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San Bernadino Republican Group Uses Images of Ribs, Fried Chicken, Watermelon and Obama

I know a considerable number of Republicans read this site.  So I’m calling on each of you to condemn this action by a San Bernadino Republican Group using racists imagery to smear Senator Barack Obama. From the story: A San Bernardino County Republican group has distributed a newsletter picturing>Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on a…

Joe the Plumber: Behind the Headlines

Matt Cunningham loves the Joe The Plumber story.  Joe, a man who confronted Barack Obama about the Senator’s tax policy, has two big strikes against him and in this case, two strikes and you’re out. First off, if Joe is a plumber, he has no license.  The Toledo Blade reported that Joe’s name and possible…

Obama Rally Planned in Little Saigon

Vietnamese-Americans for Barack Obama Rally Planned in Little Saigon, CA What: Vietnamese Americans for Barack Obama will hold a rally expecting to draw local Obama supporters in Little Saigon, CA in the final days leading to the presidential election. The rally will be the first ever organized in the Vietnamese community for the Democratic presidential…

What’s up with Flanigan?

Norberto Santana, of the OC Register’s Total Buzz, has an interesting follow-up to his story yesterday, which we covered here, about Board of Supervisor’s Chairman Moorlach’s plan to appoint the ousted former Chief Investment Officer from the Orange County Employee’s Retirement System (OCERS) to that Board. Seems that the questions about Flanigans involvement with a…

Choi’s Remarks at Meeting Condemed

Interfaith, Civic Leaders Condemn Irvine Councilman Choi’s Remarks at Meeting  Affirm Solidarity with Southern California Muslims  (IRVINE, CA, 10/15/08) – At Tuesday’s Irvine City Council meeting, local interfaith and community leaders condemned Council member Stephen Choi’s offensive remarks aimed at candidate Todd Gallinger. The leaders also expressed strong support for members of the Muslim community and the Council on…

Emperor “Chicken Little” Moorlach has no clothes

Norberto Santana has a fascinating story over at the Orange County Register about the controversy surrounding Orange County Board of Supervisor’s Chairman (Emperor) John “Chicken Little” Moorlach’s nominee for the Orange County Retirement System Board, Thomas Flanigan. It looks like the questions regarding Flanigan’s relationship with an Orange County based asset management company, Ryan Labs, Inc.…

No on 8: Match This Contribution!

There’s news that a big friend of equal rights has pledged $500,000 to the No on Prop 8/Equality for All campaign… If that contribution is matched. So would you like to make sure No on 8 has $1 million to fight the right-wing smears flooding our local TV & radio stations daily? Well, it’s simple.…