Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2012

    The Week in Forgetfulness: Books by Crooks, the Cold War and a Writer to Remember

    My kind editor, The Mexican, offered to reimburse me for purchase of the ex-governor of California's memoirs. I considered reading and reviewing the provocatively titled Total Recall:  My Unbelievably True Life Storybut I felt so uncomfortable at even the thought of walking into a bookstor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    [UPDATED with Judge's Ruling:] Justice Dept. Must Pay for Lying in Suit Against FBI by OC Muslims

    ​UPDATE, NOV. 18, 10:57 A.M.: "The Court must impose monetary sanctions to deter the Government from deceiving the Court again," Judge Cormac Carney of the U.S. District Court in Santa Ana writes in his Islamic Shura Council v. FBI ruling. He gave the council 14 days to come up with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Rep. Laura Richardson Outed as Among Most Corrupt Members of Congress

    ​Laura Richardson was first elected to Congress four years ago, yet the Long Beach Democrat is already considered one of the House's most corrupt members. That's the opinion of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), whose seventh annual edition of CREW'S Most Corrupt report ... More >>

  • News

    February 14, 2008
  • Features

    October 25, 2007

    OC's Scariest People

    Our Congressional delegation tops this year’s list of 33 villains (31 for October, plus two more to get to the Dia de los Muertos, ese)

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2007

    From Most Corrupt to Most Wanted?

    Some of the FBI agents not busy investigating what you're pulling out of the tubes of the internet are engaged in truly worthwhile work: investigating the imaginative land deals of Congressman Gary Miller (R-Diamond Bar, and one of the 20 most corrupt members of Congress according to Citizens for R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2006

    DeYoung and De Restless

    Today we spoke with Cassie DeYoung, candidate for Orange County Supervisor. She has an uphill battle against Pat Bates, a former Assemblywoman and cog in the Republican Party machine. Bates has the support of Congressmen Ken Calvert and Gary Miller, the OC GOP, the Transportation Corridor Agencies, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2006

    Red (County) Herring

    Tan Nguyen is an unfortunate, foolish, racist man who did and continues to do unfortunate, foolish, racist things. But who cares? Don't get me wrong, the issue deserves coverage, especially from OC's homegrown authority on all things Mexican. But Tan is drawing all eyes to him - journalists and blog ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2006

    The Distance Between Things

    Who knew Newton's laws of motion applied to flying politicians? Consider the case of President Bush, Governor Schwarzenegger, and Newton's third law, which states: "For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction." President Bush flies into California to campaign for two Republican poli ... More >>

  • Web

    August 4, 2005