Right about now the Lincoln Club, along with a host of other right wing organizations such as the David Horowitz Freedom Center and the Newport Harbor Republican Women will be hosting their forum on how to deal with immigration. Considering the people hosting this, I think we all know their solutions.
Earlier this morning we had some technical difficulties with TheLiberalOC site. For a period of time, visitors to our website may have been redirected to a phony virus protection website. This problem was due to a security vulnerability in our blog software WordPress. We have since corrected the problem. We just want to apologize for…
Terry Francke, the Voice of OC’s consultant on government access, comments on the situation in Westminster over probable violations of the Brown Act. According to Francke, when three members of the Westminster City Council released a press statement… they violated the Brown Act
It seems that there is always some person involved in our local government process who thinks that they can dictate what happens. In this case in Costa Mesa it is Jim Righeimer, who couldn’t get elected as a dog-catcher if his life depended on it, who thinks he’s in charge.
Instead of engaging in a real dialogue about the fundamental differences we have when it comes to energy policy and offshore drilling â€“ me adamantly opposed to drilling Californiaâ€™s coast and Calvert adamantly for – he wasted no time resorting the same dirty political tricks that desperate candidates use when they canâ€™t run from their record.
â€œAs Members of Congress, it is our duty to speak for those who have no voice. We must collectively stand up for the freedom of these activists by urging the Vietnamese government to unconditionally release these activists. We as Members of Congress have an obligation to engage the Government of Vietnam and call on them to uphold and respect human rights by releasing all activists.”
Unfortunately Chris Prevatt was unable to make it to the Santa Ana City Council meeting to give Claudia Alvarez a hard time. Fortunately I was able to step in and do one of my favorite pasttime activities, piss off Claudia Alvarez. It seems to have worked. To understand the events leading up to this, at the last Council meeting, Claudia Alvarez censored several speakers who tried to say her name claiming that interrupted the “decorum” of the meeting, but allowed two former Councilmembers to mention specific current Councilmembers by name. She clearly abused her power as acting Mayor and Chris Prevatt rightfully pointed it out on several posts here on The Liberal OC.