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The Myth of the Anti-Disney, Anti-Resort Backlash

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Media narratives can be powerful things, which is why politicians and interests seeking to influence public debate try to craft clever narratives.  It’s why the winners of elections always try to claim a “mandate,” whether they won by a landslide or squeaked out an electoral college win while losing the popular vote by millions. In Anaheim, it’s why the progressives ...

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Lucille Kring on SART Homeless Camp: “Commitment to Close This Illegal Encampment Even Stronger”

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Anaheim Councilwoman Lucille Kring toured the illegal homeless encampment along the Santa Ana River Trail on August 31 and posted about her visit on Facebook. Among the camp inhabitants she met was this gentleman – an ex-felon who had been released from Missouri state prison and is now living in the lawless squatters camp that sprawls for six-plus miles along ...

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Kring Calls For Up-or-Down Vote On Sanctuary City Status

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At last night’s Anaheim City Council meeting, veteran Councilmember Lucille Kring – who represents District 4 – called for an up-or-down vote on sanctuary city status for Anaheim at the next council meeting, scheduled for April 25. The question of Anaheim becoming a sanctuary city has been bubbling up since the 2016 council campaign. Kring, an opponent of sanctuary cities, ...

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On Mandates And Phony “People v. Special Interests” Narratives


The ballot counting is virtually done. Let’s take another look at the Anaheim city council results and consider what they mean. The most obvious consequence, of course, is that Mayor Tom Tait has, on his third try, secured an ostensible majority on the city council – due to narrow wins by two of his four candidates: Denise Barnes in District ...

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Anaheim: Tait/Progressive-Left Slate Losing in Council Races


[Cross-posted from OC Daily] November 2016 was another election showdown between the traditional “Anaheim Way” coalition and the strange alliance of Mayor Tom Tait and progressive interest groups. And it was another defeat for the Tait/Progressive-Left efforts to take control of the city council. This election is the culmination of a multi-year effort by a coalition of progressive political interests ...

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Kring: What Voters Should Know About My Record In Anaheim

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[Originally published in the Orange County Register on November 3, 2016] Since 2012, I have been honored to represent Anaheim on the City Council, including for the past two years as mayor pro tem. In that time, I joined with my council colleagues to support key initiatives benefiting all Anaheim residents. We are in our third year of restoring the ...

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District 4: Fr. Ferreras Would Have City Divert Transportation Funding To School Construction


Fr. Arturo Ferreras was a very last minute no-show at the September 15 District 4 candidate forum organized by the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce. He e-mailed the Chamber two hours before the forum’s start time, citing “two unforseen conflict in my schedule today that could not be avoided.” It would appear those conflicts were not shared by Ferreras campaign factotum ...

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UPDATED: District 4 Candidate Forum Tonight; Ferreras Bails Out At Last Minute


UPDATE:  Fr. Arturo Ferreras, the liberal Democrat candidate supported by Mayor Tom Tait, dropped out of the candidate forum around 5:00 p.m. today, citing two unspecified “unforeseen conflicts” on his schedule. The Anaheim Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the second in a series of candidate forums in the four council districts holding elections this year. This evening’s forum is for ...

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District 4: OC GOP Endorses Lucille Kring for Re-Election

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[Cross-posted from OC Daily] Anaheim Council Districts 1, 4 and 5 were among the numerous races the Republican Party of Orange County Central Committee took up during its marathon endorsements exercise on Wednesday. Central committee members got it right two out of three times. I mean “right” in the sense that the OC GOP should get out of the business ...

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