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Little Saigon Rallies For Obama

  The rally for Obama in the heart of Little Saigon marked a major turning point for progressives throughout the OC. Since Vietnamese Americans have traditionally been stereotyped as lock-step Republican, this event demonstrated that Obama’s reach is very pervasive and although I don’t believe the overall Vietnamese population will vote blue this cycle, I…

Get Out The Vote For Change

There are a lot of election contests right here in Southern California for us to work on. If you want to get involved locally, contact the Democratic Party of Orange County and they’ll connect you to a campaign. In addition to making calls and walking precincts for local candidates, they can also connect you to…

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…