U.S. Republican Party

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    OC Republicans Rebuke Dana Rohrabacher's Anti-Mexican Ways for First Time, Like, Ever

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    Texas Senator Ted Cruz To Party With Orange County Republicans in June

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    March 7, 2013

    Girl Rising

    Westpark 8 Theater

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    Why Do OC Congressional Reps. John Campbell and Dana Rohrabacher Hate Women?

    At the end of the day, at least veteran Orange County congressmen John Campbell and Dana Rohrabacher can say they don't hate all women. That's because they voted for one of two federal Violence Against Women acts last week, although not the one covering all women that's awaiting an anxious President ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    Gustavo's Latest "Orange County Line" for KCRW: The OC GOP's Mexican Problem!

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    House Republicans Give Dana Rohrabacher What He Deserves

    As Dana Rohrabacher, Orange County's senior career politician, proudly moves into larger, more ornate House of Representative offices in Washington, D.C. to reflect his new status as chairman of the powerful . . .Oh, wait. Hold on.What did you say?

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    OC Weekly 2012 Election Guide: South Orange County Community College District

    There are three South Orange County Community College District Board of Trustees seats to be filled in the Nov. 6 election, but most heat is being emitted from the lone race without an incumbent. The winner for Trustee Area 7, which covers Coto de Caza, Dove Canyon, Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Marga ... 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 26, 2012

    Death By China Screening and Special Panel Discussion Set For Anaheim on Sept. 28

    Some critics have declared that Death By China is fueled by warmongering, anti-Chinese sentiment and others call the film/book another important wake up call to a looming disaster.You can make up your own mind Friday night in Anaheim when there will be a special showing of the controversial, 79-minu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2012

    It Can't Happen Here: Funny and Political Novels and Non-Fiction Books, or: Toward Putting the RNC in Some Perspective

    If the image at extreme right makes you laugh, your mental health is better than mine, and perhaps being so darn well-adjusted means you don't need the constant reality check required by Mr. Bib in the form of journalism, essays, memoir, fiction and nonfiction, cartoons and jokes and commentaries, r ... More >>

  • News

    July 12, 2012

    Carlos Bustamante: The Great Brown Flop

    Disgraced Santa Ana councilman is the latest OC GOP Latino golden boy gone pendejo

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    [UPATED with Orly Crying "Fraud":] Taitz Collects 113,563 Votes from Tinfoil Hat Wearers But Not Enough to Win Senate Bid

    UPDATE, JUNE 6, 3:12 P.M.: "[T]he numbers are suspiciously off all 4 polls taken from March 7 until June 3rd." Yup, that's Orly Taitz, in an update to her earlier OrlyTaitzEsq post titled "What Did We Learn From Observing Corrupt Party Bosses, Rigged Elections and Members of the Lap Dog Media? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    Did Rep. John Campbell Get Schooled by Irvine Republican Activist Allan Bartlett?

    ​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 >>

  • Columns

    February 17, 2012

    Where Can I Find the Mexico of Donkey Shows?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] And will Mexicans support Marco Rubio?

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Fred Karger Makes Home State's GOP Ballot

    ​Many California gays (and non-gays) celebrated this week's federal appellate court ruling upholding a district court decision that found Prop. 8 violates the U.S. Constitution.Those waving rainbow-colored flags have another reason to celebrate: a gay man made the presidential ballot in California ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    [POLL CLOSES THIS FRIDAY] How Orange County Has Sex

    ​Gentle Readers: in our never-ending quest to document this infernal county county of ours, behold our sex survey, in which we'll try to determine at which end of the spectrum OC falls: the chaste promise rings of the Saddleback Church crowd, or the cock rings of legendary porno actor (and Newport ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2012

    Fred Karger, Gay GOP Presidential Candidate, Left N.H. in Bachmann-Burner Overdrive

    ​Fred Karger's goal heading into the New Hampshire presidential primary was to better a major candidate who campaigned against gay marriage, something the GOP insider accomplished by beating Michelle Bachmann by 137 votes. Of course, Bachmann had dropped out of the race before the N.H. primary, b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    [UPDATED: Picture Removed, But...] Loretta Sanchez Dresses as Sexy Angel for Halloween, Shows Off Not-Bad Rack

    Sanchez: Show that cha-cha!​UPDATE: Sorry, folks, but you're going to have to wait until the 2012 election season to see a picture of Loretta wearing a Halloween costume of what was essentially her version of an angel: wearing a see-through nightgown. As you'll notice below, someone left a comment ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    John Boehner to Make Orange County Oranger

    ​Speaker of the House John Boehner is coming to Newport Coast to raise money for Republicans by participating in the Orange County GOP's Reagan Cup golf tournament Oct. 17 at Pelican Hill Resort.Reps. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) and Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) are also scheduled to swing by, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    10 Reasons to Love Ron Paul 2012

    ​Anti-war, pro-pot, anti-tax, libertarian, foe-of-foreign-aid cranks unite!Teabagger No-bi Wan Kenobi Ron Paul has announced he's running for president again."Time has come around to the point where the people are agreeing with much of what I've been saying for 30 years," the 75-year-old said thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Where to Watch Obama's State of the Union Speech

    ​An offshoot of the Democratic National Committee holds a State of the Union "Watch Party" tonight at a pizza parlor in the People's Republic of Irvine.Meanwhile, local Republicans are viewing President Barack Hussein Obama's speech before both houses of Congress at their neighborhood country club ... More >>

  • News

    December 30, 2010

    A Year of Navel Gazing: The Virtual Orange County

    Looking back at 2010 on our news blog, one Top 10 List at a time

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Memphis at the Santora and 6ix Park Grill Are the Places to Be Election Night for Dems, Reeps, Respectively

    You can find me reporting from this bar starting 'round 6 p.m, after I partake of Burger Night...​For most Election Night parties, the local Democrats and Republicans tend to rent hotel ballrooms to watch the night unfold--the Donkeys, usually at the Disneyland Hotel or in one of the hotels 'round ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Five Things the National Media Should Note About Loretta Sanchez in their Parachute Profiles of the Sanchez-Tran Congressional Race

    ​The national media is starting to send its reporters to our sordid little burb, specifically the 47th Congressional District, where incumbent Loretta Sanchez is facing her first true challenger ever in State Assemblymember Van Tran. Politico did an okay job; the Los Angeles Times published a retr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Five Things the National Media Should Note About Van Tran in their Parachute Profiles of the Sanchez-Tran Congressional Race

    ​The national media is starting to send its reporters to our sordid little burb, specifically the 47th Congressional District, where incumbent Loretta Sanchez is facing her first true challenger ever in State Assemblymember Van Tran. Politico did an okay job; the Los Angeles Times published a r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2010

    Sunday News Notes

    ​Highlights include:The Latest Grocery Store Scam KCBS Channel 2 in LA is promoting its Monday investigative look into an area grocery store that pretends to honor product coupons but actually credits the shopper $0.00. No word on the identity of the alleged offender. The report is scheduled to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Duane Roberts, Green Party Nominee for U.S. Senate, Says Democrats are "Anti-Immigrant"

    ​Duane Roberts sounds downright Republican."Beware of the Democrats" warns the Anaheim Green Party member running in November for the U.S. Senate seat held by a Democrat, Barbara Boxer.However, when Roberts explains his proclamation, he does not sound very Republican at all. He accuses Dems of bei ... More >>

  • News

    May 27, 2010

    Tea Time!

    Will the boiling-mad tea-party crowd sweep sheriff's candidate Bill Hunt to victory?

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    OC Republicans Think Tom Campbell Is Running For Governor!

    R. Scott MoxleyNote the lower left corner of the OCGOP website​Earth to Republican Party of Orange County Chairman Scott Baugh. 

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Hot Air, Mad Men and Hog Slopping at the California GOP Convention

    Carly Fiorina--the former Silicon Valley CEO and current U.S. Senate candidate who ruffled the feathers of Irvine assemblyman and fellow Republican nomination seeker Chuck DeVore with her campaign's "demon sheep" ad--apparently scored a big hit at this past weekend's GOP state convention in Santa Cl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Mike Duvall Nickname Time!

    Already, some in the local blogosphere have taken to call disgraced ex-Assemblymember Mike Duvall "Spanky," because the perv likes to get his spank on. I vigorously disagree--I prefer "The Dripper," not just because of the grossest part of his shared sexual exploits ("And
 so, we had made love Wed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2008

    Presidency by Numbers: Orange County Edition

    Gramps is just gonna rest his eyes some... Orange County Democrats are justifiably happy today as their presidential candidate will be sworn in on Inauguration Day Jan. 20, 2009. And they can take some pride in the Barack Obama-Joe Biden Democratic ticket's 401,605 votes being only 28,755 votes shy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2008

    Dick's Out

    That's right, folks. Dick Cheney is in town today to attend a high-dollar fundraiser for fellow Republican Ken Calvert. You may remember Ken from his 1993 arrest for soliciting a prostitute in Corona. Or maybe it's from his 2006 designation by the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics as one of th ... More >>

  • News

    February 7, 2008

    A Bluer Shade of Orange

    The raw vote totals in OC tell the real—and really amazing—story of Super Tuesday

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2007

    CA GOP Sure Knows How to Pick OCers

    The Republican Party of Orange County's Weekly Squeeze e-letter (guys: drop the cutesy orange metaphor, por favor) tells me today that longtime local GOP activist Kathy Tavoularis is now Executive Director of the California Delegation to the 2008 Republican National Convention. "A well organized del ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2007

    Muslim Bashers of Orange County Unite!

    Want to start a jihad against jihadis? You'll get your chance this October, when the David Horowitz Freedom Center plans to organize "the biggest conservative campus protest ever" with something called Islamo-Facism Awareness Week in college campuses across America. It didn't surprise us that UC Irv ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 16, 2006

    Commie Girl

    Madam Chairwoman: Rock on!

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2006

    Less than an hour until the polls close...

    ... and I'm soooooo confused. I was out of town last Thursday through Sunday, and when I returned there were 17 messages on my phone from the likes of Pete Wilson, Dick Ackerman, Hillary Clinton, someone yammering about Jessica's Law, the Nguyen running for an OC school board seat and his partner in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2006

    Who Stole the Election from the Stealers?

    As Gustavo's recent post on Hugh Hewitt suggests, even Republican diehards are beginning to surrender. That raises an important question: how will conspiracy theorists explain the stolen election that wasn't? Many on the left had warned that the GOP had everything wired--from electronic voting machi ... More >>

  • 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

    August 24, 2006

    The Short Shelf Life of Rev. Lou's Man

    What's a frothing-at-the-mouth preacher, who's been named one of the Top 10 Power Broker of the Religious Right and can squeeze more than $6 million a year out of the faithful (and/or gullible), got to do to get a public display of affection from the California Republican Party? If you know, you sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2006

    How 'Bout a Hummer?

    Oh, why or why can they not bring back the open primary? If allowed today, we would have strolled into our (provisional) polling place with our GOP registration, crossed party lines to pick one of dem battling Dems, and sung just loud enough for the old lady in the next booth to hear: Goin' down wit ... More >>

  • Columns

    May 11, 2006

    Commie Girl

    Cinco De Me! Of meat and mariachis, Vidal Sassoon, and (ladies and gentlemen) Arnold Schwarzenegger!

  • Columns

    April 27, 2006

    Commie Girl

    Sex, Sex, Sex! No, really: sex

  • News

    March 3, 2005

    Northern Exposure

    By trashing Spitzer, Register protects GOP, Catholic Church

  • News

    January 23, 2003
  • News

    November 14, 2002

    Landslide 2002

    What we saw on election night

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