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The Looming ‘1984’ Election

The Looming ‘1984’ Election

  By Victor Davis Hanson,  For a variety of reasons, the 2020 election is going to be a referendum beyond Donald Trump’s record and his Democratic opposition. The furor that Trump has incurred, and the radical antithesis to his agenda and first term, have redefined the looming election. It is becoming a stark choice between […]

Nothing Neutral About Net Neutrality

Nothing Neutral About Net Neutrality

By Phil Erwin Heard the latest “paranoid” musings about the government using bi-directional television sets to eavesdrop on your every moment? George Orwell’s famous novel Nineteen Eighty-Four predicted that politics would devolve to unseen, unknown and uncontrollable shadow governments taking over everyone’s thoughts, rendering the notions of freedom, choice and individuality essentially moot. Written in […]

Charlie Hebdo and Santa Barbara News-Press–Free Speech Threatened!

Charlie Hebdo and Santa Barbara News-Press–Free Speech Threatened!

By George Miller   The world is outraged about the Islamic fundamentalist attack on Charlie Hebdo, as revenge for its cartoons about the Prophet Muhammad. Although offensive to some, they were fact-based and a legal action of a free press. “Newspeak” Now, much closer to home, the headquarters of the Santa Barbara News-Press, a regional newspaper, has been vandalized with graffitti, […]