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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…

Faux Outrage, The Constitution, Privacy and The Blogosphere

Chris Prevatt’s post regarding Mike Tardif’s homophobic remarks has garnered quite a bit of attention here on the Liberal OC and amongst others within the blogosphere.  That post has received over 90+ comments since it was first posted on Friday and it even spawned another post from Chris earlier today and that has caught fire as well. …

Everything You Want to Know About Politics…

But were always afraid to ask. Wait… HUH?! No, you heard me right. On Saturday, you’ll have a chance to learn everything you wanted to know about politics but were always afraid to ask. Curious for more? Well, then check out this message I just got from OC Democratic Party Executive Director Melahat Rafiei! You…

In case you’re wondering why I called out local homophobia

Last Friday I posted about homophobic rhetoric posted on TheLiberalOC.com coming from a business based in Santa Ana Tardif Sheet Metal, owned by Michael Tardif. Turns out the comments actually came from him.  There has been some criticism about my decision to disclose that information. In case anyone has any question why I found it…

LATE BREAKING: Capo Unified Recall Qualifies for Ballot

Wow. Just wow. The great soap-opera worthy saga that is the story of the Capistrano Unified School Board just gets “interestinger” and “interestinger”. Today, the Registrar of Voters just opened the new chapter in this ongoing drama. A recall has now qualified for the ballot. * Petitions Verified as Sufficient for Capistrano Unified School District…