Monthly Archives: August 2006

A timeline of what the administration said for the War in Iraq

http://www.motherjones.com/bush_war_timeline/ The most comprehensive tiemline of statements of the Bush Administration in rgeards to the War in Iraq; in my chats with my conservative friends, they are steadfast that the administration didn’t lie, but that they had bad intelligence — the same intel thta Clinton had (which is an odd defense considering how much President…

The Passion of St. John Hanna

No doubt you have been reading Claudio’s posts about DPOC endorsements in the Orange Juice. Not only was I there, but I claim full responsibility for what went on. I still feel like a rug after a few good whacks of a broom. Overall, things went well, considering what has to be done to make…

Have dessert with Jim Brandt

He’s putting America first and politics last. That’s more than his shady opponent can say. Come out and have dessert with Jim Brandt and give him some cash so he can defeat Rohrabacher in the 46th Congressional District. The fightin’ 46th. The event is hosted by Laurie and Michael Moncrief at their home in Huntington…

Dorothy Parker is spinning in her grave

From Thomas Sowell’s column in today’s (8/30/06) Orange County Register: Dorothy Parker’s sharp-witted writings used to cut through a lot of nonsense. Ann Coulter is the Dorothy Parker of our time – an industrial-strength Dorothy Parker. What horses&#t. Ann Coulter’s work is a lot of nonsense. There are websites dedicated to fact checking her books…

Pledges vs Payments

Love how this story on campaign contributons is buried in OCBlog.net and not even mentioned on PowderBlue (but kudos to Flash Report for posting it up high where it belongs). I’m simply amazed that the Register has written a balanced story where Republican candidates are placed in a difficult light. Perhaps camapign finance reform in…

Democratic Party of Orange County Endorsements

Claudio over at Orange Juice has done a great job recapping the Democratic Party of Orange County’s endorsements for Non-partisan races. His three part recap is so good in fact, that I’m not going to try to recreate his work. Visit Orange Juice and get the details.

Another Step Towards Equality

Great news from Sacramento–Equality California’s (EQCA) first sponsored bill of the 2006 legislative session, SB 1441, the Nondiscrimination in State Programs and Activities Act, was signed into law by Governor Schwarzenegger on Monday. EQCA salutes Senator Sheila Kuehl (D-Santa Monica), the bill’s author, for her leadership in getting the bill to the governor’s desk. This…