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The Hard Right Turn in Newport Beach This Weekend

The Western CPAC conference is happening this weekend at the Radisson Inn in Newport Beach, and I sure as hell hope all those conservative candidates for office bring their birth certificates with them.  This weekend will be a celebration of a political movement convinced their only way to regain power is to oppose everything President…

Van Tran: Looking for Love in all the Wrong Places

I just about spit coffee all over my keyboard Wednesday morning when I opened up this email from Assemblyman Van Tran. It seems that Conservative/Republican Van Tran is either getting very bold or very desperate in his bid to unseat Orange County’s favorite Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez.  Sending an email to the Orange County Drinking Liberally…

If Rush Limbaugh Buys the Rams….

According to a story in USA Today, African-American players are predicting how difficult it would be for the Rams to attract African American free agents to play for the St. Louis Dittoheads, er.. Rams, should right wing comedian Rush Limbaugh be part of a group seeking to buy the franchise.  Considering Rush has said these…

Governor Signs Correa Orange County Hybrid Retirement Plan

The following press release came out from Senator Correa’s office today: SACRAMENTO, CA — Governor Schwarzenegger has responded to calls for pension reform by signing into law a measure authored by Senator Lou Correa (Orange County) that could well serve as a template throughout California. Senate Bill 752 enacts a reform in pension law that…

The Loretta Sanchez Republican Curse

What is it about Loretta that causes all her opponents to completely meltdown. Since 1998, this woman has been targeted(despite how the GOP tries to spin it) by the Republicans for defeat, each time something seems to happen to her Republican opponents that cause a meltdown of epic proportions. One has to wonder, is someone…

Daly To Speak At OCYD Meeting Thursday Night

The Orange County Young Democrats will hold their monthly meeting Thursday, October 8th! This month Orange County Clerk Recorder and candidate for Fourth District County Supervisor Tom Daly will be their guest speaker.   Tom Daly currently serves as the Orange County Clerk-Recorder, dealing with property records, marriage licenses, and other services. A graduate of…