Tag Archive for conservatives

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…

Jesus Christ or Ayn Rand: Pick One, Conservatives

Congressman John Campbell is a fan of fiction author Ayn Rand, but he views on limited government and Libertarianism are completely opposite of Jesus Chris.  Too often , conservatives wear their faith on their sleeve while coveting values that run completely opposite of Christ’s teachings. There’s a terrific article on this topic here. From the…

Occupy Protests Cost Irvine Taxpayers $30,000

The Orange County Register is reporting that the Occupy OC protests from last fall and early winter cost the city about $30,000 — about half in legal fees.  That’s really a drop in the bucket for Irvine which has a healthly budget reserve and money well spent to support freedom of speech that was approved…