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The Devil Made Me Do It!

In watching the battle between Van Tran and Janet Nguyen over the past year, I have often asked myself; Self, how low do you think Van Tran and Mike Schroeder will stoop to reclaim their lost power in central Orange County? In my wildest nightmares, Paul Lucas never came to mind. But Tran and Schroeder went…

Randi Rhodes is Back on the Air

And back on KTLK AM 1150.  I like Randi’s work, but I was hoping that KTLK would bring Ed Schultz back on the air.  But besides Stephanie Miller, Rachel Maddow puts on the best fact based radio program anywhere.

Meet & Greet With Rep. Loretta Sanchez This Sunday!

Wow! Check this out! I found a something fantastic in my inbox this morning from the OC Democratic Party. I don’t think you’ll want to miss this! Dear TheLiberalOC.com Reader, Join Orange County elected women leaders and NWPC-OC for a “Meet & Greet” with Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez! Sunday, April 27, 2008 4:00 – 7:00PM The…

How to Stay in Touch with Voters

Does Dana do this?  Last Sunday, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez went Precinct Walking with volunteers Mitch Starr and Gareth Vaz in Anaheim;they spoke with dozens of voters to hear what was on their minds and to register new voters as well. Photo H/T, Fox News.com Congresswoman Sanchez comes back to the district every weekend, so if you…

Recent Register Editorial Page Headlines

Most people think the reporters or columnists for newspapers write the headlines associated with the news stories or columns that carry a reporter or columnist’s byline.  That isn’t true at larger papers, as copy editors will write a headline that fits the space and captures the essence of the story or the column. Some recent…

Orange County Workers Fight Back!

OCEA Seeks Legal Relief For Its Members We received this memo from Nick Berardino regarding the Register’s attempt to attack the privacy of county workers.  Regular updates on the situation can be found at oceamember.org. On Friday the County notified OCEA that it refused to negotiate the effects that releasing employee names and salaries will…

Hoa Van Tran Campaign. Radioactive?

Hoa Van Tran, candidate for County Supervisor from the first district, represents the emergence of Democratic Party activism from inside the Vietnamese community. Historically this community has been Republican, but their interests are much better served by the Democratic Party. Tran is an intelligent, capable, and well-qualified candidate. Today, Red County/OC Blog is reporting allegations…