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Two Resistances

Two Resistances

. By Victor Davis Hanson The quiet resistance — the one without black masks and clubs — is the more revolutionary force, and it transcends race, class, and gender. After the election of Donald Trump, there arose a self-described “Resistance.” It apparently posed as a decentralized network of progressive activist groups dedicated to derailing the […]

Revisiting wind turbine impacts

Revisiting wind turbine impacts

. By Paul Driessen Erroneous recent calculation highlights need to assess renewable energy sustainability claims It’s amazing, though hardly surprising, how quickly some used Hurricane Harvey’s devastation to claim that fossil fuel emissions are driving catastrophic climate change and weather. Their proffered solution, of course, is to replace those fuels with “clean, sustainable, renewable” energy. I’ve […]

Do You Know What YOUR Child Is Reading?

Do You Know What YOUR Child Is Reading?

Editor’s note: So far, the vast majority of the public has only heard opinions of suitability of reading materials for school curricula, not the actual material. Short of having everyone read the books in question, Dr. Amy Chen brings you actual excerpts, warts and all. Some of the questionable passages here are only used to […]

Commentary: Seriously? Transgender Kindergartners?

Commentary: Seriously?  Transgender Kindergartners?

. By Michael Greer I’ve avoided writing about this subject but I’m compelled to now. At the Rocklin Academy in Rocklin, CA near Sacramento a first grader was sent to the principal’s office for using the wrong pronoun for a classmate? A FIRST GRADER?  This is the same school that read kindergarteners “I am Jazz” […]

Protesters or Antifa Anarchists: Who Brings the Hate?

Protesters or Antifa Anarchists: Who Brings the Hate?

by Phil Erwin Saturday, August 26th, saw another round of black-clad, face-masked “protesters” policing the vicinity of UC Berkeley to protect that ultimate of American rights: The Freedom of Speech. Oh, wait a minute… Those guys weren’t there to protect speech: They were there to prevent it. With clubs, pepper spray and… Well, with their […]

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise — August Madness from North Korea to Melania’s Shoes

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise — August Madness from North Korea to Melania’s Shoes

. By L. Neil Smith  And that word is “pneumonia”. That’s why I’ve been out of circulation for just about three weeks. I went down to Denver recently with my lovely and talented wife Cathy to watch the Colorado Rockies play at beautiful Coors Field on three consecutive days. It was like a trip to […]

Preparedness versus “Price-Gouging”: Don’t Hold Out for a Hero

Preparedness versus “Price-Gouging”: Don’t Hold Out for a Hero

. By Thomas L. Knapp As the US Gulf Coast continues to reel under the impact of Hurricane Harvey, the word “hero” finds itself in much, and appropriate, use. From government first responders to Louisiana’s “Cajun Navy” to just plain old friends and neighbors, people are pitching in and helping one another through the worst […]

Constitution Week 2017 – A Celebration!

Constitution Week 2017 – A Celebration!

. By Deborah Baber Savalla Bravo and kudos to our Ventura County Board of Education! The Board unanimously voted 4-0 (Dr. Mark Lisagor was absent) at their board meeting on August 28 to Proclaim September 17-23 as Constitution Week 2017! What? Have you never heard of Constitution Week? Me either! At least until last July on the eve […]

Yet another renewable energy boondoggle

Yet another renewable energy boondoggle

. By Paul Driessen Croplands, habitats, taxes, family budgets, safety sacrificed to enrich politically connected few?   Wilkinson Solar has filed papers requesting permits for a 74-megawatt solar electricity facility about 35 miles east of Greenville, NC. If approved, 288,120 solar panels would blanket 600 acres (0.94 square miles) of now scenic, serene farmland next door to […]

Hurricanes bring unity to a splintered nation

Hurricanes bring unity to a splintered nation

. By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   I have a small confession to make. It might sound a bit bizarre but I enjoy hurricanes; especially the ones that bring havoc and considerable destruction. The same applies for earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. All of these force majeure, acts of God or nature, seem to […]