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Social Justice, Housing, and Zoning

Social Justice, Housing, and Zoning

  By Roy Prince Oxnard and Ventura County have a serious housing shortage. We see this all across California, which is why Scott Wiener has put forth SB 827 – what he calls his Transit Density bill. And, yes, it’s controversial. I have attended a number of local housing-related community workshops and events…lots of noise and good intentions, […]

Top 10 Things Progressive Politicians Should Do to Prove They’re Progressive

Top 10 Things Progressive Politicians Should Do to Prove They’re Progressive

  By Jon Rappoport It’s a simple premise: since so-called progressive politicians are incessantly meddling in other people’s business, telling them what they should and shouldn’t do, these progressives should demonstrate their own values by exemplifying them in their own lives. Why not? If the values are virtuous, what harm could result? Only good could […]

Reconciling One’s Democrat Vote, Party, and Policy Position

Reconciling One’s Democrat Vote, Party, and Policy Position

  By Michael Greer Many, many Christians and Jews are Democrats.  I constantly wonder why.  Some of the most actively religious people I know, who go to worship every week and can quote scripture, are from the Black, Latino and Jewish communities. “Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God”.  I don’t understand how you can obey […]

Acorn spin piece on Mike Smith Conejo education speech

By George Miller   Years ago, the T.O Acorn used to be a nice supermarket flyer stuffed with press releases, local events and local interest stuff and dropped on most driveways, gratis. Now it seems to have pretensions of turning into a Progressive MSM monster. Their treatment of the Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) […]

When Is Literature Not Literature For Public School Students?

When Is Literature Not Literature For Public School Students?

It’s NOT black and white! Do you love to read? Do your children love to read? Do you know what is on their school’s approved reading lists? Whether one has a child in school or not, we should all care deeply about what books young minds are consuming. If you have been influenced by literature, […]

Let’s get real about the education budget

Let’s get real about the education budget

 .. . By LARRY SAND  . Trump’s proposed budget includes some minor cuts; union leaders launch hyperbolic grenades. Did you know that the Trump/DeVos budget is manifestly cruel to children and catastrophic to public schools? Are you aware that Trump/Devos are planning to slash funding for public schools, and use voucher schemes to funnel taxpayer […]

Where school dollars go to die

Where school dollars go to die

  . . By LARRY SAND  . A new study points fingers at charter schools for malfeasance, but traditional public schools are still by far #1 in wasteful spending. The National Education Association wants you to know that it is very concerned about your pocketbook! The teachers union is touting a brand new study released by the […]

Part Two: What Can Be Done to Fix It? Actions every parent can immediately take to salvage their child’s education

Part Two:  What Can Be Done to Fix It? Actions every parent can immediately take to salvage their child’s education

By Paul D. White CitizensJournal.us concludes its special series on the troubled state of public education, and the excellent alternatives available to parents “Is It Time for YOUR Child to Drop Out of (traditional) School? In this second installment of the Citizens Journal series on fixing our public schools, CJ continues its interview with local school reformer […]

Part One:  How Bad Is It? Uncovering the truth about what’s going on in our schools.

Part One:  How Bad Is It? Uncovering the truth about what’s going on in our schools.

By Paul D. White This is part one of an interview Citizens Journal conducted with local education veteran Paul White.   He provided the answers along with links to support his answers.  Mr. White is director of the Stronghold Institute and a Co-Director www.USA-Focus.org, a nonpartisan, non-profit foundation dedicated to providing facts and insightful solutions about key […]

Obama administration to order transgender bathroom access in all public schools

Obama administration to order transgender bathroom access in all public schools

The Obama administration will order every public school in America on Friday to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms of the opposite sex. The letter, treatment which is legally nonbinding, hospital will be issued on Friday, viagra 40mg and comes amid a heated debate over which facilities transgender people should use. […]

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