Tag Archive for Orange County Register

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…

What Do YOU Think: How Safe Is Your City?

Orange County saw a slight drop, 1.2 percent, in violent crimes compared with 2005, while property crime fell 6.2 percent, resulting in an overall decline of 5.6 percent. Yes, I saw this in The Register this morning. The crime rate continues to fall in Orange County, and many of our communities are incredibly safe. In…

OC Board of Supes, wasting more money.

Last week Peggy Lowe of the Orange County Register reported on the independent legal analysis of Chicken Little Moorlach’s proposed legal challenge to the 2002 increase in Deputy Sheriff pension benefit [O.C. pension plan won't prevail].  Peggy’s story focused on an analysis of the independent attorney hired by the Board to review the merits of the…

What Do YOU Think: Mitt Romney on Iraq

“Why are you not listening to the people?” That was Pat Alviso of Huntington Beach, whose son Beto recently returned from two tours of duty in Iraq as a Marine. She attended the “Ask Mitt Anything” event at Chapman University yesterday where GOP Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney took questions from the audience. Well anyways, Pat…

More OCRegister B.S. on Health Care

I’ve read some pretty nutty editorials from the Orange County Register; but Sunday’s editorial On health care, beware what you wish for took things to a new level. Demagogues preying on natural fears have created a false sense of urgency for government-sponsored medical system. A recent poll informs us that nearly 70 percent of Californians…