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President Obama Isn’t Enough

(Proudly cross-posted at Clintonistas for Obama & MyDD) I know so many of us are excited about the Obama campaign. I know we all want to see Barack Obama become President next January. But you know what? This isn’t enough for me. OK, OK, so what the hell am I talking about? Well, why don’t you…

County Union Launches Food Drive

Contrary to the myth, which claims that county workers are over paid and recieve too many benefits, they are having a hard time getting by too. The Orange County Employees Association (OCEA) recently discovered that some of its members have had to resort to seeking assistance from community food banks just to get by. “With the…

Mickadeit’s Fact Checker

I’m grumpy this morning. Blame it on getting three hours sleep and a six hour flight delay from Dulles last night and that fact I had to dive into the recycling bin to grab Frank Mickadeit’s column from last Friday. If you want a clearcut example of media bias, I’d challenge you to find anything…

So What Have I Been Missing?

You know, I’ve really missed this place. No matter how many diaries I get on the Rec List in a week over at MyDD, no matter how much fun I have at Taylor’s place, no matter how much mischief I cause at my own place, nothing really substitutes this place for me. Now don’t get…

Obama raises a cool million plus in Newport Beach

The Orange County Register’s Jeff Overley reports that Senator Barack Obama raked in more than $1 million on Sunday for the Democratic National Committee at his fundraiser at the Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach. Obama spoke to 275 guests, who had contributed as much as $28,500, after being introduced by Assembly Speaker Karen Bass.