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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…

Who’s afraid of Joe Dunn?

The possibility that former Senator Joe Dunn (D-Santa Ana) might run for Orange County First District Supervisor has made many Democrats in Orange County happy; in some cases, me in particular, ecstatic. But that feeling may not to apply to everyone. In addition to Republicans, who are understandably nervous about the prospect of Joe Dunn running, it looks like some high profile…

County’s Dems on the Rise

HT to Total Buzz on this, but the number of registered Democrats in OC is growing and so are the number of decline-to-staters; Republican registration is down.  We’re still way back in second place, but give it time; we may have a Blue County yet. From Total Buzz: In 1999, GOP registration in the county…