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The President’s Speech

Earlier this month, my conservative friends on Facebook held a great debate on why the President needed to go into Libya now…right this moment and aide the rebels.  The US going into the Middle East all willy-nilly without all the diplomatic options played out first? Nah, we’d never do anything like that would we?  Newt Gingrich went…

Japan’s Nuclear Crisis Two Weeks Later

It’s been nearly two weeks since a 9.0 earthquake and devastating tsunami killed thousands of Japanese and the resulting damage to nuclear reactors in Northern Japan have added to the tragedy as Japanese officials scramble to prevent nuclear meltdowns. The human cost is incalculable. And the nuclear crisis itself may have long lasting impacts on…

Does Spelling Count?

Much to the chagrin of our favorite blog troll “DKMFAN” (hi Sean Mill!), Matt Cunningham and I are Facebook friends and we do carry on a combination of chatter and debate on our respective Facebook pages.  Lately, the conversation has to do with President Obama’s action (or inaction) in regards to Libya. No regardless of…

DeVore’s Silence on Japan’s Nuclear Crisis Surprises

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtx1AEpKLvU[/youtube] While Chuck DeVore is no longer an elected official and his exploratory committee for the Third District’s supervisor’s seat demonstrates his eagerness to return to public sector life, he was the state’s biggest advocate for more nuclear energy throughout his six year assembly term and ill-fated run for the US Senate.  A quick scan…

Faces of Egypt through the eyes of an OC Man

Fullerton’s Drew Cornick is the son of LiberalOC friend Sunbie Harrell, who helped us at last Spring’s NUFF event on political blogging.  He contacted me last week about some extraordinary photos he took in Egypt and has extended permission for us to publish them. Drew’s Project Uprising shows a fantastic body of work and one…