Splitting the Black April baby, and Janet Nguyen got the wrong end

OC Supervisor Janet Nguyen and her allies were on the losing end Wednesday night at the Westminster City Council meeting, when the council decided to divide the use of the Vietnam War Memorial, forcing the two factions to time-share.

What makes the Former Political Prisoners, the Yellow Flag Youths (Vietnamese: Thanh Niên Cờ Vàng), and Supervisor Nguyen the losing side, is that the other party was given the 5 o’clock slot – which is the time the Supervisor originally planned, and invited people, for her event.

You can check the invitation online here. That web site, the Trach Nhiem (“Duty”) online magazine, is the official newsletter of the Former Political Prisoners of Vietnam (in Vietnamese “Khu Hội Cựu Tù Nhân Chính Trị Việt Nam“), Southern California chapter. Along with the Yellow Flag Youths, they are part of the almost 30 groups that back Janet Nguyen in this dispute.

Read the background here and Register’s story on the council meeting here.

Janet Nguyen had had a valid permit to use the space for the whole day of April 30, called “Black April,” when Vietnamese everywhere remembers the day Saigon fell to the communist forces.

To get around the City Council — on which sits three Viets that the Supervisor doesn’t like, or doesn’t trust, or both — she went for an “intent to meet” permit.

It doesn’t require Council approval, and it’s almost as good as an event permit, except that you can’t have more than 300 people.

Which can be a problem because most Black April events in Orange County pull in at least a thousand.

When another group, commonly believed to be unfriendly to Janet Nguyen, tried to get the park, they found out she’d had it reserved for months. The group’s head, Lactan Nuygen, called Nguyen’s office, then things spiraled downward from there. Read more here.

The City then asked the two groups to meet with the City Manager and try to reach a compromise. By this time, the Nuygen camp has gathered its own set of allies.

At the meeting in the City Manager’s office, the two sides arrived at an agreement and came out smiling, hand in hand. Reportedly, Janet Nguyen’s side agreed to invite everyone to join her for the ceremony and Nuygen’s group gets to chair the organizing committee.

And then things went bad as soon as the groups left the building. At the very next meeting, the two factions couldn’t agree on who would speak first.

Janet Nguyen’s side claimed the agreement made in the City Manager’s office included having her speak first, in exchange for Nuygen’s group getting to be the chair. The other side said there’s no such agreement, and they would agree to the first speaker being anyone but Janet.

So back to the City they went, and on April 14 the council said the two sides ought to agree to something or the council will do it for them.

Nothing happened, and it’s at the April 21 that the City Council decided to split the baby. It passed 3-1-1, with the three Viets voting for (Tri Ta, Tyler Diep, Andy Quach), Councilman Frank Fry against, and Mayor Margie Rice abstaining.

The resolution says Janet Nguyen gets to be at the War Memorial between 9am and 4pm, and the other side gets 5pm to 9pm.

Which sucks for the Supervisor, because she’s been inviting people for 5pm.

Saying that Janet Nguyen had done nothing wrong – that she’d applied for her permit fair and square, and that this makes a bad precedent where a city gives something and then takes it back – Mayor Rice refused to back the timeshare solution.

Said she, “I will not be controlled by a group of people who think they run this city. I will not bend under pressure.”

Then she added, “This is America, not Vietnam.” Which is a little puzzling but, hey, most people have other fish to fry.

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129 Responses to Splitting the Black April baby, and Janet Nguyen got the wrong end

  1. Jung Kim says:

    Get rid of Arturo Pissdroza’s Cinco de Mayo gang banger initiation ceremony!

  2. Just Asking! says:

    dog, I think you’re barking at the wrong tree!

  3. Bo May Da Thug says:

    Just Asking! Whenever you come on this blog, I see a vile animal growling and foaming at the mouth. You are despicable and you are ugly.

    You need to take in a bottle of industrial size Clorox.

  4. Jung Kim says:

    Just Asking, you are scratching the wrong balls!

  5. Jung Kim says:

    Just Asking, you Congressman is going to be Mr. Van Tran and you should be happy!

  6. Bo May Da Thug says:

    Just Asking! needs his anus butthole plugged. He likes that very much.

  7. Just Asking! says:

    Haha… two stupid monkeys are still trying to be funny. Don’t stop licking that ass now, make it shine and round so it will be easier for you two to roll it out in November.

  8. Jung Kim says:

    Just Asking’s older plug is loose…. he needs to shop for a larger one in order to fix the leak.

  9. Jung Kim says:

    Just Asking needs to stop sitting on Dick Le Cong’s lap.

  10. Bo May Da Thug says:

    Just Asking!

    You are one vile bitch who needs to be bitch slapped. A hole Just Asking is asking for pussoes. He talks about that all the time.

  11. Jung Kim says:

    Just Asking needs a giant cucumber to quench her boiling desire.

  12. Just Asking! says:

    Haha… Haha… Hey monkeys, stop playing with each other boobies and listen to me. Don’t thinking about slapping any one including Janet or your ass will be haul in jail and your Godfather Van Tran wouldn’t even thinking about bailing you out.

  13. Jung Kim says:

    Just Boobing, interested in boobs now? You must have been milk bottle fed.

    Go kneel/bow down to soon your next Congrssman Van Tran.

  14. Bo May Da Thug says:

    Just Asking!

    You need to be bitch slapped senseless just like Mafia boss Janet Nguyen got bitch slapped by the Viet community.

    You are vile qnd despicable. Mafia boss Janet got bitch slapped but now you need to get some too.

  15. Just Asking! says:

    Well pussy & kImmy, somebody need to pimp slap both of you so you could snap out of this misery.

  16. Bo May Da Thug says:

    Just Asking!

    You are a bitch just like your fat mama Janet Nguyen the gang boss. You need to be bitch slapped out of your stupidity.

  17. Just Asking! says:

    Well, you’re a pussy just like your dirty daddy Van Tran the Godfather. You need to be pimp slap so you could quit being a pussy.

  18. Bo May Da Thug says:

    Just Asking!

    The only pussy on this blog is you moron. You are no better than a bitch in heat. You and your sad lot Bo May, Jose s. are losers and self haters.

    Learn from the lessons of fat mafia boss Janet Nguyen and her underboss Amdrew Do and not get bitch slapped as you have on this blog, bitch.

    You can play with my dog and eat out of his bowl. Ha ha ha!!

  19. Jung Kim says:

    Just Asking, how was your cholo initiation graffiti competition?

    Down with chola Loretta!


  20. Janet Nguyễn failed to advertise her event. With free meal (actual 99 cents hot dog), Free T-shirt, Free music CD and free entertainment with “famous” Vietnamese singer.

    The events turned-out about 500 – 700 people max. 3 Westminster council members, 1 state senator, 1 federal congressman, 2 monks.

    She brought in 3 OC sheriffs who participated in Vietnamese Color Guard group.
    Andrew Do & his wife Sherie Pham, Nick Lecong, Janet Nguyen’s husband, Matthew Harper, OC sheriffs are OC supervision employees. I wonder they took dayoff or sick leave or vacation to serve and support this event. Friday is working day and employees are paid by our tax money?

    On Friday 7/5/2010 Andrew Do on-air VNCR radio and claim “Come-N-Get-it” hot dog as proof to count attendees. He said, 1000 spectators based on hot dog meals. But he did not mention about one person can eat more than 1 or to-go. One small hot dog is enough for lunch? May be not. So 1000 must divided into 2 = 500. Mr councilman, Poor your mathematics and logical thought. The more you say, the more worse thing. You are losers in this political war.

    Janet Nguyen is facing Jose Solorio in 2012? Not Van Tran group.

  21. thoughtless says:

    @ Nguyen Phuong Hung

    Your English is much better this time. You did it yourself ???

    You are once again indulging in self-serving publicity at the expense of the truth. I was at Janet event to support her, not about the freebies. I am disappointed that you failed to mention how many people were at the “community event”.

    Margie Rice, Frank Fry and Tri Ta – I applaud you for attending both events, and so did Joe DoVinh but without Deep Throat Ditzy. Of course, with his assembly race in full swing, Phu Nguyen won’t let the facts get in the way of a good photo op.

    “Thuong Oi Doan Ket” by Vu Anh/Viet Herald probably said it best: “35 years ago, it was clearly who were the winners. Not so sure who win this Black April war?”

    FWIW, Cheri Pham is running for Superior Court Seat in Office 39 in OC, but Le Hang (Nguyen Phuong Hung’s wife) is a singer.

    Is your wife a famous “xuong ca vo loai”?

  22. April 30th says:


    Janet Nguyen screwed the April 30 Conmemmoration and people will remember that. No matter how you want to look at this, she fcuk it up big time and your group know that.

    FYI. The evening event was at least 4 times larger than the morning one. Even without the hot dogs, T shirts and freebies.

  23. Jung Kim says:

    Andrew The Rat, wants to use our commemoration date to pursue his little divisive political agenda. Recall this idiot!

  24. Just Asking! says:

    kImmy, as a friend of the trannies you should realized men always refer a whore in the bedroom. On the other hand, we definitely don’t want whore or dirty people running our government system.


  25. Just Asking! says:

    whatever name you posted under, you’re still a thug and a thig… a cheech and a chong … a dick and a dong … a giun kim and san lai …

  26. Jung Kim says:

    Just Asking like a Virgin, it doesn’t matter how you spin it, you are in love with dirty whore Loretta… a big loser.

    We support good leader Mr. Van Tran!


    Go Mr. Van Tran!

    Go Viets!

  27. Ho Chi Vinh says:

    you right wing extremist republican vietnamese are so evil. I hope we get rid of all of you from LIttle Saigon politics in the next 10 years. Its time for vietnamese democrats, the intellectual smart ones to take over the morons.

  28. Democrat Logic says:

    Ho is such a democrat smart!

    1. Spending money makes money.

    2. Debt is but a number.

    3. Barack Obama has done nothing wrong. Ever. I swear.

    4. The best defense is no defense at all.

    5. Al Gore has shown us the error of our ways. Ours, mind you. His ways are just fine thank you very much.

    6. Patriot Act = Bad. Cybersecurity Act = Good.

    (Wait a minute, they’re the same bill!)

    Shut up, Glenn Beck.

    7. Fox News is evil. MSNBC is the truth and the light.

    8. A massive overhaul of the health care system is good for all. Never mind that insurance prices would plummet if one measly law requiring health insurance to be bought in the state you live in, Obama needs to build up his reputation in the history books! Do we want Obama to look like Van Buren in 200 years? Hell no!

    9. Bailing out banks will help all of America. Of course the executives won’t give all the money to themselves.

    10. Anyone who doesn’t think like me is an idiot.

    11. When a president promises to withdraw all troops in war zones when elected, he really just means move them from one to another. Oh, and they’ll be there for 8 or 9 years. Just sayin’.

  29. Jung kim says:

    Obama and his Democrat gangs are in trouble….ask loser Loretta!


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