Tag Archive for Obama

Weekend Open Thread: Live with Beach Cities for Obama!

Hi, everyone! I’m here in Long Beach, at our very first Beach Cities for Obama gathering for the 46th Congressional District. We have people from Palos Verdes here, and people from Huntington Beach here. We have young Democrats here, and we have long-time Democrats here. We have experienced campaigners here, and people who have never…

Obama ’08 Volunteer Orientation

I just got an email from Henry Vandermeir, the team coordinator for the Obama ’08 campaign in the 44th Congressional District. He wanted to let everyone know about the following event this coming up Sunday: The Orange County portion of the 44th Congressional District will be having a volunteer orientation meeting on Sunday, August 5,…

There IS Democratic money in Orange County

Democratic donors opened their wallets WIDE in Orange County, where the top four contenders for the Presidential nomination raised a combined total of over $840,000 in the first half of 2007. A brief analysis of publicly available data from the Federal Elections Commission – www.fec.gov – shows Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Barack Obama, and Bill…

Live from the OC Fair!

Hi, everyone! What are you up to today? I’m back at the fair now, just walking around. It’s already feeling awfully hot, and I’m ready to step inside the nice, air-conditioned “Festival of Products”. Now doesn’t that sound like fun? OK, OK, so the REAL FUN doesn’t begin for another half hour. By then, I…

What I Learned from DFA Training

(Cross-posted at Calitics)   The USC extension campus in Irvine is back to normal now. All the Priuses with the gnarly bumper stickers left the parking lot long ago. Life in Orange County has returned to normal, now that DFA Training Academy has moved on to the next location…  Or has it? Now, we have some…