Tag Archive for conservatives

Westboro Baptist Church will Protest ComicCon

  Those wackos from the Westboro Baptist Church are planning to protest this week’s ComicCon in San Diego under the guise that super heros and sci-fi characters represent “False Idols.”  It makes me wonder when they’re going to come to Anaheim and protest DisneyLand for those who worship Mickey Mouse, or the Nixon Library and…

The Register’s First Step to the Left

  Our first great April Fool’s gag was an announcement that TheLiberalOC had been acquired by OCBlog (now the heart fo the RedCounty blog).  The tag line on the new “Blue Minority” blog template was “even liberals should get the chance to speak.” The story was so convincing, that a Register political reporter — who…

Crashing the “Drinking Conservatively” Party

Since Drinking Liberally usually features a few conservatives every Thursday that we can carry on an intelligent conversation with over our favorite beverage, I decided to crash the inaugural “Drinking Conservatively” event in Costa Mesa last night. And my thanks to Red County publisher Chip Hanlon for the warm welcome. I had a great conversation…

Reagan Would Have Been Thrown Under the Bus Today

In Facebook postings and email exchanges with conservatives friends leading up to tomorrow’s Primary Day elections, a persistent theme emerges: the desire by Republicans for another galvanizing Ronald Reagan figure.  In 30 years, the Republicans have gone from a positive message from a popular and likeable leader (“It’s Morning in America”) to a rudderless ship…

Pick and Choose

Sometimes I just don’t understand conservatives. Wednesday the Senate Homeland Security Committee held a hearing to consider legislation that would prohibit people on the terrorist no-fly list from buying firearms. South Carolina’s Lindsey Graham said he thought the bill goes “too far.” Maine’s Susan Collins said that though she doesn’t like the idea of suspected…