HH is on the November ballot. It is a 20-year long, 1% sales tax increase with many negative financial impacts to both our residents and businesses. If passed by Fountain Valley’s voters, they will increase their city’s sales tax to 9%. Continue reading
Libertarian Party of Orange County Voter Guide
2016 Presidential Election
While Gary Johnson/William Weld have their faults, they follow the libertarian philosophy much more than Hillary Clinton, Jill Stein, or Donald Trump. This election is an opportunity for us to show Americans that there is another option besides Republicans and Democrats, and to set the stage for 2020.
Verdict: Gary Johnson/William Weld
Orange County voters received their absentee ballots this week. So it is time to vote!
Here our our recommendations for the California State Ballot Measures: Continue reading
State Senator John Moorlach has announced his recommendations for the many ballot measures that we will be voting on in the upcoming November 2016 General Election.
Here are Moorlach’s picks: Continue reading
As you may know, the Fountain Valley City Council is trying to raise the sales tax in their city, via Measure HH, which is on the ballot this November.
Recently a Fountain Valley resident posed a question on the official Fountain Valley Facebook page asking why the page was promoting Measure HH – a very good question indeed. The resident also wondered why the person who was posting as the City of Fountain Valley apparently was posting from Indian Wells, CA. He wondered if perhaps this was a city employee posting at a cushy resort. Good question!
The city’s response was amazing. They wrote: Continue reading
By O.C. Supervisor Todd Spitzer
Under our current broken system, it takes more than 20 years from conviction to execution. Inmates on death row are far more likely to die of natural causes than by execution. Since our death penalty was reinstated in 1978 more than 900 murderers have been sentenced to death in California. These are not merely murders. These are the worst of the worst. Killings where the victim was tortured first: 126, child victims: 173, and murders of police officers: 44. Only 13 have been executed and none in over ten years, since 2006. With only 747 currently on death row, that means about 200 have died while awaiting their execution. I was a witness in the last execution at San Quintin, California in 2008. I went as a witness to personally experience a lawfully ordered termination of life. Continue reading