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Thursday, July 19, 2018
Originally Published Here This comes to us from the No Good Deed Goes Unpunished Department. Your city government in recent years has been taking the homelessness issue quite seriously, as outlined in the guest commentary we’re publishing today from Mayor Pro...
Originally Published Here Let’s establish this: We can universally agree that it’s awful when children are separated from their parents. It was awful when it happened to more than 2,200 children in the past couple of months, separated from their parents...
I think that we can all agree that the safety and well-being of residents in any community should stand above politics. Yet, that is not always the case. Take for example the topic of cell phone reception and adding...
From the mountains of Korea to the deserts of Iraq our military men and women have gone above and beyond to protect the values we hold so dear to us in this great nation. California has seen more combat fatalities...
Benjamin Franklin once opined that “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” He may have been right, and nowhere in this world is that more true than right here in the State...
Are you okay with a registered sex offender living down the street from your family? What about if the cell phone coverage in your community is spotty? Would it bother you if there was a need to call the...
Memorial Day holiday weekend traditionally marks the beginning of summer for most people. It means barbeques, travel, going to the beach, etc. It is a three day weekend that many try to extend to four days by taking Friday...
Let’s make this clear: the United States military is the strongest and most capable fighting force in the world. Since the end of the Cold War, we have enjoyed uncontested military supremacy over our rivals, along with the diplomatic...
By Larry Sand orginally published California Policy Center High school graduation rates have traditionally been a barometer of student success, as well as a measure of the quality of school systems. The members of California’s education establishment have been high-fiving...
By Kevin McCarthy, Steve Knight, Ed Royce, Mimi Walter, and Tom McClintock originally published in Orange County Register Reading the news and watching television, one gets the impression that our Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is stealing from the poor...
connectingRIGHT – Meet Matt Funicello – January 7, 2018 Check out this special 2018 kick-off episode of connectingRIGHT to learn all about Dave’s new co-host Matt Funicello. Find out all about this Marine veteran and former Los Angeles County Sheriff deputy. [youtube...
The end of the year is upon us and we thought it would be a good time to review Santa Clarita's leadership in Sacramento. In the chart below, we outline how each of the representatives for Santa Clarita was...
connectingRIGHT – Bill Reynolds – December 17, 2017 On this special Christmas Episode of connectingRIGHT, Matthew Funicello sits in for Dave Goss to help welcome local Vietnam veteran and fixture of the Santa Clarita veterans community, Bill Reynolds. Up next you can listen...
Candidate Brian Caforio for CA25 took to SCVNews to discuss how the internet as we know it will soon be a thing of the past, with the FCC commissioners set to vote on repealing the 2015 net neutrality rule...
By. HANK BERRIEN On Thursday, the Employment Policies Institute (EPI) released a new study by Drs. David Macpherson of Trinity University and William Even of Miami University that estimated California will lose 400,000 jobs by the time the $15 minimum...
connectingRIGHT – Mayor Camerons Smyth; Special Announcement – December 10, 2017 Tune in to this special episode of connectingRIGHT to hear from Santa Clarita Mayor, Cameron Smyth. Find out about some of the ongoing and exciting upcoming projects hitting the Santa Clarita...
Connecting Right – Addressing The Communities Concerns W/ Joe Messina – December 3, 2017 Check out this weeks episode of connectingRIGHT where Sean and Dave have controversial Hart School District President and conservative radio host Joe Messina in the studio to...
With the first hurdle to overhaul our country’s tax code overcome by the passage of the “Tax Cut and Jobs Act,” it’s time again to hear pundits begin their shouting matches, and inform the public if the sky is...

Taxes are local

Taxes affect everyone, or let’s say they should affect everyone. It’s the price we pay for living in the best country on the planet.  Having said that, the kerfuffle enters when it comes to how much is to be...
By. Lenore Skenazy & Jonathan Haidt for Reason.com One day last year, a citizen on a prairie path in the Chicago suburb of Elmhurst came upon a teen boy chopping wood. Not a body. Just some already-fallen branches. Nonetheless, the...
By Larry Sand for California Policy Center Janus v AFSCME is due to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court early in 2018, with a decision announced in June. If the lawsuit is successful, no teacher or any public employee...
Connecting Right – SCV Emergency Now/ SCV: Helicopters, Lights & Sirens! W/ Ray Smith, Brian Slocombe – November 12, 2017 Tune in to this weeks episode of connectingRIGHT to hear from a couple of the people behind one of the...
There’s nothing more I loathe in this world than that large green duffel bag. The duffel bag that is standard military issued, that fits every piece of clothing inhabited by your husband- the bag that symbolizes so many goodbyes....
By. A. Barton Hinkle Political experts have cited many reasons for Democrat Ralph Northam's huge win in Tuesday's elections. Credit has gone to the state's changing demographics. And to high voter turnout. And to loathing for Donald Trump, which helped...
My name is Angela Bennett, and I have the honor of serving as the President, CEO of the SCV Pregnancy Center. We have been serving Santa Clarita families for over 30 years with comprehensive counseling services while providing relevant...
by Ed Ring originally publisher at California Policy Center Nobody argues that California’s roads need huge upgrades. But the solution didn’t require the $0.12 per gallon tax hike that goes into effect today. The root cause of these neglected roads...
By Sam Han and Will Swaim Home caregivers serving Medicaid patients in California are being shortchanged and, chances are they don’t even know it. Medicaid pays for elderly and disabled individuals who need support with activities of daily living to receive...
In February of 2020, my husband is set to retire from the United States Navy. Big changes, transitioning to civilian life, and income are real stressors to us, and other military families around the world. Many military families I...
By. AWR Hawkins At the end of the latest legislation session Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed a bill removing mandatory enhanced sentencing for criminals who use guns in the commission of their crimes. He did this at the same time that...
By. Patrick McGreevy Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law Saturday that will remove the rights of school administrators to decide whether employees with concealed weapon permits can bring guns on campus. State law already prohibited civilians who are not school workers from bringing firearms onto campuses, but...
We are all bombarded daily with images of war, natural disasters, terrorist’s attacks, and deplorable individual behavior. The images of devastation in Puerto Rico and Texas from the recent hurricanes are heartbreaking. The bombings in the Middle East and...
Recently, The Signal published an OpEd piece from a member of the far left, Anthony Breznican, calling for "Common Sense" gun control in the wake of the deadly attack in Las Vegas.  Breznican is not alone in for calling...
In the spirit of full disclosure, I have to say I don't like Colin Kaepernick, frankly, I have never liked Colin Kaepernick even before he started sitting on his rump during the National Anthem. Am I salty because Kaepernick...
Santa Clarita is full of colorful characters but few are more colorful than David “Cigar Dave” Barlavi, who is known for two things: one is his selfie with a cigar hanging out of his mouth and two is being...
You will be hard pressed to find anyone who has not been affected in some manner by the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas. As with any such horrific event, the call for support, compassion, and aid for those...
Immigration: It should not be a complicated matter, but leave it to politics to make it so especially after being allowed to uncontrollably flourish. Enter DACA. It was inherently muddy from the start considering the slapdash, albeit temporary, Executive Order...
By. Ben Shapiro On Tuesday, Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro absolutely tore apart Jimmy Kimmel's emotion-laden monologue on Monday night in which a tearful Kimmel ripped the GOP for not enacting harsher gun control laws as well as those who...
We’ve all heard the story since we were kids: following the American Revolution, our Founding Fathers guaranteed the right to freedom of speech and religion to protect American citizens from an oppressive government. To protect the citizens’ freedom of expression,...
By Leah Libresco Leah Libresco is a statistician and former newswriter at FiveThirtyEight, a data journalism site. She is the author of “Arriving at Amen.” Before I started researching gun deaths, gun-control policy used to frustrate me. I wished the National...
Everyone and their uncle has put their two cents in about this NFL situation, so I figured I'd put mine in as well. I am a Marine Combat Veteran. I have served my country and made significant sacrifices for...
By. Orange County Register Editorial Board One in five Californians live in poverty, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau report. Using the Supplemental Poverty Measure, which accounts for regional cost-of-living, the average poverty rate in California from 2014 through 2016...

Never Kneel

As the National Anthem commences, we as military families across the United States of America immediately move our attention to the flag and pay our respects. It is cultural on every level of being American; as cultural as reciting...
By Brendie Heter of BrendieHeter.com Fiscal responsibility, advocating low taxes, reduced government spending, and minimal debt.   These are the 4 pillars of being a “Conservative” in The United States today. As conservatives…we want our taxes managed well, every dollar accounted...
Under current law, active duty service members are able to maintain one state of residency for tax purposes, even if they are stationed outside of that state. Congressmen Rob Wittman and Darrell Issa introduced a legislation that is aimed...
By. Dan Walters / CALmatters It’s time for liberal Californians – and that appears to be most of us – to take a chill pill. Their bitter disdain for President Donald Trump – and by extension everyone who voted for him,...
Melissa Melendez says she will seek to replace Chad Mayes as Assembly Republican leader By Patrick McGreevy Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez said Thursday she will seek to replace Chad Mayes as Assembly Republican leader when the Legislature returns from summer recess Monday. Melendez said Mayes'...
Wilk urges Californians to weigh-in during public comment period Sacramento – Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, today submitted a letter to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) during a public comment period regarding proposed regulations(link is external)...
By Julie Cart and Laurel Rosenhall Against the sparkling backdrop of sailboats bobbing on San Francisco Bay, Gov. Jerry Brown last month signed a bill extending California’s cap-and-trade program, assuring that the most high-profile piece of the state’s fight against...
California has some of the highest taxes, if not the highest taxes, in the country. And they are soon set to go much higher with the poorly considered and newly imposed gas tax. What kind of state do we...
According to TIME, Republicans in the U.S. Senate have a 'big problem' with 'insurgent' candidates challenging their establishment (GOPe) candidates. Tuesday, President Trump gave his full endorsement to Alabama's GOPe favorite, Luther Strange, over House Freedom Caucus member Mo Brooks. And...

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