Monthly Archives: November 2007

BREAKING: 2 Hostages Taken at Hillary Clinton Office in New Hampshire

I know this isn’t an Orange County story, but I think it’s still something we should know. This morning in Rochester, New Hampshire, a man walked into the local Hillary Clinton campaign office and immediately took two volunteers hostage. He’s saying that he has a bomb duct-taped to his body, and he’s demanding to speak…

Will State or OC GOP Require a Loyalty Oath Like Virginia Does?

Found this story off of the Associated Press.  If you’re a Republican and you plan to vote in Virginia’s primary, you must pledge an oath of loyalty to the Republican Party. It’s catching on elsewhere…..could it happen here? RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — If you’re planning to vote in Virginia’s February Republican presidential primary, be prepared…

County’s Dems on the Rise

HT to Total Buzz on this, but the number of registered Democrats in OC is growing and so are the number of decline-to-staters; Republican registration is down.  We’re still way back in second place, but give it time; we may have a Blue County yet. From Total Buzz: In 1999, GOP registration in the county…

The Hypocrisy of Darth Norby

On Tuesday the Orange County Register reported on the comments of Orange County Board of Supervisors Chairman Chris “Darth” Norby about the 6 % raise and 3% bonus given to OCTA CEO Art Leahy. Supervisor Darth Norby said: “The 6 percent raise is fine,” he said, “but to continue to grant these 3 percent bonuses…

Democratic Leadership Training This Saturday

Hey, you! Yeah, you. Are you starting a new Democratic Club? Or are you looking for ways to expand membership of your club? Or are you looking for a way for your club to actually be effective in growing the Democratic Party? Whatever you’re looking to do with your club, you should attend a special…

Note to the Governor: The Flash Report Officially Demands You Do Something

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 read the Flash Report so you don’t have to.  Today’s…

Rudy’s Earmarks

We keep hearing about how Republican politicians are leading the way to expose earmark spending.  Rep. John Campbell (R-Irvine) has emerged as a champion of this effort despite his own well-documented record of voting for all sorts of earmarks when the Republicans controlled Congress. GOP frontrunner Rudy Giuliani is campaigning against Congressional earmarks, unless of…