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Cartoonist Chip Bok: Conspiracy?

Cartoonist Chip Bok: Conspiracy?

By Chip Bok, Bokbluster.com   Editor’s note: Chip is one of our new writers- a talented cartoonist as well as political commentator.  People like this don’t work for free, so would you help us with our new trial Adopt-a-Reporter program?  If you like and would be willing to help support a writer, DONATE and send us an email […]

Politically Incorrect Zone: CA Prop. 1/”Water Bond” is more pork than beef

Politically Incorrect Zone: CA Prop. 1/”Water Bond” is more pork than beef

By Kevin Harris With the Midterm Elections almost upon us, we Californians will soon be asked to fork over huge sums of additional dollars or future commitments of additional dollars, via bond measures, in order to make our lives better, safer or to solve one problem or another. Or, depending on your political perspective, to […]

Ebola Facts And Fantasies

Ebola Facts And Fantasies

By Gregory J. Welborn, 10/17/2014   Americans are becoming increasingly fearful of Ebola.  Sadly, much of that fear is based on misunderstanding.  To deal successfully with this deadly disease, we need to understand where there is real danger and where there is not, so that we can effectively demand that our elected leaders contribute to […]

Cartoonist Chip Bok: Denying the Messiah

Cartoonist Chip Bok: Denying the Messiah

By Chip Bok, Bokbluster.com   Editor’s note: Chip is one of our new writers- a talented cartoonist as well as political commentator.  People like this don’t work for free, so would you help us with our new trial Adopt-a-Reporter program?  If you like and would be willing to help support a writer, DONATE and send us an email […]

Politically Incorrect Zone- Unification Saga

Politically Incorrect Zone- Unification Saga

By Kevin Harris This week’s column is the final entry in “Kevin’s Unification Saga,” for lack of a better term. It continues the theme of defeating tyranny against citizens by our government, by citizens boldly coming together in ways never seen before. The idea is simple. Americans of all political affiliations, races, religions, financial classes […]

We’ve isolated the cause of Ebola and will quarantine it indefinitely

We’ve isolated the cause of Ebola and will quarantine it indefinitely

By Chip Bok, Bokbluster.com   Editor’s note: Chip is one of our new writers- a talented cartoonist as well as political commentator.  People like this don’t work for free, so would you help us with our new trial Adopt-a-Reporter program?  If you like and would be willing to help support a writer,DONATE and send us an email […]

Report on Clare Boothe Luce Summit 2014

Report on Clare Boothe Luce Summit 2014

By Michael Greer   Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute is based in Virginia. For the last six years they’ve conducted a Summit at the Reagan Center in Santa Barbara. Michelle Easton, president of CBLPI always brings along a number of young women who have or are interning with the Institute. The purpose of the Institute […]

Camarillo City Council Election Recommendations 2014

Camarillo City Council Election Recommendations 2014

by Logan McFadden 10/12/14 Five challengers have qualified for the Camarillo City Council election, where three incumbents will also be seeking re-election.  The three incumbents are Mike Morgan, Jan McDonald and Charlotte Craven.  They have served on the City Council for 34, 16 and 28 years, respectively.  All three have served as Mayor. The five […]

Santa Paula: Who will pay the bill?

Santa Paula: Who will pay the bill?

By Sheryl Hamlin What was the rationale for the $28.6 million bond defeasance which was described in the audited financial statements? Who proposed the defeasance? How, where and when was it approved? Who voted yes and who opposed? What is the city’s plan for providing treated waste water to the purple pipes in East Area […]

Candidates Corner–Why Ginger Gherardi makes sense for Santa Paula’s City Council

Candidates Corner–Why Ginger Gherardi makes sense for Santa Paula’s City Council

A simple Google search on the words ‘Ginger Gherardi Ventura’ yields about 1, healing 470,000 results. Click on any of the results and you will find a person immersed into large, complex projects with multi-million dollar budgets comprised of public funds involving multiple constituencies and stakeholders. She has crafted budgets, written grant proposals, negotiated contracts, […]