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Irvine City Councilmember Melissa Fox Calls for Community Meeting in Response to Hate Crimes to Reaffirm Irvine’s Commitment to Serve and Protect All Residents

  IRVINE, CA — Irvine City Councilmember Melissa Fox has called on the Irvine City Council to hold a community meeting to reaffirm to Irvine’s richly diverse community that the City of lrvine and the Irvine Police Department will serve and protect all of Irvine’s residents with fairness, compassion and understanding. “Our City has a…

Mimi Holds a Stealth Town Hall at OCBC

For weeks, constituents have descended upon Rep. Mimi Walters (R-45) offer in Irvine demanding a Town Hall meeting to share feedback on her positions under President Trump.  Staffers were either lying or clueless or both saying no Town Hall was scheduled. But there was. Today. At the Orange County Business Council. Here’s a link to…

Rouda Blasts Dana’s Defense of Sessions

In response to the shocking news that incumbent Dana Rohrabacher has continued his hyperpartisan defense of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, businessman and 48th Congressional District candidate Harley Rouda issued the following statement today: “Dana Rohrabacher’s decision to defend Jeff Sessions in the face of incontrovertible evidence that Sessions lied is partisanship at its worst. This…

Why Johnny can’t read-the future of education in the US

  Editor’s note: Here’s another guest editorial from writer Robert Schmidt In my book “Natural Born Leader-A Tribute to the American Political System” my character The Ronald plans to select the Honorable Reverend Jim Bob Bunker, President of the University of Enlightened Angels and leader of the conservative Christian Coalition of Saved Souls to serve…

HARLEY ROUDA ANNOUNCES CHALLENGE TO DANA ROHRABACHER

LAGUNA BEACH, CA – Today, businessman Harley Rouda announced a campaign for California’s 48th Congressional District, challenging 28-year career politician Congressman Dana Rohrabacher. Rouda released the following statement upon announcing his campaign: “Our Country deserves better from its politicians. Divisiveness, conflict, and finger pointing has to end. The time has come to embrace common sense…

SQS: “MORE THAN EVER, LISTENING TO OTHER POINTS OF VIEW IS CRITICAL “

TheLiberalOC is pleased to publish the attached op-ed from State Rep. Sharon Quirk-Silva (AD-65): Along with many Californians, I’m concerned about the current state of politics. There’s too much yelling, finger pointing, and blaming the other person. A disturbing trend of politicians in essence telling one another to “shut up” is becoming commonplace. Free speech…