Ranking House Republicans in Washington, D.C. gave Orange County Congressman Dana Rohrabacher a subcommittee to ponder emerging threats in Europe and Eurasia, a move on par with Sheriff Andy Taylor giving Deputy Barney Fife a flashlight and putting him on a nightly UFO watch in Mayberry.
GOP big bo ... More >>
The Kookville Express and its faithful conductor, Dana Rohrabacher, has once again done what nobody else in the nation could do: he has single-handedly solved the debate on gun ownership rights.You might recall that the Costa Mesa congressman had--at least in his own mind--previously solved the deba ... More >>
We named Luis F. Fernandez of the SanTana Public Library OC's Best Local Historian last year for a reason: because he is. The Garden Grove resident, of course, is the guy who unearthed the Doss v. Bernal housing segregation case, and will be one of the co-authors on a coming history book on Mexican- ... More >>
Dana Rohrabacher, Orange County's biggest living embarrassment since Rep. William Dannemeyer graphically described sex acts in an infamous House floor speech eons ago, can't seem to stop making nutty statements.In a late night Jan. 5 Twitter post, Congressman Rohrabacher claimed that President Bi ... More >>
Courtesy of the California Department of CorrectionsSirhan Sirhan's latest prison photoSirhan Sirhan is scheduled to go before a California parole board for a 13th time Wednesday, bringing to my mind two memories.The most recent involves Shane O'Sullivan's documentary RFK Must Die, which I caugh ... More >>
Glassy-eyed DanaDana Rohrabacher, a man whose notoriously poor judgment caused him to associate with a long list of people who became convicted felons, wants to become chairman of the Science Committee in the House of Representatives.According to a Nov. 30 profile in Politico, the Costa Mesa cong ... More >>
Monday must have been an exceptionally slow day over at The Hill, a publication that covers politics in the nation's capital. Reporter Christina Wilkie wrote a sweet little post ("Rohrabacher's Triplets Get a Sweet Surprise") based on a Twitter entry made a day earlier by Dana Rohrabacher.Ac ... More >>
Dana wears many hats"The running debate between
faith and science, which has increased steadily in intensity this year, has two
detours just as harsh but considerably less visible that demand more attention:
That would be scientists against other scientists, and pseudoscientists who
presume exp ... More >>
Aitken: OC's Proud LeftyEarlier this week, nationally prominent Santa Ana trial lawyer Wylie Aitken stepped down after 17 years as the leader of the Orange County Democratic Foundation and the group voted Dan Jacobson its new chairman. The ultra well-connected Aitken, who considers assassinated U ... More >>
Duncan McIntosh Co. Inc.Boo! It's the Wild Goose.John Wayne's onetime yacht the Wild Goose is being trotted out to drum up interest in the 31st annual Lido Yacht Expo in Newport Beach Sept. 24-27.Don't blame organizers for pulling out all the stops. Are there really shoppers for yachts these days ... More >>
The Orange County Register ran a front page story today about Deborah Perez, the Corona woman who claims her adoptive father, Guy Ward Hendrickson, a carpenter who died in 1983, was actually the Zodiac killer. In case you don't already know, Perez' colorful claim first surfaced in an April 29 press ... More >>
Hats off to Steve Huff of the True Crime Report for apparently being the first journalist to do anything other than simply regurgitate the bizarre, better-late-than-never claims by Deborah Perez that her adoptive, deceased dad, Guy Ward Hendrickson was actually the infamous Zodiac killer. As Huff re ... More >>
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Early in his political career, Dana Rohrabacher hailed himself as a term-limits champion for federal politicians and spoke passionately about the inherent evils of one person staying in power for an extended period of time.
Fast-forward 20 years: Rohrabacher, the conservative Republican seeking an ... More >>
While the nation struggles with two wars, financial disasters, devastating hurricanes, regular political sex and ethics scandals, ridiculously priced gas and global warming, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) has been busy attempting to singlehandedly solve the already solved 196 ... More >>
From my web ed. brother in Minneapolis, Jeff Shaw:
On the Dreamer's day, we offer up five divergent songs about Martin Luther King and the holiday that bears his name. They are upbeat and somber, they are angry and hopeful, they are old and new.
5. Ray Charles, "Abraham, Martin and John"
First re ... More >>
Jimmy Breslin on the assassination of Robert Kennedy in the Times today here. Say Brez:
You couldn't get the gun out of the hand of the shooter. Hands grabbed and yanked and twisted but could not get it. The gun waved and people jumped away from it and now Roosevelt Grier, the immense professional ... More >>