Tag Archive for Red County

A Flash is Panned

Buried in the coverage of Scott Baugh’s re-election to lead the Orange County GOP was the stunning upset of Flash Report publisher Jon Fleischman, who lost the first chairman seat to Villa Park council member Deborah Pauly, a Tea Partier who won the seat in a run-off.  Allan Bartlett finished a distant third. Fleischman was…

Keith Olbermann Returns to Countdown; Maddow Defends

MSNBC Countdown host Keith Olbermann returns from a short suspension after it was revealed he made personal political contriobutions to candidates this election cycle without the approval of his employers. This prior approval is how “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough was able to make political contributions to Republican candidates without being suspended. Faster than you…

Political Hit Sites Thrive: Shawn Nelson Takes a Turn

A new political hit site has debuted against 4th district supervisor Shawn Nelson and as political hit sites go, it’s a little lame.  The site www.nowaynelson.com has a photo of Shawn Nelson sitting on bricks of gold and the defintion of hypocrite below the photo and three links to stories about Nelson’s pension enrollment in…

Crashing the “Drinking Conservatively” Party

Since Drinking Liberally usually features a few conservatives every Thursday that we can carry on an intelligent conversation with over our favorite beverage, I decided to crash the inaugural “Drinking Conservatively” event in Costa Mesa last night. And my thanks to Red County publisher Chip Hanlon for the warm welcome. I had a great conversation…

The Principled John Seiler

I’ll start this post by wishing Alan Bock a speedy recovery; Alan’s personal blog mentioned he’s dealing with a health issue that will keep him out of work for a few months but the prognosis for a successful recovery is good and we wish Alan well.  In Alan’s place, John Seiler has returned to the…

Signs out in Force in the Fourth

One of our readers emailed me about why we don’t do something that Red County does; namely post copies of signs or mailers from Democratic candidates for office.  Well, we will and we do, when the campaigns send them to us.  Lorri Galloway’s campaign was the first to respond so we’re posting her signs here. …