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Backpage.com shuts down adult classified section 2 days before Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Meant to get to this earlier, but as State Ass. Travis Allen would tell you, January 11 was Human Trafficking Awareness Day and while he is busy insisting California Democrats legalized child prostitution, another story was brewing.  Backpage.com, which used to supply alt-weeklies like OC Weekly and LA Weekly with a steady revenue stream, shut…

New DPOC Board Takes Over

Congratulations to Fran Sdao on being elected the new chair of the Democratic Party of Orange County and thank you to Henry Vandermeir for leading the Party to a better place today than when he took over four years ago. There was lot of talk from the dais at the Teamster’s Hall in Orange about…

Buzzfeed story on Trump and Russia is Pure Gold

Given the President-elect’s decorating taste for all things gold-plated, a “golden” report Buzzfeed published an unclassified report from an alleged British Intelligence agent about Donald Trump’s alleged bad behavior in a Moscow hotel suite with sex workers who need to use the restroom.  Click the link to read the entire report and it’s highlighted sections. …

ADEM Elections Get Massive Turnout

Normally, elections for California ADEM delegates are small, intimate affairs and it was relatively easy to get elected or appointed.  But with Saturday’s elections in OC, turnout was massive and, sources in Northern California tell TheLiberalOC turnout in Silicon Valley was also huge even in the midst of a massive rainstorm that swept the area…

CES Opens Today; AI Will Change the Future

The 2017 edition of CES, (the Consumer Electronics Show) is the 50th and it continues to grow — taking up every inch of the Las Vegas Convention Center, the Sands expo center and branching over to the Venetian, Aria and Mandalay Bay.  Taxis are a premium, restaurants are full, and there are lines everywhere. The…