Henry Waxman

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Congressman Darrell Issa to Oversee Federal Food Regulation: Good or Bad?

    ​With the newest Congress sworn in comes Capitol Hill's traditional musical chairs of parties switching leadership roles for committees and the like. The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is charged with investigating the government's regulations to see if they're overreaching. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Feinstein Leads Opposition to Prop. 19, But Sting is For It and Rohrabacher's Not Sure

    Illustration by Jay Brockman​Dianne Feinstein, our U.S. senator who is not up for reelection this November, joins Reps. Darrell Issa (R-San Diego) and Lynn Woolsey (D-Marin) and gubernatorial candidates Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman in coming out against Prop. 19, the marijuana legalization initiati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    Where Obama Might Chow Down During His OC Visit

    We may have been thwarted in our attempt to get tickets to see Obama speak at the OC Fair & Event Center later today, but that doesn't stop us from trying to guess where he might fill up on his OC jaunt, should hunger strike. Both Barack and Michelle are known for their love of food. They don't ... More >>

  • Film

    January 31, 2008

    American Heroes and Zeroes

    Morgan Spurlock makes us look bad, plus (separate!) films on baseball and steroids shine at sundance '08

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2007

    Wednesday's Headlines & Surprises: Police Seek Laguna Retard

    The Fourth Reich: Way before there was “Don’t Taser me, dude!” there was Benito Acosta, arrested by Costa Mesa police after he allegedly spoke too long during a January 2006 city council meeting. Acosta opposed training local police as INS agents, a pet project of Mayor Allan Mansoor. A right- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2006

    Odds and Ends

    Well, it was quite a weekend in Washington D.C. In a previous post, Alex did a fine job of spelling out the facts in the case of ex-Rep. Mark Foley (R-Predator). The only thing that can be added is that Foley has now headed down a familiar path-- as Josh Marshall puts it: "Ahhh, once again, the l ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 10, 2003

    More Backyard Trash Fires!

    And the Beatles vs. the beetles

  • News

    May 15, 2003
  • Features

    November 16, 2000

    On the Brink

    W. on the verge of power, America at the edge of the abyss