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Battling Fires, Home Owners and Businesses Asking for Information | Ventura City Water System

Battling Fires, Home Owners and Businesses Asking for Information | Ventura City Water System

  By Deborah Baber Savalla “Ventura is teetering on the brink regarding its water future. Residents need to demand new, qualified leadership in all areas immediately.” –Joe Richardson, Daniel Cormode, Paul White | January 28, 2017 Citizens Journal Editorial Fire and rain can give way to damage and destruction. Taken in near-tandem after the recent devastating fires […]

Two Modest Proposals for Choosing Better Presidents

Two Modest Proposals for Choosing Better Presidents

  by Thomas L. Knapp In a recent column, I noted that if Oprah Winfrey runs for president in 2020, she will be at least as qualified for the office as the incumbent, Donald Trump, was when he announced his 2016 campaign. They’re both billionaires of similar net worth — her self-made, him not so […]

Are We a Nation of Laws or Immigrants? The Battle lines are drawn in the Sanctuary State

Are We a Nation of Laws or Immigrants?  The Battle lines are drawn in the Sanctuary State

by Phil Erwin      For all of American history, two maxims have identified and celebrated fundamental truths about America: Democrats fervently recite that “We’re a nation of immigrants!” while Republicans remind us that “We’re a nation of laws!” We are the most welcoming nation in the world, and see our heralded cultural diversity as […]

The Biofuel Crony Capitalist Revolving Door

The Biofuel Crony Capitalist Revolving Door

  By Paul Driessen Yet another congressional aide is about to pass through Washington’s infamous revolving door to a lucrative private sector position. Kurt Kovarik, legislative director for Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), will become vice president of federal affairs for the National Biodiesel Board. To grow and prosper, this industry relies on subsidies and mandates that […]

Is Trump Really Crazy?

Is Trump Really Crazy?

 . By Victor Davis Hanson| January 8, 2018   American Greatness Michael Wolff’s sensational exposé of the supposed chaos of the Trump White House is no doubt largely a mix of fantasy, exaggeration, and some accidental truth. The postmodernist author even admits that his own methodologies defy verification, and so leave it up to the reader to […]

Fire and Fury: A Tale of Two Trump Lawsuits

Fire and Fury: A Tale of Two Trump Lawsuits

By Thomas L. Knapp Two days before Donald Trump’s inauguration as president of the United States, a former contestant on his reality TV Show, The Apprentice, sued him for defamation. At issue was his public response to her allegations of unwanted kisses and forceful gropes. He had caller her a “liar” and claimed she was […]

The Silence of The Shams…

The Silence of The Shams…

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Reconciling One’s Democrat Vote, Party, and Policy Position

Reconciling One’s Democrat Vote, Party, and Policy Position

  By Michael Greer Many, many Christians and Jews are Democrats.  I constantly wonder why.  Some of the most actively religious people I know, who go to worship every week and can quote scripture, are from the Black, Latino and Jewish communities. “Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God”.  I don’t understand how you can obey […]

A little slice of Alaskan tundra is finally open for drilling

A little slice of Alaskan tundra is finally open for drilling

. By Paul Driessen Way back in 1980, Congress passed the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, establishing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and making numerous other land use decisions for our 49th state. Section 1002 of the act postponed a decision on managing ANWR’s 1.5-million-acre coastal plain, which has enormous oil and gas potential […]

News Flash for Jack Lew: The US Government is Already Broke

News Flash for Jack Lew: The US Government is Already Broke

. by Thomas L. Knapp Former US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is bothered by the recently passed “tax reform” package, The Hill reports. His problem? It is “leaving us broke.” “How,” he wonders, “are we going to pay for the deficit caused by the tax cut?” Lew headed the Treasury Department under US president Barack […]