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California Appeals Court rules on Homeschooling

The recent ruling by a California Appeals court has declared that children homeschooled must be taught by someone with a teaching credential. This leaves “an estimated 166,000 children as possible truants and their parents at risk of prosecution.” Yet the appeals court said state law has been clear since at least 1953, when another appellate…

Assumptions about Liberals

Hillary Clinton called it a “vast right-wing conspiracy.” Conservatives call it “message discipline.” Others call it the “right-wing noise machine.” Here at TheLiberalOC.com we call it “crap.” And from time to time, we will bring their swill to you in our forum called… It’s pretty tough to have a constructive debate or dialogue with Republicans…

Take Back Your Neighborhood for Democrats This Year!

Would you like to do something to help Democrats win this year? Would you like to help grow the Democratic Party here in California? Would you like to contribute to a long-term strategy for progressive victory? Great, then why not sign up to be a neighborhood leader? But wait, you haven’t ever heard of a…

Stop the Hate! Join the Fight for Equality!

Here’s a message I got from the Democratic Party of OC: Right now, a group of well funded “Rovian” strategists are attempting to put a discriminatory marriage initiative on the ballot in November. This coalition of conservative groups hired 200 paid signature gatherers to spread out around California and have begun gathering signatures at shopping…

What Do YOU Think About Recent School Budget Cuts?

No matter where you go in OC, local schools and school districts are feeling the pain of hard times. In Capistrano Unified, Coastal South County schools are preparing for $27 million in painful budget cuts. Santa Ana Unified is preparing to possibly lay off some 573 teachers in the 2008-09 school year. In Saddleback Valley…