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Soulforce Sunday at Saddleback Church

Something very special will be happening here in OC on Sunday, January 18. Soulforce, the group of progressive people of faith that travel across the nation & around the world to engage in dialogue with other faith communities on LGBT civil rights, will be coming to Saddleback Church two days before Saddleback Pastor Rick Warren…

Barbaro To Speak At Young Dems Meeting Thursday

Democratic Party of Orange County Chair Frank Barbaro is scheduled to speak at the Orange County Young Democrats meeting on Thursday, January 8th at 7:00 PM at Bistro 400 located at 400 W. 4th Street , Santa Ana CA , 92701 . The meeting will be followed by Drinking Liberally at Memphis .

Moorlach The Distracter

On the very day 210 county workers who provide services to the most needy in the county were handed layoff notices, Board Chairman John Moorlach tried to distract attention yet again from his wasteful spending ways. After weeks of blistering attack from the Orange County Employees Association over his wasteful extravagance, Moorlach and his allies…

The Supes Are Pikers

Recently there’s been a great deal of justifiable sturm and drang about the Board of Supervisors spending $326,000 to remodel their lobby. But really, these guys are pikers — amateurs. The Washington Post reports today that outgoing Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne spent approximately $235,000 to renovate the bathroom in his fifth floor office. Interesting that…

The Imperial Chairmanship of John Moorlach

I have to say, I am looking a bit forward to this year. While I realize that the crap of the economy is dealing out one hell of a beating to everyone including county workers there is a bit, albeit a tiny, of a silver lining. John Moorlach’s term as Chair of the Board of…

Be a Part of Your Democratic Party This Weekend!

This weekend, something special will happen. Democrats from all over California will select their Democratic Party representatives! And this year, more candidates than ever before are running. I should know. I & 16 other people are vying for a position as state party delegate in my Assembly District (69th AD: Santa Ana, parts of Garden…