Tag Archive for Republicans

Shawn Steel Laments the Obama Money Machine

Its not often that a post on the Flash Report can make me smile, but Republican apologist Shawn Steel has this post about Senator Barack Obama’s huge fundraising machine and how the Democrats are awash in money this year. In reading the post, its a classic case of denial for a conservative like Steel.  Why…

Say Cheese: The Orange County Fair

The Orange County Fair is open to visitors through August 3, 2008. This year the theme is… Say Cheese! Tuesday-Friday, noon-midnight. Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m.-midnight. Closed Mondays. Admission: adults $9, seniors (60+) $7, children (6-12) $5, and children 5 & under admitted free every day.   For more OC Fair information, click here. Both…

Jesse Helms is Dead

Former North Carolina Senator Jesse Helms has died.  He was 86.    Helms was one of the driving forces to the hard right conservative tilt of the Republican Party during the 1980s and 1990s.  I don’t miss him in the Senate, but prayers for his family.

Flash Report Blogger Arrested in San Bernadino County

Flash Report blogger and San Bernadino Assistant Assessor Adam Aleman has been arrested in San Bernadino County on three counts of preparing false evidence, a single count each of offering forged or altered documents as evidence, destruction of public records and vandalism in excess of $400. Bail was set at $150,000. Aleman’s photo was removed from teh…

CA-46: My Response to Crazy Dana’s Response

Have you seen this? Dana Rohrabacher has just sent a reply a letter to the Huntington Beach Independent after they wrote a scathing editorial on his recent crazy behavior. Well, one would think that he actually thought about what they had to say to him. But alas, “Crazy Dana” would rather just dismiss this latest…

County Supes Wasting More Taxpayer Money

We have heard time and time again from Republicans/Conservatives how private enterprise can do the job better than government; that government workers are too expensive; and if you can find it in the yellow-pages the government workers shouldn’t be doing it. Tony Saavedra at the Orange County Register has a report out about the County…

Marty Talks to John McCain

Fascinating interview with John McCain by the Register’s Marty Wisckoll.  Read it here.  John McCain doesn’t know how much gas was a gallon the last time he pumped his own gas.  And he thinks Arnold is doing a great job.