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A Way to Combat Fake News

A Way to Combat Fake News

    By Jim Sullivan As Thomas Jefferson once noted, a successful Democracy depends upon an informed electorate.  The specter of fake news and claims of fake news threaten to undermine our Democracy by polluting the information our electorate depends on to make sound political decisions.  Fortunately for us and our Democracy, there is a […]

Where Has Freedom of Speech Gone?

Where Has Freedom of Speech Gone?

. . by Naomi Fisher Now there is another controversy raging, that of eliminating free speech in our United States. Google/UTube has decided it knows what is best for our county’s citizens by censoring and banning media outlets from anything that hints of conservatism or includes the word conservative. Yes, this does mean messages from […]

Islam’s Mark is War Against Western Civilization

Islam’s Mark is War Against Western Civilization

    By Sigrid Weidenweber Twenty- five years ago, my husband and I travelled through parts of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore.  At the time the three countries were models of tolerance and cooperation between multiple religions within their countries.  The laws and political tenets adhered to stemmed from Western Civilization.  Living was easy and everyone […]

Commentary | Animal Agriculture vs Our Planet

Commentary | Animal Agriculture vs Our Planet

. . by Naomi Fisher Recently I watched a Netflix video “Cowspiracy”. What a shock that was. And yet it is so fully and carefully documented as to leave no doubt that its message is true. In a nutshell, the video proves that we cannot continue our eating habits. The world can no longer sustain […]

Commentary | Local Elected Control is Preferable to Unelected Regional Bureaucracies

Commentary | Local Elected Control is Preferable to Unelected Regional Bureaucracies

    By Susan Kirsch Local control in the hands of elected city councils, with authority to make decisions regarding land use, zoning, and housing, is under attack. Bills originating in both the Senate and Assembly are chipping away at long-standing provisions that allowed citizens, through Housing Elements and General Plans, to decide density, set-backs, and parking, […]

California’s Plan to Store Water Underground Could Risk Contamination

California’s Plan to Store Water Underground Could Risk Contamination

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views Government is either mismanaged, incompetent or corrupt.  Sometimes by trying to be well intentioned, it harms us. “New research draws from a growing database of groundwater data to map the elemental metal chromium in wells across the state. Researchers included wells used by government agencies to monitor […]

Farm Workers Voted 5-1 to Leave Union

Farm Workers Voted 5-1 to Leave Union

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views It took five years and millions of dollars in legal fees for the workers at Garawan Farms to have their ballots counted—thanks to the corruption of the Jerry Brown Administration. “Employees at Fresno-based Gerawan Farming voted overwhelmingly to cut ties with the United Farm Workers union […]

Commentary | Woe the Democrats If Their Tactics Become Accepted Behavior

Commentary | Woe the Democrats If Their Tactics Become Accepted Behavior

    By Sigrid Weidenweber With utter disbelief I have been watching the three-ring-circus performing around the Kavanaugh confirmation. Few judges appointed to be confirmed have a record as sterling as his. However, the Democrats, unwilling to have a majority of judges who actually make law according to the constitution, could not allow him to […]

Governor Brown Endangers Public Health By Signing Street Vendor Legislation

Governor Brown Endangers Public Health By Signing Street Vendor Legislation

    Governor Brown signed into law Senator Ricardo Lara’s legislation, SB 946, Sidewalk Vendors. “It was a great disappointment when Governor Brown signed a bill to, essentially, legalize street vending on California public sidewalks,” Robin Hvidston, Executive Director of We The People Rising and CA State Coordinator for The Remembrance Project, said. “Members of […]

Commentary | Why You Must Vote Republican

Commentary | Why You Must Vote Republican

    by Gail DeMario On September 12th Juan Williams (on The Five) was arguing a point with Jesse Waters and said, “Diamond and Silk” are a Minstrel Show.  I watched Fox all day to see if there would be fallout. Nope.  Not a word.  Juan Williams was fired from NPR for saying he got […]