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Divided We Fall

Friends, family, acquaintances, and total strangers have begun calling and emailing me on the subject of so-called “superdelegates,” and I’m exasperated with the amount of misinformation going around and the ignorance being shown. Some of the confusion seems to originate from the use of the term “superdelegate.” The correct term is “unpledged delegate.” The only…

Canada Discovers Mexico

…or at least SantAna. I was sick on Election Day and was reduced to enjoying the local goings-on vicariously through the blogs, where I saw Gustavo Arellano’s “Five Latinos Who Voted for a Black Man” post on the OCWeekly’s Navel Gazing blog. Until re-reading it today, though, I didn’t notice Gustavo’s reference to the Canadian…

Orange County Election Results

Up-to-date OC election results will be posted here all evening. This post will be moved to the top of the blog each time it’s updated. The information below is as of 12:30 am. President, Democratic Party (1541 of 2076 precincts counted) Clinton…122,640…56.2% Obama…79,480…36.5% AUHSD Governing Board Member (162 of 206 precincts counted) Brandman…16,976…42.1% Beckett…12,715…31.6% Fitzgerald…6015…14.9%…

Viet Democrats Take Action

I was asked to post this press release from the OC Vietnamese Democratic Club today. While some Orange County Republicans have been talking, the Orange County Vietnamese Democratic Club has been working to get out the vote for the Tuesday February 5th Presidential Primary. Today the Vietnamese Democratic Club is hosting another phone bank to…

Frequently Answered Questions (about voting)

Today,  February 4, is Super Tuesday and Presidential primary day in California! People have been calling me all day with voting questions like these: Where is my polling place? Click here to find out. What time are the polls open? Polls open at 7 am and close at 8 pm. The busiest hours are generally…

How I Voted

I recently located an old friend on LinkedIn. When he responded to the request to join my network, this dyed-in-the-wool Republican wrote, “Who should I vote for? (Sorry about the Bush thing.)” Thus I had confirmation that there actually are a few demented individuals who care what I think about politics. On the chance that…

A 2-4-1 Deal

I’m very sorry to drag you all back kicking and screaming to Orange County topics, but after all this is The Liberal OC, right? Right? The 241 tollroad extension really is a great 2 for 1 deal. Not only has it inspired the politically lazy surfing community to get up off its baggies, it’s also…