California Republican Party

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2014

    Mexicans Jose Solorio and Sharon Quirk-Silva Face Strong Election Challenges from Asians

    Will Democrats holding/losing supermajorities in the California Assembly and State Senate come down to whether two veteran Mexican politicians in Orange County can fend off challenges from charging Asian-American GOP candidates? Jose Solorio and Sharon Quirk-Silva would surely like to know the answe ... More >>

  • News

    January 30, 2014

    How Dana Rohrabacher's Triplets Helped Him Secretly Raise $33,000

    [Moxley Confidential] Sifting through documents to find two convicted felons, a California tax cheat, an Iraq War profiteer, a Middle East oil executive, a space entrepreneur and others

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Gabrielle Jane Nestande of Powerful Orange County GOP Family Assaulted in Texas Jail

    Gabrielle Jane Nestande, the former Newport Beach deb and California GOP family scion, was reportedly assaulted Saturday in a Texas jail where she is near the end of a 180-day sentence for criminally negligent homicide. A fellow inmate in the Travis County Correctional Complex allegedly hit Nestand ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    FlashReport Names Judge Scott Steiner To "Idiot of the Week" List

    The FlashReport, California's premier blog for conservative politics, has named to its "Idiot of the Week" list a married Orange County superior court judge under investigation for allegedly using his position to win sexual favors from attractive female lawyers.Jon Fleischman--the website's own ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    DA Adviser Mike Schroeder Pleads Guilty To Halloween DUI & Issues Apology

    Michael J. Schroeder--former chairman of the California Republican Party, a close adviser to Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas and the co-owner of a chiropractic insurance company--pleaded guilty today to DUI, according to Al Stokke, Schroeder's attorney.A California Highway Patrol off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    CHP Cited Orange County DA's Top Adviser For DUI After Halloween Festivities

    The California Highway Patrol cited Mike Schroeder--the top personal adviser to Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackaukas and a former chairman of the California Republican Party--for allegedly driving under the influence after this year's Halloween festivities, the Weekly has learned.Al Stokke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    [UPATED with Orly Crying "Fraud":] Taitz Collects 113,563 Votes from Tinfoil Hat Wearers But Not Enough to Win Senate Bid

    UPDATE, JUNE 6, 3:12 P.M.: "[T]he numbers are suspiciously off all 4 polls taken from March 7 until June 3rd." Yup, that's Orly Taitz, in an update to her earlier OrlyTaitzEsq post titled "What Did We Learn From Observing Corrupt Party Bosses, Rigged Elections and Members of the Lap Dog Media? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    Marilyn Davenport Expressed Anti-Muslim Sentiment Before Obama-is-a-Chimp Scandal

    (c) photo by R. Scott MoxleyMarilyn Davenport ​Marilyn Davenport may have been able to escape protesters outside of her Fullerton home last Saturday, but the embattled Orange County Republican Party official might have a more difficult time fleeing her past.According to Republican Party source ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    Mike Schroeder Did WHAT Last Night With Lady Gaga?

    Schroeder: Walks on the wild side?​He dines with judges, travels on vacation with congressmen, and is known as an expensive red-wine connoisseur who can lecture on the intricacies of corporate tax policy and obscure voting regulations.But who knew Michael J. Schroeder is also, gasp, a Lady Gaga fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    [UPDATED:] Election 2010: Coker is Spun, Polled, Teabagged

    ​1:28 p.m.: Orange County agreed with state voters on most ballot initiatives, although more of us did want to keep choking on polluted air until the unemployment rate drops and most like the state budget approval process to remain fucked-up, thank you very much (probably because many are philosop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Are Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina Giving Sarah Palin Cold Padded Shoulders?

    ​As Bubba ties up Santa Ana traffic and rallies the Democrats behind his former foe Jerry Brown, his brown amiga Loretta Sanchez and that San Francisco mayor with the hair today, Anaheim is bracing for a traffic/media/politico crush Saturday with the arrival of Sarah Palin, plain and tall.

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2010

    Lawrence Dodge, Prominent OC Philanthropist, Owes $2.5 mil for Lying, Violating Laws: Feds

    CORRECTION: Previous details on acquisition of American Sterling Bank were incorrect. A federal agency has concluded former bank president and co-CEO Lawrence Dodge violated the law, breached his fiduciary duties, engaged in unsound business practices and filed false and misleading reports, includin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2010

    Today's Best Quote

    Goodbye guv​"He calls himself the green governor and I would agree with that. He's molding."--Irvine insurance broker Ira Forkish in today's Washington Post article, "Arnold Schwarzenegger on the outs in California's Republican Party." Among other points, Sandhya Somashekhar's story notes that Sch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Orly Taitz Featured in MSNBC Documentary Premiering Tonight

    John Gilhooley / OC Weekly​One of the sharpest birther-watchers around, David Weigel of the Washington Post, recently swore off any further coverage for Laguna Niguel's Orly Taitz. "As far as I'm concerned, the Taitz trainwreck ended on Tuesday when she rode a wave of publicity to 26% in Cali ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    [UPDATED] Primary Election 2010: Media Forces Unite, and the GOP Senate Parties

    The blurry end.​12:56 Downstairs, in the lobby bar, there is still a decent sized crowd of very well dressed people clutching cold drinks. The general idea is that government as business is back, and it's riding on the backs of women. Though I don't hear much political banter and as far as I can t ... 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 1, 2010

    California Republican Negative Nabob of Negativity Party Opposes Pot Legalization

    Compassionate use conservatism​The California Republican Party has made it official: no on legalization of the devil's weed.

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    Loretta Sanchez: I'll Fight Obama Spending Cuts If Necessary

    Sanchez: Not necessarily joining in Barry's party​Balancing the awkward stance that she craves fiscal responsibility from the wild-spending federal government and simultaneously demands no cuts to federal grants to Orange County, Democratic Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez announced today that she'll ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    Orly Taitz to Run for Office?

    California Secretary of State Debra Bowen to be replaced by Orly Taitz?​ Anti-Obama crusader Orly Taitz may be finished with her lawsuit in the Orange County federal courthouse, but that doesn't mean we're done seeing her around here.In fact, Californians may get to know her even better in 2010- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    OC Republicans' Choice for First Lady Comes Out... Against Prop. 8

    NOH8 CampaignTale of the tape​In the November 2008 election, 579,064 Orange County voters wanted John McCain to be president of the United States right now (versus 549,558 for Barack Obama). By extension, Cindy McCain was 50.2 percent of the electorate's choice for first lady (versus 47.6 percent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    GOP Assemblyman OC Republican Power Brokers Targeted for Recall Won't Seek Reelection

    ​The Inland Empire Republican state assemblyman who blamed "Orange County Republicans" and "Newport Beach activists" for an unsuccessful recall attempt against him will not win reelection this year.That's because Anthony Adams (R-Hesperia) won't be on the ballot."The decision to leave the Legislat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Washington Post Lays GOP Woes at Manicured Feet of Mike Schroeder

    Michael Schroeder​Today's top viewed story on the online edition of the Washington Post essentially blames Corona del Mar attorney and former California Republican Party chairman Michael Schroeder for the fractured state of the GOP."The Republicans' War Within: In California, repercussions of one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Who Besides Dana Rohrabacher Is Calling Us Liars on Twitter?

    ​We try to keep up with the tweets of our elected officials in Orange County, but sometimes we get distracted by Facebook. That's the only plausible explanation for how we missed the above gem from Dana "Mr. Taliban" Rohrabacher (R - Leviticus).This blunder--overlooking prime tweets from OC mover/ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    Dueling Videos from SEIU, State GOP Over Cali Budget

    The new California Republican Party video at the top says union bosses are coming after your wallet, trying to protect state programs in their interest from budget cuts--even if it means raising your taxes. Among the union thugs the GOP singles out is the Service Employees International Union (SE ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    Sandra, Say It Ain't So!

    The deep, angry, artificial breathing you hear in the distance?No, Jim Silva is chewing happily on apple sauce. It's not even James Earl Jones on the set of an upcoming Star Wars flick. It's Orange County's dark political lord Mike "Vader" Schroeder (pictured). At Gulfstream in Newport Beach. In bet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    Is OC GOP Shill Jon Fleischman Goofy, a Moron and a Shakedown Artist too?

    Don Haidl: Is somebody paying that goofy bastard [Jon Fleischman]? Mike Carona: Big bucks. Big bucks. You and I had a difference of opinion on him. I just think he was a moron on his best day, but . . . Well, apparently . . . (Laughs) They're willing to pay morons a lot of money because I was probab ... More >>

  • News

    February 7, 2008

    A Bluer Shade of Orange

    The raw vote totals in OC tell the real—and really amazing—story of Super Tuesday

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2007

    CA GOP Sure Knows How to Pick OCers

    The Republican Party of Orange County's Weekly Squeeze e-letter (guys: drop the cutesy orange metaphor, por favor) tells me today that longtime local GOP activist Kathy Tavoularis is now Executive Director of the California Delegation to the 2008 Republican National Convention. "A well organized del ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2007

    Thursday's Headlines & Surprises: Dirty Cop Sting

    Catch a crooked cop: Nope. Sorry. Not here in the USA. No way. But in Mexico, authorities want a no corruption zone for the the five-mile road from the Tijuana border south to the beach. Officials are “installing cameras to catch extortion attempts, publicizing that people can pay tickets with cre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2007

    Rohrabacher Comes Out Against Meetings

    The Los Angeles Daily News reported yesterday that the "newly empowered California House Democrats are extending an olive branch to a group that has shunned them for years: California Republicans." A meeting is scheduled for this afternoon when, in the basement of the U.S. Capitol, members of the tw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2006

    Ackerman Wins

    At the end of last week, it appeared that OC's Dick Ackerman was about to lose his position as Minority Leader in the State Senate. He stood accused by many of his fellow Republicans of being too ready to cut deals with Governor Schwarzenegger and too pro-infrastructure bonds. Sure, voters had alr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2006

    CAIR blasts GOP fear mongering

    The Southern California office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations has accused two politicos of smear campaigning and fear mongering in separate Orange County races. Hussam Ayloush, executive director of the CAIR office based in Anaheim, cited the remarks by former California Republican Pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2006

    The Short Shelf Life of Rev. Lou's Man

    What's a frothing-at-the-mouth preacher, who's been named one of the Top 10 Power Broker of the Religious Right and can squeeze more than $6 million a year out of the faithful (and/or gullible), got to do to get a public display of affection from the California Republican Party? If you know, you sh ... More >>

  • Columns

    September 15, 2005
  • News

    November 4, 2004

    Drunk With Power

    Totally leading the world to a tremendous tomorrow!

  • Columns

    October 16, 2003
  • News

    October 2, 2003

    Queer Eye for the GOP Guy

    Gay activist sets the record straight about Log Cabin Republicans

  • Columns

    September 25, 2003

    Smug As a Bug in a Rug

    Republicans, reporters preen, groom selves at congratulatory LA bash

  • Columns

    September 18, 2003
  • News

    June 5, 2003

    Gag Order

    The war inside the DAs media department

  • Columns

    March 13, 2003
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    September 19, 2002
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    March 21, 2002
  • Columns

    May 10, 2001

    Ball Busting

    And does anyone pray to the Lord of the Dance?

  • News

    April 12, 2001
  • Columns

    February 17, 2000
  • News

    January 13, 2000

    Che Argyros

    El Toro Airport Watch No. 129

  • Columns

    February 4, 1999
  • News

    January 14, 1999

    Crystal Fur Ball

    Psychic Kitty on stuff that matters

  • Columns

    November 19, 1998
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