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Guest Editorial; Big Pharma

TheLiberalOC accepts guest editorials on a variety of subjects with authors responsible for their content.  We offer this submission from Morgan Statt.   The Influence of Big Pharma: Why Lawsuits Won’t Change the Pharmaceutical Industry’s Questionable Practices By Morgan Statt   There’s a sense of hope and renewal that comes with the beginning of each…

Dave Min Receives First Labor Endorsement in CA-45 Race

IRVINE, CA  –  Teamsters Joint Council 42 announced their endorsement of Democrat Dave Min’s candidacy for the 45th Congressional District. Min is running to unseat two-term Republican incumbent Mimi Walters (R-Laguna Niguel), who has a 98.3% Trump score and was a key vote and supporter for the disastrous GOP tax bill.   Randy Cammack, President…

Kring to Run for Supervisor; Ward for Anaheim Mayor

Anaheim Council member Lucille Kring will run for 4th District OC Board of Supervisors now that Young Kim has switched to running for Congress in CD-39.  And Anaheim’s Cynthia Ward looks poised to enter the Anaheim election for Mayor, according to Anaheim blog. First, this announcement from Kring: Kring Announces Campaign for Orange County Supervisor…

MLK Day in the Face of Ongoing Racism

Today’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and it’s easy to post a video or transcript of his “I Have a Dream” speech or a clip from the movie “Selma.” But consider instead this amazing article from the New Yorker Magazine from the Spring of 1965. I want to get into the subject of racism…

Is Issa going to run in another district?

Over at Wonkette.com, a site owned and run by OC’s Commie Girl Rebecca Schoenkopf, this story is trending https://wonkette.com/628196/is-darrell-issa-unresigning-from-congress-to-spend-more-time-losing-in-whole-new-district. Could Darrell Issa be plotting a new district to run in for the midterms? Issa’s statement doesn’t say he’s retiring or resigning, just that he’s not seeking Re-election to CD49.  Wonkette suggests Issa might be eyeing CD50,…