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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…

News Roundup 4-23-09

Transgender murder, hate crime conviction a first DENVER, Colorado (CNN) — A Colorado man was convicted of first-degree murder and a bias-motivated crime and sentenced to life in prison for killing a transgender teen he met on an online social networking site. Allen Andrade was convicted of first-degree murder and a hate crime in the…

OC Supes New Approach to Planned Parenthood Contract

Jennifer Muir over at the Orange County Register reports that the Board of Supervisors will be considering a new course in dealing with the mess that Supervisor Moorlach pushed them into. After Supervisor Moorlach pushed the Board in between an ideological rock and a hard place over a Planned Parenthood health education contract in March; it looks like calmer…

News Roundup for April 21

It’s enough to make you become a Mennonite: “The Amish church frowns on government aid, but it relented on unemployment checks after a wave of layoffs … Church leaders justified the decision because workers are collecting on the unemployment taxes they paid into the system.” Credit card restrictions in the works: “In December, the Federal…