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The Once and Future Governor

I frequently have opportunities to be introduced to big-name politicians, but I generally demur. I don’t figure these folks will ever remember me, so what’s the point? I made an exception, though, the first time I had a chance to meet America’s first rock-star politician, California Attorney General and former (perhaps future?) Governor Jerry Brown.…

What Do the Polls Mean?

I spent last weekend in Las Vegas with my co-blogger Heather and four other John Edwards supporters, walking precincts in Vegas and Henderson, Nevada. We thoroughly covered six large precincts in a variety of types of neighborhoods and had a great time. We did not, however, come back full of hope for Edwards’ chances in…

In Which Bladerunner Outdoes Himself

Surely every denizen of the OC blogosphere is familiar with serial commenter Bladerunner’s wise and witty posts. Friday night he outdid himself with a comment on OC Blog about Joe Dunn’s “politicus interruptus.” That remark deserves wider circulation to those who don’t read OC Blog’s comments or who otherwise missed Friday’s work of written art,…

The Falun Gong Show

The Times and Total Buzz are both reporting that the County of Orange has received a letter from the Consulate General of China asking us not to recognize any events backed by Falun Gong supporters. Supe Chair Norby is steaming. While I haven’t spent months studying it, I have somewhat mixed feelings about China’s attitude…

Good News for Obsessives

One of the tools WordPress provides for bloggers is the ability to see what search terms are being used on our site. That is, if you come to http://www.theliberaloc.com and use the Search box up there at the upper right to search our site for instances of, say, “Diane Harkey,” we can see that you’ve…