Tag Archive for Van Tran

Big Trouble for the Emperor of Little Saigon

The Emperor I refer to is of course, the current reigning Assemblyman from the 68th Assembly District Van Tran. Radio, in particular talk radio, is big in the Vietnamese-American community. The airwaves over Little Saigon are some of the most politically charged in the country. Sean Hannity, Bill O’Riley, Rush Limbaugh, and Air America have…

Trung’s Signs and others on Temple Grounds

I’ve written previously about Trung Nguyen and his failure to understand that campaign signs don’t belong on temple grounds. Seems he still doesn’t get it. Maybe it’s blind ambition or just arrogance that allows him to use these temples and risk their tax status for his political gain. But it also looks like it’s not…

AD 68: Van Tran, WRONG on the Budget Crisis

Did any of you catch an email from Assembly Member Van Tran that looked like this on the top? Now doesn’t that look sweet? I mean, what’s there to object? Well, how about this? It’s just another GOP spin site that tries to blame the entire fiscal mess on the Democrats. Wow. Is that all…

Grindle Files Complaint Against Assemblyman Tran

Peggy Lowe over at The OCRegister’s Total Buzz is reporting: Grindle files complaint against Van Tran OC’s campaign finance watchdog Shirley Grindle has filed a formal complaint with the DA and the state attorney general’s office claiming that Assemblyman Van Tran’s campaign donation to Dina Nguyen was, in fact, an in-kind contribution and not an…

Red County Shills

I have been accused by a number of identified and anonymous bloggers of being a “shill” for First District Supervisor Janet Nguyen. Dictionary.com defines shill as a person who publicizes or praises something or someone for reasons of self-interest, personal profit, or friendship or loyalty. To make things as perfectly clear as possible, I believe…

First District Political Play of the Week

New Update on the flip (page 2) In the political fish bowl that is the First District Supervisor’s contest this has been a fun week. Hoa Van Tran, the only Democrat in the race narrowly (4 votes) won the endorsement of the Democratic Party of Orange County. Then we had Bolsavik publishing his interview with Hoa Van Tran’s campaign…

The (First) Battle of the Nguyens Is Finally Over

Yes, Orange County, the longest and possibly most bizarre election battle we’ve ever seen in our lifetimes has FINALLY come to a close. The California Supreme Court denied Trung Nguyen’s appeal. OK, so you don’t believe me? Ask Tomahawk at Red County. You know, I almost want to shed a tear or four right now.…