U.S. Capitol

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2014

    DREAMer Confronts Loretta Sanchez on Deportations, Loretta Walks Away (VIDEO)

    Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez has probably had her fill of DREAMer activism for the week--and it shows! On Monday, a trio of OC DREAM Team activists staged a sit-in protest at her D.C. office until they were arrested by U.S. Capitol police. After that bad look, a Dream Action Coalition member squa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2014

    OC DREAMers to Loretta Sanchez: Tell Obama "Not One More Deportation!" UPDATE

    See the latest updates at the bottom of the post ORIGINAL POST, APRIL 7, 6:03 A.M.: Saturday marked a national day of action against President Barack Obama's raging deportation mill, with rallies under the banners of "Not 1 More" and "2 Million 2 Many." The Orange County DREAM Team's (OCDT) actions ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2013

    Latin Grammy Nominated and Sin Papeles: The Story of La Santa Cecilia's Pepe Carlos

    La Santa Cecilia's music video for its latest single "El Hielo (ICE)" premieres today, but this writer got a sneak peek two weekends ago! With Chris Newman of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) present in Anaheim for an event in celebration of jornalero Jose Ucelo, he took the occas ... More >>

  • News

    August 16, 2012

    Prince Edward Maryland Is Sorry

    He nearly beat his wife to death, but the Ironwood State Prison resident wants you to donate to his anti-domestic-violence charity

  • 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 >>

  • Film

    June 28, 2007

    Past Action Hero

    Even with the Mac kid at his side, John McClane is just . . . old

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2006

    Hirelings and Slaves and Tuneless Members of Congress

    Just when I thought I was done writing about the national anthem, an alert reader who was never a contestant in the Miss Teen USA pageant (which is a shame, since given the circumstances, he was probably a shoe-in for the Congeniality award) , tipped me to this story from ABC's Nightline. Nightline ... More >>

  • Features

    June 27, 2002

    Khmer Rap

    Long Beachs Prach Ly drops rhymes about the Killing Fields