John Hanna

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    "Press Conference" Against Iran Government Produces No News, Much Political Support in Irvine

    Rep. Laura Richardson (inset), Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Rep. Ed Royce, together at last.If the goal of a press conference is to produce a "big announcement" that makes news and warrants coverage--the usual reason one calls a press conference in the first place--then the Iran Sup ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2007

    Friday's Headlines & Surprises: All Big Money Issue!

    Yet Another USC Criminal: Laguna Beach billionaire Igor Olenicoff has pleaded guilty in a massive tax fraud scheme involving $346 million and Bahama bank accounts. A product of USC after fleeing the Soviet Union and Iran, Olenicoff lied to the IRS about the existence of the off shore accounts. He ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2007

    The Continuing Story of the Bunglin' Friends of Monsignor John

    Go visit the website of the Friends of Monsignor John, the brave individuals who sought to publicly support the Catholic Diocese of Orange's longtime point man in its horrendous sex-abuse scandal. Notice anything different? Notice there are no more comments, deleted or otherwise? Notice there are no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2007

    Showdown Between Sex-Abuse Survivors, Hanna Tonight

    It's hard to argue against survivors of Catholic sex abuse when the subject is the church's sex-abuse scandal, yet that's what Rancho Santiago Community College District board president John Hanna must do this afternoon. You'll recall that last week, the spin-friendly group Friends of Monsignor John ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2007

    "Friends of Monsignor John" Not Friends to Sex-Abuse Victims

    The "Friends of Monsignor John," a support group for embattled Diocese of Orange Monsignor John Urell that counts as members OC Blog founder Matt "Jubal" Cunningham and Rancho Santiago Community College District board president John Hanna, claim they care about sex-abuse victims. Indeed, a page on t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2007

    Urell Supporters Take Out Full-Page Ad in OC Register

    We rarely read past Page Four of the Orange County Register's front page, since anything beyond that is usually Macy's ads and rehashed Associated Press or Reuters blurbs. Indeed, we didn't read past page four this morning until an eagle-eyed reader (gracias, amigo) alerted us to a full-page ad take ... More >>

  • News

    January 27, 2005

    You Have To Be Afraid

    Orange Trustee Rocco Unveils The Partnership

  • Columns

    November 16, 2000
  • News

    November 16, 2000

    Fantasy Land

    Next time, for sure!