Tag Archive for Ronald Reagan

What Would Reagan Do?

In his eloquent “Letter From a Birmingham Jail” written in response to white ministers who criticized nonviolent activist tactics, Martin Luther King, Jr., wrote powerfully, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” It greatly bothered King that white Christians could stand by idly while oppression of fellow human beings continued unabated, “Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.”

My, How Times Have Changed

This post is heavily lifted from here. There’s a site called The Smirking Chimp recommended by digby (who is, IMHO, totally cool). Check them both from time to time.  The Smirking Chimp has a post about the economic effects of the Reagan Revolution. Following is the gist of their post. It’s handy to have all this information…

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…

Allies of Jerry Amante use Liberal OC’s Report of Steven Choi’s Carpetbagging to Call for a Criminal Complaint for Election Fraud

A Liberal OC post about Irvine Council member Steven Choi’s residency in AD-70 is repeatedly referenced in a request for an investigation into charges of election/voter fraud filed by Tustin council member Jerry Amante’s pal Doug Davert. You can read about the entire complaint by going to Internet Truth Squad’s website and despite it’s claim they’ve been outing corruption since 2004, the Choi complaint is the only item you can read about

Has Chuck DeVore Already Thrown in the Towel?

While the LA Times pondered the political future of US Senate candidate Chuck DeVore and why, in spite of the support of the Teabagger movement, he’s not raising more money or being more competitive.  You can read about it here, but my favorite part of the article is a confession of sorts from Chuck: “Ballot titles…

Editing Textbooks with a Conservative Bias

In case you missed this story over the weekend, the Texas Legislature has approved sweeping new changes to the content of textbooks used by schoolchildren there. And since Texas is the second largest market for textbooks in the nation and California likely won’t be ordering new editions of textbooks until 2014, these edits — which…