Two Peas Same Liberal Pod – Tom Campbell Barbara Boxer Proposition 8 California

Who needs more of the same?  No thanks!

Tom Campbell and Barbara Boxer are just reruns of each other.  It’s time to call them on it.

According to the Associated Press,
Campbell campaign spokesman James Fisfis said Campbell has made no secret that he opposed Proposition 8.

Campbell believes that people should be allowed to marry whether they’re gay or straight, he said.

He said single-issue voters opposed to gay marriages are likely to support one of Campbell’s Republican opponents, former Hewlett Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina or state Assemblyman Chuck DeVore. Both believe marriage should be between a man and a woman, their campaigns said Monday.

Marriage is such a defining issue in the nation right now.  Families are under fire, this marriage issue can’t be ignored.  It matters to the people who matter most to us, our families– and especially our children.

—Beetle Blogger

See this from NOM:

National Organization For Marriage Launches Hard-Hitting California TV Ad Campaign Against Sen. Barbara Boxer & Tom Campbell:
“Two Peas, Same Liberal Pod”

(WASHINGTON, DC) — Today the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) launched a new TV ad campaign in California entitled, “Two peas, same liberal pod,” highlighting Republican Senate candidate Tom Campbell’s support for same-sex marriage, in addition to his support for income tax and gas tax increases — the same positions shared by Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA).

NOM Executive Director Brian Brown explained: “GOP voters believe in tax cuts, national defense, and the family. They oppose same-sex marriage by a 4-1 margin. They deserve to know that Tom Campbell is a pro-gay marriage, pro-choice, pro-tax Republican — not much different from Barbara Boxer on many key issues.”

The ad began airing today on TV stations across the state and shows video clips from Tom Campbell and Barbara Boxer, ending with these words: “Two peas, same liberal pod. It’s time for conservative leadership.”

Iowa Next?

The good folks of Iowa had their marriage law turned upside down by a handful of activist judges in 2009.  That one sided and ill constructed decision has the power to single handedly change the  landscape in Iowa as Iowans seek to restore the status of the family in their state.   Amending the Iowan Constitution is the single best legal and legislative option for a reversal and the sooner the better.

Iowa activists want gay marriage on agenda

“Hurley said members of his group will attend (Governor) Culver’s annual Condition of the State speech on Jan. 12 to mark a “two days for marriage” initiative pushing to overturn the court’s decision.

Culver has said he favors marriage as being between one woman and one man but that he won’t support a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage. Democrats control both legislative chambers and argue that the state’s budget crunch has forced them to shorten the upcoming session, leaving no time for a debate over marriage.

Amending the Iowa Constitution is a long process requiring approval in two consecutive general assemblies and a statewide vote. If lawmakers this year don’t act on the issue, the soonest it could be on the ballot would be the general election of 2014.”


Governor Culver and a few leaders in the democrat controlled State House and Senate have started lining up against marriage and families, but with current political events, perhaps they need to rethink their position.

If marriage can win handily in liberal bastions like California, Maine, New York and New Jersey… what does Iowa have to fear?  The governor there could put up a formidable veto, but at what political cost to him and his party?

Gay activists have not been able to make a convincing case to the people.  Relying heavily on intimidation and force, their faulty rhetoric fails every time when brought honestly to the arena of ideas.  The heat is on nationally, and every eye seems to be turned to the next state in the lineup against marriage.  If politicians think this isn’t going to have an effect on their careers they are not paying attention.

In the past pro-family candidates may have been able to rely on the public’s good natured amnesia and willingness to turn the other cheek when they strayed from pro-family support, but no more.  The field has changed and the stakes are high.  The consequences are becoming more evident for those who support family in name only.  It is no secret that every time the choice has come to the people, families have prevailed.

Marriage is worth the fight.  Bring the issue to the people.

—Beetle Blogger

What is Marriage? Rift in Gay Marriage Effort Widens

See this from
Dear Friends,

I have previously shared reports of a rift within the same-sex marriage movement about whether to press ahead to attempt to invalidate Prop 8 by initiative in 2010, or to push off the effort to 2012 or later. This week, the chasm between the two camps reached a noteworthy summit: one of California’s largest LGBT grassroots groups (they claim 700,000 supporters), the Courage Campaign, announced the withdrawal of its support for a 2010 fight.

After the Courage Campaign spent a reported $200,000 on voter research, its founder, Rick Jacobs, told the San Francisco Chronicle, “We do not see a path to victory.”

This is significant news because last May the Courage Campaign was one of the first same-sex marriage advocacy groups to sponsor the 2010 initiative effort. It seems that the decisive victories for traditional marriage in California and Maine, the election of pro-marriage governors in New Jersey and Virginia and a pro-marriage Democrat Congressional candidate in New York have homosexual marriage advocates heading back to the drawing board.
In a press release issued this week, Courage Campaign’s Jacobs said:

“We are taking the lessons learned from last year’s Prop. 8 campaign, the campaigns in Maine and other states to understand the fundamental work that must be done before moving forward in California. We also must come together as a community to create a broad coalition and governance structure, put in place a strong manager and secure the resources to win. Right now, the pieces are not all in place to do so confidently.”

That leaves a coalition of small gay rights groups, with Love Honor Cherish as its leading proponent, behind the effort to repeal Prop 8 in 2010. California’s largest LGBT organization, Equality California, will continue to focus efforts on the re-launch of Let California Ring, its multi-year, multimillion dollar educational campaign which also aims to abolish Prop 8, but not until 2012.

While our opponent’s path to an electoral victory has been significantly – if not fatally – damaged by this week’s news, we continue our strategic work on the legal front. The federal lawsuit challenging the validity of Prop 8 is scheduled to go to trial in early January. And yesterday in Pasadena, a 3-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeal heard our objections to recent orders to disclose internal campaign documents to opposing counsel.

We are literally working day and night to protect traditional marriage, and we appreciate your support to help us continue this critical fight.

Thank you for standing with us to protect the institution of marriage for this and future generations.


Ron Prentice
Executive Director

You can donate to the Prop 8 defense fund at:

Gut and Amend: SB 54—Unconstitutional End-run on Proposition 8


Gut and Amend–The Legislature’s Latest Con to Thwart the Constitution and the Twice Stated Will of the The People

SB 54 started out as a health care coverage bill, introduced by Senator Mark Leno and sponsored by Equality California.  It passed through the necessary bill process and then was summarily gutted top to bottom.  Why?  What did they replace the contents of the already vetted bill with?

This bill, still called SB 54, is no longer a health care bill by design.  In line with Equality California’s gay agenda for California, it now says that a same-sex marriages from out of state, MUST be recognized in California!

This outrage circumvents both Proposition 8 and the California Supreme Court decision upholding the people’s right to amend the California constitution.

“SB 54 requires the state of California to validate and recognize same-sex marriages performed outside the state of California prior to November 5, 2008.  The bill specifically violates Article I, Section 7.5 of the California Constitution which states “Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California.”—California Family Council

The People spoke by the millions during the Proposition 8 election last year and by millions before during Proposition 22.  Twice by vote and now by Constitutional amendment, the Constitution of California recognizes marriage as between one man and one woman.

The gutting and amending of SB 54 allowed this controversial bill to pass to a full floor vote after going through only one committee hearing.  It’s wrong for such a controversial bill to not go through the whole legislative process with maximum public input.

Each year as the Legislature approaches its year-end adjournment, legislators attempt to push through controversial or contentious legislation.  Fight the gay agenda being pushed in California.  Stand up for our Constitution and the proper process that gives full vetting to proposed legislation.  This bill cannot go through!

Cutting out public discourse on legislation? Is this how democracy works in a government with too much power?  Our government needs to work for the people.  Not against them.

Gov. Schwarzenegger has until October 11 to either sign or veto this bill.  Call the Governor to Veto!

—Beetle Blogger


Action Alert— Encourage Vetoes of SB 54 and SB 572

Gov. Schwarzenegger has until October 11 to either sign or veto the following bills.  Please continue to contact his office and encourage him to veto SB 54 and SB 572:

SB 54-End-run on Proposition 8
The bill states that all marriages performed prior to Proposition 8’s passage last November must be recognized by the state government. If they are performed after Proposition 8’s passage, the marriages will have all the legal rights and benefits of marriage, just not the legal term “marriage.” SB 54 was recently “gutted and amended,” going through only one committee hearing. It’s wrong for such a controversial bill to not go through the whole legislative process with maximum public input.

Read SB 54
Senate Votes for SB 54
Assembly Votes for SB 54

SB 572-Harvey Milk Day
Senator Mark Leno’s bill will declare every May 22 Harvey Milk Day in California. Milk was a San Francisco county supervisor and homosexual activists. According to SB 572, school children will learn about and honor Milk at school every May 22.

SB 572 is designed to insert sexual politics into all California classrooms. The bill language actually states that on Harvey Milk Day, schools are “encouraged” to conduct “exercises remembering the life of Harvey Milk and recognizing his accomplishments as well as the contributions he made to this state.” Such vague language means there are no clear guidelines for what students will do to “commemorate” the life of Harvey Milk and his controversial political activities advancing homosexuality.

Read SB 572
Senate Votes for SB 572
Assembly Votes for SB 572

Contact Governor Schwarzenegger and encourage him to VETO SB 54 and SB 572

Sacramento Office (916) 445-2841
Fresno Office (559) 477-1804
Los Angeles Office (213) 897-0322
Riverside Office  (951) 680-6860
San Diego Office (619) 525-4641
San Francisco Office (415) 703-2218

Harvey Milk Day Passes in California! Call the Governor to Veto!

Gay Marriage Marches

Urgent!- Harvey Milk Day Bill Passes Assembly

SB 572-Harvey Milk Day

Today SB 572 passed the Assembly and now goes to the State Senate for a quick concurrence vote, then to Governor Schwarzenegger for his signature or veto. He vetoed Harvey Milk Day last year, but it’s unknown what he’ll do this year.

SB 572 will declare every May 22 Harvey Milk Day in California. Milk was a San Francisco county supervisor and homosexual activists. According to SB 572, school children will learn about and honor Milk at school every May 22. There is hope that Governor Schwarzenegger could veto this bill again this year.

It is crucial that you contact Governor Schwarzenegger and urge him to veto SB 572!

Governor Schwarzenegger (916) 445-2841

Read SB 572

Harvey Milk Day Stalls in California

‘Harvey Milk Gay Day’ stalls temporarily

Good news! Under the intense pressure of phone calls and emails to key Democrat legislators in Sacramento — and with the help of everyone who’s using‘s lobbying and fax campaign —  SB 572, “Harvey Milk Gay Day” for public-school students, has temporarily stalled in the California State Assembly.

Shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday, the floor jockey for SB 572, homosexual activist and Democrat Assemblymember Tom Ammiano of San Francisco, stood up and announced he had “simple” amendments to the bill. Unfortunately, no one seemed to read the amendments, which were approved with a  voice vote that was too quick.

Amending the bill means “Harvey Milk Gay Day” can’t come back for a vote on the Assembly floor until Monday. It also means the bill is in trouble. And it may also mean amendments have been made to “provide cover” for nervous Democrat legislators from pro-family districts. If so, the bill could pass more easily…unless pro-family citizens rise up with greater resistance today, Friday, this weekend, and Monday morning.

This potential bad news should motivate you to make more phone calls, send more faxes and emails, and tweet the Governor, all urging a defeat of SB 572, “Harvey Milk Gay Day.”

Early Thursday morning, delivered powerful evidence that Harvey Milk was and is a very bad role model for children. We gave copies of actual pages from the authoritative and positive biography of Milk, “The Mayor Castro Street” by Randy Shilts, to Democrat and Republican assemblymembers. It seems to have had a good impact, as did the flood of “No on SB 572” faxes that concerned citizens have been sending.

Thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone who called, faxed and emailed against SB 572 this week, yesterday and today. You are definitely making a difference against this blatant sexual indoctrination bill.

Keep calling, faxing, and emailing the State Assembly and Governor Schwarzenegger.

See how the homosexual activists are busy.  So please, for the love of God and to protect six million children in California public schools from EVEN MORE sexual indoctrination, get busy and spread the word to others. TAKE ACTION NOW.

Please also consider donating to to help us rent email and phone call lists to get the word out to many more people and stir them to action. We are fighting hard in the California Legislature and are vigorously pursuing the governor’s veto.


‘Harvey Milk Gay Day’ stalls in State Assembly in the face of truth
A flood of faxes exposes Milk as a sexual predator and public liar

Sacramento, California —, a leading statewide pro-family organization that is fighting for children’s innocence and against “Harvey Milk Gay Day” in public schools, is encouraged that SB 572 could not pass the California State Assembly today. The bill was instead amended and cannot come up for a floor vote until Monday.

“Harvey Milk was a notorious sexual predator, advocated multiple sexual relationships at the same time, was a public liar, and is in no way a good role model for children,” said Randy Thomasson, president of has created a web page empowering concerned Californians to call, fax and send emails to Governor Schwarzenegger and state legislators, urging them to reject SB 572, “Harvey Milk Gay Day.” Each assemblymember has received a flood of faxes opposing SB 572 from Californians.

This morning, prior to the Assembly floor session, delivered to assemblymembers copies of pages from the authoritative biography on Milk, “The Mayor of Castro Street” by Randy Shilts, which details Milk’s horrible example for children.

“‘Harvey Milk Gay Day’ would teach schoolkids all about the life and very controversial values of Harvey Milk,” said Thomasson. “Based on the historical record of Milk’s sordid life, this could include teaching elementary and secondary schoolchildren that adult-child homosexual ‘sex’ is OK, having multiple sexual relationships at the same time is OK, and telling a very public lie is good if it ‘gets you ahead.’ This instruction, whether taught directly or indirectly, is not what parents want or children need.”


Randy Shilts, a homosexual San Francisco Chronicle reporter, wrote a favorable and sordid biography of Milk in “The Mayor of Castro Street.” The 1982 book detailed Milk’s sexual relationships with a 16-year-old, a 19-year-old and other young men:

  • “…sixteen-year-old McKinley was looking for some kind of father figure…At 33, Milk was launching a new life, though he could hardly have imagined the unlikely direction toward which his new lover would pull him.” (pages 30-31)
  • “It would be to boyish-looking men in their late teens and early 20’s that Milk would be attracted for the rest of his life.” (page 24)
  • “Harvey always had a penchant for young waifs with substance abuse problems.” (page 180)
  • “Harvey confided one night that at twenty-four, Doug was the oldest man Harvey had ever started an affair with.” (page 237)


Explaining Milk’s many flings and affairs with teenagers and young men, Randy Shilts writes how Milk told one “lover” why it was OK for him to also have multiple relationships simultaneously:

“As homosexuals, we can’t depend on the heterosexual model…We grow up with the heterosexual model, but we don’t have to follow it. We should be developing our own life-style. There’s no reason why you can’t love more than one person at a time. You don’t have to love them all the same. You love some less, love some more — and always be honest with everybody about where you’re at. They in turn can do the same thing and it can open up a bigger sphere.” (pages 237-238)


“He had not suffered this disgrace, he told a later campaign manager, but he knew the story would make good copy. If anyone said something to Harvey about his fondness for such stunts, he would gesture wildly as launched into a lecture. ‘Symbols, symbols, symbols,’ he insisted. Sure, he had not been kicked out of the military…The point of the story was to let people know that service people routinely do get kicked out. Besides, he once confided, ‘Maybe people will read it, feel sorry for me, and then vote for me.'” (Randy Shilts, The Mayor of Castro Street, p. 78-79)

The text of SB 572 states that “On Harvey Milk Day, exercises remembering the life of Harvey Milk, recognizing his accomplishments, and familiarizing pupils with the contributions he made to this state” shall be conducted; specifically, “all public schools and educational institutions are encouraged to observe…and…conduct suitable commemorative exercises.”

“This bill is not about ‘gay rights’ or ‘stopping harassment,'” said Thomasson. “Instead, SB 572 is outright promotion of everything Harvey Milk believed in — the entire gay, lesbian, bisexual, transsexual agenda pushed upon schoolchildren as young as kindergarten, without parental permission.”

Additional documentation:

Harvey Milk Day—On the Governor’s Desk


The sooner we see the end of this bill the better.  Harvey Milk was no Martin Luther King.  He was no role model.  His face on the front of the gay activist movement is not reason enough to take a day out of our children’s education to celebrate.

What homosexual indoctrination would come to your school under the guise of “Harvey Milk Day”?  I’d rather not find out.

—Beetle Blogger

News from our friends at “

The good news is “Harvey Milk Gay Day” for public schools might be vetoed.

The bad news is SB 572 also could be signed — unless you pick up the phone today and ask your friends to do the same.

You see, while Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed the same bill last year, it was because of a large outpouring of public opposition.

That opposition remains strong among the “silent majority.” A recent poll found only 1 out of 5 Californians want a statewide “day of significance” honoring Harvey Milk.

But homosexual-agenda advocates are turning up the heat. Sean Penn, who starred in the movie “Milk” about the late San Francisco homosexual activist, has talked to Schwarzengger to ask him to sign SB 572. So has Milk’s homosexual activist nephew.

Of course, homosexual-bisexual-transsexual activist groups are working hard to pass “Harvey Milk Gay Day” into law. They’re generating calls and emails to Schwarzenegger urging him to sign this horrible bill. You had better be doing the same, only to demand a VETO instead, especially right now, since SB 572 has just passed another committee.

As you can see, this is a dynamic situation that could go either way. But one thing’s for sure. If Arnold Schwarzenegger receives more calls, emails and faxes supporting “Harvey Milk Gay Day,” he will be tempted to sign it. Don’t let this happen!


  • Call Schwarzeneggers’ State Capitol office at 916-445-2841 right now. Listen to the recorded message and push the buttons to get to a live constituent services representative.
  • Kindly but firmly tell him or her, “I’m calling to urge the Governor to veto SB 572, “Harvey Milk Gay Day,” like he did last year.
  • Parents don’t want this, and children don’t need this. Schools should teach children academics, not the ‘lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender’ values of Harvey Milk.”

    California Courts Feeding Farmers to the Fish!

    Families or Fish? Farmers Fight Man-Made Drought!

    Tiny minnows called Smelt that live in the river delta have been found caught in California’s water pumps.  Environmentalists sued.  The court’s solution?  Turn the pumps off!  At the cost of 80,000 jobs in the state, and local unemployment of close to 40% this man-made, court-imposed drought is an outrage. No wonder there are signs up and down the state decrying the congress created dust bowl! Watch the video, the footage is incredible.

    —Beetle Blogger

    Thanks to commenter George T. for posting this article….I’m reposting here.

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Natural Resources Committee held a full committee hearing today on the “The California Drought: Actions by Federal and State agencies to address impacts on lands, fisheries and water users.” Witnesses, including several members of California’s Congressional delegation, testified that this is a man-made drought, resulting from Endangered Species Act regulations that have diverted much-needed water from California families on the farm to three-inch Delta Smelt fish in the bay. The man-made actions have been devastating to California’s San Joaquin Valley where it is estimated that this year alone up to 35,000 jobs will be lost and 300,000 acres of farm land won’t be used because water has been diverted.

    Ranking Member Doc Hastings (WA-04) explained, “Communities dependent on irrigated agriculture are now approaching 40% unemployment as they watched over 83 billion gallons of water – which was water normally dedicated to the fields — go out to the ocean in the last month alone. It’s important to protect lands and endangered fish, but our government’s environmental policies shouldn’t make our communities endangered in the process.”

    Republicans have offered numerous solutions to provide necessary relief to families, farmers and businesses in California’s San Joaquin Valley who are struggling to survive in the midst of a man-made drought. Solutions include passing legislation (specifically H.R. 996 and H.R. 856) to suspend the Endangered Species Act and the National Environmental Policy Act during times of drought emergency to ensure that the Delta pumps operate at historic capacity, encouraging the Administration to take steps to allow for water transfers and temporary barriers to keep smelt away from the pumps, and offering new water storage as a longer-term proposal to help the State in alternating times of drought and floods.

    Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-21) warned, “This Congress has stood silent for nearly two years as San Joaquin Valley residents have been starved of water. Democrat leaders need to stop hiding behind the courts and bowing down to special interests. If they do not act within the next 30 days, it’s over. We will witness the collapse of modern civilization in the San Joaquin Valley.

    Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-44) testified that there is no proof that diverting water to the ocean will actually benefit the Delta Smelt fish. “If this Committee is going to continue to give federal agencies the authority to take actions that kill jobs and harm our economy for the benefits of species, then the American people deserve clear and undeniable evidence that those actions are in fact benefiting the species.”

    Congressman George Radanovich (CA-19) noted that “the draconian regulations that turn simple fish into the worshipful gods of the environmental community and ignore the inalienable rights of people have led us to conclude that Government does not work for us any more–we need the Government to protect the safety and happiness of people, not fish.”

    Congressman Wally Herger (CA-02) stressed the need for “a sustainable, balanced and comprehensive solution to this water situation that will allow us to equitably meet the needs of all water users, human and otherwise. Continuing down the same path we have been on for decades is not acceptable.”

    Additionally, 17 members of the California Congressional delegation today sent… letter to Committee Chairman Nick Rahall and Ranking Member Hastings, requesting field hearings on the California drought in order to get “the Committee to step outside the Washington beltway and hear firsthand accounts from citizens throughout California impacted by the drought.”

    Californians Will Have Their Say On Supreme Court Justices Who Constitutionally Stray


    Automatic Recall of California Justices?

    I learned an interesting thing this morning.  Judicial appointments in California are confirmed by the public at the next general election; justices also come before voters at the end of their 12-year terms.  Who is coming up for the end of their 12 year term this time around??

    Three California Supreme Court justices will be up for reelection to 12-year terms on the November 2010 ballot:

    1. Ron George — led court to invent homosexual “marriage” last year

    2. Ming Chin — voted to uphold Prop. 22 last year

    3. Carlos Moreno — voted to invent homosexual “marriages” last year

    Carlos Moreno was the lone dissenting vote on upholding Proposition 8.  The amount of stretching and wheedling that had to be done in order to muscle his will into the state constitution automatically discredits him and disbars him in my mind.  There is no way he should ever sit as a judge over this state with that kind of willingness to overlook the basic rights of the people.

    Ron George is hardly better.

    There are some days when I am so glad to be a Californian.  When I look at these other states so helpless against their legislatures and judiciaries…It’s unfathomable the amount of work they have to put out to reorganize a corrupt system.  The California Constitution gives the people power.

    That’s something to be grateful for.

    —Beetle Blogger

    Video| Donald Trump: Carrie Prejean Keeps California Crown!

    Paparazzi Cheers and Carrie Forgives

    This morning a photographer released unauthorized photos of Carrie taken in between shots. That is pretty horrible. A lovely example of how hard people will work to slander someone who has the audacity to say what she believes. Even if! she is a model! and sometimes poses in bikinis/underwear/etc! (shocking).

    The video shows the press cheering after Trump’s statement, and shows Carrie forgiving all those who have purposefully tried to discredit the power of her statement: Marriage is between a man and a woman.

    Trump said:

    “We’ve really studied these photos,” he said. “We’ve made a determination that everything we’ve seen to date that she’s done—some were very beautiful, some were risqué—the pictures taken were acceptable, were fine, and in some cases were lovely pictures. […]

    “If Carrie weren’t so beautiful, this never would have come up,” he said. “Carrie is totally beautiful. And her answer, because of that, took on more importance. Unfortunately, that’s the way the press works. You should be ashamed of yourselves.”

    Carrie said:

    “I would like to thank the thousands of Americans who have sent letters, sent emails, messages…I cannot count the number of fan mail I have received in the past three weeks of people expressing their support to me,” she said, choking back tears. “They have confided in me that they have found hope and inspiration in my story.

    “Most importantly, I would like to thank God for trusting me with this large task and giving me the strength to stand by my beliefs.” [source]

    Maggie Gallagher’s/NOM’s response here

    Timeline here

    Fox News story

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