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Democrats Should Be Joining the Tea Parties

Democrats are responding to the growing nationwide phenomena of anti-tax “tea parties” protests by mocking them and by pointing out that they are prompted and run by right-wing organizations. Neither response is a winning political strategy. It is pure political stupidity — and bad economic policy — for Democrats to treat the tax protests with derision…

Shout the Good News! Rick Warren’s Conversion

When accessing the political apologetics of evangelicals, it is tempting to deal with them on their own terms and question whether their contrition is perfect and sincere enough to remove the stain that their sins have placed on their souls. In Christian terms, forgiveness for sin requires a deep and sincere change of heart accompanied…

Rick Warren says he’s not Anti-Gay Marriage. Really?

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYIWSyMrhRA[/youtube] Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren was a guest on the Larry King Show on CNN last night and said he’s not the anti-gay marriage advocate so many people claim he is.  See the You Tube video of last night’s show above. Here’s a transcript of his comments: Warren: “You know Larry, there was a…

Please Vote for Me

As much as I hate to send traffic to Art Pedroza’s site, a pal of mine emailed me this morning to tell me I’m in the running for a poll Art has up:  Who is the most brittle blogger/politico in Orange County? In true Pedroza fashion, the perfect choice is missing from the list and that’s Art…

Planned Parenthood to Deliver Petitions to Supes

At today’s Board of Supervisors meeting Supervisor Janet Nguyen will present a Resolution recognizing Public Health Week which started yesterday, April 6th. At the same meeting, Jennifer Muir reports in the Orange County Register on the Healthy Living Blog that: Planned Parenthood supporters plan to submit petitions to Orange County Supervisors on Tuesday urging them…