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Babylon Bee.  How to Be a Perfect Christian: Your Comprehensive Guide to Flawless Spiritual Living. Sisters, OR: Multnomah, May 1st, 2018. 208 pp.

4 out of 5

Purchase: Amazon

If you are a Christian and have been on various social media for any length of time you probably are familiar with the Babylon Bee, a Christian satire website comparable to The Onion.  In fact I think they are better than The Onion.  Apparently they have put out this book titled How to Be a Perfect Christian with the subtitle “Your Comprehensive Guide to Flawless Spiritual Living.”  Like their website the book itself is straight satire against unbiblical Christianity and also the quirky side of American cultural Christianity.

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From the Election Forum Website.

Ratings:

Every candidate is considered after thorough research; we also have a questionnaire for candidates to complete.

  • thumb upthumb upthumb up : Strongest endorsement for values voters
  • thumb upthumb up : Above average
  • thumb up : Better than opponent, vote represents “lesser of two evils”
  • No Endorsement: We either oppose the candidates or have found no reason to support a candidate. If you don’t vote for a candidate or issue, all your other votes still count.

City

Member, City Council; City of Bell GardensClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites(3 Elected)

  • Sergio Infanzon
  • Daniel Crespo
  • Yvette Silva thumb up
  • Jazmina Saavedra thumb up
  • Jose J. Mendoza thumb up
  • Priscilla Flores

Member, City Council; City of El MonteClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

  • Norma Macias
  • Frank Amezcua thumb up
  • Juventino “J” Gomez thumb up

Member, City Council; City of Hermosa BeachClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites(3 Elected)

  • Carolyn Petty thumb upthumb up
  • Jeff Duclos
  • Nanette Barragan
  • Greg Savelli
  • John Bowler
  • H. S. Fangary
  • Patrick “Kit” Bobko thumb upthumb upthumb up

Council Member; City of LomitaClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites(3 Elected)

  • James Thompson thumb upthumb up
  • Mark Waronek
  • Dave Albert
  • James Gazeley
  • Ben Traina thumb upthumb up
  • Cynthia Segawa

Member, City Council; City of Pico RiveraClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites(2 Elected)

  • David W. Armenta
  • Gustavo Camacho
  • Adrian L. Diaz thumb up

Member, City Council; City of Rancho Palos VerdesClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites(2 Elected)

  • Anthony Misetich thumb upthumb up (I suggest Anthony over Ken)
  • Brian Campbell thumb upthumb upthumb up
  • Ken Dyda thumb upthumb up

Member, City Council; City of Rolling Hills EstatesClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites(2 Elected)

  • Clark Davis thumb upthumb up
  • Cat Spydell
  • Steve Zuckerman
  • Britt Huff thumb up

Member, City Council; City of South PasadenaClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites(2 Elected)

  • Philip C. Putnam thumb up
  • Alan Reynolds thumb up
  • Diana Mahmud
  • Michael A. Cacciotti

 

School

Governing Board Member; ABC Unified School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)

  • Olympia Chen
  • Daniel Fierro
  • Soo Y. Yoo thumb upthumb upthumb up
  • Ethan L. Robinson
  • Lynda Johnson

Governing Board Member; Antelope Valley Community College DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites(3 Elected)

  • Betty J. Wienke thumb up
  • Barbara E. Gaines
  • Steve D. Buffalo thumb up
  • Michael R. Adams thumb up
  • Richard S. Balogh

Governing Board Member; Antelope Valley Joint Union High School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites(3 Elected)

  • Barbara Willibrand thumb up
  • R. Michael Dutton
  • James T. “Jim” Lott thumb up
  • Paul O. Scott
  • Dana F. Coleman
  • John Hutak

Governing Board Member; Culver City Unified School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites(3 Elected)

  • Robert Zirgulis thumb up
  • Claudia Vizcarra
  • Kathy Paspalis
  • Karlo Silbiger
  • Steven Mark Levin
  • Susanne Robins thumb up
  • Vernon L. Taylor thumb up

Governing Board Member; El Camino Community College District; Trustee Area 2Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

  • John Vargas thumb up
  • Nilo Michelin

Governing Board Member; El Camino Community College District; Trustee Area 5Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

  • G. Rick Marshall thumb upthumb upthumb up
  • Cliff Numark
  • Aria Shafiee

Governing Board Member; El Rancho Unified School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites(3 Elected)

  • Rachel D. Canchola thumb up
  • Joe Rivera
  • Aurora R. Villon
  • Fernando Centeno thumb up
  • Jose Lara thumb up
  • Magdalena “Maggie” Cardenas

Governing Board Member; Garvey Elementary School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites(3 Elected)

  • John Yuen thumb up
  • Maureen Chin
  • Ronald Trabanino
  • Antonio “Tony” Ramos thumb up
  • Bob Bruesch

Governing Board Member; Lancaster School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)

  • William “Bill” Buck
  • Keith Giles thumb up
  • Diane V. Grooms thumb up
  • Chris Grado thumb up
  • John Michael Rosario
  • Sandy Price

Governing Board Member; Palmdale School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)

  • Joyce Ricks
  • Sandy Corrales
  • Carol A. Stanford
  • Jeffrey E. Ferrin
  • Nancy K. Smith thumb up
  • Michelle D. Whitaker
  • Jeffrey D. Moffatt
  • Don F. Wilson thumb up
  • Stacy Fournier
  • David Markov
  • Juan Carrillo

Governing Board Member; San Gabriel Unified School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites(3 Elected)

  • Maribel Arreola-Gonzalez
  • Ken K. Tcheng thumb up
  • Gary Thomas Scott thumb up
  • Philip Hu

Governing Board Member; Torrance Unified School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)

  • John Paul Tabakian thumb upthumb up
  • Michael Patrick Wermers thumb up
  • Martha Deutsch
  • Mark Steffen

Governing Board Member; West Covina Unified School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)

  • Mike Spence thumb up thumb up thumb up
  • Dibbie Touhey thumb up thumb up
  • Karen Ambrust thumb up thumb up

 

Local Measures

NO –  Measure A Four-Year Term for Mayor — City of Hawthorne (Ordinance – Majority Approval Required)
Shall the directly elected mayor for the City of Hawthorne serve a four-year term of office rather than a two-year term of office, so that all members of the City Council of the City of Hawthorne serve four-year terms of office, effective for the 2015 election?
NO – Measure B Postmidnight Business Hours — City of Hermosa Beach(Ordinance – Majority Approval Required)
Shall an ordinance be adopted to incrementally, over a five-year period, reduce the postmidnight operating hours of specified businesses in the downtown area of Hermosa Beach?
NO –  Measure S Oil Extraction Tax — City of Santa Fe Springs (Ordinance – Majority Approval Required)
Shall Ordinance No. 1044, which would increase the oil barrel tax charged to operators of oil wells in the City from $.20 per barrel to an amount ranging from a minimum of $.41 to a maximum of $.52 per barrel, be adopted?
YES – Measure W Formation of a Wiseburn Unified School District — Proposed Wiseburn Unified School District
         (Ordinance – Majority Approval Required)
Shall the Wiseburn School District be reorganized to form the Wiseburn Unified School District from part of the territory formerly covered by the Centinela Valley Union High School District?
NO –  Measure EM Extension of Mayoral Term to Four Years — City of El Monte (Ordinance – Majority Approval Required)
Shall the term of office for the elected office of Mayor be extended from two (2) years to four (4) years, commencing with the 2015 General Municipal Election cycle?
NO –  Measure GG Temporary Essential City Services Preservation Measure — City of El Monte
         (Ordinance – Majority Approval Required)
To preserve and stabilize funding for essential public services such as keeping the City’s four fire stations open; maintaining staffing levels for emergency response police services; street lighting and repair; senior services; and youth parks programs and to build the City’s “rainy day” general fund reserves, shall the City’s existing one half of one percent (1/2%) transactions and use tax be extended for five years?
YES – Measure RM Rotating Mayor Measure — City of El Monte (Ordinance – Majority Approval Required)
Shall the City Council be reorganized to replace the current structure of one elected Mayor serving a two-year term and four elected Council Members serving staggered four-year terms with a structure composed of five elected City Council Members who will share the title of Mayor on a rotating basis subject to voter approved procedures for accomplishing the rotation?

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