Tag Archive for LA Times

Bloggers or Journalists?

  Chris and I were talking about this topic earlier this week.  And having met several people at Senator Corerra’s holiday open house, the subject came up again.  Is TheLiberalOC a political news blog or are we an opinion blog, and are we bloggers, opinion writers or journalists?  I think we could answer “yes” to…

Catholic League Hates Gustavo

Bill Donohue heads up the Catholic League and you’ve probably seen him on CNN and Fox News usually arguing against Gay Marriage and complaining about coverage of priests who sexually abuse kids and the higher ups who cover for them.  Donohue is now taking aim at Village Voice Media, who publishes the OC Weekly, for…

LA Times: An Occupy Manifesto for Real Change

Today’s LA Times editorial page features this editorial about the Occupy movement and turning the energy behind it into something that actually affects change instead of just a protest. The editorial seems to capture the essense that many people — including those who support the ideals of Occupy — want the movement to morph into…

A call for a New Stimulus

The Los Angeles Times carried a page one editorial from writer Michael Hiltzik today in which the writer called for a new stimulus program to rescue the economy.  NY Times columnist and Princetron economics professor Paul Krugman’s crticism of the previous stimulus effort was that it wasn’t biog enough.  In times of economic crisis, not…

37 Years Ago Today; Nixon Quit

  August 9, 1974, Richard M. Nixon, the pride of Yorba Linda, stepped down and became the only U.S. president to resign.  And 37 years later, there’s no mention of the significance of this event in the former president’s Local Newspaper. The Los Angeles Times has a better sense of history today with this op-ed…

The Spineless Republicans in the State Senate and Assembly

The Los Angeles Times carried a Sunday profile on the three Johns and their influence over the minority party in the California state legislature.  The three Johns being John Coupal of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, John Kobylt of KFI Radio’s “John and Ken Program,” and John Fleischman of the Flash Report.  Apparently, what constituents…