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What do Dennis Kuncinich and Fred Thompson Have in Common?

While he’s not headlining Friday night’s Truman Dinner for the OCDP, Presidential candidate Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) will be in Anaheim with keynote speaker Senator John Edwards.  Of course, if either of these men get the nomination of the party, they have my support.  But it occurs to men that Rep. Kucinich and former Tennesee Senator…

Orange County Young Democrats Endorse the Community College Initiative

On Thursday the Orange County Young Democrats voted to support a ballot initiative that would provide more Californians the opportunity to earn an education. From the press release: The Orange County Young Democrats have voted to endorse yes on the Community College Initiative. The Community College Initiative is a statewide measure which will appear on…

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…