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EPA Workers' Union Responds to Scott Pruitt Confirmation

J. David Cox Sr., national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, which represents more than 9,000 employees at the Environmental Protection Agency, today issued the following...

 

Hillary Clinton is Running for President Again, Says Former Bush Speechwriter Matt Latimer

She'll be 73 in 2020; a year younger than Bernie Sanders is today. She has millions of diehard fanatical fans who love her. The former First Lady has never deviated from a messianic conviction, that...

 

General Keith Kellogg Named Acting Natl. Security Advisor as Mike Flynn Resigns

Former General Michael Flynn "Couldn't be 100% certain he hadn't discussed the lifting of sanctions with the Russian Ambassador to the US." So as a consequence, Flynn has resigned as National Security...

 

California Drought Ends, But Controlling Santa Monica Refuses to End Restrictions

Sierra Nevada snow drifts are at a drought-busting 173 percent of average, with the most snow recorded since 1995, California water managers said Thursday. State water managers poked rods into drifts...

 

As 9th Circuit Hears Appeal, LAX Protests Continue to Decry the So-called "Muslim Travel Ban"

Sat, Feb 4th at Los Angeles International Airport, opponents and backers of President Trump's travel ban exercised their first amendment rights flanked by a team of LA's finest. Even though Federal Ju...

 

Catholic and Evangelical Leaders Object to EPA Nominee

More than 70 Catholic and Evangelical leaders, backed by nearly 500 pro-life Christians from across the country, have written an open letter to President-elect Trump asking him to withdraw the...

 

Evangelical Leaders Send Letter to Trump Condemning Muslim Ban

A group of Evaqngelical Christian leaders sent a letter to Donald trump on Sunday, January 29, requesting that he allow refugee families resume movement into the United States immediately. They point...

 

Spineless Animal Page on Wikipedia Includes Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan

House Speaker Paul Ryan did not stand up to President Donald Trump on his recent ban of immigrants from 7 majority Moslem countries. As an apparent consequence, he was listed on Wikipedia's...

 

City Approves $141,000,000 City Hall Annex,

On Tuesday, the Santa Monica City Council unanimously approved a 50,000-square-foot project that will cost $141 million, including finance costs. The excuse given for the extremely high cost...

 

President Obama's Parting Letter to the American People

President Obama penned an emotional letter to the public, published Thursday, in which he thanks us for allowing him to serve as our president, and promises to be with us as American moves into the...

 

Obama's Approval Ratings Highest on Record since First Year in Office

As President Obama passed the torch to President-elect Trump, The Harris Poll took a final look at America's feelings towards his time in office. For the first time since August 2009, just over half...

 

Astonishing Figure: City will spend $141,000,000 to build a 50,000 sft building.

Dear Friends and Neighbors, I am writing about my upcoming, January 24th, City Council appeal hearing of the $86 million that is about to be spent on an annex to the backside of the Santa Monica City...

 

Small City to Erect The Most Expensive Public Building in World History

• Proposed building "massing" overhangs the historic City Hall building on the south side as it will project all the way to the sidewalk and disturbs the historically significant streetscape view...

 

Former Santa Monica Observer Intern Wrote Donald Trump's Inauguration Speech

In 2001, a Santa Monica High School student named Stephen Miller walked into my office at the Santa Monica Observer, and asked if he could write opinion pieces for the Santa Monica Observer. That kids...

 

Women's March Weekend: Atria Books Makes Seven Books Available For Complimentary Download

Atria Books announced today that it will make seven titles available for free download to everyone in the continental U.S. from Friday, January 20, through Sunday, January 22, in recognition of the...

 

Donald Trump Receives Policy Statement from National Council of Churches

BEFORE THE OATH OF OFFICE IS TAKEN Statement By Major Christian Organizations on President-Elect Trump's Policy Agenda and Political Appointments Washington, D.C., January 6, 2017-As our nation...

 

In a Populist Inaugural Speech, President Donald Trump Promises to Put "America First."

"Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans and people of the world, thank you. We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a grea...

 

Utah Congressman Rob Bishop Wins Rubber Dodo Award

The Center for Biological Diversity has given Utah Congressman Rob Bishop its annual Rubber Dodo award. The statue is awarded each year to the person or group who has most aggressively sought to...

 

Ivanka Trump Moves to DC to Take a Quasi First Lady Role, Says CS Monitor

Donald Trump is not the only member of the Trump organization who starts a new job on Friday. Ivanka Trump has stepped down from her post at the Trump Organization, the Christian Science Monitor...

 

Purple Line Between Wilshire/La Cienega and Century City Gets Funded

Metro will receive nearly $1.6 billion in Federal grants and loans to build the Purple Line Extension to Beverly Hills and Century City. The U.S. Department of Transportation is committing nearly...

 
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Tiffany Trump to Sing "I'm Like a Bird" at Pres. Donald Trump's Inauguration

Donald Trump's daughter Tiffany will fill in the gap at her father's presidential inauguration, after several mainstream Hollywood acts passed on the opportunity to perform in front of 63,000,000 TV...

 

Terrorism Expert Malcolm Nance Explains How the Russians Stole the Election

In a book published one month before the election, New York Times bestselling author Malcolm Nance not only identifies the hackers as Russian but digs deep into the biggest political scandal since...

 

Joseph Lawrence Selected as Interim Santa Monica City Attorney

The City Council has chosen Assistant City Attorney Joseph Lawrence to serve as Interim City Attorney after the retirement of Marsha Jones Moutrie last month. Joe has been with the City Attorney's Off...

 
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Text of Meryl Streep's Speech at the Golden Globes; Trump's Response

Meryl Streep gave an intensely political speech tonight at the Golden Globe awards, where she received the Cecile B. Demille lifetime achievement award. Donald Trump dismissed her speech, noting that...

 

"#HOLLYWEED" isn't the only sign that Marijuana will be legalized in 2017, and not just in California

As American's awoke to the 2017 Rose Parade in Pasadena and the "HOLLYWEED" sign decorating the Hollywood Hills, it was apparent to all that 2017 is the year Marijuana will be legalized. The...

 

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