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Confusion Blankets Obama

  Had George W. or Ronald Reagan made such a blunder the media would have immediately had a feeding frenzy, but not with the Anointed One.  Touring Westminster Abbey President Obama paused to sign the guest book of the Unknown Soldier: It is a great privilege to commemorate our common heritage, and common sacrifice. Barack…
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The Illusion Of The Brown Act

  My first glance at the news this morning was a story about alleged legal violations by the City Council of the City of Costa Mesa of California’s requirements that government be conducted out in the open.  This story highlighted an increasing battle over the intent and purpose of the California’s open meeting laws. Attempting…
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California Bans Mother’s Day As Sexist

  Declaring celebration of Mother’s Day sexist, the California Department of Health and Human Services has proposed regulations that would criminalize the celebration.  “There is simply no way around this one,” comment Marjorie Deguaratype, director of the social relations division of DHHS.  “We have been closing our eyes and looking the other way for a long…
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Politically Sick In Orange County

  I was politically correct long before that term was ever coined.  Since childhood I believed that everyone should be treated without prejudice regardless of their skin color, their place or birth or their culture – I believed that men and women should be treated equally – I believed that everyone should have the same…
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UC Regents Adopt Grade Redistribution Program

  Noting that the spread between the best and worst students reached historic highs in 2010, the Regents of the University of California have adopted a ground breaking grade redistribution program.  Under this program, those with an overabundance of credits or with GPAs above 3.5 will see up to 38% of their credits or GPA…
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Absurd Political Correctness – School Renames “Easter Eggs” “Spring Spheres”

  Taking yet another step towards absurdity, a politically correct Seattle school has decreed that henceforth “Easter Eggs” shall be called “Spring Spheres” – I swear I am not making this up. http://www.mynorthwest.com/?nid=11&sid=459668  Fearing that third graders’ rights would be violated by use of the word “Easter” teachers and school administrators have publicly denounced the Easter Bunny and…
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Wisconsin Democrats Throw Tantrum

  Having five teenage kids myself I know exactly what it looks like when a scolded child throws a tantrum when they don’t get away with trying to pull a fast one.  For the past three weeks, ELECTED Wisconsin Democrat Senators fled the state hiding out in hotels eating room service rather than allow the…
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Chasing the American Dream

  The concept of the American Dream is one that I have always thought to be universal and defined simply as the opportunity that everyone in this country shares regardless of their skin color, their country of origin, their gender, their educational background or their family connections – everyone – has the opportunity through hard…
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Are Racism and Sexism OK in Orange County?

  As I toil away as a blogger, the tone and fervor of posts and comments has led me to ask a pretty basic question – are racism and sexism OK?  I always thought that the answer was absolutely no and that the civil rights movement and the women’s movement had made huge strides to…
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The Hypocrisy of the Racist Left

Before your blood gets boiling to fast, the headline of this story does not imply that the left is made up of racists.  Instead, the point is that racism in America is alive and well across the entire political spectrum even though the left generally characterizes it as the sole property of the right. In…
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FDR’s New Deal Prolonged Depression

As we face increasing governmental size, spending and spending deficits that have brought the economy to a standstill over the past several years, let us not forget the merry gentleman that started the notion that the government could fix all evils – FDR.  Now that we have come full circle and the government has backed…
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Musings on the Nobel Civil Rights Movement

Despite my conservative views, I was raised in a house with two liberal parents who were actively involved in their local public employees’ union.  The Noble Civil Rights Movement (as it was always described in my house) was a frequent subject of conversation at our dinner table.  I watched my father yell in anger at…
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