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Loretta Sanchez goes Hollywood

The entertainment press is reporting that former OC Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez is executive producing a new political drama called “The Accidental Candidate,” and the storyline sort of mirrors Sanchez’s rise to Congress on the back on B-1 Bob Dornan. From The Hollywood Reporter: NBC is looking to a former congresswoman for a new take on…

Irvine Finance Commissioner Warns of Economic Collapse While Markets Explode in New Growth

  Irvine Finance Commissioner Allan Bartlett issued a public service announcement on Facebook yesterday, warning his friends to take appropriate steps to protect their assets due to the pending catastrophic economic collapse that Bartlett feels is inevitable in light the Federal Reserve’s decision to continue funding the federal stimulus. Bartlett wrote:  “Allan’s PSA of the day:…

RIP: The Fairness Doctrine

The FCC yesteday effectively killed the Fairness Doctrine, which had been effectively deregulated since the Reagan Administration, along with about 80 other rules affecting broadcast communication that the Obama Administration considers “out of date.” I believe this is a mistake. Mass media have evolved into multiple sources of media from a host of new satellite…

Rep. Royce Ties Arizona Shooting to Fairness Doctrine (huh?)

Fallout from the Arizona shooting continues to reverberate from Washington DC to Orange County.  Last week, Irvine City Council member and 2010 Democratic congressional candidate Beth Krom weighed in with a letter to the editor in the OC Register calling the right wing media to task for elevating the rhetoric. Key points from Krom’s letter:…

Did the Register Forget an Important Anniversary?

Thirty six years ago today, Yorba Linda’s own Richard Nixon resigned from the office of president.  He flew into the El Toro Airbase back to his Orange County roots and a home in San Clemente, where comedian, an OC native, Steve Martin imagined him walking the beaches with big old shorts on using a metal detector.…