The Taliban

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2014

    William "Kyle" Carpenter, New Medal of Honor Recipient, to Visit Camp Pendleton Today

    While President Barack Obama fends off Republican calls to put more military service people into dangerous and often fatal situations like retired U.S Marine Corps Cpl. William "Kyle" Carpenter found himself in, the new Medal of Honor recipient will be at Camp Pendleton this morning.

  • News

    February 13, 2014

    Dana Rohrabacher: Front-Line Terrorist Fighter?

    [Moxley Confidential] Plus, more legal shenanigans in the Jim Toledano extortion case

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    Bush-Blasting Democrat/Former Alt. Weekly Writer is Nixon Library's Veteran's Day Speaker

    The Richard Nixon Foundation--the partisan, pro-Dick private arm of the public-run presidential library in Yorba Linda where they run the gift shop and present such speakers as Ann Coulter, Newt Gingrich and Hugh Hewitt--would never host a book signing by a writer from your favorite Orange County-ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    Dana Rohrabacher's "Ignorance" Blasted By Washington Post

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    Dana Rohrabacher To Feds: Respect State Marijuana Laws

    Like the proverbial broken clock that is right twice a day, U.S. Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) is occasionally doing things that aren't completely crazy, like defending the Taliban or accusing the Obama Administration of intentionally lying to the American public about the Islami ... More >>

  • News

    March 21, 2013

    Doc al-Qaeda

    Judge to punish Cypress resident and former CVS pharmacist tied to terrorism plot against U.S. soldiers

  • News

    January 17, 2013

    Welcome to Ku Klux Kounty!

    Fanning Elementary, Plummer Auditorium and other OC streets, parks and monuments named after local pioneers who were Klan members

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    50 Reasons Why Orange County is The Worst Effing Place in America

    It was gay rights icon Harvey Milk who described Orange County best, in response to California State Senator John Briggs describing San Francisco as "the moral garbage dump of homosexuality in this country." "Nobody likes garbage 'cause it smells," Milk told reporters. "Yet eight million tourists vi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2012

    The Evil of Banality: YAF's 2013 Reagan Calendar, Tom Fuentes' Passing, and It's a Smelly World After All

    It's not necessary to have an opinion about everything, but it sure is fun to try. And by "opinion" I mean analysis, critique, an arguable and defensible position and not that thing everybody's got one of and, boy, do they all smell bad. And, while I am at it, no, it's not a small world after all, f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2011

    2011 Bob Dornan Scary OC Hall of Fame Inductee: Barbara Coe!

    ​No one except Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Friend of the Taliban) in Orange County history has consistently proven to be scarier over a longer period of time than California Coalition for Immigration Reform head Barbara Coe--and even Dana has had flashes of sanity in his Bedlam brain. Shit, ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    Marilyn Davenport Expressed Anti-Muslim Sentiment Before Obama-is-a-Chimp Scandal

    (c) photo by R. Scott MoxleyMarilyn Davenport ​Marilyn Davenport may have been able to escape protesters outside of her Fullerton home last Saturday, but the embattled Orange County Republican Party official might have a more difficult time fleeing her past.According to Republican Party source ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    Dana Rohrabacher: The Geekiest Member in Congress?

    ​The kindest thing that can be said about pedophile-protecting, Taliban-loving, race-war-wanting Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Chicken Hawk) is that he loves science fiction.At least that's how Dave Maass from San Diego CityBeat sees it. He's also a contributor to the SyFy Channel's blog and rec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Dana Rohrabacher Wants to Take His Loony Act to Bigger Stage

    Glassy-eyed Dana​Dana 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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Today's Biggest Laugh: Dana Rohrabacher as Sage

    Rohrabacher: Ignore my flip flops​In a county with a history of sending buffoons to congress, Dana Rohrabacher is fast earning his way to the top of the embarrassing heap.Rohrabacher, the politician who avoided Vietnam War era military service, continues to pretend he's an expert on the war in Afg ... More >>

  • Film

    June 10, 2010

    (100) Days of Summer Movies

    [Summer Guide] Flicks to help you enjoy the great indoors

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    Dana Rohrabacher Attacks The President

    And Republicans claim they'd forgone pork...​Delores Barr over at reports that Dana Rohrabacher twice called President Barack Obama a "Marxist" Thursday at the Seal Beach Chamber of Commerce breakfast. The line must have come after Rohrabacher fed himself. If you've seen the Huntingt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2009

    Dana Rohrabacher Earns Spot on Worst Predictions List

    Dana's broken ball​Dana Rohrabacher's unhappily guaranteed that Hilary Clinton would be president now. The Orange County Republican congressman has said that the American press corps would be embarrassed for portraying the Osama bin Laden-aiding Taliban in Afghanistan as evil. He's claimed that th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Most Racist City in Orange County--Is it Fullerton??? Our Top Five

    Henry W. Head, founding father of OC, longtime Santa Ana doctor...​I was speaking with a local GOP operative recently when he said something that shocked me. The topic was my recent cover story on the Candy-Ass Gang, the trio of pendejos and one pendeja who prosecutors say drove into Huntington Be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Dana Rohrabacher Is Now A Sage? Hehehehe

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Make Sure Dana Rohrabacher Never Accepts Social Security

    Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Wacko Heights) hasn't spoken to the Weekly since--take your pick--Moxley exposed him as a Taliban sympathizer or we published a photo of him in mujahideen garb (or was it the one where he wore an Uncle Sam hat and glassy, besotted eyes?). So can someone out there ask ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2009

    Thursday A.M. Shocker!!! Not All Register Readers Are Nutbars!!!

    You would, of course, expect an Orange County Register story on local Muslim reaction to President Obama's Cairo speech to elicit online comments like these . . . NewportBob: President Obama is way over his head getting involved in this big picture "let's get along folks now" presentation. Super IQ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    OCBJ is Up on Henry Nicholas, Down on Angels, Cary Bren

    Orange County Business Journal has some enlightening items in this week's issue, although you have to hunt for most of them. That, of course, is not the case with "OC Insider," the weekly column by executive editor Rick Reiff, a seasoned pro who knows to start off with his most newsworthy stuff: T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2008

    Wiley Drake: Reverend or Ayatollah?

    "It's not my hit list; It's God's hit list."

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2008

    Romney:Reagan = Hewitt:Smart

    Our beloved local conservative loudmouth Hugh Hewitt has spent the last half-year ranting about how Republican presidential candidate (and subject of his most-recent book) Mitt Romney is the next coming of Ronald Reagan to the point of nausea and idiocy. "Romney has reassembled the Reagan coalitio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2007

    Big Brother is Watching OC Weekly

    In case you were wondering, air travel still sucks. Flights are more crowded and dirtier than ever (I could swear that stain on my courtesy pillow was blood), and even though transatlantic flights now have video on demand, the equipment for it takes up precious milimeters of legroom, already a scarc ... More >>

  • Features

    December 28, 2006

    The Year in Letters

    Keep It Up. You Rock. Dont Ever Change. All That Crap.

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2006

    Rohrabacher Cuts and Runs

    Congressman Dana Rohrabacher had his ass handed to him yesterday in not one but two debates with opponent Jim Brandt. At least, I think he did. It's kinda hard to find out. Why is that? It's because the only mention of Rohrabacher in the past day's press is as Tan Nguyen's former opponent. Damn it. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2006

    Red (County) Herring

    Tan Nguyen is an unfortunate, foolish, racist man who did and continues to do unfortunate, foolish, racist things. But who cares? Don't get me wrong, the issue deserves coverage, especially from OC's homegrown authority on all things Mexican. But Tan is drawing all eyes to him - journalists and blog ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2006

    It Pays To Be a Rohrabacher

    There's nothing illegal about paying your spouse to work on your congressional campaign. Richard Pombo did it. So did Tom DeLay. Even local boy Dana Rohrabacher does it. The Sunlight Foundation is busily compiling information on all sorts of representatives, but for the moment they're focusing on me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2006

    3 out of 4

    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 >>

  • Food

    June 16, 2005

    The Real Afghani

    Dealing with Afghan realities at Amazing Kabob House

  • Columns

    February 12, 2004

    In Defense of Gay Marriage

    So just shut up and buy Adam and Steve a nice present already

  • Columns

    January 8, 2004
  • Features

    January 1, 2004

    The Year in Girl

    There was a war in there, somewhere

  • Columns

    December 25, 2003
  • Music

    June 5, 2003
  • News

    May 8, 2003
  • Music

    May 1, 2003

    Not Embalmed Yet

    Rocket From the Crypts locomotive breath

  • Film

    March 13, 2003

    Goin South

    The ungodly Gods and Generals

  • News

    December 19, 2002
  • Columns

    June 27, 2002
  • Features

    May 30, 2002

    Bikini Uber Alles!

    Fighting fire with flesh

  • Columns

    February 21, 2002
  • Columns

    February 14, 2002

    Bring Back the Scabs!

    Of dope and frat boys and girls named Stacy

  • Columns

    December 27, 2001
  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Ollie North: Not All Muslims Evil

    But only Christians will go to heaven

  • Culture

    November 22, 2001

    Sucker Punched

    Good art from a very bad day

  • Columns

    October 18, 2001

    Winged Monkeys!

    Our smoky links to unsavory characters

  • News

    August 3, 2000
  • Features

    January 7, 1999
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