Any semi-sober journalist knows better than to drop a bombshell of a story on the week just before Labor Day, so it was surprising to see declassified FBI documents emerge last week on the late Trinity Broadcasting Network shyster Paul Crouch. The documents showed that the feds investigated Crouch ... More >>
[Hole In the Wall] This Huntington Beach liquor store is out of a time warp
Though a common court house slogan reads "Justice is Blind," a more accurate slogan would be "These things take time-- even if the suspect is a psychopathic accused super-rapist." The trial of 31-year-old accused child molester and rapist Luis Pineda was scheduled to begin today in Orange Coun ... More >>
Today, the Los Angeles Times ran an interesting piece about how Costa Mesa-based Trinity Broadcasting Network was establishing a bigger presence in Israel, in preparation for the End Times and to turn Jews on to Jesus. And it was the validation I needed to publish a picture of TBN head Paul Crouch t ... More >>
That was my assumption about the queen of the Costa Mesa-based Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) when I just opened up the Orange County Register home page.See what I mean on the next page . . .
A granddaughter of Paul and Jan Crouch, founders of the flock-fleecing Trinity Broadcasting Network, says the company is covering up her rape at the hands of an employee when she was 13 years old. ... More >>
You gentle readers know what Godwin's Law is: the longer an online debate ensues, the likelier that someone will make a Hitler analogy to bolster an argument. May I coin the phrase "Crouch's Law"? The harder someone fights against the Trinity Broadcasting Network and its abhorrent teachings, sh ... More >>
An attorney for the Trinity Christian Center of Santa Ana, which is swimming in lawsuits involving Brittany Koper, who alleges lawyers for the company unlawfully distributed more than $50 million to its directors, says the religious media giant scored a victory when a lawsuit filed by her uncle, in ... More >>
My being on assignment last week forced my skipping last Friday's What We Learned. Not that anyone noticed . . . sniff . . . It's because I'm fat, isn't it!?! MARCH 10: UCI's Nobel Prize-winning chemist F. Sherwood Rowland (right) passes away at his Corona del Mar home from Parkinson's Disease co ... More >>
Sex scandals are merely crumbs from the table of a lawsuit filed this week against Trinity Christian Center of Santa Ana, which includes allegations that founders Paul and Jan Crouch fetched a $50 million jet through a "sham loan to an alter ego corporation" and that a $100,000 motor home was pur ... More >>
Galiher's prissy mug shot the day of the crimeYou'll remember last year the disturbing story of Stephen Eugene Galiher, once a rising star in the Trinity Broadcasting Network universe, in charge of the televangelist powerhouse's Nashville-area theme park--that is, until crashing into a car on the ... More >>
Celebrating the Day of the Dead with some of the county's worst offenders
A fired security guard is being arraigned in Newport Beach this morning for allegedly stealing from what we assume must be a bejeweled donation box given the Caligula set holding it: The sparkly Trinity Broadcasting Network headquarters across the 405 from South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa.Robert E ... More >>
Robert Shorter was a security guard at the worldwide headquarters for Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) in Costa Mesa before being fired several years ago.So, it was unusual that the 39-year-old Yorba Linda resident would be walking out of the opulent eyesore across from South Coast Plaza after ... More >>
Wonder if Jan and Paul Crouch will offer prayers on-air during Praise-a-Thon to the family destroyed by their drunkard of a pastor...The death certificate for David Rhodes will state he passed away November 3 at age 70 from pneumonia, but his son Tom will always blame Steve Galiher.Galiher, reade ... More >>
It's telling about the sad state of religion reporting in Orange County, one of the founts of American Christianity, that no one has yet to report this: a major Trinity Broadcasting Company personality has pleaded guilty to two felony DUIs that put a 70-year-old man in the hospital with serious inju ... More >>
That's what the Michelle Malkins and Jonathan Constantines of the world will undoubtedly screech once this open letter of apology to Muslims by Christian pastors percolates through the blogosphere. The letter--which appeared Nov. 18 as a full-page ad in the New York Times--is an ecumenical overture ... More >>
Heil, err, Mansoor! Let’s see . . . Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor let people with the Minutemen Project stand during a 2006 city council meeting to show their support for his police-immigration plan. Later, at the same public meeting, other people lead by Benito Acosta attempted to stand in the a ... More >>
A broken clock is right more often than Rohrabacher: Orange County Congressman Dana Rohrabacher recently uttered that President George W. Bush deserves another six months to turn things around in Iraq. But the Huntington Beach/Long Beach representative has a shameful history on the subject. More th ... 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 >>
As everyone surely now knows, The Drudge Report has solved the Mark Foley mystery. As you know, Republicans are all about taking responsibility for one's actions. As they demonstrate here, they are indeed taking responsibility--for having an innocent "prank" about pedophilia (nice sense of humor, gu ... More >>
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