Nick Schou sits one cubicle away from mine at OC Weekly. And yet, I interviewed him
about his new book, Orange Sunshine: The Brotherhood of Eternal Love and Its Quest to Spread Peace, Love, and Acid to the World, from my home while he was on the road to his home in Long Beach. Complicating
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Speaking from Afghanistan, Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove) says she remains skeptical about President Barack Obama's decision to increase troop numbers there. Perhaps the bombs falling all around the House Armed Services Committee's senior female had something to do with that.
Broken clock is right more often than Dana"Sending 30,000 more combat troops to Afghanistan will not
make us any safer. Focusing a strategy around the
central government in Kabul will not work, especially with a government as
corrupt as the Karzai regime. Sending more American combat troop ... More >>
Brenice Lee Smith and Friends circa 1972Orange County Sheriff's Department inmate number 2537327, better known as Brenice "Brennie" Lee Smith--or Dorje to his family and fellow Buddhist devotees--has been behind bars for almost two months now thanks to a pair of nearly 40-year-old hash smuggling ... More >>
Dana Rohrabacher, our Twitter-loving, immigrant-bashing, surfer-dude congressman published an op-ed yesterday in the Washington Times. It's about, of course, his favorite subject: Afghanistan -- specifically, the extent to which he knows more about Afghanistan than anyone else. To be sure, Rohrabach ... More >>
According to Travel Mole, "the online community for the travel and tourism industry," visiting Israel is at an all-time high amid the bombs raining down courtesy of the Hamas theme park:
Despite the Strife, Tourism in Israel is at an all Time High
Perhaps it's the ... More >>
Only in SanTana can an effort to impose term limits on Papi Pulido transform into a ballot measure to extend term limits for councilmembers. But that's exactly what happened with Measure D, which SanTana voters will decide on February 5 and is one of the most laughable pieces of crap to grace Orange ... 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 >>
Over at Rising Hegemon, Attaturk notices a slight variation in the covers on this week's Newsweek. See if you can spot the difference.
Yep. That's right. The editors of the international editions of Newsweek simply don't understand the tremendous importance of Annie Leibovitz reminiscing about he ... More >>