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Yes on 8 Press Conference Video

On Friday the Yes on 8 campaign held a press conference in Santa Ana at the Double Tree Hotel to decry what they term hate crimes against supporters of Proposition 8. Organizers cited acts of vandalism, harassment, and economic boycotts by No on 8 sympathizers directed towards Yes on 8 supporters as evidence of “hypocritical…

Ballot Count Update: No Significant Change

In the latest from OC Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley, we have Valerie Amezcua holding on to her slim lead over Roman Reyna by 20 votes in the Santa Ana Unified School District. In the Westminster Cituy Council race, Penny Loomer holds her lead over Truong Diep by 52 votes. In the Garden Grove City…

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton?

Rumors are circulating every major news network that Sen. Hillary Clinton has been offered the post of Secretary of State. The rumors started when Hillary Clinton was asked to visit the President elect in Chicago. I predict that if she was offered the job, she will accept it. I can’t think of a single person…

Repeal Prop 8 Campaign UPDATE

First off, let’s start with some bad news. It now looks like the California Supreme Court will take its time on the Prop 8 lawsuits. This means we likely won’t immediately know the immediate fate of marriage equality in The Golden State. However, here’s the good news. Considering that the court has asked Attorney General…

Mormon Press Conference on Prop 8 at Noon Today!

So it’s a slow Friday at work and you’re worndering what to do for lunch to liven up your day. The cure for your Friday blues is within yur reach. Spend your lunch hour fighting hate. At NOON, the Mormons are holding an urgent Prop 8 Press Conference in the main ballroom of the Doubletree…

Ballot Counts Narrow in Westminster and SAUSD

In the latest ballot count update Roman Reyna has pulled to within 16 votes of Valerie Amezcua, 9,741 to 9,757 in the race for third place in the Santa Ana Unified School District. In Westminster, Truong Diep has narrowed Penny Loomer’s lead to only 58 votes, 9,875 to 9,933. In Garden Grove Andrew Do, has…