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No Big Tent for Log Cabin Republicans

I will say it again; I read the Flash Report so you don’t have to.  And what I read there over the past week or so troubles me.  There are a series of articles and posts about Republican candidates for office rejecting the endorsement of Log Cabin Republicans, a pro-Gay Rights GOP group seeking to…

Chuck DeVore and Tom Harman Support Higher Taxes*

*If you are a part of a gay/lesbian couple…. And Heather Pritchard inspired this post ;)  Today is Tax Day, and if you just happen to be part of a Gay/Lesbian couple, you’re paying more taxes than your straight/married counterparts.  Why?  Gays and Lesbians cannot take advantage of the marriage deduction and routinely pay more in taxes…

Support Your LGBT Friends Running for DNC Delegate!

Consider this a friendly reminder from Eleanor Roosevelt Stonewall Democrats of OC that the DNC Delegate Selection Caucuses are this Sunday at 2:00 PM. If you need more information about the delegate selection caucuses, you can always to go to www.cadem.org to find what you’re looking for. Right now, I’d like to make a shout…

A Special Message from the DNC on What’s Happening in CA

Wow! I just got this important message from someone special at the Democratic National Committee about something happening right now in California. While we’re focusing a lot of our attention on the Presidential race and on high-profile Congressional races all over the nation, we’re forgetting about something potentially dangerous happening in our own backyard. Dear…

Faux Outrage, The Constitution, Privacy and The Blogosphere

Chris Prevatt’s post regarding Mike Tardif’s homophobic remarks has garnered quite a bit of attention here on the Liberal OC and amongst others within the blogosphere.  That post has received over 90+ comments since it was first posted on Friday and it even spawned another post from Chris earlier today and that has caught fire as well. …

In case you’re wondering why I called out local homophobia

Last Friday I posted about homophobic rhetoric posted on TheLiberalOC.com coming from a business based in Santa Ana Tardif Sheet Metal, owned by Michael Tardif. Turns out the comments actually came from him.  There has been some criticism about my decision to disclose that information. In case anyone has any question why I found it…