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A rather spectacular bit of politicking

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Last week, the Orange County Board of Supervisors effort to establish limited campaign finance oversight had its proverbial head cut off. State lawmakers gutted the bill after a rather spectacular bit of politicking, leaving this dragon not completely dead, but with just one head.

Candidate Speed Dating with the OC Young Democrats

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If you haven’t been to the OC Young Democrats candidate speed dating event, its loads of fun and a great way to talk with candidates for office seeking OCYD support. There’s such an event tonight and here are the details: MONTHLY MEETING AND MIXER  Featuring: Candidate Speed Dating Who: Orange County Young Democrats  When: Wednesday,…

Sources: Dr. Jose Moreno to Run for Anaheim City Council

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Four independent sources tell TheLiberalOC that Dr. Jose Moreno will run for Anaheim City Council instead of re-election to his school board seat.  We’re told a press conference will be scheduled for Friday morning, campaign photos will be shot Thursday, and one source says that Moreno will be a part of Mayor Tom Tait’s “Good…

40th Anniversary of Nixon Resignation is Next Week

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In a week, we’ll mark the 40th anniversary of President Richard M. Nixon’s resignation.  I remember the night like it was yesterday.  My grandfather came home from work and gave me a copy of the New York Daily News with the largest headline I’ve ever seen in a mainstream newspaper — Nixon Quits.  If you’d like…