What do Robert McNamara, Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Robert Gates and Leon Panetta have in common with Orange County Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez?Almost nothing, but just wait.It's highly unlikely that President Barack Obama would ever name Sanchez to be a Secretary of Defense in his administrati ... More >>
As expected, Dana Rohrabacher--Orange County's senior career politician--embarrassed the county during a Jan. 27 appearance on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher and then got into a Twitter fight with a viewer who called him "a pathetic old queen.""I'm happy, not gay," Rohrabacher felt the need to d ... More >>
There was a time during the unresolved county redistricting process when it appeared the congressional districts of Reps. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove) and Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) might melt into one.Maybe that explains why these Members of Congress are starting to sound like one ... More >>
Marisa Gerber/OC WeeklyOn June 13, 1971, the New York Times published parts of the Pentagon Papers, which led to Watergate and eventually Nixon's resignation.Yesterday, exactly 40 years later, the report was released in its entirety at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba L ... More >>
On June 13, 1971 the New York Times published parts of the Pentagon Papers, which led to Watergate and eventually Nixon's resignation. Yesterday, exactly forty years later, the report was released in its entirety at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda (and a few other ... More >>
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, congratulates the armed forces, the intelligence community and President Barack Obama in a statement issued about the Commander-in-Chief's announcement that Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. m ... More >>
Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove) has issued a statement condemning North Korea for firing dozens of artillery shells at South Korea's Yeonpyeong Island, killing two South Korean soldiers and wounding 15.The freshly reelected congresswoman, who is the ranking female member on the House Armed ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] OCSD's omission of key facts about a stalled car crashes a burglary prosecution
Christopher VictorioSanchez addressed OC Dems at recent Pelosi party The new National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) has a little less unbridled testosterone in it than previous versions of the annual legislation thanks to Orange County Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, who addressed two of her pe ... More >>
TheWhiteHouse.govDr. Jill Biden is scheduled to honor the Santa Ana Police Department and 14 other employers.Santa Ana Police Department honorees will be praised in Washington, D.C., by a Biden.But it won't be Joe Biden.It'll be the vice president's wife, Dr. Jill Biden, who will do the honors, t ... More >>
Ever since my cover story last Thursday hit the online conspiracy websites, my inbox has been bombarded with emails from folks obsessed with the events of Sept. 11, 2001 as they pertain to the U.S. Pentagon and an American Airlines jet that either did or didn't hit the building, depending on what th ... More >>
In honor of our 37th president's would-be birthday today we here at the Weekly have decided to create a quiz to test our readers' knowledge of their only locally born president, Richard Nixon. He's from Yorba Linda, donchaknow. 1. What is Dick's middle name? A. Homer B. Bart C. Smithers D. Milhous ... More >>
Democrats flip-flop on SoCal bribery case report: Greg Miller at the Los Angeles Times says an internal investigations report by the House Intelligence Committee continues to remain off-limits to the public. The politicians don't want the masses to see even a declassified summary report on the embar ... More >>
Top U.S. Secrets to Crooks, Idiots and Dopers: The Hill newspaper in Washington, D.C., reports this morning that the Pentagon, the guys running the Iraq War, now want Congress to allow national security clearances for government employees who are “ex-convicts, drug addicts and mentally incompeten ... More >>
If your plan for getting your taxes done before the looming deadline involves using Turbo Tax's online service, you may want to reconsider. According to NBC 4 in Washington D.C., a customer wanting to check her tax info Turbo-ly, discovered something big and bad by accident. ""I knew immediately ... More >>
From a list compiled by the UK newspaper, The Independent: 2,973 Total number of people killed (excluding the 19 hijackers) in the September 11, 2001 attacks 72,000 Estimated number of civilians killed worldwide since September 11, 2001 as a result of the war on terror 2 Number of years since US ... More >>
Former DA homicide chief says El Toro officer was murdered
The El Toro Shuffle? The Great Park Gavotte? The Irvine Ranch Water District Toxic Waltz? We should come up a name for the little dance. It's a simple four step dance, and very familiar one. Scientists point out a looming environmental threat and call for government action. The Bush administration, ... More >>
Regardless of whether or not the Bush administration will succeed in its plan to introduce democracy into Iraq through an armed invasion and years of chaotic violence, it now appears that the administration has succeeded in bringing to Iraq something the country has had very little of since the Brit ... More >>
A bad year for Bush is bad for all of us
Bring me the head of the head head doctor!
It’s the new plastic, and the military-industrial complex wants it all. That’s bad news for Anaheim’s Anchor Products
We remember everything
Suspicious neurologist wins probe of brothers death, which uncovers foul playhis own
Chalmers Johnson on why things that cant go on forever dont
Earl Morris Robert McNamara documentary is half in, half out of the fog
An El Toro officers 1991 death could re-open controversy over military drug trafficking
Famous war correspondent Gordon Dillow struggles with his truth
Rumsfeld lobbies locals to celebrate the invasion of Iraq
This time, its sexual
67 things you might want to know before the bombs drop
And who gets to say what Richard Pettena means?
Reagans fantasy of lasers in the sky hits earth again. But is anybody watching?
El Toro for sale
Two great tastes that taste great together!
Welcome to South Orange County, home of uranium 238, illegal immigrants, rare trout, and the most powerful military laser in the world
$50 billion-per-year company continues to receive welfare handouts
Are American POWs still being held in Southeast Asia?
OC firm still chasing Reagan's (costly) dream
Beneath the South County Congressman's Mr. Vanilla exterior beats the heart of an old-fashioned, log-rolling, back-scratching, pork barreling special-interest pol