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Assemblymen Wilk, Gorell and Senator Steve Knight vote Yes on SB140 – Gun Confiscation

By Nancy Tujetsch “You’re here to take my WHAT???!” … would’ve been my reaction to Michael Merritt’s encounter with the California Bureau of Firearms APPS division (and depending on the time of day, I might have followed with “Molon Labe!”).  “We’re here to take your guns” raids are to be expected in Third World dictatorial, tyrannical thug countries, but […]

Pension Reform Argument from Ventura County Taxpayer’s Association

Pension Reform Argument from Ventura County Taxpayer’s Association

From the Ventura County Tax Payer’s Association I recognize the difficult job that is done by public safety employees and would like to preserve good pensions for them, but those pensions have to be reasonable. We currently have a system where 84% of Ventura County retirees receiving six figure pensions actually receive pensions that are […]

Legislature Wakes Up to Pension Problem

Legislature Wakes Up to Pension Problem

. By Jon Coupal Is it possible that the California Legislature is finally coming to grips with the public employee pension crisis? We certainly hope so. For years, our political leadership has behaved more like ostriches with their heads buried in the sand regarding the many billions of dollars of “unfunded liabilities” in California’s pension […]

Hundreds of California Government Employees Are Paid Over $400,000 Per Year

Hundreds of California Government Employees Are Paid Over $400,000 Per Year

The following commentary was published on the Forbes magazine website on February 7, 2014: By Mark Bucher Imagine trying to run a business without knowing how much it cost you to provide health insurance or retirement benefits. Imagine if you didn’t even know how much each employee made. Ask any businessman or woman, and they […]

Homeschooling – The Spirit of ’76

Homeschooling – The Spirit of ’76

by Brian Kearsey Why do people homeschool? How do they homeschool? While the answers are as varied as the people who do it, they all have one common trait: the pioneering spirit that is America’s unique heritage. The revival of homeschooling is a return to the principles of individual liberty and responsibility that catapulted a […]

Opening day- Sochi

Opening day- Sochi

Cartoon    .   . ______________________________ Steve Bowers was a farm boy. He went to college. He studied Art. Then he worked in construction. Then he went to Law School. Then he worked for various sissy law firms, viagra 40mg which he did not like much.  He is a big guy and never liked kicking […]

California is Dam Dry and Damn Crazy

California is Dam Dry and Damn Crazy

Other States: Don’t Let Them Blow Up Your Dams and Reservoirs By Kirk MacKenize No photos do a better job than these in depicting the upcoming crisis CA faces. Despite California’s long history of droughts, people still want to blow up the dams & reservoirs. (editor’s note – See CJ article which discusses removal of […]

PLF’s Hobby Lobby brief reminds the Supreme Court: Corporations have First Amendment rights, too

PLF’s Hobby Lobby brief reminds the Supreme Court:  Corporations have First Amendment rights, too

Editorial Pacific Legal Foundation’s Hobby Lobby brief reminds the Supreme Court:  Corporations have First Amendment rights, too (re-posted with permission from Pacific Legal Foundation) Obamacare is in front of the U.S. Supreme Court again. On March 25, the justices will hear oral argument in a high-profile challenge by Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., and Conestoga Wood […]

The New Heroes: Reflections on the Super Bowl

The New Heroes: Reflections on the Super Bowl

By Daniel Gelman The era of mild public manners is over. It left the scene with the passing of Johnny Carson and Perry Como. Some of us miss it, but not enough of us to bring it back. The new America is “in your face, viagra 60mg ” and damn proud of it. The Super Bowl […]

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 […]