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  • The Interstate Is Crumbling. Try Fixing the Section Used by 200,000 Vehicles a Day.

    06/22/2019 3:43:56 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 33 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | May 28, 2019 | Arian Campo-Flores and Paul Overberg
    ORLANDO, Fla.—The state dubbed it the I-4 Ultimate for its grand scope. For some here, it’s more like the ultimate headache. A reconstruction of 21 miles of congested interstate highway through the heart of Orlando will build or rebuild 140 bridges, redesign 15 interchanges, move exits and add new toll lanes, in a $2.3 billion project to smooth traffic through one of the nation’s fastest-growing cities. Dense cities have grown up around the aging freeways, hemming them in so that expensive engineering feats are needed to do work on them. Yet work is often unavoidable. I-4, for instance, was built...
  • Slavery in 21st century California? Yes

    06/09/2019 7:39:45 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 23 replies
    CALmatters ^ | June 9, 2019 | Dan Walters
    Some years ago, I was flying from Orange County to Sacramento and happened to sit next to a woman who was headed to a meeting in the capital on human trafficking. She told me that she had escaped from an abusive marriage to a wealthy man in Pakistan and since coming to California had devoted herself to helping slaves escape from their masters, running a kind of underground railroad. Slavery in 21st century California?
  • Fight for the House: California sees another GOP challenger

    05/03/2019 12:08:20 AM PDT · by blueplum · 6 replies
    AP ^ | 02 May 2019 | Michael R. Blood
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another tough U.S. House race is shaping up in Southern California. Orange County Supervisor Michelle Steel announced Thursday that she's challenging first-term Rep. Harley Rouda, whose victory in the coastal 48th District last year helped Democrats retake control of the House. [snip] ...In the neighboring 39th District, Republican Young Kim has announced her candidacy and is hoping to set up a rematch with Democrat Gil Cisneros, who defeated her in 2018. Last month, Orange County prosecutor Ray Gennawey, a Republican, announced his campaign in the county's 45th District, where Democrat Katie Porter defeated Republican Rep. Mimi...
  • 15-Year-Old Boy Being Held For Murder [his mother] Escapes From Orange County [CA] Juvenile Hall

    04/12/2019 3:42:31 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 9 replies
    Authorities are searching for a 15-year-old who escaped from an Orange juvenile detention facility, where he was being held on suspicion of murdering his mother. The boy was 13 when he was arrested in May 2017 on suspicion of stabbing his mother, Barbara Scheuer-Souzer, in Garden Grove. She was able to tell police she was attacked by her son, before she died at a hospital. Ike, who has mild autism, was found at a shopping center nearby after the stabbing. His name wasn’t released at the time of the murder. Probation officials say Ike got out of a locked room...
  • O'Keefe Uncovers MASSIVE California Voter Fraud, DMV Abuse

    03/16/2019 1:13:53 PM PDT · by gaijin · 93 replies
    Charlie Kirk is spilling the beans on this. Apparently James O'Keefe at Project Veritas has plenty of video footage documenting all this. Voting abuse is rampant in California. Last year EVERY district in conservative Orange County turned blue. Need ANYONE wonder how, now..? No word on exactly when O'Keefe will release the video but look for it soon.
  • Illegal-alien brothers who dealt in baby body parts arrested

    02/23/2019 12:46:10 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 14 replies
    wnd ^ | 2/22/19 | wnd
    Two Ecuadorian brothers who ran a company ordered to close because of its trade with abortionists in baby body parts have been apprehended by ICE. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Nestor Yglesias said the brothers, Roberto and William Isaias, were “unlawfully present” in the U.S. and were moved to the agency’s “removal operations” for deportation. The pro-life group Operation Rescue had produced a report on Oct. 27, 2016, detailing the brothers’ “crimes in Ecuador, dubious dealings with the Obama administration, their business with Planned Parenthood and the aborted baby body parts trade.” “We understood that this family was in the...
  • Wanted by Ecuador, 2 Brothers Make Mark in U.S. Campaigns (donated $90K to Obama)

    03/12/2014 5:09:12 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 8 replies
    NY Times ^ | March 11, 2014 | FRANCES ROBLES
    MIAMI — The donations kept pouring in: hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions to President Obama and more than a dozen members of Congress, carefully routed through the families of two wealthy brothers in Florida. They had good reason to be generous. The two men, Roberto and William Isaias, are fugitives from Ecuador, which has angrily pressed Washington to turn them over, to no avail. A year after their relatives gave $90,000 to help re-elect Mr. Obama, the administration rejected Ecuador’s extradition request for the men, fueling accusations that such donations were helping to keep the brothers and...
  • Obama Tied Donors Who Trafficked Aborted Baby Parts From Planned Parenthood, Arrested

    02/27/2019 9:24:06 AM PST · by rx · 35 replies
    Explain Life ^ | 26 FEB 2019 | Chief Editor of Explain Life
    Two wealthy Ecuadorian brothers, Roberto and William Isaías, who were owners of companies fined and ordered to shut down for illegally trafficking world-wide in aborted baby parts purchased from Planned Parenthood, were arrested by ICE on February 13, 2019. [snip] Roberto and William Isaias, who fled Ecuador to avoid 8-year prison sentences, were principals in California companies DaVinci Biosciences and DV Biologics, and the two career criminals were allowed to stay in the United States by Hillary Clinton’s State Department under “suspicious circumstances” after they donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign fund.
  • He Said to Kill People in Interracial Relationships, Yet an Airport Is Named for Him.

    02/23/2019 3:13:20 PM PST · by OddLane · 82 replies
    The New American ^ | 2/23/19 | Selwyn Duke
    “A black man should be killed if he’s messing with a white woman.” This sentiment was uttered not in 1875 but 1975 — by a man with an airport named in his honor. This brings us to the effort to strip late actor John Wayne’s name from the airport in Orange County, California. Those advocating such point to what they consider “the sheer crudeness of the actor’s feelings about gay people, black people, Native Americans, young people and liberals,” as the Los Angeles Times’ Michael Hiltzik puts it. But my opening, eyebrow-raising quotation is what’s truly shocking here. Let’s be...
  • Stop Medieval Diseases With a Medieval Wall

    02/10/2019 6:10:12 AM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 20 replies
    Front Page ^ | February 8, 2019 | Daniel Greenfield
    Stop Medieval Diseases With a Medieval Wall How the legalization of illegal migration and homelessness is leading to a new wave of disease outbreaks. February 8, 2019 Daniel Greenfield Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical Left and Islamic terrorism.  The media recently reported that Los Angeles County’s ongoing typhus epidemic had infected Deputy City Attorney Liz Greenwood.  "Who gets typhus? It's a medieval disease that's caused by trash,” she wondered. Greenwood is partially correct. The typhus outbreak, like the hepatitis outbreak, was directly caused by social...
  • SunPass is still mailing bills from its online meltdown 8 months ago

    02/06/2019 11:10:27 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    WFTV 9 ^ | February 6, 2019 | Racquel Asa
    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - The toll bills haven't stopped coming for some drivers in Central Florida after SunPass’ software meltdown last summer. In fact, state senators were told more than 4 million outstanding bills are still heading to mailboxes, adding up to an outstanding balance of $100 million. Related Headlines Last June, SunPass took its online payment system offline for a week of scheduled maintenance. At the end of the week, the system wouldn’t come back online. Almost 250 days later, people are still getting bills in the mail for the weeks of tolls that SunPass couldn’t process. Some drivers...
  • Illegal Aliens tell of ballot-harvesting in California to flip the House blue

    01/03/2019 9:11:40 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 21 replies
    In Orange County the Democrats harvested 250,000 absentee ballots—enough to kill off four members of Congress, a State Senator and Assemblyman. Now we find out, through a technicality in the law, the harvesters in many cases were illegal aliens!! “The Times describes how California’s famed ballot-harvestors, who flipped places such as Orange County blue in the last midterm, aren’t actually citizens. They did it by “helping” voters fill out, and turn in, and continue to turn in, ballots from otherwise uncommitted voters until they got the result they wanted. Here’s the DREAMers “helping” the voters vote the way they wanted,...
  • Among Vietnamese, a generational divide arises in fight against deportation threat

    12/26/2018 10:29:51 AM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 25 replies
    LA Times ^ | Dec 2018 | Anh Do
    "After word spread about a renewed push by the Department of Homeland Security to get Vietnam to accept more deportees, some people saw it as a mistake by the Trump administration given the GOP’s fading strength in Orange County and the historical support that the Republican Party has gotten from Vietnamese Americans. But in a community where many older residents oppose undocumented immigration and younger ones tend to lean left politically, the controversy is just the latest to underscore the generational divide among those of Vietnamese descent." "More than 8,000 Vietnamese residents in the U.S. who escaped their homeland but...
  • “Ballot Harvesting” Added Over 250,000 Votes in Orange County – Flipping Four Seats Blue

    12/03/2018 5:46:48 AM PST · by Beowulf9 · 35 replies
    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com ^ | Dec 2 2018 | Cristina Laila
    Very few people took notice when far left Governor Jerry Brown signed the changes in AB1921 into law two years ago. As a result, California lost 7 of its 14 Republican House seats this election cycle.
  • “Ballot Harvesting” Added Over 250,000 Votes in Orange County – Flipping Four Seats Blue

    12/03/2018 1:33:34 AM PST · by dennisw · 157 replies
    GATEWAY P ^ | Dec 2 2018 | Cristina Laila
    Very few people took notice when far left Governor Jerry Brown signed the changes in AB1921 into law two years ago. As a result, California lost 7 of its 14 Republican House seats this election cycle. Ballot harvesting is illegal in most states. In Texas, New York and Pennsylvania they arrest people for ballot harvesting. Orange County, traditionally a conservative enclave in Southern California turned all blue after Democrats found hundreds of thousands of votes post election day. Republicans such as Mimi Walters, Dana Rohrabacher and Young Kim were all ahead election night only to lose their races after late...
  • OC Southwest gate agent mocks 5-year-old girl's name, posts boarding pass on social media

    11/29/2018 2:13:46 AM PST · by SMGFan · 105 replies
    ABC7 ^ | November 28, 2018
    A Southwest Airlines gate agent at John Wayne Airport is accused of being awful in front of a five-year old girl - and on social media - because of her unique name. The girl's mother says the agent made fun of the name and even posted a photo of her boarding pass on social media for others to chime in. Five-year-old Abcde Redford pronounces her name "ab-city."
  • Puerto Ricans may have elected Rick Scott and other midterm surprises

    11/24/2018 6:24:55 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/24/18 | Reid Wilson
    The narratives of the midterm elections were set when suburban voters turned against President Trump, women racked up record numbers of electoral wins and Republicans dominated rural states and counties. But dive deeper into the results and some more surprising storylines emerge, from familial ties to long shot candidates, expanding suburbs and new battlegrounds. Here are the overlooked stories that didn’t get enough coverage after the polls closed. Did Puerto Ricans elect Rick Scott? When Hurricane Maria left Puerto Rico devastated in 2017, almost 400,000 of the island’s residents moved to the mainland. Many of them landed in Florida, where...
  • Carl’s Jr. parent to close Anaheim office, ending a California legacy

    11/23/2018 10:31:05 AM PST · by Para-Ord.45 · 67 replies
    https://www.ocregister.com ^ | November 19, 2018 | K SMITH
    The parent company of Carl’s Jr. says it will be closing its Anaheim office and moving those operations to Franklin, Tenn., where the company is now based, effectively ending a California legacy that started when the chain was founded in 1941 in Los Angeles. CKE, which also owns the Hardee’s, Green Burrito and Red Burrito restaurant brands, moved its Carpenteria headquarters to Franklin last year, blaming high taxes and a stringent business climate, factors that have driven other companies out of the Golden State.
  • "Everyone Is Smart, Except Donald Trump" /sarcasm [IMO very good read]

    [Rabbi Dov Fischer is an attorney and adjunct professor of law, a Senior Rabbinic Fellow at the Coalition for Jewish Values, congregational rabbi of Young Israel of Orange County, California, and holds prominent leadership roles in several national rabbinic and other Jewish organizations. He has been Chief Articles Editor of UCLA Law Review, clerked for the Hon. Danny J. Boggs in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and served for most of the past decade on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America. His writings have appeared in the Weekly Standard, National Review, Wall...
  • Electoral Three-Card Monte: How The Democrats Stole Orange County

    11/20/2018 1:06:17 PM PST · by detective · 43 replies
    American Spectator ^ | November 19, 2018 | Dov Fischer
    While you were watching the Red Card in Florida, guess what they pulled in California? A nation riveted. Did Florida elect DeSantis their new Governor, or the anti-Semitic crook with the Hamilton tickets and the Tallahassee corruption scandal? Did Florida elect one of its finest-ever Governors, now term-limited, to the United States Senate, or did they go again for the mummy? And for those with Georgia on their minds, did Stacey Abrams finally figure out that 49 percent is less than 50 percent, or is she still working on the new math? Well, it seems for Republicans focused on those...