a Clockwork Orange
Unfit and ready to serve: MCOKER@OCWEEKLY.COM
Posted Sept. 29, 10:57 a.m.
BROWNIE MEET GEORGIE
Listening to Michael Brown blame local officials (New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin and Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco) during his House testimony on Sept. 28 revealed pretty much what we already knew -- that he was apparently no better at organizing horse shows than saving humans facing natural disasters. But political patronage -- winning the White House and then filling inessential jobs with your contributors -- is a well-established tradition in America. Andrew Jackson (president 1829-1837) turned the spoils system into a political philosophy: giving your friends plumb appointments was, he argued, a way of keeping the average guy in control of the federal government. Brown might not be average, maybe just below average, but his appointment is an an example of how badly things can go when the average guy runs, say, heavy machinery, the brain surgery unit at your local hospital or FEMA. And Brown brings to mind another guy who, come to think of it, really fucked things up for America: OC's own businessman-turned-Bush ambassador George Argyros. Here's Gustavo Arellano's story from last year on the subject.
Posted Sept. 27, 6:15 p.m.
Orange County Soccer Club v Real Monarchs SLC
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The El Toro Info Site includes an item on pro-airport, ex-Supervisor Cynthia Coad and her faithful sidekick, hubby Tom, having joined forces with members of the Juaneno Band of Mission Indians "to disrupt development of the Great Park in Irvine" because, the Juanenos claim, a portion of the so-called Great Park is on Indian land.
Now, another way of looking at this, of course is that a Great Park would be disrupting Indian land -- something obviously lost on the El Toro site managers, who instead paint a picture of Coad teaming with "a small Native American group" for no other purpose than to torpedo the Great Park, because her pro-airport stance torpedoed her political career. Perhaps.
To further alarm the masses, the site claims that the Indians, who for years and years and years have been awaiting federal recognition -- the lack of such recognition being much to the benefit of local developers who have had their way with sacred lands -- may want to plop an Indian gaming casino on their supposed chunk of Great Park land, a development that would throw the whole environmental impact report for the land out of whack because of the increased traffic such a facility would generate.
But if this is true, then Indian land would also complicate efforts to build an airport there, wouldn't it?
Posted Sept. 27, 5 p.m.
Jo Ellen: cover girl
Illustration: Bob Aul
Cover design: Heather Swaim
FOLLOW THE BOUNCING EMAILS
From: Jeanette Harvey
Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2005 11:13 a.m.
Subject: Orange County High School of the Arts Announces New Foundation Executive Board Member!
The Orange County High School of the Arts (OCHSA) is proud to name Dr. Jo Ellen Allen as the newest member of the Orange County High School of the Arts Foundation Board of Directors. Allen is currently the director of public affairs for the southern region of the Southern California Edison Company. She is a past member of the board of governors of the California State Bar and was the Republican nominee in the 69th Assembly District in 1992. Additionally, Allen has served as a panelist on NBC's Emmy Award-winning program Free 4 All and has been a guest on programs such as CNN and Company, The Today Show and more.
Allen has also served as a political science educator, columnist and author.
Please let me know if you would like to speak with Allen about her professional experiences and her recent appointment to the Orange County High School of the Arts Foundation Board of Directors and/or receive photographs of her. Please let me know if I can provide you with any additional information in helping you to cover this prominent businesswoman's appointment to the executive board of this nationally-recognized public arts school!
Editor's note: Obviously, Ms. Harvey apparently has not seen the cover illo above or this or this or this or this or this or this or especially this or -- ouch! -- that one or the one that really set her off, which brought this response from the author of this, the one that started it all!
From: Matt Coker
Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2005 2:38 p.m.
Re: Orange County High School of the Arts Announces New Foundation Executive Board Member!
Jeanette-We would love to talk to Ms. Allen. I'm not sure if she would be speaking to R. Scott Moxley, Will Swaim or myself (it depends on our schedules). We'll accept a photo of her, too. Thank you-Matt Coker, OC Weekly
From: Jeanette Harvey
Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2005 3:02 p.m.
Re: Orange County High School of the Arts Announces New Foundation Executive Board Member!
Thank you for your reply. I'll be happy to set up an interview for you and/or your colleagues with Ms. Allen as well as provide you with a photo. What is the deadline you're working on?
Jeanette M. Harvey
From: Matt Coker
Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2005 3:45 p.m.
Re: Orange County High School of the Arts Announces New Foundation Executive Board Member!
How about if you check with Ms. Allen's peeps and let me know what's best for her. That way I can figure out whose schedule will work best.
Thanks for doing this.-Matt
Editor's note: Stay tuned.
A story in the October Corporate Legal Times (sorry, it's subscription only) details how a Newport Beach patent company has incurred the wrath of a religious website entrepreneur. Brandon Shalton created a company in 1999 that developed audio-to-web technology that could instantly digitize phone messages and post them on a website. The dot-com disaster sidetracked those plans until 2003, when Shalton's company spun into SpokenMessages.com, a website serving the online-ministry needs of churches.
"The site would allow pastors to call and make messages available on the church Web site," Shalton tells Corporate Legal Times' Michael T. Burr. "We were marketing the service with two nuns on the sales team. We were in beta testing with about 20 churches, and ready to go live, when I heard about Acacia."
That would be Newport Beach-based Acacia Research Corp., which is politely referred to as a company that acquires and licenses technology patents in a variety of industries, but which Burr's article notes is among "a group of companies that have earned the ignoble moniker of 'patent trolls,' because they use broad interpretations of patent language and threats of lawsuits to convince alleged infringers to pay licensing fees."
Look at the positive side: Acacia is helping Newport Beach rid itself as being the telemarketing scam capital of the country. But we digress: The article continues:
Shalton learned that Acacia held a patent to the process of transferring audio or video content from a remote network server -- effectively claiming exclusive rights to one of the most basic functions of the Internet. "I knew this was a bogus patent claim," Shalton says. But this fact wouldn't prevent Acacia from suing Shalton and his resource-starved clients.
The story goes on to say Shalton was faced with filing an expensive patent-infringement claim against Acacia, continuing to develop SpokenMessages.com and praying that Acacia wouldn't have the temerity to sue churches, or he could contact the Newport Beach company or troll or whatever it is and arrange to pay licensing fees for a business method he knew pre-dated the company's patent. But Corporate Legal Times reports that Shalton opted for Option D: he killed SpokenMessages.com and launched a one-man crusade against patent abuse. "I felt a calling to take a stand," he reportedly says. That's now rolling itself into legislation that will either help companies like SpokenMessages.com or just futher muddy the legal waters (which is the overall angle of the Corporate Legal Times piece). It's big business; the story begins with this quote from Bart Eppenauer, chief patent counsel for Microsoft Corp.: "Microsoft spends more than $100 million annually defending patent-infringement lawsuits."
Some companies obviously prefer to cut their losses and run, although that may merely be our interpretation when we read on the business wires, coincidentally, that Acacia and Japanese electronics giant Samsung have reached a licensing agreement on interactive television patents.
QUOTE OF THE DAY
"I had a bicycle and a red wagon and bumper stickers. I was blanketing the world (with stickers) for my dad. I couldn't go more than three blocks because I wasn't allowed to cross a major street."
--John Campbell, a California state senator and Newport Beach's unofficial new congressman, on campaigning for his father, in Roll Call. David M. Drucker's piece reports that Republican Campbell may (Clockwork: WILL!) land in the same Congress as Peter Beilenson, a Maryland Democrat, which is ironic because in that state Senate campaign that had little Johnny pulling his red wagon, his dad was running against Beilenson's dad, Anthony. The elder's slogan -- like the famous soup -- was "Campbell is good for you," which brings to mind Clockwork's slogans while running for higher office in high school: "Coker: The Real Thing" and "Things Go Better With Coker." Only thing is, we won our race; Papa Campbell lost to Beilenson.
NO, NO, THIS IS THE QUOTE OF THE DAY
"I swear on my grandmother's grave, I will never go back out with Jason, ever. Well, maybe not ever. But I will never go back out with him ever again." -- Jessica, on MTV's most recent Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.
Can we elect Jessica to Congress instead of Soupy Campbell?
LAGUNA BEACH SIDEBAR
One more reason to hate Oakland A's pitcher Barry Zito, besides the fact that he wears girls clothes, talks to his arm and has an 11-6 career record against your Anaheim Angels of Los Angeles (and faces Bart Colon this Thursday night in a game that will hopefully be meaningless by then should the Halos already have clinched the West: the Sept. 30 The Sporting News will report that Zito's favorite TV show is Laguna Beach.
AND STILL MORE LAGUNA BEACH
Only this one is about the real place, not the fake real place depicted on Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County: a $6.4 million home AmeriDebt Inc. founder Andris Pukke purchased in Laguna Beach in July is at the center of legal claim alleging that Pukke deliberately hid millions of dollars in assets from federal and state agencies.
Pukke has been accused by the Federal Trade Commission and several state attorneys general of defrauding thousands of financially strapped consumers out of $172 million when they sought help from the credit-counseling firm. Meanwhile, the Internal Revenue Service is seeking $300 million from Pukke, whose assets were frozen by a U.S. district judge in April, pending a decision on the FTC case.
The Washington Post reports Sept. 27 that, despite the freeze, Pukke managed to buy the Laguna pad, the receiver's attorney Gary Owen Caris alleged. The receiver is trying to document Pukke's assets, which the FTC hopes to use to make refunds to consumers.
*unless he is later acquired by the Angels, in which case, hey, Barry, cool show!
Posted Sept. 26, 5:25 p.m.
THE APPLE DOESN'T FALL FAR FROM THE NUTBAR
A story about who could be the next Michael Brown--or unqualified, cronied, in-over-his-head, Bush-appointed federal official, in honor of the disgraced ex-FEMA chief--in the current Time Magazine Online Edition ends with this interesting nugget:
Joseph Schmitz, Ari Fleisher/
Michael Kinsley sandwich
Couresty Department of Defense
"Three weeks ago, however, Joseph Schmitz supplanted Rehnquist as the most notorious Bush IG (Defense department inspector general). Schmitz, who worked as an aide to former Reagan Administration Attorney General Ed Meese and whose father John was a Republican Congressman from Orange County, Calif., quit his post at the Pentagon following complaints from Senate Finance Committee chairman Charles Grassley, Republican of Iowa. In particular, Grassley questioned Schmitz's acceptance of a trip to South Korea, paid for in part by a former lobbying client, according to Senate staff members and public lobbying records, and Schmitz's use of eight tickets to a Washington Nationals baseball game. But those issues aren't the ones that led to questions about his independence from the White House. Those concerns came to light after Schmitz chose to show the White House his department's final report on a multiyear investigation into the Air Force's plan to lease air-refueling tankers from Boeing for much more than it would have cost to buy them. After two weeks of talks with the Administration, Schmitz agreed to black out the names of senior White House officials who appeared to have played a role in pushing and approving what turned out to be a controversial procurement arrangement. Schmitz ultimately sent the report to Capitol Hill, but Senators are irked that they have not yet received an original, unredacted copy.
"Congressional aides said they are still scratching their heads about how Schmitz got his job. He now works for the parent company of Blackwater USA, a military contractor that, in his old job, he might have been responsible for investigating."
So Time wants to know how Schmitz got his job? In this administration, how could he not have got that job? This boy's got pedigree, just like his boss, W. Joseph Schmitz's father, of course, is the late John G. Schmitz, the ultraconservative firebrand and former Orange County lawmaker whose career highlights included membership in the John Birch Society; loss of the presidency by a mere 44 million votes as the 1972 American Independent Party nominee; his 1982 press release titled "Senator Schmitz and His Committee Survive Attack of the Bulldykes"; that missive's description of feminist attorney Gloria Allred as "a slick, butch lawyeress"; his apology to Allred to settle a $10 million defamation suit; his announcement of his 1982 candidacy for the U.S. Senate with Yasser Arafat at his side; revelations that the staunch critic of declining American morals and father of six also had two more kids with a mistress; and revelations that his then-35-year-old daughter (and Joey's big sis) Mary Kay LeTourneau, a Seattle schoolteacher, had sex--and later two babies--with a 13-year-old boy.
According to the Department of Defense (DoD) website, the Inspector General reports directly to Rummy. Reached for comment from Clockwork, the Rummy doll just beyond our computer keyboard had this reaction:
"I suspect some of these deadenders will be down there shooting people and doing that kind of thing."
Deep, Mr. Secretary, very deep.
The DoD goes on to say, "The statutorily 'independent and objective' Office of Inspector General . . ." -- HAH! And there's more about that office being the sole DoD representative on the President's Council on Integrity & Efficiency (PCIE) and, by law, "the principal adviser to the Secretary of Defense for matters relating to the prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse in the programs and operations of the Department."
Like that $4 billion missing in Iraq?
The DoD site claims that Scmitz is qualified for his post because from 1987 to 2002, he was in a private-sector law practice "focused on complex civil litigation, aviation regulatory matters, international trade, administrative law, and constitutional appellate litigation." The 27 years before that included naval service, first on active duty and then as a reserve officer, attaining the rank of Captain; Special Assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, Honorable Edwin Meese III; and law clerk to Honorable James L. Buckley, Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
He has also served on the Steering Committee of the Washington Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies.
But that ain't nothing compared to this from The American Prospect, which reports: "Schmitz was appointed to his post by President Bush in 2001 after the Associated Press reported the office 'was caught cheating' and destroying internal documents. His office has broad jurisdiction to investigate all Pentagon contracts, both in Iraq and elsewhere. But judging by Schmitz's qualifications, the White House had one thing in mind when it appointed him: political loyalty.
"According to National Journal, Schmitz is the son of former California Rep. John G. Schmitz, who was a John Birch Society director. As a member of the archconservative Washington Legal Foundation, Joseph Schmitz made a name for himself as "a conservative activist" and as a lawyer for House Speaker Newt Gingrich in a court case attempting to outlaw forms of taxation. In 1992, he authored a letter to The Washington Times insinuating that the Democratic presidential nominee had connections to Russian intelligence, writing, "The KGB apparently knows more about the shady side of Bill Clinton than the American people ever will.
"His short tenure at the Pentagon has been marked not only by defending Halliburton, but also by defending the administration he is supposed to be overseeing. For instance, in 2002, Schmitz refused congressional entreaties to declassify a report detailing how the administration was providing inadequate training and protective gear to troops in the event of a bio-chemical attack.
"And Schmitz's corporate background has also raised questions about his objectivity. According to the January 5, 1996, Aviation Daily newsletter, Schmitz "had a number of airline clients in his private practice" -- and as IG has subsequently refused bipartisan efforts to intervene and terminate a controversial, multi-billion–dollar Pentagon contract with Boeing. The contract would send more than $23 billion in taxpayer funds to the company, yet in return would only be allowed to lease jets, not own them. In fact, even though Schmitz himself admitted the administration "used inappropriate procurement strategies and did not use best business practices ... to provide sufficient accountability" for the contract, he claimed there was "no compelling reason" to halt the deal."
Schmitz role as a Young Leader Alumnus of the American Council on Germany and a member of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta has caught the attention of the Art Belleque Dave Emory, who basically draws the simple line connecting Martin Bormann, "the Underground Reich," 9/11, Prescott Bush Sr., and -- drum roll, please -- Joseph E. Schmitz!!!
God, that was easy.
"Joseph E. Schmitz is in a vitally important position in the Pentagon and is in a very sensitive position with regard to a number of the investigations relating to 9/11. His brother -- John P. Schmitz -- is a partner with a powerful German-based international law firm that is also involved with a number of 9/11-related investigations. This is very important, because it places the formidable Schmitz brothers in position to have a profound effect on the investigation of 9/11. As was the case with his father and as is the case with his brother John, Joseph E. Schmitz's world is characterized by a preoccupation with "things German." The possibility that this obsession with "Germania" may herald an association between the ultra right-wing Schmitz family and the Underground Reich is one to be seriously considered.
As backup info, Emory points to Schmitz's membership in U.S. English -- an "English-only" organization with white- supremacist leanings -- the elder Schmitz's "German preoccupation"; the elder Schmitz's affinity for a college founded by Warren Carroll -- whose name crops up in connection with the assassination of JFK; Joseph Schmitz's fascination with General von Steuben -- the Prussian officer who was the first Inspector General of the Pentagon; discussion of the Steuben Society -- a Nazi Fifth Column organization in the United States during the World War II period; the German national security links to the World Security Network (with which Joseph E. Schmitz is affiliated) ...
It goes on ... and on ... and on. And that's just scratching the surface, baby!
As chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, former Newport Beach congressman Christopher Cox was in a perfect position to make life easier for Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, who is now the focus of an SEC investigation into his sales of stock in hospital company HCA Inc. shortly before its value plummeted. But Cox did the honorable thing on Sept. 26 and recused himself, noting that his years in leadership positions in the House of Representatives could create the impression of a conflict when it came to probing a fellow Republican and leader in the Senate.
Of course, what Cox didn't mention while bowing out was the $1,000 his campaign gave to Frist's 2000 re-election campaign.
QUOTE OF THE DAY
"Families plan. Businesses plan. But the state of California doesn't plan. For the same people who believe it's a waste of money to hold special elections, I say it's a waste of democracy to not hold one."
--your Governator, Arnold Schwarzenegger, speaking to a bunch of his supporters at an Orange County Forum event on Sept. 26, as reported on the Orange County Business Journal website.
You know, he's right. If only Arnold were in some kind of position, a leadership position, that would require making plans on behalf of the whole state. That's be so cool!
LIMO LANES SPREADING
Bay Area transportation officials are considering changing carpool lanes to toll roads ala those limo lanes running parallel the 91 freeway from Anaheim Hillish to the Riverside County line. Critics charge the lanes benefit richfucks, but Orange County is being used as an example to sell the plan because the 91 lanes have "support from drivers across all income levels," according to one published report. Two things: 1) That's stretchier than a stretch limo to stretch the truth about who supports those lanes. They are NOT supported by drivers who are not in those lanes while stuck in the most horrendous traffic of their life, as Clockwork has been many, many times. And, b) If you've ever driven to where the limo lanes end in Riverside County, you suddenly realize it is those limo lanes that are causing much of the backed-up traffic, because no on adequately planned how to seamlessly change over from lanes for the few who paid to open-to-all lanes.
Posted Sept. 23, 4:12 p.m.
Raghu Nicholson, only in Dissent
DISSENT BACK IN STYLE
Next to Clockwork's daily goosestepping walkies with since-ousted trustee Steven J. Frogue, the thing we miss most about the South Orange County Community College District are those wascally wabble-wousers and, in particular, their stinging little zine Dissent. Well, faster than you can say "Download THIS, Himmler," Dissent is back, in handy blog form. Contributors Rebel Girl, Chunk Wheeler and Red Emma are back -- and this time they want BLOOD! Or, at least, an academic employer they can be proud to toil for.
Currently up on the site are a hilarious lampoon ... Oops, it's not a lampoon; it's REAL ... to a 60-second KROQ spot (scroll down) that features an announcer explaining to a Keanu-sounding surfer dude the virtues of a college education at you-know-where (SOCCCD, which includes Saddleback and Irvine Valley colleges, now markets itself as "The O.C. College," which should have some panties in a bunch over at The OCC known as Orange Coast College, no?). But we dissent, er, digress: Just for checking out the South County schools, the ad informs, you can win an iPod! And a pony! And a baby's arm holding an apple. Or somesuch.
Dissent's also got the latest, always entertaining/depressing exploits of Mr. Goo (aka Raghu P. Mathur, the district's grand poop-bah) and Chunk's usual assortment of heeeee-larious fun with Photoshop. Check the site now and often. We've promised to keep a link up to it. Remind us if we forget.
SHE'S EVERYWHERE THAT I'M NOT
Speaking of The O.C., Melinda Clarke is getting around as much as and low-class, high-society, Newport ho bag she plays on Fox's teen soaper. We told you previously about her joining up with Advanced Medical Optics (scroll down to DRESS FOR SUCCESS, NOT THE 909), the maker of Complete MoisturePLUS multi-purpose contact lens solution. Clarke/Cooper is lending her pretty face to a nationwide poll for America's Most Beautiful Eyes, with the grand prize winner getting a trip to ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA! (which we understand is simply breathtaking). Now Julie Cooper's gonna be in the real OC ho-self! She's scheduled to be at Hoag Hospital at 10 a.m. Saturday to help open the new Sue and Bill Gross Women's Pavilion, billed as Orange County's first and only breast-care center to offer direct-to-digital mammography. Mammomammtacular!
CLINT CLEANS HOUSE
First it was Herr Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger pushing for 1 million new solar roofs in Calley-foreigner (only to have his plans thwarted by those girlie men Democrats). Now the state's second most prominent movie star Republican, Clint Eastwood, is pushing a posh resort in Carmel that'll feature solar-heating, windmills and tough land-use restrictions. The 2,000-home project is called Tehama, which elicits chuckles from Clockwork because we spent many blistering hot summer days in Rancho Tehama, which is on the outskirts of Tehama County, which joined Orange County in eventually going belly up. But it wasn't the case of malfeasance by career bureaucrats and elected officials consulting with Tarot card readers in a supposedly filthy rich municipality that cause Tehama to bite the financial big one. Tehama, at the time, and perhaps now, was the poorest of California's poor counties, and there just wasn't enough revenue coming in to keep up with escalating costs for basic services. Meanwhile, posh this place wasn't (and, we assume, ain't; we haven't been back since the first Bush administration). Think of Fontana, only MORE backward. (And we know, having lived in Fontana while vacationing in Tehama. Don't ask...) Tehama is a native American word for "abundance of nature," but only because that's the closest those most native of native Californians could come to "abundance of mobile homes occupied by fire-water drenched pale faces collecting government welfare while running illegal chicken husbandry businesses out of collapsing shacks between wells filled with dirty black water and rusted '63 Ford station wagons on cinder blocks."
So kudos to Dirty Harry for coming clean with his exclusive housing development, and for somehow making Tehama something to envy. Ironically, Clockwork now doesn't want to go to one Tehama and can't afford to go to the other.
MY BONNIE LIES OVER THE OCEAN
Oh, this first Daily Pilot letter is a SCREAM! Basically, letter writer Bonnie O'Neil is claiming that because the former El Toro Marine Corps Air Station runways are going to be churned up -- to make way for Larry Agran's Great Parking Lot -- that we're now all fucked when the Big One hits, because "John Wayne, Long Beach, Los Alamitos and Fullerton airports are on soil subject to liquefaction during a major earthquake. The existing runways at the former El Toro Marine Corps Air Station are on solid ground." And that because of that, it'll be impossible to get emergency supplies in. "It would be irresponsible to destroy something that has the potential to save lives."
Honey, YOU'LL be underwater, devoured by the great tsunamis that such a catastrophic quake would likely produce, so I don't know why you even care. And ain't it funny how these Newport fucks, who will do anything to close JWA and transfer that jet craft noise other someone else's neighborhood, have suddenly found humanity? Geez, Bonnie, just open a window and let those barking sea lions drown out the planes. And get off of my goddamn lawn!
THE RETURN OF HATE
Those immigrant-bashing morons will be back in Laguna Beach on Saturday for another "Save Our Confederate State" rally. (No, really, they bring Confederate flags and everything.) Shouldn't these people be gasping their last air bubbles under flood waters in the Deep South somewhere?
Anyway, the immigrant-activist forces have been adequately forewarned, which means there could be colossal clash, or the haters may turn away with their heads between their legs like they did last time. This family friendly outing is apparently running from 8 a.m.-noon at the Laguna Beach Day Laborer Center, 1765 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach.
Wonder if MTV cameras from Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County will be there? Naaaaaw...
When reader Hanna tried to post a link to the Clockwork item on ex-ASSemblyman Mickey Conroy still being dead on OC Blog, that apparently didn't sit well with our fellow freedom fighters, who'd, after all, been billing Conroy as a patriot (GWAAAARFFF!!!!), and therefore any opposing view should come nowhere near their virgin eyes. Or anyone else's, as it turns out. Check out this response to Hanna from OC Blog's jubal:
Grow up and show some class. I deleted your previous post because it was juvenile disrespect for the deceased -- and in this case a man who risked his life for our country.
I'm going to delete the above post, and if you keep it up I'll ban you from the comments section.
But I'd rather not do that.
Sheesh, threatened censorship from a blogger. Now THAT's ballsy -- if by "ballsy" you mean "lacking in balls."But at least OC Blog shows the presence of huevos when it comes to this product placement. Makes us wonder: Is that a blog on your boxers or are you just spent from having been happy to see me?
A Clockwork Orange (Sept. 15, 7:17 p.m.-Sept. 21, 6:42 p.m.)
A Clockwork Orange (Sept. 7, 2 p.m.-Sept. 13, 3:30 p.m.)
A Clockwork Naranja (Arellano), with some Orange (Coker) down near the bottom (Aug. 31, 6:05 p.m.-Sept. 5, 3ish)
A Clockwork Orange (Aug. 26, 4 p.m.-Aug. 30, 6:15 p.m.)
A Clockwork Orange (Aug. 22, 5:07 p.m.-Aug. 25, 6:01 p.m.)
A Clockwork Naranja (Aug. 14-22, 10 a.m.ish)
A Clockwork Orange (Aug. 2-10)
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