[Moxley Confidential] The Huntington Beach congressman falls smitten with Russian strong man Vladimir Putin
As part of his effort to expand his party's base, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus is meeting with Hispanic community leaders in Santa Ana this morning. A press announcement for the 10:30 a.m. event calls the affair "a listening session" for Priebus, who is meeting with Hispani ... More >>
Earlier this week, Clockwork Coker reported that Dana Rohrabacher (R-Once Had a Pedophile Work for Him) called GOP senator Marco Rubio a "weasel" because of the Floridian's efforts to try and pass immigration reform. Never mind that Rubio's proposal solves nothing, is punitive, and perfectly befitti ... More >>
Fudging the truth with the late Tea Partier
Orange County Republican Party boss Scott Baugh is apparently taking diversity in politics seriously after all. Baugh--often under fire from liberal critics for running a political party of cranky, rich, caucasian businessmen--has lured a Cuban/Irish American to be the keynote speaker at the group' ... More >>
An online petition is seeking signatures from people who do not want to see the Los Angeles Times fall into the hands of right-wing lunatics. That might not be the exact language of the CourageCampaign.org pitch, but it's pretty dang close as chatter has emerged the Koch Brothers of oil money and el ... More >>
Orange County's Jeremy Yamaguchi--the Republican activist and Boy Scout who first won election to the Placentia City Council as a 19-year-old Cal State Fullerton student in 2008--garnered a national cable television audience on Saturday at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washi ... More >>
So you know how the national GOP leadership has turned Aztlanista all of a sudden in a desperate effort for Latino votes? It's a wonderful thing to see, especially since it's a big chinga tu madre to the decades-long strategy of the Republican Party of Orange County to court Latino voters. Hell, eve ... More >>
The party's over for Republicans in Orange County and California
[Moxley Confidential] DA's election-eve robocall for Irvine Democrat Larry Agran angers Orange County Republicans
The most historic, local moment of Tuesday's election happened around 9 p.m. when elated (literally jumping up and down) Orange County Republicans realized they were finally on their way to not just finally defeating Larry Agran but also taking control of Irvine.But the GOPers were also fuming becau ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] Yet more evidence emerges in the Democrat's Republican-vote-splitting caper
Disgraced Santa Ana councilman is the latest OC GOP Latino golden boy gone pendejo
Mason Regional Park
See update at end of this post about 40 more national convention delegates seeking to join the 123 who have filed suit and "hundreds more" possibly ready to do the same. ORIGINAL POST, JUNE 13, 12:39 P.M.: The Republican National Committee (RNC) is using violence, intimidation and ballot stuffing t ... More >>
See update at end of this post about the wife of a Utah county GOP chairman calling Fred Karger "a radical idiot" and saying "thank goodness" he "cant procreate."ORIGINAL POST, JUNE 7, 2:39 P.M.: What does it say about Californians that only 6,641 voted for Laguna Beach's Fred Karger for president, ... More >>
Dropping by for campaign funds, the Republican candidate inspires equal loathing from Occupiers and Tea Partiers
Mitt Romney easily won Puerto Rico's Republican presidential primary Sunday, but the bigger news, especially locally, came near the bottom of the ballot."LOOKS [sic] WE BEAT RON PAUL IN TODAY'S PUERTO RICO PRIMARY" reads the Twitter feed from the presidential campaign of Laguna Beach's Fred Karge ... More >>
In the aftermath of Monday night's news that John Campbell failed to win the endorsement of the local GOP Central Committee, allies of the veteran Orange County Republican congressman immediately launched efforts to find a positive public spin on the disaster. For example, Scott Baugh, boss of th ... More >>
Earlier this month, ProPublica--a respected, investigatory news agency based in New York City--issued a report that blasted Democrats for an unethical campaign to corrupt the California Citizens Redistricting Commission that was charged with designing new boundaries for federal and state election ... More >>
About 50 liberal Orange County activists protested a Republican event here tonight for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, but rallied at the wrong location.The error wasn't necessarily the activists' fault. The Walker event was scheduled for the private, Newport Beach offices of Orange County Republica ... More >>
The big political news of the day happened yesterday: SanTana councilmember Busty "Carlos" Bustamante resigned from his job at the county while it investigates allegations that Busty had mucho sexytime explosions on the job with multiple colleagues. There are already calls for Busty to resign his ... More >>
South Coast Repertory
UPDATE, JULY 1, 8:11 P.M.: The Orange County Register Editorial Board loves them some Texas Gov. Rick Perry.After the Republican met in Newport Beach's Pacific Club with big GOP donors and the likes of Orange County GOP Chairman Scott Baugh, Flash Report publisher Jon Fleischman, OC GOP Chairman ... More >>
This is FredWith a sparkling blue Pacific Ocean backdrop at his Laguna Beach house before sunset tonight, Republican presidential candidate Fred Karger delighted a politically diverse crowd with his trademark humor and determination to make gay and lesbian equality an acceptable stance within the ... More >>
The OC resident and onetime Republican hatchet man hopes his quixotic campaign can push his party to become more gay-friendly
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And is Mexico a Tea Party paradise?
[Moxley Confidential] How that racist Obama-family-chimpanzee email has driven the OC GOP apeshit
(c) Photo by R. Scott Moxley / OC WeeklyDavenport set to go on KFIMarilyn Davenport, the Fullerton grandmother and Republican official who gained national notoriety on April 15 after distributing a racist email image of President Barack Obama as a chimpanzee, has agreed to appear live Wednesday o ... More >>
DeVoreThis is not a trick question: If almost all of our county's supervisors have been conservative Republicans dating back to the Paleozoic Era, what difference does it make which conservative Republican fills any one of the five board slots?I'm asking you, Chuck DeVore and Todd Spitzer. B ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] Are Republican insiders mad enough at Baugh to vote in an outsider to replace him?
Fresh from a hospital bed, where she was being treated for an infection tied to her reconstructive breast surgery after cancer, Carly Fiorina brings her U.S. Senate campaign to Laguna Woods this afternoon.The Republican nominee for the seat held by Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer is scheduled to ap ... More >>
lallowayforirvine2010.comLalloway: Give me some Excedrin!There are many things a rookie Republican candidate doesn't want to happen two weeks before an election.Yes, one might be to get caught pants-less with a naked minor on a roof at daybreak.Another, though less dramatic, might be to get fired ... More >>
Palin visited OC on SaturdayOrange County has an endless supply of ironies.Friday, ex-President Bill Clinton held a pep rally for Democratic Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez in Santa Ana.Yesterday, Sarah Palin--a Fox News contributor and likely 2012 Republican presidential candidate--participated in ... More >>
As Bubba ties up Santa Ana traffic and rallies the Democrats behind his former foe Jerry Brown, his brown amiga Loretta Sanchez and that San Francisco mayor with the hair today, Anaheim is bracing for a traffic/media/politico crush Saturday with the arrival of Sarah Palin, plain and tall.
[Moxley Confidential] More than $1,000 per day? What?
A day after surviving a swarm of Secret Service agents, central Orange County will withstand an infestation of mama grizzlies.Mox just told you about Bill Clinton attending a campaign rally for Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove) in Santa Ana on Friday, Oct. 15. Sarah Pa ... More >>
Headline: First Mr. Gay Orange County CrownedComment by TAKEITNOMORE: Keep pushing your Gay agenda, All you do is Pi$$ NORMAL people OFF. That's Right I said NORMAL.! No I'm not a "homophobe" I don't FEAR you, I just think your perverted!Comment by DREWSKI: I am assuming they are not Tea Party me ... More >>
BinnieA former Santa Ana plastics company is being dragged into the U.S. Senate Republican primary race in New Hampshire.William Harrison "Bill" Binnie is self-funding his campaign for the seat held by Republican incumbent Judd Gregg, who is retiring from the upper house. Binnie currently serves ... More >>
John Gilhooley / OC WeeklyOrly Taitz, the famed Laguna Niguel dentist and serial suer of Barack Obama, has had her issues with the Republican party in the past. Take, for example, her bid for California secretary of state earlier this year: She ended up suing her opponent in the Republican primar ... More >>
U.S. News and World Report (they still exist) reported yesterday on a manufactured controversy by the Republican Party against their eternal llorona, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez. Seems Playboy founder and publisher Hugh Hefner tweeted earlier this week that he was having lunch with Loretta at t ... More >>
I have trashed Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez mucho over the years, and will continue to do so, as I find her ineffective, too obsessed with her skin color, and hardly the liberal--let alone progressive--that her apostles make her out to be while trashing DREAM Act students. But Loretta is at leas ... More >>
Facebook/ArmedForcesTeaPartyGary Stein, a 24-year-old active duty Marine Corps sergeant based at Camp Pendeton, created his own Tea Party group, then announced its arrival on the national Tea Party scene in a press release.Two days later, some of his "brothers" are calling for a court martial.
R. Scott MoxleyNote the lower left corner of the OCGOP websiteEarth to Republican Party of Orange County Chairman Scott Baugh.
By trashing Spitzer, Register protects GOP, Catholic Church
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