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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…

Commie Girl in the OC: a Book Signing Set for Santa Ana

We’re already given this book a “Two Thumbs Up.” But books gain in value when they carry an autograph from the author.  So come get your CommieGirl signature on your very own copy.  Details below. The Democratic Party of Orange County is continuing its series of discussions with progressive authors. Join former OC Weekly contributor and…

BREAKING: Debbie Cook Outraises Dana Rohrabacher in CA-46!

UPDATE: Total Buzz also has it up! “We’re really building momentum by talking about the issues and values that people across the district share. Our communities want a member of Congress who will fight for better education and healthcare for our children, who will fight to make sure our veterans have the healthcare and benefits…

Will the NFL Jaquars Relocate to LA?

The Los Angeles market has been without an NFL team since the mid-90’s (and USC doesn’t count), but now the Philadelphia Daily News is reporting that there are denials to rumors of the pending sale of the Jacksonville Jaquars with relocation to Los Angeles. I think the door has closed on a new NFL stadium…

CA-46: Crazy Dana’s Got the Thrill of the Drill

“It’s too bad that the president and it’s even worse that the Congress has to wait until the American people are personally suffering until they increase the supply of energy available to our country.” And what do you think “Crazy Dana” Rohrabacher wants to do about it? Invest in solar energy? Wind power? Biomass? Nope,…