Barbara Coe

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    October 1, 2014

    VIDEO: ¡Ask a Mexican! On the Difference Between "Hispanic," "Latino," and "Chicano"!

    After a summer spent getting married, going on vacation, preparing an epic Best Of and readying some bombs of stories, my ¡Ask a Mexican! video series is BACK. This week, I tackle the eternal question of what the hell to call us invaders--Hispanic? Latino? Chicano? The ever-mysterious Xicano? Or, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Barbara Coe Ridicules Suicide of Undocumented High School Student Despondent Over His Legal Status

    ​Barbara Coe is, if nothing else, at least true to the false friend of her name: barbaric. We have written many blog posts over the years tracking her vicious words, whether wishing death on President Barack Obama, ridiculing gays and Mexis (and gay Mexis!) and many, many more.Yet the head witch o ... More >>

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    October 29, 2011

    2011 Bob Dornan Scary OC Hall of Fame Inductee: Barbara Coe!

    ​No one except Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Friend of the Taliban) in Orange County history has consistently proven to be scarier over a longer period of time than California Coalition for Immigration Reform head Barbara Coe--and even Dana has had flashes of sanity in his Bedlam brain. Shit, ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    Deaf Immigrants Apply for Asylum, Claiming Persecution; Barbara Coe Hand-Signs Middle Finger to Them

    Coe: Deaf to human decency​The Riverside Press-Enterprise had a fascinating story yesterday about an attempt by more than 60 deaf immigrants from various countries but mostly Mexico to get asylum, claiming persecution in their native countries for their disability. Many had horror stories to tell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2011

    When is the Orange County Register Going to Start Labeling the California Coalition for Immigration Reform as a Hate Group?

    ​Every time the Orange County Register does a story about the Reconquista and refers to local Know Nothings as "anti-illegal immigration activists", I laugh. Loudly. Nelson Muntz style. As we've documented in this paper since forever, it's never been about the legal part in our immigration wars--w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Barbara Coe Calls U.S. Federal Court Judge Vaughn Walker a 'Homo'

    ​California Coalition for Immigration Reform head witch Barbara Coe sends so many damn e-mails to her minions that some inevitably fall behind the radiator--like the one I just found that's dated Aug. 6, 2010. The occasion was the repealing of the anti-gay-marriage Proposition 8 by U.S. District C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2010

    Barbara Coe Thinks Asparagus Can Cure Cancer

    Coe: Enemy of Mexicans, friend of asparagus...​We usually deal with Barbara Coe--head of the certified hate group California Coalition for Immigration Reform, and one of the most noxious people Orange County has ever spawned (and you know you must be extra-noxious to be near the top of that list)- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Barbara Coe Claims DREAM Act Will Lead to Death of ALL Americans

    ​I think that if someone were to show Barbara Coe a Mexican illegal immigrant who graduated from college and is going on to graduate school--in other words, an illegal that has scholastically accomplished more than she can even comprehend--the head witch of the California Coalition for Immigration ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Barbara Coe Trashes Hugh Hewitt, Says Barack Obama Owns Him!

    ​My God, I think this might be the first time I've ever agreed with Barbara Coe on ANYTHING: she, like I, thinks local conservative yakmouth, Hugh Hewitt is a gas bag!Coe is incensed that Hewitt--in one of the few times I've agreed with him--recently trashed Tom Tancredo, the former Colorado congr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Barbara Coes Calls for the Deportation of Muslims, Says Muslims Train Mexican Drug Cartels

    Coe, in center, with a fool and a deluded guy​California Coalition for Immigration Reform head Barbara Coe has been on a non-Mexican racist run as of late. We talked about the revelation earlier this week that she told a Los Angeles Times reporter, "Go home, chink" nearly 20 years ago; now, in var ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    When Barbara Coe Called an LA Times Reporter a Chink

    ​You know, I had another Barbara Coe post lined up so we could all laugh and cringe at the depravity of the modern-day Know Nothing's intellectual godmother, but the remembrances of a deceased reporter got in the way. Longtime Los Angeles Times reporter/editor Eric Malnic passed away recently, lea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    Barbara Coe Applauds Harassment, Intimidation of Census Workers

    ​California Coalition for Immigration reform head Barbara Coe frequently whines about Mexicans harassing her disgusting minions, so much to the point that her group used to offer self-defense classes a couple of years ago. You'd expect such a supposed, vulnerable victim to not wish their pain on a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    Barbara Coe, Orly Taitz Claim Electoral Fraud in OC Sheriff Race Against Bill Hunt, Blame Sheriff "Hutchinson"

    Coe, with Hunt; the blob at the left is America's Most Corrupt® Sheriff, Joe Arpayaso​In addition to spawning Proposition 187, the Minuteman Project, and gads more evil shit into this world, let the record show that the California Coalition for Immigration Reform also birthed Orly Taitz, queen of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    Chuck DeVore's Latest Endorsement: Barbara Coe?

    Coe, in center, between two of her other pet candidates, Joe Arpayaso and sheriff's candidate Bill Hunt​Now that Irvine state Assemblyman Chuck DeVore is fully behind Arizona's anti-illegals SB 1070, the extremists are coming out of their muck to support his quixotic campaign for Senate. Take the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2010

    Barbara Coe Now Against Bill O'Reilly Because He's Not a Birther

    O'Reilly: Now on Coe's shit list, which makes him somewhat more tolerable...​In the twisted, irrational world of the Know Nothings, egos and out-and-out weirdness will create foolish, unwarranted rivalries that inevitably lead to the group's downfall. Here in Orange County, of course, you have Min ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Barbara Coe Suggests Gustavo Should Join CCIR, Knows Less about the English Language than a Mexican!

    Coe at her hysterical finest...​Nice to know that California Coalition for Immigration Reform head Barbara Coe reads our nearly-weekly dispatches about her dark, dark heart. On Friday, she sent out a missive to her minions railing against my post showing how she claims the Koran mandates a Mexican ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2010

    Barbara Coe Says the Koran Calls for the Mexican Reconquista!

    Coe: Getting pendeja-er and pendeja-er by the weeks--God bless her for that!​Exposing California Coalition for Immigration Reform head Barbara Coe as a venal, decrepit hater is as easy as finding a Mexican in SanTana, but that doesn't make it any less entertaining. Consider an email she sent this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    Barbara Coe Accuses Best Buy of Funding Islamic Terrorists

    A front for Al-Qaeda?​California Coalition for Immigration Reform head Barbara Coe has said a lot of lunatic pendejadas over the years--in fact, someone should gather them all and release them as a booklet ala "Shut Up, Fag!" (feel free to browse our Coe archives, future author). But what she sent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Orly Taitz and Barbara Coe, Together Again

    ​Well, this isn't shocking. Laguna Niguel's Dr. Orly Taitz, Esq., the key anti-Obama lawyer that has had every single one of her lawsuits challenging the President's eligibility dismissed, will be speaking at an upcoming meeting of the California Coalition for Immigration Reform.You remember CCIR, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Barbara Coe on Barack Obama: "Worse, Much Worse" Than Hitler

    If Obama is worse than Hitler, what does that make Coe?​I once had an argument of sorts with a prominent O.C. newsman who basically told me to give it a rest on the Barbara Coe beat. "She's just an old, paranoid woman who barely has a following," he said of the head of the California Coalition for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2009

    Barbara Coe Finally Hates the Gays

    Why is this woman smiling? Right: because she just talked to her boss, Lucifer...​California Coalition for Immigration Reform head Barbara Coe hates Mexicans. She hates immigrants. Muslims. Thinks Obama wasn't born in this country and won't take vaccines. She's not an anti-Semite or anti-black, un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    The OC Register Needs to Stop Respecting CCIR

    ​The Orange County Register did another immigration story over the weekend, this one interviewing Know Nothings and saints on opposite sides of the issue. I understand that reporter Cindy Carmaco has to adhere to trying to antagonize the Know Nothings as little as possible lest she receive dozens ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    Barbara Coe Adds Another Jewel to Her Crown of Conspiracies

    ​It would take me a while to list all the vile things and views California Coalition for Immigration Reform head Barbara Coe believes, but a short list includes: Reconquista, Sikhs and Muslims deserve deportation, Obama wasn't born in the United States, Sonny Bono was murdered because he knew too ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Barbara Coe Now a Birther--Hooray!

     As if California Coalition for Immigration Reform head Barbara Coe couldn't get any more out of the mainstream--and if we've done anything in our years at this rag, it's to show that Babs is one of the vilest people to ever live in Orange County (think about that for a bit)--there's this: Coe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2009

    Barbara Coe Going Batshit Loca Over Jim Gilchrist

    The legal and verbal back-and-forth between Minuteman Project founder Jim Gilchrist and California Coalition for Immigration Reform head Barbara Coe has gone on for so long one doesn't even know where to begin. The only conclusion I can make is that Coe is the true evildoer of the former allies; aft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    La Voz de Aztlan Blames Swine Flu on--Of Course!--The Jews

    If you're a run-of-the-mill conspiracy-obsessed lefty, you're blaming the swine flu on corporate farming practices, operations that stuff livestock into dens of feces to create horrible humane condition ripe for all types of pathogens to mutate and infect humans. But if you're Hector Carreon, the fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    Barbara Coe Continues to Believe in Discredited "Doctor"

    If I was given a penny for every time California Coalition Immigration Reform head Barbara Coe passed off lies as truths, I'd be richer than Henry T. Nicholas pre-government investigation and Don Bren pre-recession combined. Her latest gaffe proves probably better than ever why Coe's nicotine-staine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    Barbara Coe Tells Followers to Stay Away from Ethnic Restaurants

    I know a lot of you foodies out there like to concentrate on grub, like to pretend that the food on your table appears deux ex machina with no political back story behind it, and prefer not to wade into the real world. I'm one of those: that's why I review restaurants, as a respite from the insanity ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    Barbara Coe Falls for Stupid Human Cell Phone Tricks!

    It's always debatable whether California Coalition for Immigration Reform head Barbara Coe and her followers are senile, stupid or both. Forget their Know Nothing rants, and refry the following email Coe sent to followers.Some guy sent the video below, which purports to show that cell phones can mak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2009

    Barbara Coe Wishes Swine Flu on Barack Obama

    The latest Mexican pathogen is invading the United States: swine flu. The United States government has issued a public health emergency. Cases emerge worldwide, and deaths have already passed the 100 mark. So what does Barbara Coe, head of the Huntington Beach-based, Garden Grove-meeting California ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2009

    Spring Breakers: Forget Cancun, El Paso Is Where It's At!

    The pages of Navel Gazing have long narrated the increasingly crumbly and futile efforts by OC's loose network of immigrant haters to work Americans up into a fit of rage over illegal immigration. But this latest effort by the usual suspects (Barbara Coe, CCIR, the Minutemen) marks a kind of milest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    Obama Town Hall Protesters Get Vlogged

    Former Weekly managing editor Rich Kane turns vlogger as he hits the mean streets of Costa Mesa to capture protesters outside President Obama's town hall at the Orange County Fairgrounds on Wednesday.Among the pissed-off masses Rich encounters is Barbara Coe of the Huntington Beach-based California ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    Barbara Coe Compares Obama To Hitler (Again)

    We wished California Coalition for Immigration reform head Barbara Coe wrote more often, but most of the dozens of weekly emails she send to members are usually forwarded articles with no insight offered by Babs. But not last week, when Coe sent along this ridiculous screed trying to note similariti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    Barbara Coe to Oregon: "Burn, Baby, Burn"

    It's easy to dismiss California Coalition for Immigration Reform president Barbara Coe as an anachronism, as a relic from the days when Mexicans and whites didn't go to school together and lippy minorities got lynched. But maybe there's something to that. Maybe Barbara Coe lives in a time warp, a re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    Barbara Coe Continues To Hate Muslims--And Now, Sikhs?!

    This month's meeting of the California Coalition for Immigration Reform promises to be a blast, and not just because it's always a funhouse whenever CCIR head Barbara Coe (recently described by frequent commentator Baxter as "a spent cigarette butt with arms"--HILARIOUS) opens her gnarled mouth. Mus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    Barbara Coe Gets in Flame War With a Fellow Patriot!

    Oh, the joys of being on California Coalition for Immigration Reform head Barbara Coe's email list! One is privy to her fevered conspiracy-minded, CAP-LOVING ILLEGAL ALIEN SAVAGES mind. But what happens if someone signs you up for her thoughts, and you don't want any more part of them? Watch out. Be ... More >>

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    October 30, 2008
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    October 16, 2008

    Barbara Coe Upset Sarah Palin Doesn't Acknowledge Her

    On Sept. 15, California Coalition for Immigration Reform head Barbara Coe sent off a questionnaire to Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin. "The California Coalition for Immigration Reform (CCIR) is a nationally recognized nonpartisan grassroots organization representing thousands of p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2008

    Will the Real Barbara Coe Please Stand Up?

    I devote a couple of pages of my Orange County: A Personal History (book signing Sept. 18 at the Yost!) to the Huntington Beach-based California Coalition for Immigration Reform, the single group most responsible for fanning the anti-Mexican flames in the United States over the past 15 years. One cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2008

    When Will Muslims Start Bashing Barbara Coe?

    We've already documented how California Coalition for Immigration Reform head Barbara Coe is anti-Muslim in addition to anti-Mexican. But while Babs always tries to differentiate between legal Mexicans and ILLEGALS, she doesn't bother with such subtleties when it comes to the sons and daughters of I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2008

    Barbara Coe's Thoughts on the Obama New Yorker Cover

    Seemingly everybody and their political consultant has opined on this week's New Yorker cover that mockingly shows Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama dressed as a Muslim imam giving a fist rap to wife Michelle, who's dressed a Hezbollah warrior princess. Even old, wretched Barbara Coe, h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2008

    Barbara Coe, Sonny Bono, And the Illuminati

    It must be nigh-impossible for the nicotine-stained brain of California Coalition for Immigration Reform president Barbara Coe to keep up with all the conspiracies (Reconquista, evil Muslims, the Cult of the Two Blue Shoes) she subscribes to. Nevertheless, we always dismissed her efforts and rambles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2008

    CCIR Doesn't Just Hate Mexicans

    Few groups have provided a better glimpse into Orange County conservatism's evil, noxious soul like the California Coalition for Immigration Reform, which has provided the Weekly with much fodder over the years. CCIR head Barbara Coe and her minions usually go after illegal aliens (read: Mexicans), ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2008

    La Raza: Know Your Know Nothings

    We appreciate, a website run by perennial conservative cucuy the National Council of La Raza that documents the going-ons of various anti-immigrant pendejos. We don't agree with their efforts to boot said pendejos off the airwaves, and do they really want to eliminate one of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2007

    Unfortunate Acronym of the Day

    Earlier today, representatives from the Arizona Interfaith Network, Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform, Kansas City's El Centro and the United Farm Workers set up a teleconference call to argue why comprehensive immigration reform is necessary. They met under the name Coalition for Comprehensive Imm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2006

    We Defend Barbara Coe--Again!

    Told you it wasn't the CCIR who sent out the letter telling Latinos immigrants can't vote. Turns out the California Attorney General's office fingered Tan Nguyen, who seemed like the ideal Republican congressional candidate--minority, immigrant-hating, and carpet-bagging. Jail time is rumored for th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2006

    We Defend Barbara Coe!

    By now, everyone and their gardener has heard about the letter to recently registered Latino voters warning them of repercussions if they're illegal. No one is quite sure who sent the letter (read the English-language translation here), although the blame game has already begun: Democrats blame Repu ... More >>

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