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The FAA’s proposed drone legislation: the return of the nanny-state

The FAA’s proposed drone legislation: the return of the nanny-state

 by Guri Arad  After months of waiting, sale the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) finally issued its official draft proposal for new ’drone rules’, ed designed to regulate the use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), or remote operated vehicles. Whilst tech companies had hoped the FAA might adopt a softer line, thereby enabling them to feature […]

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE: “Gun Control” Is Illegal

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE: “Gun Control” Is Illegal

By L.Neil Smith Before we begin this let me warn you that I am not a lawyer. My principal qualifications in the context that follows are that I know a lot about history, and I can read. I’ve also spent a lot of time on state and national platform committees, to the extent that the […]

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE: Spooky Action At A Distance

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE: Spooky Action At A Distance

By L.Neil Smith Suppose that you were a primitive inhabitant of a desert island in the Pacific Ocean, and that, from time to time, you saw, far away on the blue horizon, the outline of what we would refer to as luxury cruisers. As Thomas Hobbes might have told you, if you’d been listening, if […]

CA Supreme Court curbs Jessica’s Law

CA Supreme Court curbs Jessica’s Law

by James Poulos . In a closely-watched San Diego case, the California Supreme Court dealt a blow to Jessica’s Law. Officially called Proposition 83, it was passed in 2006 by 71 percent of state voters ready for strict limits on where registered sex offenders could live. It was supported by then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and former New York City Mayor […]

Study: No Shortage Of Free-Market Alternatives To Obamacare

Study: No Shortage Of Free-Market Alternatives To Obamacare

By Peter Fricke . As the Supreme Court considers whether to restrict Obamacare subsidies, doctor a new report seeks to refute the false perception that conservatives have not offered any credible alternatives. Republished with permission–The Daily Caller Foundation: http://dailycallernewsfoundation.org/ The Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments Wednesday in the case of King v. Burwell, which […]

Anti-GMO group can’t get labeling bill introduced

Anti-GMO group can’t get labeling bill introduced

by Chris Reed . The perception that California is a world leader in far-reaching environmental laws has never been true when it comes to GMOs — genetically modified organisms, for sale usually crops that have been altered and the food products they end up in. Republished with permission by Cal Watchdog.com The European Union has […]

Supreme Court could throw redistricting back to Legislature

Supreme Court could throw redistricting back to Legislature

by John Seiler , there California’s redistricting reforms could be revoked by the U.S. Supreme Court for congressional races in a case involving similar reforms in Arizona. State legislative races would not be affected, only races for the U.S. House of Representatives. Republished with permission by Cal Watchdog.com Proposition 11, the 2008 initiative voters passed, […]

Innovative Face Recognition technology

Innovative Face Recognition technology

By Avi Yariv In this day and age of highly advanced crimes on the one hand, online and intensifying terrorism on the other, diagnosis the sense among intelligence service, law enforcement authorities and security experts, is that “the flood gates have opened”. For these security professionals, the greatest challenge nowadays is not obtaining the data, […]

The Case Which Could End Obamacare Subsidies For Millions

The Case Which Could End Obamacare Subsidies For Millions

By Connor D. Wolf . Union leaders and supporters are preparing to rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday to oppose a case which could end ObamaCare tax credits for residents in 34 states. Republished with permission–The Daily Caller Foundation: http://dailycallernewsfoundation.org/ The Supreme Court case, viagra sale King v. Burwell, is part of […]

Solar power causing problems with electricity grid

Solar power causing problems with electricity grid

by John Seiler   One theme CalWatchdog.com has covered is how solar power can cause problems to the state’s existing electricity grid. An investigation a year ago found: Republished with permission by Cal Watchdog.com An emerging problem with California’s new green power grid is the need to ramp up enough conventional power each day because of two […]