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No Freedom For Pastor Saeed Abedini on Fourth of July

No Freedom For Pastor Saeed Abedini on Fourth of July

Editor’s Note: This remarkable “freedom letter” was released to the Church in the United States (from an Iranian prison holding an American citizen imprisoned for more than 1,000 days) prior to Pastor Saeed Abedini’s 35th birthday on May 7th which coincided with the National Day of Prayer. “Remember my chains in your freedom and chain […]

ERNEST ISTOOK: This July 4, the rockets’ red glare requires lots of red tape

ERNEST ISTOOK: This July 4, the rockets’ red glare requires lots of red tape

What is it with the bureaucrats and our celebrations? They’re “completely insane” over fireworks, according to the pyrotechnic industry, after bureaucrats issued pre-Fourth of July warnings claiming that fireworks are dangerous pollutants. There’s plenty of red, white and blue this Independence Day – especially the red tape. Federal regulations govern the import, testing, shipping, sales […]

Murphy Museum – The Great Outdoors in Vintage Trailers

Murphy Museum – The Great Outdoors in Vintage Trailers

More cars and more people, according to David Neel, owner of the Murphy Museum in Oxnard, the June 27, 2015 show exceeded previous shows in both attendance and vehicles. The theme of the show was “The Great Outdoors” and indeed the owners of the trailers enjoyed sharing camping stories and outdoor regalia. A most charming […]

Two Years and Still Here — Happy Birthday, Citizens Journal!

Two Years and Still Here — Happy Birthday, Citizens Journal!

What started out as group endeavor by the American Freedom Partnership, an organization which has since disbanded, is now a passion for those who run it and for its wonderful team of dedicated writers.  With a budget that would make shoestrings look generous, Citizens Journal, Ventura County, marks its second year.  We want to thank […]

MX4D – Jurassic World – An “E” ticket ride!

MX4D – Jurassic World – An “E” ticket ride!

By Raven West I first experienced a 4D movie at Disneyland some 20 years ago. The movie was Captain EO, starring Michael Jackson and Angelica Huston. Seats moved, lasers sparked, smoke blew and it was fun for a seventeen minute amusement park attraction. But that’s all it was; an amusement park attraction which closed in […]

‘America 3.0: Why America’s Greatest Days Are Yet to Come’

‘America 3.0: Why America’s Greatest Days Are Yet to Come’

By Michael Greer Marta and James Enstrom hosted the American Freedom Alliance Literary Café this month. The featured author was James Bennett, consultant, entrepreneur, a fellow of the Economic Policy Centre, and an adjunct fellow of the Centennial Institute in Colorado. He was co-founder of two private space transportation companies and other technological ventures. He […]

The Dirt on Tractors and Ag-Air

The Dirt on Tractors and Ag-Air

By Sheryl Hamlin Over 100 members, guests and local VIPs attended the opening reception of two agricultural exhibits on Saturday, June 20, 2015 hosted by the Agriculture Museum of Ventura County. These exhibits highlight tractors and airplanes, both of which made Ventura County into an agriculture powerhouse. Mr. and Mrs. Rob Scherzinger arrived dramatically in […]

The Blessing of Fatherhood

The Blessing of Fatherhood

By: Armando Vazquez My father, Pedro Serratos Vazquez, was by any standard a great man, a caring loving father, a devoted husband and a loyal servant to relatives and countless extended village friends from Mexico that depended on him for his unwavering help, gringo dollars, and assistance to get them all to El Norte. My […]

Channel Islands Yacht Club Members at Work in Port Hueneme

Channel Islands Yacht Club Members at Work in Port Hueneme

Clear Channel Refuses AFDI (Pamela Geller’s) Ads Countering ICNA’s Lies with the Truth About Muhammad

Clear Channel Refuses AFDI (Pamela Geller’s) Ads Countering ICNA’s Lies with the Truth About Muhammad

By Pamela Geller A good many readers of my website, PamelaGeller.com, have written me over the past couple of weeks, concerned about a deceptive ad that the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) is running in a number of American cities. ICNA is an Islamic organization that has been probed by the FBI for ties to […]