Orwell once said news is what people don’t want you to know, while the rest is public relations. In my profession as a reporter I’ve run into a few situations where information meant to be kept secret had been leaked, or an uncomfortable opinon was made public through my writing. 1,189 more words
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James speaks with Southern California-based political commentator John Friend, a 29-year-old man who was recently terminated from his position in the Escondido City Manager’s office because after being targeted for his online political speech. 158 more words
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Yet another HOA dispute over the American Flag. This one has a bit of a different twist. The Association has decided to ban ALL flags because someone wants to erect a distatsteful flag. 113 more words
In a victory for pseudo-science and a loss for the First Amendment, federal judge Edward Chen recently upheld a regulation by the City of Berkeley compelling retailers to warn customers about the supposed risks of wireless radiation. 566 more words
Give him credit. Most elected officials are content to tinker at the edges, but Governor Jindal of Louisiana actually wants to solve problems.
Look what he’s done, for instance, on fiscal policy. 776 more words