The Orange County dentist leading the fight to expose President Barack Obama as an African who is secretly funding Arab terrorists and ordered someone to scratch her vehicle can add a new group of people conspiring against her.This week, a three-justice panel at the California Court of Appeal based ... More >>
UPDATED, JULY 26, 4:15 P.M.: Another day, another federal judge Queen of the Birthers Orly Taitz has managed to piss off.The latest is District Court Judge Royce C. Lamberth, who wrote of the Laguna Niguel dentist/lawyer/real-estate saleswoman--in a ruling dated Monday--"Plaintiff is either toyi ... More >>
Orly Taitz, the Laguna Niguel lawyer/dentist/real-estate saleswoman/frequent Navel Gazing muse, lost yet another round in court Thursday. A judge ruled against Taitz and in favor of Irvine's Damon Dunn, a fellow Republican (and losing) California secretary of state candidate she had accused of be ... More >>
Veteran Orange County Register reporter Martin Wisckol has named his "Top 10" political events of 2010.It's a thorough list, except for one thing: it omitted arguably the top local political story of the year.Oops.
Rev. Schuller: Give me mo' money!15. "I want to tongue every inch of you because I love you."--A text message Oxford Academy high-school history teacher Christopher John Ontiveros allegedly sent to a 17-year-old female student before his arrest for sex crimes.14. "[Barney Frank] will be shot dead ... More >>
Election 2010: Scenes from some of the few races where Dems didn't get tsunami'd
Jonathan Ho / OC WeeklyTran: Not time to concede. 1:00 a.m.: Van Tran Remains HopefulInside the converted Garden Grove Blockbuster store, Van Tran continues to hold onto his dream of defeating Loretta Sanchez. Tran is trailing by more than 5,000 votes--and the gap seems to be getting larger. But ... More >>
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 >>
After a years-long hiatus, we've decided to bring back Orange County's most prestigious honor: induction into the Bob Dornan Scary OC Hall of Fame! Every year, in conjunction with our annual round-up of the county's scariest people (which you can pick up on newsstands starting today; on-line? Wai ... More >>
Professor Ronald Rotunda of Orange's Chapman University School of Law scored some publicity at the confirmation hearings for Elena Kagan when he showed up while wearing a natty bow tie and jacket. He may seem to be of another era, but he's definitely plugged into new technologies--so mu ... More >>
John Gilhooley / OC WeeklyOrly Taitz, the famed Laguna Niguel dentist and serial suer of Barack Obama, has had her issues with the Republican party in the past. Take, for example, her bid for California secretary of state earlier this year: She ended up suing her opponent in the Republican primar ... More >>
Ever notice that the biggest conspiracy theorists are also the biggest skeptics? Laguna Niguel's birther leader Orly Taitz's application to the Supreme Court, seeking to nullify $20,000 in penalties levied upon her by a federal judge, was denied last week. Some people might have simply accepted s ... More >>
Christopher Victorio / OC WeeklyOn July 8, Laguna Niguel's Dr. Orly Taitz filed an application with the Supreme Court of the United States in a (maybe) last-ditch attempt to avoid paying the $20,000 in fines levied on her by a federal judge last year. On Thursday, though, Justice Clarence Th ... More >>
Originally posted at 5:12 p.m., June 30. Updated 9:07 a.m. July 1: Orly's mad at us! See bottom of post.Damon Dunn campaign | John GilhooleyIrvine real-estate guy Damon Dunn beat Laguna Niguel dentist/birther lawyer Orly Taitz by a margin of roughly three-to-one in this month's primary election t ... More >>
Christopher VictorioUpdated 1:41 p.m. with Taitz's reaction at end of post. In the 24 hours before polls opened yesterday, national media outlets went abuzz with what they thought to be a scoop: Laguna Niguel birther leader Orly Taitz might win in her race to be the Republican nominee for Ca ... More >>
Christopher Victorio / OC WeeklyOrly Taitz speaks at CRA, where evil Chuck DeVore and Damon Dunn also spoke.Irvine State Assemblyman Chuck DeVore has seen his U.S. Senate run criticized for being futile because of DeVore's pretty-far-to-the-right policy stances. But maybe the guy's electable ... More >>
Christopher Victorio / OC WeeklyOrly at CRAUpdate, 2:10 p.m.: As our commenters below point out, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has handed down a curt judgment reaffirming the $20,000 in fines imposed upon Taitz by a federal judge last year. More here; the ruling can be downloaded here.Origina ... More >>
Carly Fiorina--the former Silicon Valley CEO and current U.S. Senate candidate who ruffled the feathers of Irvine assemblyman and fellow Republican nomination seeker Chuck DeVore with her campaign's "demon sheep" ad--apparently scored a big hit at this past weekend's GOP state convention in Santa Cl ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] Is GOP gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman really Arnold Schwarzenegger with a skirt?
We really, really wanted to take a break from writing about Orly Taitz today. It appears she's trying to get our attention, though. And maybe the police's as well.
damondunn.com / John GilhooleyBoth Dunn and Taitz like blue!While we weren't able to attend Dr. Orly Taitz's speech regarding "The Truth About Election Fraud" to the Orange County Federation of Republican Women today, we were, as always, able to read Taitz's blog (we've got good virus protection ... More >>
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 >>