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Wiley Drake

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Pastor Wiley Drake Arrested in D.C. While Praying, Ignoring Christ's Command Not to Do So in Public

    Pastor Wiley Drake of the First Southern Baptist Church of Buena Park, who prays for President Barack Obama and members of Congress to die, was arrested outside the White House on Friday while praying for Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng, who had reportedly just left the U.S. Embassy and had been ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    Will Dream Act Passage Prompt OC Protest of Gov. Jerry Brown?

    ​Despite its reputation as a right wing political stronghold, Orange County of recent times has been a hotbed of progressive activism. You name the subject--war, gay rights, Islamophobia, corporate power, racism, animal rights and the environment--and local liberals have consistently hit the stree ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    At Packed Fullerton City Council Meeting, People Want Answers In Kelly Thomas Case, Several Support Recall

    Marisa Gerber/ OCWeeklyBankhead, left, Jones and McKinley​​On the eve of the district attorney's announcement of its findings in the Kelly Thomas case, peopled packed Fullerton City Hall to let the council know, once again, their thoughts on Thomas' death, the police department and the city, in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Birthers Cling to Case With an OC Connection Claiming Obama is Ineligible to be President

    ​Political Vel Craft ("Veil of Politics") is an amazing site with ads against the climate change "con," a link to the U.S. Debt Clock and blanket coverage of the WikiLeaks-exposed marriage between the United Kingdom and The Illuminati. There's also a call for U.S. Supreme Court C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    10 Reasons God Hates California

    ​Considering Sunday's 7.2 earthquake just south of California's border with Mexico, the 4.1 shaker six miles southwest of Malibu and assorted aftershocks felt up and down the state as this is banged out with fingers crossed, it's obvious God is peeved at something. Before Pat Robertston, Wiley Dra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2010

    Wiley Drake Prays for 219 Congress Members to Die

    Gustavo ArellanoWiley Drake, saint coach​Buena Park radio pastor Wiley Drake grabbed headlines last year for calling on his supporters to pray for Barack Obama to die. Now he has extended that Christianly action to the 219 members of the House of Representatives who voted for the health-care ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010

    Why Did God Flood St. John the Baptist?

    ​So, the Rev. Wiley Drake agrees with Pat Robertson that God's wrath over a pact Haiti made with the Devil is what's behind the tiny nation's unending woes. The First Southern Baptist Church of Buena Park pastor tells the Orange County Register he's not sure the Almighty dialed in the earthquake t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2009

    Birther Update: Wiley Relents, Orly Cops Palin and Reagan's Corpse Sells Stickers

    Star Foreman / OC WeeklyOur Orly Taitz costume is on discount for Black Friday.​Yesterday, I gave thanks to birthers, who have provided the Weekly with so much fun material in 2009. So let's check in on them. What's new in the wonderful world of people who don't believe that Barack Obama is an Ame ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2009

    It's a Wiley World After All

    Welcome to Wiley World.​Lilly Fowler of Salon.com recently parachuted into "Wiley World."That would be the nickame for the domain of pastor Wiley Drake of the First Southern Baptist Church of Buena Park. As Clockwork and other Weeklings have blogged since President Barack Obama's election, Drake h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Pastor Wiley Drake Has Obama-Death-Prayer Competition

    Pastor Steven Anderson with a future mind ripe for polluting.First Southern Baptist Church of Buena Park pastor Wiley Drake now has high-profile competition when it comes to praying for President Barack Obama's death. Pastor Steven L. Anderson of Tempe, Arizona's Faithful Word Baptist Church- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Wiley Speaks! On Keith Olbermann Naming Him "World's Worst Person"

    Pastor Wiley DrakeWell, guessed who showed up in the ol' email inbox, responding to MSNBC's Keith Olbermann naming him the "World's Worst Person"? It's First Southern Baptist Church in Buena Park pastor Wiley Drake, who drew the dubious distinction for saying he's prayed for the deaths&n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    Wiley Drake Gets the Keith Olbermann Stamp of Disapproval

    Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Pastor Wiley Drake of First Southern Baptist Church of Buena Park has been previously recognized for interfaith gestures, helping the less fortunate and sheltering the homeless on church property despite threats from lawsuits, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Rev. Wiley Drake Leads List of OC's July 4 Teabaggers

    Just call him Rev. TeabaggerThe Rev. Wiley Drake, last heard from praying for President Barack Obama's death, leads the list of Orange Countains who have stepped up to lead the "Official Tax Day TEA Party" in their communities on July 4.TEA stands for Taxed Enough Already, by the way. Besides the co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Rev. Wiley Drake Prays for Obama's Death

    Somehow, we here at Weekly HQ missed that the Rev. Wiley Drake of First Southern Baptist Church in Buena Park not only declared last week that the murder of Kansas abortion Dr. George Tiller had been the answer to his "imprecatory" prayers, but that the so-called Man of God later announced he'd mad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2009

    Moderate Earthquake Strikes LA, OC

    Crashing PlatesAt 8:39 p.m., an estimated 5.0 magnitude earthquake centered in the Hawthorne/Inglewood area rocked Los Angeles and Orange County, according to me, my neighbors and Caltech. In Santa Ana, the quake felt like it lasted about 15 seconds and seemed determined to topple a bookcase. LA n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    WTF!?! Pastor Wiley Drake Opens Dialogue With Muslims

    CORRECTED...In stark contrast to Muslims hating Jews--and vice versa--at UC Irvine comes a revelation from Buena Park that must be accompanied by visions of flying pigs, a frozen-over Hell and galloping steeds of the Apocalypse. First Southern Baptist Church Pastor Wiley Drake is hosting an appearan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    The Last Crime Mike Carona Committed on His Sentencing Day (To Our Knowledge)?

    Since no one correctly guessed who made the prison-rape crack about disgraced, felonious ex-Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona (it was Buena Park pastor Wiley Drake, although the last guess--KOCE-TV's Real Orange anchor Ann Pulice--was HILARIOUS) and we so desperately want to give away the cover abov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    A Different, Insider Perspective on the Recent Fullerton Gang Attack on a Church

    There has been much recent media coverage about a recent attack by Fullerton's longstanding Tokers Town gang against the Rev. Willie Holmes and his storefront Majesty Christian Fellowship church in their hood. Marches, arrests, and much other hullaballoo. Having a much different perspective on the a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    Why Isn't Wiley Drake Suing God Over Inauguration?

    We've previously told you about Buena Park pastor Wiley Drake suing to prevent Barack Obama from being inaugurated as president of the United States on Jan. 20 and, if that fails, suing to stop U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts from delivering the oath of office to Obama. For good measur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Looking Back at 2008: The Ecstasy and the Irony

    This is not a look back at disgraced Sheriff Mike Carona, the Little Sheriff, the Debs, the Little Debbie Snack, the Freeway Complex Fire, Rick Warren, Wiley Drake, any lantern-jawed preacher with the last name of Schuller, pedo-priests, the 241 toll road extension, Proposition 8, fluctuating gasol ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 25, 2008
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    December 24, 2008

    When the Going Gets Tough, the Rick Warren Scandal Gets Weird

    MSNBC's Rachel Maddow has today's best assessment of the Rick Warren-Barack Obama invocation dust up: "Not only is it getting worse, it's getting weirder."Yesterday, there was Pastor Wiley Drake of First Baptist Church in Buena Park demonizing Warren's participation in the Jan. 20 inauguration of ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Is Rick Warren Outing His Tolerant Self of Just Bluffing?

    UPDATED WITH PASTOR WILEY DRAKE SAYING GOD WILL PUNISH RICK WARREN FOR PARTICIPATING IN OBAMA INAUGURATION (SEE THE VERY END).The choice of Rick Warren as Barack Obama's inaugural invocation giver has apparently so touched the leader of Lake Forest's Saddleback Church that he has become The Most Tol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    This Week in the OC Weekly

    In "Out of Tune" Gustavo Arellano interviews Bob Gunn, the man who helped Mariners Chruch become an evangelical giant. Then the church fired him for being gay, and they've been in and out of court since. News has Matt Coker explaining why Pastor Wiley Drake thinks he still has a unseating Barack Oba ... More >>

  • News

    December 18, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 5, 2008

    Red County Nearly Turns Blue!

    . . . and if that happened, would the righty Red County blog have to change its name? Final election results from OC: PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT Completed Precincts: 2109 of 2109 Vote Count Percentage JOHN MCCAIN / SARAH PALIN (REP) 430,360 50.8% BARACK OBAMA / JOE BIDEN (DEM) 401,605 47.4% ... More >>

  • News

    September 11, 2008
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    July 29, 2008

    "California's Queer Quake"

    About 75 minutes after this morning's Southern California earthquake, Reverend Wiley Drake named the seismic event, "the California Queer Quake," and announced via email to his nationwide followers that "another queer quake [is] trying to get California's attention." Won't you listen, damn it? "Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2008

    Which Burger Joints Can Homophobes Trust?

    Don’t laugh. This is a serious question for Reverend Wiley Drake, pastor of the First Southern Baptist Church in Buena Park. Early Sunday morning, Drake, with assistance from the American Family Association (AFA), launched what he hopes will be a nationwide boycott of McDonald's. Its sin? The co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2008

    Gay Marriage Portends Increase in Urine Sex, OC Reverend Reveals!

    Usually I like to pretend Wiley Drake is really on to something when I blog about his crazy shit, but this email, which sat in my junk folder and remains there (I cut and pasted from it) is outrageously ridiculous enough to print verbatim: What Legal Same Sex Marriages Bring into society........... ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2008

    The Messiah Has Returned To Protect Us From Gays, says OC Pastor

    1,975 years after being nailed to a cross for our sins, Jesus Christ, son of God, our savior, the Messiah, Lamb and Nazarene, has just worked a miracle in Oregon. That's the good news being shared by Reverend Wiley Drake, our favorite local gay-bashing Southern Baptist. In one of his relentless, se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2008

    Wiley Drake: Reverend or Ayatollah?

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

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2007

    Hail Jesus: The Weekly and Pastor Wiley Drake Save America, One Day at a Time!

    Dearest brethren and sisters of the Internet, God's children all: Let us all join our hands in prayer and thank the Lord for both the Orange County Weekly and Wiley Drake, the Buena Park-based, homeless-person-feeding, gay-bashing, Southern Baptist Pastor. Why blesseth we the Weekly and Pastor Dra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2007

    Courthouse Vigil Will Call on Sheriff Carona to Repent

    Orange County Pastor Wiley Drake announced today that his church will conduct a prayer vigil at the Ronald Reagan Federal Courthouse beginning Monday at 5 a.m. in hopes of getting indicted Sheriff Mike Carona to "repent" for his sins. Good luck, Wiley. You're going to need divine intervention. Dr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2007

    OC Preacher Casts Death Spells!

    Serena Maria Daniels should find garlic cloves to place around her neck. This morning, the Register reporter broke the news that Buena Park minister WIley Drake is looking to cast evil, lethal spells on his perceived enemies. What's got Drake pissed this time? Apparently, he's angry with two staff ... More >>

  • News

    May 4, 2006

    The Anti-Immigrant All-Stars

    Hangin with the haters at Santa Anas Day Without an Immigrant

  • Columns

    April 27, 2006

    Commie Girl

    Sex, Sex, Sex! No, really: sex

  • Columns

    April 27, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    April 19 - April 25

  • News

    November 10, 2005

    Wiley Coyote

    The Rev. Wiley Drake has a history of helping illegals, as long as they dont criticize Bush

  • Columns

    April 3, 2003
  • News

    April 3, 2003
  • News

    February 20, 2003

    God Help Him

    Pastor Wiley Drake explores a run to replace wimpy president

  • Features

    November 7, 2002

    Son of Scary

    Evil spawn of OCs Scariest People

  • Columns

    June 28, 2001
  • Columns

    January 18, 2001
  • Features

    December 28, 2000

    In the Name of the Father

    Growing up Wiley Drake Jr.

  • Columns

    December 23, 1999

    Inquiring minds want to know . . .

    Is Donald Trumps Presidential Role Model Richard Nixon?

  • Features

    January 7, 1999
  • Features

    January 7, 1999
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