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Welcome to Corruptifornia

Welcome to Corruptifornia

By Jon Coupal Hey, New Jersey and Chicago, you’ve got nothing on California. For several years, the Golden State has tried to be number one among all states in tax burden — and, of course, we are very close to that prize. But now we seem to be striving for a new number one title: […]

Try engaging, not alarming voters on pensions

Try engaging, not alarming voters on pensions

By David Grau and Dick Thomson     There’s no single reason why Ventura County should reform its system of pensions and obligations to public employees. There are 100 million reasons. That’s because the county is spending $100 million more in 2014 to pay for pensions than just 10 years ago. That $100 million could […]

Public Sector Pensions are eating taxpayers alive

Public Sector Pensions are eating taxpayers alive

Public-sector pensions are eating taxpayers alive from Jeff Jacoby at the Boston Globe SOME OF my best friends, to coin a phrase, are lifetime government employees. When they stop working, their pensions will put them among the highest-earning retirees in the country. On a personal level, I’m glad my friends’ retirement will be so comfortable. […]

Financial Meltdown for Dummies

Financial Meltdown for Dummies

. . By Michael Greer Practically every day someone on twitter tries to convince me that evil “Big Business”, “Wall Street”, “capitalism” or “bankers” caused the financial meltdown Obama “inherited”. I’m told that if I support any of these things, I, myself, must be evil, selfish, stupid, and some other things I can’t put into […]

Saving the Sacramento River Delta the smart way

Saving the Sacramento River Delta the smart way

 

Yee suspended from CA Senate- part of a much bigger problem?

Yee suspended from CA Senate- part of a much bigger problem?

By George Miller Foremost CA gun control advocate elected official charged with illegal firearms trafficking, corruption, bribery. Stunning. Often, lately, truth is stranger than fiction. Recently, we reported the fall of Chinese-born Senator Leland Yee, who was, by the way, the leading advocate for “gun control” in the California legislature, pushing bans of “assault weapons” […]

Vladimir Putin Takes Center Stage

Vladimir Putin Takes Center Stage

  By Gregory J. Welborn Predator vs. Alien was one of those movies that only the diehards really could appreciate.  I don’t know if it’s become a cult classic, story but in the entertainment world, site that’s where it’s stuck.  In the real world, we have our own version of the movie:  Putin vs. Obama.  […]

Thoughts on Core Curriculum and loving to learn

Thoughts on Core Curriculum and loving to learn

  . .. . By Stuart Kline First, I believe everyone knows how to educate, the politician and even poorly educated persons. For teaching isn’t a Priesthood or even an especially difficult endeavor. It’s in our very nature. As we make children, we educate them to our ability – if only the established bureaucracy doesn’t […]

California’s Gas Tax Nightmare

California’s Gas Tax Nightmare

  . . . By George Runner California taxpayers don’t have to fall sleep to have a nightmare. They experience one each and every day when they encounter a costly, confusing and constantly-changing tax system. Unfortunately, most efforts to change this system only make matters worse. Take the gas tax, for instance. California consumers currently […]

City of Ventura to become proactive in Code Enforcement

City of Ventura to become proactive in Code Enforcement

. . . . By Camille Harris Ventura: The recently held enforcement “workshop” on March 24th did not lend itself to discuss or even consider solutions put forward by the public as had been expected. The decision had already been made for code enforcement to return to proactive enforcement. It was similar to a regular […]