Monthly Archives: February 2011

An Intimate Lunch With the Impressive John Thune

What is probably most impressive about South Dakota Senator John Thune is that his down to earth regular guy persona is actually the real thing.   I had the rare opportunity to sit down to lunch with Senator Thune and about 40 other lucky souls for a little more than an hour today in Santa Ana…
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Wisnonsin’s Unions Feeling Backlash From Their Overreach

I have watched and listened in stunned silence as the reports flow out of the events surrounding the Wisconsin Legislature’s attempts to bring its state budget deficit under control.  For those of you living on Mars, Wisconsin’s new Governor ran on a platform that promised to balance the budget without raising taxes and he was…
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Capo’s Alpay Threatens District For More Pay

CUSD Trustee John Alpay Threatens District Trying to More than Double His Own Pay Even though we live in a time where polticians’ thirst for money at the taxpayer trough seems endless, CUSD Trustee John Alpay has taken greed to a new level.  As a lawyer admitted to practice in California, Mr. Alpay has sent…
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Are Racism and Sexism OK in Orange County?

  As I toil away as a blogger, the tone and fervor of posts and comments has led me to ask a pretty basic question – are racism and sexism OK?  I always thought that the answer was absolutely no and that the civil rights movement and the women’s movement had made huge strides to…
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The Hypocrisy of the Racist Left

Before your blood gets boiling to fast, the headline of this story does not imply that the left is made up of racists.  Instead, the point is that racism in America is alive and well across the entire political spectrum even though the left generally characterizes it as the sole property of the right. In…
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FDR’s New Deal Prolonged Depression

As we face increasing governmental size, spending and spending deficits that have brought the economy to a standstill over the past several years, let us not forget the merry gentleman that started the notion that the government could fix all evils – FDR.  Now that we have come full circle and the government has backed…
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