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Anaheim “Welcoming City” Recommendations Place Symbolism Over Solid Policy

  Earlier this month, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB54 into law making California a “sanctuary state.”  The new law takes effect in January and it limits who state and local law enforcement agencies can hold, question and transfer at the request of federal immigration authorities.  Of course, the Trump administration’s Justice Department went nuts over…

What Does It Mean to be a Democrat?

Editor’s note: The following submission was sent to TheLiberalOC by a writer who chooses to remain anonymous. The document is largely cribbed from legal documents submitted by Lenore Albert-Sheridan and Greg Diamond over Albert-Sheridan’s filing to have Diamond removed from any state and county party leadership positions. I’ve edited to correct the record a couple…

Pride Flag Resolution Passes DPOC

I’m getting better at this Party Resolution thing.  My second resolution called on the city of Anaheim to honor the promise the city council made in June 2016 to fly the Gay Pride flag on Harvey Milk Day (May 22) through the end of Pride Month (June) which the city failed to do this year…

Tait hates Gays; No Pride Flag in Anaheim

The Anaheim City Council did not honor its commitment to the city’s LGBTQ community to fly the Gay Pride flag on Harvey Milk Day through the end of June at Tuesday’s City Council meeting and the blame falls squarely on Mayor Tom Tait and two members of his majority, and a staff member who provided…

Updated: It’s Harvey Milk Day; No Pride in Anaheim

It’s May 22 — Harvey Milk Day commemorating the slain LGBTQ civil rights leader from San Francisco.  Throughout Orange County, the rainbow Gay Pride flag is flying in Milk’s memory.  Except in Anaheim, where it is supposed to but is not. The photo above was taken this morning just before 9AM.  City hall in Anaheim. …