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Choi uses Stalin Poster to Raise Funds for Assembly Campaign

Irvine councilmember Steven Choi is now using his Pelosi-is-Stalin stunt to raise funds for his assembly race.  Choi is complaining that Democrats have attacked him for his right to free speech; no one is denying the wannabe Assemblyman his right to make a fool of himself.  But this isn’t the first time Choi’s “free speech”…

Obey or Don’t – Please Resolve

Last night I was reading a book. That alone is no big deal, except that I don’t do it often enough. But last night I came across something as puzzling as it is interesting. Oh, and it’s a Bible thing. Jesus Christ lived and died an observant Jew. In Galatians, the Apostle Paul asserts that…

Welcome Drudge Report Readers…

Our Choi/Stalin story was picked up by SFGate.com here and it was linked to and is a featured story on The Drudge Report today; so we’d like to welcome all those readers to TheLiberalOC.com today. I highly recommend clicking the link to the SFGate story about our Monday post; the comments are *priceless.*

County IT Spending Like Drunken Sailors On No Bid Contracts

The practice of contracting out millions of dollars to outside companies and then failing to monitor their progress has been an ongoing problem, particularly with the County IT department. Now it looks like these guys have been monkeying around with the contracts process. I wonder if the Board will actually do anything to curb this behavior.

John A. Pérez To Be Speaker of the California Assembly

Sacramento, CA — John A Pérez was elected Speaker of the California Assembly today. Late Wednesday his main competitor for the spot Kevin DeLeon, conceded the contest to Perez. Perez was honored in January 2009 for his labor leadership by the Democratic Party of Orange County with the Samuel Gompers Award.

Not a Peep from Probolsky about Choi

I’m not sure anyone has complained about Adam Probolsky’s column in the Irvine World News more than I.  More often than not, it’s pretty harmless.  And there are those moments when Adam goes after the progressives in the Irvine council majority or liberals in general, forgetting perhaps that Irvine is far more purple than red.…