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Priority-based budgeting comes to Oxnard- and not a moment too soon

Priority-based budgeting comes to Oxnard- and not a moment too soon

By George Miller Advocates say it is an advanced methodology/concepts for better budgeting Mayor Tim Flynn, City Manager Greg Nyhoff and Assistant City Manager Maria Hurtado have all seen information about Priority-Based Budgeting (PBB) at various symposia and in print material, liked the concept and have been working to introduce its concepts to the city. At the 12-9-15 […]

Christianity In The Middle East: On The Verge Of Extinction

Christianity In The Middle East: On The Verge Of Extinction

One million three hundred thousand Iraqi Christians have been displaced, murdered or taken prisoner since 2003. A centuries old civilization now faces permanent extinction while the rest of the world, including the U.S. government, looks on. As Christians across the world begin to celebrate Christmas, the 300,000 remaining Christians displaced in Iraq and Syria are […]

Talk of gun control spurs increase in firearms, Smith and Wesson maker says

Talk of gun control spurs increase in firearms, Smith and Wesson maker says

Firearms maker Smith and Wesson Holding Corp. posted better than expected earnings on Tuesday, purchase as investors predict the gun control debate, driven by President Obama and Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, will only spur sales. The company boosted its revenue outlook for its fiscal year to as much as $635 million as well as […]

Justice Department launches investigation of Chicago PD practices

Justice Department launches investigation of Chicago PD practices

The Justice Department has opened a civil rights investigation of the Chicago Police Department to examine officers’ use of force and the department’s internal system of accountability, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Monday. The probe comes less than week after the Chicago mayor fired the city’s police chief amid outrage over the recent release of […]

San Bernardino shooters had target practice before massacre: FBI

San Bernardino shooters had target practice before massacre: FBI

The husband and wife who carried out the San Bernardino, California, shooting spree participated in target practice with firearms multiple times, including at least one time within days of Wednesday’s massacre, according to the FBI. David Bowdich, assistant director in charge of the FBI’s Los Angeles office, provided some additional details about the Muslim couple […]

ISIS claims responsibility: says California killers were their followers

ISIS claims responsibility: says California killers were their followers

The Islamic State group on Saturday said that a married couple who murdered 14 people in California in an attack the FBI is investigating as an “act of terrorism” were followers of the terrorist organization. The extremist group made its claim in an online radio broadcast, pharmacy Reuters reported. The declaration comes three days after […]

Tashfeen Malik pledged allegiance to ISIS in Facebook post during San Bernardino attack

Tashfeen Malik pledged allegiance to ISIS in Facebook post during San Bernardino attack

Female San Bernardino attacker Tashfeen Malik pledged her allegiance to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdad on Facebook during the rampage, sale CNN reported. U.S. officials told the cable network Malik posted on an account under a different name. The Muslim husband and wife behind the mass shooting in San Bernardino began erasing their digital […]

Stunning: ICE gives away $113 million, says not enough illegal immigrants to deport

Stunning: ICE gives away $113 million, says not enough illegal immigrants to deport

Even as they were pleading poverty in the federal courts, immigration officials gave away $113 million this year, with Assistant Homeland Security Secretary Sarah R. Saldana testifying to Congress on Wednesday that they didn’t need the money because there weren’t enough illegal immigrants to hold or deport. Ms. Saldana, who runs U.S. Immigration and Customs […]

Obama anti-ISIS coalition crumbles as Arab allies focus elsewhere

Obama anti-ISIS coalition crumbles as Arab allies focus elsewhere

The major Arab powers once deemed essential to the fight against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq have largely pulled back from the U.S.-led military campaign, undercutting the Obama administration’s claims about the depth and reach of the coalition it has built with allies in the region. The Obama administration consistently touts the “65-nation […]

Obama’s Trip To The UN ‘Global Warming’ Summit Emits More CO2 Than Driving 72 Cars For A Year

Obama’s Trip To The UN ‘Global Warming’ Summit Emits More CO2 Than Driving 72 Cars For A Year

President Barack Obama may warn that carbon dioxide is causing global warming, but his flight to Paris to join other world leaders at the United Nations climate summit emitted more CO2 than driving 72 cars for a year. Obama’s Paris jaunt will send more CO2 into the atmosphere than 31 American homes‘ energy usage for […]