Tag Archive for Mike Schroeder

Drinking Liberally Tonight in Santa Ana


It’s been a while since I’ve posted a reminder about our regular Thursday gathering of liberals in Santa Ana. But since this is the last Drinking Liberally gathering before Thanksgiving (we only drink liberally at home with family on Thanksgiving evening). But tonight provides a special opportunity.

Lincoln Club Members To Buy OC Register

OC Register Headquarters

After years of speculation that the LA Times was planning to buy the Orange County Register, a group of investors, all affiliated with the right-wing Lincoln Club of Orange County, have announced a bid to purchase the publication and save it from being co-opted by the “liberal media.”

Mickadeit at the Zoo

Some posts just write themselves.  While we certainly don’t see eye to eye on everything, especially politics in Irvine, one has to admire the moxy of Register columnist Frank Mickadeit in a primate cage at the Santa Ana Zoo.  So what do you call Mickadeit and Mike Schroeder in a primate cage at the zoo? …

Why Fleischman Turned on Duvall

In a nutshell it looks like the California GOP Vice-Chair Jon Fleischman is up to his eyeballs in the “Open Mike” Duvall sex talk scandal.  Back in 2007 Fleischman’s wife Maureen worked for Mike Duvall on his Assembly staff.  Sources tell us she was let go for having an attitude problem. We are hearing it was something along…

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…

Carona Sentencing set for Monday

Disgraced, resigned, and convicted felon ex-sheriff Mike Carona (the only former sheriff of Orange County without a portrait at the Sheriff’s Office) will learn his fate Monday when he is sentenced on his felony conviction of witness tampering.  The Orange County Register reports this morning that Carona and others like Mike Schroeder, ex-undersheriff Jo Ann…