Tag Archive for Orange County Register

Edwards campaign calls local reporter illegitimate

    Political Reporter for The Orange County Register Martin Wisckol had an interview lined up with Elizabeth Edwards after the very successful Truman Awards Dinner, and everything was in order until an Edwards Campaign staff member called to talk about the questions that Wisckol would be asking.From Wisckol’s blog post:   I said that among…

Diane Harkey Does It Again

Oh, my! Here we go again! Just when the world was starting to forget Diane Harkey and her kooky antics, Ms. Harkey herself must give us all a reminder of what she’s all about. Check out what I just got from the Recall Diane Harkey Campaign: Diane Harkey demonstrated once again where her political priorities…

What Do YOU Think About Orange Cracking Down on Day Laborers?

  “I want to make it clear that we aren’t condoning the solicitation of work,” Orange Mayor Carolyn Cavecche said. “Because of federal laws, our hands are tied and we are looking to ways to solve the problems caused by these large groups of men gathering on our streets. Since our federal government can’t do…

Universal Health Care, Register’s Landsbaum get’s it wrong

Yesterday, in the Orange County Register’s Editorial blog Orange Punch, Mark Landsbaum took a break from his flat earth perspective, and obsession, on global warming to tackle a report in the UK’s The Guardian about problems with the nationalized health care system in Britain.  The problem is he actually ended up pointing out that while the…

On Health Care: OC Register Supports Union Control?

Well, I doubt it but that seems to be the premise of their Sunday [editorial] . America is rushing to a pivotal decision that could dictate the nature of health care for decades to come. Escalating costs, rising consumer demand, coupled with employers reducing benefits, are creating widespread unease. These and related converging factors guarantee…