Tag Archive for Mike Lawson

Barbara Coe dies; Far Right Wing Mourns “Patriot”

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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…

A Reader Rebuttal worth Reading

April Fool's 2007

On April Fool’s Day 2007, Mike Lawson pulled the perfect prank announcing that Red County has acquired the Liberal OC blog and changed the name to “The Blue Minority” with a tag line “Because even Liberals should get the chance to speak.”  A political reporter from the Register actually bought it and called Matt Cunningham…

Tan Nguyen Found Guilty of Lying

Longtime readers know this blog got its start by following the exploits of Republican congressional hopeful Tan Nguyen who challenged Rep. Loretta Sanchez in 2006.  Nguyen made veiled “warnings” to our founding publisher Mike Lawson over blog posts Mike wrote then. Mike was on to something on this guy. Nguyen’s campaign issued a letter, written in…

Celebrating 3 Years of Drinking Liberally in Santa Ana

Three years ago, on August 17th to be exact, Mike Lawson hosted the first gathering in Orange County for Drinking Liberally. We met at Memphis at the Santora in Santa Ana for what Mike hoped would be a regular weekly gathering place for Orange County Liberals. It’s wasn’t so much about drinking, rather it was about…