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The Name Game

The Register’s Sunday Opinion section actually had a little balance this week; two “Reader Rebuttals” from the center-left and a liberal viewpoint on the 5-year aniversary of the Iraq War.  Plus a George McGovern reprint of his Wall Street Journal column that Republicans hailed (ever notice that liberals are always kooks until they might take…

CA-42: $1.28 MILLION? For what?

This just came “over the transom” from the Ron Shepston Campaign for Congress. Apparently, Gary Miller just got himself into more trouble. He’s (again) using public money to enrich himself. CA-42 Congressional Candidate Ron Shepston Calls on Rep. Gary Miller to Reimburse Taxpayers for $1.28 Million Earmark to Improve Development Miller Owns Contact: Erik Zeil,…

Experts: OC Likely to lose big on Street’s Investments

The Orange County Register’s Ron Campbell follows up today about the failure of one of the Structured Investment Vehicles (SIV) Whistlejacket. Chriss Street has invested $80 million in this investment which went into default last month. Orange County will probably lose some of the $80 million it sank into a defaulted investment, financial experts say. It’s “very unlikely”…

Young Democrats Meet Tonight!

I wish I could be there tonight for all the fun, but unfortunately I’m too sick to leave the house tonight. So can all you Young Dems do me a favor? Would you all please show up for tonight’s important meeting and make us at TheLiberalOC.com proud? Thanks! And hopefully, I’ll be seeing you all…

Pedroza Helped People “Out” Anonymous Bloggers In 2004

As we have been reading here on the Liberal OC and elsewhere in the blogosphere there is a debate raging the outting of anonymous bloggers. My fellow blogger Chris Prevatt and this blog have come under attack from folks angry over Chris revealing that homophobic slurs posted on this blog originated from a computer at…