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More than 2000 Protest Prop 8 in Long Beach

On Friday night more than 2000 people protested the passage of Proposition 8 in Long Beach. A similar protest and rally is planned for Laguna Beach on Saturday at 5:30 PM. Parking will be available in the Act V parking lot at 1900 Laguna Canyon Road. The event will start with a march beginning at Laguna Beach…

Insulting Your Audience

I tuned in to Cameron Jackson’s KUCI radio program this morning to catch his reaction to Tuesday’s election (doing so, I likely doubled his audience).  Having done commercial radio in New York state about 25 years ago, one of the best pieces of advice I ever got was “don’t insult your audience when the mic…

Hedrick-Calvert Results Link

Click on the image above to view the current results from the Hedrick/Calvert Congressional contest. The results will most likely change daily after results from Riverside and OC are updated at 5 pm.

Protect the Vote in CA-44!

[from the Bill Hedrick for Congress campaign this afternoon] Dear Friends and Supporters, We may be down, but we are by no means out. This race truly is too close to call until every last vote has been counted. That, however, is not stopping Ken Calvert from trying to end the counting before we can…

Celebrate Liberally!!!

Sorry we got this reminder posted so late. There appears to be a few reasons to celebrate, and a few reasons to grumble, over the results of Tuesday’s election. So get off your tails and come on out to Memphis in Santa Ana TONIGHT 11/06 and join the weekly Drinking Liberally crowd for tonight’s Drinking…

How The West Was Won… And Lost

(Proudly cross-posted at C4O) This week has been nothing short of amazing! Barack Obama will be our next President. More and better Democrats will be going to Congress. The electoral map has undergone a major blue shift. So why has this whole experience been bittersweet at best for me? Well, all is not well in…

Close Enough to Call? Or Maybe Not?

The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports that Ken Calvert is clinging “to a small lead over challenger Bill Hedrick late Wednesday, as officials counted votes in the tightly contested 44th Congressional District.” In other words, in spite of what you might have heard, this race is still too close to call. The article continues, “As of Wednesday…