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Tampa Strippers Prep for Party of “Family Values” Next Week

So conservative “entertainer” Rush Limbaugh on record for claiming that Hurricane Issac, which may strike the Tampa Bay area in time for the GOP convention, is part of an “Obama Conspiracy,” it appears more than Republicans are preparing for an onslaught.  Those preparing are the strip clubs in Tampa Bay with stippers hoping the party…

Et Tu Miguel?

Miguel Pulido

There’s an old expression that if you want a friend in politics, buy a dog. And the current election cycle is pitting old friends against each other when it comes to support and endorsements. Case in point: Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido is a longtime friend of Rancho Santiago Community College trustee Mark McLoughlin.  With…

The Mean-Spirited GOP Platform for 2012

  It’s well known that Orange County is the place that former President Ronald Reagan said “All good Republicans go to die.” When taking a look the the GOP platform being circulated ahead of the party’s 2012 national convention in Tampa, we have to wonder if there are any “good” Republicans left in this extreme…

GOP Redefining Rape? Exactly when could a rape be legitimate?

Congressman Paul Ryan (R) Wisconsin

Over the weekend six-term Missouri Congressman Todd Akin, the GOP challenger to Senator Claire McCaskill, provided a clear distinction between the Republican world-view, and that of the majority of Americans. Akin stated that abortion should not be allowed in the case of rape since “women’s bodies have the ability to prevent pregnancy in such cases.”

We’ve Come Too Far to Turn Back Now

Obama-Weve come too far

Obama for America released a new online video today titled, “We’ve Come Too Far to Turn Back Now,” that reminds Americans how much is at stake in this election. While President Obama has delivered on the change he promised when he announced his candidacy, he isn’t done moving America forward.

Appellate Court Blocks Layoffs in Costa Mesa

Hot off the press: Appellate Court upholds injunction blocking layoffs and outsourcing in Costa Mesa SANTA ANA The Fourth District Court of Appeal has upheld a preliminary injunction blocking the City of Costa Mesa from laying off more than 100 employees and outsourcing their jobs to the private sector. “This is a huge boost for…