Mike Lawson

Happy 2nd Birthday LibOC! 4-26-08

Editor’s Note: Mike Lawson has moved away from Orange County and now lives in Phoenix Arizona. He still blogs, just not about politics, at: WhatSomeWouldCallLies.com. Remember me? Two years ago today I launched TheLiberalOC.com. It was my opinion at the time that the already established OC blogosphere was missing a progressive ying to OCBlog’s conservative…

Forget me not.

I’ve always been a lucky guy. When I started this website over a year ago I was lucky to find such a solid team of progressive writers to help fill this page with content. I was lucky that our commentary was taken so seriously in the local blogosphere and in the local media. And it…

Don’t put a condom there!

  Student journalists collaborated with the student health center at Cal State Fullerton to market a special condom-stuffed issue of The Daily Titan on November 14th that they promoted using a stick-figure poster to encourage Titans to have safe sex.  CSUF students will only be receiving news when they open up the paper on the…

Where is the Dem Candidate?

  Please forgive me. This post is not about the wildfires or about the corrupt OC Sheriff. Both of those stories are important and worth talking about, but I wanted to escape for a second and talk about the 1st District Supervisorial seat.  As you know, Janet Nguyen’s seat is opening up soon—the primary race…

Sheriff Carona Indicted

  The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Sheriff Mike Carona is facing federal corruption charges alleging he used his office for financial gain.    The indictment is filed under seal, but details are expected to be made public as early as tomorrow (Tuesday). From The Los Angeles Times: The full scope of the federal investigation…

The Sanchez Story

Reps. Loretta and Linda Sanchez are working on a book about their experience. From the Associated Press: It came to light Tuesday after the sisters were spotted by reporters heading into the House Ethics office with prominent Washington lawyer Stanley Brand. Aides quickly squashed speculation that a new congressional scandal could be afoot. Instead the…