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Hedrick: Ken Calvert’s shady land is an ‘embarrassment’

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Correction: Congressman Probed story October 19, 2009 — In an Oct. 17 story about an alleged improper sale of publicly owned land, The Associated Press erroneously reported that a newspaper said the FBI was investigating Rep. Ken Calvert, R-Calif. The Riverside Press-Enterprise reported the FBI had sought information on a lawsuit against an agency…

Pelosi to Keynote OC Truman Dinner

The Democratic Party of Orange County’s 15th annual Harry S Truman Awards dinner will take place on Friday, December 4, 2009. This year, the keynote address will be given by Speaker Nancy Pelosi! This year’s award recipients are: Harry S Truman Award honoree will be Assemblymember Jose Solorio. Samuel Gompers Award honoree will be Florice…

The Hard Right Turn in Newport Beach This Weekend

The Western CPAC conference is happening this weekend at the Radisson Inn in Newport Beach, and I sure as hell hope all those conservative candidates for office bring their birth certificates with them.  This weekend will be a celebration of a political movement convinced their only way to regain power is to oppose everything President…

Van Tran: Looking for Love in all the Wrong Places

I just about spit coffee all over my keyboard Wednesday morning when I opened up this email from Assemblyman Van Tran. It seems that Conservative/Republican Van Tran is either getting very bold or very desperate in his bid to unseat Orange County’s favorite Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez.  Sending an email to the Orange County Drinking Liberally…

If Rush Limbaugh Buys the Rams….

According to a story in USA Today, African-American players are predicting how difficult it would be for the Rams to attract African American free agents to play for the St. Louis Dittoheads, er.. Rams, should right wing comedian Rush Limbaugh be part of a group seeking to buy the franchise.  Considering Rush has said these…