[Moxley Confidential] Once-proud white-supremacist gangster offers unusual conviction appeal
The expansive Jewish Film Festival continues tonight at University Synagogue of Irvine--and, yes, that's continues as your humble servant was slow on the uptake to promote the full schedule of movies that started rolling in October and continue through April at the synagogue, Regal's Westpark 8 in I ... More >>
Digging through Facebook late at night always brings out hilarious surprises, especially when it's the individual pages of our local politicos, where we can see their personal stupidity in all its glory. Who can forget Congresswomen Loretta and Linda Sanchez dressed as a sexy angel and banana, respe ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why do they love scratch-off Lotto tickets?
Kevin O'Grady is the new executive director of the Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center of Orange County. O'Grady comes to Santa Ana-based advocacy group after serving as the regional director of the Anti-Defamation League, Orange County/Long Beach region, where he oversaw programming, ... More >>
The Orange County District Attorney's Office issued a press release late this afternoon noting a new honor for one of the agency's most publicity resistant but accomplished prosecutors: Jim Mendelson.I can image Mendelson's sincere reaction: Hell, no!It's not that this no-nonsense courtroom veter ... More >>
An advocacy network for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Orange County has announced a new executive director. Kevin O'Grady will assume the position at the Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center of Orange County starting March 5.
The Year on Navel Gazing and Beyond!
UPDATED, AUGUST 18, 4:48 P.M.: Update by Marisa Gerber.Statistics show that hate crimes are down in OC, but nobody's overly convinced. There was a buzzword at this morning's event, where last year' hate crime report was released. What was the word? Underreporting. The report, which was ... More >>
PEN1 boss Wayne MarshallAfter calling members of Public Enemy Number One Death Squad (PEN1) "haters and cowards," federal agent John A. Torres bragged today that government authorities had successfully infiltrated and disrupted Orange County's most notorious white supremacist gang."Their reign of ... More >>
Few folks are more controversial on the Left that Abraham Foxman, head of the Anti-Defamation League. On one hand, his organization remains on the forefront of tracking white supremacists in the United States; on the other hand, their knee-jerk reaction to categorize nearly any criticism of Israe ... More >>
Another set of OCers makes Henry W. Head proud...I don't really pay much attention to San Juan Capistrano because that's more Spencer's terrain, but one facet of the town that previously drew my interest was some group calling themselves the SJC Americans. Clockwork Coker previously wrote a ... More >>
So white-power music fans are planning to hold a concert this weekend in an undisclosed Orange County location because, hey: cockroaches* like to hide, you know? There'll be some big names in the hatecore scene: Max Resist, Youngland, White Knuckle Driver, and other knuckleheads.I know wher ... More >>
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 >>
Good people who criticize Israel's policies toward Palestinians always strive to reassure Jews that they're not anti-Semitic. They'll claim they're anti-Israel, anti-Zionist, but don't hate all Jews--just those that oppress the Palestinians.That's been the claim of the UC Irvine Muslim Student Un ... More >>
May this image sear the homophobic minds of La Voz de Pendejos anew...Ever since KPFK-FM 90.7 (where I host a radio show every Thursday at 3 p.m.) booted off an anti-Semitic radio show that had close ties to the notorious La Voz de Aztlán, Southern California's premier spewers of bile have had a ... More >>
The American TP's brave "confrontation." Vaxmonsky is at far right, as are his politics...Last Halloween, back when they still called themselves Freedom 14, members of the American Third Position Party excitedly posted a dispatch on Stormfront.org with the headline "Freedom 14 Confronts the ADL, ... More >>
Remember that kid who was arrested March 3 after bringing a fake bomb to Huntington Beach High School? The 16-year-old boy first tried to throw cops off by saying the device was a prop for a film he was shooting after school.But a search of the juvenile's bedroom produced a cardboard box labeled ... More >>
As they fill out their AARP membership cards, '60s burnouts can rejoice that a group of campus agitators has at last come along to rival the infamous Chicago Seven.Mamas and papas, introducing the "Irvine 11"! Something's happening here, and what it is ain't exactly kosher. The Irvine 11 are the ... More >>
Not all organizations fighting anti-Semitism are the same. Take the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), which announced opposition today to calls by "some in the Jewish community" to boycott UC Irvine over perceived anti-Israel activity on campus.Who would that "some" be? How about the Zionist Organiz ... More >>
Johnson: Maybe the "TP" in his party's name stands for "Think Ponzi"?We spent quite a bit of digital ink last week on Long Beach State psychology professor Kevin MacDonald and his involvement in the white-power American Third Position Party, and not enough on the party's head: Los Angeles lawyer ... More >>
Bad weekend for Adolf lovers.Neo-Nazis rallying in Riverside--which was previously referred to here and here--were vastly outnumbered by counterprotesters Saturday.A morning counterprotest sponsored by 32 community organizations, including some with Orange County members, drew 200 people to River ... More >>
Photo by Matt Coker Karyl Ketchum and Mike Wiggins talk about the hell their 17-year-old daughter Hail endured at Corona del Mar High School last school year.Three varsity football players at Corona del Mar High School posted a video on the school's Facebook page in January in which they describe ... More >>
Orange County has its fair share of haters, racists and hater/racist skinheads thanks to the Hitler lovers of Anaheim, the Mexican bashers of Costa Mesa, the assorted white supremacists of Black Star Canyon, the Republican Central Committee of Orange County and haters and ... More >>
Kevin O'Grady, regional director of the Anti-Defamation League's Orange County/Long Beach office, was kind enough to email over five hate-crime reports his office received this past June, in reverse chronological order. While that format may be helpful to give readers a sense of ... More >>
Willis Carto speaks at a David Duke event about five years ago. It takes a lot to laugh, it takes a train to cry and it takes Irvine Valley College philosophy professor Ray Roy Bauer to connect the dots between National Holocaust Museum shooter James Wenneker von Brunn, some of our most notori ... More >>
He Knows NothingOrange County/Long Beach bigots painted Swastikas on a liquor store, middle and elementary schools, public park buildings and even a temple--signifying an increase in anti-Semitic activity last year, according to a report issued this morning by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). ... More >>
The Orange County Human Relations Commission and the Anti-Defamation League have arranged a meeting with Los Alamitos residents tonight, to figure out how to be safe in light of hate activity in the city. The meeting's at 6 p.m., 4000 Farquhar Ave. The incident spurring the meeting is the vandalizin ... More >>
Longtime Orange County Register theater critic Paul Hodgins is a good guy, great critic, and someone whom was once on the same panel with me judging a dog show. Yesterday, he wrote a blog post about how Westboro Baptist Church (they of "God Hates Fags" infamy) plans to protest outside Corona del Mar ... More >>
Man met bril / Flickr / Creative CommonsSpotted on the commute to Weekly world headquarters today: a brown Dodge pickup whose back window read, in blue electricians-tape lettering, "TAX REVOLT!" Spotted on Red County and Orange Juice Blog: recall fever against all the Republicans who supported the s ... More >>
Repeat offender Urban Outfitters has made headlines once again: the leading retailer has taken T-shirts supporting gay marriage off its California shelves this week. The printed Tees, a staple for the popular chain, simply read "I Support Same Sex Marriage." When questioned, a buyer for Urban Outf ... More >>
Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul has some great ideas (anti-imperialism) and some stupid ones (deny amnesty and birthright citizenship to illegal immigrants), and it's this schizophrenic platform that has attracted sane folks (the editors of Reason magazine, Barry Manilow) and unrepentant ... More >>
Special one-question edicion
Sacha Baron Cohens howlingly funny mockumentary goes looking for America
Welcome to Costa Mesa . . . if youre colored, please leave
Ask me how: Talking taxes and trilaterals in Irvine
Is The Passion of Christ an autobiopic?
The cleric who turned a blind eye
OC's bad reputation grows
It's two, two, two weeks in one as Clockwork plays catch-up after the hiatus brought on by last week's boffo Best of OC issue.