Tag Archive for Tan Nguyen

We’re 10

On this date in 2006, Mike Lawson hit “publish” on the first ever blog post for TheLiberalOC.  Imagine, Liberals behind the Orange Curtain speaking out.  The blog’s second ever post, regarding Tan Nguyen’s failed Congressional run against Loretta Sanchez, which ran the very next day is what put us on the Map. It’s been an amazing…

Barbara Coe dies; Far Right Wing Mourns “Patriot”

TheLiberalOC has confirmed that Barbara Coe, the head of the California Coalition for Immigration Reform (CCIR), has passed away of cancer this past Saturday.  Notes from friends and supporters mourn the loss of “a patriot.” Coe ranks up there as one of the more “colorful” political figures from the far right wing of the OC…

Go with Tan – To Jail for One Year

Failed GOP Congressional candidate Tan Nguyen was sentenced to one year in jail and six months in a halfway house for lying to investigators about a campaign mailer his campaign released in 2006. The letter, written in Spanish, was sent to foreign born US citizens with Latin-American surnames telling them that immigrants cannot vote. Nguyen…

Tan Nguyen Found Guilty of Lying

Longtime readers know this blog got its start by following the exploits of Republican congressional hopeful Tan Nguyen who challenged Rep. Loretta Sanchez in 2006.  Nguyen made veiled “warnings” to our founding publisher Mike Lawson over blog posts Mike wrote then. Mike was on to something on this guy. Nguyen’s campaign issued a letter, written in…

Seen in Santa Ana…

  Something to remember as you cast your ballots in Santa Ana today; this blog started because Mike Lawson was sent photos of defaced campaign signs of Congressional candidate Tan Nguyen.  A reader sent this shot to us today and we couldn’t help but laugh a little. Cast your ballots carefully.  Remember, you get the…