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My First DPOC Resolution Addresses Sanctuary City Status

At the next Democratic Party of Orange County meeting in about two weeks, I’ve put forth a resolution – my first as a member of the Central Committee – that was to address the need for making Anaheim a Sanctuary City.  Sources tell me that the Resolutions Committee has actually expanded this idea to call…

The Real “Snowflakes” are Republicans and the Alt-Right Crowd

Since the election of Donald Trump as president, there’s been considerable denegration of liberals, progressives and Democrats by Trump fans and the Alt-Right who’ve resorted to derogatory language to insult us.  The terms “Snowflakes” needing a “safe space” often turn to acronyms like SJW for “Social Justice Warrior” or “cuck” as short for “cuckhold” to…

Trump’s mean-spirited Executive Order Prompts a Bill from Rep. Correa

President Trump’s executive order that effectively banned Muslims and legal residents holding a green card from entering the US from selected Middle-eastern countries prompted a second wave of massive protests at airports across the country over the weekend.  It also sparked a bill from Congressman Lou Correa (D-46) to stop Trump’s mean-spirited and unconstitutional order.…

Senators Dick Durbin and Lindsey Graham Take First Step Towards Protecting Immigrant Community with Bridge Act

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Friday, Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) introduced legislation called the the Bridge Act that would offer “provisional protected presence” and employment authorization to people who currently have DACA and those eligible who have not yet applied. Sen. Durbin said the Bridge Act should be later replaced with…

Santa Ana Moves to Halt Deportations

  The Santa Ana City Council has called for a resolution that would extend the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to, “all immigrant families not engaged in criminal activity.” A vote on the actual resolution, that will be drafted by the city attorney, will come at a later council meeting. The all-Latino council one-upped…

Barbara Coe dies; Far Right Wing Mourns “Patriot”

TheLiberalOC has confirmed that Barbara Coe, the head of the California Coalition for Immigration Reform (CCIR), has passed away of cancer this past Saturday.  Notes from friends and supporters mourn the loss of “a patriot.” Coe ranks up there as one of the more “colorful” political figures from the far right wing of the OC…