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Kang leads list of Asian Americans seeking Congressional Seats

With the Republican/Tea Party Congress holding a 10 percent approval rating, Democrats have a new opportunity to take back the House and Irvine mayor Sukhee Kang leads an impressive list of Asian American candidates seeking higher office in Congress.  This profile in Monday’s LA Times has the details. Asian Americans now make up 14 percent…

Palin Group Promises Prizes for Selling Movie Tickets

The Sarah Palin unintended comedy “The Undefeated” will make its debut in Orange Friday night and the group behind the flick, based on her autobiography “Going Rogue,” is offering prizes to Tea Partiers and hardcore conservatives to buy tickets. Perhaps they are taking queues from the disasterous box office the movie “Atlas Shrugged” got earlier…

After 4 Weeks, Free Market Kills “Atlas Shrugged” Part I (Part II and III Unlikely)

With much hoopla from the OC Libertarian Right wing, “Atlas Shrugged Part I” debuted in Orange County to a host of true believers who have cemented a political philosophy based on fictional characters (Narnia anyone?).  Red County blogger Allan Bartlett proclaimed it “the movie that tells Hollywood to suck it.”  Former Register columnist Steven Greenhut…

Critics and Box Office Agree: “Atlas $ucked”

Our libertarian pal Allan Bartlett posted a humourous Facebook message about the pending release of Ayn Rand’s novel (it’s FICTION people!) as the first of a three movie trilogy as “the movie that tells Hollywood to suck it.” Well, suck is exactly the term I’d use. “Atlas Shrugged,” featured a bunch of no name actors…