Monthly Archives: November 2008

Quid Pro Quo Tattler?

To build his credentials with the local political press, Irvine Tattler publisher Stephen Smith made a big deal of his political independence.  In introducing his website, Stephen wrote these two gems: “Stephen currently holds no city office and will not work on any candidate’s 2008 campaign. His opinions are his own.” “If enough of us…

I’m winning…

Art Pedroza, so desperate for blog hits, has a little contest over at the OrangeJuice blog.  And I’m nominated in a category and actually beating both Matt Cunningham and Chuck DeVore.  Imagine that? The contest closes Monday, so if you’re inclined, go vote for me. Who is Orange County’s most hackish partisan blogger? Liberal OC…

Modesto Priest Calls on Obama Voters to Confess

This story has hopefully drawn the attention of the IRS and the Treasury Department.  A Modesto priest has called on parishioners who voted for President-elect Barack Obama to confess to a mortal sin since Obama supports a woman’s right to choose.  So a vote for Obama is a vote for sin. The Rev. Joseph Illo…

Survivors Have Something to Be Thankful For

Abe the Miracle Cat Survives in the Ashes When I saw on my Facebook that Eric Kenney and his partner James Miller had lost everything in the Freeway Complex fire…except one of their two beautiful cats, miraculously surviving after being trapped in the burnt out shell of their former home for more than a day, I…

Terrorists Strike Mumbai

At least 80 are confirmed dead. Over 120 are injured. This sad event is still unfolding as hostages are still being held captive in one of the city’s hotels. This attack hasn’t just hit India. It’s reminded the entire world just how interdependent we are, that continued tensions in South Asia can cause global mayhem.…