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Hugh Hewitt

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    Bush-Blasting Democrat/Former Alt. Weekly Writer is Nixon Library's Veteran's Day Speaker

    The Richard Nixon Foundation--the partisan, pro-Dick private arm of the public-run presidential library in Yorba Linda where they run the gift shop and present such speakers as Ann Coulter, Newt Gingrich and Hugh Hewitt--would never host a book signing by a writer from your favorite Orange County-ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    5 Examples of Why Passing Out Fliers of Obama with a Hitler Mustache is Soooo First Term

    Sheriff's deputies received a call Monday afternoon about two people near an ATM in the 23800 block of El Toro Road, Lake Forest, handing out fliers of President Barack Obama with an Adolf Hitler mustache. Given the timing with the "fiscal cliff" vote, one might assume these angry folks emerged fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    Tom Fuentes' Funeral a Parade of Pedophile Protectors and Apologists

    We at the Weekly had enough respect for former GOP chairman Tom Fuentes to not invade his funeral yesterday and cause a scene--but we're beholden to the truth, so damn straight we're going to blast his funeral for the parade of pedophile apologists and protectors that it was.The main attraction, of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Weenie Breitbart Columnist: Media Not Reporting on Kelly Thomas Murder Because He's White

    I remember weenie Breitbart.com columnist Ben Shapiro when he was a precocious snotnose back at UCLA taking the Hugh Hewitt road to fame: whining he was a conservative in liberal-land, and thus getting a column in the local paper despite exhibiting little talent but a hell of a lot of weenie-ness. H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2012

    Best of the LA Times Book Fest: New California and Old, and Bruce, too!

    Mr. Bib caught up with friends, and met new ones, at last weekend's Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at USC. I'd like nothing better than to do that every weekend. Imagine: a world where the value of literacy, poetry, science, the arts, civic participation is assume, despite or in opposition to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Richard Nixon's 99th Birthday Draws Friends, Family and Hugh Hewitt

    ​If Richard Nixon had not gone to that great pen of paranoia in the sky already, he would be at his library and birthplace in Yorba Linda more than just in spirit today to celebrate his 99th birthday.Hugh Hewitt, who originally came out west to help get the presidential library off the ground, wil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    Hugh Hewitt: Conservative Radio King Prefers Barack Obama Over Ron Paul

    ​Poor Ron Paul.The veteran Texas congressman running for the Republican presidential nomination by arguing for dramatic changes to the federal government can't get love from Orange County-related political figures.This week, conservative radio host/lawyer/author Hugh Hewitt--a former, post-preside ... More >>

  • News

    October 27, 2011

    OC's Scariest People 2011

    Celebrating the Day of the Dead with some of the county's worst offenders

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Election 2010: Gustavo Drinks Through the Election, Or: Trashing the Dems and Bashing Whitman

    ​Updated throughout the day, with the freshest post on top. Click after the jump for vignettes on Barbara Coe, Loretta Sanchez, Meg Whitman, and Borat!Midnight. Drink of choice: Alka-Seltzer...my pockets hurt. Loretta Sanchez has pulled away by thousands of votes, but we'll wait until the official ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    OC GOP Hack Ghostwrote for Hugh Hewitt to the Tune of Thousands of County Dollars

    ​What happens when a hack writes for a hack? Thousands of computer screens groan in digital agony under the dead weight of the product--and thousands of dollars of county money get wasted by pals.The feisty Friends for Fullerton's Future Blog has been embarrassing Orange County's preeminent Republ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Notorious Pedo-Priest Protector Apologist Matt Cunnigham Billed County for Work with OC Diocese

    Hewitt: Does he check county contracts for ways to shower money toward his pals?​For the past couple of weeks, the Friends for Fullerton's Future blog has been documenting with devastating effectiveness how Matt Cunningham--founder of OC Blog, longtime Republican activist, a supposed lover of smal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    John & Ken Will Mock Hugh Hewitt at Their Next Heads-on-a-Stick Rally!

    This Wednesday, as KFI-AM 640 hosts John Kobyalt and Ken Chiampou plugged their next mega-rally--it'll be at the Knott's Berry Farm of the Inland Empire, Tom's Farm in Corona next Saturday--one of them made the observation that a conservative talk-show host had previously mocked them and their liste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    New Hate-Group Tracking Website Tracks O.C. Hate Groups, Annoys Hugh Hewitt

    Brian Levin is the director for the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at Cal State San Bernardino, a frequent guest on my KPFK-FM 90.7 radio show, and someone who condemns hate groups on the left (that anti-Semitic imam whom the UCI Muslim Student Union always invites) and right (too many t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    Hugh Hewitt Says "Tit" on the Air?

    Sorry for not reporting as diligently on O.C. conservative yakmouth Hugh Hewitt as I did last year, but got a gem for you: yesterday, I do believe Baby Hewie said "tit" on the air!!!The context: Hewie was interviewing former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich near the 3 p.m. hour, mostly so the two ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Hugh Hewitt and Dennis Prager Rate Obama at Nixon Library

    Awe-inspiring? Vomit-inducing? Noise-abatement requiring? You be the judge as the 12-city national tour of News Talk 870-KRLA's syndicated radio triple threat--Irvine attorney-Chapman U law prof-MSM hater Hugh Hewitt, Zionist-unilateralist-culture war-declarer Dennis Prager and some guy named Michae ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    Vanity Fair Calls Baby Hewie "Two-Time Loser"

    *Updated, with new info on the bottom...We haven't posted on Orange County's own conservative talk-show windbag Hugh Hewitt in a long time, mostly because I got tired of listening both to his program and reading his blog. But a faithful reader clued us in to the latest Vanity Fair, a magazine I usua ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2008

    Obama Wins Presidential Election Thanks to Baby Hewie!

    The New York Observer is reporting that Orange County conservative yackmouth Hugh Hewitt unsuccessfully tried to sell a book proposal involving Republican presidential candidate Sarah Palin. We'd usually laugh at any Baby Hewie gaffe--the proposed title was How Sarah Palin Won the Election ... and S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2008

    Scheer Dick

    The rumbling you hear from the direction of Yorba Linda is not the sound from Jason Bay's home run last night finally hitting the turf. It's from Richard M. Nixon spinning in his grave! The HOR-ROR!!! This is because the grounds of the beloved presidential library and birthplace that surround his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2008

    Baby Hewie Firmly Aligned With Howard Homophobe Ahmanson

    In the couple of years I've been listening to local conservative blabbermouth Hugh Hewitt, I've seen the two causes he most firmly aligned himself with fail miserably: the 2006 mid-term election and the laughable presidential primary effort of Mitt Romney. Let's hope Hewie makes it a losing trifecta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2008

    Baby Hewie Can't Get His Manmade Catastrophes Straight

    Conservatives are livid about Nevada Senator Harry Reid's remarks that "coal makes us sick, oil makes us sick," and none is dumber with his analysis than OC's own talk-show blabbermouth, Hugh Hewitt. Instead of acknowledging that fossil fuels ain't exactly smelling roses (and if you don't believe th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2008

    Romney Drops Out, Cites Rick Warren Badly; Baby Hewie Cries

    In Mitt Romney's rambling, scary speech announcing he's dropping out of the Republican presidential campaign, the flip-flopper uttered this curious line: Americans love God, and those who don’t have faith, typically believe in something greater than themselves—a “Purpose Driven Life.” Wait ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2008

    Romney:Reagan = Hewitt:Smart

    Our beloved local conservative loudmouth Hugh Hewitt has spent the last half-year ranting about how Republican presidential candidate (and subject of his most-recent book) Mitt Romney is the next coming of Ronald Reagan to the point of nausea and idiocy. "Romney has reassembled the Reagan coalitio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2008

    Baby Hewie Also Pollyanna

    As Mitt Romney goes down in defeat after crushing defeat, Hugh Hewitt desperately continues to spin for his book subject by focusing on. . .the small margin of victory by which John McCain will win his home state of Arizona. "Given the Rush blast, the Dobson declaration, and Huck's strength in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2008

    When Your Candidate is Decimated, What's One to Do?

    Spin, of course! And that's exactly what Hugh Hewitt is doing. Despite his book boy Mitt Romney getting slammed tonight from the moderate wing by John McCain and by the right via the suddenly resurgent Mike Huckabee, Baby Hewie continues to insist there's hope for Mitt. All he can muster is that R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2008

    Hugh Hewitt and His "Attempted Coup"

    Nothing is more schadenfreude than seeing a self-righteous loudmouth get schooled, and that's what's happening with Hugh Hewitt as we speak. His guy Mitt Romney lost the Iowa caucus yesterday despite spending mucho dinero. Baby Hughie will be on the radio in a bit--in the meanwhile, he's blogging li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2007

    Hugh Hewitt Announces Most Anticlimactic Announcement Ever

    Over the weekend, Orange County's own nationally syndicated yack-mouth Hugh Hewitt announced what everyone who follows the fool already knew: He'll be voting for Mitt Romney in California's Republican primary. Even crazier, Baby Hughie spouted off this gem: We need another Reagan. I think that is ... More >>

  • 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

    October 12, 2007

    Friday's Headlines & Surprises: Why Did the Mayor Quote Mein Kampf at South Coast Plaza?

    Look! Up in the Sky! It's SuperFascist! Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor jumped into a phone booth, ripped off his Orange County Sheriff greens and donned something that would make him, at least outwardly, a man of substance: a fine suit, tie and shiny shoes. Yep, yesterday at a ceremony to celebrate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2007

    Monday's Headlines & Surprises: 200 million pixel TV!!!

    Is that a freckle? Reporter David Haldane finds that UC Irvine used a $300,000 federal grant to build a screen 100 times more detailed than the current best high-definition television. Its 23-by-9-foot display has 200 million pixels and is called the HIPerWall, according to the Times story. Student ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2007

    Catching Mitt

    Hey parents! Want to pay a couple hundred smackers to bring the family out to meet a guy who has no hope of becoming president? And never mind that -- could anything be more appealing than a barbecue hosted by a guy who not only won't touch alcohol, but doesn't even approve of caffeine? That's righ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2007

    Schou Mug Shot Hits LA Times

    Yes, OC Weekly investigative reporter Nick Schou got his mug shot in today's Los Angeles Times. No, he wasn't participating again in a riot, peeking inside an undercover DEA 18-wheeler or even driving solo in the HOV lane. A year or so ago, Schou thought it'd be fun to perform his normal work duti ... More >>

  • News

    August 31, 2006

    Why We Work

    Labor Day 2006: Our Salute to Great Jobs

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2006

    More Reasons to Read Michelle Malkin

    The commies that read this rag probably don't know that conservatives sparked the blogosphere revolution (mostly OC-based blabbermouth Hugh Hewitt), but it's true, Huffington Post notwithstanding. And few blogs are more widely read that the hysterical fits of cutey-pie/bitch Michelle Malkin, the gal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2006

    Decoding the Times' cry for help

    As R. Scott Moxley observes at the end of his dissection of Dana Parsons' attempt to slap a coat of whitewash on the lazy and error-filled reporting of the Haidl rape case Parsons has filled his L.A. Times column with, the Times has a new slogan for its Orange County advertising: Now More Than Ever. ... More >>

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    October 20, 2005
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    November 25, 2004
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    November 25, 2004
  • Columns

    November 4, 2004

    Party Like Its 1992!

    And suck it, Hugh Hewitt!

  • Columns

    March 11, 2004
  • News

    January 29, 2004

    Fat Man Talking

    Everything I ever really needed to know about television I learned from Jerry Nachman

  • Columns

    December 4, 2003
  • News

    April 17, 2003

    The Wars Most Unusual Casualty

    Registers relationship with Fox News anchor dead in fight over Iraqi war coverage

  • Features

    January 2, 2003
  • Columns

    October 31, 2002
  • News

    June 21, 2001

    A Silva Foot in His Mouth

    Jim Silva, live and unplugged in Newport

  • Features

    January 4, 2001
  • Columns

    January 4, 2001
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    September 21, 2000
  • News

    May 4, 2000

    Mr. Ingratitude

    Note to Don Bren: Take this bailout and shove it

  • News

    March 16, 2000

    You Are Surrounded by Idjits, Mostly

    Our cruel but insightful wrap-up of OC Elections

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