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Martin Luther King, Jr. Killed 45 years ago in Memphis

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Today in 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was fatally shot while standing on a balcony in Memphis. Forty-five years later, Reverend King’s last speech still resonates in American historical memory. Reverend King was a strong advocate for worker rights and was in Memphis to support the Sanitation Worker’s strike.

Liberals Seek To be the Good Guys With Guns

In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook shootings the NRA’s Wayne LaPierre said; “The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun.” As a Liberal, fighting the right-wing insanity that is Orange County, I find myself agreeing with Mr. LaPierre.

Paul Ryan Has Granny Issues

Rep. Paul Ryan, Chairman of the House Budget Committee has released his budget proposal. As expected , Paulie still has some granny issues. Paul Ryan disrespects his elders in order to score points with the most extreme elements of the Republican Party.

50 Activists Rally at office of Rep. Ed Royce in Brea on Immigration

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More than 50 activists and counter protesters gathered at 1 p.m. outside the office of Congressman Ed Royce on Tuesday to demand he change his positions on immigration and support President Barack Obama’s reform plan that would clear a path to citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants. The group, organized by the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles, or CHIRLA is part of a national effort…