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Did we win the election?

Did we win the election?

    Someone please tell me, did Republicans win the last election? Will someone please tell John Boehner because apparently he didn’t get the memo. We need to tell him we elected Republicans to STOP Obama not HELP him. Speaker John Boehner is pushing to pass an omnibus budget bill that would, in effect, stop […]

Senator Jeff Sessions: Congress Must ‘Defend The People’s Interest’

Senator Jeff Sessions: Congress Must ‘Defend The People’s Interest’

Multiple intelligence agencies: a blessing or recipe for failure? Part 2

Multiple intelligence agencies: a blessing or recipe for failure? Part 2

by Dov Lachman The first part in this series on multiple intelligence agencies in the US listed 17 different bodies and cited their huge, cumulative, annual budget (over $70 billion). Upon closer inspection of each of the 17 members of the US intelligence community, it is clear that each of them has a specialized, highly […]

Underwhelmed by Paul Ryan

By Brian Kearsey   I have been underwhelmed with Rep Paul Ryan’s voting record and budget proposals for some time, but this issue of Imprimis, from the esteemed institution Hillsdale College, crystallized my stark differences with his concept of the oath of office that he swore on the Bible to uphold and his duties in […]

Budget and “headcount”: why so important?

Budget and “headcount”: why so important?

By Larry Stein “Headcount” refers to the number of full time equivalent people in an organization, department or project. Some people ask me about my obsession with headcounts. In small businesses, owners know who works for them, since they usually sign the paychecks and hand them out personally. As businesses grow the practice of personally […]

Oxnard: Debates coastal power plant proposal

Oxnard:  Debates coastal power plant proposal

By George Miller NRG, the largest independent electric power generation company in the nation and owner/operator of the Mandalay and Ormond Beach power plants, wants to build another one, on the existing Mandalay site and eventually tear down the existing ones. At this point, the city and operator both agree that the old plants are […]

Santa Paula City Council passes budget while giving greenlight to 13% sales tax increase

Santa Paula City Council passes budget while giving greenlight to 13% sales tax increase

By Debra Tash The city council of Santa Paula passed its 2014-2015 fiscal budget tonight after they tacked on an amendment.  The city will lay off  five firefighters hired under a Safer Grant in September when the grant monies are exhausted.  Council Member Martin Hernandez proposed funding the firefighters’ salaries, each earning approximately $93,000 per […]

Oxnard: We have to pass the budget so that you can find out what’s in it

Oxnard: We have to pass the budget so that you can find out what’s in it

By George Miller Similar words infuriated people on one side of the political divide and had many on the other side sadly shaking their heads in wonderment when Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi applied them to the multi-thousand page health care bill four years ago.  While they weren’t uttered at at the City Council […]

Why Is the Republican Party Committing Suicide?

Why Is the Republican Party Committing Suicide?

  . . By Michael Greer Does anyone really think that if the Republicans support amnesty, Latinos will vote Republican? If you do, you’ve been drinking too much Kool-Aid! The left has successfully bought the Latino vote. The Republicans can never win this bidding war. Nevertheless, the Republicans seem determined to pass “immigration reform” before […]