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You Have Reasons To Be Concerned How Ventura Spends Your Tax Money

You Have Reasons To Be Concerned How Ventura Spends Your Tax Money

“FEW THINGS ARE HARDER TO PUT UP WITH THAN THE ANNOYANCE OF A GOOD EXAMPLE“ —Mark Twain Complaining about how Ventura spends our tax money is like complaining about the weather. Everyone talks about it, but nobody does anything about it. When Ventura spends money on projects, you trust and hope city officials would spend […]

Political Bias in Our Schools

Political Bias in Our Schools

. . By Manuela Walter . It is well known that many of our universities have an extremely liberal political bias, where professors somehow feel the need to tell their students about their personal political opinions, which are generally very left-leaning. We have now experienced this in our own backyard. Since the November presidential election, […]

Senate bill 54 would make us less safe

Senate bill 54 would make us less safe

 .  ‘.  ‘ By Geoff Dean   . Local law enforcement has been repeatedly clear: We have not and will not be involved in immigration enforcement in our communities. We believe that a strong relationship with our communities built on trust is essential. Recent conversations surrounding federal immigration policies have caused fear among segments of the […]

Trumping healthcare’s bad hand — Improve US healthcare without breaking the bank

Trumping healthcare’s bad hand — Improve US healthcare without breaking the bank

. . Some history lessons and suggestions to improve US healthcare without breaking the bank   By Scot Faulkner As the White House and Republican leaders continue debates and negotiations on a new bill, the blamestorming continues over the failure to repeal and replace Obamacare. Congressional Republicans have only themselves to blame. Since returning to majority […]

Fight SB 1 huge gas tax bill!

Fight SB 1 huge gas tax bill!

By Rafael Dagnesses   CALL TO ACTION: This is so wrong in so many ways. DEMOCRATS ONCE AGAIN BEHIND CLOSED DOORS ATTACKING THE MIDDLE CLASS AND THE WORKING POOR. Not to mention hurting business, specially small business. See below and take action: NFIB/CA ACTION ALERT GOVERNOR & LEGISLATURE CUT DEAL ON LARGEST GAS TAX INCREASE […]

Understanding Citizens Editorial Board selections

Understanding Citizens Editorial Board selections

  By Tom Dunn  .  . The Ventura County Star is changing its citizens editorial board review overseeing letters to the editor. The purpose is to have citizens help management at the Star decide which letters to the editor should be published.  The county of Ventura is fairly large and diverse, therefore you would think a cross section […]

Commentary: Media bias leans left

Commentary: Media bias leans left

On a parallel planet, we would see Fact News on the Trump front, with headlines such as: President swings sharp ax at budget waste Trump targets terror with Muslim vetting Trump tax cuts aimed at growth, keeping companies in America As Trump wall plans rise, illegal flood recedes Meanwhile, here on Earth, mainstream websites, newspapers, […]

A serious climate opportunity: Why does government refuse to do the one thing that would help our forests and climate?

A serious climate opportunity: Why does government refuse to do the one thing that would help our forests and climate?

  . By Greg Walcher For years, politicians have waged war on coal, stifled oil and gas production, and advocated carbon taxes and other extreme measures to reduce carbon dioxide, while ignoring one of the most important things they could do to help. It reminds me of my own lifelong battle with weight and the […]

Faith Community’s Support Sought for Ventura Council’s Homeless Shelter?    You’re being played

Faith Community’s Support Sought for Ventura Council’s Homeless Shelter?    You’re being played

By Paul D. White   Ventura churches, don’t be fooled into supporting the City Council’s new homeless shelter plan. It is neither Christian nor compassionate, and will benefit neither the homeless nor our community. EVERY attempt by the City Council to elicit your approval of this project is total deceit on their part. The Council […]

Ventura Homeless Subcommittee presentation 3-9-17

Ventura Homeless Subcommittee presentation 3-9-17

By Paul D. White Here is a 6 minute presentation I gave to the Ventura Homeless Sub-committee yesterday (3/9/17).  It contrasts the Rescue Mission’s program with what the city of Ventura is trying to do, and urges the Council to get a proposal from John Saltee, the Mission’s Director. The contrast between the Mission’s program and […]

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