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Bloggers Don’t Change Minds; We Cater to the Base

Chalk this post up to catch up from last week’s downtime.  Without getting into a lot of details, I had a discussion last week with another liberal family member who expressed intimidation at debating a more conservative family member on politics.  It was a case of not being as sure of his facts (which have…

ECCO Nuptial Bliss Wedding Reception!

On Sunday, July 27th, ECCO will be celebrating Full Marriage Equality at our Nuptial Bliss Wedding Reception. Brian Chase, Senior Staff Attorney for Lambda Legal, will be welcoming guests at the home of Retired Senator Joe and Diane Dunn (1911 Heliotrope, Santa Ana, CA) from 3pm to 5pm. The festivities will include champagne, hors d’oeuvres,…

Best Liberal Blog in OC (Update)

Cleaning up on outstanding posts from last week when the site was down… Media Bistro covered our recognition as the Best “Liberal” Blog in Orange County by Orange Coast Magazine.  Thanks Mayrav. Tuesday Jul 08, 2008 Best Liberals In the OC. All Three of Them. Orange Coast Magazine recently came out with its “Best Of”…

CA-42: Dirty Gary’s up to No Good on the 241

Have any of you seen this? Apparently, “Dirty Gary” Miller is at it again. He’s promoting something that he just happens to financially benefit… Hmmm, isn’t that a surprise? So why do these Republicans elected to serve us only seem interested in serving themselves? What’s up with that? Shouldn’t Gary Miller be doing more to…

Support Ed Chau for Congress

Dear Dan, Ed Chau is the Democratic nominee for the 42nd Congressional district running against incumbent Gary Miller. Ethics are certainly not Miller’s strong suit! Miller is currently under investigation by the federal government for tax evasion and misuse of staff resources. In case you missed it, the Orange County Register ran another story yesterday…

Making Change Happen, One House Race at a Time

(Cross-posted at Clintonistas for Obama, PartyBuilder, & MyDD) Wow! Just wow. I’ve been perusing the FEC filings for the 2nd Quarter today. And you know what? Democrats rock… Especially our terrific candidates here in California! I am simply stunned by how well Democrats are doing… And conversely, how poorly these GOP incumbents are doing! It…

Why do we need County Supervisor’s anyway?

Moorlach Attacks County Worker Benefits Supervisor John Moorlach, Chairman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors and the great and powerful Emperor Chicken Little, today proposed a ballot measure to amend the County Charter to prevent future boards from granting enhanced pension benefits for county workers without voter approval. The Orange County Register’s Peggy Lowe…