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Dana Rohrabacher makes a fool of himself on CNN

Crazy Dana Rohrabacher - Photo Credit: Jack Gould / OC Weekly

CNN’s Ashleigh Banfield interviewed OC Congressman Dana Rohrabacher and Tennessee senator  Marsha Blackburn on the pending government shutdown and Dana accused the CNN anchor of doing someone else’s bidding. See it here. From the story: Blackburn began by blaming the Senate for failing to act on the budget measures the House sent them. She insisted…

Pending Government Shutdown will be Blamed on Republicans

Jose Solorio and Texas Senator Ted Cruz

For the Republican Party in Orange County, California and nationally, “compromise” is still a dirty word.  In the view of our friends on the right, “compromise” increasingly means “do things our way.”  No give and take, just take. As Congress debates the debt ceiling and the defunding of Obamacare, a new poll suggests that 4…

Fleischman’s Editorial on Pensions; Dumb and Dumber

Jon Fleishman

In his Voice of OC commentary Jon Fleishman tries to paint the serious issue of unfunded actuarially accrued liability (UAAL) into a political box of Republican vs. Democrat, Conservative vs. Liberal and Unions vs.Taxpayers. Both Democrats and Republicans agree that responsible recognition of pension liabilities and their funding is necessary.

Updates on Great Park Forensic Audit MIA

Balloon Ride at The Great Park Irvine

  The forensic audit of the Great Park in Irvine has been underway since mid-June and is scheduled for completion by October 16, 2013 according to the contract between the City of Irvine and HSNO of Costa Mesa with the auditor promising to provide updates when the project was 25 percent completed, 50 percent completed…

Rep. Sanchez to Host Town Hall on Obamacare Saturday

Loretta Sanchez

Since the far right continues to misrepresent the benefits of Obamacare — correctly known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez will host a town hall on the details in Garden Grive this Saturday.  The details of the event are below. The dirty little secret about Obamacare is while Republicans…