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The Priorities of our “Out of Touch” Supervisors

Apparently Orange County Supervisor Chris Norby is still fuming over the presence of a contingent of Sheriff Deputies at the Board of Supes meeting on January 13th. Steven Greenhut over at the Register’s Orange Punch blog, and Jubal/Matt Cunningham over at Red County/OC Blog are ticked off too. Sheriff Hutchens had the misfortune of having to…

State Rep. Solorio Hosts Public Hearing on California & OC Economic Crisis

Please join Assemblyman Jose Solorio, local elected officials Anaheim Councilmember Lorri Galloway, Garden Grove Councilmember Dina Nguyen, Irvine Mayor Pro Tem Larry Agran, Westminster School Boardmember Andrew Nguyen, and community leaders at a public hearing to discuss the effects of the economic crisis in Orange County, including the impact of budget reductions of several county…

Tibor Mahan’s Clueless Editorial

I sure hope Chapman University professor and Register contributor Tibor Machan was watching the millions of Americans who braved the cold in Washington DC to witness the inauguration of a new president today.  Mahan’s column in this morning’s paper was nothing short of a wet blanket on the inauguration of a new president; I have…

Change Is Good!

On Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at 12:00 President-Elect Barack Obama will take the oath of office as the 44th President of the United States of America. In recognition of the change in our national course we have launched a new layout/design for TheLiberalOC.com. We have also added the commenting feature from Intense Debate. We hope…

New FreedomPolitics.com: Democratic Party and Liberal POV Lacking

Chris Prevatt and I received an invitation to the party for the new FreedomPolitics.com website being launched by Freedom Communications, the people who published the Orange County Register.  After reviewing the site, I have to wonder if the invitation wasn’t misdirected somehow. This isn’t to say there are times when the Register’s editorial writers don’t…

Why I Hope

“Marriage isn’t a special right. Marriage is a civil right.” – Robin Tyler, one of the plaintiffs in the Prop H8 lawsuit currently before the California Supreme Court Yesterday, something amazing occurred. On a beautiful and sunny Sunday in Southern California, people came to speak up, speak out, come out, and make a difference. And…