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OC Register’s Peggy Lowe Scores Fellowship

R. Scott Moxley has the story over at the OC Weekly’s Navel Gazing Blog. Peggy Lowe of the Orange County Register is leavng “temporarily” for the prestiegious Knight-Wallace Fellowship at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Her last day is tomorrow. All of us at TheLiberalOC are going to miss Peggy. She has been a…

Red vs Blue

When I worked in Commercial Radio back in New York State, it didn’t really matter when the Arbitron Ratings Book came out, because whatever station you worked for was destined to be #1.  Number one in adults 18-49, #1 in adults 34 and up, #1 country, #1 in news and talk, #1 FM rocker….it didn’t…

The Right To Shoot Liberals Shall Not Be Infringed

In Knoxville, Tennessee Sunday morning began like any other Sunday for the congregation of the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church. It did not end that way. Two people are dead, seven others are injured, because a gunman motivated by frustration over his inability to get a job, and hatred of the “liberal movement,” took his…

Help Send Chris to Denver

Our own Chris Prevatt is a delegate to the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Given that the costs involved are relatively “Mile High”, he could use some help getting to Devner. So please Help Send Chris to the Convention by joining his Mile High Club. First Class: $500 and up Business Class: $250 – $499 Coach: $100 –…

Berardino Responds to Moorlach’s Proposed Ballot Measure

From the Orange County Register Opinion Page this morning is an op-ed from Orange County Employees Association General Manager Nick Berardino responding to Board of Supervisor’s Chairman John Moorlach’s proposed ballot measure to require taxpayer vote on changes in county worker pension benefits. I wrote about this proposal about 10 days ago, but here is…

SD 33: A Special Mid-Summer Night Party with Gary Pritchard

Check out this very special event brought to us by the Gary Pritchard for State Senate campaign. Here’s a great chance to support a great local Democratic candidate while also getting a chance to experience some OC history. Gary Pritchard will have his party at the beautiful & historic Wellandia home, one of the oldest…

Loretta Sanchez is NOT Dodging Obama

Martin Wisckol over at Total Buzz wrote today about Loretta Sanchez having not formally endorsed Senator Obama. Martin is correct, Congresswoman Sanchez has not formally endorsed Obama. In fact, a lot of Superdelegates who endorsed Hillary Clinton have yet to change their endorsements. Many will wait until the convention to do so. Martin suggested that…