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Psychology Today: Liberals are Smarter

We can’t say we’re surprised but according to an article in the journal Psychology Today, Liberals are smarter than Conservatives (no separate testing was done for Tea Party members). Now I’m certain this article is going to raise the hackles of those on the right, but read the story to conclusion and then make a…

Justice Breyer Coming to Nixon Library Next Month

Hat tip to the South County Progressive Group for this tip.  Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will be a featured speaker at the Nixon Library in Yorba Linda nexy month.  Justice Breyer will speak on Sept. 14 at 7 PM and reservations are required. Justice Breyer is a progressive voice in an otherwise conservative court and a breath…

Waiting for Michele (and Tom?) in AD 69

Last week, Santa Ana councilmember Michele Martinez pre-announced on Facebook that she was formally announcing a campaign to run for AD-69 in the state assembly representing Santa Ana and much of Anaheim.  We’re on the back of of that “week or so” promise she made to announce, and there’s still no formal announcement or one…

Molly Ivins on Rick Perry

The late Molly Ivins, a political columnist and devioted student of Texas politics, has provided us with one last relevent gift — an analysis of Texas Governor and GOP Presidential candidate Rick Perry.  Despite Adam Probolsky’s recent poll that shows Mitt Romney holds sway with California Republicans, I’ll note some prominent OC Republicans are calling Perry the…