Major politicians both nationally and in California are talking as if changes in America’s immigration system are now inevitable, including a guest worker program and “amnesty,” the code name for allowing some kind of pathway for illegal immigrants eventually to become U.S. citizens.
Roundabouts in the Ranch We all realize that traffic creates safety issues, accidents, and risks to our residents, children and equestrian users when crossing the roadways, pollution and litter.Building roundabouts to improve traffic flow will result in more traffic and problems. As Director Callahan stated, “The easier you make it to come through the [...]
A response to Mr. Ralph Peck In that letter published Feb. 22, Mr. Peck opined that President Obama’s “actions have been to destroy the greatest nation on the face of the Earth.” So that, and his statement that he wanted to “fundamentally change” the country, should be determined to be an impeachable offense.
The old saw tells us that billionaires didn’t get rich by giving away money.But what about paying their fair share?In California today, we see at least two of the well-publicized super-rich trying hard not to pay sums that amount to pittances for them. One is Charles Munger Jr., attempting to get legal fees paid by [...]
The word “courage” doesn’t typically come to mind in relation to artists.
November was a month to remember — a time filled with major changes domestically and abroad. I’ll mention only a few examples of what’s happening abroad, though each event could be front and center in the 2012 presidential elections. Britain recalled its embassy staff from Iran, a nation that may soon have nuclear weapons. Russia [...]
Living on a gravel road in a rural Arkansas county with more cows than people, I have much to be thankful for on my favorite American holiday. Hence a Thanksgiving lesson in boondocks economics: Last week, I paid my hay man $2,200 for 55 round bales to see my cows and horses through the winter. [...]
Have you been shopping lately? Or maybe you’ve been protesting. ‘Tis the season! While I’m celebrating my freedom to shop and protest, I want to thank The Coast News for running this, my 10th editorial since 2009, when I began offering my musings on some of our societal addictions, like single-use plastic. We are fortunate [...]