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Mickadeit on CoastCCD Trustee Armando Ruiz

King of the platinum parachute (10/13/08) Double-dipper Ruiz is back. Frank Mickadeit Columnist, The Orange County Register Three weeks from today, if history holds to form, a plurality of ill-informed voters in Area 3 of the Coast Community College District will re-elect Armando Ruiz to another four-year term. I say uninformed because I do not…

Well Dad, what are you waiting for?

I voted yesterday with my son, Ethan, sitting beside me at the kitchen table. My wife Suzie, who is a naturalized Vietnamese-American, insists on the ritual of going to the polls on election day. Looking at our son, she said, “Our community fought so hard for this right that I’d rather vote on election day.”…

Equality isn’t just PC or Mac

On Tuesday Jubal over at RedCounty.com whined about the OC Register’s October 1st editorial opposing Proposition 8. Wow! it took him two weeks to come up with his lame defense of writing discrimination into the California Constitution. I think the following PSA’s paint a pretty good picture of where we stand on the issue here at TheLiberalOC…

CA-46: The Time Is Now

Now is the time. Today is the day to make change happen. I’ve been able to do it, and hopefully you will be able to do it as well. Debbie Cook has a real chance of winning in the 46th District. If I didn’t think so, I wouldn’t be working as hard as I am…

Three Weeks to Go

As Chris Prevatt will tell you, I’ve been obsessing over daily poll results for weeks now.  And while my own personal tally shows Senator Barack Obama geting 370 electoral college votes and the presidency, I do not want to let up.  I made my largest contribution of the political season to the Obama/Biden ticket yesterday.  We…

Garden Grove Voters Trash Mail from Trung and Jones

Garden Grove, CA — This morning at the main post office in Garden Grove, voters were contributing to their own informal poll by tossing political mailers in the branch’s trash bins. The overwhelming numbers of Trung Nguyen and Steve Jones mailers may be an indication of voter preferences. A few Andrew Do mailers were also…

Debbie Cook Ad: On the Air

The latest in the 46th Congressional District challenge to Dana Rohrabacher by Huntington Beach Mayor Debbie Cook is her TV ad starting tomorrow. Asteroids!  [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKihntwy9x8[/youtube] A TV ad costs $38. Donate the cost of a TV ad for Debbie here: http://www.actblue.com/page/tvad