ElectionsVote As we may be very busy today observing Valentine’s Day and often trying to decide who our Valentine is, we may be overlooking that the first Valentine was dedicated to humanity in general. (more..)


ElectionsVote I admit that I sometimes say stupid things.  In fact, I may even be saying some stupid things right here in this space.  But most people don’t realize they are being stupid because the(more..)


ElectionsVote Yes, those words “global warming” have come back to haunt us.  This after we have done everything we can think of to simply replace “global warming” with any kind of more (more..)


ElectionsVote The date is June 28, 2017, and Santa Clarita Mayor Cameron Smyth is launching a public local war against the local misuse of opioids in the city of Santa Clarita.  He includes in his public prese(more..)


ElectionsVote I have some Facebook posts from friends who know that I was full-time journalist for some 20 years and a freelance writer for more years than that.  So, they have been expecting me to relate what(more..)


ElectionsVote To simplify the problems of California learning, all you need do is look at the Californian students who cannot – and will not -- read. My own experience tells me that a major reason for all th(more..)


ElectionsVote Maybe because it’s the job of police to deal with stories that so many police officers are drawn to the stories of Country-Western music today. But the stories of Country-Western music had the (more..)


ElectionsVote Actually, I have four wishes.  The wish I could have the new year as a genie granting wishes instead as a tyrant demanding follow-through with the new year’s resolutions.  Okay, let&rs(more..)


ElectionsVote In the next week, we will be celebrating the first Christmas.  But in this space today I would also like to call attention to the second Christmas. The second Christmas wasn’t celebrated a(more..)


ElectionsVote Here I am this holiday season, playing a veritable Santa Claus.  In fact, my own Holiday-themed Amazon Books that I have written are all priced now under $10, with one book priced fewer than thre(more..)