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The Madness of King Don

Wayward Statements Lead to Troubling Conclusions

Mad regimes require the support of mad crowds, and we've had bumper crops of those lately. Read story.

Barking Loud

Big Oil throws weight around in race for 3rd District. Read story.

Inside (Part of) the White House

And on to the bars, monuments, and museums of D.C. Read story.

Housing the Homeless

Officials discover it's compassionate — and cheaper, too. Read story.

The Madness of King Don

Wayward Statements Lead to Troubling Conclusions

Mad regimes require the support of mad crowds, and we've had bumper crops of those lately. Read story.

Meet Karen Jones

Candidate for 3rd District Supervisor Has Skin in the Race

Candidate for 3rd District Supervisor has skin in the race. Read story.

A Real Choice for the County

Jay Freeman as 3rd District Supervisor Provides a Progressive Voice

Jay Freeman as 3rd District Supervisor provides a true progressive voice. Read story.

Dark Money Spending on Campaigns Is Spiking

We Need National Campaign Finance Reform

We need national campaign finance reform. Read story.

Balanced Budgets

Christensen and Achadjian Have Real-Life Experience

Christensen and Achadjian have real-life experience; their opponents don't. Read story.

Muslim Support for Bernie Sanders

The deep roots between Islam and Judaism is often overlooked. Read story.

Sri Lanka Is Trump Country

The idea of a wall thrills, really thrills some people. Read story.

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Who Can Win?

I received in the mail today an advertising card from the California Republican Party that purports to slam Democratic congressional candidate Bill Ostrander for being too similar to Bernie Sanders. Read Letter

Reflection on Memorial Day

I was walking in a strange land / where the sky meets a field of olive trees Read Letter

The Right Person

I am supporting Joan Hartmann for 3rd District Supervisor because she is a centrist in an increasingly polarized climate. Read Letter

Not So Dark

The House Majority PAC, and indeed all "Super PACs," are required by law to disclose all of their donors who contribute over $200. Read Letter

Snubs and Disappointment

While Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton fight, the real battle is right here in our very own 24th Congressional District. Read Letter

There for Women

As a longtime advocate for women's issues, I want to let everyone know that I fully support Katcho Achadjian as Congressmember for the 24th Congressional District. Read Letter

From Coverup to Catastrophe

The film Vaxxed: From Coverup to Catastrophe has generally been painted as an anti-vaccination movie in the press. Read Letter

Vote Wisely

Two out of three voters in 2014 votedno on Measure P to not shut down the oil industry in Santa Barbara County. Read Letter

Attn: California Dems

California Democrats, you have a big job. Read Letter

Pragmatism, Not Ideology

Government has no money beyond that contributed in taxes and fees by the citizens it governs, so every citizen has an interest in the allocation of those taxes and fees. Read Letter

Recommended Viewing

I have been a proponent for the truth about vaccines for over 30 years. Read Letter

A Proven Leader

Katcho Achadjian is my chosen candidate for the 24th District Congressional Race. Read Letter

Experience + Skills = Leadership

This election, voters in the 3rd District will have the opportunity to vote for a supervisor with deep and broad life experiences and skills that will that will result in solid leadership and practical and common sense solutions to our county problems. Read Letter

Follow the Money

So far Democratic and Republican voters are favoring two completely unacceptable candidates who will keep the wealthy interests in control of our country. Read Letter

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