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California Political news and opnion from a liberal viewpoint.

Bloggers Don’t Change Minds; We Cater to the Base

Chalk this post up to catch up from last week’s downtime.  Without getting into a lot of details, I had a discussion last week with another liberal family member who expressed intimidation at debating a more conservative family member on politics.  It was a case of not being as sure of his facts (which have…

ECCO Nuptial Bliss Wedding Reception!

On Sunday, July 27th, ECCO will be celebrating Full Marriage Equality at our Nuptial Bliss Wedding Reception. Brian Chase, Senior Staff Attorney for Lambda Legal, will be welcoming guests at the home of Retired Senator Joe and Diane Dunn (1911 Heliotrope, Santa Ana, CA) from 3pm to 5pm. The festivities will include champagne, hors d’oeuvres,…

Making Change Happen, One House Race at a Time

(Cross-posted at Clintonistas for Obama, PartyBuilder, & MyDD) Wow! Just wow. I’ve been perusing the FEC filings for the 2nd Quarter today. And you know what? Democrats rock… Especially our terrific candidates here in California! I am simply stunned by how well Democrats are doing… And conversely, how poorly these GOP incumbents are doing! It…

Best of C4O: Spotlight on Charlie Brown (CA-04)

{Every week, I’ll be sharing with you the best content from our cousin blog, Clintonistas for Obama. Today, I want to bring you my friend Dizzy’s post on a very important Congressional race up north. If you like what you see here, please donate. Thanks! } For my inaugural post, I would like to take…

San Francisco Voters Should Just Say Yes

And vote to name their new sewage treatment plant after President George W. Bush. As this story from a UK newspaper details.This has me thinking. What county wide projects, roads, bridges and intersections should be named after Orange County officials? The Mike Carona Orange Crush? The Mike Schroeder Lemon Grove.

Pay for Play

Regular readers of the Flash Report (I read it so you don’t have to) note the fawning idol-like coverage publisher Jon Fleishcman regularly bestows upon State Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner, the only conservative elected to a statewide office (for those saying I forgot Arnold, please.  He’s hardly conservative and barely Republican). Poizner appears poised to…