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CA-46: The HB Independent Speaks out on Crazy Dana

Everyone knows at least one crazy relative who always manages to embarrass themselves at family functions. You know the type. You appreciate their sense of humor or forthrightness, but sometimes they take things a beat too far. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher sometimes can be just like that. While we often appreciate his maverick nature and his…

Ronald Reagan on Gay Rights

With the coming debate over the proposed amendment to the California Constitution defining marriage as between one man and one woman, I give you a California Icon in the battle for equal rights for Gays and Lesbians — Ronald Wilson Reagan. Photo of Rep. David Dreier with President Reagan from the Village Voice The Gipper was…

CA-46: “Crazy Dana” Jumps off the Deep End… Again!

“They seem like more like pranks, hazing pranks from some fraternity than some well-thought-out policy of how do you torture someone and get information from them. […] I will have to tell you, when most people hear the word “torture”, which has been bandied around here, I don’t believe that they think of it as…

The Real Republicans of Orange County… And Why We Should Defeat Them

“Typically in Republican primaries and typically in Orange County, the candidates are going to be pretty close together philosophically, so it makes it more challenging to indicate differences between the candidates that can convince voters they should vote for you and not the other guy.” – Dick Ackerman, Soon-to-be-termed-out State Senate Minority Leader (R-Irvine) I…

CA-46: I Wrote a Letter to the Long Beach Press-Telegram

In case you missed it, our almost-hometown paper, the Long Beach Press-Telegram, posted a lukewarm “endorsement” of both Dana Rohrabacher and Debbie Cook for Tuesday’s primary. While I appreciated the paper’s editorial board taking time to pay attention to the race in the 46th District, I was still disappointed in their giving excuses to “Crazy…

You’ve Now Been Warned…

So you can’t blame us if you get duped into going to a Young America’s Foundation event featuring none other than… Ann Coulter. Yes, that’s right. She’ll be at UCI tomorrow to reassure all the right-wing young’uns that they really are “smarter than those stupid lib’ruls”. ‘Cuz ya know, all of us lib’ruls really are…