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Activist: CA SB54 a Big Mistake, also thanks bill opponents

Activist: CA SB54 a Big Mistake, also thanks bill opponents

Viewpoint Eric Eisenhammer  Editor’s note: This was an email sent to the Energy Users Coalition email list.  Mr. Eisenhammer laments bill’s passage, requests a Governor Brown veto and cautions about major cost increases, mandatory union workers and danger of under-skilled employees that would allegedly occur under this new statute.   Thank you to everyone who signed […]

Obamacare: Illegitimate Law of the Land

Obamacare: Illegitimate Law of the Land

Viewpoint By Michael Greer Liberal talking heads keep chanting the mantra that ObamaCare is the “law of the land,” passed by the two houses of Congress and upheld by the Supreme Court.  They tell us we need to stop fighting and just accept it.  Let’s take a look at how legitimately this “law of the […]

What We’ve Achieved…

What We’ve Achieved…

Viewpoint By Buck McKeon With all the frustrating gridlock in Washington, it is important to remember what we’ve achieved in our battle for a more effective and efficient federal government: • For the first time since the Korean War, total federal spending has gone down for two years in a row.   Chart Key:  – […]

On Drivers’ Licenses for Illegal Immigrants

On Drivers’ Licenses for Illegal Immigrants

Viewpoint By George Miller I was interviewed by Gretchen Wenner of the Ventura County Star Thursday morning, regarding my opinion of the new California “law” granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. . Briefly, I’m opposed to granting licenses to illegal immigrants. They are breaking the law by being here in the first place. I’m, however, in […]

New Waste Disposal Contract a Total Loser for Oxnard Residents

New Waste Disposal Contract a Total Loser for Oxnard Residents

Viewpoint by David Grau On City Council Agenda 10/1 at 6:30   Council-members, The September 24th editorial by Ventura County Taxpayers Association and subsequent comments to Oxnard City Council expressed concerns about the proposed agreement with VRSD.  The primary question centered around the low rate (20% below Toland’s cost of operation) and recently disclosed capacity limitations at […]

California suspends a critical method to prevent voter fraud!

California suspends a critical method to prevent voter fraud!

Press release, from Election Integrity project EIP and its supporters nationwide have been reeling from Governor Brown’s recent signing of a bill that allows non-citizens to serve as elections workers, despite our best efforts to kill this unconstitutional bill. Now, EIP has learned that further assaults on fair and honest elections in our state are hidden in […]

Government “Shutdown?”

Government “Shutdown?”

Viewpoint By George Miller Are the Republicans trying to “shut down” the government? “Shutdown” is the highly misleading term bandied about by demagogues who wish to ram through spending in the form of a “Continuing Resolution” (CR) and blame opposition who were legitimately resisting a relatively small portion of  it. A CR is an omnibus […]

The Education Code

The Education Code

Viewpoint By Merrill Hope Common Core, two words that rattle many parents’ nerves from sea to shining sea; however, there are two other words that should shake us to our very core:  Education Code. The education code is the phantom wrapper around the Common Core that circumvents specificities of curriculum.  It is the framework of […]

Republican mean-spirited, racist bill guts food stamp program, “taking the food out of mouths of our children, the poor …”

Republican mean-spirited, racist bill guts food stamp program, “taking the food out of mouths of our children, the poor …”

Viewpoint By George Miller … That’s the impression that one might easily form when reading a  recent press release from our Congresswoman, Julia Brownley (CA CD-26): The program discussed: “would slash nearly $40 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), a program that primarily helps feed children, seniors, the disabled, and our veterans. “ […]

No Comments from the Peanut Gallery

No Comments from the Peanut Gallery

By Jon Coupal Some years ago, at a meeting of the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities, a controversial suggestion by one of the council members resulted in startled murmurs from the audience. Annoyed by this unsolicited feedback, the council member blurted out, “No comments from the Peanut Gallery.” For those younger than the baby […]