Tag Archive for OC GOP

OC GOP seeks candidate “purity” test for endorsement

I’m wiped from two straight days at ComicCon in San Diego but opened my Facebook page and found this ditty from our friend Allan Bartlett. It’s the questionnaire for the OC GOP for Republican candidates for office and even for endorsement in non-partisan races.  And the issue of carpetbagging makes the grade.  Seems our county…

More Erik Brown OC Consulting Connections

Yesterday the scandal of a local GOP political consultant Erik Brown charging the RNC for a jaunt to a “sex & bondage” themed entertainment venue caused quite a stir. Well, we did a little digging and found at least two more OC GOP candidates with ties to Erik Brown.

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…

County Supes Wasting More Taxpayer Money

We have heard time and time again from Republicans/Conservatives how private enterprise can do the job better than government; that government workers are too expensive; and if you can find it in the yellow-pages the government workers shouldn’t be doing it. Tony Saavedra at the Orange County Register has a report out about the County…

Frank Mickadeit Finally Catches Up

Nice to see the Register’s Frank Mickadeit finally catch up to the blogs on the Dick Ackerman running for Mayor of Irvine rumor we first reported on, with no confirmation or denial from Ackerman’s staff, and which Matt Cunnnigham quashed a few days later on Red County (apparently Ackerman can only return calls to conservative…