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Oversight? Who needs it? We’ve got Keystone Managers/Cops

Just one more example of How Orange County CEO Tom Mauk lets managers off the hook for errors that cost the taxpayers hundreds of thousands, if not millions of dollars to fix. Be it managing personnel OC CEO Mauk condones Bustamantes’ sexist remarks!, or contracts here, he just keeps getting it wrong. County IT task…

OC CEO Mauk condones Bustamantes’ sexist remarks!

On June 19th I wrote about the response from the Orange County CEO’s PR person regarding Carlos Bustamantes’ now notorious comment to Red County Blogger Matt Cunningham/Jubal and LATimes reporter Christian Berthelsen regarding the appointment of Sandra Hutchens as Sheriff over Santa Ana PD Chief Paul Walters. They responded that they could not comment on…

Loretta Sanchez Endorses Debbie Cook for Congress

Dear Friends and Supporters, Today, I contributed $2,000 to Debbie Cook’s campaign for the US House of Representatives, in her challenge against Dana Rohrabacher in the 46th Congressional District.  I did so as a demonstration of how fully committed I am to Debbie’s race.  I am devoting my time, efforts and resources to ensure her…

Matt Cunningham has no friends?

Red County Online Editor Matthew Cunningham/Jubal has a Facebook page. I do, Dan Chmielewski, Gila, Susan, and Ed have accounts, as well as about half of the online public. Many of us have friends. I have discovered the Matt does not have any friends. So to all readers of TheLiberalOC I ask that you take…

WallE: a review

You can certainly check out the reviews in today’s Register and LA Times, but WallE from Disney and Pixar is not your standard Pixar summer flick.  I suspect our friends on the right wing side of the aisle will soundly criticize the movie on a number of fronts. The film is set 700 years in…

CA-46: My Response to Crazy Dana’s Response

Have you seen this? Dana Rohrabacher has just sent a reply a letter to the Huntington Beach Independent after they wrote a scathing editorial on his recent crazy behavior. Well, one would think that he actually thought about what they had to say to him. But alas, “Crazy Dana” would rather just dismiss this latest…

TheLiberalOC – The Best of Orange County

Before attending the weekly Drinking Liberally gathering at Memphis in Santa Ana, I attended the re-launch celebration reception for Orange Coast Magazine. In the gift bags they handed out was the July issue featuring their 2008 Best Of Orange County feature. I am pleased to announce the The LiberalOC.com was named the Best Liberal Blog…