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Myths About The Mayoral Agendizing Power

The new Tait Majority has larded this evening’s City Council agenda with numerous policy shifts, while the populace is distracted by fast approaching Christmas. One of them would once again allow the mayor to place items on the council agenda t any time, unilaterally and out of the public eye. In late 2013, the council voted to end that power. ...

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Democratic Socialism Is Still Socialism

Why are we featuring this Prager University video “Democratic Socialism Is Still Socialism”? Because two of the four members of the Tait Slate of city council candidates — Jose F. Moreno and Arturo Ferreras – can be fairly described as democratic socialists. This is especially true of Moreno – as anyone who has spent any time scrolling through his Facebook ...

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Mayor Tait’s Phony Objections To City Attorney Appointment

Double standards are endemic in politics, but sometimes they really stick out like a sore thumb. Today’s Voice of OC story on tomorrow’s Anaheim City Council on whether to hire Arturo Fierro as the new city attorney provides a good example. Mayor Tom Tait has already said he is going to vote against Fierro’s appointment (I have no opinion either ...

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Anaheim in Wonderland: Tait Maxing Out To Moreno In Every Way

Flashback to 2012: the Republican Party of Orange County names Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait as its “Local Elected Official of the Year” – an honor bestowed to recognize noteworthiness in advancing the Republican cause: Fast forward to the present day: the same Tom Tait is working hard to elect two hard-left Democrats – Jose F. Moreno and Arturo Ferreras – ...

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Anaheim District 4: Who Is Arturo Ferreras-Querijero?

[Cross-posted from OC Daily] Most of the focus on Anaheim’s District 4 contest has been on the incumbent, Mayor Pro Tem Lucille Kring, a conservative Republican. But what about her principal opponent, Fr. Arturo Ferreras-Querijero, who is comparatively unknown outside of progressive political circles. Ferreras-Querijero is a registered Democrat whose politics can be fairly characterized as being on the far-left ...

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An Interesting New Entrant Into The District 3 Campaign

A new candidate has entered the lists in the jousting for Council District 3: Robert Nelson, a Republican. The de facto incumbent in D3 is Councilman Jordan Brandman, a Democrat, who was the top vote-getter in 2012. His principal challenger is Jose F. Moreno, the left-wing chairman of the CSULB Chicano Studies Department. Moreno is a Democrat of recent vintage, ...

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City Council Approves Three 4-Diamond Hotels Amidst The Usual Drama

Cross-posted from OC Daily. On Tuesday, the Anaheim City Council voted 3-1 to approve three new 4-Diamond hotels that when completed will mark the most dramatic transformation of the Anaheim Resort since the opening of California Adventure. Two of hotels will go up on the sites of existing hotels,, which will be demolished. The third is being built by Disney ...

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