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With Tait Endorsement, Moreno and Ferraras embrace support from County’s Most Anti-Labor Mayor

Dr. Jose F. Moreno, (c) 2014, TheLiberalOC.com (Photo: Dan Chmielewski)

It bears noting that while the marriage is seldom perfect, organized labor unions and the Democratic Party in Orange County  are married to each other and often have the same interests in mind even if they take different paths to the same destination. There is no other elected official in Orange County more anti-labor than…

Whites Only: “Parody” John Birch Society Fundraiser for OC GOP BoE Candidates Screams Racism

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Certain Republicans in Orange County have distinguished themselves for posting overtly racist “humor” ever since Barack Obama was elected president in 2008.  First Dean Grose posted an image of watermelons on the White House lawn and Marilyn Davenport’s shared on a Photoshopped portrait of chimps with the president’s face superimposed over the baby chimp.  And…

Lynn Schott Files for CD-46

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Irvine Mayor Pro Tem Lynn Schott has formally filed to run for Congress in CD-46.  The move was not altogether unexpected as she opened a committee months ago and has been accepting donations.  Her paperwork was field last week. When Schott’s name was first bandied about as a candidate, some Irvine Republicans told TheLiberalOC a…

Bustamante Convicted on Sex Charges

Santa Ana Councilman Carlos Bustamante

Former Santa Ana Council member and County of Orange manager Carols Bustamante has been convicted on several charges relating to sexual assault and grand theft of public funds.  Bustamante, a Republican, was once considered the OC GOP’s leading Latino elected official. from the OC Register: As part of a plea deal with prosecutors, Carlos Bustamante…

Brandman Issues a Statement on DPOC Resolution

The Orange County Register carries this story about Monday night’s DPOC resolution that the headline writer suggests was a censure of Anaheim Council member Jordan Brandman, the only Democrat on the council.  The reality is the resolution condemned the actions of the Council majority of Brandman, Kris Murray and Lucille Kring, so details do in…