Last November, I was supposed to debate arch-Know Nothing Tom Tancredo on illegal immigration--I say "supposed to" because most of the time was spent talking about Tancredo's assertion that Mexicans don't assimilate into American culture. It was a fine time, although friends asked why I didn't ta ... More >>
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 >>
Denver WestwordAsk a Tancredo!EDIT, NOV. 16, 6:30 P.M.: Watch the debate live here! EDIT, NOV. 16, NOON: Click here to find out how to watch the debate! After years of effort on the part Patty Calhoun--editor of Westword, our sister paper in Denver--Weekly managing editor Gustavo Arellano will de ... More >>
After a years-long hiatus, we've decided to bring back Orange County's most prestigious honor: induction into the Bob Dornan Scary OC Hall of Fame! Every year, in conjunction with our annual round-up of the county's scariest people (which you can pick up on newsstands starting today; on-line? Wai ... More >>
Saddleback Church lead pastor Rick Warren, he of the Purpose-Driven Life®, gets criticism from all sides, but the jibes I find most amusing usually come from the extreme right, both of the political and religious wings, which consider him a liberal heretic. If only! Christianity Today recently c ... More >>
Alphabet Soup to be Replaced by Quran Broth?Mass-produced items identified as kosher long ago entered the daily lives of non-Jews in this country--in fact, betcha pesos to dollars most people don't even notice the acronym "KSA" put on items approved by the Kosher Supervision of America. But as Mu ... More >>
California Secretary of State Debra Bowen to be replaced by Orly Taitz?
Anti-Obama crusader Orly Taitz may be finished with her lawsuit in the Orange County federal courthouse, but that doesn't mean we're done seeing her around here.In fact, Californians may get to know her even better in 2010- ... More >>
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 >>
John Gilhooley / OC WeeklyDr. Orly Taitz believes that Barack Obama wants to destroy America, but lately she's been dealing with a different threat: the defection of her former allies in the "eligibility" (a.k.a. "birther") movement. The lawsuit against Taitz from fellow birther lawyer Phil Berg ... More >>
John Gilhooley / OC WeeklyToday, Dr. Orly Taitz Esq., the Laguna Niguel dentist, lawyer and real estate agent who is attempting to sue Barack Obama out of office, appeared before Judge David O. Carter in Santa Ana's Ronald Reagan Federal Courthouse. The occasion: a hearing in her lawsuit, Barnett ... More >>
Pat Boone. American.The ACLU says the California Court of Appeals decision today to uphold the Los Angeles Police Department's use of Special Order 40--a decades old policy prohibiting officers from using immigration status to initiate investigations--"strikes a balance between immigrants' rights to ... More >>
Thanks to commenter "Doubtful" for bringing extraordinary news to our attention: Dr. Orly Taitz, our Mission Viejo/Rancho Santa Margarita dentist turned political activist, has embarked on a crusade to harass members of the Supreme Court of the United States.Last Friday, Taitz got up at 3 in the mor ... More >>
Newsmax.com is the Fred Thompson of conservative websites--not as loony as WorldNetDaily, not as shrill as OC's own Hugh Hewitt, but nevertheless wacky. And if you can't tell by the boring stories on their website, just look at what they're offering people who subscribe to Newsmax Magazine: a free c ... More >>
That's the stunning insinuation put forth by Joseph Farrah, editor of the conservative website WorldNetDaily. Farrah takes Warren--head of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, author of The Purpose-Driven Life...are you readers really that much of heathens or OC-illiterate that I need to continue?--to ... More >>
Kevin Naff raises an interesting observation in his New York Blade editorial "Gay Republicans in the Hot Seat":
WITH THE MAINSTREAM media engaged in wall-to-wall Mark Foley scandal coverage for a solid week, attention turned awkwardly (and predictably) to the subject of gay Republicans.
Who are the ... More >>
I've never doubted that Aliso Viejo's Jim Gilchrist, founder of the Minuteman Project, was deluded, but until now I've never suspected he's delusional as well. Gilchrist tells the rightwing news service WorldNetDaily that he's seriously considering running for President of the United States.
Gilchri ... More >>