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Should the United States Support Saudi Arabia Despite the Murder of Mr. Kahoggi?

Should the United States Support Saudi Arabia Despite the Murder of Mr. Kahoggi?

    By Jim Sullivan Saudi Arabia’s murder of Mr. Kashoggi is a repugnant crime, and I wish something could be done to punish Prince bin Salman.  However, realpolitik dictates continued U.S. support of Saudi Arabia for the following reasons:  First and most generally, Middle East (ME) peace and stability are in the national interest […]

OPINION: Transition of Power Shouldn’t Halt VA Reform Momentum

OPINION: Transition of Power Shouldn’t Halt VA Reform Momentum

Nathan Anderson | Deputy Executive Director, Concerned Veterans For America   Bipartisanship and progress in Washington are about as rare as empty bellies and productive political conversations at Thanksgiving dinner — except when it comes to reform at the Department of Veterans Affairs. For that, we should all give thanks. Over the past few years, […]

Southern California homeowners rush to sell: Listings up 42% to 4-year high

Southern California homeowners rush to sell: Listings up 42% to 4-year high

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views Are we about to feel the effects of the high Sacramento taxes, the low quality schools, high cost of living and taxes that are about to bury us?  Plus in 2020 a ballot measure that could kill hundreds of thousands of California jobs—the Split Roll Tax […]

Birthday Ruminations on Family, Love, Life, and Death

Birthday Ruminations on Family, Love, Life, and Death

    By Armando Vazquez I have two very different, eclectic friends I love dearly. One is a medical doctor and the other a world-renowned Ph.D. professor of education. The three of us are going on 70 and lately we seem to be talking about death. The former not long ago had a life-threatening heart […]

Does French President Macron understand the Meaning of Nationalism—Patriotism?

Does French President Macron understand the Meaning of Nationalism—Patriotism?

    By Sigrid Weidenweber The centennial commemorations of WW I, recently held in Paris, were the stage for French President Emmanuel Macron to publicly condemn nationalism as “the opposite of patriotism.” Well, sitting here in California amid burned out vistas and homes, my mind is still clear enough to discern that the declarations belong to […]

TPP Threatens Our Freedoms

TPP Threatens Our Freedoms

. by Naomi Fisher and Mr R.            .                          Marc L. Busch and Krzysztof J. Pelc’s article in the Washington Post on October 27, 2018, regarding Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), we quote: “Yes, the TPP agreement is over 5,000 […]

The Demographic Party

The Demographic Party

    By Mike Smith The Left is running out the clock on America. And it’s working. Its total control of academia, the Democrat Party, mass media and entertainment threatens our Republic. The Left has only emotion, hysteria and deception to push. But this is all it needs as long as it continues to write […]

Opinion | Give to Those in Need This Thanksgiving

Opinion | Give to Those in Need This Thanksgiving

Joanne Butler | Former Staffer, House Ways and Means Committee   If you’re cooking for Thanksgiving, you’ll probably check your pantry to see what you need to buy (besides the turkey). It’s also a good time to clear out your pantry of those unexpired cans or jars of food you know you’ll never eat. Putting […]

Hold on to Your Wallets Or Leave the State: Taxes Are Going UP

Hold on to Your Wallets Or Leave the State: Taxes Are Going UP

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views This is gut check time for young families, small businesses and the California middle class.  You have a big decision to make, quickly.  Even with a State budget surplus, prior to the expected Spring, 2019 California recession, taxes are going up and plans for 2020 is […]

Opinion | Florida Recount Exposes the Danger of Non-Citizen Voting

Opinion | Florida Recount Exposes the Danger of Non-Citizen Voting

Brian Lonergan | Director of Communications at IRLI You may have read the news that there is a heated election recount taking place in Florida — again. Eighteen years after the nation held its breath while a presidential election result was delayed for over a month, accusations of vote-counting improprieties are being hurled over contested […]