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Adventures at the Convention: Day One in Denver

I’m going to post a couple of stories to catch you all up on my adventures so far, because I couldn’t get reliable internet connection for the past few days. This post is from my arrival here on Tuesday. Disclosure: I was born and raised in Denver, so I’m a little more than biased. Forgive…

Waiting in Denver for Obama’s VP pick

Misha and I are already in Denver attending the National Stonewall Democrats Convention. I’ve taken a break from the workshops since the altitude is kicking my tail. Like everyone else, we’re still waiting to hear who Senator Obama has picked as his choice for Vice President. It really is kind of funny to listen to CNN…

Congressman Gary Miller: Polar Bear Killer

Just got a message about Ed Chau’s new ad in his race against Gary Miller for the CA 42nd District. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0b5TT0WdiS4[/youtube] Here is a link to a post on the Asian American Action Fund website regarding this issue.

CA-46: Cook Challenges Rohrabacher to 3 Town Hall Debates

This just in from the Debbie Cook campaign. Let’s see if Dana Rohrabacher takes up the offer. I’d be interested to see the two debate. Cook Asks Rohrabacher for Three Town Hall Debates Huntington Beach, CA – Debbie Cook has formally asked Congressman Dana Rohrabacher to join her in at least three town-hall style debates…

Please Raise my Taxes

I’m going through the thoughtful packet of school information for my son who’s entering his junior year of high school in Irvine (my daughter’s fourth grade packet will arrive the first week of school).  Filling out conrtact forms, signing permission slips, and checking off the fees and charges for things he’ll need this year.  It’s…

WDYT: Where Can the “Old Right” Go?

As you all know by now, I don’t always agree with Steven Greenhut & his fellow Register editorial writers. However, Greenhut’s latest post at Orange Punch really hit me. Where do libertarians & paleoconservatives go? The GOP no longer even talks about liberty. Limiting government is no longer on its agenda. When the GOP at…

Fullerton Councilmember Keller Spanks Nelson

Here is the video link to the Fullerton City Council Meeting from Tuesday, August 19, 2008. The Register’s Orange Punch and Red County/OC Blog have written on this topic today. Both blogs have misrepresented the comments of Fullerton Councilmember Keller as an enemy of open government. That could not be further from the truth. I suggest…