Tag Archive for OC Register

OC Register Editorial Misses the Mark on Parcel Tax Questions

With the OC Register editorial desk, it’s a pretty simple equation.  You’ll earn their support if you agree to always oppose any tax increase or agree never to take money from public employee unions.  New State Rep. Sharon Quirk-Silva has already demonstrated that she’s a caution interview subject in speaking with the Register’s opinion writers…

Irvine’s Pervs in the Park Ordinance is Unconstitutional

Harvard Park, Irvine

One of the platforms that Irvine Republicans ran on in November’s election was how Council member Larry Agran weakened a county ordinance to protect kids in Irvine’s park against child sexual predators and child pornographers complete with a nasty hit piece with a photo of a hooded pervert stalking little kids. That pervert was later…

What Reagan Revolution?

With the election behind us and in the books and time being short because of the holidays, the Letters to the Editor section of the OC Register has been a great source of amusement of angst-filled conservatives bemoaning a bluer county and a bluer California and America for that matter. My favorite single factoid to…

Save The Eli Home

Outgoing Anaheim council member Lorri Galloway has fought for the residents and taxpayers of Anaheim for the past eight years, and now it’s time residents of Orange County pitch in to help Galloway help the children of battered families and save the Eli Home from Closure. The Register’s Frank Mickadeit has details in this column.…

Irvine’s Puppet Master

I have had the good fortune to get to know Beth Krom, Sukhee Kang and Larry Agran over the years.  The constant Republican spin is that both Kang and Krom have their puppet strings pulled by Agran.  And while the three may vote alike, Agran has no control over either of them.  The three bicker…

The Trader Joe’s Encounter, Part II: The Lie

So on to Part II of my Sunday night encounter with Dr. No.  I asked Irvine Republican Mayoral candidate Steven Choi about a flyer promoting his candidacy that was dropped off at my door.  The flyer contained a cheap photocopied story on an OC Register story written by Thomas Martinez that reported on an inaccurate…