Before President Barack Obama just announced 23 executive orders he will issue and a $500 million package and changes in law he will seek from Congress in the wake of the mass shooting in Connecticut that killed 20 elementary schoolchildren, the Laguna Woods-based California Tea Party called for hi ... More >>
Kathryn Bigelow's thrilling manhunt
Any reasonable person who saw Dana Rohrabacher's Jan. 27 performance on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher appreciated that the right-wing Orange County Republican congressman set a new low for political discourse.Hilariously acting as if he's a seasoned, elder statesman, Rohrabacher--the self-descr ... More >>
Is the ultimate arbiter of art and culture in the city of Santa Ana the federal Department of Homeland Security?Seems to be so based on a recent letter Vicky Baxter, executive director of Downtown Incorporated of Santa Ana, sent to Reverend Al Ridenour of Cacophony Los Angeles, a scheduled parti ... More >>
Here are 10 films you won't want to miss in 2012
Orange County's very own Adam Gadahn, the weird kid who grew up on a Riverside goat farm before converting to Islam and joining Al Qaeda after being kicked out of a Garden Grove mosque, is apparently still alive. The terrorist group's so-called "American" face is featured in a brand new video in ... More >>
Debbie Lee and Danny Gonzalez of Cypress are the spokespeople for Sacramento-based pro-troops organization Move America Forward. To reach Lee, a Gold Star mother who tours the country on behalf of the group, you go through Gonzalez.Late last night, the mother of Marc A. Lee, a Navy SEAL who was k ... More >>
Hussam Ayloush, CAIR-LA executive directorThe Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Greater Los Angeles area office in Anaheim issued a statement today welcoming the news that Osama bin Laden, "a threat to America and the world," has been "eliminated." The statement came on the heels of ... More >>
Between the time the reporting was done on this week's cover story and that issue hit the streets, more ideas for attractions at the future Ronald Reagan Great Park have been floated like a large orange balloon.Indeed, the brilliant stroke of naming Irvine's massive public-works project after "Th ... More >>
Starting at 6:30 p.m. PST tonight, come back to Navel Gazing (fresh post will be at the top also!) to find where we will be live streaming from Colorado the Tancredo vs. Arellano debate on immigration.Tancredo is a former Colorado congressman known for his, uh, extreme stance on immigration refo ... More >>
A front for Al-Qaeda?California Coalition for Immigration Reform head Barbara Coe has said a lot of lunatic pendejadas over the years--in fact, someone should gather them all and release them as a booklet ala "Shut Up, Fag!" (feel free to browse our Coe archives, future author). But what she sent ... More >>
Craig Monteilh, everybody's favorite convicted con artist and FBI mole, hit the airwaves last night in an in-depth interview with KFI AM 640 talk show host Bryan Suits. The topic of the conversation: an FBI sting operation that led to the arrest of four Muslim converts in upstate New York on Wednesd ... More >>
Carreon once called Osama bin Laden the "Pancho Villa of Islam.' What a pendejo!Ahmadullah Sais Niazi is currently out on bail while the United States government determines whether to prosecute the Tustin resident for previously lying about his ties to Al Qaeda, of which this week's cover boy, Craig ... More >>
Dana Rohrabacher, our Twitter-loving, immigrant-bashing, surfer-dude congressman published an op-ed yesterday in the Washington Times. It's about, of course, his favorite subject: Afghanistan -- specifically, the extent to which he knows more about Afghanistan than anyone else. To be sure, Rohrabach ... More >>
No one ever criticizes Congressman Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) for the things he says because no one has ever heard him speak. But he apparently sends out emails that have caught the attention of a cross-denominational group of clergy folk who today sent Royce a letter asking him to stop using the phras ... More >>
*Note: This was once a much-longer post but was lost because my PC is goofy...here's what I remember: My prediction: few groups will unleash the anti-gay hounds more viciously in the battle over same-sex marriage in California than the Calvary Chapel fellowship. Founder Chuck Smith is already out t ... More >>
So Barack Obama and Mike Huckabee won Iowa. As of 10:30 pm Eastern time and according to CNN projections, Obama picked up 38% of the Democratic vote while Clinton and Edwards each got about 29%. Meanwhile, Huckabee apparently cleaned up with 34% (although Hugh Hewitt's biographical buddy Mitt Romney ... More >>
Our Congressional delegation tops this year’s list of 33 villains (31 for October, plus two more to get to the Dia de los Muertos, ese)
To Catch--and Pamper!--a Predator: Where the hell is Chris Hansen with Dateline NBC? Why do I ask? Well, in Orange County, authority figures--particularly cops--nabbed for outrageous sexual conduct either get re-elected, promoted or pampered. The latest example is Jason David Rosewarne. The marr ... More >>
In his quest to free slaves around the world, Aaron Cohen thought hed seen it all. Then he went to Myanmar
Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker; Driving Lessons; The Grudge 2; The Marine; Nearing Grace; One Night With the King; The Queen
Iraq for Sale loads more anti-war cannon fodder
You'd better sit down. Today Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist suggested that the best way to deal with the increasing Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan ... is to reintegrate the group into the Afghani government. From the AP via the International Herald-Tribune: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill F ... More >>
Conspiracy buffs craft their own online WTC movies
Asian action movies dont get much less significant than this one.
March 8 - March 14
Awwww hell. Angels owner Arte Moreno tells Bill Shaikin...
The Rev. Wiley Drake has a history of helping illegals, as long as they dont criticize Bush
Everyone's a star! So here's your script!
San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station is running out of steam. But Edison has a crazy plan to save it.
Michael Moore stokes the anti-Bush bonfires
Multi-agency sweep results in major arrests . . . for not wearing seatbelts
50 years on, a guerrilla leader revisits the fight of his life
Dornan says Rohrabachers got a weakness for terror suspects
Corndogs and Paella in OC; Braunsweiger in the Governors Mansion
How to fight the war from home
Chomsky fires his rocket launcher from the hip
Is it still too early to say something smart about Sept. 11?