Tag Archive for Red County

New Right Wing Blog Debuts

Those who follow the blogsphere in Orange County know that Red County hasn’t been the same in quite some time.  A new conservative political blog has just been launched to fill a void left behind by Red County, the occasional musings of PowerBlue Blog and the editorial blogs offered by the OC Register.  And with…

The Angry Right

The weekend kicked off with a spirited debate between LiberalOC publisher Chris Prevatt and the OC Register’s Mark Landsbaum over an editorial in the Register reacting to President Obama’s State of the Union address.  Landsbaum has published not one – but two editorials entitled “Obama the Angry” and in the last piece, identified the notion…

Grassroots vs Astroturf in Tustin

Our friends at Red County are starting to take a page from the Orange Juice and FFFF blogs, notably, bloggers who hide behind a pseudonym to make a point.  And “City Watcher” has penned a post on the Recall Amante effort to kick Mayor Jerry Amante to the curb before his term expires late next…

SEC charges Chip Hanlon’s Investment Firm with Fraud

Maybe that beer at Skosh Monahan’s this Sunday with Andrew Breitbart and Dana Rohrbacher won’t happen afterall.  Red County publisher Chip Hanlon’s investment company has been charged with fraud by the SEC. Here’s the Register’s take on it and the story from the LA Times.  From the Times story: “As a result of these misleading…

A Reader Rebuttal worth Reading

April Fool's 2007

On April Fool’s Day 2007, Mike Lawson pulled the perfect prank announcing that Red County has acquired the Liberal OC blog and changed the name to “The Blue Minority” with a tag line “Because even Liberals should get the chance to speak.”  A political reporter from the Register actually bought it and called Matt Cunningham…

The Birther Distraction Continues on Red County

It’s always a good idea to wander over to our friends at Red County to see what they are writing about these days. And while this post didn’t pop up on it’s Orange County generated content, since it’s “Chip Hanlon’s Red County,” has has to take ownership for it.  A complete birther call for Obama…