Tag Archive for repeal

A Mimi Town Hall Even If Mimi Doesn’t Show

Since it’s a holiday week, a number of members of Congress are back in their home districts for private meetings and talk with community leaders.  And a number of them are hiding from angry constituents like cowards.  Take Congresswoman Mimi Walters in CD-45 — weekly protests at her office have resulted in closed doors and…

Screaming at Mimi; Protests at Rep. Walters Office on Extreme Vetting and Healthcare

Rep. Mimi Walters (CD-45) might want to put more chairs out in her Orange County offices because protesters are going to be showing up on a regular basis. The next such appointment is Tuesday afternoon (1/31) with constituents very upset about the Congresswoman’s support of President Trump’s illegal and unconstitutional ban on Immigrants and Refugees…

Its Time to Repeal or Amend the Second Amendment

Exactly when is it time to have a much needed debate in America that the Second Amendment needs to be amended or repealed? This nation has changed constitutional amendments before.  It’s not easy, but the Founding Fathers did provide citizens with the ability to fine tune the Constitution as events, technology, and cultural evolution saw…

Shea’s Living Wage Repeal Doesn’t Erase Nepotism Wages Paid as Mayor

Irvine council member Christina Shea happily accepted an OC Taxpayers Association Roses Award of 2015 recently for her role in eliminating Irvine’s “living wage ordinance” that had been on the books since 2007.  Shea and her council majority friends claim this law cost Irvine taxpayers millions of dollars by having to pay higher wages to all City contractors’…

Supreme Court Beats Down ACA Challenge; Loretta Sanchez Reacts

The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to preserve the Affordable Care Act, preserving “Obamacare” as the largest expansion in health coverage in 50 years.  While it’s a major defeat for Republicans, many must surely be breathing a sigh of relief because there is no plan for helping millions of people who depend on ACA for health insurance. …

Irvine City Council Repeals Living Wage; Schott and Shea Defend Decision as Adhering to Christian Values

As expected, the Irvine City Council’s Republican majority repealed the City’s nation-leading and longstanding Living Wage ordinance at Tuesday’s meeting.  Speaker after speaker, including two pastors, begged the council to keep the existing policy in place to no avail.  The Living Wage ordinance was repealed on a straight party line vote 3-1 (with Mayor Pro…