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Is Revolution Brewing In Iran?

This commentary was posted over on Huffington Post. Nathan is one of OC’s strong Democrats and published author – expert in Iranian politics. Is A Revolution Brewing In Iran Following the announcement by Iran’s Interior Ministry that incumbent president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had won reelection in an implausible landslide, hundreds of thousands of Iranians took to…

DOJ moves to dismiss first fed gay marriage case

Orange County Gay Couple, married last year in California has filed suit in federal court to have there marriage recognized in all states. By LINDA DEUTSCH – LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has moved to dismiss the first gay marriage case filed in federal court, saying it is not the right venue…

Steve Young Earns NALC Endorsement for 68th AD Run

Garden Grove, CA – Steve Young, candidate for the 68th Assembly District spoke about issues important to postal workers before the National Association of Letter Carriers of Local 1100 (NALC) last night and walked away with their endorsement.  Young’s speech before the packed room received enthusiastic applause several times as he talked about the importance…

Supervisors trim their own pay… a little

At the close of their budget hearing the Orange County Board of Supervisors voted to cut the overall county budget by around 18% and to cut their own pay, and that of executive managers, by a LARGELY SYMBOLIC 5%. Total Buzz has a story up now and we will comment later tonight or tomorrow, but…

Breaking News: Two Shot at DC Holocaust Museum

11:40 a.m: Authorities have confirmed that the shooter was 89 year old James Wennecker von Brunn, who has alleged ties to white supremacist and anti-government groups. Park police confirmed that a security guard was shot, possibly critically injured. Von Brunn exchanged shots with other guards and was apparently struck in the head. Both were taken to the hospital. Some…

OC Grand Jury: Street’s SIV Investments Imprudent

The Orange County Grand Jury has released a report on their review of Treasurer-Tax Collector Chriss Street’s investments in Structured Investment Vehicles (SIVs) HT Ron Campbell-OC Register. The Grand Jury concluded that “although SIVs are ‘facially’ compliant with the County’s policies, these investments should have been reviewed and challenged.” The report added that “the Grand…