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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…

Assumptions about Liberals

Hillary Clinton called it a “vast right-wing conspiracy.” Conservatives call it “message discipline.” Others call it the “right-wing noise machine.” Here at TheLiberalOC.com we call it “crap.” And from time to time, we will bring their swill to you in our forum called… It’s pretty tough to have a constructive debate or dialogue with Republicans…

Take Back Your Neighborhood for Democrats This Year!

Would you like to do something to help Democrats win this year? Would you like to help grow the Democratic Party here in California? Would you like to contribute to a long-term strategy for progressive victory? Great, then why not sign up to be a neighborhood leader? But wait, you haven’t ever heard of a…