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Cutting Education But Requiring the Pledge

Here’s a cute post from the Flash Report; its a summary of bad bills and good ones (hint: all the bad ones are from Democrats and the good ones from Republicans, in case you were wondering). FR statehouse writer Meredith Turney penned this ditty: “These bills are just the tip of the iceberg, but I…

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…