For the first time in 16 months, a powerful former Orange County supervisor watched his daughter in court.But Bruce Nestande was not in the Austin, Texas, courtroom to see his 25-year-old daughter try her first case. Gabrielle Jane Nestande is accused of drinking after being honored for her work wit ... More >>
Before President Barack Obama just announced 23 executive orders he will issue and a $500 million package and changes in law he will seek from Congress in the wake of the mass shooting in
Connecticut that killed 20 elementary schoolchildren, the Laguna Woods-based California Tea Party called for hi ... More >>
Both Occupy and pro-Ron Paul protesters were on hand outside of the Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach for a Mitt Romney fundraiser. Members of Occupy Orange County organized a Billionaires for Mitt Romney demonstration, encouraging participants to dress up and act like the 1%, as Occupy protesters ha ... More >>
Watch out 99%, a notorious 1 percenter is coming into town...again.
Mitt Romney is scheduled to appear at a fundraiser at the Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach on Friday night, less than three months since his last Orange County fundraiser. According to the Daily Pilot, the Republic ... More >>
Yeah, yeah, so Mitt Romney was the big (or not-so-big) winner of Super Tuesday, but Rick Santorum didn't do too bad; he at least made off with an uber-catchy pop jingle written by two home-schooled teenagers, Camille and Haley Harris (aka First Love), called "Game On." By the way they're cheeri ... More >>
The Orange County-based white supremacist American Third Position Party finds itself in the headlines again as Anonymous defaced its website yesterday, with the flag of the Soviet Union serving as backdrop with superimposed images of the seal of the amorphous hackers and a rainbow-maned pony! The ... More >>
Governor Jerry Brown has vetoed legislation that would have required skiers and snowboarders under 18 to wear protective helmets.State Sen. Leland Yee, a San Francisco Democrat and child psychologist, authored SB 105, which had received bi-partisan support in the state legislature.
State Senator Jenny Oropeza, who championed public health legislation and was expected to easily win reelection next month, died Wednesday night of complications from a blood clot. She was 53.The Democratic lawmaker represented Long Beach, first in the state Assembly and later in the state Senate ... 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 >>
Royce to Clinton: Don't be a wimp in HanoiDemonstrating his concern over ongoing human rights abuses by Vietnam's rulers, Congressman Ed Royce has sent a letter to Hillary Clinton asking the secretary of state to pressure the communist nation on the topic during an upcoming trip to Hanoi. "W ... More >>
Two faced pumpkinEarlier this month, a San Francisco television station quoted Orange County Congressman Dana Rohrabacher on his outrage that Americans have suffered cyber e-mail attacks from China through Google. "We have a potential adversary who is the worst human rights abuser in the wor ... More >>
The AFL-CIO convention in Pittrburgh voted last night to endorse single-payer, universal healthcare for all Americans, and rU.S. Senator Max Baucus (D-Montana) just trotted out to reporters his bill to provide non-single-payer, non-universal healthcare for not-quite-all Americans.
Coincidence? ... More >>
Dana Rohrabacher believes missiles should be pointed at China that way.A day after Rep. Dana Rohrabacher sent a blistering letter urging President Barack Obama "to unambiguously condemn the Communist Chinese
government's violent crackdown on peaceful Uyghur protests in the
Xinjiang province of China ... More >>
Photo by Christopher VictorioWhat was Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez thinking today when she took to the floor in Congress to fight for the rights of a youth activist in Vietnam while she continues to ignore the youth activists pleading for her support in her own backyard? It's not that Nguyen Tien T ... More >>
In September 2001, Chuck DeVore (R-Irvine) self-published a book called "China Attacks" which envisioned a Chinese sneak attack against Taiwan that precipitates a third world war. Call it a case of bad timing: as the events of 9/11 suggested, China might not be America's worst enemy after all. In 20 ... More >>
UPDATE: MCKINNEY IS ON HER WAY HOME, REPORTS ATLANTA-JOURNAL CONSTITUTION ...Former U.S. Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney (D-Georgia) is shown speaking at UC Irvine May 13 as part of the Muslim Student Union's controversial, three-week "Israel: The Politics of Genocide" teach-in. Here she makes the c ... More >>
Photo by Ariel Gutierrez Vivanco/Presidencia de la RepublicaThe "Vicente Fox Welcoming Committee at UCI" won't be bearing flowers, fruit baskets or a key to the university when Mexico's former president visits the campus Wednesday. Fox, who is being hosted by the university's Center for the Study of ... More >>
At the end of last week, it appeared that OC's Dick Ackerman was about to lose his position as Minority Leader in the State Senate. He stood accused by many of his fellow Republicans of being too ready to cut deals with Governor Schwarzenegger and too pro-infrastructure bonds. Sure, voters had alr ... More >>
The El Toro Shuffle? The Great Park Gavotte? The Irvine Ranch Water District Toxic Waltz? We should come up a name for the little dance.
It's a simple four step dance, and very familiar one. Scientists point out a looming environmental threat and call for government action. The Bush administration, ... More >>
The San Diego Union-Tribune, whose editorials typically lean solidly to the right, has come out firmly against mixing illegal immigration with the war on terror--and with "The Wrong Mix," they more specifically chide OC's own Rep. Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) for chairing an Imperial Beach congressional h ... More >>
Israeli terrorists have caused significant damage to a power plant in Palestine, insured by the U.S. government for up to $48 million dollars.
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Tony Snow, White House Chief of Verbal Diarrhea, previously described Israel's current assault on the Palestinians as legi ... More >>