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Our Rear-end Review

This has been a phenomenal year for us at TheLiberalOC.com. We were founded in April 2006 by Mike Lawson as a LIBERAL alternative to the Republican/Conservative blog-noise-machines of Orange County.  We ended 2006 with 5131 visitors in the month of December.  This year we will close with about 12,000 visitors in December. That’s a 140% increase in…

Getting What You Asked For

Is anyone else enjoying the collective whine about the Governor from our friends on the right? In 2003, Republicans staged a coup and successfully convinced California voters to recall Gray Davis.  On the number of choices available to Republicans were Arnold Schwarzenegger and State Senator Tom McClintock.  Democrats, largely opposed to the recall effort, were…

Time For Santa Ana To Grow Up

The city of Santa Ana is one of the largest cities in California and its leaders fancy it as a “big boy” city.  Well if that is ever really going to happen Santa Ana needs to grow up and act like one of the big boys.  Reverting back to televising only one of the city…

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?…