Dennis Kucinich

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    Tom Hayden Alert! OC Assemblyman-Labeled "Traitor" to Sneak Behind the Orange Curtain

    Remember when Newport Beach's then-Assemblyman (and then-living) Gil Ferguson called his colleague on the Democratic side of the aisle Tom Hayden of Santa Monica a traitor? Good times ... Go ahead, ask Hayden about it when he makes an appearance behind the fabled Orange Curtain next week.

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2012

    Tim Carpenter, OC-Tied Director of Progressive Democrats of America, Calls On Federal Spending Boost

    Cal State Fullerton graduate Tim Carpenter--a longtime, popular liberal activist in Orange County before moving to Massachusetts--is calling on Democrats to resist Republican attempts to shortchange middle class and low income Americans in advance of the federal government's so-called looming "fisca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2012

    Some People's History of the Century: Not Everybody's, and Very Slowly

    Today I offer a frustratingly joyful--if joyfully frustrated--celebration of a book which seems to have been written just for you, by which I mean me, us. It arrives to meet a need, answer a desire. It's impossible, finally, for The Bibliofella not to share without also going on and on, and in this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    Jenna Jameson's for Mitt Romney But What About These 8 Porn Actresses?

    We mentioned earlier how adult entertainer-turned-Huntington Harbour mom Jenna Jameson and gay pornpressario Michael Lucas are solidly behind (oofa!) Mitt Romney for president, while Ron Jeremy likes, but probably will not vote for, the former Massachusetts governor.Well, we now know how eight other ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    [UPDATED with Irvine Call for Closure:] Tim Carpenter Back to "No Nukes" San Onofre with All His Old Progressive Pals

    UPDATE, APRIL 25, 10:53 A.M.: As expected, the Irvine City Council Tuesday night called for the shutdown of the nuclear power plant 22 miles away, the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS).Among the more than 200 people who turned out for the agenda item was Arnie Gundersen, a former nuclear ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    Progressive Counterparts to Teabaggers Brown Bag It at Local Congressional Offices Today

    ​House members are being criticized for leaving Washington, D.C., without a federal budget vote to campaign in their districts before the November election. Some Orange County Congress people, like their brethren around the country, can escape the scorn by sharing a brown bag lunch at their distri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    The Bard of the Gypsy Den Replies to the Democratic Party's Plea for Midterm Money

    What, me worry?​Ann Marie Habershaw, chief operating officer of the Democratic National Committee, sent out one of those mass emails claiming her party has a plan to do well in the mid-term elections--if the person receiving the message sends back five bucks by tonight. Little did H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Progressive Stars Mimi Kennedy, David Clennon, Norman Solomon to Attend Newport Coast Reception Tonight

    TheRagBlog.blogspot.comThe PDA's chairwoman, actress Mimi Kennedy, and national director, Tim Carpenter.​If out-of-town Republicans can sweep into Newport Beach every campaign cycle to scoop up cash for their causes and candidates, why can't Democrats?

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    Tim Carpenter Returns Home to Push Single-Payer Healthcare

    Progressive Democrats of AmericaTim Carpenter makes his single-payer pitch.Tim Carpenter had been the longtime face of progressive politics in Orange County before leaving in 2002 to become a top organizer for Dennis Kucinich's presidential bid followed by his current post: national director of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2008

    Tim Carpenter: Back With a Vengeance

    “I haven't seen you since 1988,” Tim Carpenter says with astonishment as he finally recognizes the progressive activist whose hand he's been shaking during a brief break between a press conference and rally for Democratic candidates at the Teamsters Local 952 union hall in Orange last Friday. B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2008

    Dick's Out

    That's right, folks. Dick Cheney is in town today to attend a high-dollar fundraiser for fellow Republican Ken Calvert. You may remember Ken from his 1993 arrest for soliciting a prostitute in Corona. Or maybe it's from his 2006 designation by the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics as one of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2008

    First shocker of the night!

    ABC calls Utah for Romney! Which is like calling Berkeley for Kucinich...

  • Features

    January 24, 2008


    Who are the OC players who contributed to the 2008 presidential candidates?

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2007

    Monday's Headlines. No Surprises.

    Need a Carona/Haidl primer? Paul Pringle and Christine Hanley provide one in today's Times. Or you could just skim the Moxley archives. Flying (and crashing) solo: An OC sheriff's deputy crashed his cruiser into a tree on an on-ramp to the I-405 in Seal Beach early this morning. The Register report ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2007

    Dennis the Not-Very-Menacing

    Ohio Congressman and looooong shot Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich is coming to Republican-dominated Orange County later this month to rally some funds for his cause. During his visit he is expected to speak briefly and then, well, collect money. Here are some things Kucinich migh ... More >>

  • Film

    August 3, 2006



  • Film

    August 3, 2006

    Picks 'n' Pans

    Don't miss Freedom From Despair and Mojados: Through the Night at Fullerton Film Fest. Don't bother: A Dios Momo Dem Bones

    Web Exclusive! Let's Help the Democrats Find Their Spines

  • Columns

    June 10, 2004
  • Culture

    March 25, 2004

    Supersize This

    Orange Coast Colleges trendiest watch your waistline for extra credit

  • Columns

    March 18, 2004
  • News

    March 11, 2004

    Dead Man Talking

    The Passion of the Kucinich finds an audience in Long Beach

  • Features

    March 4, 2004

    American Bigmouth

    The right, and even some on the left, would love to shut up Michael Moore. But he aint budging

  • News

    February 26, 2004

    Deja You

    Agran and Kucinich could be twins . . . very wee twins

  • Columns

    February 19, 2004

    How Will We Know?

    Only our vaginas know for sure!

  • Culture

    January 29, 2004
  • Columns

    January 15, 2004

    Whos Your Daddy?

    Its Rebecca Schoenkopf!

  • Columns

    August 28, 2003

    A Patriot Acts

    His sons death leads Fernando Suarez del Solar to speak out against the war

  • Columns

    August 21, 2003

    This Slaphappy Summer

    Corndogs and Paella in OC; Braunsweiger in the Governors Mansion

  • Columns

    August 14, 2003
  • Columns

    August 7, 2003

    Dont Bitch, Vote Kucinich!

    OC activists rally to underdog candidate

  • News

    June 26, 2003
  • Columns

    June 19, 2003
  • Columns

    May 22, 2003

    Serious Stuff

    Whitey and War

  • News

    March 13, 2003
  • News

    March 6, 2003
  • News

    December 5, 2002

    Give It Up, Al

    Citizen Gore's shadow campaign

  • News

    October 10, 2002
  • News

    February 7, 2002

    Space Case

    Apparently theres something called Space Command . . . and theyll control the weather