Peter Cavanaugh

Peter Cavanaugh

I’m voting yes on L

Years ago a friend of mine who was a very successful life insurance salesman commented that over his career he had never heard a widow complain about the amount of money her husband had spent on the premiums for his life insurance policy.

Peter Cavanaugh

‘Kakistocracy’

While things got wild and wooly for our Fifth District Congressman Tom McClintock - requiring a heavy police escort leaving his town hall meeting in Roseville Feb. 4 - things were quite different that same day here in Oakhurst at Denny’s.

Peter Cavanaugh

Dog catches bus

“They’re like the dog that caught the bus. They don’t know what to do about Obamacare.” – Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York), Jan. 4, 2017.

Peter Cavanaugh

President Putin

“There are no nations. There is no America. There is no democracy. There is only IBM, and ITT, and AT&T, and DuPont, Dow, Union Carbide, and Exxon. Those are the nations of the world today.” – Paddy Chayefsky – “Network” (1976)

Peter Cavanaugh

“Hamiliton”

When Donald Trump said that President Obama destroyed jobs he was lying. The 4.6% national unemployment rate reported last Friday (12/2/16) is the lowest recorded in the last nine years.

Peter Cavanaugh

Goodbye Medicare

At the risk of appearing unduly self-aggrandizing, perhaps even petulantly annoying, please allow me to repeat an observation originally expressed on April 2, 2015.

Peter Cavanaugh

Life on Pluto

He unraveled. Back in the day, folks would say he had a “nervous breakdown.” Yet it is difficult not characterizing FBI Director James Comey as being other than a self-righteous, supercilious, sanctimonious fool.

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Apartment complex in Oakhurst floods

An apartment complex on River Park Road in Oakhurst, located on a portion of Fresno River known as China Creek, was flooded out on its lower level on Tuesday, Feb. 7.
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Apartment complex in Oakhurst floods 1:17

Apartment complex in Oakhurst floods

Yurt floats away in Fresno River flooding 0:53

Yurt floats away in Fresno River flooding

Most babies should be exposed to peanuts earlier, according to new guidelines 1:39

Most babies should be exposed to peanuts earlier, according to new guidelines

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Female cat owners benefit most from stress-reducing effect of a pet