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Rejecting Obamacare and finding a way for affordable healthcare

Rejecting Obamacare and finding a way for affordable healthcare

It has been nearly seven years since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law, and the promise made to make healthcare affordable for all Americans ... Read More
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Hollywood does its remake of ‘Animal Farm’

Hollywood does its remake of ‘Animal Farm’

Let's cut to the chase.

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Posted: Jan. 18, 2017 8:53 a.m. | Hollywood does its remake of ‘Animal Farm’ Comments 0 Comments
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When I was growing up we didn’t ...

"I hate committing myself to anything. It's probably the lack of discipline, honestly. I'm probably a spoiled brat worried about getting my way ...

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Guns in America and shooting back

Guns in America and shooting back

I'm an advocate of the right to bear arms.

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Posted: Jan. 18, 2017 8:51 a.m. | Guns in America and shooting back  Comments 0 Comments
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Obama finalizes racist plan to redraw your neighborhood

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has finalized its "Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing" rule that empowers the government to condition eligibility for community ...

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Posted: Jan. 18, 2017 8:50 a.m. | Obama finalizes racist plan to redraw your neighborhood Comments 0 Comments
Staying motivated in America these days

Staying motivated in America these days

One of the greatest internal dynamics that any human can possess is motivation. Life is very difficult for many Americans because they have lost their ...

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Contrary to what LA may think, ‘we’ get it in the 209

Contrary to what LA may think, ‘we’ get it in the 209

"We" - referring to those of us that live, work and play in the Northern San Joaquin Valley - supposedly don't get it when it comes ...

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Posted: Jan. 12, 2017 8:59 a.m. | Contrary to what LA may think, ‘we’ get it in the 209 Comments 0 Comments
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Watching the left melt down while double standard continues onward

A group of four black people in Chicago terrorize and torture a mentally disabled white man for up to 48 hours, screaming "F--- Donald Trump ...

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Posted: Jan. 12, 2017 8:58 a.m. | Watching the left melt down while double standard continues onward Comments 0 Comments
Sanctuary cities are not going away

Sanctuary cities are not going away

Sanctuary cities are not going away, but instead as local authorities prepare for a Trump presidency, more are being created each day. These cities openly ...

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Is college a scam?

Millennials are quickly realizing college is not all it's cracked up to be, or rather, all it's priced up to be. College was ...

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Posted: Jan. 04, 2017 9:03 a.m. | Is college a scam? Comments 0 Comments
In defense of our many pollution regulations

In defense of our many pollution regulations

The other day someone was ranting - it definitely wasn't a discussion - about how the state's mandates for air quality and what we should ...

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Posted: Jan. 04, 2017 9:02 a.m. | In defense of our many pollution regulations Comments 0 Comments
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Pondering 30 years at Courier, life

Traci Farris with the city of Ceres Recreation Division asked me to contribute some photographs to adorn the walls of the Ceres Community Center for ...

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Posted: Jan. 04, 2017 9:00 a.m. | Pondering 30 years at Courier, life Comments 0 Comments
Look forward to 2017 and make it yours

Look forward to 2017 and make it yours

I hope 2017 can be a good year for you.

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Posted: Jan. 04, 2017 8:58 a.m. | Look forward to 2017 and make it yours Comments 0 Comments
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Gray blasts plans for state water grab

Gray blasts plans for state water grab

(Editor's note: The following is the statement that state Assemblyman Adam Gray read to the State Water Resources Control Board meeting of Dec. 19 ...

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Posted: Dec. 28, 2016 9:21 a.m. | Gray blasts plans for state water grab Comments 0 Comments
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Kill wind & solar tax credits as part of tax reform

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Posted: Dec. 28, 2016 9:19 a.m. | Kill wind & solar tax credits as part of tax reform Comments 0 Comments

Self protection is prudent these days

In recent years I have watched three separate motorists blow through red lights. In 2013 I was almost broadsided by a motorist who blew through ...

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SNAP decision: Food stamp rules keep firms healthy

SNAP decision: Food stamp rules keep firms healthy

In what world are pork rinds classified as meat, Twinkies as bread, potato chips as a vegetable, and ice cream as the nutritional equivalent of ...

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Posted: Dec. 28, 2016 9:12 a.m. | SNAP decision: Food stamp rules keep firms healthy Comments 0 Comments
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Whatever happened to family-friendly news?

It seemed like a good idea. Prepare a national news broadcast that parents can watch with their children without fear of trauma, nightmares, or lewdness ...

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Great memories of Christmas pasts

Great memories of Christmas pasts

The Courier has been asking various community members to share their Christmas experiences in the past. Last week we published the experiences written by Angela ...

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Tweet this: ‘The sky is falling’

Tweet this: ‘The sky is falling’

If Chicken Little was real and alive today he'd be dead from a massive coronary within 15 minutes of surfing the Internet as cable ...

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Our Christmas perspective changes in life

Our Christmas perspective changes in life

I was saddened when I saw the report of a group of little children hiding in a basement in Aleppo, Syria. Sadly this is where ...

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A conspiracy so vast? Really now

Republicans have won the White House, the Congress, have the most governorships and the most state legislatures. In what area of the political playing field ...

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Posted: Dec. 21, 2016 9:07 a.m. | A conspiracy so vast? Really now Comments 0 Comments

Trump eliminating government waste

President-elect Donald Trump has already begun to fulfil his promise of eliminating government waste engrained in the modern bureaucracy. With his business perspective, Trump is ...

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Posted: Dec. 14, 2016 8:56 a.m. | Trump eliminating government waste Comments 0 Comments

Our ‘nanny state’ Sacramento dictates new voting policy

Well, well, well. It seems Sacramento, that bastion of liberal freedom-stifling, business-stomping, over-regulating, Nanny state policy makers of the People's Republic of California, doesn ...

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Posted: Dec. 14, 2016 8:53 a.m. | Our ‘nanny state’ Sacramento dictates new voting policy Comments 0 Comments
Let’s restore steelhead in the Los Angeles River, too

Let’s restore steelhead in the Los Angeles River, too

"Though the great salmon runs were only in Northern California rivers, steelhead trout were trapped, speared or hooked as they returned to from the sea ...

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Posted: Dec. 14, 2016 8:51 a.m. | Let’s restore steelhead in the Los Angeles River, too Comments 0 Comments
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