Tag Archive for OC Register

Mickadeit’s Irvine Slogan Contest

OC Register columnist Frank Mickadeit has decided to have some fun with a city slogan contest offered by the City of Irvine.  Since Frank is practically underwear buddies with the city’s Republican leadership and those who pledge allegiance to the Lincoln Club, he decided to take a few potshots at Irvine. Go ahead Frank. We…

Fleischman on KCET: “I Know People (from OCSD) with $100K $150K, $200K Pensions”; Does the name Carona Ring a Bell?

I had the misfortune of watching KCET’s post State of the State analysis last night. David Lazarus, a brilliant business columnist for the LA Times, and Judy Muller, a professor of journalism at USC and former CBS News correspondent, had the misfortune of being paired with Flash Report’s Jon Fleischman. I’ll boil down Fleischman’s argument…

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:…

The Best Holiday Card of the Year

LaerPearce-Rizzo

  Laer Pearce, who heads up Laer Pearce & Associates, is a conservative I enjoy debating.  We travel in the same professional circles and he’s a well-respected communications professional and a thoughtful (through often wrong) conservative.  Our virtual conversations are punctuated with a lot of humor and Laer is never one to be mean-spirited. Did…

Political Hit Sites Thrive: Shawn Nelson Takes a Turn

A new political hit site has debuted against 4th district supervisor Shawn Nelson and as political hit sites go, it’s a little lame.  The site www.nowaynelson.com has a photo of Shawn Nelson sitting on bricks of gold and the defintion of hypocrite below the photo and three links to stories about Nelson’s pension enrollment in…