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Happy New Year

One quarter of the Trump term is in the books and it’s our New Year’s wish that mid-term elections provide solid Democratic majorities to the House and the Senate with all of the obstruction and investigative powers Congress yielded during the Obama administration. Our wishes for the New Year: Democrats retain supermajority control of the…

Rep. Correa decries new National Carry/Conceal Gun Law

Washington, DC – Congressman Lou Correa released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 38 – Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017: “In California, our law enforcement decides who gets issued a concealed carry permit. We require these permits because guns aren’t toys and carrying one in public without proper training can be deadly. This…

It’s not about Hillary, it’s about Trump

I wrote a response to an OC Register opinion column from columnist Susan Shelley; her story ran October 29 and it focused on Hillary Clinton and the art of concealment and embraced the Trump message points on his Twitter feed as the special prosecutor’s investigation tightens around the inner circle of the Trump campaign. My…

The Silence of the OC Labor Fed to #MeToo

A week ago, the Orange County Young Democrats announcement about alleged incidents of sexual abuse and sexual assault exposed the Democratic Party of Orange County (and the Phil Janowicz campaign) and the Orange County Labor Federation to charges that female interns were sexually harassed by men in power. The Voice of OC reports that internal…

Pride Flag Resolution Passes DPOC

I’m getting better at this Party Resolution thing.  My second resolution called on the city of Anaheim to honor the promise the city council made in June 2016 to fly the Gay Pride flag on Harvey Milk Day (May 22) through the end of Pride Month (June) which the city failed to do this year…

Lenore Albert-Sheridan to Run for State Democratic Party Chair

Lenore Albert-Sheridan, who ran and lost to Travis Allen in AD-72 last November, emailed TheLiberalOC this afternoon to say she’s running for California Democratic Party chair. Albert-Sheridan said, “I do not expect to come in first. I do not even expect to come in second. However, I am hoping that it will unite the party.” Albert Sheridan…