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Brad Cummings:  ‘Government is to protect our God-given rights’

Brad Cummings:  ‘Government is to protect our God-given rights’

By Michael Hernandez (Editor’s Note:  The American Legacy Series continues with a lecture given by Councilman Rob McCoy every Wednesday from 7-8 p.m. at Godspeak Calvary Chapel, 2697 Lavery Court, Suite 14, Newbury Park.  All are welcomed to explore “the origins of our American Government, how it is relevant, and how it is shaping our […]

Social Media: When Does “Actively Working With the Government” Become Censorship?

Social Media: When Does “Actively Working With the Government” Become Censorship?

  by Thomas L. Knapp In a September 21 post, Mark Zuckerberg shared nine steps the  site he started is taking “to protect election integrity and make sure that Facebook is a force for good in democracy,” by “actively working with the government” and “partnering with public authorities.” The day before that, the United Kingdom’s […]

Dream(er) State

Dream(er) State

by Phil Erwin For a moment, it seemed we might have crossed some metaphorical Rubicon, and were on the verge of getting an actual dinnertime “deal” on “DACA” (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) between President Trump and Democrat leaders Chuck Shumer and Nancy Pelosi (collectively dubbed “Chancy” by one clever pundit.) Post-dessert, “Chancy” rushed to […]

The Sandcastle

The Sandcastle

  by Jeff Thomas | September 11, 2017   The decline from democracy to tyranny is both a natural and inevitable one. That’s not a pleasant thought to have to consider, but it’s a fact, nonetheless. In every case, a democracy will deteriorate as the result of the electorate accepting the loss of freedom in trade for […]

Jerry Brown STOLE $84 Million From Feds for Boondoggle Water Project

Jerry Brown STOLE $84 Million From Feds for Boondoggle Water Project

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views Finally an audit proves how corrupt Jerry Brown is.  The people of Ohio, Vermont and Wyoming need to demand their money back.  His boondoggle of a twin tunnel plan—no new water, just a payoff to unions and crony capitalists is going to cost “$16 billion”—the real […]

Steve Frank Editorial: Y2K/Solar Eclipse Hysteria Equals=Anarchy in 2017

Steve Frank Editorial: Y2K/Solar Eclipse Hysteria Equals=Anarchy in 2017

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views People and government get hysteria over little things, issues that do not matter or that they are ignorant about.  The world did not end on January 1, 2000—and the world is still working even after the recent solar eclipse.  We go crazy over junk science, spending […]

California state pay database updated

California state pay database updated

By Don Sweeney AUGUST 24, 2017 9:01 AM The Sacramento Bee’s state worker pay database has been updated with more than 200,000 University of California salaries for 2016. See in Sacramento Bee The database allows you to search the salaries of California’s 300,000-plus state workers and view up to nine years of their pay history. […]

Port Hueneme News — City Hall Update

Port Hueneme News — City Hall Update

  By Tom Dunn Since December last year City Hall has gone under a number of changes in staff and policy direction. The goal was to improve the city’s financial status and improve quality of life in Port Hueneme. As one member of city staff said: “…there have been a lot of changes recently and […]

Stop Putting Government on a Pedestal… Don’t Label Crimes against Police “Hate Crimes”

Stop Putting Government on a Pedestal… Don’t Label Crimes against Police “Hate Crimes”

    By Kevin Harris In May, 2016, Louisiana became the first state to make attacking police officers (and firefighters) a hate crime. Since then, 13 more states, most of them Republican-led, have passed “penalty enhancements” for crimes against police, with more on the way.  Once you get past the irony of Republicans pushing through […]

The First Step Toward Fiscal Discipline: Cut Up The Credit Card

The First Step Toward Fiscal Discipline: Cut Up The Credit Card

. By Thomas L. Knapp In 2015, Congress temporarily did away with the US government’s fictional “debt limit.” I call that limit fictional because it’s not really a limit. Every time the government gets close to it, Congress raises it. It’s as if signs on the highway changed to display a number five miles higher […]