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Export of American Domestic Oil

Export of American Domestic Oil

By Dennis Brown Is no one troubled, as I am, at the enthusiasm for increased exporting of our domestic carbon reserves? Marathon oil –along with others–is lobbying intensely for repeal of the 1975 Energy Policy and Conservation Act, which forbids export of domestic oil. The Act was passed when US oil production was in steep […]

Everything I needed to know about Muslims I learned from Cecil B. DeMille

Everything I needed to know about Muslims I learned from Cecil B. DeMille

by Richard Senate In 1935 Paramount Pictures released Cecil B. DeMilles epic film “The Crusades” . It loosely told the story of the Third Crusade, sometimes called the Kings Crusade, with England’s King Richard the Lionheart. But, in the finest Hollywood tradition, the great religious war was reduced to a love story between Richard (played […]

Workplace violence in Ottawa

Workplace violence in Ottawa

By Chip Bok, Bokbluster.com   Editor’s note: That’s what it was- workplace violence, not terrorism.  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 […]

Islam May Need A Civil War

Islam May Need A Civil War

By Gregory J. Welborn,  10/24/2014   Murder and terror in Ottawa brings close to the heart once again the reality that one of the world’s major religions begets such evil that a great war may yet be required to purify it and allow it to reclaim a mantle of moral credibility it once wore proudly.  […]

Bush lied thousands died

Bush lied thousands died

By Chip Bok, Bokbluster.com   Editor’s note: That it was all a “lie” is not true, based on recently exposed evidence.  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 […]

Where are the health considerations regarding a stupid decision?

Where are the health considerations regarding a stupid decision?

 By Don W   With Gov. Jerry Brown’s recent signature California became the first state in the nation to ban stores’ distribution of the plastic bags that environmental advocates say have become a major source of ocean pollution. Under the new law, consumers will have to bring reusable cloth or heavy plastic bags with them […]

Rehab in the Canyons, 20% Water Reduction, Waste Water Secrets and Comedy- 10/6 Santa Paula City Council Mtg.

Rehab in the Canyons, 20% Water Reduction, Waste Water Secrets and Comedy- 10/6 Santa Paula City Council Mtg.

By Sheryl Hamlin   The October 6th Santa Paula City council meeting was an informative one hour and twenty five minute session. In a comedic shuffling of speaker cards during the first five minutes, Mayor Cook said he was learning how to run the meetings after nine months at the head of the dais. Rehab […]

Travel Ban

Travel Ban

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 […]

The Ebola endgame

The Ebola endgame

By John J. Xenakis Today, the biggest threat to US security by far is China, which is preparing as rapidly as possible for a preemptive massive missile attack on American cities, aircraft carriers, and military installations. There are also terrorist threats to the U.S., but what we now call terrorism will simply dissolve and be subsumed […]

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 […]