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Your thoughts on the Democratic debate

Thought folks might want a place to add their thoughts on the debate tonight from the Kodak Theater. Both did well. I thought they were exceedingly (perhaps too) civil towards each other. They definitely seemed to be focused on the concerns of California voters – talking about the environment, global warming and immigration issues much…

Has Red County Come Out for Romney?

Matt Cunningham’s post in reaction to the Republican Debates seems to give a backhanded endorsement for Mitt Romney but this post, which attacks John McCain. I’m not surprised that Matt is attacking McCain so much since OC GOP notables Mike Schroeder, John Campbell, and Adam Probolsky are all in Romney’s camp. The curious part of…

Celebrate on Election Night With Fellow OC Democrats!

So who will you be rooting for next Tuesday? Hillary or Obama? Or wait, are you still with someone else? Well, no matter which Democrat you’re supporting for President, the Democratic Party of Orange County cordially invites you to celebrate with fellow local Dems! Tuesday is less than one week away! Polls close at 8:00…

Senator Edwards Dropping out of the Race

The major media outlets are finally covering John Edwards’ Presidential Campaign. The problem is that they have chosen to do so just to cover his anticipated withdrawal from the race in New Orleans this afternoon. Here is the link to Senator Edwards’ remarks. I am disappointed that the main stream corporate media has managed to…

What Do YOU Think: Where Should Newport Build Its City Hall?

“They forced us into it – we didn’t want to do this,” lead proponent Bill Ficker said.”If not listening to (Ficker) means not agreeing with him, I guess he might have a point,” said Hugh Logan, a leader of the opposition campaign. For all the excitement over California’s Presidential Primary happening next Tuesday, there’s another…

Stupid Supervisor Tricks

Today, the Orange County Board of Supervisors took a leap of stupidity and resolved to sue the administrator of County pensions, OCERS, to overturn a negotiated pension agreement with the Association of Orange County Deputiy Sheriffs. Not only are these morons wasting taxpayer funds in a frivolous effort suing the wrong entity, but they are…