Monthly Archives: July 2006

“Drinking Liberally” Orange County Chapter launches on August 17th

Your friends at TheLiberalOC.com are launching an Orange County chapter of the national organization of “Drinking Liberally.” This is just an informal, non-programmatic gathering that will meet every Thursday evening at Memphis Bar in Santa Ana at 8:30 p.m. Personally, I think that this is a much needed gathering here in OC. Consider it an…

Protesters show up at Mansoor fundraiser last Sunday

A few days ago I wrote a post about a fundraiser for Costa Mesa Mayor Allan “Definitely Not a Mexican” Mansoor. In the post, I mentioned the location of the event (a public park) and suggested that people show up to protest Mansoor’s screwy politics. I’m surely not suggesting that the protesters that showed up…

It’s all a picnic for Allan Mansoor.

Life is easy for racist Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor. First he got the OC GOP to endorse him for reelection to the Costa Mesa City Council, and now he’s got the Minuteman Project throwing fundraising picnics in his honor. To get a peek at these Minutemen and maybe even see Militant Mansoor himself, you…

Money for nothing

I met up with Orange Juice blogger Art Pedroza last night, and a friend of ours told us about a fundraiser hosted by Santa Ana City Councilman Carlos Bustamante last Wednesday. The best part of this event was when Carlos got on stage and compared himself to none other than Forest Gump. There really wasn’t…

Large rally in Anaheim tomorrow

In Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugural speech, he said “With malice towards none, with charity for all.” With those words in mind, I wanted to post a quick something about a rally that will take place in Anaheim tomorrow afternoon. I’ve watched horrific scenes of violence and destruction in Palestinian areas as well as throughout Lebanon…

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This is the first in a series of articles where we run candidate profiles about good politicians that are fighting for seats in November. This series will also include many city council races after the August 11th filing deadline. The name Phil Angelides isn’t new to any of us. His focus has usually been on…