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Country not so center-right afterall

Media Matters has a good story on the myth being spread by right-wing pundits that Obama ran as a conservative and the the country is still a center-right nation politically. Postelection poll results contradict media claims that U.S. is a “center-right” country. Summary: Several media figures have claimed that President-elect Barack Obama won the election…

Ballot Count: Do pulls ahead in Garden Grove

The Orange County Registrar of Voters has posted its update for today tabulating the late vote-by-mail ballots. There are still Provisional and paper ballots from election day that still need to be tabulated. But here is where things are in the close city council races in Garden Grove and Westminster. In Garden Grove, Andrew Do…

Fullerton Drinking Liberally Tuesday

I want you to know that even though the election is over, Fullerton Drinking Liberally continues. For all who volunteered, CONGRATULATIONS! I am ecstatic about our victories and saddened by our defeats; but I think we have more reason to celebrate now. I will bring the Orange County results for anyone who is interested. The…

Sheriff Hutchens to Speak to Young Dems

This just came in from the OC Young Democrats. Young Democrats Meeting  We invite you to attend our next Orange County Young Democrats meeting on Thursday, November 13th at 7:00 PM at Bistro 400 located at 400 W. 4th Street, Santa Ana CA, 92701. We will celebrate the victories of the 2008 election as well as…

No on 8 Protest in Laguna 1100 strong

From the Orange County Register The statewide protest against a freshly approved ban on same-sex marriage spread south on Saturday, as hundreds opposed to Proposition 8 walked streets in two coastal Orange County cities. In Laguna Beach, more than 1,100 people met in front of City Hall before blazing a trail down the side of Coast…

More than 2000 Protest Prop 8 in Long Beach

On Friday night more than 2000 people protested the passage of Proposition 8 in Long Beach. A similar protest and rally is planned for Laguna Beach on Saturday at 5:30 PM. Parking will be available in the Act V parking lot at 1900 Laguna Canyon Road. The event will start with a march beginning at Laguna Beach…

Insulting Your Audience

I tuned in to Cameron Jackson’s KUCI radio program this morning to catch his reaction to Tuesday’s election (doing so, I likely doubled his audience).  Having done commercial radio in New York state about 25 years ago, one of the best pieces of advice I ever got was “don’t insult your audience when the mic…