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Al Qaeda

  • News

    October 10, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 16, 2013

    Society Is Full Of New-Fangled Idiots

    [Editor's Note: Exene Cervenka is a writer, visual artist and punk rock pioneer. The OC transplant is the lead singer for X, the Knitters and Original Sinners. Her column, Exene Says..., is her space to basically just write what's on her mind, everything from crazy life stories to political theories ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    Oytun Ayse Mihalik, Former CVS Pharmacist, Gets 5 Years in Federal Prison for Aiding Al-Qaeda

    Earlier this month, Moxley told us the fabulous tale of one Oytun Ayse Mihalik of La Palma, a former CVS pharmacist whom the feds accused of raising money for Al Qaeda. Using the name "Cindy Palmer," Mihalik sent a couple of thousand to folks in Pakistan who wanted to harm American soldiers--she ple ... More >>

  • News

    March 21, 2013

    Doc al-Qaeda

    Judge to punish Cypress resident and former CVS pharmacist tied to terrorism plot against U.S. soldiers

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Adam Gadahn, American Al-Qaeda Spokesman, Still At Large

    ​Ten years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Osama bin Laden is dead and American drone attacks along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border have supposedly decimated Al Qeada's leadership. But despite repeated rumors of his demise (and in one case, capture) neither American nor Pakistani anti-terrorist ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Osama Bin Laden Oil Tanker Terror Plot Hits Close to Home

    ​The Department of Homeland Security announced today that among the materials Navy SEALS found in Osama Bin Laden's Pakistan hideout were al-Qaida plans to hijack and detonate oil tankers last summer to provoke an "extreme economic crisis" in the West.Officials disclosed no specific U.S. targets. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Reps. Dana Rohrabacher and John Campbell Join Progressive Chorus for Afghanistan Pullout

    ​What do Dana Rohrabacher, John Campbell, Barbara Lee and Maxine Waters have in common (besides being the dream cast for a white-black, Republican-Democratic S&M video)?All want U.S. troops out of Afghanistan.Pronto!

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    Adam Gadahn's Background: Loves Death Metal

    ​[via The Stranger]In "Al Qaeda's Up-And-Comers", Newsweek named the Al Qaeda Hydra--the eight people most likely to succeed Osama bin Laden--with OC's Adam Gadahn on the list. The article says that 32-year-old goat boy Gadahn, who converted t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    [UPDATED: Will Goat Boy Replace Bin Laden As Top Fugitive?] Adam Gadahn, OC's Terrorist Goat Boy, Silent on Bin Laden

    ​[UPDATED: MAY 3, 12:21 PM] The Orange County Register is speculating that Adam "Goat Boy" Gadahn may replace Osama bin Laden as America's top fugitive, noting that the FBI has marked former most wanted man bin Laden as "deceased," and that Gadahn is currently ranked as Number 2 on that list. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Little Arabia Facebook Status Update of the Day On the Middle East Protests

    ​"Like Akram Lotfy from Alexandria, Egypt, wrote on his Facebook wall before the shutdown, 'A government that is afraid of Facebook and Twitter should govern a city in Farmville.'"--Posted by Roqaya Ashmawey, one of the many young Arab-American activists looking to rename Anaheim's stretch of Broo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2010

    Al Qaeda Wants To Poison Our Salad Bars?

    Todd Barnes/OC Weekly​It turns out those trusty salad bar sneeze guards might be just a tad inadequate.  CBS News broke the news that Al Qaeda contemplated targeting US salad bars and buffets at hotels and restaurants, sprinkling poisons such as ricin and cyanide over our food. They cited a " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    OC's Adam "Goat Boy" Gadahn Still Alive, Now Hates Obama

    ​The last time we heard from Adam Yahihe Gadahn, the American voice of Al Qaeda, was four months ago, when he was reported to have been arrested in Karachi, Pakistan. Within a day, those reports had been retracted in keeping with previously discredited reports that Gadahn, better known in the Nave ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2009

    Al Qaeda's Goat Boy: Back from the Dead and as Annoying as Ever

    Goat Boy: I'm Ba-a-a-a-a-a-ack!​ Apparently, your teabagging grandma isn't the only person who thinks the election of Barack Obama spells doom for America. In celebration of the eighth anniversary of 9/11, Al Qaeda has just released a video called "The West and the Dark Tunnel." In the video, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2009

    CAIR's Hussam Ayloush Makes the Media Rounds

    CAIR-LA's Hussam Ayloush comes out strongly against profiling, entrapment and extremism.​Nick Schou posted yesterday about the Al Jazeera news service interviewing Orange County Islamic mosque infiltrator and FBI informant Craig Monteilh of Irvine, but he is not the only local who turns up in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    Does Al Qaeda's Infamous Goat Boy Read the Weekly?

    In April, the Weekly published this story about Craig Monteilh, a self-described FBI mole who spied on Orange County mosques and claimed that he foiled unspecified terrorist plots. No evidence has ever surfaced to bolster Monteilh's claims, and in that story, I noted that only two OC residents have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2008

    Goat Boy: Not So Dead Edition

    With the global economy teetering on the brink of self-destruction, America still fighting a two-front war in Iraq and Pakistan, the LA Times about to fire the 75 people who somehow haven't been fired yet, and the Angels out of the race for the pennant, it's about time for a feel-good human interest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2008

    Dead Again!

    For the second time in a year, a terrified American public has received the reassuring news that Adam Gadahn, a.k.a. "Goat Boy," is dead. Probably. As far as we know. Seeing as how we haven't heard much from him lately and he likes to harangue his former countrymen with annoying lectures about U.S. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2008

    Celebrate Record Store Day April 19

    Currently on the endangered species list: your local record store. (You remember those, right?) In a valiant attempt to raise awareness of their existence and importance (and perhaps move some stock), hundreds of independently owned music emporia throughout North America are celebrating Record Store ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2008

    Goat Boy Gone?

    NB_C News is reporting that Goat Boy, Orange County's favorite terrorist nutball, seems to have disappeared. Goat Boy would bed Adam Yahiye Gadahn, the former death-metal fan turned Muslim convert who grew up on a goat farm in Riverside County be fore moving to Garden Grove, where he became a radic ... More >>

  • Film

    January 10, 2008

    Special Screenings

    Movie of the Week: The Power of Nightmares

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2007

    Fake CNN Site Blames Fires on Mexicans

    When a bogus post went up on a fake CNN website late last week with the headline: "Separatists Claim Responsibility for California Wildfires" and which included a "confirmation" by Gov. Schwarzenegger that MECha (the Aztlan-loving student group) had claimed responsibility for the fires, anti-immigr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2007

    The Continuing Story of Goat Boy, the Pesky Terrorist

    If there's anything funny about the U.S. War on Terror and its hunt for al-Qaeda, it's the fact that nearly six years after 9/11, we still haven't been able to capture or kill Adam Yahiye Gadahn, a.k.a. Azzam the American, a.k.a. Goat Boy. At least that's what we've come to call Gadahn around the ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2007

    Monday's Headlines

    Under the influence: The Times runs a multi-faceted feature on the power drug manufacturers have in the prescription process. Not you again: Former Garden Grove resident and al-Qaida member Adam Gadahn made new video threats Sunday. Rats! Angel Stadium's got a rat infestation 13 times worse than Pet ... More >>

  • News

    April 19, 2007

    So I Married a Terrorist . . .

    Saraah Olsons strange trip through the U.S. war on terror

  • News

    September 21, 2006

    'I've Never Been to America. America Came to Me'

    Ex-Guantanamo Bay inmate Moazzam Begg recalls his three-year journey through Americas war on terror

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2006

    Goat Boy on TV!

    You remember Goat Boy, don't you? The former Orange County resident who might have been part of an OC Al-Qaeda cell but now spends his days making scary videos about our impending doom? He's baaaaaaaaaaaaaaack.

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2006

    Wanted (sort of)

    Remember President Bush's steely determination to get Osama bin Laden Dead or Alive? Turns out he meant we'll get him, if we happen to bump into him. The New York Times reports this morning that "The Central Intelligence Agency has closed a unit that for a decade had the mission of hunting Osama b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2006

    Requiescat in Pace, IVth Amendment

    FOURTH AMENDMENT: "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2006

    War Games

    Meant to blog this yesterday, based on something we saw on ABC's Nightline, but it's also reported on by InfoWorld. The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence held a hearing on May 4. Among the speakers was a specialist whose company we taxpayers are paying more than $7 million a year. The ... More >>

  • News

    March 10, 2005

    Whirlybird Brained

    LA Sheriffs plan to PLOP air fleet in OC infuriates locals

  • News

    February 10, 2005

    F. Yoo!

    UC Irvine protesters humiliate torture-memo author

  • Features

    October 7, 2004

    Burning Bush: The Issue

    A year in Dubya-dumping by his conservative critics . . . and Howard Stern

  • Features

    October 7, 2004

    59 Reasons Why Bush Sucks

    Why youd have to be a freaking idiot to vote for this guy

  • News

    September 30, 2004

    Burning Bush

    The Presidents Conservative Critics

  • Features

    July 8, 2004

    Terror-Fied

    The War on Terror begins at home. My home.

  • News

    June 17, 2004

    Hide & Go Deek

    Why does the U.S. keep blowing chances to question a top deputy of al-Qaeda?

  • News

    April 1, 2004

    Burning Bush

    The presidents conservative critics

  • Columns

    March 11, 2004
  • News

    June 5, 2003
  • News

    February 20, 2003
  • News

    December 19, 2002
  • News

    October 10, 2002

    Terror Threads

    Does al-Qaida shop at REI?

  • News

    August 29, 2002
  • News

    July 4, 2002
  • News

    June 27, 2002
  • News

    June 20, 2002
  • News

    March 14, 2002
  • Columns

    March 14, 2002

    Thats Evil Goin On

    Evil is stupidity

  • News

    February 21, 2002

    Bushwa

    Does the Times have the courage to call the president a hypocrite?

  • Columns

    January 31, 2002

    The Snake of the Union Address

    A preview of the Jan. 29 speech

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