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Seeking the President’s Help

Seeking the President’s Help

Editor, (This letter was sent to President Obama.) May I please have permission to smoke medical marijuana in my home, which is permissible according to the laws of the great State of California? Last year at this time I was in the psychiatric ward of a hospital for the first time in my life.  Three […]

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Opening Follows Democrats’ Nominating Convention

Opening Follows Democrats’ Nominating Convention

The Laguna Beach Democratic Club’s members and volunteers kick off President Obama’s re-election campaign with an official opening of the local headquarters with a 7-10 p.m. entertainment Saturday, Sept. 8, at 1401 S. Coast Highway. Expect an appearance by Nick I, light refreshments, and camaraderie. The former Boom Boom Room bar now bedecked with political […]

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Waving the Flag in Tampa

Waving the Flag in Tampa

Frank Ricchiazzi, a Laguna Beach resident and member of California’s GOP delegation, was interviewed by CNN on Tuesday prior to the roll call vote at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. The interview with the founder of the Log Cabin Republicans, which support equality for gays and lesbians, focused on GOP policy issues important […]

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Deception by Omission

Deception by Omission

Editor: As you know, local resident and active community volunteer Gene Felder purchases a weekly advertisement space in your newspaper, in which he regularly communicates his (right-slanted) political views. In this past week’s paper, Mr. Felder published a two-sentence excerpt from a speech President Obama delivered recently.  By editing the full quote cleverly, Mr. Felder […]

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Democrats Fire Up for Obama

Democrats Fire Up for Obama

All are welcome at the Laguna Beach Democratic Club’s beach barbeque on Wednesday, June 13, a warm up for President Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign. At the picnic, learn the latest information on Democratic candidates and volunteer opportunities for the upcoming November election. Volunteers can sign up to work in the new headquarters, register voters, call […]

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In Rebuttal to Michael Ray's Column

In Rebuttal to Michael Ray’s Column

  Editor, I was appalled when I read Michael Ray’s column of Jan. 20. The Indy requests that letters to the editor be about local issues, yet you printed a column that quotes an unnamed “younger guy” spewing racial epithets as if they were representative of Orange County Republicans. It is obvious to me that Mr. […]

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First Gay Candidate Bids for the Presidency

First Gay Candidate Bids for the Presidency

Longtime GOP strategist and Laguna Beach gay activist Fred Karger officially entered the 2012 presidential contest this past Wednesday, the first openly gay candidate for the nation’s highest office in history, his spokeswoman announced. In filing paperwork with the Federal Election Commission, Karger, 61, also becomes the first candidate seeking the Republican Party’s nomination, a […]

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Koran’s Exempt from Desecration?

Koran’s Exempt from Desecration?

Editor:   The recent cowardly desecration of Bibles left scattered around town last week by Niko Theris and his fellow atheists was very revealing. During his many years as an activist atheist, Mr. Theris has conveniently taken the safe path by attacking Christianity and Judaism to make his grandiose statements against “religion” while neglecting to […]