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Merrick Garland Directs FBI To Target Parents Responsible For ‘Disturbing Spike In Harassment, Intimidation’ Against Schools

Merrick Garland Directs FBI To Target Parents Responsible For ‘Disturbing Spike In Harassment, Intimidation’ Against Schools

Kendall Tietz  Attorney General Merrick Garland called on the FBI to “use its authority” against parents who threaten or use violence against public school officials in a Monday memorandum. Garland said there has been a “disturbing spike in harassment, intimidation, and threats of violence against school administrators, board members, teachers, and staff.” He said he is directing […]

“It Can’t Happen Here,” Down Under Edition

“It Can’t Happen Here,” Down Under Edition

by Thomas L. Knapp Clever tweets tend to morph in content and meaning over time. I don’t know where this one originated, and I’ve edited it to taste as people will do with such things, but I’m sure you’ll get where it’s going: “It’s just 15 days to flatten the curve. It’s just a mask. […]

Oxnard Attempts to Curtail Elected Treasurer’s Functions: Treasurer Takes Legal Steps to “Halt City Manager’s Vendetta to Strip Him of Duties”

Oxnard Attempts to Curtail Elected Treasurer’s Functions:  Treasurer Takes Legal Steps to “Halt City Manager’s Vendetta to Strip Him of Duties”

    By George Miller This week’s Oxnard City Council meeting on May 5, agenda item M-1, is a bold attempt to strip Elected Treasurer Phil Molina of most of his duties (see agenda summary below and detail in AGENDA PACKET starting on page 157). Worded as it is, it would strip these duties from […]

Where Have All the Police Gone??? | Ignoring Small Issues Become Issues You Can’t Ignore!

Where Have All the Police Gone??? | Ignoring Small Issues Become Issues You Can’t Ignore!

  An Open Letter To the Chief of Police, Ventura Dear Chief Corney, I was so sorry to hear about the stabbing that took place at the Aloha Steakhouse this past weekend. And I was particularly embarrassed for you to see one of your commanders appear on television and announce that an officer should have […]

The Internet Executioner

The Internet Executioner

  by Victor Davis Hanson    In the pre-Internet age, newspaper and television reporters would need clearance from their nosy managing editors to investigate a breaking scandal or firing. Additional journalists then would go to work uncovering facts and details. There were, to be sure, feeding frenzies and misinformation in the zeal to get a scoop […]

Oxnard Council recallers stalked

Oxnard Council recallers stalked

By George Miller Recent street incidents between opponents of the Oxnard City Council recall and its supporters highlight a hard fought and sometimes nasty campaign unfolding. As promised, Aaron Starr of Oxnard Recall (Facebook) initiated a recall of four City Council members who voted to raise wastewater rates: Mayor Tim Flynn, Mayor Pro-Tem Carmen Ramirez, […]

DeVos Outlines Plan to Overhaul Obama-Era Title IX Enforcement

DeVos Outlines Plan to Overhaul Obama-Era Title IX Enforcement

BY: Rachel Frommer September 7, 2017 1:58 pm Education Secretary Betsy DeVos outlined Thursday her plan to overhaul the Obama administration’s “failed system” of Title IX enforcement, the federal law that prohibits sex discrimination and harassment in education. Speaking at the George Mason University (GMU) Antonin Scalia Law School, DeVos called for a “better way” for […]

Port Hueneme resolution attempting to bust Mayor Pro Tem Hensley at Monday, Aug. 7 Council meeting

Port Hueneme resolution attempting to bust Mayor Pro Tem Hensley at Monday, Aug. 7 Council meeting

By George Miller Mayor attempting to force Hensley out of Mayor Pro Tem position, strip commission appointments, reprimand Port Hueneme City Manager Rod Butler has put a resolution on the 8-7-17 Council meeting agenda to strip Jim Hensley’s appointment as Mayor Pro Tem, which would have put him in line to be Mayor next, remove […]

Ventura PD arrest Intoxicated man for harassing and battering in Pacific View parking structure

Ventura PD arrest Intoxicated man for harassing and battering in Pacific View parking structure

House GOP begins impeachment against IRS chief

House GOP begins impeachment against IRS chief

  House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz began the impeachment process against IRS Commissioner John Koskinen Tuesday, accusing him of misleading the public and destroying documents that were being sought under a congressional subpoena. It’s the latest move in the battle over tea party targeting at the tax agency, and comes less than a week […]