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Will the FCC muzzle the press?

Will the FCC muzzle the press?

.   . By Dick Morris Published on TheHill.com on February 18, 2014 The Federal Communications Commission is about to launch a direct assault on the freedom of the media to cover news as it chooses. The program, called the Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs, involves requesting information from all radio and TV stations, […]

Pacific Legal Fund defends farmers and the public’s right to use public lands

Pacific Legal Fund defends farmers and the public’s right to use public lands

Update given by Pacific Legal Foundation Bad to the Corps:   Shoot First, Ask Questions Later A federal judge will rule shortly on our case to defend the due process rights of the Duarte family, which was blind-sided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Without any prior notice, regulators ordered suspension of farming activities […]

Thousand Oaks eliminating traffic lanes- Meeting on this Thursday

Thousand Oaks eliminating traffic lanes- Meeting on this Thursday

By George Miller and Susan Kline Yes, you read that right. Instead of adding road capacity to reduce congestion and transport more people faster, Thousand Oaks is doing just the opposite.  This is a part of a nationwide campaign. Safety is cited as the justification.  But, some  say it is linked to Agenda 21, which aims […]

Californians Still Believe in Proposition 13 Taxpayer Protections

Californians Still Believe in Proposition 13 Taxpayer Protections

. . . By Jon Coupal A statewide survey commissioned by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association shows Californians continue to support Proposition 13 and the two-thirds vote requirement to boost taxes on property owners.  By nearly two to one, voters agree that reducing the two-thirds vote to 55% to pass local bonds would place an […]

Keep local taxes for local schools – support proposed ballot measure

Keep local taxes for local schools – support proposed ballot measure

By John Fensterwald Credit: iStockphoto.com The parent activists who formed Educate Our State say it’s time for the state to stop robbing Peter to pay Paul. Peter, stuff in their view, for sale being the schools and the theft being billions in property taxes. The San Francisco-based parent organization is circulating an initiative for the November […]

Waste precious water – Making ethanol is wasting California’s water

Waste precious water – Making ethanol is wasting California’s water

. . . . . . . by Tom Tanton . President Obama’s visit to Fresno will hopefully bring some much-needed clarification as to how the federal government plans to help California battle the devastating drought in the near-term.   Unfortunately, the administration’s continued support of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) works counter to any […]

Why Is the Republican Party Committing Suicide?

Why Is the Republican Party Committing Suicide?

  . . By Michael Greer Does anyone really think that if the Republicans support amnesty, Latinos will vote Republican? If you do, you’ve been drinking too much Kool-Aid! The left has successfully bought the Latino vote. The Republicans can never win this bidding war. Nevertheless, the Republicans seem determined to pass “immigration reform” before […]

Occidental Petroleum: Moving HQ From California to Houston

Occidental Petroleum: Moving HQ From California to Houston

From Stephen Frank’s Capital News – California Political News and Views:     This is a big one.  A major California firm, Occidental Petroleum,  is moving to Texas.  Between the taxes, regulations and craziness, the professionals running this massive company want to be in a state that appreciates business, jobs and families.  We have already […]

Peter Foy on Ventura County Pension Reform Ballot Initiative

Peter Foy on Ventura County Pension Reform Ballot Initiative

By Peter Foy Video: Taxpayers Fight Ventura’s $300,000 Government Retirement Pay: Peter Foy supports Ventura County Taxpayers Association’s  ballot initiative for pension reform. This will not only contain costs in an even handed way but will protect employee pensions and Ventura County itself from insolvency.  The current system is unsustainable. Peter Foy is a Ventura […]

Assemblymen Wilk, Gorell and Senator Steve Knight vote Yes on SB140 – Gun Confiscation

By Nancy Tujetsch “You’re here to take my WHAT???!” … would’ve been my reaction to Michael Merritt’s encounter with the California Bureau of Firearms APPS division (and depending on the time of day, I might have followed with “Molon Labe!”).  “We’re here to take your guns” raids are to be expected in Third World dictatorial, tyrannical thug countries, but […]