Bethel Church Embraces Socialism, Rakes in $1.7 Million in COVID Funding

It’s safe to say that Bethel senior leader Bill Johnson is no socialist. If he hadn’t done so earlier, the self-appointed local apostle and prophet made his opposition to liberté, égalité, fraternité publicly known in November 2016, in an opinion… Continue Reading


Rep. Doug LaMalfa and the Big Lie

It can’t be easy being California’s 1st Congressional District Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R). The cognitive dissonance alone must be intense, like tinnitus from attending too many Grateful Dead concerts. After almost two decades in public service, LaMalfa’s still best known… Continue Reading


Redding Civic Auditorium: ‘Quintessentially Brutalist’

Big, blocky and formed of concrete, Redding Civic Auditorium was unlike any other building to rise in Redding. The auditorium was a point of pride when it opened in 1970, holding the promise of conventions, performances and other events. “To… Continue Reading


California v Texas – Threats to the ACA and Its Financial and Human Cost as Seen in the North State

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), passed by a hair when the Democrats had control of all levels of the Federal Government, was the most impactful piece of healthcare legislation since the implementation of Medicare and Medicaid in the 1960s. Unfortunately,… Continue Reading