Randy "Duke" Cunningham

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Delecia Holt, 3-Time Candidate for Congress, Loses Appeal of Felony Fraud Conviction

    ​UPDATE, AUG. 23, 5:18 P.M.: The state appeals court in Santa Ana rejected three-time congressional candidate Delecia Holt's appeal of seven of the nine fraud felonies that have her locked up at the state prison in Chowchilla (say hi to Omaima Nelson!). The 49-year-old Republican who has floated b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    [UPDATED WITH SENTENCE:] 3-Time GOP Congressional Candidate Delecia Holt Convicted for Defrauding Hotels, Stealing Car

    Courtesy of Orange County District AttorneyDeleica Holt's booking photo.​Delecia Holt, the 48-year-old Aliso Viejo Republican who ran three times for Congress in Orange and San Diego counties, was released from the jail she's been sitting in since her Oct. 7, 2008, arrest for defrauding Orange Cou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    3-Time GOP Candidate for Congress in Court for Thefts From Hotels, Comedians, Phone Company and Mercedes Dealer

    Not Deleica Holt's campaign poster but her booking photo.​Delecia Holt, 48, of Aliso Viejo, ran as a Republican in special elections to replace Rep. Christopher Cox (R-Newport Beach), who left Congress in 2005 to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission, and Randy "Duke" Cunningham (R-San Dieg ... More >>

  • News

    February 14, 2008
  • Features

    October 25, 2007

    OC's Scariest People

    Our Congressional delegation tops this year’s list of 33 villains (31 for October, plus two more to get to the Dia de los Muertos, ese)

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2007

    OC Lawyer Tossed From CA Republican Bribery Case

    A federal judge in San Diego removed Mark Geragos from a sensational bribery case yesterday because the (in)famous Orange County-based defense lawyer refused to agree to a federal background check before receiving classified national-security-related data. Geragos—who worked for convicted wife-a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2006

    Public Service for Fun and Profit (Gary Miller edition)

    Is it any wonder that Congressman Gary Miller (R-Diamond Bar) coasts to easy wins every election? His district, the 42nd (which covers eastern OC and doglegs down over Mission Viejo), is one of the state's most reliably Republican districts, and Gary Miller doesn't just embrace those beliefs Republ ... More >>

  • News

    November 9, 2006

    Raise Those Glasses, Boyos!

    Election night with the biggest losers

  • 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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2006

    Turning Pork Into Spam

    From Bill Allison's blog, Under the Influence, over at the Sunlight Foundation: DEAR FRIEND: We want to transfer out of Washington ($207,000.000.00 USD) Two hundred seven million United States Dollars) earmarked from a Government Account in Washington D.C. I am looking for reliable and honest person ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 12, 2006

    Commie Girl

    Blame Baseball: While most Californians were watching the Dodgers, democracy died a little in HB

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2006

    The Game Goes On

    You may remember this Arnold Schwarzenegger commercial from the recall election, which described how Sacramento works: "Here's how it works. Money goes in. Favors go out. The people lose. We need to send a message. Game over." Well, if you thought you were sending a message by voting for Schwarze ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2006

    Requiescat in Pace, IVth Amendment

    FOURTH AMENDMENT: "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to b ... More >>

  • Food

    May 4, 2006

    Mama Needs a Sugar Daddy

    To take her to Aire every night of the week

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2006

    Corruption breeds bargains

    Tired of the way your home looks? Think a 32 ft. long Oriental rug would spruce the place up? Then tomorrow is your lucky day, because tomorrow at 9 a.m., some of felonious ex-San Diego Congressman Duke Cunningham's ill-gotten gains will be auctioned off. According to the San Diego Union-Tribune: T ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 16, 2006


    Catching up with the guy who made the scariest movie everand then did opera

  • Columns

    March 2, 2006

    Commie Girl

    Something About Mexicans
    Its time we had a conversation with Gustavo Arellano

  • Columns

    December 1, 2005
  • Web

    August 18, 2005
  • Columns

    August 18, 2005
  • Columns

    November 28, 2002
  • News

    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