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Ted Olson in Newsweek: The Conservative Case FOR Gay Marriage

Former solicitor general under President George W. Bush, Ted Olson is the principal lawyer for those seeking to overturn Prop 8 in the highly publicized trial taking place in San Francisco. He pens a thoughtful piece in this week’s edition of Newsweek making the conservative case for gay marriage.  It is all about, in a word…

Paul Krugman: Reagan’s Zombie Economic Policies

Sunday’s New York Times features this terrific column by Nobel-prize winning economist and Princeton professor Paul Krugman who speculates on why Reaganism’s economic promise is a documented failure but still lives on in Conservative strongholds in Congress and State Legislatures. From the column: First of all, even before the current crisis Reaganomics had failed to…

QuachGate: Andy Quach’s Apology to the City

Last night Councilman Andy Quach, who was arrested on August 2 after driving his Mercedes S550 into a power pole and block wall with a .26% blood alcohol level, apologized for his actions. Comparing himself to Former President George W. Bush and Senator Ted Kennedy, he vowed to recover from this storm. Below is the report from…