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Sunday Read: On South Carolina

“The polls were all over the place, so I was prepared for anything,” the Santa Ana resident said, then noted neither of the two Democratic frontrunners has been able to pull ahead yet. “Voters everywhere — Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina … and soon, Florida and California … everybody is deciding for themselves. It’s not…

Greg Haidl Gets Out of Jail

Greg Haidl is no longer behind bars.  This story in the OC Register details the terms of his early release from jail.  So he now needs to Register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.  Lock up your liquor cabinets and hide your daughters.  When Rep. Todd Spitzer refers to Liberals as…

The Once and Future Governor

I frequently have opportunities to be introduced to big-name politicians, but I generally demur. I don’t figure these folks will ever remember me, so what’s the point? I made an exception, though, the first time I had a chance to meet America’s first rock-star politician, California Attorney General and former (perhaps future?) Governor Jerry Brown.…

From the Frozen Tundra

I’m in St. Paul at the moment where is a balmy 5 below zero with a wind chill on minus 14; It’s not weather. It’s an emergency condition and I keep wondering why FEMA hasn’t shown up to get these people out. CityVibes is the Twin Cities version of OC Weekly (no “Ask a Mexican”…

Chuck’s Running

State Rep. Chuck DeVore has thrown his hate into the ring for the 70th assembly district. He made the announcement at the CRP meeting, er SNAFU, this week. Chuck was the group’s legislator of the year on a record of Hemp reform and an withdrawn proposal to build more Nukes (what are the standards for…

Debating Jill

Jill Buck from the Flash Report ventured over here this week and there was considerable off-post discussion about nuclear power. Rather can continuing to post comments, I wanted to start a new post here. Jill is seeking common ground with us lefties, even if its only a square inch. Jill references that she’s for limited…

New OC Offices Opening for Hillary… Come Join Us!

It’s becoming quite clear now. Hillary Clinton has great momentum going into “Super Duper Tuesday” on February 5. And as you remember, California is one of the states that will be voting on February 5. So what can you do right now to make sure that Hillary wins BIG here and elsewhere? Well, why not…