Tag Archive for OC GOP

Firefighters Union Responds to “Political Vitriol” Column

Republican Party boss Scott Baugh recently penned a Reader Rebuttal to the OC Register regarding Political Vitriol and a hat tip to Tony Bedolla of the OC Professional Firefighters Association to call out Baugh for selective outrage.  Fascinating to see Republicans complain about deserved criticism while turning the other cheek to more obvious examples.  Bedolla…

Los Amigos Issues Statement on Alvarez Comments

Los Amigos of Orange County also issued a statement that both condemns Santa Ana Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez for her anti-Semitic comments while supporting her voice in the debate against the Chases and PBID.  This comes shortly after a similar statement from OCCHC.  Here’s the statement: Los Amigos of Orange County strongly denounces the…

Steve Lopez on Costa Mesa

Councilman Jim Righeimer - Costa Mesa, Photo: Chris Prevatt

It seems that in the past week, the Los Angeles Times has finally rediscovered Orange County. In particular, Costa Mesa and the boiling controversy created by extreamist in the GOP who are hell-bent on destroying public sector employees, their benefits, and their ability to collectively advocate and bargin through their unions.

A Not So Red County….

According to a new report from the Rose Institute for Local and State Government at Claremont McKenna College, the iron grip Republicans have had on Orange County has lost considerable strength. Democratic registration remains stable while the number of independents and DTS voters has expanded, but if the trends continue, we’ll soon see a toe-to-toe…