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Hugh Hewitt is a Finalist for the Irvine School Board

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The Cowardly Lion himself is a finalist for the Irvine Unified School Board seat being vacated by Gavin Huntley-Fenner.  Radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt has made the final cut of about a dozen candidates and is being invited back for a final round of interviews by the Irvine School Board. How Hewitt will juggle…

No Denials and No Pala IEs as Tweets on a Train Story Goes Viral

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The “Tweets on a Train” story featuring an overheard cell phone conversation of AD-69 candidate Michele Martinez by investigative journalist Bob Salladay has gone viral being picked by by the Sacramento Bee, a variety of technology/social media web sites, and even the Poynter Institute’s web site read by journalists all over the country.  It’s spawned…

Tears of a Weiner

As the news program I was tuned into last night hooked the upcoming story, as “shocking revelations” that Anthony Weiner has indeed posted lewd pictures of himself on his Twitter account and “other social networking sites,” I wondered.  How can anyone continue to refer to this type of news story as shocking?  Is it because of his limp…

Leprechaun Mayor Goes Social

I was alerted by a Facebook friend request and Twitter follow to a new social network participant from Costa Mesa. Having followed the BronxZoosCobra on Twitter the past few days, I’ve enjoyed learning how much pithy humor that can be dished out in 140 characters.

Vote for Morgan!

LiberalOC friend Morgan McKean was inspired by the social media efforts of President Barack Obama and became immersed in the world of Twitter, Facebook, LindedIn, YouTube and blogging.  Morgan is now a part of a new reality show on MSN called the Tastemaker and we’re writing this post to ask you to take a minute…

Olympic Bid A No Win Situation for Obama

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama traveled to Copenhagen to support the bid of their home town Chicago to host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Their efforts mirrored those of the President Brazil to support the winning bid of Rio de Janeiro. In the end, Chicago’s proposal failed to gain the support of…