I usually try to ignore the rhetoric spewed across the editorial pages of the Orange County Register, but the following from yesterdays editorial Obama’s focus on fairness, not on a foul record, requires rebuttal.
As the lines for Congress, state senate and state assembly are finalized as a result of the citizen’s commission established by Prop 11 and Prop 20, those who study the new districts can say they deliver exactly on the promise of Prop 11 and Prop 20 — namely, fewer safe seats for each party and…
In looking at tonight’s agenda for the Costa Mesa City Council, I find myself wondering if the Four Boys of the Council have been hanging out in secret a bit too much at Monahan’s Pub. In spite of the fact that they have been told by a judge that they cannot contract out to private contractors any jobs currently held by public employees they are still spending the time of City staff, high priced consultants, and the City Council, on the fools errand of outsourcing before determining feasibility, or if it will actually save any money.
We are saddened to learn of the passing of OC Register Opinion editor Alan Bock. Our deepest sympathy goes out to Alan’s family. While politically we disagreed on virtually every issue, Alan was a great contributor to thoughtful political discourse.