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California has a water problem – Democrats are hoarding!

California has a huge problem with drought. It hasn’t rained and the snow pack is down and their water supplies are at all time lows. The most interesting part the story is that there’s a water bank called the Kern Water Bank. It’s a huge reservoir that sits under Paramount Farms, a huge agribusiness that […]

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Proposed California Ballot Measure Supports Cartels

California’s political class has an insatiable appetite for directing the daily lives of Californians, for growing government, and for increasing tax revenue. The Legislature and the activist interest groups, who are mostly funded with tax dollars, are worse than heroin or crack cocaine addicts when it comes to their addiction to ordinary citizens’ money. Over […]

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At war for the nation one city at a time: San Jose

On Monday we highlighted the steps San Bernardino, CA is taking to get out from under the iron thumb of union contracts that have forced the city into bankruptcy. Today we’re going to look at San Jose. Public employee pensions have put San Jose on the ropes. Their Democratic mayor and city council took the […]

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Choosing to Fail

Productivity and potential spurned. These are the fruits of the greens.

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The upcoming Rick Perry media narrative: “He’s not compassionate”

As Rick Perry approaches front runner status among the Republican Presidential candidates, the mainstream media will surely begin to develop a narrative designed to damage Perry’s credibility and cast doubt on his record as governor of Texas.  My colleague Rodney Graves has already explored the truth behind the “high” 8.2% unemployment rate in Texas.  And […]

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Unexpectedly!

Unexpectedly!

It seems that California governor Jerry Brown is leaving no stone unturned in his search for new revenue to plug the state’s enormous budget deficit.  But he might have really…

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Some thoughts about judicial activism

The recent kerfuffle over California's Proposition 8 "gay marriage ban" and its recent overturning by a Federal appeals court got me thinking about the concept of judicial activism. It is…

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California: Worker's Paradise

California: Worker's Paradise

Today's national unemployment data unexpectedly rose to 9.9%. Meanwhile, the "green jobs" powerhouse known as of Kaleefornia provides a glimpse into the future with 12.6% unemployment and a uncontrollable budget…

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The Dysfuntion of California's Death Row

Do you think prison is hard for those on Death Row? If you answered "yes," than you are not thinking of inmates in California. Prisoners sentenced to death in California…

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A Rare Moment of Political Honesty

A Rare Moment of Political Honesty

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has a message for Tom Ammiano and the California Assembly: Heh. Hat Tip: Ace of Spades…

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"Day Without A Gay"

If you are trying to figure out what a workplace boycott has to do with marriage, well join the club. Outside of being a rather curious conversation starter, this event will probably accomplish little that is substantive, because regardless of the actual outcome it will automatically be hailed by gay rights activists as a triumphant success.

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“Day Without A Gay”

If you are trying to figure out what a workplace boycott has to do with marriage, well join the club. Outside of being a rather curious conversation starter, this event will probably accomplish little that is substantive, because regardless of the actual outcome it will automatically be hailed by gay rights activists as a triumphant success.

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California burning

Full coverage of the wildfires, including maps, striking photos, and regular updates from Bruce Henderson at And Still I Persist. Thoughts and prayers for the residents and the firefighters and…

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