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Breakfast with Archbishop Gomez: Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Breakfast with Archbishop Gomez: Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Viewpoint/Event Report By Michael Greer This morning (Jan. 14) I had breakfast with Archbishop Jose Gomez at the Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.  The breakfast was organized by Town Hall Los Angeles. www.townhall-la.org. The Archbishop was there to speak of his support of Comprehensive Immigration Reform. I was invited to this breakfast by some of my friends […]

Article V Convention: X Facts and VII Arguments

Article V Convention: X Facts and VII Arguments

Viewpoint By Rep. Kelly Townsend (AZ-LD16) January 12, 2014 The Maricopa County Republican Committee narrowly defeated a resolution that would denounce support of an Article V Convention.  This method of proposing amendments to the Constitution has never been done before, so it is understandable that we are less than scholars on the subject, and vulnerable […]

On Bridgegate

On Bridgegate

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Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor

Viewpoint By Michael Greer Editor’s note: This seems like a combination editorial and movie review I had to sit for a while after this film ended. I was so overcome with a variety of emotions, some of them conflicting. To say it brought me to tears is to trivialize how I felt.  I’ve seen many […]

Iceland schools us on how to recover from a banking crash & recession

Iceland schools us on how to recover from a banking crash & recession

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Brown’s California Budget Is Incomplete

Brown’s California Budget Is Incomplete

Viewpoint Following is the response of Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association President Jon Coupal after reviewing Gov. Brown’s proposed 2014/15 state budget: “We are pleased that Governor Brown’s budget reflects a fair measure of fiscal restraint and austerity. His desire for no new taxes, protecting Proposition 13, continuing to pay down the ‘wall of debt’ and […]

Cornerstone- by CA 44th District Assembly candidate Rob McCoy

Cornerstone- by CA 44th District Assembly candidate Rob McCoy

Viewpoint By Pastor Rob McCoy (with Dr. Linda Johnston) Editor’s note: Pastor Rob McCoy announced his intention to run for CA Assembly 44th District after a memorable December 8 sermon at Calvary Chapel in Thousand Oaks, where he is Pastor. We previously provided a link to his sermon video back in December. The transcript is […]

California suffering under one-party rule

California suffering under one-party rule

Viewpoint James Lacey, generic a former aide to Howard Jarvis, sees bankruptcy in our state’s future and offers solutions. — HJTA The following editorial appeared in The Orange County Register on January 8, 2014: California suffering under one-party rule They say, as California goes, so goes the nation. It’s a haunting thought. In his new book, “Taxifornia: […]

The Political Class Underestimates You

The Political Class Underestimates You

Viewpoint By Jon Coupal The California Legislature reconvenes this week and the politicians may be on the verge of a major miscalculation because they don’t understand how real people think. The members of the political class in Washington and our state capitols are certain they know what Americans are thinking. Just ask them. After all, […]

Alarm sounded on “Smart Meters”

Alarm sounded on “Smart Meters”

Viewpoint By Bill Haff & George Miller People and groups in various portions of the political spectrum are quite concerned about so-called “Smart Meters,” which utility companies are installing in massive numbers to monitor and in the future, control the use of electricity and gas. This has happened mostly “under the radar” of public knowledge […]