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DPOC: Republican Lawsuit is “Brazen Hypocrisy”

DPOC Calls GOP Leadership Hypocritical for Filing Lawsuit Challenging Huntington Beach Mayor’s Ballot Designation as “Mayor” While Ignoring Similar Ballot Designations for GOP Candidates SANTA ANA, California, March 19, 2008 – The Democratic Party of Orange County (DPOC) today charged the leadership of the Republican Party with hypocrisy for a legal challenge to Huntington Beach…

Cutting Education But Requiring the Pledge

Here’s a cute post from the Flash Report; its a summary of bad bills and good ones (hint: all the bad ones are from Democrats and the good ones from Republicans, in case you were wondering). FR statehouse writer Meredith Turney penned this ditty: “These bills are just the tip of the iceberg, but I…

County Union on Street: The other shoe has dropped!

Nick Berardino, GM of the Orange County Employees Association, has sent a letter to OC Board of Supes Chair John Moorlach weighing in on County Treasurer Chriss Street’s “Risky Investments.” Bottom line, he is again asking that the board remove Street’s power to manage the County Investment pool. I forget which board member wondered aloud…

We Have Nobody To Blame But Ourselves

For the next four years the residents of Orange County’s First Supervisorial District will have to suffer through being represented by either Janet Nguyen or Dina Niguyen, both of whom are Republicans.  The lone Democrat in the race, Hoa Van Tran, has little chance of victory and is likely nothing more than a DINO, Democrat…

Learn Your Constitution: Impeachment Forum on April 5

This just came over the transom from our friends at DFA-Orange County. Here’s a chance to learn more about what can be done to solve a Constitutional Crisis. It sounds quite informative, and I’m sure you won’t want to miss this! You Are Invited! April 5, Saturday 7-9pm, Huntington Beach: Two leading US Constitutional scholars…

Whistlejacket: Street’s risky investment of $80 million a loser

Last week I referenced a story in the OC Register by Ron Campbell about the failure of $80 million in “structured” investments the County has with a company called Whistlejacket. Today, the Register’s Ron Campbell reports that Street’s Whistlejacket troubles are getting worse. Whistlejacket is in receivership. A British court ruling indicates O.C. won’t get anything back until…

Precinct Captain Training This Weekend!

Hey there! Would you like to get involved in our Democratic Party? Do you want to do something locally that can make an impact in your community… AND your nation? And would you like to get to know your neighbors better? Great! Then why not check out what’s happening at OC Democratic Party HQ this…