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Pope Francis Encyclical on Climate Change

Pope Francis Encyclical on Climate Change

The Catholic diocese held a meeting last week to promote Pope Francis’ Encyclical on “Climate Change”.  The meeting was held at Christ Cathedral (used to be the Crystal Cathedral) in Garden Grove. In their presentation one of the first things they said was, “Man could no longer have dominion over the earth”.  Wait…WHAT?  Doesn’t the […]

It’s Classified: A Tale of Two Scofflaws

It’s Classified: A Tale of Two Scofflaws

    By Thomas L. Knapp For the crime of telling America and the world about the lawlessness of the American political class — including one Hillary Rodham Clinton — Chelsea Manning is now a political prisoner, serving a 35-year sentence at Fort Leavenworth’s US Disciplinary Barracks, after a show trial which violated nearly every […]

Beleaguered Taxpayers Indeed

Beleaguered Taxpayers Indeed

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The Problem With Ad Blockers: There Ain’t No Such Thing as Free Content

The Problem With Ad Blockers: There Ain’t No Such Thing as Free Content

    By Thomas L. Knapp PageFair’s 2015 Ad Blocking Report paints a desperate picture for web publishers. Those publishers, according to the report, can expect to lose $22 billion in revenues this year from readers’ widespread use of “ad blocking” software. Halfway into the web’s third decade, content providers still struggle to monetize their […]

John Andersen and Sean Paroski: Explaining Ventura County Democrats’ silence on Planned Parenthood

John Andersen and Sean Paroski: Explaining Ventura County Democrats’ silence on Planned Parenthood

By Sean Paroski & John Andersen In April of this year, a small group of animal rights activists conducted a brilliant undercover operation. Hearing rumors of unethical practices at Los Angeles and Pasadena animal shelters, they posed as representatives of a biological research company and secretly recorded meetings with the directors and top veterinarians of […]

Social Security: An Inconvenient Truth

Social Security: An Inconvenient Truth

. . By Thomas L. Knapp The first “top ten” Republican presidential nomination debate consisted almost entirely of empty calories, and it’s easy to see why. The event was put on by Fox “News,” its dominating presence was Donald Trump, and its focus was, simply, on who could get most militaristic about Iran and immigration. […]

Jerry Brown’s Global Warming Revolution

Jerry Brown’s Global Warming Revolution

The Donald Evolves

The Donald Evolves

The GOP, the Boxes, and the Uber

The GOP, the Boxes, and the Uber

    By Joel Schlosberg On August 4, Vikas Bajaj devoted a New York Times op-ed to the politics of Uber. The headline contends that “Republicans Are Trying to Turn Uber Into a Partisan Issue,” and that companies like Uber and Airbnb based in the “gig economy” rather than the 9-to-5 realm “hardly fit into […]

Cartoonist Chip Bok: Kasich boots Texan for Fox News debate

Cartoonist Chip Bok: Kasich boots Texan for Fox News debate

August 6, 2015     Ohio governor John Kasich entered the fray for the Republican nomination two weeks ago. The Buckeye Gov displaced Texas Governor Rick Perry for the last spot in tonight’s Fox News debate in Cleveland.   Editor’s note: Chip is a talented cartoonist as well as political commentator.  People like this don’t work […]