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What are the Top Ten Most Taxed States in America?

I’ve had the good graces to live in New York, Massachusetts and California, and no matter whhcih state I call home, there are cries about how this state (whichever one I’m in) is the “most taxed state in America.  My favorite nickname for a state was “Taxachusetts.”  But the good people at MainStreet.com have crunched…

Tustin Recall Effort Isn’t a Waste of Time or Money

The Orange County Register has finally covered the effort to recall the Il Duce of Tustin, Mayor Jerry Amante, in Wednesday’s edition.  We hope the article attracts a significant amount of letter writers both for and against the mayor’s recall because the more the facts come forward, the more support a recall of Amante garners.…

On the Radar 6-20-2011

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Split Latino vote focus of redistricting hearing – Drawing new legislative districts for the entire state may be complex, but for most of the crowd that came to Cal State Fullerton to talk about the issue Saturday, the issue was a simple one: Keep Anaheim and Santa Ana together.

Amante is served with recall petition

Tustin city council chambers were packed last night as Mayor Jerry Amante was served with a recall notice.  A grassroots political organization presented Amante with a petition of 30 signatures – three times the required amount — for notice of recall. None of the signatures are from former elected or appointed official in Tustin. Amante,…

Godspeed Alan Bock

While there’s a great deal we complain about when it comes to the Register’s editorial/opinion pages, make no mistake that it comes from a position of respect.  Sure, we wish the Reguister had one center/left columnist and sure, we wishe there was more balance in the content.  And we’re likely not to get our way.…

A Reader Rebuttal worth Reading

April Fool's 2007

On April Fool’s Day 2007, Mike Lawson pulled the perfect prank announcing that Red County has acquired the Liberal OC blog and changed the name to “The Blue Minority” with a tag line “Because even Liberals should get the chance to speak.”  A political reporter from the Register actually bought it and called Matt Cunningham…