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Arnold Mann: It’s all in the translation

With input from a reputable language specialist who has assisted me in the past with quotes from George W. Bush and Dan Quayle, following are translations of some of the more common sayings uttered...

Lois Eisenberg: Deplorable new Trumpcare

Being an avid believer of affordable health care for one and all, I must say that the newly purposed “Trumpcare” is most damaging – not only to one’s health but to one’s self-esteem. The little...

Our View: Technology no excuse for evasion

A California Supreme Court ruling this month blocks city governments from using new technology as an excuse to hide from the demands of public accountability. The case was brought by a community activist, Ted Smith,...

David Hegg: Society’s denial of self-denial

Among ancients the greatest honor was given to those who, seeing the greater good of the greater number, chose valiantly to deny themselves certain rights and pleasures to improve those around them. But somewhere along...

Duane Smith: Don’t make America mediocre again

On Wednesday while driving a back, secluded mountain road in Santa Clarita, I observed something suspicious. Parked alongside the road was a man sitting on the edge of the highway with a small black...

Brian Baker: Naked judicial activism and overreach

This week, for a second time, a federal district judge – this time in Hawaii – issued an injunction against President Trump’s executive order restricting immigration from several specific countries. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson,...

Scott Wilk: Officer slain due to lax public safety policy

It’s becoming an epidemic. It seems almost each week another police officer is killed. The sound of bagpipes seems omnipresent as, one by one, the brave men and women who wake up each morning, don...

Betty Yee: State law misrepresented

I was disappointed to see The Signal misrepresent state law and legislation I am sponsoring to update our outreach options. When the unclaimed property law was enacted nearly 60 years ago, it made sense...

Steve Lunetta: My nose just can’t take it

Do you ever have one of those moments when you are sitting at your kitchen table in the morning with a nice cup of coffee and you read something that makes you gag and...

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