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Try engaging, not alarming voters on pensions

Try engaging, not alarming voters on pensions

By David Grau and Dick Thomson     There’s no single reason why Ventura County should reform its system of pensions and obligations to public employees. There are 100 million reasons. That’s because the county is spending $100 million more in 2014 to pay for pensions than just 10 years ago. That $100 million could […]

Public Sector Pensions are eating taxpayers alive

Public Sector Pensions are eating taxpayers alive

Public-sector pensions are eating taxpayers alive from Jeff Jacoby at the Boston Globe SOME OF my best friends, to coin a phrase, are lifetime government employees. When they stop working, their pensions will put them among the highest-earning retirees in the country. On a personal level, I’m glad my friends’ retirement will be so comfortable. […]

Congressman Tom McClintock: No reason for California’s drought crisis.

Congressman Tom McClintock: No reason for California’s drought crisis.

Congressman Tom McClintock brings some common sense to California’s drought crisis. There is no reason for the current drought problems. California needs more water storage and more dams. Instead Sacramento is considering the opposite – they want to remove dams and not build more storage.  Are we crazy? Add storage and the problems we face […]

What’s your opinion? Have any news?

What’s your opinion?  Have any news?

We welcome opposing opinions in our articles. Our editorial board wishes to have an open dialog with our community. So let’s find what we hold in common and debate what we disagree on. We need more reporters to cover events of regional interest/import.  Conclusions and recommendations, if any, should be balanced.  Please remember, key to […]

Snake Handlers

Snake Handlers

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Opening day- Sochi

Opening day- Sochi

Cartoon    .   . ______________________________ Steve Bowers was a farm boy. He went to college. He studied Art. Then he worked in construction. Then he went to Law School. Then he worked for various sissy law firms, viagra 40mg which he did not like much.  He is a big guy and never liked kicking […]

Article V Convention: X Facts and VII Arguments

Article V Convention: X Facts and VII Arguments

Viewpoint By Rep. Kelly Townsend (AZ-LD16) January 12, 2014 The Maricopa County Republican Committee narrowly defeated a resolution that would denounce support of an Article V Convention.  This method of proposing amendments to the Constitution has never been done before, so it is understandable that we are less than scholars on the subject, and vulnerable […]

Iceland schools us on how to recover from a banking crash & recession

Iceland schools us on how to recover from a banking crash & recession

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Alarm sounded on “Smart Meters”

Alarm sounded on “Smart Meters”

Viewpoint By Bill Haff & George Miller People and groups in various portions of the political spectrum are quite concerned about so-called “Smart Meters,” which utility companies are installing in massive numbers to monitor and in the future, control the use of electricity and gas. This has happened mostly “under the radar” of public knowledge […]

Political Cartoon of the Year?

Political Cartoon of the Year?

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