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CA gas tax jumps 10 cents in January

CA gas tax jumps 10 cents in January

Police Officers Targeted Across The Country

Police Officers Targeted Across The Country

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Landlord fined big time for sexual harassment of tenant

Landlord fined big time for sexual harassment of tenant

By Jennifer Felten The court has held that a landlord’s sexual harassment of a tenant effectively denied the tenant housing in violation of the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Unruh Civil Rights Act. The tenant had leased a bedroom in the landlord’s three bedroom apartment for a year. Within a week of the […]

The whole truth about California’s employment picture

The whole truth about California’s employment picture

News on the economy appears good with new national numbers on economic growth released and polls measuring the attitudes about the job market ticking up. However, in California some troubling job numbers don’t get the attention they deserve. While quarterly economic growth numbers showed the fastest growth rate in a decade and a recent Gallup […]

The economy is not recovering–Get prepared

The economy is not recovering–Get prepared

By: Devvy Kidd To look at data being released by the Lying Machine out in Washington, DC., specifically minions who work for the criminal impostor in the Red House (formerly known as the White House), one would think happy days are here again! I know it’s tiresome and depressing to constantly read how bad things […]

Protect Your Magic

Protect Your Magic

By Brynne Betz “Did you remember the cupcakes?” said my best friend Sandy, twirling her braids and chewing her day old gum. “Yep,” I said, proud of myself for not accidentally-on-purpose forgetting and then gobbling them up like a belly-happy beast. “And what’d ye tell your mom?” “That we were looking for four leaf clovers. […]

Farmworkers and the New Civil Rights Struggle – Decertification of Bad Unions

Farmworkers and the New Civil Rights Struggle – Decertification of Bad Unions

Summary: It’s a basic civil right: the ability of union members to get rid of a union if it no longer serves its members effectively. Today, that right is being denied to a group of farmworkers in California by officials who refuse to count the votes the workers cast in a decertification election. That denial […]

Abolish the Second Amendment: We don’t need it

Abolish the Second Amendment: We don’t need it

By Servando Gonzalez The right of the people to keep and arm bears shall not be infringed. —Bumper sticker in New Mexico. I think that the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution should be abolished, particularly the part that says, “The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” Why […]

Tens Of Thousands Of Troops Deserting, Army Barely Prosecutes

Tens Of Thousands Of Troops Deserting, Army Barely Prosecutes

Republished with permission–The Daily Caller Foundation: http://dailycallernewsfoundation.org/ . Tens of thousands of soldiers have deserted the Army after long, drawn out deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan in dangerous conditions, but the military has prosecuted just under 2,000 cases, Military.com reports. Over 20,000 soldiers have dropped out from the ranks since 2006, but only 1,900 cases have […]

CA small biz hit with health care hikes

CA small biz hit with health care hikes

By James Poulos  . Republished with permission by Cal Watchdog.com . It wasn’t supposed to be like this. Proposition 45 on the Nov. 4 ballot would have given the California insurance commissioner the power to limit health-insurance rate increases. It lost. Opponents, including officials at Covered California, assured voters adequate price controls would be negotiated by the […]