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Regarding ‘Politically Correct’, ‘Citizens United’ and other freedom suppression movements

Regarding ‘Politically Correct’, ‘Citizens United’ and other freedom suppression movements

By Naomi Fisher I am frightened at the volume of attacks on our Freedom. One of the great things about our Country has been our Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Thought, Freedom to Read whatever we choose, and Freedom to be Friends with whomever! Let’s start with Books: Are you aware that “To Kill A […]

Oxnard Police Comment on Gang Injunction Changes

Oxnard Police Comment on Gang Injunction Changes

By Eric Sonstegard, Oxnard Assistant Police Chief (Editor’s note: Armando Vazquesz regularly publishes here and has been doing a series on the Oxnard gang injunction, which he opposes. We asked OPD to comment on his last article, linked below.) You asked “Is this accurate?” and there isn’t a simple answer to that question. We have spent […]

Opinion: Pearl Harbor Day One for Which Franklin Delano Roosevelt Shoulders Infamy

Opinion: Pearl Harbor Day One for Which Franklin Delano Roosevelt Shoulders Infamy

Daniel Oliver | Chairman of the Board of The Education and Research Institute On Dec. 7, 1941, the Empire of Japan bombed the U.S. Pacific Fleet which was stationed in Pearl Harbor on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. In addressing Congress the next day, President Roosevelt called it “a date which will live in infamy.” […]

A Man for All Seasons: Here’s How Celebrities, Athletes and Advisers Remember George H.W. Bush

A Man for All Seasons: Here’s How Celebrities, Athletes and Advisers Remember George H.W. Bush

Dana Cook | Freelance writer COKE FETCHER Lionel Hampton, jazz musician and bandleader With [Richard] Nixon out of politics, and [Nelson] Rockefeller dead, I started supporting George Bush, who I’d known since he was a teenager [in the late 1930s]. I was a friend of his father, Senator Prescott Bush of Connecticut, from way back […]

Lichtman: It’s Well Past Time to Restructure the US Senate

Lichtman: It’s Well Past Time to Restructure the US Senate

. Allan Lichtman, Distinguished Professor of History | Contributor. America’s status as the world’s longest running democracy is both a blessing and a curse. The United States possesses deeply rooted democratic traditions and has enjoyed stable politics and the peaceful transfer of power since the Civil War. The American constitutional tradition includes elements essential to […]

An Open Letter to Governor Elect Newsom

An Open Letter to Governor Elect Newsom

By Naomi Fisher Governor Elect Gavin Newsom, what in the world are you thinking?! Of course every U.S. Citizens feels sympathy and compassion for all of the migrant marchers. But – we cannot possibly accept them into California. Where, Governor Elect Newsom, do you think we will house all of them? Where do you think […]

OPINION: California’s New Privacy Law is No Model for the Nation

OPINION: California’s New Privacy Law is No Model for the Nation

Bartlett Cleland | Contributor The fundamental problem of defining privacy is the same as defining obscenity. What is an outrage to one person is no big deal to another. Justice Potter Stewart said it best in his concurrence in the landmark case on obscenity (Jacobellis v. Ohio): “I shall not today attempt further to define […]

The Russian Bear’s Claws Are Out Again

The Russian Bear’s Claws Are Out Again

    By Sigrid Weidenweber It seems President Vladimir Putin always makes a gesture of dominance before meeting with an American president. Here are a few examples: President Obama is sworn in January 20, 2009. He meets with Putin in July of that year, after Putin confronts him with the fait accompli of having annexed Crimea […]

Venturans for Responsible & Efficient Government | Acity in Flux

Venturans for Responsible & Efficient Government | Acity in Flux

As of this week, Ventura’s new City Manager, Alex McIntyre, started his new position and will begin getting acquainted with staff, community leaders and the city at large. Mr. McIntyre is no stranger to managing municipalities so it goes without saying that he will become intricately familiar with Ventura’s budget and various legal agreements over […]

OPINION: Transition of Power Shouldn’t Halt VA Reform Momentum

OPINION: Transition of Power Shouldn’t Halt VA Reform Momentum

Nathan Anderson | Deputy Executive Director, Concerned Veterans For America   Bipartisanship and progress in Washington are about as rare as empty bellies and productive political conversations at Thanksgiving dinner — except when it comes to reform at the Department of Veterans Affairs. For that, we should all give thanks. Over the past few years, […]

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