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Street Watch: O.C. treasurer in reversal of fortune

From today’s LATimes  O.C. treasurer in reversal of fortune The man who called attention to county’s shaky investments now is defending his own. By Christian Berthelsen, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer December 6, 2007 In 1994, Chriss Street was hailed as a hero for helping to blow the whistle on high-risk holdings in Orange County’s…

Sharon Quirk Named Mayor of Fullerton

The following announcement came in this morning from DPOC Chairman Frank Barbaro. Orange County Democrats have added more to the lists of exciting firsts — Tuesday night Sharon Quirk, a life-long area resident became the first Democrat in 14 years to be chosen as Mayor of Fullerton. Mayor Quirk was given this honor by a…

Come & Drink Liberally Tonight!

Hey, you! What are you doing tonight? Looking for something fun to do? Looking for someone to talk to? Well, why not hop on over to Drinking Liberally and have some fun with your local progressive friends tonight? At 7:00 PM, the excitement begins in Huntington Beach at Oggi’s. Scott will be bringing his good…

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…