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Some Favorites from 2010

only one more photo to go until our happy ending (c) 2010 The Liberal OC

In July of 2010 TheLiberalOC was named Best Political Blog by the Orange County Press Club. We are humbled by the recognition we received and look forward to providing the best political coverage possible in the coming year.

Councilman blows a fuse over blog comment and threatens to F&$K me up

It has been a while since a candidate for Orange County elected office threatened a LiberalOC blogger, four years to be exact. Then it was Tan Nguyen, who was challenging Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez in 2006. Nguyen believed that our founder Mike Lawson had been defacing his campaign signs and told Mike that he has a lot of supporters that are “passionate” and he would “hate to see anyone get hurt.”This weekend however, this experience was kicked up a notch by Santa Ana Councilman Sal Tinajero.

Art Pedroza And The Blog War of HIS Creation

A recent post and e-mail sent out by Orange Juice blogger and former friend Art Pedroza would have you believe that somehow we all have been engaging in some sort of Blog War over the past year. He tries to spin some story to make readers somehow feel sorry for him and his current woes at the same time trying to claim Dan, Chris and myself are the sole villians in this affair. Below is his “woe is me” e-mail to people trying to somehow instill pity.

Alvarez: Brown Act Investigation! Quick we need a distraction, Michelle dump another commissioner.

In another demonstration of their flair for distraction from their own mistakes, the Santa Ana City Council is again using the power to remove members of city commissions as a diversion. This time they needed a way do distract from their collective failure to stop Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez from violating the right of Albert Castillo to address his grievances to his elected officials. The action by Claudia Alvarez has drawn the attention of the Attorney General’s office.

Tinajero Accepts Money From Orange Juice Usual Suspect

Our friends at the OJ blog are fond of branding their enemies “The Usual Suspects” and they are quick to attack any Santa Ana city council member who associates with these Usual Suspects as someone out of touch with the direction they seek for the City.  The Usual Suspects term was coined for the classic movie…