Tag Archive for OC GOP

A Flash is Panned

Buried in the coverage of Scott Baugh’s re-election to lead the Orange County GOP was the stunning upset of Flash Report publisher Jon Fleischman, who lost the first chairman seat to Villa Park council member Deborah Pauly, a Tea Partier who won the seat in a run-off.  Allan Bartlett finished a distant third. Fleischman was…

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…