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Studies: Marijuana Should Be Legalized, Say Veterans And Physicians

Studies: Marijuana Should Be Legalized, Say Veterans And Physicians

LAO: No ‘fiscal cliff’ with end of Prop. 30 taxes

LAO: No ‘fiscal cliff’ with end of Prop. 30 taxes

Someone should come up with a T-shirt reading, “STAY CALM AND LET PROP. 30 END.” Maybe sell it and make a few bucks for ya. At least before taxes. California Legislative Analyst Mac Taylor’s recent “The 2015-16 Budget: California’s Fiscal Outlook” forecasts: “the end of the Proposition 30 PIT [personal income tax] rate increases will not […]

Video Claims SEIU Paid Members To Join Fast Food Protest

Video Claims SEIU Paid Members To Join Fast Food Protest

One Wrong Turn

One Wrong Turn

By Brynne Betz It wasn’t rainy or windy or even foggy. It wasn’t super sunny or super hot, either. It was just an average gray Pacific Northwest kind of day. No obvious reason for what he was about to do. He wasn’t tired. He had slept well the night before. He wasn’t even day dreaming […]

Vacancies trigger 2015 state Senate elections

Vacancies trigger 2015 state Senate elections

Republished with permission by Cal Watchdog.com. The Nov. 4 vote didn’t end this election cycle, but sparked a new round. Three sitting state senators won seats in the U.S. House of Representatives: Sens. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Walnut Creek; Steve Knight, R-Antelope Valley; and Mimi Walters, R-Irvine. They will resign their positions in the state Legislature sometime before Jan. 5 to take their places […]

Realignment worsens woes for CA county jails

Realignment worsens woes for CA county jails

Fast Food Workers Demand Minimum Wage Hike

Fast Food Workers Demand Minimum Wage Hike

A union-backed labor organization put on a nationwide protest of fast food workers to demand at $15 minimum wage Thursday.

Education programming 101: destroy logic

Education programming 101: destroy logic

        By Jon Rappoport Once upon a time, in medieval universities, new students enrolled in the Trivium. It was the foundation curriculum. It was required. Its parts were: grammar, logic, and rhetoric. Grammar: the interior construction of language. Logic: the valid and invalid connections in the course of a formal argument; the […]

As ranking member Congresswoman Brownley presided over hearing on VA Caregiver Program

As ranking member Congresswoman Brownley presided over hearing on VA Caregiver Program

On Wednesday, December 3rd,  Congresswoman Julia Brownley, the ranking member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health, presided over a hearing on the VA’s Caregiver Program. “As Ranking Member of the Health Subcommittee, I take seriously our responsibility to conduct oversight of Veterans Health Administration programs to ensure that they are working as intended: […]

A New Political Party

A New Political Party

By L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE I’ve been thinking hard, for a long time, that there ought to be a better way of doing politics, which, for me, consists of nothing more than reducing — ultimately to zero — the impact of government on my life. In the 43 years since […]