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Crony leadership in the three communities we serve are threatening our advertisers and placing illegal restrictions on the circulation of this newspaper. You can help us fight back by subscribing to the Community Common Sense (CCS). Your subscription will ensure that the newspaper is delivered directly to you without threat of interruption from those seeking to control the message.
Listed below are examples of comments made to our Advertising Director, Kim McCarthy. Some names are withheld, but these comments will give you an idea of the lengths those in power will go to silence the CCS:
- “You have not done anything wrong, the advertising was working. The owner just told me to pay you for the contract but not run any ads. A close friend of his told him not to continue advertising in the CCS.”
- “The CCS is rubbish!” - Mission Viejo City Councilman Frank Ury when asked about his voting record, based on Public Records and printed in the January 2014 issue of the CCS. Remark was made during a candidate forum for the OC Board of Supervisors primary race, June 2014.
- “I would like to advertise in your paper but these guys will stop at nothing. Here’s a donation…please keep up the good work...”