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For Your Summer Reading

Austerity-Book_cover

While it’s fashionable among the conservative and libertarian sectors of Orange County, especially when talking about the economies of foreign nations like Greece and Spain, the Austerity Measures are actually delaying any sort of economic rebound.  Not so you say?  I dare you to pick up a new book released last week by Mark Blyth…

Liberals Seek To be the Good Guys With Guns

In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook shootings the NRA’s Wayne LaPierre said; “The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun.” As a Liberal, fighting the right-wing insanity that is Orange County, I find myself agreeing with Mr. LaPierre.

The State of the Union

In case the coverage in Big Bear distracted you from the State of the Union, it was an ambitious speech by President Obama with a call for a national pre-school program to help kids get off to a better start, a new call for manufacturing excellence to help restore the middle class economy, and a…

Calling Someone a Retard: IOKIYAR

Conservative pundit Ann Coulter must have a new book out because of the bombs she’s dropping on Twitter and on Talk Show.  Coulter tweeted a message that she thought it was OK for GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney to “be kind and gentle to the retard.”  So Coulter calls the President of the United States…

OC Register Editorial Board Endorsements give a leg up to Republicans who decline Union Money/Endorsments

I check out the OC Register’s editorial pages daily as they cycle through interviews with candidates for office and then note their endorsements in editorials.  To my surprise (not), endorsements are typically granted to Republican candidates who follow the Baugh Doctrine, a manifesto of sorts that locks Republicans into a position to decline contributions from…

“Send This to All Your Friends!”

We all have that old Uncle or old neighbor who is a conservative and they have an email account.  They delighted themselves in forwarding email that they have received exposing some awful truth about President Obama and encourages you to send it to all your friends.  A quick visit to Snopes.com, Politifact or FactCheck.org usually…