KCET: “I Know People (from OCSD) with $100K $150K, $200K Pensions”; Does the name Carona Ring a Bell?

I had the misfortune of watching KCET’s post State of the State analysis last night. David Lazarus, a brilliant business columnist for the LA Times, and Judy Muller, a professor of journalism at USC and former CBS News correspondent, had the misfortune of being paired with Flash Report’s Jon Fleischman. I’ll boil down Fleischman’s argument…

What Mike Carona can expect when he goes to Federal Prison

So ex-sherriff Mike Carona (excuse me, the disgraced and convicted felon ex-sherriff Mike Carona) has lost his appeal and is off to federal prison. But what will federal prison look like for Carona exactly?  Since he’s former law enforcement, he’ll likely have minimum security but for a  sense of what jail is actually like, we turned…

Assembly Candidate Jerry Amante Touts an Endorsement from “Open” Mike Duvall

In another chapter of “Conservative Republican candidates with Attention to Detail Deficit Disorder (ADDD),” conservative candidate for AD-70 Jerry Amante has a new brochure out touting his candidacy with a list of prominent endorsements.  And guess who’s on the list?  None other than disgraced and resigned former AD-72 assembly “Open” Mike Duvall (aka “Drippy”). Here’s…

AP’s Top News Stories of 2009

I would have thought the confirmation of Justice Sotomayor would have warranted inclusion, but per the editors of the Associated Press, here are the top news stories of 2009. Here are 2009′s top 10 stories as voted by the U.S. editors and news directors:  -1. THE ECONOMY: Despite a $787 billion federal stimulus package, much…

The Sheriff’s Race and Confusion over Concealed Weapons Permits

Bill Hunt has entered the race for Sheriff against current OC sheriff Sandra Hutchens.  Hunt seems to be making an issue over the politicization of the issuance of concealed weapons permits (CCWs).  The corrupt, disgraced, former sheriff, convicted felon Mike Carona (who’s going to the big house later this month) used to issue CCWs to reward political…