Monthly Archives: December 2007

It’s a New Year – Time to Pick a New President

(Cross-posted at MyDD and Daily Kos) Ah, 2007 is coming to close! 2008 is almost here! We have less than a year left until the November election, and a little more than a year until Bush & Cheney are finally out of office. Aren’t you glad the new year is coming? I know I am.…

CTA Highlights Tinajero The Teacher/Coach

The California Teachers Association shined its spotlight on Santa Ana City Councilmember Sal Tinajero in its latest edition of California Educator magazine.  The article focuses on Tinajero’s incredibly successful efforts with Fullerton High School’s Speech & Debate team.  Under Tinajero’s tutelage the last 5 years, the Fullerton High School team has become nationally recognized and is a…

Happy New Year Lefties

A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future.  Leonard Bernstein 

2007’s Final Open Forum: What Do YOU Think About This Past Year?

OK, so now you know some of our favorite things of 2007… What have been YOUR favorite things this year? In this final Liberal OC Open Forum of 2007, we want to ask what you think about 2007. Who’s been your favorite local scandalicious Republican? Who’s been your favorite fighting Democrat? Do you think the…

Ride Free & Stay Safe Tonight With OCTA

Hey there, all you revelers! Are you planning to go out tonight to celebrate the new year? And would you like to do so safely? If so, then OCTA is here to help. If you plan to ring in the New Year safely, without driving a car, consider riding an Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA)…

Our Rear-end Review

This has been a phenomenal year for us at TheLiberalOC.com. We were founded in April 2006 by Mike Lawson as a LIBERAL alternative to the Republican/Conservative blog-noise-machines of Orange County.  We ended 2006 with 5131 visitors in the month of December.  This year we will close with about 12,000 visitors in December. That’s a 140% increase in…

Getting What You Asked For

Is anyone else enjoying the collective whine about the Governor from our friends on the right? In 2003, Republicans staged a coup and successfully convinced California voters to recall Gray Davis.  On the number of choices available to Republicans were Arnold Schwarzenegger and State Senator Tom McClintock.  Democrats, largely opposed to the recall effort, were…