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IOKIYAR: Ackerman’s Maui Trip Barely Registers

HT to our friends at Orange Juice for this lead of an article that ran last week in the SacBee. But some commentary first.  The Flash Report continues to practice Ronald Reagan’s 11th commandment which is “Thou shall not speak ill of a fellow Republican (unless they are convicted).”  Hence, two weeks after Sheriff Mike…

Want to Talk to Me About Dirty Tricks?

I know you’ve been curious about Dirty Tricks since you first heard about it earlier this year. But would you like to know who’s really behind this scary power grab to ensure the Republicans maintain control over the White House? And would you like to do something to stop the far right cabal from messing…

Flash Report Gets Another Story Wrong: Californias Reject Electoral College Power Grab Attempt

Earlier this year, columns promoting the proposal to split California’s presidential delegates in a bid to give the GOP 20-25 delegates in the 2008 presidential election was being touted on the Flash Report as “the Democrats worst nightmare.” Ah, no.  Not really. According to a new poll, Californians overwhelming reject this blatant Republican power grab. …

Bush Came Here Today, But Will He Forget Us Tomorrow?

  President Bush had a message Thursday for Southern Californians weary and frightened from five days of wildfires. “We’re not going to forget you in Washington, D.C.,” he declared in an eerie echo of what he once told Hurricane Katrina victims.  I noticed at the The Register and The San Diego Union-Tribune’s fire blog that…

It’s OUR Health Care, So We Need to Take Action

Last weekend, our fine Governor vetoed legislation that would have given us a chance to truly begin reforming our broken health care system. The State Legislature tried to expand access to affordable health care and control costs for consumers, but our lovely Governator wants none of that. He’d rather just force all of us to…