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The Education Code

The Education Code

Viewpoint By Merrill Hope Common Core, two words that rattle many parents’ nerves from sea to shining sea; however, there are two other words that should shake us to our very core:  Education Code. The education code is the phantom wrapper around the Common Core that circumvents specificities of curriculum.  It is the framework of […]

Republican mean-spirited, racist bill guts food stamp program, “taking the food out of mouths of our children, the poor …”

Republican mean-spirited, racist bill guts food stamp program, “taking the food out of mouths of our children, the poor …”

Viewpoint By George Miller … That’s the impression that one might easily form when reading a  recent press release from our Congresswoman, Julia Brownley (CA CD-26): The program discussed: “would slash nearly $40 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), a program that primarily helps feed children, seniors, the disabled, and our veterans. “ […]

No Comments from the Peanut Gallery

No Comments from the Peanut Gallery

By Jon Coupal Some years ago, at a meeting of the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities, a controversial suggestion by one of the council members resulted in startled murmurs from the audience. Annoyed by this unsolicited feedback, the council member blurted out, “No comments from the Peanut Gallery.” For those younger than the baby […]

Congresswoman Maxine Waters’ Townhall 9/14/13

Congresswoman Maxine Waters’ Townhall 9/14/13

Viewpoint By Michael Greer Saturday, September 14, 2013 Congresswoman Waters had two Townhalls.  I went to the one in Gardena, California.  Her subject was the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare). I thought it was obvious from the start that she had never read the bill.  She spoke in general terms and talked about the “lies” being […]

Supreme Court Delivers Big Win for Landowners!

Supreme Court Delivers Big Win for Landowners!

Viewpoint By: Paul Beard II Mr. Beard will be speaking in Newbury Park, CA on 10/3/13. Stay tuned for details. In June, the United States Supreme Court decided a case that stands to benefit all property owners across the country who find themselves in the land-use permit process.  In Koontz v. St. Johns River Water […]

U.S. Rep. McClintock: Syria and Media Recap

U.S. Rep. McClintock: Syria and Media Recap

Viewpoint By Tom McClintock Dear Friends, I am deeply concerned about the prospect of war in Syria. The Middle East is a tinderbox, and lighting a match and tossing it in could have catastrophic consequences. An American attack on Syria could well trigger a retaliatory attack by its allies, probably Hezbollah, on probably Israel. That […]

U.S. Rep. Buck McKeon: We Must Consider Our Troops When Debating Possible Intervention in Syria

U.S. Rep. Buck McKeon: We Must Consider Our Troops When Debating Possible Intervention in Syria

Viewpoint By Buck McKeon September 10, 2013                                                                                             This past weekend […]

Prop. 13 Protects Against the Yo-Yo Effect

Prop. 13 Protects Against the Yo-Yo Effect

Viewpoint By Jon Coupal . Even for those who aren’t in the market, it’s hard to ignore all the news about rising home prices. According to the California Association of Realtors, median home prices are up nearly 30 percent over just the last year. California has not seen this big of a one year increase […]

Ventura Overpass Obama Protest

Ventura Overpass Obama Protest

9-8-13   CitizensJournal covered this 9-7-13 event sponsored by Ventura County Tea Party organizations. It took place on a pedestrian overpass from Ash St. to the Ventura Pier. Participants object to what they say are dozens of impeachable offenses committed by Barack Obama, such as threatened illegal attack on Syria, illegal war on Libya, handling of Benghazi […]

Pros and Cons of Constitutional Conventions

Pros and Cons of Constitutional Conventions

Viewpoint By Bob & Christina Powers Mounting frustrations with the size and scope of the United States federal government have ebbed and flowed over the years with calls for a Constitutional Convention, touted as the solution for controlling an leviathan government.  Mark Levin’s current book, The Liberty Amendments: Restoring the American Republic, promises a “quick […]