Tag Archive for Economy

I Want a Fighter, Not a Quitter

{Originally posted at MyDD… But please stay tuned at the end, as I have a special personal request for all of you, my beloved TheLiberalOC.com readers. } “One thing I hope you know about me is that I don’t quit.” This is what Hillary said on the campaign trail today in Oregon. Was she being…

Teacher Layoffs Already Affecting the Classroom

  “It’s an emotional time,” said Bismack, 29, of San Clemente, now in her third year at Canyon Vista. “I have a five-year degree and I’m working on a master’s degree. I was looked at as a highly qualified teacher, and now I’m looking for an alternative job for next year.”

California Republicans out of step with State’s Residents

Figures doesn’t it? It looks as if California Republicans are attempting to make immigration the wedge issue for the 2008 election year. Rather than make tough choices, Republicans have introduced twenty plus new laws to reign in immigration and perpetuate the idea that all our budget woes can be squarely blamed on illegal immigrants.  And…

What Do YOU Think About John McCain Coming to OC?

So have you heard the big news? John McCain is coming to town tomorrow. To be a little more specific, he’ll be at The Island Hotel in Newport for a big bucks fundraiser. But wait, will McCain have a chance to get beyond the big bucks GOP donors to hear about what working people here…

Sunday Read: What Do YOU Think About the State of the OC Economy?

Just down the street from [Hector] Haget’s [sandwich] shop, a mortgage company just closed. “There’s no question,” he says, “the economy’s tough.” In case you haven’t done so yet, now’s a good time to check out Jonathan Lansner’s article in today’s Register about the state of the local economy. OK, OK, it may not be…

Send John McCain a Message from Working People

This just came “over the transom” from the OC Labor Federation. Apparently, we’ll have a special guest in town next week… And you can help give our guest a special message on behalf of OC’s working people. The OC Union Voice LISTEN UP, JOHN McCAIN! Republican Presidential Candidate John McCain will be in Orange County…