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President Obama’s First Weekly Address

In his first weekly address since being sworn in as the 44th president of the United States, President Barack Obama discusses how the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan will jump-start the economy. “This is not just a short-term program to boost employment,” he said. “It’s one that will invest in our most important priorities like…

Why I Hope

“Marriage isn’t a special right. Marriage is a civil right.” – Robin Tyler, one of the plaintiffs in the Prop H8 lawsuit currently before the California Supreme Court Yesterday, something amazing occurred. On a beautiful and sunny Sunday in Southern California, people came to speak up, speak out, come out, and make a difference. And…

Bigotry We Won’t Believe In

If you haven’t seen it yet, check out this doozy of a Rec List diary at Daily Kos. Apparently, there’s plenty that Rick Warren hasn’t been honest about. His AIDS programs in Africa have forsaken the effective measures taken to actually reduce transmissions of the virus, and instead have resulted in more infections. His support…

Celebrate Obama’s Inauguration With OC Democrats

Looking for somewhere to party on January 20 when Barack Obama’s inaugurated as the nation’s 44th President? Want to celebrate in style? Want to help local Democrats turn OC blue? Well, why not attend the OC Democratic Party’s & West OC Democratic Club’s Inauguration Celebration! The festivities begin at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, January 20.…

Sunday at Saddleback UPDATE

Last night, I found out that Soulforce has cancelled its action at Saddleback Church on January 18. I apologize to everyone here in the LOC community for posting what turned out to be wrong information. Hopefully, I caught this in time to make sure no one goes to Irvine at 8:30 AM expecting to see…

WDYT: Bullet Train to Sin City?

Can you imagine a train that can take you from Anaheim to Las Vegas in under 90 minutes? Believe it or not, there’s a plan to make it happen. In fact, Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons (R) will soon come to Sacramento to discuss with Arnold the Governator on how to make it happen. Both Governors…