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Martin Lopez Out In District 4; Ferreras Joins Tait Slate

According to multiple sources over the last couple of weeks, Martin Lopez, an officer of the militant UNITE-HERE hotel workers union, has decided not to run for the Council District 4 seat. Although he never filed candidacy papers, The left-wing political activist had made it clear this spring that he planned to challenge Councilwoman Lucille Kring for the seat. That ...

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Errors And Omissions In Mayor’s Column

Opposition to economic subsidies or assistance from the government in any form is a valid and honorable principle. It is not the only position that can be adopted from a conservative standpoint but generally speaking, it is the standard stance. Unfortunately, Mayor Tait’s column strays from simply opposing the latest applicant to the city’s Hotel Incentive Policy and garnishes his ...

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UPDATED: Jose Moreno Kick-Off Fundraiser: The Usual Leftist Suspects..And Some Fellow Travelers

Jose F. Moreno, the vessel for progressive dreams of taking control of an Anaheim City Council that has been in GOP hands for decades, held a kick-off fundraiser at his home this afternoon. Moreno is chairman of the Chicano Studies Department at Cal State Long Beach and a leftist who practices the politics of racial identity and grievance. The fundraiser was attended ...

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Turning Conservative Ideas On Equality And Taxation Inside Out

I posted last week on the recent Inside OC interview with Mayor Tom Tait. Another topic raised by host Rick Reiff was the cit council’s approval last summer of a development agreement with Disney that effectively immunizes Disneyland visitors from imposition of a city entertainment or “gate” tax until at least 2046, and possibly until 2061 if Disney invests $1.5 ...

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Tom Tait and Jose Moreno Headline Pro-Districts Panel Talk

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Dr. Jose F. Moreno (leftist academic and would-be Anaheim councilmember) will be the featured members on a panel tomorrow night sponsored by the Arab-American Civic Council to discuss the impact of the recently adopted council districts map and sequencing. Joining them on the panel will be Mirvette Judeh. The panel is entitled “We The People’s ...

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Tait Opposition To Gate Tax Ban Is The Opposite Of Conservative

Anaheim Insider here. At the brand launch celebration last week in downtown Anaheim, as the former Anaheim/Orange County Visitor and Convention Bureau officially relaunched as Visit Anaheim, protocol dictated that the Mayor be on hand to make a few remarks. But more than a few snickers could be heard from the back of the audience as the Mayor ticked off ...

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Left-Wing Activist Jose Moreno Acknowledges Campaign for Council Districts Was About Electing Democrats

TheLiberalOC.com has posted an “open letter” Councilman Jordan Brandman from leftist academic and 2014 Anaheim City Council candidate Jose F. Moreno. While it is primarily a tour-de-force of economic ignorance that is nonsense from beginning to end, it is also the first time to my knowledge that the man joined with the ACLU in a lawsuit to carve Anaheim into ...

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Council Approves Taxpayer Protection Act, Rejects Ballot-Box Budgeting, Switches Angels Negotiator

The Anaheim City Council voted on a number of controversial agenda items last night in a marathon meeting that lasted until almost midnight. Anaheim Taxpayer Protection Act Councilwoman Kris Murray’s proposed amendment to the city charter would raise the vote threshold for the city council to place a new or increased tax before the voters from a simple majority to ...

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