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The GOP Line to Nowhere

Shawn Steel likes to post videos of liberals protesting any number of things when he writes for the Flash Report.  Agroup of Democratic activists protested outside of Lehigh University in Pennsylvania when John McCain and Sarah Palin recently held a rally.  And here’s what Republican hatred looks like. [youtube]itEucdhf4Us[/youtube] Yes Shawn, there are wackos on…

Indictment for Tan Nguyen over Racist Mailer

Well the wheels of justice move slowly, but it appears they do sometimes move. Tan Nguyen, Republican challenger to Loretta Sanchez in 2006 was indicted today by a federal grand jury for lying to federal investigators about a letter sent by his campaign two years ago to latino immigrant voters implying that they could not…

Shea’s Republican Support Ends at the Checkbook

I tooled over to Christina Shea’s “Shea for Mayor” website (which still has a reference to “Keep Irvine Great” isn’t that cool she’s still using the slogan of the opposition slate, but what’s a little plagiarism among friends, right?). I wanted to see who was endorsing her run for Mayor this time around.   Her…

Today’s Lesson in Republican Spin: Compare and Contrast

HT to Lita Robinow for forwarding this funny little test. If you’re a minority and you’re selected for a job over more qualified candidates you’re a “token hire.”   If you’re a conservative and you’re selected for a  job over more qualified  candidates you’re a “game changer.” Black teen pregnancies? A “crisis” in black  America. White…

The Tyranny of the Heartless Minority

The Republican minority in the state assembly and state senate have issued their own budget proposal and Dan Weintraub’s column today exposes it as a joke. For the party that will protect luxury yacht owners by leaving open a Tax Loophole and allowing themse;ves to be more accountable to the Flash Report than voters, the…

Observations on the RNC

Diversity isn’t a strong point among rank and file Republicans.  There’s the occassional African-American man or Asian woman, but the RNC stands are filled with white faces.  Nothing wrong with that, but in contrast with the DNC last week in which 25 percent of the delegates were black, 5 percent Asian, 10 percent gay/lesbian, and…