Phu Nguyen

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    [UPDATED:] Election 2010: Coker is Spun, Polled, Teabagged

    ​1:28 p.m.: Orange County agreed with state voters on most ballot initiatives, although more of us did want to keep choking on polluted air until the unemployment rate drops and most like the state budget approval process to remain fucked-up, thank you very much (probably because many are philosop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    Loretta Sanchez on Univisión: "Vietnamese" Trying to Take Her Congressional Seat Away from Democrats

    Sanchez: Needs a better helmet...​The Van Tran for Congress campaign put out a press release late last week claiming that their Moby Dick, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, blamed President Barack Obama for her dismal poll ratings in her appearance last week on Univisión's Al Punto program. If only! ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2010

    Sunday News Notes: New use for Mike Carona's head

    ​Sunday's local news highlights include:Wearing out the delete buttonRon Campbell, a Register investigative reporter who specializes in computer-assisted reporting, launched the first part of his four-part Sunday series on immigration and the California economy. Grab your magnifying glasses, becau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2010

    Sunday News Notes

    OC Dems party at the zoo​Today's local highlights include:Jerry Brown enjoys OC lovefest at zooDuring a Labor Day weekend party sponsored by local unions and inside the Santa Ana Zoo, attendees treated Jerry Brown, the state's current AG who wants to be governor again, like a rock star. Seema Meht ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    New York Times Gets Orange County Laughably, Stupidly Wrong

    Never forget what's in our DNA...​As someone who collects any and all articles, dissertations, and books on Orange County history, this past Sunday's Page One New York Times story on how our fair land "is no longer Nixon country" was the literary equivalent of Rick Bayless talking about Mexican cu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    Allan Mansoor Dinged for Hating Himself!

    ​It was tough being Arab American when Sami Bishara Mashney immigrated to the United States at age 23, during the height of the Iran-hostage crisis. He actually had to go Greek for awhile for his own safety. Of course, it's no picnic being Arab American now, which is why Mashney holds so much res ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    Can a Progressive Vietnamese Candidate Win Public Office in OC?

    ​No, not Phu Nguyen, who's trying to pull an upset in a State Assembly District race against the reprehensible Allan Mansoor. The progressive Vietnamese in question is Bao Nguyen, who's running for a spot on the Garden Grove Unified School District Board of Trustees this fall.We at the Weekly reme ... More >>

  • Features

    December 27, 2007

    Caricature Assassination

    2007: A year to remember

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2007

    Monday's Headlines & Surprises: Dems Stir in Little Saigon

    OC Republican Hysteria! One of the numerous anonymous bloggers at Matt Cunningham’s Republican OCBlog fretted this weekend about the alleged reguvenation of Vietnamese American Democratic activists in Little Saigon. According to the Oct. 6 posting, these people “are gearing up fast and furious t ... More >>