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Join OCYD in Making Change Happen This Weekend!

There’s some really exciting stuff happening this weekend. Why not take part in it? Here’s what’s going on. Dear TheLiberalOC.com Reader, If you didn’t watch the Republican National Convention last week then you didn’t miss much. Republicans spent the last eight years screwing things up and are now trying to get credit for acknowledging that…

The Daily Palin: Media Double Standard

(quick Sarah, wrap that old fish in paper and call it “change”) The LA Times’ Tim Rutten had a terrific column yesterday about the double standard being applied by McCain’s PR people when it comes to Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. My favorite parts: McCain’s campaign manager, Rick Davis, deserved full marks for chutzpah, for example, when…

A No on Prop 8 Push by the Episcopal Church

I caught this on the evening news last night and provided this post from an LA Times sotry about it.  But church leaders California’s six most senior Episcopal bishops unanimously declared their opposition to Proposition 8, a ballot measure that cals for a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage that’s on the statewide November ballot. The…

Shea’s Republican Support Ends at the Checkbook

I tooled over to Christina Shea’s “Shea for Mayor” website (which still has a reference to “Keep Irvine Great” isn’t that cool she’s still using the slogan of the opposition slate, but what’s a little plagiarism among friends, right?). I wanted to see who was endorsing her run for Mayor this time around.   Her…

Get on the Bus for Obama!

In case you missed my late notice last weekend, I’d like to remind you all about a new & exciting way we can help elect Barack Obama as our next President! EVERY weekend between now & election day, volunteers from Southern California will be “caravaning” to Nevada to work with the Obama campaign there. As…

Budget Solution: Support Ginny Mayer for Senate

You are cordially invited to a reception in support of Ginny Mayer, the Democratic candidate for the 35th State Senate District!  Simply stated, we need more Democrats in the State Senate. The problems facing Californians are enormous. Budget cuts are just the beginning. If we want practical solutions that reflect Democratic values it is not…