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Thought-Provoking Documentary on Gays and the Church Now Showing in Irvine

While conservatives own talk radio, liberals own documentaries and in Irvine, we’re fortunate to have theater owners recognize there is an audience for this medium.   For the tolerance crowd, Irvine has some wonderful options for seeing thought provoking documentaries.   IN Woodbridge, the Edwards Westpark 8 has joined the University Cinema in showing documentaries, independent films and…

A Family Values Scorecard for the Ozzie and Harriet Crowd

Over at Red County/OCBlog, State Rep. Chuck DeVore is again touting his voting record on famly and social issues from a conservative interest group, the Capitol Resource Family Impact.  The scorecard isbased on how a legislator voted on an assortment of bills favored by conservatives.  And surprise, surprise, Dick Ackerman scored 100 percent and Chuck…

See Barack Obama’s California Director Next Week!

Wow! I just got some great news this morning that I just have to share with you! Next week, Obama OC will be holding its monthly meeting at the Irvine Lecture Hall at Chapman University… And Obama for America’s California State Director, Mitchell Schwartz, will be our very special guest! Earlier this year, the Obama…

The 2nd Annual William Jefferson Clinton Awards

The Orange County Young Democrats William Jefferson Clinton Awards will take place on Tuesday, November 6 at 7:00pm at the Hacienda Restaurant, 1725 College Avenue in Santa Ana. This year’s Clinton Award winner is Fmr. State Senator Joe Dunn. ECCO’s Jeff LeTourneau is the Harvey Milk Award winner and John Perez of UFCW is the…

What Do YOU Think About Orange Cracking Down on Day Laborers?

  “I want to make it clear that we aren’t condoning the solicitation of work,” Orange Mayor Carolyn Cavecche said. “Because of federal laws, our hands are tied and we are looking to ways to solve the problems caused by these large groups of men gathering on our streets. Since our federal government can’t do…

A Reality Check for Mr. Greenhut on Hillary: AKA “I endorse Hillary Clinton for President”

The Register’s Steven Greenhut accomplished two things in yesterday’s editorial; he got across how much he personally loathes Hillary Clinton and how her election as the first female president might serve as the cure for what ails the Republican Party right now. Steve blasts Hillary’s “barely disguised support for massive government programs, her grating schoolmarm…

What’s So Wrong About Health Care for All?

Last Thursday night, local progressives gathered in Downtown Huntington Beach to protest King George the Clueless’ decision to veto health care for poor kids. And fortunately, I was able to attend that protest. It is amazing how so many people understand the need for these kids to get the medical care they need, yet so…