Tag Archive for Jose Solorio

Greg Diamond doesn’t speak for me

I had a half dozen texts on my phone this morning when I got up for bootcamp all pointing to an editorial by Greg Diamond over at The Orange Juice Blog.  Greg’s running out of material that he needs to take offense to posts written here.  Let’s make a few things clear: Greg Diamond doesn’t…

Solorio will run for Santa Ana City Council in Ward 3

Former state assembly rep and current Rancho Community College trustee Jose Solorio is a candidate for Santa Ana City Council.  His letter emailed to supporters was sent on a Friday before a long Holiday weekend, so the timing is odd. Solorio is running in Ward 3; he actually lives in Ward 1 so there’s a…

Our Blue County

Over the past month, we’ve let leaders in the Democratic Party know our anniversary is coming up.  And we’ve gotten a share of some wonderful notes.  There are still a few notes promised to me by various elected and candidates, so please send it along for inclusion with these very nice tributes. “Congratulations TheLiberalOC on…

LeTourneau’s Voice of OC Column isn’t Honest

An Update:  Letourneau’s petition of 14 signatures was not blocked by the chair and passed without opposition.  Henry Vandermeir completely debunked charges made by Letourneau in the VOC column.  The meeting had 60 people attend. ******* OC Democratic and LGBTQ activist Jeff LeTourneau has penned a column in Monday’s Voice of OC calling on Democrats…

The Cancer in the DPOC – Stage 2

It’s not often you get to read the political equivalent of a suicide note, but I was astonished to read this comment from serial Democratic candidate and OJ blogger Greg Diamond in a post on the Orange Juice blog from last week.  The comment was left on July 31, and my business trip really didn’t…

Will new UCI Professor John Campbell use “Atlas Shrugged” as a textbook?

The University of California-Irvine (UCI) today announced that former Congressman John Campbell (R-Irvine) has been named visiting professor in UCI’s school of social science.  And yes, I laughed too because my first question is “will John Campbell teach courses in running for office without actually campaigning” or “Being named ‘Legislator of the Year’ by the…