Monthly Archives: August 2007

Idaho Statesman says Senator Craig to announce resignation

BREAKING NEWS 4:48 pm MDT BOISE — Idaho Republican Sen. Larry Craig will announce Saturday he will resign from the Senate amid a furor over his arrest and guilty plea in a police sex sting in an airport men’s room, Republican officials said today, according to The Associated Press. The Idaho Statesman independently confirmed the…

To Sacramento and Back

Wow. How could I have ever known how crazy this week would be? How could I have ever known that I would be lobbying for universal health care on Monday, finding my mother on Tuesday and Wednesday, preparing for my grandmother’s passing away on Thursday, and dealing with my computer’s total meltdown today? Ah, the…

Iowa Judges Strikes Down Ban on Gay Marriage

And yes, it has nothing to do with Orange County but it does back my belief that Gay marriage will eventually be the law of the land on constitutional grounds.  Notice that its Republican legislators here, the same one always chest thumping personal freedom and the rights of the individual, who want to jump in…

What Do YOU Think: Should Laguna Hills Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries?

This morning, I found something interesting in The Register. Apparently on Tuesday, the Laguna Hills City Council approved the introduction of an ordinance banning the distribution of medical marijuana. Specifically, the city is afraid of seeing medical marijuana dispensaries open in town.  Now why would the city be afraid? With the legal uncertainties and concerns…

Labels: Another Flush Report

Hillary Clinton called it a “vast right-wing conspiracy.” Conservatives call it “message discipline.” Others call it the “right-wing noise machine.” Here at TheLiberalOC.com we call it “crap.” And from time to time, we will bring their swill to you in our forum called… I pondered yesterday’s post in the Flash Report where Jon Fleischman discusses…

Martin Resigns, finally!

Last night Harald Martin submitted his resignation from the Anaheim Union High School District, effective Saturday. The board is expected to decide on September 13th whether to hold a special election to fill the vacancy, or appoint someone elese. The Orange County Register reports today that an attorney for the County Department of Education says that…

The Register’s Editorial: Let Californians Be Heard on Iraq

Given the venom on some fo the right wing blogs about a ballot measure to allow Calilfornians to weigh on on the US presecense in Iraq, I was pleasantly surprised to read this editorial in this morning’s Register. DeVore said no other bill brought to the assembly has ever made him so angry; Flieschman says…