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Editorial: They Want to Double the Car Tax

Editorial: They Want to Double the Car Tax

    Stop Sign of the Times By Jon Coupal Many Californians may not have noticed, but their wallets just avoided getting hit by a speeding car tax. Last month, the Attorney General cleared a measure entitled the “California Road Repairs Act of 2014” to begin collecting signatures for placement on the November ballot. Backed […]

What Congress Did While You Were Talking About the State of the Union

What Congress Did While You Were Talking About the State of the Union

By Amy Payne January 30, 2014 at 6:30 am Cartoon by Glenn Foden Congress is very fond of two things: throwing a bunch of stuff into one bill and rushing bills through while Americans are focused on other news. While people were talking about the State of the Union, they’ve done it again with the […]

Ask your questions, raise your concerns- NOT at this townhall

Ask your questions, raise your concerns- NOT at this townhall

By Michael Greer   I’ve been to dozens of Townhalls in the last few months and none of them were organized by Republicans. So, I was pleased when I saw that the Republicans were having a Townhall.   My understanding of Townhalls is that they provide an opportunity for our Representatives to inform constituents of […]

Many Millions are Awakening, but Big Brother Continues to Advance

Many Millions are Awakening, but Big Brother Continues to Advance

According to this article in USA Today, as an example of Big Brother in the Classroom, the NY State Education Department has received over $40 million in federal and state grants to track its subjects “from preschool to college to the workforce and, potentially, throughout their lives.” By the end of 2015, the data should […]

Do We Need More State Workers?

Do We Need More State Workers?

By Jon Coupal Government employee union leaders are grinning from ear to ear. Governor Brown wants to hire an additional 1,600 employees and jettison some state contracts with private sector workers. It’s been said that all government work should be subjected to the “Yellow Pages test.” If a service provider can be found in the […]

Calpensions identifies poster child for pension reform initiative

Calpensions identifies poster child for pension reform initiative

Backers of an initiative that would give new Ventura County employees a 401(k)-style plan, rather than a pension, sometimes mention a lawsuit filed last fall by a former sheriff. Bob Brooks, whose salary as Ventura County sheriff was $227,600 a year when he retired in January 2011, received an annual pension of $283,000. He filed […]

Libertarian Businessman Says Goodbye to California with the New Year

Libertarian Businessman Says Goodbye to California with the New Year

By Scott Shackford   Libertarian businessman and park privatization advocate Warren Meyer is celebrating the new year by getting the heck out of California, like so many other businesses. He posted the many reasons why it’s so hard to do business in the Golden State, particularly in Ventura County, on his blog. Here’s a sampling of some of […]

Yet Another B.rad S.herman Townhall

Yet Another B.rad S.herman Townhall

Viewpoint/Event Report By Michael Greer Brad Sherman’s Next Career – Stand-up Comedian? Representative Brad Sherman thinks he’s funny. He has a perpetual grin on his face and he always tries to make jokes during his townhalls. I have worked for managers of comedians such as Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, David Letterman, Dana Carvey, and Martin Short, […]

January 22, 1973 another U.S. day of Infamy……

January 22, 1973 another U.S. day of Infamy……

By Celeste Greig Once again the liberal pro-abort, order anti-woman, malady anti-family will be celebrating the destruction of human life, and the pro-child, pro-life, pro-woman and pro-family will be praying to end the slaughtering from the abortion mills of innocent pre-born babies, who have been denied the right to life since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled with Roe v. […]

Undermining Prop 13: State Set to Drive Out Business

Undermining Prop 13: State Set to Drive Out Business

By Jon Coupal A handful of far-left, Bay Area activists think they have come up with a clever plan to chip away at Proposition 13. Specifically, they are attempting to persuade local school boards and city councils to pass resolutions in support of removing Prop 13 protections for business property. While “resolutions” are not laws, […]