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Email from Right Wingers

I am on a couple of email lists from rabid right wingers. I delighted the faux outrage against Obama from this email, but please see the article below making the rounds among convservatives today. Monday, July 21, 2008

Shawn Steel Laments the Obama Money Machine

Its not often that a post on the Flash Report can make me smile, but Republican apologist Shawn Steel has this post about Senator Barack Obama’s huge fundraising machine and how the Democrats are awash in money this year. In reading the post, its a classic case of denial for a conservative like Steel.  Why…

Say Cheese: The Orange County Fair

The Orange County Fair is open to visitors through August 3, 2008. This year the theme is… Say Cheese! Tuesday-Friday, noon-midnight. Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m.-midnight. Closed Mondays. Admission: adults $9, seniors (60+) $7, children (6-12) $5, and children 5 & under admitted free every day.   For more OC Fair information, click here. Both…

The Emperor appoints more Jesters to OCERS Board

This week’s Orange County Board of Supervisors meeting agenda is a bit light in substance. Of note however is the first item on the Consent Calendar from the Emperor Chicken Little Moorlach. BOARD APPOINTMENTS 1.       Chair Moorlach – Board of Retirement, OCERS – Reappoint Arthur Hidalgo, Newport Beach, to complete term ending 12/31/09; and Reed…

33rd Senate Endorsements for Pritchard

Democratic State Senate candidate Gary Pritchard announced three important endorsements today. Pritchard announced the endorsement of the Orange County Employees Association (OCEA), and two Fullerton city councilwomen, Mayor Sharon Quirk and Councilwoman Pamela Keller. “I’m very proud of the endorsements of the OCEA, because our county employees’ hard work and expertise keep Orange County running,”…

Obama and McCain to Share Stage at Saddleback

The New York Times is reporting that Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren has pulled off a political coup; major party presidential nominees Senator Barack Obama and Senator John McCain will attend an August 16 event at the Lake Forest-based megachurch. Obama attended an AIDs conference at Saddleback a year ago with Kansas Senator Sam Brownback. Pastor…