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CA Regulators Extend Lifeline To Obama-Backed Solar Plant — Won’t Say How Much It’ll Cost Ratepayers

CA Regulators Extend Lifeline To Obama-Backed Solar Plant — Won’t Say How Much It’ll Cost Ratepayers

California regulators gave a massive federally-supported solar thermal power plant more time to ramp up the amount of energy it produces, but won’t disclose how much the deal will cost taxpayers. The solar plant will now have until the end of July to comply with a power purchase agreement it has with the utility Pacific…

Another warning sign: Subprime Auto Delinquencies Soar Past Crisis Levels, Now Highest In 20 Years

Another warning sign: Subprime Auto Delinquencies Soar Past Crisis Levels, Now Highest In 20 Years

Submitted by Tyler Durden on 03/18/2016 17:06 -0400 On Thursday night, we brought you a first-hand account of what’s really going on in subprime auto. According to a reader who works in the industry, the securitization machine may be grinding to a halt for deals that are stuffed with loans to borrowers with low (or no) […]

With Release of Budget Plan, House Conservatives Push For Steeper Cuts

With Release of Budget Plan, House Conservatives Push For Steeper Cuts

Editor’s note: Interesting that this hasn’t come out in “mainstream media” that  a significant alternative has been proposed to both the Democrat and Republican official budget versions, which aren’t all that far apart. It is difficult to understand why a group comprising an overwhelming majority of House Republicans doesn’t have more influence on the budget. By Josh […]

Free Online Tools Help California Working Families File Taxes, Earn Cash Back from New CalEITC

Free Online Tools Help California Working Families File Taxes, Earn Cash Back from New CalEITC

Hundreds of Millions of Dollars Now Available for Working Families and Individuals SACRAMENTO, symptoms March 17, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — CalEITC4Me, a public-private campaign to get the word out to more than 600,000 eligible Californians about the new State earned income tax credit (CalEITC) program, has introduced online tools that make it easy for working families […]

California’s 172 delegates now coveted

California’s 172 delegates now coveted

LOS ANGELES — California Republicans are about to experience an event many of them have never seen — a primary that could determine a presidential nomination. Because Donald Trump lost Ohio’s primary on Tuesday night, ceding the state’s 66 delegates to its governor, John Kasich, the race to claim the 1,237 delegates needed to clinch […]

Merrick Garland has ‘very liberal view of gun rights’

Merrick Garland has ‘very liberal view of gun rights’

The conservative Judicial Crisis Network, which plans to spend at least $2 million on an advertising campaign to oppose Judge Merrick Garland’s nomination, says the nominee “has a very liberal view of gun rights.” JCN chief counsel Carrie Severino said in a blog post that Judge Merrick’s record on the bench since 1997 “leads to […]

Super Tuesday 3 big winners are Clinton and Trump- 3-15-16

Super Tuesday 3 big winners are Clinton and Trump- 3-15-16

By George Miller Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump continue to lead commandingly. Clinton was not slowed down that much by scandals nor Trump by his controversial words. Republicans: Kasich had a big win in his “winner take all” home state of Ohio.  However, Trump had a much bigger win of 99 delegates in the winner take-all […]

Rubio Ends Campaign After Trump Florida Victory

Rubio Ends Campaign After Trump Florida Victory

Presidential GOP candidate Donald Trump is on track to win Florida’s 99 delegates in Tuesday’s winner-take-all presidential primary. That leaves Trump’s rival Sen. Marco Rubio with few delegates and an embarrassing loss in his home state. Though the Despite the loss — and having no path to winning the Republican presidential nomination outright — Rubio […]

Trump Has Big Lead in New California Poll

By James C. Lacey, March 13, 2016 Editor’s note: Of course, that is just for Republicans. Democrats far outpoll GOP candidates in CA. But the significance is that Trump is now far ahead in the race for GOP convention delegates. In a new poll on the eve of two crucial primary votes in Ohio and Florida, […]

Ash Carter approves final strategy for women in military combat roles

Ash Carter approves final strategy for women in military combat roles

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter approved Thursday final plans from military service branches and the U.S. Special Operations Command to open up all combat jobs to women, medicine and authorized the military to begin integrating female combat soldiers “right away.” All of the services submitted their plan to integrate women into combat roles by Jan. 1 […]