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Posts published in November 2010

Red County Wingnuts attribute Wikileaks to Private Manning’s Homosexuality

Whatever your opinions on the Wikileaks release of thousands of documents, Rich Swier's (Editor of Red County) accusation that homosexuality is somehow linked to the release is absurd. "Once PVT Manning embraced the gay lifestyle he became deeply disturbed. His acceptance of the gay lifestyle and the friends he made both in and outside the military led him to what he is today - a traitor to his country."

President Obama: “Getting This Deficit Under Control is Going to Require Broad Sacrifice”

Today I’m proposing a two-year pay freeze for all civilian federal workers. This would save $2 billion over the rest of this fiscal year and $28 billion in cumulative savings over the next five years. And I want to be clear: This freeze does not apply to the men and women of our Armed Forces, who along with their families continue to bear enormous burdens with our nation at war.

Beth Krom Thanks Her Supporters

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0j8JY6IisXY&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] A post Thanksgiving party at Hidden Valley in Irvine was the scene of a thank you party for supporters of Beth Krom’s candidacy for…

Speaker John A. Pérez: It Absolutely Gets Better

Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) released a Youtube video as part of the It Gets Better series created in the wake of national headlines of LGBT kids committing suicide after anti-gay bullying and harassment by their peers. The series was created by columnist Dan Savage, and in it participants are asked to convey to LGBT kids that it gets better by sharing their stories of coming out, their experiences as LGBT youth and adults and the ultimate message that it gets better.