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Advertisers Flee the Rush Limbaugh Show

  In the wake of his insult to Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke, pressure from the public has caused more than 40 advertisers to bolt from sponsoring The Rush Limbaugh Program, which airs in Southern California on KFI radio.  Think Progress, monitoring the program last week, counts 70 sexist rants here.  Update: Media Matters says 50 advertisers…

Sunday Afternoon for Progressive Politics with Rep. Loretta Sanchez

Hot off the press, this invitation to talk progressive politics in Orange County with Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez.  Details are below: For an Afternoon of Progressive Politics  Sunday, March 11, 2012 2:00 – 4:00PM Suggested Contributions: $25 Per Individual – Friend  $75 Per Individual – Supporter $125 Per Individual – Co-Host   Click Here to RSVP for…

Republicans Expanding War on Women via End Around on Roe v. Wade

Years ago, some conservative friends signed me up for a TownHall.com account and the emails I’m sent provide sometimes a chilling view of the national plans Republicans have for fundamentally changing our society.  The latest campaign, promoted by Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, seeks an “end around” the US Supreme Court to legally redfine when “personhood”…

Daly Officially Files for AD-69

OC Clerk Recorder and former Anaheim Mayor Tom Daly formally filed his candidacy papers for AD-69, the assembly seat currently held by State Rep Jose Solorio.  This should put to bed questions on whether or not Daly is committed to the race. Here’s the press release that crossed our desks, sans contact information:    TOM…

AD-69 Dueling Endorsements and Fundraisers..and a Debate!

There’s a whirlwind of activity in the hotley contested AD-69 race and word of the first debate.  AD-69 candidate Francisco Barragan tells us a debate is being organized by Dr. Guadalupe Mata, of Los Amigos in Santa Ana.  The debate will be conducted in Spanish.  There is no date and time for the debate and Barragan…