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GOP “Pipe” Dreams of Victory in Central OC

I have been reading recently how the Republicans in Orange County have reached the conclusion that Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, and State Senator Lou Correa are vulnerable to defeat in November. They cite the wave of anti-incumbent feaver that is sweeping through the country. Yeah Right. Dream On!

Red County Equates Democrats with Nazis

Congratulations Chip Hanlon and the team at Red County for a hardy-har-har redubbing of a scene from a 2004 German-Austrian drama film, “Downfall,” depicting the final ten days of Adolf Hitler’s life in his Berlin bunker and Nazi Germany in 1945 (thanks reader sfor the correction) with dialog between Adolf Hitler and his military leadership lamenting…

OC’s Scariest Bloggers

It’s time for All Hallow’s Eve and another rendition of OC’s Scariest Bloggers; this is an informal list we talk about at Drinking Liberally and we’re expanding it a bit to include regular commenters. We’ll count it down… #10  Adam Probolsky— A blogger for both Red County and Flash Report and the winner of the…

Friends and Enemies

Not long along, Michelle Steele, a conservative Board of Equalization member, attended a fundraiser for Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang.  Steele and Kang have known each other for years and there’s a healthy degree of mutual respect and friendship between the two.  That’s a good thing and a healthy thing. But this appearance launched much teeth…

Jeff Miller: CPAC Legislator of the Year?

Found this on Red County Thursday night as we were wrapping up our weekly Drinking Liberally gathering in Santa Ana at Memphis at the Santora. Posted by Red County’s Tomahawk (a.k.a. Truong “Tyler” Diep, Westminster Councilman) the story had us laughing so hard we had to offer a toast to GOP hypocrisy. Here is the story, with…

Paul Krugman: Reagan’s Zombie Economic Policies

Sunday’s New York Times features this terrific column by Nobel-prize winning economist and Princeton professor Paul Krugman who speculates on why Reaganism’s economic promise is a documented failure but still lives on in Conservative strongholds in Congress and State Legislatures. From the column: First of all, even before the current crisis Reaganomics had failed to…