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US Energy Department Taps Great Park for 2013 Solar Decathlon

This announcement came in and we had to post because it’s great news about The Great Park and great news about the Federal Government’s committment to alternative and renewable energy and hopefully will rub the climate change deniers on the Register’s editorial pages to do some homework about climate change that isn’t based on research…

Unintentional Hilarity

Sometimes, a newspaper headline gets accidentially connected to a photo on the page that has nothing to do with the story in question. And this happened in the Washington Post of all places with the headline and photo pairing above. In light of Chris’s excellent post on the Register’s editorial page criticism of the President for…

GOP, OC Register Overstate Keystone XL Pipeline Jobs Picture

Indiana governor Mitch Daniels took the Obama administration to task for rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline is his rebuttal to the President’s State of the Union address citing the number of jobs the construction of said pipeline would create.  The OC Register, in an editorial on January 20, also criticize the President for “not being…

President Obama’s State of the Union: Shared Sacrifice

President Obama gave a stirring State of the Union and really reminded me of the candidate we elected in 2008. He called for shared sacrifice, fairness and appealed to Congress to unify and move the country forward — together.  Indiana Govenror Mitch Daniels gave the response and his message was more forcused on the individual…

Happy Birthday Lou

TheLiberalOC wishes State Senator Lou Correa the happiest of days.  We won’t be outing the Senator’s age.  And while we don’t fully agree with every issue the Senator vote on, it’s always a pleasure to speak with him at Community events and fundraisers.  Have a great day Lou!

Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers Respond to Felony Conviction of Superintendent Hubbard

Jeffery Hubbard, Superintendent of The Newport Mesa School District was convicted on Monday, January 23rd  on 2 counts of misappropriation of funds in relation to giving one of his subordinates $20,000 in bonuses and a car allowance increase without board approval when he was with the Beverly Hills School Board. UPDATE: In a special Board Meeting today, the…