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Let Kerry Be Kerry

RJ Eskow writing at The Huffington Post reports that John Kerry called him to explain his postion on Iraq in response to a previous post. The post is long so I’ll refer readers to the original post for the specifics. There is still misinformation present (especially in the comments) but at least there is an […]

The West Wing Election and A Lession For Real Candidates

Ever since November 2000 many of us have thought something was wrong–sort of like a being on an alternative time line on Star Trek–in which the wrong man was made President leading to disasterous results until Kirk or Picard corrected the time line restoring the rightful President. Despite winning the popular vote, and the electoral […]

Presidents Logan and Bush–One Fictional, one Real; Both Implicated in Crimes

On 24, President Logan has been implicated in the assasination of former President Palmer, the terrorist attacks in Los Angles, and a scheme to get the nation involved in an unnecessary war. Television might be reflecting reality here as two different investigations point to real crimes from the Bush White House. The New York Times […]

John Kerry Talks to High School Students on Immigration Reform in South L.A.

It was a full morning today for John Kerry in Los Angeles, talking about the current immigration reform debate that has spurred rallies across the country for the past couple of weeks with more happening today in many major cities. After the event talking with healthcare workers and advocates at Clinica Romero, Kerry visited South […]

John Kerry Talks to Immigrant Healthcare Advocates in L.A.

As Ron reported earlier, John Kerry was in Los Angeles today touring parts of downtown Los Angeles with Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-31), to discuss immigration reform. Kerry was here at Rep. Becerra’s invitation in order to better understand the implications of the various immigration proposals that are currently being debated in Congress. On Friday, the […]

John Kerry to Attend Fundraiser for Francine Busby

John Kerry will be attending a fundraiser for Francine Busby today. Busby is running for Randy “Duke” Cunningham’s seat in California’s 50th Congressional District.

Kerry Discusses Immigrant Worker Issues

While we wait for Pamela to return with a first hand story and pictures, for the moment we’ll have to settle for media reports: Maria Elena Durazo Joins Senator Kerry and Congressman Becerra to discuss immigrant worker issues California Political Desk April 10, 2006 (Los Angeles) – Maria Elena Durazo, Interim Executive Secretary-Treasurer for the […]

Conservatives Fighting For The Right To Be Intolerant

Republicans argue against frivilous suits, except when it is conservatives who are filing them. The Los Angeles Times reports how “Ruth Malhotra went to court last month for the right to be intolerant.” The problem: Malhotra says her Christian faith compels her to speak out against homosexuality. But the Georgia Institute of Technology, where she’s […]