Since Drinking Liberally usually features a few conservatives every Thursday that we can carry on an intelligent conversation with over our favorite beverage, I decided to crash the inaugural “Drinking Conservatively” event in Costa Mesa last night. And my thanks…
by Dan Chmielewski • • 13 Comments
While watching the returns for the Republican primary in the AD-70 race, it should be obvious that the biggest winner of the primary election for this seat last night was Melissa Fox. She came in with more than 10,600 votes surpassing even Republican primary winner Don Wagner by a few hundred votes. We’re hoping Wagner shows the willingness to debate Fox for this seat and often.
by Dan Chmielewski • • 5 Comments
CrooksandLiars.com is one of my favorite websites and was my inspiration to start political blogging.Â And while doing my daily trolling, I came across this post about Beth Krom that effectively introduces her to the rest of Progressive America. They…
by Chris Prevatt • • Comments Off
California has to produce a budget that promotes job creation and makes economic sense,â€ PÃ©rez said. â€œWe shouldnâ€™t make budget decisions that cut jobs and short change our overall recovery and long term growth. The California Jobs Budget will protect and create 465,000 jobs in the private sector and local communities while als protecting funding for schools, public safety, and a basic safety net.â€
by Dan Chmielewski • • 8 Comments
The Orange County Register emerged from bankruptcy last week with a new set of corporate owners. Â I’m delighted to see any newspaper emerge from financial difficulty, but I’m also hopeful the new owners of the Register will finally acknowledge the…
by Chris Prevatt • • 2 Comments
As we do every week, tonight we hold our Drinking Liberally gathering in Santa Ana. In response to the rallies of people across the country who have been fooled, by an astro-turf movement created by corporate interests that care nothing about the people they are whipping up into mini-riots, we raise a glass to democracy. We are not loosing it. We are actually gaining it back, bit by bit, through the efforts of a few bold Democrats in Congress working to free us from the grip of corporate control of our government and elected officials.
by Claudio Gallegos • • 3 Comments
Today I would like to formally announce the formation of a new Democratic Club in Orange County, which I have decided to name after the best and greatest Democrat in Orange County History. I invite you all to join.