Tag Archive for Hate

Choi’s Remarks at Meeting Condemed

Interfaith, Civic Leaders Condemn Irvine Councilman Choi’s Remarks at Meeting  Affirm Solidarity with Southern California Muslims  (IRVINE, CA, 10/15/08) – At Tuesday’s Irvine City Council meeting, local interfaith and community leaders condemned Council member Stephen Choi’s offensive remarks aimed at candidate Todd Gallinger. The leaders also expressed strong support for members of the Muslim community and the Council on…

Bricks Through the Window…

Is this for real? Seriously?! I guess so. The Democratic Party office in Denver was attacked last night. Someone threw bricks through the glass door and the window. Fortunately no one was in the office when the attack occurred, so no one was injured. Still, this makes me scratch my head. It feels so bizarrely…

Is Someone Nervous?

(h/t to Pam’s House Blend) The Family Research Council, above the signature of their president, Tony Perkins, sent the following letter today. It’s too good not to share with you. My question is, are they nervous; is this their typical MO; or are they totally panicked because their Initiative, Proposition 8, appears to be headed…

Marriage Equality in CA – The first four days

As far as I can tell, and since I am able to write this post I am pretty sure I am correct, the world has not come to an end because same gender marriages are now legally recognized in the State of California. I am also pretty sure that the institution of marriage has not…

The Willie Horton-ing of Barack Obama

Floyd Brown is the creator of the infamous Willie Horton ad than sunk the candidacy of Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis in 1988.  The ad portrayed Dukakis as soft on crime even though crime rates plunged in the late 80s as part of the Duke’s Massachusetts Miracle. Floyd Brown is at it again.  This time against…

Todd Gallinger responds to Irvine Tattler over Smear Attempt

The Irvine Tattler, a pro-Shea/Choi website that doesn’t allow readers to comment directly to correct obvious mistakes or disagree with a story, ran a private email from local lawyer Todd Gallinger, the treasurer for the “Yes on Measure H” organization in Irvine.  Gallinger wrote to Tattler editor Stephen Smith in a attempt to correct the record…