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NY Times: Taxing Junk Food to Save Lives and Money

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The Sunday New York Times ran this story on how taxing junk food and soda pop could significantly reduce the rising rates of obesity and diabetes among Americans.  And by taxing junk food, not only would we reduce these serious health risks but at the same time, be able to raise revenues and save lives. …

Tustin Recall Effort Isn’t a Waste of Time or Money

The Orange County Register has finally covered the effort to recall the Il Duce of Tustin, Mayor Jerry Amante, in Wednesday’s edition.  We hope the article attracts a significant amount of letter writers both for and against the mayor’s recall because the more the facts come forward, the more support a recall of Amante garners.…

What Ronald Reagan Said About Debt Limit Politics?

President Ronald Reagan

“Congress consistently brings the Government to the edge of default before facing its responsibility. This brinkmanship threatens the holders of government bonds and those who rely on Social Security and veterans benefits. The United States has a special responsibility to itself and the world to meet its obligations.”

Palin’s “Undefeated” is a Political “Ishtar”

Tea baggers are cheap.  They don’t want to pay taxes.  They don’t like spending money on anything…even their heroes like Sarah Palin.  The “documentary” on Palin,” The Undefeated,” pulled in a terrible box office opening weekend. And the reviews are even worse. If there’s a silver lining, the people who made “Atlas Shrugged” can now…

Pro-Amante Supporters Target Rotary

As the number of signatures added to recall Tustin Mayor Jerry Amante increase daily, so are the level of attacks by pro-Amante supporters against perceived enemies of the Il Duce of Tustin.  We’ve been sent a copy of a letter (Here)sent by someone with bad handwriting without a typed signature line or a return address…

Amante Supporters Organized Harrassment Against the Recall

Time to fight fire with fire.  Supporters of Tustin Mayor Jerry Amante (let’s just call him “il duce” after all) are organizing to harrass supporters of the RecallAmante effort. We were forwarded an email from one of Jerry’s biggest fans.  We’re posting and suggest that supporters of the Recall of Il Duce bring their own…