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News Roundup for May 7

An increasingly small tent: Rush Limbaugh says, “What Colin Powell needs to do is close the loop and become a Democrat.” Next up: New Jersey: “Gay rights advocates in New Jersey… believe the state is poised to pass [a marriage equality] law this year.” Vacation in Libertarian Somalia: “Government-free since 1991…Where the police, roads, and…

News Roundup May 6

I can has cheezburger: Obama and Biden go for a burger run. Ideological purity in Pennsylvania: “With speculation ramping up that former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge may decide within the next few weeks to enter the primary for the GOP Senate nomination — and the right to take on party-switching Arlen Specter — you can…

News Roundup for May 5

White trash jugs for Jesus: Tthe National Organization for Marriage (NOM) considers a bleached blonde 21-year-old girl with artificially augmented breasts who’s apparently never had a serious long-term relationship in her life to be the ideal spokesmodel for their cause.” Sarah Palin, booth babe: “If you can imagine the part of a parade with the…

News Roundup 4-29-09 (Specter Switcheroo Edition)

The Specter of a party switch:  “There is, however, one automatic change that comes with having 60 votes. The greatest power that the minority has in the Senate is the power to grind things to a halt.” Card-checking Specter: “A few weeks ago Arlen Specter announced that he would oppose the Employee Free Choice Act…

OC Board Votes on Health Education Funding for Planned Parenthood

Today the Orange County Board of Supervisors discussed their prior decision to suspend the contract to Orange County Coalition of Community Clinics, as it related to their subcontract with Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties. Incorporated into the recommendation from Health Care Agency is a policy to prohibit the use of Tobacco Settlement…