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U.N.-Sponsored Racism

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

by J. F. Kelly, Jr. | Coronado

The United Nations sponsored another one of those international conferences on racism recently. The gathering in Geneva lived down to the low expectations that the United States and most of the rest of the civilized world held for it. As anticipated, it turned into a hate-filled rant against [...]

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No Looking Back

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

by Jon Coupal | Sacramento

Between now and the May 19th special election, taxpayers will be inundated with political advertising in support of Proposition 1A. The Governor’s campaign team and the California Teachers Association are on track to spend well over $10 million trying to convince voters that this measure is reasonable budget reform.

Opponents, including virtually [...]

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The Silent Majority Is No Longer Silent

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

by Tom McClintock | Sacramento and D.C

Let the word go forth today from gatherings like this across the nation that the silent majority is no longer silent.  We are stirring.  We are awakening.  We are many.  And we are Americans – the latest generation of Americans who have been called upon to defend our [...]

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The Kowtower In Chief

Monday, April 27th, 2009

From ExileStreet.com

by Burt Prelutsky | Los Angeles

During the presidential campaign, we were told that Barack Obama was another Lincoln.  At the time, I recall thinking that he might very well be another Lincoln, but certainly not Abe.  Then we were told [...]

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by Wayne Lusvardi | Pasadena

“Demography is destiny” is a phrase attributed to the 19th Century French father of sociology August Comte. And California’s current budget crisis is due to the destiny of its demography and the loss of what is called “the culture wars” as much or more as it is to anything else. [...]

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by Jon Coupal | Sacramento

To cover their posteriors after running up massive budget deficits, the Sacramento politicians have placed Propositions 1A through 1F on the May 19th special Election Ballot.

Propositions 1B through 1F are of little consequence to taxpayers and are little more than rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic. Proposition 1B is the [...]

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Freedom of the Seas

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

by J. F. Kelly, Jr. | Coronado

In the aftermath of the successful action  by the U. S. Navy to free the kidnapped master of the U.S. flag merchant vessel Maersk Alabama, killing three pirates in the process, and an unsuccessful pirate attack against a second U.S. ship, U.S. government officials spoke bravely of plans [...]

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If I Were Boss

Monday, April 20th, 2009

From ExileStreet.com

by Burt Prelutsky | Los Angeles

I have always contended that anybody who seeks the presidency is an egomaniac, every bit as certifiably crackers as those poor souls wandering around the grounds of the asylum insisting they’re Napoleon.

Still, I’m generally willing [...]

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Dealing with Piracy

Friday, April 17th, 2009

by J. F. Kelly, Jr. | Coronado

An overused media commentary during the standoff between the U.S. Navy and the Somali pirates holding Captain Richard Phillips, master of the container ship Maersk Alabama, in one of his vessel’s lifeboats, was that it demonstrated the limits of the world’s mightiest Navy. It did nothing of the [...]

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An Open Letter To Gerald Parksy

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

by Wayne Lusvardi | Pasadena

An Open Letter To Gerald Parksy, Chairman, California Commission on the 21st Century Economy - Re: Split Commercial/Residential Property Tax Roll Under Prop 13

The Honorable Gerald Parsky, Chairman
Commission on the 21st Century Economy
C/O Mark Ibele, PhD, Staff Director

http://www.cotce.ca.gov/

Re:  Split Property Tax Roll Under California Proposition 13

Dear Chairman Parsky:

I read with [...]

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