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Happy Trails Todd Gallinger

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It’s with a mixture of happiness and sadness that we let our readers know that Todd Gallinger, our lawyer and longtime Irvine activist, has accepted a new position in Washington, DC.  Todd has been named the Director of Chapter Development for the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), the largest and most widely recognized Islamic Advocacy…

James Rainey on Civil Discourse by Commenters

Chip Hanlon’s Red County post about censorship by the Fullerton School District in blocking the Friends for Fullerton’s Future was an excellent post not only for the topic, but for the comments it generated.  One commenter had a comment blocked for violating Red County’s terms of service prompting a discussion of censorship (that term only…

Santa Ana Library Lifts Ban on The Liberal OC

I just got off the phone with Claudio Gallegos who reports users of the Internet terminals at the Santa Ana Library can now view TheLiberalOC blog which the Voice of OC reported last week was blocked.  There is no statement from Library officials or from anyone at the City of Santa Ana. The Orange Juice…

The Ghost in the Machine

Sean H. Mill - Photo: Chris Prevatt/LiberalOC

Sunday’s New York Times Magazine carried a fascinating story about how, once you’re on the web, you can live forever on the Internet.  And that’s a lesson the Sarah Palin is learning as her people work feverishly to scrub comments she’s made on Facebook and Twitter with references like “targeting” and “reloading” in the wake…

Is Michelle Martinez Buying Positive Blog Coverage?

We’ve spent the past few days reviewing the financial reports of various candidates for office throughout Orange County.  And something on Michelle Martinez, an unopposed candidate for re-election for Santa Ana City Council, jumped out at us.  Michelle paid $385 to Pedroza and Associates for “campaign consulting.”  This is interesting because Pedroza and Associates, run…

OC Democrat Blog not part of the DPOC

There is a new web-blog out: OC Democrat Blog that is not written by nor approved by the Democratic Party of Orange County. It appears to be carefully crafted to look like DPOC’s other sites but it contains campaign information for a Democratic candidates not endorsed by the DPOC.