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Sunday Read: Where Subprime Lending Began

“We did it here because you had a lot of talent,” said Jon Daurio, an alumnus of Long Beach Savings who co-founded Encore and now runs a company that buys distressed mortgage loans. “You also had the Godfathers of subprime.” You may not remember Long Beach Savings, but you now know much of the story…

Come to Hillary’s Iowa Caucus Watch Party!

Hey, are you ready to party? Team Hillary is! This Thursday, Iowa Democrats will be choosing who they want to be our next President… And we’ll be watching right here as all the drama unfolds! Here are all the details on this very special party for all local Hillary Clinton supporters looking to see what…

Dolores & Jose & Me for Hillary

OK, I know this is a little late. However, I had some trouble cross-posting my story on MyDD last night, so I have some excuse. But anyways, it was fantastic to see Dolores Huerta, Jose Solorio, and so many of you, my dear friends, at the party for Hillary on Sunday. Didn’t we have fun?…

My Favorite OC Register Letter to the Editor

Posted on Xmas eve.  And to answer Al’s question, Yes, it would be too much to ask to lay off the President.  The words “decent” and “Christian” are not ones I would use to describe the president.  Lay off Bush Would it be too much to ask of the inveterate, pathological Bush haters to lay…

All I Want for Christmas…

Hey, Santa! Are you still thinking of the perfect presents to drop off for me tonight? If so, I have some great last minute suggestions for you! Believe me, Santa, I’ll be super happy if you can give me: – A President who actually supports the troops – A state government that isn’t afraid of…

What Do YOU Think About Santa Ana “Scrooging” Its Residents?

You know, it’s not all that often that I agree with the libertarian OC Register columnist Steven Greenhut. But today, it looks like something cataclysmic happened. Santa Ana’s City Council is screwing up again by not agreeing to televise all council meetings, and I agree with Steven Greenhut: Mayor Miguel Pulido said the cameras make…