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Prop 8: The Race Is Close!

In case you haven’t heard the news, here’s the new SurveyUSA poll on Prop 8. Yes 48% No 45% Undecided 7% The bad news: We’re still slightly down. The good news: SUSA had 8 winning by 5 less than 2 weeks ago, so fortunately there’s movement toward marriage equality. Still, WE MUST NOT BE COMPLACENT!…

More Smears Against Todd Gallinger

I’m always amazed when some people where their bigotry on their sleeve, but the latest scoop over at the Irvine Tattler is how Irvine City Council candidate filed a defamation lawsuit for a Hamas Charity.  How bad are journalistic standards when we can’t even used the words “alleged Hamas Charity,” especially when the hotlink to…

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…