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Oxnard Public Hearing 05-16-2017 on Utility Rate Increase (Wastewater)

Oxnard Public Hearing 05-16-2017 on Utility Rate Increase (Wastewater)

. By Larry Stein, 5-16-17 The staff’s presentation for tonight’s public hearing (Agenda Item K-1) on utility rate increases  ignore’s the work of the 1st URAP (2015). Why bother getting involved as a citizen if your efforts get ignored by the 4th floor and the elected officials. Questions get asked by the public, but get […]

False claims to U.S. Citizenship

False claims to U.S. Citizenship

By Michael Cutler  . Virtually all criminals lie.   Lying is a common tactic used by criminals to conceal their identities, their backgrounds and their crimes.  They lie to cover their tracks, to evade detection and to escape from the reach of the “long arm of the law.”  .   This is why suspects who […]

Land, energy and mineral lockdowns

Land, energy and mineral lockdowns

. By Paul Driessen Too many oil, gas, coal, rare earth and other vital resources are still off limits President Trump has directed Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to review recent land withdrawals under the 1906 Antiquities Act, to determine whether some should be reversed or reduced in size. The review is long overdue. The […]

Guest Commentary: Withdrawing from Paris Agreement is not enough

Guest Commentary: Withdrawing from Paris Agreement is not enough

. By Tom Harris President Donald Trump must get the United States out of the Paris Agreement on climate change. Besides its nonsensical objective of limiting ‘Earth’s temperature’ rise as if we had a global thermostat, the agreement lets developing countries largely off the hook. This despite the fact that non-OECD countries are now the […]

The Comey affair; lies and reality pass like trains in the night

The Comey affair; lies and reality pass like trains in the night

  By Jon Rappoport   NEWSMAN #1: Trump fired Comey.   NEWSMAN #2: Biggest thing since the great Chicago fire of 1871.  .   NEWSMAN #1: Bigger. How do we play this? The Democrats wanted Comey’s head for what he did to Hillary. Trump just fired Comey. I’m confused.   NEWSMAN #2: Doesn’t matter. Say Trump […]

If you want to fight a Taliban insurgency, fight like an insurgent

If you want to fight a Taliban insurgency, fight like an insurgent

by LAWRENCE SELLIN, PHD, May 13, 2017 According to a senior White House official, President Donald Trump is deciding between two U.S. strategies in Afghanistan, one “more kinetic” and the other “less kinetic.” The more kinetic plan envisions an increase of at least 3,000 U.S. troops to the existing levels of about 8,400, a matching […]

Diversity World — A Tongue in Cheek Shopping Mall where all bad ideas are Equal

Diversity World — A Tongue in Cheek Shopping Mall where all bad ideas are Equal

. By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   Welcome to the Diversity World Shopping Outlet Stores in San Francisco where reality exceeds utopian expectations. This is a progressive business model where a socially responsible computer program tracks all services to make sure racial, ethnic, religious, gender, income level, age, intelligence, and disabilities are […]

The US Postal Service is Dying. Let it.

The US Postal Service is Dying. Let it.

. By Thomas L. Knapp   Like most monopolies, the US Postal Service isn’t interested in changing its business model. An enterprise hemorrhaging cash  in a free market would cut prices, improve service, look for new revenue streams, or simply close its doors. The USPS solution, as usual, is to raise prices and hope for […]

Deliberate Anarchy

Deliberate Anarchy

. By Michael Greer Let me ask you, is assault and battery still a crime?  Is damaging property still a crime? How about looting? Setting fires to cars or businesses?  Isn’t the above flyer inciting violence? Isn’t that against the law? And isn’t the job of the police to protect citizens and arrest lawbreakers?  By […]

Trump fires Comey: spin doctors go wild in the swamp

Trump fires Comey: spin doctors go wild in the swamp

. By Jon Rappoport Trump fires Comey: spin doctors go wild in the swamp     In the political swamp that is Washington, and in the press swamp, motor boats began speeding every which way in the wake of Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director Comey.  .   People in the boats are holding up […]