Flickr user H2g2bobHitchChristopher Hitchens died Thursday at the age of 62 after battling esophageal cancer, and though his prolific and enlightening work belongs to the world, he did make an Orange County connection late in life.Hitch-22: A Memoir (2010) includes a chapter based on Hitchens hav ... More >>
Chairman BaughScott R. Baugh, chairman of the Orange County Republican Party, won't get another term in office without a fight.Longtime party activist Tim Whitacre has announced that he will challenge Baugh for the top slot at the county's most powerful political party.The news came this morning ... More >>
From Religulous: Bill Maher on the left, Jesus on the right.Comedian, talk show host and atheist evangelical Bill Maher will perform at the Grove of Anaheim on Sunday, Sept. 13. We got a chance to chat with him on the phone last week, mainly to ask him for his thoughts on all things Orange County ... More >>
Noted evangelical windbag Jerry Falwell was raptured today, and we're sure God strained his back from carrying that hefty sack into the sky. In honor of his death, we submit some of Falwell's brushes with our sordid county:
• Back in the early 1990s, Orange County-based Citizens for Honest gov ... More >>
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 >>
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How goes the number crunching, amigo. Say, just wanted to drop you a line about something I read recently about you folks at the IRS coming down hard on the former Rector Geor ... More >>