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OC’s Scariest Bloggers

It’s time for All Hallow’s Eve and another rendition of OC’s Scariest Bloggers; this is an informal list we talk about at Drinking Liberally and we’re expanding it a bit to include regular commenters. We’ll count it down… #10  Adam Probolsky— A blogger for both Red County and Flash Report and the winner of the…

Rep. Campbell Backs House Resolution Honoring Tea Baggers

Congressman John Campbell has lent his name to another important piece of legislation that has no impact on our daily lives or solves any of the big problems America faces, but does play to his conservative base fo teabaggers. Campbell is one of the sponsors of House Resolution HR870 which is a non-binding resolution: “Expressing gratitude…

Requiescat in pace Joel Pasco

With sadness, we note the passing of Joel Pasco, the husband of former LA Times political reporter Jean Pasco, from inoperable cancer.  The Register did this story on Joel back in March.  Our prayers are with Jean and her family.

It’s Thursday Again!!!

That means it’s time to join the weekly gathering of LIBERALS in Orange County at Memphis at the Santora. Given that it is also our last gathering before Halloween, it is only appropriate that we scare the crap out of our Republican friends with talk of Health Insurance Reform, Hate Crimes laws, and scary truths…

OC Water District Chief gets a 10% raise, and more

Jennifer Muir over at the OC Register’s OC Watchdog blog brings us the hardship story (snark) of the OC Water District General Manager finally getting a raise. Well, at least it was a hardship for him. While his 145 employees had to skip a wage increase, he gets a 10% raise and a $15,000 bonus.…

Norby-Ackerman Grudge Match Sinks to Gutter in A.D. #72 Election Race

The disgusting slime fest continues between A.D. #72 Assembly seat Republican candidates Chris Norby, Orange County Supervisor, and Linda Ackerman, wife of former Assemblyman/Senator Dick Ackerman. The special election to replace disgraced Republican Assemblyman Mike Duvall is set for November 17th. The sole Democratic candiate, middle school history teacher John MacMurray, has stayed above and…