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Tan D. Nguyen

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2013

    Dish Network Wins $6.4M Judgment Against Little Saigon Satellite Pirate

    A federal judge in Orange County has granted summary judgment to Dish Network and imposed a massive fine on a Little Saigon man who operated a satellite piracy business.U.S. District Court Judge James V. Selna ruled this week that Tan Nguyen, the owner of several websites including ftafoall.net and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    Dish Network Wants Accused Orange County Satellite Pirate To Pay $6.4 Million Penalty

    Dish Network is asking a federal judge in Orange County to grant it summary judgment against a Little Saigon man who allegedly operated a satellite piracy website and order him to pay $6,376,600 in damages.Tan Nguyen, a single father of two young boys in Westminster, told the Weekly that he was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    OC Weekly 2012 Election Guide: Anaheim!

    One in an occasional series on the county's craziest political races...and while we don't endorse candidates, we can sure as hell tell you who's more pendejo than others!There is no municipal election that will grab more attention this year than Anaheim. This is the city, after all, that burned th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Signs for Anaheim Council Candidates Jordan Brandman and Steve Lodge Get Tagged!

    It's that time of year when political aspirants put up campaign signs on every fence, light pole, and mound of dirt that will hold them. After winners and losers are sorted out at the ballot box, candidates in search of a little name recognition usually retreat until there's no sign of them anywhere ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    Dish Network Continues To Chase Accused Little Saigon Satellite Access Code Pirate

    If Dish Network officials were wondering how much patience U.S. District Court Judge James V. Selna can show to an accused Little Saigon satellite access code pirate, they got a better glimpse of the answer today: tons.For nearly five months, Tan Nguyen--the onetime owner of a 170,000 member website ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Tan Nguyen Gets Prison for Anti-Loretta Sanchez Vote Scheme

    Tan Nguyen wins free housing​Tan Nguyen--the bizarre Little Saigon political figure who couldn't decide if he was a Republican or a Democrat--at least had one question resolved today: his future housing situation.Federal Judge David O. Carter has sentenced Nguyen to spend 366 days in prison follow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    The Top 2010 OC Story That Didn't Make the Register's Year-End List

    ​Veteran Orange County Register reporter Martin Wisckol has named his "Top 10" political events of 2010.It's a thorough list, except for one thing: it omitted arguably the top local political story of the year.Oops.

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Racist OC Register Reader Fustercluck of the Day

    ​Headline: Ex-Candidate Tan Nguyen Found Guilty of Lying Comment by UNCLEBILL: his only mistake was not being a black panther- then he would not have been prosecuted-  si se puede!Comment by BEE R: I hope the same prosecutor will go after the "emigrados"- who vote illegally and 'frequently' i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    Does Loretta Sanchez Have "Retaliatory Hands"?

    Doesn't fear a tan​Poor Tan Nguyen. The only folks who pay attention to his perennial congressional campaigns are apparently in the local U.S. Attorney's office. Worse, nowadays Nguyen is proving better at collecting criminal charges than votes.According to Martin Wisckol at the OC Regis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    American Third Position Party Uses Tan Nguyen Signs to Promote their White-Power Party!

    Asian-haters, Asian-users...​Oh, the racial hypocrisies and hilarity of the American Third Position Party--the group of convicted criminals, anti-Semites, homophobes, flat-out racists and Long Beach State professor Kevin MacDonald that has created a whites-only political party that seeks to deport ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2010

    Tan Nguyen's Latino Voter Suppression Case Inching To Trial

    Nguyen to Latinos: Voting can be "dangerous"​In 2006, then five-term Orange County Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez faced yet another pathetic Republican challenger, Tan Nguyen, a candidate who equated plastering his campaign placards on every stick, fence and pole in the district with some sort of v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2009

    Time for Boston To Give Us Their Crown as the Kings of Bigotry

    OC founding father Henry W. Head: Could take on a Bostonian any day​Let the baseball pundits obsess over whether your Angels will finally beat the Boston Red Sox in the playoffs next week--I care about stripping from Beantown what's now rightfully ours: the title of most-racist 'burb in America. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    Loretta Sanchez a Hypocritical Aztlanista

    On my KPFK-FM 90.7 radio show this Tuesday, I interviewed a member of the Orange County Dream Team, a group of undocumented college students. This past Saturday, they and other supporters met with Congresswomen Loretta Sanchez, seeking her co-sponsorship of the DREAM Act, which would create a path t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2008

    OC GOP Goes Back to Its Mexican-Bashing Roots in Fullerton City Council Race

    In my latest book, I devote a chapter to the many sins of the Orange County Republican Party but also hinted that they were finally evolving from the slimeball campaigns of the past when it came to scoring easy points off of demonizing Mexicans. Specifically, I pointed to the 2006 Tan Nguyen affair ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2008

    Baboso Busty Bursts Bubbles of Boho Beaners!

    *Updated, with new info after the jump... Carlos Bustamante was supposed to be the Golden Boy, the Mexican who could deliver Latinos to the Republican Party in Orange County. He won a SanTana City Council seat in 2004 by defeating a Papi Pulido-backed candidate in the one OC city where Democrats ru ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2008

    Funny Historical Quote of the Day...

    ...comes from Adelina Pleasants, author of 1931's History of Orange County California. In her entry on the county's citrus industry, Pleasants wondered whether "it is going to pay to replace all our fine walnut orchards with oranges." And you wonder why Orange Count historians are usually as respect ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2008

    Tan Nguyen Finally, Not Completely, Gone

    About a year ago, I wrote a story about a campaign sign for failed Congressional candidate Tan Nguyen that stood on a phone pole on the corner of 17th and Durant streets in SanTana long after losing to Loretta Sanchez. The sign stood for months after we published article--like, this past fall afte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2007

    Pete Wilson: The Orange County Connection Continues

    The very first article I ever did--and I mean ever; I spent my college years trying to become a Latino Kubrick--dealt with how the Democratic Party used the spectre of former California Governor Pete "Proposition 187" Wilson to scare Latinos into voting Democrat. We haven't heard much from Pete sinc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2007

    Wednesday's Headlines & Surprises: An OC Blog Coward

    What did the OC billionaire do when the wife was away? Computer-chip magnate Henry T. Nicholas III won big in a 1998 public stock offering for his Broadcom Corp., and to celebrate, he built an extravagant $30 million underground “personal brothel” at his Laguna Hills estate. That's according t ... More >>

  • News

    March 15, 2007

    You Nguyen Some, You Lose Some

    Campaign sign for notorious Mexican-baiter stands abandoned but immaculate in Santa Ana

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2007

    Another Nguyen, Another Problem

    The campaign of an OC Republican candidate named Nguyen has been caught distributing a clumsy bit of fraud. No, this is not another Tan Nguyen and the "Immigrants Can't Vote Letter" post. From this morning's Times: The campaign of an Orange County supervisorial candidate, whose slogan is "Honesty, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2006

    Punishing Prevatt, Flailing Fleischman

    Chris Prevatt is a local blogger, an employee of the County Health Care Agency, and a man without a computer. The County took Prevatt's computer as part of an investigation as to whether he used county time to post a blog entry on TheLiberalOC. The post in question displayed a photoshopped image of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2006

    Nuts Come Out for Nguyen, Take Daucher Along for Ride

    Rebecca Schoenkopf reporting from . . . ORANGE, Teamsters Local Something or Other--We've been told state senate staffers are here, giving up vacation time to walk for Lou Correa, Democrat for OC's 34th state Senate District. People here are sitting in chairs, too (union thing?), looking at the Tee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2006

    The 100-Foot Penis Rule

    Tan Nguyen strolled across the parking lot of the Santiago Community College District headquarters while wiping his brow. It was about 3:30 in the afternoon, and Nguyen was asking anyone entering the polling booth located inside to vote for him. Nguyen approached everyone who passed with a smile, i ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 2, 2006

    Commie Girl

    Good Clean Trashy Fun: Happy Halloween, y'all

  • News

    November 2, 2006

    Their Man Tan

    Nguyen addresses his true believers

  • Columns

    November 2, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    Oct. 25 - Oct. 31

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2006

    Support Your Local Right-Wing Bloggers

    Enough, enough, I say, to those who are chastizing various local GOP bloggers and GOP blog responders over their inadequacies and mealy mouthedness when it comes to calling out the racists and racism swirling around doomed congressional candidate Tan Nguyen. First, you left fielders criticize Republ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2006

    Fighting Racism With Racism

    The good news: Tan Nguyen supporters held a rally at Tan's office yesterday, providing still more ridiculousness to keep our spirits up as we draw closer to the Election Day of Reckoning. Tan supporters are certainly a colorful bunch. Over on the Free Republic website they've posted quite a few pict ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2006

    Nguyen-Nguyen Situation

    Sigh. The LA Times reports today that the Los Angeled Police Department officer who paid for the now-infamous letter to Spanish-speaking immigrants in Orange County is none other than Mark Nguyen. Mark is said to have paid $4,000 for the letter's dissemination under a fake name, and he lives with th ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 26, 2006

    Commie Girl

    Where Everybody Knows My Name: Take that, Gustavo!

  • News

    October 26, 2006

    Xenophobic From the Start

    Surprised that GOP candidate was behind fake letter? Not me

  • Columns

    October 26, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    Oct. 18 - Oct. 24

  • News

    October 26, 2006

    The New Bob Dornan

    Tan Nguyen channels the spirit of OC's favorite congressman

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2006

    Exclusive: Sergio Ramirez Speaks!

    Sergio Ramirez is a double major in environmental studies and political science at Long Beach State. In March, Ramirez and a friend attended a meeting of the California Coalition for Immigration Reform for one of their classes. The two signed in, talked to some folks and took some pamplets back to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2006

    Tan Nguyen Makes Ass Out of Himself (Part 38)

    Our favorite Demopublican (or, conversely, Republocrat) had a chance to endear himself to a national audience this morning on The Radio Factor, home of loofa-loving Bill O'Reilly. KABC-AM 790 morning guy Doug McIntyre filled in and was ready to give Nguyen an on-air hummer. Then Nguyen actually spok ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2006

    Rohrabacher Cuts and Runs

    Congressman Dana Rohrabacher had his ass handed to him yesterday in not one but two debates with opponent Jim Brandt. At least, I think he did. It's kinda hard to find out. Why is that? It's because the only mention of Rohrabacher in the past day's press is as Tan Nguyen's former opponent. Damn it. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2006

    Red (County) Herring

    Tan Nguyen is an unfortunate, foolish, racist man who did and continues to do unfortunate, foolish, racist things. But who cares? Don't get me wrong, the issue deserves coverage, especially from OC's homegrown authority on all things Mexican. But Tan is drawing all eyes to him - journalists and blog ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2006

    Who is Sergio Ramirez?

    Rebel Girl over at the always awesome Dissent the Blog weighs in on OC's Keyser Soze, the man who signed the infamous Tan Nguyen "immigrants can't vote" letter. Turns out it might be a Sandinista! Full Tan Nguyen coverage: Why is La Opinion Changing the Tan Nguyen Letter? Tan Nguyen: The New Bob ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2006

    Registration Deadline

    Today is the last day to register if you want to vote in the November 7 election. Answers to any questions you might have can be found at the Secretary of State's website, or by calling one of his office's toll-free helplines. English: 1-800-345-VOTE Spanish: 1-800-232-VOTA Chinese: 1-800-339-2857 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2006

    Tan Nguyen Wants to Have it Both Ways

    Our favorite xenophobic Vietnamese hasn't yet renounced his Republican candidacy for the 47th Congressional District, even though GOP chair Scott Baugh has demanded his resignation and Nguyen blasted Baugh at yesterday's press conference. Yesterday, Nguyen also passed out his latest mailer to the pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2006

    Tan Nguyen on John & Ken This Wednesday

    Listening to L.A.'s favorite boors and heard that Tan Nguyen will appear this Wednesday--maybe an in-studio appearance. As a preview of what may come, JohnKen spelled out Nguyen's last name to their listeners. JohnKen also praised my earlier post examining La Opinión's translation games, then ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2006

    Tan Nguyen: The New Bob Dornan!

    Much more tomorrow on today's nutty press conference held by Tan Nguyen, the man who proclaimed this afternoon he would defeat Loretta Sanchez and blasted the Republican leadership for abandoning him (Tan Nguyen is the new Bob Dornan--we said it first until someone proves otherwise!). Nguyen and a c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2006

    Why Is La Opinion Changing the Tan Nguyen Letter?

    La Opinión is the dean of America's Spanish-language dailies, dating back to the 1930s. Its owners, the Lozano family, are tireless advocates of Latinos, and the paper's Pilar Marrero is one of Southern California's best political reporters, damn the language. But their coverage of the Tan N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2006

    We Defend Barbara Coe--Again!

    Told you it wasn't the CCIR who sent out the letter telling Latinos immigrants can't vote. Turns out the California Attorney General's office fingered Tan Nguyen, who seemed like the ideal Republican congressional candidate--minority, immigrant-hating, and carpet-bagging. Jail time is rumored for th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2006

    Tan Nguyen's Only Friends...

    ...Yep: the anti-immigrant crowd. At today's raid/media circus at Republican congressional candidate/alleged anti-Latino letter sender Tan Nguyen's office, a contingent of fogies from the California Coalition for Immigration Reform--apparently forgiving Nguyen for faking their letterhead and sending ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2006

    Letter to Latinos in Sanchez-Nguyen Race

    Here is the letter in English that was sent to people with Latino surnames in the central Orange County congressional district represented by Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove), who is opposed in the November election by Republican Tan Nguyen. The California Attorney General's office reportedly suspe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2006

    CAIR blasts GOP fear mongering

    The Southern California office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations has accused two politicos of smear campaigning and fear mongering in separate Orange County races. Hussam Ayloush, executive director of the CAIR office based in Anaheim, cited the remarks by former California Republican Pa ... More >>

  • News

    June 30, 2005

    Losers Again

    Communists, Bush defeat Little Saigon in human rights war

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