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Want Something to Do This Weekend? Here’s Where to Go.

I know you’ve seen me link to it before for several local events, but I think it’s time that you all take a look for yourself. Get used to using the fantasticOC Weekly Progressive calendar on DFA-Orange County’s web site if you always want to be “in the know” on what’s happening here in OC.…

200,000 Visitors in Fewer Than 2 Years!

Gila posted several days ago about TheLiberalOC having its best month ever (February ’08) in terms of visitors. At some point this afternoon, I’m guessing between 1 pm and 3 pm, We will reach another milestone, 200,000 total visitors since Mike Lawson launched this blog on April 26, 2006. We appreciate the support and commentary…

Homophobic Remarks Tied To Measure D Opponent

According to Webster’s Online Dictionary homophobia is defined as “prejudice against (fear or dislike of) homosexual people and homosexuality”.  Yesterday here on the Liberal OC we were all exposed to homophobia in its purest form.  In a post written by Andrew Davey entitled “Help Equality for All Stop Legalized Discrimination This Weekend!” someone using the pseudonym…

The Register’s “Empty Suit” Column on Sunday

Regardless of how inspiring most Americans find the words of Senator Barack Obama, for the past three years, the OC Register’s Sunday opinion pages have used quotes from the Illinois Senator in their new “empty suit platitude” column that run on page 1.  Why Obama three weeks in a row?  The Register’s editorial pages run…