Iraq War

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    Top Five Anti-War Songs Ten Years After Iraq

    Ten years ago, 'Shock and Awe' airstrikes by U.S. forces in Iraq marked the onset of another invasion of that country. President George W. Bush led a so-called 'coalition of the willing' mocked by anti-war activists as a 'coalition of the shilling' into hostilities under the pretext that Iraqi dicta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Sign of the Great Recession, Part 98: Prices Rising at Military Mess Halls, Academies

    ​God bless our troops, but goddamnit, they're having it tough right now. Between a military that's shrinking, a lack of proper care for vets who need it, the thankless job of serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, and a bunch of dirty hippies like me questioning why they had to go there in the first pla ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 6, 2010

    Weapons of Mass Delusions

    Grand Central Art Center

  • Calendar

    April 29, 2010

    Weapons of Mass Delusion

    Grand Central Art Center

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2008

    Bumming on Empty

    If there's one thing that unites just about everyone in Orange County, it's probably not opposition to the War in Iraq or a sincere belief that our beaches are too clean. No, that one thing is this: gas is too fucking expensive and it's about fucking time to do something about it. Fortunately, some ... More >>

  • Film

    June 12, 2008
  • Blogs

    June 13, 2007

    Fallujah Strikes Again!

    One of the most gruesome episodes in the U.S. war on Iraq began calmly enough as two SUVs with darkened windows negotiated the dense traffic of downtown Fallujah. It was the morning of March 31, 2004, and the vehicles—each containing two American civilians guarding kitchen supplies for the U.S. mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2006

    Paging Prognosticators

    Will the Ducks win the Stanley Cup? Will the Angels make it to the Series? Will Tawny Kitaen stay out of jail? Will terrorists hit one of our local targets: Disneyland, the San Onofre nuke plant or TBN headquarters? Should they hit Disneyland? Will home prices collapse? What will happen first: our t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2006

    Duncan Hunter, Dick Nixon and "Gunga Dana" Rohrabacher

    In light of San Diego area rightwing hawk Rep. Duncan Hunter's quixotic bid for the U.S. presidency, MadCow Morning News compiles the Top Ten Reasons to Go Dunkin' With Duncan. (Thanks to the eagle-eyed pal who spotted this and passed it along). Included are comparisons of Hunter to OC's Favorite Di ... More >>

  • Features

    March 16, 2006

    Sister in Combat

    Unlike Bush, starlet Mamie Van Doren went to Vietnam

  • Features

    March 9, 2006

    Baghdad Boozin'

    Or: Vodka and Vicodin in Iraq

  • News

    March 10, 2005

    No Entiendo

    Tom Fuentes and friends ax Saddleback Colleges Spain study-abroad program

  • News

    August 19, 2004

    Burning Bush

    The Presidents Conservative Critics

  • News

    May 20, 2004

    Burning Bush

    The presidents conservative critics

  • News

    January 15, 2004

    Operation Phoenix Rises from the Ashes of history

    Death squads didnt work in Vietnam, but the CIA is betting theyll be great in Iraq

  • News

    April 17, 2003
  • News

    April 10, 2003

    As the World Burns

    Alexander Cockburn eviscerates Operation Iraqi Fiefdomand Christopher Hitchens, the barstool bombardier