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Editorial: The depth of Barbara Bush’s heart will endure in all of us

Editorial: The depth of Barbara Bush’s heart will endure in all of us

Anyone who doubts that Barbara Pierce Bush was a force in her own right never saw her speak live. On one occasion we caught her at an event at Texas A&M University where the crowd roared to life the moment the emcee said, “And here she is, the Silver Fox herself.”

Ventura | Important Steps You Can Take Following The 2018 State-Of-The-City Speech

Ventura | Important Steps You Can Take Following The 2018 State-Of-The-City Speech

“ We’re no longer a quaint little beach town“ —Neal Andrews, Ventura Mayor Mayor Neal Andrews’s State-of-the-City address was noteworthy more for what he didn’t say. The speech was a summary of last year’s events delivered by each of the major department managers with summary comments by Mr. Andrews.   What this year’s address lacked was a vision […]

Oxnard special election mayoral race

Oxnard special election mayoral race

By George Miller   With vote by mail ballots shortly going out for the Oxnard May 1 recall election, it’s decision time for voters. They should be asking themselves, are we better off than we were 2, 4, or 6 years ago?  If the answer is no, it may be time for a change. But […]

George Skelton: California passes a lot of dumb bills. Ending Columbus Day would be one of them

George Skelton: California passes a lot of dumb bills. Ending Columbus Day would be one of them

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Legislature passed nearly 1,000 bills last year. A few were important. Most were not. Many were frivolous, some dumb — a waste of politicians’ time and public …

Commentary | Palestinians: A March to Destroy Israel

Commentary | Palestinians: A March to Destroy Israel

by Bassam Tawil Originally Published by Gatestone Institute  Based on statements made by Hamas leaders, the “March of Return” campaign is not about improving the living conditions of the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. Nor is it about finding ways to solve the “humanitarian” and “economic” crises in the Gaza Strip. The mass protests are aimed […]

Commentary: The meaning of Easter is that if there’s hope for the dead, there’s hope for the living

Commentary: The meaning of Easter is that if there’s hope for the dead, there’s hope for the living

What is the connection between personal freedom and rising from the dead? When America was in its infancy and struggling to find a culture and frustrated at governance from Great Britain, the word most frequently uttered in speeches and pamphlets and editorials was not “safety” or “taxes” or “peace”; it was “freedom.”

Open letter to Oxnard officials re: SB54 enforcement

Open letter to Oxnard officials re: SB54 enforcement

    By George Miller and Debra Tash Subject: Pass a Constitution Compliance Ordinance–Disregard/Opt out of SB 54 Dear Oxnard City Council and selected staff (Mayor Tim Flynn, Mayor ProTem Carmen Ramirez, Council Members Bryan MacDonald, Bert Perello, Oscar Madrigal; Police Chief and Interim City Manager Scott Whitney, City Clerk Michelle Ascencion, City Attorney Stephen Fischer, […]

Research and Personal Observation About Illegal Immigration Policy

Research and Personal Observation About Illegal Immigration Policy

    By Dr. Kevin McNamee Social media and television experts continue the debate about illegal immigrants, DACA  and amnesty. In 2006, the discussion surrounded the positive or negative impact illegal immigration has on the US economy. Today’s debate revolves about the emotional issue of the children brought to the United States by their parents entering […]

Commentary: Democrats Won’t Defeat GOP in November But Complacency Just Might

Commentary: Democrats Won’t Defeat GOP in November But Complacency Just Might

by Jeffrey A. … conservative Christopher Bedford wrote the other day at the Daily Caller, “Executive governance is out of style. On Friday, while 26 Senate Democrats up for re-election went home to their states or elsewhere …

Open letter to VC GOP Chair re: congressional candidate Sabato attack on Jeff Burum

Open letter to VC GOP Chair re: congressional candidate Sabato attack on Jeff Burum

To: Ventura County Republican Party Executive Committee Chairman Mike Osborn: Fr: George Miller   I saw a campaign bulletin from CD26 (U.S. House of Representatives) primary candidate Antonio Sabato, Jr., as well as emails from others and words from distinguished Republican friends accusing  CD26 announced primary candidate Jeff Burum of “anti-Semitism” and sexism.    I […]

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