More than 150 evangelical leaders, including one of our very own right here in Orange County, have signed on to a statement calling for what they say is a righteous solution to immigration reform.
The "Evangelical Statement of Principles for Immigration Reform" calls for a bipartisan policy that " ... More >>
Reporter Conor Friedersdorf got quite a bit of media play last month for his roundup of the best journalism stories he heard, watched or read in 2009. Really interesting list, but what none of write-ups mentioned is that Friedersdorf is an OC native, raised in Newport Beach (if I remember correct ... More >>
Report cards aren't the only thing they gave out at a Maryland county's high schools recently. The Washington Post reports that Montgomery County high
schools distributed fliers from Parents & Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays Seeking Tolerance for All (PFOX).The fliers included the following mes ... More >>
Gustavo's pal Howard F. Ahmanson Jr. just missed the top spot on the Dishonor Roll published online by Californians Against Hate. The Knights of Columbus of New Haven, Conn., gave $1.425 million to the campaign for the same-sex-marriage-barring Prop. 8, while Howie only ponied up $1.395 million.Hey, ... More >>
It's time for everyone to stop, take a breath and think about the people who will really be screwed should Prop. 8 pass. These are, of course, the wedding officiators who perform same-sex marriages and have now gone public with their "fervent opposition" to the California voter initiative that would ... More >>
The most influential Orange County man you've never heard of is undoubtedly Howard F. Ahmanson, Jr., heir to the Home Savings (remember that bank?) fortune. He rarely makes public appearances due to suffering from Tourette's Syndrome, but that hasn't stopped him from giving millions of dollars away ... More >>
Today is the National Day of Prayer, a chance for America's most-oppressed people—Christians—to ignore the Nazarene's advice and insist the world see them pray. Heading the affair is Shirley Dobson, wife of Focus on the Family overlord James Dobson. To plug the event, Shirley appeared on the Hou ... More >>
Spin, of course! And that's exactly what Hugh Hewitt is doing. Despite his book boy Mitt Romney getting slammed tonight from the moderate wing by John McCain and by the right via the suddenly resurgent Mike Huckabee, Baby Hewie continues to insist there's hope for Mitt.
All he can muster is that R ... More >>
More ex-gay Irvine action: Over the weekend, the devil snuck into Irvine and the mainstream media said nary a word. On Saturday, Focus on the Family's homosexuality-quashing Love Won Out conference came to Mariners Church (the event was interestingly categorized under "MarinerScare" on the church w ... More >>
Writing at Counterpunch.org, the online version of Alexander Cockburn's political newsletter, Robert Boston compiles a list of the Top 10 Power Brokers of the Religious Right. Boston used "publicly available financial data and political prominence" to rank his collection of polyester Savonarolas (S ... More >>