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For alert minds: the art of the covert narrative

For alert minds: the art of the covert narrative

            By Jon Rappoport “Build it and they will come. Build a false narrative and people will come in droves.” The Underground, Jon Rappoport When a researcher or an investigator suspects he is looking at an artificial narrative, a storyline that is floated to achieve a hidden agenda, he has […]

Why “DUI checkpoints” are not cost-effective or necessary to remove drunk drivers

Why “DUI checkpoints” are not cost-effective or necessary to remove drunk drivers

Editor’s note:  We are presenting a three part op-ed on the Unconstitutionally of DUI checkpoints.  Mr. Boyer is a community activist and proponent of the 4th Amendment.  We invite opposing views from all quarters, including law enforcement.     By Bruce Boyer The ostensible reason for DUI checkpoints is a good reason — to remove […]

California: No Reason to Register as a member of a Political Party—So Few Do

California: No Reason to Register as a member of a Political Party—So Few Do

Editor’s Note: Maybe this is the best reason, low voter turnout, to rid ourselves of Proposition 14 which brought us open primary. Prop. 14 is killing off third parties, eliminating anyone identified as Libertarian or Green Party for example of ever making it on to the final ballot. It is cheating the voters. By Stephen […]

Armed citizens really do save lives

Armed citizens really do save lives

Reflections by Brian Kearsey  The CBS story below sums up my headline; the LA Times cited the same statement from the local police, adding the quote that the armed citizen saved a lot of lives. We can and must screen people who want to carry a handgun, but we must fight the knee-jerk impulse so […]

If You Don’t Watch FOX (redux)

If You Don’t Watch FOX (redux)

by Phil Erwin If you rely on networks other than FOX for your daily dose of news, you might consider carefully the true value of your news sources. Not that FOX is above reproach, nor other networks useless; rather, it’s a question of intent: Does your news outlet intend to present you with facts, and […]

How To Ruin A Great State

How To Ruin A Great State

By Gregory J. Welborn

Frack It!

Frack It!

How About an Exam for Office Seekers?

How About an Exam for Office Seekers?

By Jon Coupal Given the horrible decisions recently being made by elected officials, why don’t we subject candidates for public office to a simple exam with the grades to be posted in the ballot pamphlet? Here are few questions that might be asked. For those running for trustee in one of our over 1,000 school […]

Who are we anymore?

Who are we anymore?

    By Michael Greer Have we forgotten what it means to be American? We used to be able to describe American values. America used to have a persona, a culture, an identity. Norman Rockwell was famous for capturing that identity beautifully. Families around the Thanksgiving table, soldiers welcomed home from war, kids arguing over […]

You Say ISIL, I Say ISIS

You Say ISIL, I Say ISIS

      Have you ever wondered why the mainstream media use “ISIS” while the president uses “ISIL”? Last week, during an interview, a reporter said ISIS immediately after the president had said ISIL. Sometimes you hear reporters saying “ISIS or ISIL”. When the president first started using ISIL, I expected the press to follow […]