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California’s Land and Water Wars–The Green Agenda to Destroy Your Property Rights

California’s Land and Water Wars–The Green Agenda to Destroy Your Property Rights

. . . By Michael Greer American Freedom Alliance’s conference, held at the Olympic Connection, was so full of information most of us don’t have, and desperately need, in order to form intelligent decisions about the direction of our country, it takes some time to process it all. The Conference started with a panel that […]

National Day of Prayer at VC Government Center

National Day of Prayer at VC Government Center

By George Miller A National Day of Prayer ceremony was held by the fountain at the Ventura County Government Center in Ventura on May 1st  at lunch time. Event coordinators were Fawn and Joey Parish of Saticoy Church. There were 14 presentations scheduled, including a mime troupe, but over 20 pastors showed up and all […]

What Difference Does It Make?

What Difference Does It Make?

By Gregory Welborn

Terrorists cannot govern … or deliver health care

Terrorists cannot govern … or deliver health care

By Steve Bowers   Whaaaa?

My Fair Share

My Fair Share

By L. Neil Smith I can’t remember how it started, but I got into a “discussion” the other day with a fellow I’ve wanted to know better for quite a while, a member of the Fort Collins theatrical community presently working with us in _1776_. He’s interesting, unusual, and pretty obviously intelligent. At some point, […]

Is Sacramento playing favorites with tax credits?

Is Sacramento playing favorites with tax credits?

By Jon Coupal Just two months ago this column criticized Sacramento for subsidizing those politically connected companies that are part of the “in” crowd with millions in tax credits while maintaining high taxes on less glamorous industries. Auto maker Tesla has recently been “gifted” $35 million in this fashion and both Democratic and Republican lawmakers […]

California legislature wants 47% corporate tax increase & cap on CEO pay

California legislature wants 47% corporate tax increase & cap on CEO pay

By George Miller Yeah, you read that right. The state that passed the largest tax increase in history not so long ago, now wants to increase the corporate tax rate by …. 47%. This would apply to the same corporations already running for the exits, or they may be trying to find them if they […]

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Our greetings and salutations to all of our readers of Mexican ancestry, shop who appear to be in the thousands. We join you in celebrating this joyous day, El Día de la Batalla de Puebla (English: The Day of the Battle of Puebla), a commemoration of the victory of the Mexican army over the French army at the […]

Thick as a brick

Thick as a brick

By L. Neil Smith There are humorous and sad stories within the libertarian movement about Ayn Rand, who was apparently unable to distinguish between the essential elements of her philosophy, and her own personal, passing enthusiasms. At one point, I’ve been told, Rand rather foolishly proclaimed that the only form of dancing truly consistent with […]

Share The Wealth Or Get Out Of Town

Share The Wealth Or Get Out Of Town

With the first GNP growth clocking in at a whopping 0.1%, check the jury’s still out on the national economic recovery.  As an economist by early training, I personally believe the U.S. will continue to plod along in a forward direction.  There won’t be a double-dip recession at the national level.  But that same economic […]