Obviously desperate to maintain the flames surrounding last year's terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, Laguna Hills-based TeaParty.org is propping up a convicted fraudster imprisoned for violating his parole as a recent political prisoner. He is Mark Basseley Nakoula, the for ... More >>
After a bombing, a masterful thriller
Several organizations have signed an open letter addressed to the UC Irvine Chancellor Michael Drake demanding the immediate removal of a Syrian diplomat from the UCI Foundation's board of trustees. The letter was sent two weeks after the student government voted in favor of legislation calling f ... More >>
You can write all sorts of damning things against individuals, yet it's the most innocuous words that hurt. I'll never forget last year, when I got a call from none other than Mark Weber, the head of the Holocaust-denying Institute for Historical Review, all upset that I called him a "cockroach" ... More >>
Rohrabacher "forgets" he lobbied for Taliban while it protected Osama bin LadenFor Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, the week proved to be yet another political mess.First, the Weekly exposed that Orange County's senior career politician paid his wife 50 percent of the federal campaign contributions ... More >>
[UPDATED: MAY 3, 12:21 PM] The Orange County Register is speculating that Adam "Goat Boy" Gadahn may replace Osama bin Laden as America's top fugitive, noting that the FBI has marked former most wanted man bin Laden as "deceased," and that Gadahn is currently ranked as Number 2 on that list. The ... More >>
Hussam Ayloush, CAIR-LA executive directorThe Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Greater Los Angeles area office in Anaheim issued a statement today welcoming the news that Osama bin Laden, "a threat to America and the world," has been "eliminated." The statement came on the heels of ... More >>
Remember Craig Monteilh? The convicted con artist and OC Weekly cover story subject who claims he helped the FBI foil an OC terrorist cell operating inside local mosques only to be abandoned by the agency after they stopped believing his stories? The guy who claimed he was a hero for helping the ... More >>
The Washington Post is reporting that in his speech tonight to announce the end of major combat operations in Iraq, President Barack Obama will say it is time to "turn the page." "Ending this war is not only in Iraq's interest-it is in our own. The United States has paid a huge price to put t ... More >>
Check out this amusing footage of Afghan soldiers--who appear to be fighting alongside British advisors--smoking the Buddha during their lunchtime break. After hearing about the latest idea from Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Taliban), you might think he was next in the hookah line.
Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) was criticized in some quarters today for crapping on President Barack Obama's Afghanistan surge announcement before the speech was even delivered tonight.So credit the anti-war movement for at least waiting until Obama was waving goodbye from the West Point podium ... More >>
We hadn't heard anything particularly wacky from Orange County's own obsessive Ottoman, the racist Ergun Kirlikovali of Coto de Caza, for quite some time--that is, anything other than the same tired slanders he spews of Armenians as treasonous ingrates and those who know the Ottoman Empire genocided ... More >>
Craig Monteilh, everybody's favorite convicted con artist and FBI mole, hit the airwaves last night in an in-depth interview with KFI AM 640 talk show host Bryan Suits. The topic of the conversation: an FBI sting operation that led to the arrest of four Muslim converts in upstate New York on Wednesd ... More >>
What is it about Orange County that creates fools who make ridiculous comparisons of their causes to the suffering Jews experienced during the Holocaust? A couple of years ago, it was the Minuteman mexicana, Lupe Moreno, rambling about how Mexican immigrants were the new Nazis, while American whites ... More >>
For the second time in a year, a terrified American public has received the reassuring news that Adam Gadahn, a.k.a. "Goat Boy," is dead. Probably. As far as we know. Seeing as how we haven't heard much from him lately and he likes to harangue his former countrymen with annoying lectures about U.S. ... More >>
If there's anything funny about the U.S. War on Terror and its hunt for al-Qaeda, it's the fact that nearly six years after 9/11, we still haven't been able to capture or kill Adam Yahiye Gadahn, a.k.a. Azzam the American, a.k.a. Goat Boy. At least that's what we've come to call Gadahn around the ne ... More >>
Sonali Kolhatkar remembers Afghanistan, even if the rest of us dont
Saraah Olsons strange trip through the U.S. war on terror
Filmmakers of Vietnam-era DISSENT documentaries see parallels to Iraq War
Screamers director and System of a Down join forces to decry Armenian genocide
From a list compiled by the UK newspaper, The Independent: 2,973 Total number of people killed (excluding the 19 hijackers) in the September 11, 2001 attacks 72,000 Estimated number of civilians killed worldwide since September 11, 2001 as a result of the war on terror 2 Number of years since US ... More >>
UCI profs book could be the real roadmap to peace
Remember President Bush's steely determination to get Osama bin Laden Dead or Alive? Turns out he meant we'll get him, if we happen to bump into him. The New York Times reports this morning that "The Central Intelligence Agency has closed a unit that for a decade had the mission of hunting Osama b ... More >>
Meant to blog this yesterday, based on something we saw on ABC's Nightline, but it's also reported on by InfoWorld. The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence held a hearing on May 4. Among the speakers was a specialist whose company we taxpayers are paying more than $7 million a year. The ... More >>
Among the more than 2,300 Americans killed in Iraq, we want to recall our friends and neighbors. We honor their memory best by doing what we can to bring U.S. troops home.
Some guy charges Garden Grove imam with terrorist love
We remember everything
UC Irvine protesters humiliate torture-memo author
Fall of Baghdad offers Orwellian view of Operation Iraqi Freedom
Why youd have to be a freaking idiot to vote for this guy
The War on Terror begins at home. My home.
Why does the U.S. keep blowing chances to question a top deputy of al-Qaeda?
Hey, since your countrys ruling over mine, can I rule over yours?
The presidents conservative critics
Dornan says Rohrabachers got a weakness for terror suspects
An Iraq invasion retrospective!
Jim Washburn helps the president share the joy in Iraq
Death in the military
On the Mideast controversy, Georgia Democrat Cynthia McKinney and our own Dana Rohrabacher are virtually identical. So whyd the media roast McKinney and let Dana walk?
Long Beachs Prach Ly drops rhymes about the Killing Fields
Your TV and the Middle East
He hates Commies, loves Double-Doubles
Our smoky links to unsavory characters
Whether he knew it or not, Khalil Deek had close ties to bin Laden
Huntington Beach Congressman Dana Rohrabacher helped arm the terrorists accused of attacking New York and Washington, D.C. Now hes got a new plan to save the world
For Tawfiq Deek, it runs in the family
Smiles and skulls