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 >>
June 13, 2011
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 >>
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?
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 emba ... 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 >>
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 >>