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Californians Need More US Senate Debates

Reposted from Huffington Post with permission of the author:   There’s no doubt that the contest to replace outgoing California U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer is a sleeper. Far different from the hard-fought, rancorous warfare embraced by candidates in the 1992 primary election that Boxer ultimately won, the 2016 race to succeed her resembles the complete…

#HillaryOrBust

If you’re so inclined to play PowerBall or any of the big money California Lottery games (and who doesn’t from time to time), there’s an old saying — “A Lottery is a Tax on people who are bad at math.”  Your likelihood of winning the Grand Prize in any big money lottery is significantly less…

Big Dick Cheney Comes to Nixon Library for Book Signing Tonight

Not interested in watching Tom Brady throw underinflated balls in tonight’s NFL home opener?  You can always head to the Nixon Library to hear former Vice President Dick Cheney regurgitate a bunch of debunked “facts” about how the last administration conducted themselves in the Middle East. Cheney will be at the Nixon Library at 6PM…

Sad Day at the OC Register

I love newspapers.  I always have.  I get three of them in my driveway every morning.  And as outraged as I was when the OC Register let go a bunch of experienced journos with exceptional institutional knowledge of Orange County in January, it appears that between buyout offers and layoffs that the Register is losing…

The Angry Right

The weekend kicked off with a spirited debate between LiberalOC publisher Chris Prevatt and the OC Register’s Mark Landsbaum over an editorial in the Register reacting to President Obama’s State of the Union address.  Landsbaum has published not one – but two editorials entitled “Obama the Angry” and in the last piece, identified the notion…