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Correa to Offer Bill Reversing Dishonorable Discharge of Gay Veterans if Elected to Congress

California State Senator Lou Correa (right) receiving Charles Dick Medal of Merit award from General William H. Wade, Adjutant General of the California National Guard (left)

Hot off the press from former State Senator Lou Correa, a candidate for Congress in CD-46.  Correa tells TheLiberalOC that this bill would be among the first he offers should he be fortunate enough to be elected to Congress.  With this move, Correa has outflanked his remaining progressive opponents with a pro-LGBTQ/pro-Veteran position just as…

Supervisor Shawn Nelson Promoting Cigars To Kill Heroes

Nelson blows out a puff of heavy smoke. “We can send them cigars. They get to enjoy one of the luxuries of life.” “This is something special. You get a cigar, it’s handmade, they know it’s something special to them,” Nelson said. “It takes 45 minutes to an hour to smoke and it’s something to help them relax.”

Court rejects challenge to ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’

From MSNBC.com WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down a challenge to the Defense Department policy forbidding gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military, granting a request by the Obama administration. The court said Monday that it will not hear an appeal from former Army Capt. James Pietrangelo II, who was…