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Lets Hope Michele Martinez Gets Off The Crazy Train

Santa Ana City Councilwoman Michele Martinez has brought a much needed energy to the city council and has shown a willingness to roll up her sleeves and get out amongst the people.  I like Michele and I really want to commend her for all her hard work.  I think she has the potential to do…

Street’s Spin-Cycle

It looks like the Chriss Street spin machine is in full wash mode; bleaching the truth and spinning out his dirt. From Peggy Lowe at Total Buz this morning: Street: ‘reckless demagoguery’  December 14th, 2007 · posted by plowe As I alluded to in my earlier post, Treasurer-Tax Collector Chriss Street fires back at Supe…

Pedroza talks to Norby: Not Janet’s Fault???

Thursday evening Art Pedroza over at Orange Juice Blog posted about his conversation with Supervisor Norby about Janet Nguyens’s inability to live within her means as a Supervisor and his stupid personal attack on Norby while he defended Nguyen. Norby also had a few interesting comments about Supervisor Nguyen and her staffer dilemma. He agreed…

Say Goodbye to Mike Lawson Tonight

So Mr. Mike Lawson, founder of this Blog and Drinking Liberally Santa Ana, is leaving us for Phoenix this weekend. So at tonight’s Drinking Liberally-Santa Ana we will get our last chance to say goodbye. Please join the fun at Memphis at the Santora, 201 N. Broadway, Santa Ana. the party begins at 8:30 p.m.…

Caroling for Peace at Ed Royce’s Open House on Friday

Hey, you… My favorite progressive activists in North OC! Are you looking for a great opportunity to do some Holiday Caroling? And would you also like a chance to ask your Member of Congress to bring the troops home from Bush’s failed occupation of Iraq? Great, then join the OC Peace Coaltion for a special…

More on: The Rules Just Don’t Apply to Janet Nguyen

On Wednesday I posted a story about Supervisor Nguyen using Health Care Agency funds to pay for her staff. To say the least it has generated a little traffic. One of the first comments the story got was from an anonymous poster who asked… I wonder how Art Pedroza is going to justify this move by…

Democrats, DTS Registrations Way Up in California; Crying Towels for Republicans

Two items to mention: First off, fellow blogger Chris Prevatt Gila posted on Marty Wisckoll’s new political pulse project for snapshot polling.  A scan at Red County blog shows Matt Cunningham rallying the right wingers to sign up because Marty reports strong responses from Democrats and an tepid one from Republicans.  Start getting used to…