Political Fix (17 October, 2019)

Should Visalia Allow Pot Dispensaries? I have been covering the grand reveal of Visalia’s Annual Opinion Poll for the last six years and it’s usually a love fest over how wonderful Visalia is. This year’s results presented by the Citizens Action Committee (CAC) during the October 7 city council work session were no different. The […]

3 October, 2019

Should President Trump be Impeached? The peaceful transfer of power through elections is the cornerstone of our democracy. If voters believe the president is doing a bad job or he has broken the law then he or she should face the will of the people in an election. But then there is that pesky document, […]

Political Fix (19 September, 2019)

Who will ValleyCrats vote for? The pool of Democratic presidential candidates is among the largest and most diverse in the history of primaries in the United States and this time California actually has a say who that nominee might be. Do you know who you are going to vote for on March 3? Though the […]

Political Fix (5 September, 2019)

Tripling Down on Trump I’m just going to say it. Trump is going to lose in 2020. No one is willing to say it out loud because of what happened in 2016. When the political pundits and polls predicted Hilary Clinton would win no one knew of the extent of Russian involvement in our election […]

Political Fix (15 August, 2019)

It’s Called Litigation Terrorism Keith Raniere founded the self-help group, Nxivm, in the 1990’s. The group ended up to be a cult that engaged in illegal activities and he is now sitting in a New York jail. That was the only thing that stopped his army of lawyers from suing former members of his group. […]

Political Fix (1 August, 2019)

Rich? Yes, Smart? No Everyone knows California is one of the largest economies in the world, rivaling England for fifth place. We are rich, trend setting, diverse, scenic, innovative and have a $30 billion or so surplus in our state’s general and rainy day fund. But as the saying goes, money doesn’t always buy happiness […]

Political Fix (4 July, 2019)

The Shakedown of Hanford Vice-Mayor John Draxler Part II – The Money Game On June 5 Hanford resident Skip Athey posted an article on facebook. The article had just been released by Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) an evangelical law group, concerning Hanford Vice Mayor John Draxler’s evicting a widow for her religious activities. I was […]

Political Fix (20 June, 2019)

The Shakedown of Hanford Vice-Mayor John Draxler In February an 85-year old Hanford resident of Windgate Village Apartments, Diana Martin, was allegedly evicted from her home of 14 years by Windgate owner Vice-Mayor of Hanford John Draxler. According to Ms. Martin’s lawyer, Mathew McReynolds of the Pacific Justice Institute (PJI), Ms. Martin was evicted by […]

Political Fix (6 June, 2019)

Turning Back the Blue Wave Republicans have set their sights on winning back the seven California congressional seats they lost in 2018 and sending President Donald Trump back to Washington in 2020. Congressional District 21, formerly held by David Valadao, is a primary target. Congress Member TJ Cox won the district by only 1000 votes […]