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EPA deletes “navigable” from statute – states sue

EPA deletes “navigable” from statute – states sue

Carly Fiorina: Straight talking at the Reagan Library

Carly Fiorina: Straight talking at the Reagan Library

Presidential candidate, and former Hewlett Packard CEO, Carly Fiorina, spoke last night at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley.  Her opening remarks set the tone for the evening.  “I see a world in dire need of American Leadership.” Ms. Fiorina jabbed at Democratic frontrunner, Hillary Clinton, citing the former Secretary of State and her involvement […]

Oxnard to streamline solar and drought-tolerant landscaping permitting

Oxnard to streamline solar and drought-tolerant landscaping permitting

By George Miller The Oxnard City Council and staff vowed to streamline the permitting process to make the city more business-friendly, reduce delays and hassles for homeowners and cut the cost of running the Planning Department. Planning Division Manager Ashley Golden has been at work on this and has made progress. Presented at the July 14 meeting […]

Expedition To Study Global Warming Put On Hold Because Of TOO MUCH ICE

Expedition To Study Global Warming Put On Hold Because Of TOO MUCH ICE

White House defends sanctuary cities, threatens to veto crackdown bill  

 The White House vowed Thursday to veto a bill to punish sanctuary cities, instead calling on Congress to legalize illegal immigrants as the way to solve the problem of criminals who shouldn’t be on the streets. The threat came just hours before the House was expected to pass a bill that would withhold money from […]

Obama aides deny secret U.N.-Iran side deals  

Obama aides deny secret U.N.-Iran side deals   

Obama administration officials denied Republican accusations Wednesday that the United Nations made secret side deals with Iran over the inspection of Iranian military sites, pill as lawmakers demanded that the administration disclose the fine print of the nuclear agreement and raised fresh objections to the historic accord. White House National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice […]

CA Congressman Xavier Becerra proposes short-term Social Security fix  

CA Congressman Xavier Becerra proposes short-term Social Security fix   

 Social Security’s disability trust fund will run out of money next year, the program’s trustees reported Wednesday – but a California congressman said there’s a short-term fix that would require Republicans to put aside hope of immediate and broader reform. The main retirement program, known as old age and survivors benefits, will remain solvent through […]

CPUC eliminates “smart meter” opt-out fees

CPUC eliminates “smart meter” opt-out fees

By George Miller When “smart meters” were rolled out by utilities across the nation as part of the “smart grid” technology, there was much opposition. The “Smart Grid” was sold based on being able to monitor power usage much more closely, to identify trends, usage patterns, eventually implement time phased billing to encourage flattening of […]

Illegal immigrant victim’s mother: ‘We are at war right here in this country’

Illegal immigrant victim’s mother: ‘We are at war right here in this country’

Choking back tears, parents and wives whose relatives were killed by illegal immigrants pleaded with Congress Tuesday to begin to enforce immigration laws, saying that but for bad federal policies and sanctuary cities, their relatives would still be alive. “I want you to be angry that America’s borders are wide open,” said Laura Wilkerson, mother […]

UPDATE: Pres. Obama orders all flags at half mast–Five service members shot: One Marine’s quest to show them respect–The Half Mast Challenge

UPDATE: Pres. Obama orders all flags at half mast–Five service members shot: One Marine’s quest to show them respect–The Half Mast Challenge

Update: Responding to mounting criticism, President Barack Obama ordered the American flag be lowered to half-staff in honor of the Chattanooga shooting victims. Marine Mike Shepard has issued a challenge to President Obama: “We should come together and fly our flags at staff mast until the 30th of July. The 30th will mark the two-week […]