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Harper’s Bill for John Wayne Day Fails in Assembly Due to the Duke’s White Supremacy Comments from the Past

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State Assemblyman Matt Harper (R-74) is in a snit today over “leftists” in the State Assembly who killed his bill to honor dead actor John Wayne with a “John Wayne Day.” Harper maintains the Duke is as American as mom, apple pie and fireworks, but left out the fact Wayne made some amazing racists comments…

Cruz and Carly Fail at Internet Politics 101

US Senator Ted Cruz in OC, April 2015.  Photo by Dan Chmielewski

Over the years, Chris Prevatt and I have had a number of candidates give us a head’s up when they were thinking about running for office.  Usually, the first piece of advice I offer is “protect your name” and buy your URL through GoDaddy and Network Solutions.  Buy multiple iterations of your name along with…

Bauman to Brown: “Build a Wall Around Trump

Gov. Jerry Brown and his wife, Anne Gust Brown, partake in hot dogs supplied by the Orange County Employees Union for their 2011 People's Inauguration Party.
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Open Letter to Governor Jerry Brown; Build a Wall to Protect Us from Donald Trump! Today I am personally issuing an urgent call to action to Governor Jerry Brown. A dark and evil force is descending upon our state, forcing California to face irreversible harm and danger in just a few short hours when the…

Trump’s Chumps Gather in Costa Mesa Tonight

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Donald Trump, the leading candidate for the Republican Party nomination, will speak to supporters tonight in Costa Mesa at the OC Fairgrounds.  Traffic will likely be very heavy on the 55 around rush hour, so plan accordingly.  Since Trump’s Tuesday night sweep of primaries that firmly give him the advantage for the GOP nod, Trump…

Thoughts on 10 Years

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Editor’s note: Former blogger Claudio Gallegos sent this column in on Tuesday, but it went to my Spam folder so I missed it.  Here it is. Wow! Has it been 10 years already? I only wrote for Liberal OC for a short time, a year and a half. But I am honored to have contributed…