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We’ve Come Too Far to Turn Back Now

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Obama for America released a new online video today titled, “We’ve Come Too Far to Turn Back Now,” that reminds Americans how much is at stake in this election. While President Obama has delivered on the change he promised when he announced his candidacy, he isn’t done moving America forward.

Appellate Court Blocks Layoffs in Costa Mesa

Hot off the press: Appellate Court upholds injunction blocking layoffs and outsourcing in Costa Mesa SANTA ANA The Fourth District Court of Appeal has upheld a preliminary injunction blocking the City of Costa Mesa from laying off more than 100 employees and outsourcing their jobs to the private sector. “This is a huge boost for…

“Send This to All Your Friends!”

We all have that old Uncle or old neighbor who is a conservative and they have an email account.  They delighted themselves in forwarding email that they have received exposing some awful truth about President Obama and encourages you to send it to all your friends.  A quick visit to Snopes.com, Politifact or FactCheck.org usually…

Is Chris Thompson Fullerton’s Batman?

The Fullerton Stories website has an interesting piece about how Fullerton School Board member and Recall Committee Chairman Chris Thompson has become Fullerton’s own version of “Batman.” The school board member reportedly took it upon himself to investigate a parking lot of a local school where during the summer months, youths gather.

The Road To Charlotte

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I’ll be travelling to Charlotte, NC to cover the Democratic National Convention as credentialed press. While there I’ll be following a few delegates from Orange County’s delegation. One of those delegates, Dot De Leon, is a proud, Latina, take names and kick butts democrat, from the 39th Congressional District.

Pardon Me For Talking While You’re Interrupting

Dan Chmielewski, TheLiberalOC

TheLiberalOC’s Managing Editor Dan Chmielewski was on Real Orange last facing off against conservatives Rick Reiff and Michael Capaldi. I got the feeling after watching the segment that Reiff and Capaldi weren’t expecting Dan to be prepared or as on target in his dismantling of their right-wing arguments.

Romney’s Choice: Paul Ryan

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Mitt Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan for Vice President inexorably links Romney to Ryan’s extremist plan to raise taxes on middle class Americans, while providing tax cuts to the very wealthy. The choice demonstrates Romney’s commitment to end Medicare as we know it.