Tag Archive for South County

Voices From Street Corners – Vol. 3

As I drove around town this week, I admit I became a bit self-centered. When one worries about their own predicament, one forgets about all that is going on around them and forgets. I then remembered Elie Weitzel’s admonition to us all to “….to give meaning to life and in doing so to overcome the passive, indifferent life.” As I noticed people who continue to hold up signs, I wonder what else could be done.

CA-44: What Ken Calvert Doesn’t Want You to Have

Remember when I told you about how our lovely South County (and Riverside) Congresscritter Ken Calvert (R-Hypocrisy) was trying to take credit for economic recovery projects that he voted against? Well, guess what? Now we can actually see for ourselves what Ken Calvert voted to deny his constituents! Let’s take a look at what Ken…

Republican Hypocrisy Inaction

How lovely. Even though Rep. Ken Calvert (R-Scandal) proudly voted “NAY!” on the economic recovery bill, he has no problem giving himself a “YEA!” for supposedly ensuring economic recovery in the 44th District. “It’s no surprise that House Republicans are betting on failure, while President Obama and Democrats are investing in success. But for House…

Why I Hope

“Marriage isn’t a special right. Marriage is a civil right.” – Robin Tyler, one of the plaintiffs in the Prop H8 lawsuit currently before the California Supreme Court Yesterday, something amazing occurred. On a beautiful and sunny Sunday in Southern California, people came to speak up, speak out, come out, and make a difference. And…

Bigotry We Won’t Believe In

If you haven’t seen it yet, check out this doozy of a Rec List diary at Daily Kos. Apparently, there’s plenty that Rick Warren hasn’t been honest about. His AIDS programs in Africa have forsaken the effective measures taken to actually reduce transmissions of the virus, and instead have resulted in more infections. His support…

REMINDER: Saddleback Church Protest This Sunday!

Hey, everyone. I just wanted to remind you that our protest at Saddleback Church is this Sunday. We’ll start at 10:00 AM, and everyone will be going directly to the church. Fortunately, President-Elect Obama has been somewhat responsive to the outcry over Rick Warren giving the opening prayer at his inauguration. Unfortunately, Warren will still…