Monthly Archives: May 2008

Todd Gallinger responds to Irvine Tattler over Smear Attempt

The Irvine Tattler, a pro-Shea/Choi website that doesn’t allow readers to comment directly to correct obvious mistakes or disagree with a story, ran a private email from local lawyer Todd Gallinger, the treasurer for the “Yes on Measure H” organization in Irvine.  Gallinger wrote to Tattler editor Stephen Smith in a attempt to correct the record…

Mayor Ackerman in Irvine?

We got a tip Wednesday morning and a second tip Wednesday afternoon alerting us that State Senator Dick Ackerman had decided to run for Mayor in Irvine once his term in the State Senate is complete.  I called the Senator’s Tustin office Thursday morning, and the person answering the phone said, “It’s the first I’ve…

DNC Rules & Bylaws Committee

Perhaps I’m the only “Process Nerd” glued to coverage of the Democratic National Committee Rules and Bylaws hearing on a beautiful Spring afternoon. But I’m sure there are others out there. What do you think so far? Here is the link to the Live CNN.com webcast. I think that Donna Brazile summed it up best…

Red County Shills

I have been accused by a number of identified and anonymous bloggers of being a “shill” for First District Supervisor Janet Nguyen. Dictionary.com defines shill as a person who publicizes or praises something or someone for reasons of self-interest, personal profit, or friendship or loyalty. To make things as perfectly clear as possible, I believe…

Which Campaigns Do You Want Me to Go Inside Next?

OK, readers. By now, I’m sure you have a good idea on what’s happening in the 42nd Congressional District. I’m just so grateful to both the Ed Chau and Ron Shepston campaigns for allowing me to look inside their operations and share what I found with you, our dear TheLiberalOC.com readers. But now that the…

Phone Bank for Ron Shepston This Weekend

FYI, this came in from the Shepston Campaign late last night. Mission Viejo, CA – Come help Ron Shepston’s campaign GOTV efforts this weekend. Ron’s campaign will be walking precincts in Orange County as well as phone banking. His LA office will be concentrating on phone banking. Bring your laptop and cell phone to participate in…

CA-46: Join OC Labor to Walk for Debbie Cook!

This just in from the OC Labor Federation! Tomorrow, our union brothers & sisters (and all those that love them!) will be taking action to dump the VERY anti-labor Dana Rohrabacher and replace him with someone who will fight for working people as our member of Congress. Don’t you want to be a part of…