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California cuts taxes, restores 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th Amendments.

California cuts taxes, restores 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th Amendments.

“It’s time to take our cause to the people,” said the Governor, who in his first term supported a major tax increase but since then has been urging the State Legislature, without success, to make tax cuts. “Californians pay higher taxes than workers in any other Western state and we have one of the highest income […]

Planned Parenthood Donated to California AGs Behind Investigation of Videomakers

Planned Parenthood Donated to California AGs Behind Investigation of Videomakers

by DR. SUSAN BERRY Planned Parenthood has donated to the campaigns of the two California attorneys general who ordered investigations into the undercover journalists whose work led to allegations the abortion giant profits from the sale of the body parts of babies aborted in its clinics. The allegations led to multiple congressional investigations. Ultimately, the Senate […]

Jon Coupal: Taxpayer Assault on Horizon

Jon Coupal: Taxpayer Assault on Horizon

By Sheryl Hamlin Fresh from a roadside phone interview with NPR radio about Governor Brown’s proposed $54 billion tax increase, Jon Coupal, veteran tax warrior and head of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association (HJTA), breezed in to keynote the Ventura County Taxpayers Association meeting on Thursday, March 30 in Oxnard. $54 Billion Tax Increase THIS […]

California seeks fourth federal disaster declaration

By James Poulos Still reeling from a wild weather season, California chalked up a fourth request for federal disaster aid, as Gov. Jerry Brown lodged the request en route to Washington earlier this month. “Putting the price tag of California’s brutal winter storms at $569 million, Gov. Jerry Brown asked President Trump […] for a fourth federal disaster […]

CA Controller Publishes Golden State’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

CA Controller Publishes Golden State’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

State Controller Betty T. Yee today issued the state’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2016, showing that California ended the 2015-16 fiscal year with General Fund revenues of $117.6 billion, a 0.7 percent increase ($796 million) compared to the prior year. Personal income tax and sales and […]

Center for Medical Progress Statements on Charges filed by California AG against Journalists Planned Parenthood’s Alleged Selling of Baby Body Parts

Center for Medical Progress Statements on Charges filed by California AG against Journalists Planned Parenthood’s Alleged Selling of Baby Body Parts

CMP STATEMENT ON UNCONSTITUTIONAL GAG ORDER AGAINST PLANNED PARENTHOOD VIDEO RELEASE The gag order against the release of CMP’s footage of Planned Parenthood leadership discussing criminal conduct at National Abortion Federation Meetings is an attack on the First Amendment and an attack on the constitutional separation of powers. These videos are now unquestionably information the […]

Pension Crisis Too Big for Markets to Ignore

Pension Crisis Too Big for Markets to Ignore

By Danielle DiMartino Booth . In late 2006, Aaron Krowne, a computer scientist and mathematician, started a website that documented the real-time destruction of the subprime mortgage lending industry. The Mortgage Lender Implode-O-Meter caught on like wildfire with financial market voyeurs, regularly reaching 100,000 visitors. West Coast lenders, some may recall, were the first to fall […]

Meet Devin Nunes – man at center of snooping storm

Meet Devin Nunes – man at center of snooping storm

Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif. You’ve seen Rep. Devin Nunes all over the news lately. The California Republican who chairs the House Intelligence Committee has been on camera revealing that members of the intelligence community “incidentally” collected communications from Trump’s transition team. That would have been while Barack Obama still was in the Oval Office, and […]

California lawmakers propose relief for criminal juveniles

California lawmakers propose relief for criminal juveniles

By James Poulos In a fresh bid to reform California’s criminal justice system, Sacramento lawmakers have begun to advance several bills, many aimed at softening juvenile punishment. “Democratic state senators Holly Mitchell of Los Angeles and Ricardo Lara of Bell Gardens are proposing four bills intended to keep more youthful offenders out of the criminal justice system,” as […]

Why Are We Waging War on Coyotes?

Why Are We Waging War on Coyotes?

How did coyotes become public enemy No. 1? These resilient, intelligent survivors should garner our respect and admiration, but instead they’re targeted and killed in hideous ways. Coyotes are a fundamental part of our urban environment—they’re our neighbors, really—and, like sparrows and raccoons, can be found everywhere in North America, including trying to survive, despite […]