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    April 3, 2014

    Impeach Obama Group Forms to Protest President's UC Irvine Commencement Gig

    Remember the unbridled joy that was unleashed when UC Irvine revealed Barack Obama will speak at the 50th anniversary graduation ceremony at Angel Stadium on June 14? I recall video of students hooting and hollering as if finals were canceled and blanket A's were given out. Well, it turns out not e ... More >>

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    October 17, 2013

    Discrimination Lawsuit Highlights Orange County's Ongoing Struggle With Racism

    [Moxley Confidential] Plus, there's murder on the menu, housing contractors violating bookmaking laws and lawmakers booking speeches

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    December 13, 2012

    Rep. Loretta Sanchez, A Future Secretary of Defense?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    Did Julian Castro's DNC Convention Speech Signal The Decline of OC's Loretta Sanchez?

    Just four years ago, Loretta Sanchez--the veteran, Democrat congresswoman from Anaheim--repeatedly won significant national network TV attention on the arm of Hilary Clinton in the Democratic Party presidential primaries. Part of that focus happened when Sanchez continued to stridently advocate for ... More >>

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    December 27, 2011

    Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who is the Richest Orange County Congressman of Them All?

    ​U.S. Rep. Gary G. Miller (R-Brea), is the eighth wealthiest Member of Congress, the 18th wealthiest when combining members of both houses and Orange County's richest congressman by far, according to numbers recently crunched by the Center for Responsive Politics. The nonprofit and nonpartisan cen ... More >>

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    October 31, 2011

    HARD Haunted Mansion: Skrillex, Major Lazer and Caspa at Shrine Expo Hall

    Timothy Norris/LA Weekly​HARD Haunted MansionShrine Expo HallOct. 28-29, 2011 When I spoke to HARD founder Gary Richards about his goals with the festival series, he made it clear that he wanted to disassociate HARD from the raver scene. His attempts have been semi-successful--though there were no ... More >>

  • News

    August 4, 2011

    Lupe Gomez Is a Triple Player

    The Santa Ana businessman's big idea got the Mexican government to help spruce up immigrants' hometowns and got him into politics back home

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    February 25, 2011

    Rohrabacher, Royce, Campbell and Other Doves vs. Pelosi, Waxman and Other Hawks

    ​Before shock and awe, there was just give peace a chance. The call for a surge in Iraq drew a push-back from MoveOn.orgers. Doves bristle at endless warfare.Ah, the good old days. Now, down is up, Simon Cowell is Jennifer Lopez, and hawks who once warned "You-break-it, you-fix-it" are talking pul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Election 2010: Moxley Watches The OC Republicans

    Jonathan Ho / OC WeeklyTran: Not time to concede. ​1:00 a.m.: Van Tran Remains HopefulInside the converted Garden Grove Blockbuster store, Van Tran continues to hold onto his dream of defeating Loretta Sanchez. Tran is trailing by more than 5,000 votes--and the gap seems to be getting larger. But ... More >>

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    October 25, 2010

    Video Killed the Orange County Interwebs Horror Show Star

    ​Today's installment of The Orange County Interwebs Horror Show--which compiles things from and about this paradise we live in--will blow your eyeballs as well as your mind. And you don't even have to visit our adult section for the pleasure! After the jump are OC-related videos for your viewing e ... More >>

  • News

    September 2, 2010

    Barney Frank Rallies Dems for Loretta Sanchez

    [Moxley Confidential] Does she really need his help?

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    July 11, 2010

    Sunday News Notes

    ​Sunday highlights from the local media include:NEW MOONINGThe annual mooning of Amtrak train passengers happened yesterday in Laguna Hills and the OC Register was there to take pictures and video of the "nearly 100" participants. For the front page of the local section story, the Reg published a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    Lady Gaga Bio Comic: Low On Gaga, Big On Bill

    ​Bluewater Comics has made a name for itself in non-comics circles thanks to its line of biographical books featuring such luminaries as Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh, Nancy Pelosi and Stephenie Meyer. Last week, the publisher released the Fame: Lady Gaga bio comic, and with it, Bluewater d ... More >>

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    May 11, 2010

    Our Shortlist of Superintendents for Capistrano Unified

    Illustration by Evan YarboroughFormer CUSD Supt. Woodrow Carter, presumably resting in retirement.​The beleaguered Capistrano Unified School District has been through about, oh, 732 different superintendents in the past, say, four years. Following the firing of facial-loving supe Woodrow Carter la ... More >>

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    March 18, 2010

    Ed Royce Brings House GOP Leader Boehner to OC But Not His District minority leader (and future speaker?) John Boehner.​It costs $200 to join Rep. Ed Royce's Congressional Club, but membership has its privileges. Among them, an invitation to the Fullerton Republican's April 6 "private briefing" on the 2010 elections with House minority l ... More >>

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    February 21, 2010

    Did Van Tran Steal California Conservative Group's Endorsement?

    (photo by Christopher Victorio)Newcomer Pham (right) came within one vote of blocking Tran's (left) CRA endorsement​Inside a packed Costa Mesa hotel ballroom yesterday, Orange County's most enthusiastic conservative political activists met to hear candidate speeches and issue endorsements while pa ... More >>

  • News

    February 11, 2010

    Sheriff's Deputies Wreck Another Case

    [Moxley Confidential] OCSD's omission of key facts about a stalled car crashes a burglary prosecution

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    January 28, 2010
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    December 16, 2009

    How Many Anti-Illegals, Anti-Liberal Buzzwords Can Royce Work Into His Anti-Healthcare Rant?

    Rantin' Royce!​It's the home game sweeping the Republic: Count how many anti-liberal/anti-illegals/pro-hater buzzwords and references are in the latest email to supporters from Rep. Ed Royce (R-The White Side of Fullerton).The email (Punctuation, capitalizations and boldface intact) follows after ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Loretta Sanchez Wants Fewer U.S. Soldiers Who Hate Women

    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 >>

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    December 7, 2009

    A Rainbow of Patriots/Crazies Greet Nancy Pelosi in Irvine

    Chris Victorio​America is diverse! Yes it's true. For proof, we present a list, with commentary, of the various demographics we encountered at Friday night's catch-all protest of Nancy Pelosi's arrival at the Irvine Hilton for a Democratic Party of OC event:

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    December 7, 2009

    Who Says Orange County's Gotten More Liberal?

    Last Friday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi came to Orange County, this nation's famed hotbed of the political Right, and all we got were these--well, okay--great photographs of demonstrators.Chris Victorio​ As my colleague Spencer Kornhaber noted in an earlier post, certain quarters of our count ... More >>

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    December 7, 2009

    Irvine Councilman Slammed For Disrespecting Nancy Pelosi

    Christopher VictorioDid Steven Choi embarrass Irvine? ​Dan Chmielewski at the blog today blasted Irvine Councilman and state Assembly candidate Steven Choi for pinning to his back a small poster depicting U.S. House of Representative Speaker Nancy Pelosi as Stalin, the brutal Russian ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    Republicans Spoof Loretta Sanchez's Holiday Card

    ​--This week the National Republican Congressional Campaign committee in Washington, D.C. spoofed Democrat Loretta Sanchez's latest, famous holiday greeting card. To view, Sanchez's card go here. Sanchez says she's "delivering real results" for Orange County. But the NRCC pegs OC's lone Democrat r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2009

    Join Orly Taitz by Greeting Nancy Pelosi in Irvine (Updated!)

    When we blogged the announcement from the Democratic Party of Orange County that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi would be addressing the group at its annual awards dinner on Dec. 4, we speculated that Tea Partiers (or 'baggers, if you will) would show up outside with pitchforks and Hitler signs. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Register Report on State Dinner for India Leader Is Bombayboozled

    Rep. Ed Royce loves Indiana food.​Not that yours truly would want to get into a pissing match with the Orange County Register over typos, but Washington Bureau chief Dena Bunis' "Total Buzz" blog post on Congressman Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) attending President Barack Obama's first State Dinner--in ... More >>

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    October 20, 2009

    Pelosi Coming to OC, Maybe Celebrates Her Disapproval Spike

    ​It'll only cost ya $150 to see Nancy Pelosi in Orange County. The Democratic Party of OC's 15th annual Harry S. Truman Awards Dinner on Dec. 4 will feature the House Majority Leader as keynote speaker. Santa Ana State Assemblyman Jose Solorio will take home the Truman, while Florice Hoffman  ... More >>

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    September 24, 2009
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    September 16, 2009

    UC Irvine Seeks to Cut Through Healthcare Reform Bullshit

    The AFL-CIO convention in Pittrburgh voted last night to endorse single-payer, universal healthcare for all Americans, and rU.S. Senator Max Baucus (D-Montana) just trotted out to reporters his bill to provide non-single-payer, non-universal healthcare for not-quite-all Americans. Coincidence? ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009

    Lt. Dan Choi on His "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Setback

    Former Tustin resident Lt. Dan Choi issued the following statement regarding a military panel in New York recommending he be discharged from the Army: Dear friend -- I've got some bad news. After 10 years of service to our country--including leading combat patrols, rebuilding schools and transl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    As Rep. Calvert Beams Over Gipper Statue, Many Fume

    Courtesy U.S. Capitol"Ladies and gentlemen, the statue of Ronald Reagan," the announcer inside the Capitol Rotunda said last Wednesday before House Speaker Nancy Pelosi helped 87-year-old Nancy Reagan to her feet so she could tug back the blue drape cloaking Chas Fagan's 7-foot bronze statue of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    Will Little Saigon Bring Down Loretta Sanchez?

    North Orange County state Assemblyman Van Tran announced thru the Register's Martin Wisckol today that he hopes to be the 2010 Republican challenger to OC's lone Democratic member of congress: Loretta Sanchez. The news is as surprising as a six-hour traffic jam on the 55 or four-year-old, three-foo ... More >>

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    March 30, 2009

    OC Toilet-to-Tap Plan Wins Funding in Omnibus Package

    Included in the land- and water-conserving Omnibus Public Land Management Act signed into law today by President Obama is a bill providing $6 million in federal funding to help finance future phases of the Orange County Groundwater Replenishment Project--a.k.a. the "toilet to tap plan." The pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    Where Obama Might Chow Down During His OC Visit

    We may have been thwarted in our attempt to get tickets to see Obama speak at the OC Fair & Event Center later today, but that doesn't stop us from trying to guess where he might fill up on his OC jaunt, should hunger strike. Both Barack and Michelle are known for their love of food. They don't ... More >>

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    November 6, 2008
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    August 28, 2008
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    July 28, 2008

    Ringy Dingy With the Wingy Dingies

    Don't you hate it when solicitors, poll takers and bill collectors phone just as you're sitting down to dinner? But who in their right mind would hang up on their Man in Congress? In this case, Dana Rohrabacher was conducting a telephonic town hall the other night. The thing that became most clear ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2008

    Survey Says...Not Much

    We recently heard from a reader in Santa Ana who received a copy of the "Republican Party Census Document," along with an introductory letter from the RNC stating that "your answers will represent the views and opinions of ALL Republican voters living in your voting district...Unless we hear from YO ... More >>

  • Film

    May 10, 2007

    New Reviews

    We recommend: After the Wedding, Away From Her, The Ex, The Hi

  • Culture

    April 19, 2007

    Living Doll

    Ibsen, via Bergman, gets a treatment thats too lively

  • Columns

    January 25, 2007

    I Hate People

    Poor, pitiful pearl goes to OCMA

  • Columns

    November 16, 2006

    Commie Girl

    Madam Chairwoman: Rock on!

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2006

    The Party's Over

    Our R. Scott Moxley reports that, by the end of the night at the Hyatt Regency Irvine, the older Republicans in the room showed on their faces exactly what they felt: worry, frustration, indignation. But the Young Republican types in their 20s and 30s were not missing a beat--or a drop of hooch--as ... More >>

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    November 7, 2006

    Nguyen: Loretta tried to lynch me

    Theo Douglas reporting from ... GARDEN GROVE--It was almost 9:30 election night, and when Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) said on TV "The Democrats vow to lead the most open, honest and ethical Congress in history," the mood at 47th Congressional District Republican candidate Tan Nguyen's campai ... More >>

  • Columns

    May 4, 2006


    'Use your BRAINS, eat your BEANS!'

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    May 27, 2004
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    June 19, 2003
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    April 17, 2003
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    November 21, 2002
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    October 8, 1998

    Ron Packard, Military Whore

    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

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