A top hospital executive says drug ads drive up healthcare costs and contribute to the opioid crisis and should be banned from television.
Opinion Category Archive
On Thursday I attended a meeting of the Mayors of South County and it included Irvine as well. Our mission was to find a way to handle the large numbers of homeless people that were allowed to accumulate in central Orange County and for whom the federal court now ordered the County to find shelter.
We have neither the money nor the authority to launch bombs when we suspect someone has done something wrong overseas.
The membership of the Veterans In Politics International has no tolerance for bias reporters.
Now, more than ever, we are living in a political environment dominated by divergent beliefs regarding how we should treat each other as human beings, or in other words, who is “deserving” of support and who is not.
Let’s get straight to the big news. For the first time in the brief, if glorious, history of the Littwin Official Unofficial #C02018 gov rankings, we have a new leader.
There are globalist elements that actively seek to push American into a civil war in order to call for United Nations “peacekeeping” intervention
Irvine for Everyone (I4E) is a growing movement and group of Irvine residents/voters who are in support of the creation of the full spectrum of housing in Irvine.
In the midst of the longest run of self-inflicted wounds known to man, Donald Trump caught a huge break.
Stormy Daniels was verbally threatened by the Green Goblin from Spiderman
On January 20, 2018, Las Vegas Review columnist and proud liberal attack dog Jane Ann Morrison wrote in a Sunday prime time column a hit piece about U.S. Marine Veteran and Veteran activist, Steve Sanson, claiming the Veteran’s advocacy group he leads, Veterans in Politics International, was a “For Profit” organization. After Sanson demanded a correction, and even after Morrison admitted the error, she refused to run the correction for some 2 weeks. She finally ran the retraction on February 5, 2018 in the back section of the Monday newspaper.
Because they are just as fake as each other, and one was not able to out-fake the other with their Russia/Trump conspiracy theories, Washington Post and The New York Times have shared a Pulitzer prize.
About 100 miles south of here there is a line. People born on the north side of that line enjoy enormous advantages—economic, educational, political, and otherwise.
It was a huge week here at the Littwin Official Unofficial gov rankings shop. Stapleton’s gigantic blunder. Tancredo’s surprise endorsement. Coffman’s sudden jeopardy.
Author David Daley explains how political gerrymandering stifles democracy and why Pa. is ‘ground zero’
We tend to think voters choose politicians. But what if politicians actually pick their voters?
The entire world knows it’s a false flag
Since it was formed last December, the big-name panel exploring a potential Denver bid to host the Winter Olympic Games has met mostly behind closed doors.
As Jimmy Breslin wrote of the stumbling 1962 Mets, I write of the blundering 2018 Colorado Republican Party: Can’t anyone here play this game?
In the 1960’s Republican political strategist Kevin Phillips proposed what became known as the “Southern Strategy.”
In 1988, voters in San Diego approved a change to the city charter that required all City Council members to be elected from within their home districts during the primary, rather than compete citywide.
As Mark Zuckerberg prepares to testify on Capitol Hill, the question on most lawmakers’ minds will be the company’s abuse of data privacy. But there’s another issue of growing concern to voters — Facebook’s new determination to manipulate the flow of news and political information to its users.
With his Sunday tweet that Bashar Assad, “Animal Assad,” ordered a gas attack on Syrian civilians, and Vladimir Putin was morally complicit in the atrocity, President Donald Trump just painted himself and us into a corner.
I admit it: I have enjoyed quite a few Facebook games and quizzes. And recently, I found out that in my quest to discover whether I am conscientious, open-minded, an extrovert or neurotic, I may have also compromised my personal data and that of all of my Facebook friends.
Some credit the line to the great A.J. Liebling, others to the maybe even greater H.L. Mencken, but in either case it’s undeniably true: “Freedom of the press is limited to those who own one.”
As a general contractor and owner of an architecture firm, I know the importance of the relationship between a business owner and his or her attorney.
Progressives sincerely concerned about protecting minorities from oppressive gov’t should join libertarians and constitutional conservatives
Net Neutrality is a left-wing control scheme that grants Google and Facebook monopoly power over what you read and watch
The “Affordable Care Act” isn’t really affordable and Net Neutrality isn’t about the government remaining ‘neutral’ with its regulatory regime.
Do you recall the many times you were in some kind of trouble and somehow got through it?
We’ve got a drug problem.
The big story in the gov race is probably not going to change anything, but it’s the best we can do here at the Littwin Unofficial Official governor rankings for this week’s just-waiting-for-the-assemblies-to-finally-get-here edition.
Women have been rising in the ranks of political activism in recent years, and 2018 is a record year for the sheer number of women running for office.
Second-grade students at North Carolina magnet school given “white privilege” handout as outraged parents fume
Eight-year-olds attending Hunter Magnet Elementary were sent home one day last month with a handout teaching them about “white privilege” in what appears to be the latest effort to sow permanent division among future generations of Americans.
Thousands of Liberians came to the United States running away from not one, but two civil wars that killed 250,000 people and displaced close to one million.
News broke this week that the Environmental Protection Agency, led by climate change denier Scott Pruitt, has begun the process of undoing car pollution standards that have been cutting toxins from the air and saving money for consumers.
If you don’t remember the bad old days — you know, like last year — the Colorado Senate is here to remind us how sexual harassment used to be handled before the #MeToo movement.
California has an “assault weapons” ban and firearm confiscation orders, but neither control prevented the Tuesday attack at YouTube’s San Bruno headquarters.
With 5G, the ultimate goal is: every device in every home that uses energy will be “its own computer,” and the planetary grid will connect ALL these devices to a monitoring and regulating Energy Authority.
The latest left-wing intolerance: Museum curators of African art no longer allowed to be white people… regardless of their knowledge
More anti-white racism is on gross display across social media after the Brooklyn Museum in New York recently decided to hire two qualified people with light skin to be the head curators of its African art collection.
According to anyone who understands English, Justice Scalia (in District of Columbia v. Heller) was absolutely, positively wrong! … Not only is Justice Scalia’s English wrong, his history is wrong as well.
Connecticut school coordinator arrested after announcing desire to “execute every white man” in a murderous ethnic purge … is this South Africa?
The American Left is feeling less restrained by the day to behave in a civil manner befitting a superpower, and if taken to its natural progression will someday lead our country down a self-destructive path no one should really want.
Guns and Babies and Other Relevant Topics
Sanctuary cities and counties have measurably lower crime rates and stronger economies than their non-sanctuary counterparts.
Should the County-owned land in Irvine, across from the Great Park, be used to provide temporary housing shelter for those experiencing homelessness?
The Board of Supervisors votes on Tuesday to join the Trump Administration’s lawsuit against the State of California over the California Values Act, the so-called “sanctuary state” law.
As far as I can tell, there are two scenarios for the Randy Baumgardner saga. Either Friday is the deadline for Baumgardner to resign from the state Senate. Or it isn’t.
Strange things happen in East and Central Europe that get little mention from media outlets. Two heads of state, the PMs of Slovenia and Slovakia, resigned almost simultaneously.
As Sheriff of Orange County, it will be my sworn duty to uphold the Constitution of the United States, first and foremost.