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Viewpoint: Do Schools Teach Our Children to Think?

Viewpoint: Do Schools Teach Our Children to Think?

By Resa Steindel Brown An unexamined paradigm, mind or belief embedded in our culture, pilule is that school teaches us to think. But does it really? We assume that when we see our children buried in an overwhelming avalanche of textbooks, medical study notes, homework, and tests, some thinking is going on. We watch as our […]

Viewpoint: Gender-neutral facilities mandated in California schools

Viewpoint: Gender-neutral facilities mandated in California schools

By Debra Tash Randy Thomasson, from SaveCalifornia.com, called the new law signed by Governor Brown allowing cross gender use of school bathrooms, “insanity.”  We would call it a lawyer’s dream come true.  The State of California in its rush to be politically correct and gender neutral just invited every school district across the state to […]

Protect the environment with creativity, not taxes

Protect the environment with creativity, not taxes

Viewpoint By Eric Eisenhammer Most Californians want to do their part for the environment, but many cannot afford to pay higher taxes.  Unfortunately, a misguided proposal now making its way through the Legislature would override consumer choice in energy and housing while opening the door to new taxes and eminent domain abuse. This bill, Senate Bill […]

Viewpoint: Good news!!! Juvenile Crime is at a 40 year low in California.

Viewpoint:  Good news!!! Juvenile Crime is at a 40 year low in California.

By Stephen Frank Good news!  Juvenile Crime is at a 40 year low in California.  The rate of juveniles locked up is down by 90 percent in 17 years.  What the public needs to know is whether youth are arrested anymore or just taken to alternative service and community service—without an arrest or conviction. We […]

Viewpoint: July 4th – An American Seder

Viewpoint:  July 4th – An American Seder

By Linda Johnston Our national birthday, July 4th, is a benchmark to commemorate the founding of the United States of America as a free and separate country through the Declaration of Independence. As with some holidays and national events, much of the true meaning has been lost among the vacation atmosphere of a work-free day, […]

Viewpoint: Fourth of July 2013

Viewpoint:  Fourth of July 2013

By George Miller July 4, diagnosis 2013 It’s been a major national holiday, story for centuries now. But, site what is its significance? It’s not just about fireworks (Bombs Bursting in Air), barbecue and vacations. It’s really to celebrate- but also contemplate- our Founders’ courage and resolve in determining that their living situation had grown intolerable and […]

Seeking truth is more than a noble purpose— A citizens duty—A call to become History Makers!

Seeking truth is more than a noble purpose— A citizens duty—A call to become History Makers!

. . . The first-ever Citizens Journal editorial! By Michael Hernandez June, doctor 2013             The Citizens Journal believes seeking truth is more than a noble purpose—A citizens duty—A call to become History Makers! History Makers International has the charge to transform cities by raising up individuals and families that wish to become History Makers […]