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Jim Gilchrist

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    Esteben Colberto v. Minuteman Jaime Gilchristo on Tonight's Colbert Report?

    Jim Gilchrist's Minuteman Project--think the American Revolution, only the British have been replaced by desperate brown people looking for work--makes an appearance on tonight's Comedy Central masterpiece, The Colbert Report.Can we expect an appearance by Esteban Colberto?

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    What We Learned, March 24-30

    ​The week flew by, but we still learned from it.MARCH 24: Octomom Nadya Suleman earns $8,000 posing nude for a British magazine. She is not using the money to save her La Habra house, as that's listed for sale as a foreclosure, but to rent a new pad for her, her 14 kids and the gaggle of gossip re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2012

    Jim Gilchrist Asked Deborah Pauly During Villa Park Council Meeting to Not Speak to CCIR; What did Pauly Do?

    ​Just got a note from Jim Gilchrist, the longtime anti-illegals guy and persistent thorn in the side of true Know Nothings. Seems that he attended the Villa Park City Council meeting this Tuesday to ask Drunken Deborah Pauly to not address the California Coalition for Immigration Reform meeting th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Jim Gilchrist Seeks to Return to Columbia University, Where His Last Appearance Sparked a Riot

    ​It's been a while since we've heard from our pal Jim Gilchrist, founder of the Minuteman Project and sworn enemy of Barbara Coe. He does pop up on our comments from time to time, where he smacks down true Know Nothings (as opposed to his misguided immigration philosophy). But yesterday, Jimbo sen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    13 Reasons Gilchrist's Push for an Arizona SB1070 Law in Rhode Island Makes Sense

    ​Jim Gilchrist, the Aliso Viejo founder of the Minuteman Project, sent a letter to supporters announcing the group's push to bring an "Arizona-type law" to Rhode Island."The Minuteman Project," he writes, "is going to do everything they can to proclaim Rhode Island and New England as the new fro ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 20, 2010

    Battle of the Mariachis

    Mission San Juan Capistrano

  • Columns

    April 1, 2010

    ¿Ask a Minuteman?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] In honor of April Fools' Day, Jim Gilchrist puts on the sombrero and bandoliers this week

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Jim Gilchrist Saves Journalism

    God bless Jim Gilchrist!​So, on C-SPAN: THE DEUCE the other day, John Nichols of The Nation and co-author of The Death and Life of American Journalism was telling an audience at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. that 140 newspapers closed down in the past year, 1,000 newspaper employees ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    As the Know Nothings Turn: Jim Gilchrist versus His Former Allies

    Gheen: Once called a Gilchrist supporter a "butt boy"​It's hard to keep up these days with who hates who in the various anti-immigrant movements. Most folks hate Minuteman Project founder Jim Gilchrist even though everyone else would be nothing without him. Gilchrist doesn't like California Coalit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Know Nothing Leaders Jeff Schwilk and William Gheen Add Homophobic Slurs to their Rolodex of Racism

    We're all accustomed to hear anti-immigrant loons rail:  illegal alien SAVAGES, PRESS 1 FOR ENGLISH, TWO FOR SPANISH, and other priceless couplets. But, until this new wave of Know Nothings, there was at least a bit of class. Sure, Barbara Coe and her minions would spew all sorts of vitriol abo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2009

    Another Know Nothing Turns Against Barbara Coe

    Notice the Iron Cross on Coe's T-shirt...The Beer Hall Putsch of America's modern-day Know Nothing movement keeps turning more hilarious by the day. Earlier this week, we reported on how California Coalition for Immigration Reform head Barbara Coe tried to put  murders at the hands of Minuteman ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2009

    Barbara Coe Going Batshit Loca Over Jim Gilchrist

    The legal and verbal back-and-forth between Minuteman Project founder Jim Gilchrist and California Coalition for Immigration Reform head Barbara Coe has gone on for so long one doesn't even know where to begin. The only conclusion I can make is that Coe is the true evildoer of the former allies; aft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    Barbara Coe Compares Obama To Hitler (Again)

    We wished California Coalition for Immigration reform head Barbara Coe wrote more often, but most of the dozens of weekly emails she send to members are usually forwarded articles with no insight offered by Babs. But not last week, when Coe sent along this ridiculous screed trying to note similariti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    It's a Quick Read 7

    Orange County Register: Danger on Mexican streets will force captains and crews in the annual Newport Beach to Ensenada yacht race to remain on their ships. But who'll get ripped off by the Hussong's mariachis? . . . I went to a Laguna Woods Village board meeting and a UFC Smackdown broke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    The Agitator That Was

    The entrance to the student union auditorium at Cal State Long Beach was eerily silent yesterday afternoon during the time when bullet-proof-wearing Minuteman agitator Jim Gilchrist, and his sidekick Ted Hayes were scheduled to be raising hoots and hollers for the second time in the last month (thei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    Jim and Ted's Excellent (Immigrant-Bashing) Adventure

    If you thought you missed your chance to pelt the father of the once headline-gobbling Minuteman Project and his Cricket playing, immigrant-hating homeless sidekick with your burning questions (Why do you wear a straight-jacket-vest-thing over your clothes? Are you gay?), you'll get your chance this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2008

    Jim Gilchrist to Speak at Long Beach State Today--Students, Please Go

    The Southern California progressive community is abuzz with word that Minuteman Project founder Jim Gilchrist and his anti-illegals pal, Ted Hayes, will "lecture" at Long Beach State today. "The topic is to inform students and the general public on the Racist Agenda of the La Raza at the national, c ... More >>

  • News

    October 30, 2008
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    June 24, 2008
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    April 19, 2008

    Quien es Más Minuteman?

    You'll be hard-pressed to ever find two sides in a lawsuit less sympathetic than the parties who are scheduled to show up in Orange County Superior Court on May 27. On one side will stand Minuteman Project founder Jim Gilchrist, who was fired last year from the organization he founded for accusation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2008

    La Raza: Know Your Know Nothings

    We appreciate WeCanStoptheHate.org, a website run by perennial conservative cucuy the National Council of La Raza that documents the going-ons of various anti-immigrant pendejos. We don't agree with their efforts to boot said pendejos off the airwaves, and do they really want to eliminate one of the ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 24, 2008

    Letters

    'Sometimes, when I am stressed, I go and stand on the shoulder of a toll road and smell the fumes—I mean, fresh air'

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2007

    Gilchrist basks in the sound of one hand clapping

    Does anyone know the whereabouts of Jim Gilchrist's marbles? The venerated co-founder of the Neo-Minutemen wore Pampers over his clothes at a planned immigration debate today at California State University, Long Beach. Wait, we're getting word that Gilchrist had just been pulled away from Red Lobst ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2007

    Going, Going, Gone to Court

    The question of which Nguyen won is about to be answered. Or maybe not. The Los Angeles Times reports that OC Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley has finished the recount of the February 6 special election, and determined that Janet Nguyen is the winner. Republican Nguyen's margin of victory over Rep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2006

    Bait and Switch (Great Wall edition)

    It looks like it's not a not a good week to be a Minuteman or Minuteman sympathizer (Minnie-symp?). Not because those kids at Columbia were mean to Aliso Viejo's own Minute-Grand Wizard Jim Gilchrist– when you're working the xenophobia racket, you really don't expect to get much love from Ivy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2006

    Minuteman's Time Up

    Certain students at Columbia University are none too fond of Jim Gilchrist. Yesterday the former accountant and OC native's speech was interrupted by protesters storming the stage, where some sort of fracas broke out. Though many news accounts suggest that Gilchrist himself was attacked, he appears ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2006

    (Don't) Protest Jim Gilchrist Tonight at Chapman!

    Sept. 15-Oct. 15 is Latino Heritage Month in the United States, so what better way to celebrate their heritage to America than invite Mr. Minuteman himself to speak during college festivities? Thus goes Chapman University's logic (full disclosure: I'm an alumn and got kicked off the campus), and so ... More >>

  • News

    August 24, 2006

    Goodbye, Jim

    Jim Gilchrists new book highlights the failed promises of the Minuteman Project

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2006

    Neo-Nazis for Gilchrist

    The Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Report has a piece on Jim Gilchrist, co-founder of the border-sealing Minutemen Project, tolerating neo-Nazis campaigning for him when he ran unsuccessfully for an Orange County congressional seat last year. We think someone misunderstood when it was s ... More >>

  • Columns

    May 11, 2006
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    May 3, 2006

    Keeping the White in White House

    I've never doubted that Aliso Viejo's Jim Gilchrist, founder of the Minuteman Project, was deluded, but until now I've never suspected he's delusional as well. Gilchrist tells the rightwing news service WorldNetDaily that he's seriously considering running for President of the United States. Gilchri ... More >>

  • Columns

    April 6, 2006

    Letters

    'Do any of you have children? Teenagers?'

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2006

    Paranoia Roundup: Immigration edition

    This will come as no surprise, but Aliso Viejo's Jim Gilchrist, founder of the Minutemen (not the immortal patriotic heroes of Lexington and Concord– Jim's are the flabby guys who have figured out how to combine xenophobia and birdwatching by scanning the horizon for Mexicans instead of great ... More >>

  • News

    March 30, 2006

    The Gilchristification of OC

    Mondays student walkout shows the past aint dead. It isnt even passed

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2006

    The Minuteman Pussy Out!

    Next Saturday, April 1 will be the one-year anniversary of the Minuteman Project, the organization started by Aliso Viejo resident and capitalism-hater Jim Gilchrist. Don't know what Gilchrist plans for festivities--maybe some taquitos?--but he'll probably be at a protest somewhere. But neither Gilc ... More >>

  • Food

    January 26, 2006

    Latinos We Like

    And the Food They Love

  • Columns

    December 29, 2005
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    December 8, 2005
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    December 1, 2005

    Letters

    Toots is older than Mick but smokes twice as much herb as Keith Richards.

  • News

    November 24, 2005

    Campbell’s Dupe

    Congressional candidate’s supporters wage war against Minuteman founder Gilchrist

  • Columns

    September 15, 2005
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    September 1, 2005
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    August 25, 2005
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    August 18, 2005
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    June 23, 2005
  • News

    June 2, 2005

    THE RIGHT IS RIGHT

    Minuteman founder Jim Gilchrist has it all figured outexcept for one little thing

  • Columns

    April 21, 2005

    Letters

    In the first place, I am a pimply-faced septuagenarian male, aging ungracefully, with an unquenchable thirst for comic books about hell on earth.

  • Film

    April 7, 2005

    TOO TOUGH TO DIE

    On the borderline with the Minutemen, the media and MS-13

  • News

    March 31, 2005

    The Disorder at the Border

    Rating the sides in the April 1 Arizona-Mexico border free-for-all

  • Columns

    March 31, 2005

    Letters

    I fell sorry for you!! How do you live with yourself?

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