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White House brushes off revelations about Jonathan Gruber’s role in crafting Obamacare

White House brushes off revelations about Jonathan Gruber’s role in crafting Obamacare

  The White House Monday defended its portrayal of MIT professor Jonathan Gruber as a contractor with a limited role in crafting Obamacare, dismissing the claims of GOP investigators who uncovered a steady stream of emails that sketched a cozy relationship between President Obama’s team and the economist who once commented on the “stupidity of […]

GOP leaders vow to resurrect Obama trade deal

GOP leaders vow to resurrect Obama trade deal

  Republican leaders vowed Wednesday to find a way to resurrect the trade deal Democrats sank less than a week ago, insisting they will corral enough votes to make sure President Obama gets the controversial fast-track negotiating powers he’ll need to strike a Pacific trade deal. “We are committed to ensuring both TPA and TAA […]

Hillary Clinton’s Benghazi emails withheld from House investigators

Hillary Clinton’s Benghazi emails withheld from House investigators

  Sidney Blumenthal’s email correspondence on Benghazi suggests that the State Department or former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton did not turn over all of her emails to House investigators, as she has insisted, according to a report in Politico on Monday evening. Mr. Blumenthal is a longtime Hillary confidante and friend who will testify privately […]

House gives Obama trade vote do-over

House gives Obama trade vote do-over

Oxnard Police/Fire Dept unions distrust city financials- hiring own auditor

Oxnard Police/Fire Dept unions distrust city financials- hiring own auditor

By George Miller The heads of the Oxnard fire and police unions recently told CitizensJournal.us that they did not believe the financial numbers produced by city staff and an outside auditor (formally announced today), so they have hired their own auditor to challenge them and to provide better transparency and accountability. Jeff Donabedian is the Oxnard Firefighters […]

How & why the House voted yesterday on trade bills

By George Miller The U.S. House of Representatives voted down the Trade Assistance bill, which was needed to make the highly controversial Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill (which barely passed 219-211) work. This in turn would enable Obama to utilize the highly secret TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) agreement, which many feel would give the President and […]

Oxnard Assistant Police Chief speaks out on “death’s head” tattoo allegation investigation results.

Oxnard Assistant Police Chief speaks out on “death’s head” tattoo allegation investigation results.

By George Miller Editor’s note: The investigation found no wrongdoing. We had previously reported on the accusation by Raul Hernandez, former legal reporter for the Ventura County Star. He claimed to have heard from a former Oxnard Police Officer that nine Oxnard Police Department officers, including two Commanders, were allegedly putting “death’s head” tattoos on their shoulders […]

A bridge too far: House Rejects Trade Bill, Rebuffing Obama’s Dramatic Appeal

A bridge too far: House Rejects Trade Bill, Rebuffing Obama’s Dramatic Appeal

By George Miller We don’t have a Washington Bureau (yet), so the best we can do is convey other news stories of today’s shocking House of Representatives defeat of Obama’s trade bill, which was supported by business and the elite of both parties. It had already passed overwhelmingly in the Senate. There was a HUGE and growing […]

Carly Fiorina: It’s time for America to redefine feminism, free women from liberal stereotypes

Carly Fiorina: It’s time for America to redefine feminism, free women from liberal stereotypes

GOP presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina waded deeper Thursday into her gender warfare with Hillary Rodham Clinton and the political left, ampoule suggesting it was time for America to redefine feminism and liberate women for liberal stereotypes that define success too narrowly. “A feminist is a woman who lives the life she chooses,” Mrs. Fiorina told […]

Oxnard Public input preventing most public safety cuts.

Oxnard Public input preventing most public safety cuts.

By George Miller In still another emotional meeting this week about a usually unemotional and boring topic- budgets- spending priorities were heatedly debated. Previous warnings about a mandated $10.6 million in cuts, had ballooned to $12.8 million by last Thursday, as more budgetary skeletons were found in city financial closets. With public safety expenditures at 64% of […]