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Pre-marital sex is forgivable. Deceit is not.
INSIGHTS - Sarah Palinís 17-year old daughter is five months pregnant, it was revealed yesterday by the NY Times. This is a personal family matter unless: (1) mother Sarah failed to instruct here daughter in sex education, use of condoms and taught abstinence only (2) Sarah Palin failed to disclose the matter to her party during the vetting proces (3) McCain was aware and failed to reveal it to his party. By Joe Howard Crews Read More


Event Reminders:

Last chance to slam brakes on toll road!
Saturday, 09/06/2008
Run, don't walk to the Del Mar Fairgrounds on September 22 (time TBA) to voice your opposition to the 241 toll road! Write the Commerce Secretary in advance to be scheduled to appear at the hearing! Ten thousand people wanted to appear at UC Irvine to voice their dissent during the public comment period to the US Secretary of Commerce. The hearing was canceled because UC Irvine could not accommodate the large crowd, but also the Commerce Secretary said no further hearings would be scheduled at the time. Now suddenly there has been a change of heart.

Poets to support Gay Marriage in North County
Sunday, 09/07/2008
No on Prop 8 fundraising event on Sunday, September 7, 2pm in the banquet room of the Flying Bridge restaurant in Oceanside, with food, drink, live music, and featuring Eloise Klein Healy, one of Americaís foremost lesbian poets and educators, followed by an open-mic. Mark your calendar, make plans, invite somebody. Social hour-2 pm, poetry reading 3pm.

Last chance to slam brakes on toll road!
Saturday, 09/13/2008
Run, don't walk to the Del Mar Fairgrounds on September 22 (time TBA) to voice your opposition to the toll road! Write the Commerce Secretary in advance to be scheduled to appear at the hearing! Ten thousand people wanted to appear at UC Irvine to voice their dissent during the public comment period to the US Secretary of Commerce. The hearing was canceled because UC Irvine could not accommodate the large crowd, but also the Commerce Secretary said no further hearings would be scheduled at the time. Now suddenly there has been a change of heart.