Tag Archive for Libertarian

Our Election Hangover Blues

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Election day was tough on Democrats.  What made it especially tough was the lack of turnout.  If Democrats go to the polls, even in this Red County, we can be competitive and do well.  While all the ballots are not yet counted, turnout was down.  Way down. For those Republicans who won, hardly a mandate…

Irvine World News to Launch a Daily Edition

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A source within the Orange Country Register has confirmed that the Irvine World News, a weekly owned by Freedom Communications, will soon relaunch the Irvine World News as a five day daily that will likely mirror the recent launch of the “Current” in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa and not so much the launch of…

Is Being Gay a Choice? Daily Pilot Commetary Suggests It Is

The past couple of Sundays, the commentary and opinion section of the Daily Pilot has had more than one commentary on gay marriage.  First, it was Judge Jim Gray’s column that suggested the government shpould be out of the marriage business — which is Libertarian-speak for let Churches decide who can marry which limits the…

Allan Bartlett to Join Irvine Finance Commission

Libertarian and conservative media darling Allan Bartlett is getting an appointment to the Irvine City Finance Commission courtesy of council member-elect Christina Shea, according to sources inside Irvine City Hall.  Bartlett runs an investment practice in the city and always seems to show up when the OC press needs a conservative quote for a story.…

Scouts Honor?

There’s an argument to be made that the Boy Scouts of America is one of the most patriotic organizations in the country.  And while boy scouts receive a considerable education when it comes to patriotism and civics, as far as political campaigns go, using images of the Boy Scouts in political ads, campaign brochures and…

Moonlite Bunny Ranch Brothel Backs Ron Paul for President

Progressive radio host Thom Hartman defines Libertarians as “conservatives who want to smoke pot and patronize prostitutes” without being arrested.  And Republican/Liberatarian presidential candidate Ron Paul sports a new endorsement that fits this definition.  Crazy Uncle Ron, whom the joke goes puts the “Aryan” in Libertarian, has secured the endorsement of the working girls of…