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Ly Tong guilty of assault on Vietnamese singer, starts and ends hunger strike

The “freedom fighter” who dressed in a woman’s clothing and pepper-sprayed a singer visiting from Vietnam was found guilty of assault by a Santa Clara county jury Thursday. The jury acquitted him of a more serious, three-strikes charge of felony … Continue reading

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Ly Tong lost his money, his lawyers…

Ly Tong and fans Hopefully the holidays will bring better luck to Hero Ly Tong, because these last few days haven’t been good. First, he got defrauded out of a bunch of money. Then he lost his lawyers in a … Continue reading

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Ly Tong bailed out, will join Anaheim protests

In court today, Ly Tong‘s bail was reduced from $100,000 down to $75,000. Tong’s supporters will post bail, and he will get out in time to attend this week-end’s demonstrations against the same singer, in Anaheim. Nguoi Viet Daily News says … Continue reading

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Ly Tong doesn’t want bail, but also asks to reduce bail?

OK, so the Bolsavik needs help figuring out something. Yesterday, one of the two attorneys representing Ly Tong in the assault case sent out a press release and a petition that he asked people to sign. The two documents are sent … Continue reading

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Ly Tong pepper-sprays singer, right-wingers applaud

Ly Tong, the man who spent the last 14 months or so on the fringe of Vietnamese-American society, thrusted himself back in the limelight by dressing up as a woman and pepper-spraying a singer from Vietnam at a concert in … Continue reading

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Ly Tong found thesis, posted transcripts

If you’re still trying to help Ly Tong find the Ph.D. dissertation he lost, worry no more. He’s found it. In a lengthy email, Ly Tong told of how the father one of the young men he showed his dissertation … Continue reading

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Ly Tong and his PhD dissertation

This is too funny not to have its own entry. Reader Tien Huynh (here) pointed to an entry on Vietnamdaily.com (here), a publication in San Jose, California. Published under the “miscellaneous” section of its web site is a letter from … Continue reading

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The incredibly funny Mr. Ly Tong

An email (click here to read in Vietnamese) broadcast over the weekend was claiming that Ly Tong, Rambo Pham and Cung The Tran went to USC, cut down the red-and-yellow flag of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, and replaced it … Continue reading

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