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The “Golden Compass” Controversy

I believe that the Good Lord gave man intellect to make good choices and the free will do to do so. So when a Church, in this case Saddleback Church, sends out an email to strongly suggest the movie “The Golden Compass” is anti-Christian, I have to take notice. There are plenty of movies out…

Former Rohrabacher Aide Pleads Guilty: Sex with boys

The Orange County Register is reporting that former aide to Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher Jeffrey Ray Nielsen has pled guilty to molesting two boys. Lucky guy, he only gets 3 years in prison. I guess Republican Political Connections pay off afterall. Just another day in WTF Republican scandals. I don’t have the direct links available…

Photoshop Help Needed!!!

So I sit down last night to draft a commentary on Sal Tinajero’s removal of Thomas Gordon as EPIC Commissioner in Santa Ana.  After thinking about it I figure that since a picture is worth a thousand words, why not photoshop Sal’s head on a big fat baby and let that speak for itself. Go…

Happy Birthday Jon Fleischman

Today is Flash Report publisher Jon Fleischman’s 40th birthday.  We here at the Liberal OC wish him a happy day with friends and family. The righties have lined up to wish Jon well, including the Governor; you can read the list here. It’s an impressive list; and no card from Mike Carona.

Come & Get Your Democracy This Wednesday!

Now is the time to get active, today is the day to get involved. Well, OK, maybe not today… Try Wednesday, when DFA-Orange County will be meeting in Costa Mesa to find out what we can do to make a difference locally, regionally, and nationally. OK, so what’s happening this month? Well, a very special…

Thomas Gordon: Speaking Truth to Power

And the Santa Ana Banana Republic Junta doesn’t like it. Note to Sal Tinajero: When you ask someone to serve your city on a Commission, let them do the job. Don’t try to remove them for political reasons. The City Council (Junta) of the Banana Republic of Santa Ana will decide tonight on the proposed…

Who Got Accelerated Training for a Badge and a Gun?

In reading Total Buzz over the weekend the the LA Times piece on Don Haidl this morning, it appears that an accelerated training course for political supporters of Sheriff Carona was design to get them a badge and a gun without the rigors of the regular training program. This from the Register’s Rachanee Srisavasdi: “The…