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LA Times: Brown, Boxer Lead in Polls

AG Jerry Brown and Senator Barbara Boxer are beginning to pull away from tight election races according to this story in the Los Angeles Times. The survey cites negative reaction to both Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina by likely voters. From the story: “Democrat Jerry Brown has moved into a narrow lead over Republican Meg…

LA Times: Restore Gay Marriage Until Appeals Court Rules

With both the Governor and AG already speaking out in favor of restoring Gay Marriages in the Golden State, the LA Times is also calling for a resumption of same-sex nuptuals.  From the editorial: “Once Walker handed down his ruling, gay and lesbian weddings became constitutionally protected, at least until a higher court decides otherwise.…

Mainstreaming Wingnuttery: Glenn Beck’s new novel

Glenn Beck’s new novel, the one where he had three ghostwriters produce “his” story, is out and “The Overton Window: a Thriller” gets panned by the LA Times.  Bill O’Reilly’s “Those Who Trepass” was made fun of regularly, especially with liberal radio airing excerpts of the author reading the audio book version steamy (if you…

LA Times: Public Employee Unions are not the problem

George Skelton’s column in today’s Los Angele Times shatters some of the myths about the impact of public employees’ unions in California on the annual budget crisis.  Skelton writes: “In truth, California’s budget nightmare stems from a devil’s brew of sins: lack of discipline on both spending and tax-cutting in the past; an outdated and…

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…

AB-32 is not the Jobs Killer opponents say it is

We had the experience of personally meeting Jon Fleischman yesterday at a fundraiser for the USA Men’s and Women’s Olympic Volleyball teams at Morton’s Steak House in Anaheim.  And while this experience did little to change my perception of Mr. Fleischman, it did call to mind a post he placed on the FlashReport about what a…