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Boehner resignation: chance to save Americans’ sovereignty: House should choose a new speaker outside of its ranks

By Alan Keyes, September 28, 2015 As my readers know, I’ve been working on a column that details a strategy for the 2016 election with which the American people can reclaim leadership initiative they are supposed to have in America’s political life. That strategy involves, first of all, taking the Constitution as it is written as […]

House Iran vote expected on 9/11 anniversary?

House Iran vote expected on 9/11 anniversary?

By George Miller The Iran nuclear deal is up in the air right now. Normally, an agreement like this would be a treaty, requiring a 2/3 Senate majority to ratify, per the US Constitution. For unknown reasons, a bipartisan bill to circumvent that process, known as “The (Republican Senator) Corker bill was substituted, which would make […]

Cartoonist Chip Bok: Greek Austerity

Cartoonist Chip Bok: Greek Austerity

  Last week Greece defaulted on its debt to the IMF. On Sunday Greek voters said “no” to more austerity from the IMF. Surging socialist candidate Bernie Sanders applauds the Greeks for rejecting austerity from the Euro ruling class. Economics writer Stephen Moore says Greece needs less socialism and more privitization. The banks are shutting down […]

Oxnard Council will try to pass budget Tuesday

Oxnard Council will try to pass budget Tuesday

By George Miller After months of wrangling over budget priorities and agonizing on what staff and consultants say would be a $12.8 million deficit at current spending rates, Oxnard is now at the crossroads. By state law, budgets must be passed by the end of June or the proposed budget is enacted by default. The […]

Assemblyman Scott Wilk just ‘phones’ it in

Assemblyman Scott Wilk just ‘phones’ it in

Apparently men really can’t multitask, at least, when voting on a 117.5 billion dollar budget.  Local Assemblyman Scott Wilk, whose 38th District covers part of Simi Valley, was on Facebook while placing his vote for the current California budget.  He voted, yes, the only Republican to do so, all because he was distracted on Facebook.  […]

House gives Obama trade vote do-over

House gives Obama trade vote do-over

Oxnard, Ventura County, release proposed new 10 year Channel Islands Harbor agreement

Oxnard, Ventura County, release proposed new 10 year Channel Islands Harbor agreement

By George Miller Channel Islands Harbor’s 50+ year-old management agreement between Oxnard and senior partner Ventura County, which owns the harbor and land and makes the development decisions via the Board of Supervisors, is up for renewal. A year and a half of negotiations has produced only a few compromises. So far, no major breakthroughs are evident […]

Farmworkers and the New Civil Rights Struggle – Decertification of Bad Unions

Farmworkers and the New Civil Rights Struggle – Decertification of Bad Unions

Summary: It’s a basic civil right: the ability of union members to get rid of a union if it no longer serves its members effectively. Today, that right is being denied to a group of farmworkers in California by officials who refuse to count the votes the workers cast in a decertification election. That denial […]

California Plastic Bag Ban May Soon Qualify For Ballot

California Plastic Bag Ban May Soon Qualify For Ballot

The grocery stores in California signed off on the plastic bag ban—to save the environment. What they did not mention is that without plastic bags, the consumer will be forced to buy reusable bags (that will have bacteria and diseases associated with them) or buy at ten cents a bag, paper bags. This will create […]

Townhall 2014–Not everyone on the right agrees

Townhall 2014–Not everyone on the right agrees

      By Michael Greer My honorary daughter, Sue, gave me front-row center tickets to this year’s Townhall for my birthday. The speakers were Dennis Prager, Michael Medved, Ben Shapiro, Hugh Hewitt, and Katie Pavlich. We met them all at the VIP party before the event, and had pictures taken with our favorites! Elisha […]

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