President Barack Obama felt compelled today to whine about tough words Susan Rice, his United Nation's ambassador, has taken from two Republican senators over the Sept. 11 Benghazi tragedy.At one point during his White House press conference, Obama looked as if he wanted to fist fight John McCain an ... More >>
To continue on this morning's cylindrical god theme is a ridiculous story coming out of Washington, D.C. involving that legendary borderlands offspring, the chimichanga, a clueless Washington Post, columnist and pendejo Democrats and Republicans fighting over the tamale pie that is the Latino ele ... More >>
The Glass House
NOH8 CampaignTale of the tapeIn the November 2008 election, 579,064 Orange County voters wanted John McCain to be president of the United States right now (versus 549,558 for Barack Obama). By extension, Cindy McCain was 50.2 percent of the electorate's choice for first lady (versus 47.6 percent ... More >>
Among those commenting to the extended-play interview with Buena Park Pastor Wiley Drake over his legal action contending Barack Obama was not born in this country and should not be sworn in as president is Linda from Mariposa, who writes:The Certificate of live birth is not a birth certificate--per ... More >>
. . . and if that happened, would the righty Red County blog have to change its name? Final election results from OC: PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT Completed Precincts: 2109 of 2109 Vote Count Percentage JOHN MCCAIN / SARAH PALIN (REP) 430,360 50.8% BARACK OBAMA / JOE BIDEN (DEM) 401,605 47.4 ... More >>
Gramps is just gonna rest his eyes some... Orange County Democrats are justifiably happy today as their presidential candidate will be sworn in on Inauguration Day Jan. 20, 2009. And they can take some pride in the Barack Obama-Joe Biden Democratic ticket's 401,605 votes being only 28,755 votes shy ... More >>
State GOP chairman Ron Nehring: "Lease, don't buy..." The state GOP's "Victory Night Party" (hah!) was over before it started. Driving over to the Hyatt Regency Irvine to make the 8:30 p.m. start time, I was talking on my Bluetooth to my brother in San Francisco when he informed me John McCain was ... More >>
In the new issue of the Weekly, you'll find Greg Stacy's list of 25 reasons why John McCain sucks. To this, I'd like to add reason #26: He once referred to Bridget, his adopted Bangladeshi daughter, as "this ugly, black thing." Maybe. Or probably? You be the judge, and read this first-person story ... More >>
Vietnam Veterans Against John McCain allege Maverick was a lousy pilot who lost five U.S. Navy aircraft, four in accidents and one in combat. Who the hell does this McCain guy think he is, Bob Dornan? As the Weekly's R. Scott Moxley so colorfully illustrated in his 1996 expose “The Secret Lives ... More >>
There are two very important cultural happenings tonight. Presidential nominees John "My Friends" McCain and Barack Obama will engage in a sure-to-be-scintillating debate of domestic policy and the economy at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex on the campus of Hofstra University in Long ... More >>
Please, Plies, come out in support of Sarah Palin Young Jeezy's brief flirtation with John McCain on the set of Saturday Night Live aside, it's clear rappers favor Barack Obama by a wide margin in this election. (Check out this survey, for starters.) Though emcee after emcee has supported Obama wit ... More >>
During Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church Obama-McCain interviews earlier this month, the pastor asked McCain to identify the “three wisest people that [sic] you know that you would rely on heavily in an administration.” McCain quickly named General David Petraeus and Lindsey Graham, a Republica ... More >>
While John McCain was inside the Island Hotel in Newport Beach yesterday rallying funds for his general election war chest, three—count 'em, three!—separate rallies, uh, rallied outside. Let’s start with the obvious: Orange County, presidential candidate who stops short of proposing mass dep ... More >>
Republican presidential candidate and war-lover, John McCain, will be in our neck of the woods tomorrow to rub elbows (raise money) with the rich folks whom he will help make richer if he takes office in 2008. McCain's meeting with the GOP big bucks will take place at the Island Hotel in Newport B ... More >>
The raw vote totals in OC tell the realand really amazingstory of Super Tuesday
On a cool evening in the heart of Little Saigon loud firecrackers periodically exploded as Vietnamese Americans celebrated the coming of Tet (Vietnamese New Year) and something that should comfort Anaheim Mayor Curt Pringle: the launching of the Year of the Rat. Of course, I'm kidding. According t ... More >>
Well, the votes from all 2076 precincts have been tallied. No huge surprises, but here are the final numbers in the presidential race: Democrats:Hillary ClintonBarack ObamaVote Count: 141,668Vote Count: 96,967 55.47.9% Republicans:John McCainMitt Romney Vote Count: 117,333Vote Count: 109,877 39.77. ... More >>
Throughout his radio show yesterday, Hugh Hewitt kept emphasizing that true conservatives despised John McCain, that true conservatives must vote for Mitt Romney. He repeatedly cited the examples of Rush Limbaugh and James Dobson, who insisted they'd never vote for McCain. To stick to one's principl ... More >>
...that his attempted branding of James Dobson's diatribe against John McCain as the "Dobson Declaration" smacks of lame Churchillian aspirations? Gracias.
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 >>
From OCVote.com as of 8:10 p.m. Democrats:Hillary ClintonBarack ObamaVote Count: 52,602Vote Count: 25,443 58.5(.3% Republicans:John McCainMitt Romney Vote Count: 56,586 Vote Count: 38,611 42.1(.7%Note: Both Clinton and McCain are leading statewide.
Top dogs are still the same as of 9 p.m. and only 106 of 2076 precincts are accounted for. It's gonna be a loooong night! Democrats:Hillary ClintonBarack ObamaVote Count: 52,854Vote Count: 25,543 58.5(.3% Republicans:John McCainMitt Romney Vote Count: 56,800Vote Count: 38778 42.1(.7%More here.
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 >>
We like Arizona Senator and Republican presidential candidate John McCain much more than his automaton flip-flopper (and Hugh Hewitt favorite) main opponent, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney. But we've never been able to understand why Little Saigon's power brokers never asked McCain to ap ... More >>
Who are the OC players who contributed to the 2008 presidential candidates?
Faithful readers of ¡Ask a Mexican! know that my favorite whipping boy is the Guatemalans. Turns out, according to Time magazine's blog, chapines also serve the same purpose for presidential candidate John McCain. Is the Mexican influencing national sentiment toward the Mayan menace?
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