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Racism is just illogical

Aristotle, the ancient philosopher, is right on the money when he considers the nature of racism. A person's skin color is nothing but an accidental occurrence. » Read More
Posted: apr. 23, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Racism is just illogical Comments 0 Comments
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What it takes for final equality

In her letter Sunday in The Signal ("Pay inequality is not a myth of the liberal left") attempting to rebut Steve Lunetta's earlier column about pay inequality for wom... » Read More
Posted: apr. 22, 2014 2:00 a.m. | What it takes for final equality Comments 5 Comments
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Thanks to my guardian angel

Yes, I believe in angels, since I met one accidentally on Sierra Highway recently when my car hit a rock in the road. » Read More
Posted: apr. 22, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Thanks to my guardian angel Comments 6 Comments
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Pay inequality is not a myth of the liberal left

Leveling the playing field has been a struggle our country has mightily faced throughout history, but denying the existence of inequality creates an even larger hurdle... » Read More
Posted: apr. 20, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Pay inequality is not a myth of the liberal left Comments
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Electronic billboards are digital distractions

One certainly wonders what the great minds behind the idea of electronic signs along the freeways running through Santa Clarita are thinking. » Read More
Posted: apr. 20, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Electronic billboards are digital distractions Comments 8 Comments
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Connecting with the liberal mind

With regards to Linda McCaskill and Curt Scott's criticism of Rob Kerchner's claim to know what liberals are thinking, I guess I have to agree with them, because I oft... » Read More
Posted: apr. 17, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Connecting with the liberal mind Comments 16 Comments
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Apathy is alive and well in the SCV

I have always said, as my dad would say, "If you don't vote, then keep your mouth shut." » Read More
Posted: apr. 17, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Apathy is alive and well in the SCV Comments 8 Comments
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What about the car drivers in motorcycle accidents?

Robert Burton wants to ban motorcycles from public streets because of the many accidents and even fatalities involving motorcycles, and because he saw a rider riding o... » Read More
Posted: apr. 16, 2014 2:00 a.m. | What about the car drivers in motorcycle accidents? Comments 10 Comments
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Where’s the money going?

On a recent bus trip to a remote area of Mexico, we were asked to buy basic school supplies for a remote village school. » Read More
Posted: apr. 16, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Where’s the money going? Comments 8 Comments
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Equal pay and Obama credibility

On the heels of the "Lie of the Year" about keeping your own health care and the bogus numbers of Affordable Care » Read More
Posted: apr. 13, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Equal pay and Obama credibility Comments 48 Comments
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The smart votes on SB52 were from the Republicans

A recent letter-to-the editor ("We need more transparency in our elections," April 1 in The Signal) authored by a Democrat, chided Republicans in general and Assemblym... » Read More
Posted: apr. 13, 2014 2:00 a.m. | The smart votes on SB52 were from the Republicans  Comments 3 Comments
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Water cutbacks should be required of all

I seem to have been living in a bubble that was not transparent. As I have been hearing for the past few years, and more so recently, we, the state of California, have... » Read More
Posted: apr. 11, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Water cutbacks should be required of all Comments 15 Comments
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Faulty mind-reading

Kudos to Linda McCaskill's riposte ("Who gives the most to charity?" April 7 in The Signal) to Rob Kerchner's claim to know what "liberals" are thinking (Defining diff... » Read More
Posted: apr. 11, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Faulty mind-reading Comments 7 Comments
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Motorcycles are unsafe; get them off the road

Every week, it seems, a motorcyclist has been gravely injured, with death galore in many of the accidents. » Read More
Posted: apr. 11, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Motorcycles are unsafe; get them off the road Comments 18 Comments
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Open Letter to Hassan Rouhani, President of Iran

America is a peace loving country. America along with the United Nations supports human rights in all countries on the planet. The people of America are behind our pre... » Read More
Posted: apr. 09, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Open Letter to Hassan Rouhani, President of Iran Comments 12 Comments
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Proud to be an American

Proud, grateful and privileged to have voted by mail on Friday 4/4/14. » Read More
Posted: apr. 09, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Proud to be an American Comments 31 Comments
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Who gives the most to charity: conservatives or liberals?

The Letter to the Editor by Rob Kerchner (Defining difference) in the March 27 Signal is both unjustified and prejudicial. Unless Mr. Kerchner has telepathic powers,... » Read More
Posted: apr. 07, 2014 2:34 p.m. | Updated: apr. 07, 2014 2:34 p.m. | Who gives the most to charity: conservatives or liberals? Comments 29 Comments
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Those political signs

In regards to the political signs, I feel they are equivalent to graffiti. They are a complete eyesore and a possible safety hazard. Why are they even allowed? » Read More
Posted: apr. 07, 2014 2:33 p.m. | Updated: apr. 07, 2014 2:33 p.m. | Those political signs Comments 3 Comments
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PAID CANDIDATE ENDORSEMENT LETTER: Alan Ferdman for City Council

The Santa Clarita City Council election of 2012, in hindsight, was a transitional election. » Read More
Posted: apr. 06, 2014 2:00 a.m. | PAID CANDIDATE ENDORSEMENT LETTER: Alan Ferdman for City Council  Comments
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No Weste, Young Man

I have carefully considered the endorsement of Laurene Weste by the The Signal's Editorial Board published on March 16, 2014, and I feel stongly that it must be challe... » Read More
Posted: apr. 06, 2014 2:00 a.m. | No Weste, Young Man Comments 0 Comments
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PAID CANDIDATE ENDORSEMENT LETTER:Support for Gloria Mercado Fortine

On April 8, citizens of Santa Clarita will have the opportunity to elect Gloria Mercado Fortine to our city council. I have known Gloria and members of her family for ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 06, 2014 2:00 a.m. | PAID CANDIDATE ENDORSEMENT LETTER:Support for Gloria Mercado Fortine  Comments
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PAID CANDIDATE ENDORSEMENT LETTER: Marsha McLean, Always Available to Citizens

Unlike many cities in California, Santa Clarita is in great shape with a balanced budget and a 17% reserve. We maintain a reserve to be used in emergencies such as ear... » Read More
Posted: apr. 06, 2014 2:00 a.m. | PAID CANDIDATE ENDORSEMENT LETTER: Marsha McLean, Always Available to Citizens Comments
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‘Noah’ — it’s just a movie

People (of SCV and others), get over it. "Noah" is a film. A Hollywood film. » Read More
Posted: apr. 02, 2014 2:00 a.m. | ‘Noah’ — it’s just a movie Comments 67 Comments
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Electronic billboard rush to judgment

In the "Our View" editorial on Sunday, March 30, The Signal editorial board questioned the city's reason for rushing for a final vote on the electronic billboard issue... » Read More
Posted: apr. 02, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Electronic billboard rush to judgment Comments 9 Comments
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Why red-light cameras here?

It seems to me that if any city would need to have red-light cameras set up, it would be Los Angeles. » Read More
Posted: apr. 02, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Why red-light cameras here? Comments 5 Comments
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Don’t be taken in by Iran’s false diplomacy

Iran is a theocracy, which means it is led by its religious leaders. The Iranian people are a religious people. » Read More
Posted: apr. 01, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Don’t be taken in by Iran’s false diplomacy Comments 12 Comments
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We need more transparency in our elections

So sad to see another state legislator, Leland Yee, accused of criminal political corruption. » Read More
Posted: apr. 01, 2014 2:00 a.m. | We need more transparency in our elections Comments 28 Comments
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PAID CANDIDATE ENDORSEMENT LETTER: The Need for New Blood on the City Council

To clear up any confusion, let me began by saying that I personally paid for this letter of endorsement to be published. It is a somewhat unusual policy to have to pay... » Read More
Posted: mar. 30, 2014 2:00 a.m. | PAID CANDIDATE ENDORSEMENT LETTER: The Need for New Blood on the City Council Comments
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Defining difference

When a conservative sees a product or service he likes overseas, he often thinks, "Someone needs to start a business and bring that to my area. Hey, maybe I could star... » Read More
Posted: mar. 27, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Defining difference Comments 27 Comments
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Consumers, take charge of the billboard issue

I fail to see what all the billboard hullabaloo is about. It's obvious these vast slabs of advertising are a visual blight. » Read More
Posted: mar. 27, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Consumers, take charge of the billboard issue Comments 10 Comments
 

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