LiberalOC has learned that small government swalwart Chris Thompson, recently elected to the Fullerton School Board, has accepted the full stipend, health insurance benefits, and the pension offered by the school district. The total cost to the Fullerton School District is $22,000 for family health insurance, vision, dental and life insurance for Thompson himself.
by Chris Prevatt • • 4 Comments
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.
by Dan Chmielewski • • 3 Comments
Are you a conservative Tea Party Republican in Orange County and pulled Chuck DeVore’s name for your Secret Santa gift? Perhaps you’re struggling to buy the perfect present for OC Tea Party grandfather Shawn Nelson.Â Are you trying desperately to…
by Chris Prevatt • • 3 Comments
It’s a rare occurance when I agree with the folks over at Red County blog. They opposed Campbell’s version and they oppose Nelson’s as well. In the case of this week’s proposal, I find myself in agreement that the proposal is fatally flawed.
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Yesterday, the Board considered a proposal from Supervisor Bill Campbell to take Orange County out of the dark ages of back room political deals and insider influence trading into the 21st century world of government transparency. The proposal itself did not go nearly far enough, but it was a first step that required registration of paid lobbyists.
by Dan Chmielewski • • 12 Comments
Â It’s Halloween, so for our annual Trick or Treat, we present our picks for the scariest bloggers in the OC blogsphere with tongue firmly planted in cheek.Â Let us know if there’s anyone we missed. Bloggers 10.Â Claudio Gallegos,…
by Dan Chmielewski • • 1 Comment
A new political hit site has debuted against 4th district supervisor Shawn Nelson and as political hit sites go, it’s a little lame.Â The site www.nowaynelson.com has a photo of Shawn Nelson sitting on bricks of gold and the defintion…