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Pension Reformers are not “The Enemy” of Public Safety

Pension Reformers are not “The Enemy” of Public Safety

By Ed Ring  . “You will find that powerful financial and investment institutions are the ones promoting the attacks on your pensions. Firms like Berkshire-Hathaway and the Koch brothers are backing political candidates and causes all over the country in the hopes of making this issue relevant and in the mainstream media. Why? Because if […]

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE: Being Frank

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE: Being Frank

By L. Neil Smith In an era when writers are discouraged from saying what they mean, this column will undoubtedly offend many individuals; if you don’t like seeing sacred cows ground to hamburger, I suggest you don’t read it. To begin, then: Just for the record, when private capitalism came into being, it was a […]

CA SB277 on vaccines moves toward disastrous passage

CA SB277 on vaccines moves toward disastrous passage

  By Jon Rappoport California Senate Bill 277 has passed through the Judiciary Committee, and needs another Committee’s rubber stamp before it arrives on the Senate floor for debate—and what looks like a ride into law. Governor Brown will sign the Bill. Brown has become a standard fool. He’s worn out. Whatever interesting ideas he […]

The private account of a movie star has been hacked – can that be good?

The private account of a movie star has been hacked – can that be good?

By: Gad Elkin, ask Cyber Security Manager at EMEA It seems more and more people are interested in securing their personal computers and private information. The reason for this is the constant flow of headlines regarding breaches in security that have the effect of making the public weary. The more notorious among these are the […]

FERGUSON – THE PLAY

FERGUSON – THE PLAY

By Michael Greer Last night FERGUSON – THE PLAY opened to controversy. Days before the opening five actors walked off because they objected to the play not supporting the “Hands Up, for sale Don’t Shoot” narrative. The next day three more actors walked. The trouble is this play is taken directly from the Michael Brown/Darren […]

Drought measures straddle CA-NV border

Drought measures straddle CA-NV border

By James Poulos . As Sierra Nevada snowpack hit record lows, pilule Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval unveiled a new drought commission, revealing that California’s extended water crisis had begun to alter political considerations across the border. But Sandoval sought to temper worries with his announcement, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal: “This is not California,” Sandoval said, adding that […]

Despite record tax haul, legislators pursue further increases

Despite record tax haul, legislators pursue further increases

By James Poulos . With a big tax surplus flowing into state coffers, California shattered records last year with a historic haul dwarfing those of other large states around the country. This year, meanwhile, legislators planned still further increases. Republished with permission by Cal Watchdog.com “During the 2013-14 fiscal year that ended last June,” the Sacramento Bee reported, “California […]

Let YourSelf See

Let YourSelf See

By Brynne Betz The market hummed with activity that morning. A lone piece of gravel crunched under my foot but I didn’t notice. My senses were too busy with the scent of sugar-fried dough, nurse the pleas of vendors, the vats of boiling grease, the kind warmth of my beloved Mexican sun. I bought a […]

Brown dumps green regulations to push water tunnel plan

Brown dumps green regulations to push water tunnel plan

By James Poulos Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration has decided to scrap a key environmental commitment and forge ahead with a controversial, mind costly plan to build two massive water tunnels under California’s San Joaquin River Delta region.   Republished with permission by Cal Watchdog.com . The unpalatable choice underscored both Brown’s resolve to see the project […]

Water board unveils steep CA cuts

Water board unveils steep CA cuts

By James Poulos As a closely-watched court ruling threw California’s tiered water pricing system into disarray, advice the Water Resources Control board made public its latest and harshest conservation targets for municipalities across the Golden State. Detailing the plan, order MarketWatch reported that “Angelenos must save another 16 percent for the year ahead, order the […]