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Viewpoint: One single petition could end ObamaCare “HR 3590”

Viewpoint: One single petition could end ObamaCare “HR 3590”

By Nicholas E. Purpura Listening to talk radio, the topic of the day was the “Death Panels,” and, yes, there is a death panel that not even Congress has the authority override in the current legislation. It’s time for a wake-up call! Obama-care was ruled unconstitutional, not once, but twice! Thus far not a single […]

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: Who Cares About Homeowners?

Viewpoint: Who Cares About Homeowners?

By Jon Coupal One would think that last year’s passage of Proposition 30, which gave California the highest income tax and sales tax rates in America, would satiate politicians’ appetite for even higher taxes – if even for a moment.  No such luck.  Not only are legislators vigorously promoting changes to Proposition 13 that would […]

Viewpoint: The Death of Shame

Viewpoint:  The Death of Shame

By Michael Greer In March New York had a public service campaign against teen pregnancy.  They put up posters all over the city with toddlers on them saying such things as,  “I have a greater chance of growing up in poverty if my Mom is a teenager” and “Got a good job? It cost thousands […]

This is Obama’s America

This is Obama’s America

Viewpoint, By Michael Greer   Are we having fun yet? Before Obama was elected polls showed 79% of White Americans thought race relations were good and so did 63% of Black Americans.  Now, 5 years after Obama’s election 52% of White Americans think race relations are good and only 38% of Black Americans.  Why is […]

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 […]

Zimmerman’s Defense Comments on President Obama’s Remarks

Zimmerman’s Defense Comments on President Obama’s Remarks

Viewpoint Published July 19, 2013 FoxNews.com Editor’s Note:  The Citizens Journal normally does not run news stories released by other news organizations, but the scope of this story is impacting our nation, state and county.  We would desire to provide a platform for constructive citizen comments. (above: July 5, 2013: George Zimmerman stands next to one […]

Is There a Doctor in the House?

Is There a Doctor in the House?

Viewpoint: By Linda Johnston, decease MD Editor’s Note:  This viewpoint was originally written more than three years ago and now is even more relevant as Affordable Health Care looms in the horizon for all California residents. … “The Medicus Firm conducted a survey in December 2009 that attests to the fact that upwards of 45% […]

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 […]