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Voters REJECT Gas Tax Hike, Don’t Care About Benefits

Voters REJECT Gas Tax Hike, Don’t Care About Benefits

A new poll shows that more than two-thirds of American voters oppose any increase in the federal gas tax, even if the proceeds would be spent on infrastructure projects. Republished with permission–The Daily Caller Foundation: http://dailycallernewsfoundation.org/ The poll was conducted by Freedom Partners, a nonpartisan free-market advocacy organization, and asked respondents to evaluate statements incorporating the primary arguments […]

A Valentine Note: To find the meaning of love when death pays a visit

A Valentine Note: To find the meaning of love when death pays a visit

By Armando Vazquez In the past few months, with increasing severity, I have been living in a suffocating, very real world of asphyxiation.  I cannot catch my breath.  In this ever darkening place I had to come to terms with my life long struggle with love. I am 65 years old and I am dying. […]

Why Not Love . . .More?

Why Not Love . . .More?

POLITICALLY INCORRECT ZONE: The Lawless Driver’s License

POLITICALLY INCORRECT ZONE: The Lawless Driver’s License

A Game of Thrones: Royal Succession in Saudi Arabia

A Game of Thrones: Royal Succession in Saudi Arabia

The guidelines for Saudi Arabian royal succession were formulated on the basis of principles bequeathed by Ibn Saud and the monarchy’s unique needs, circumstances, and political structure. These arrangements, first and foremost the transfer of power among members of the same generation, may have had a positive effect on the monarchy’s stability over the years, […]

Want budget stability? Property taxes may be the answer

Want budget stability? Property taxes may be the answer

By Anthony York Could making our state budget more dependent on property tax revenues be the key to eliminating the roller-coaster budgets of the last two decades? Since the early 1990s, we’ve lived through the boom and bust cycles of the California budget. Today, we are more dependent than ever on personal income taxes. And […]

Physical education settlement gives slacking CA schools a workout

Physical education settlement gives slacking CA schools a workout

Faced with an embarrassing lawsuit over physical education requirements, California schools have opted to settle with the Golden State parent spearheading the case. Republished with permission by Cal Watchdog.com Marc Babin, who created an organization called Cal200 to further his aims, sued California in 2013 to enforce the state law governing time spent in public school […]

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE—HANDS OFF THE INTERNET — OR ELSE!

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE—HANDS OFF THE INTERNET — OR ELSE!

By L.Neil Smith The Internet was filled today with news about Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, and their urgent desire to bring the that system under control, about the FCC (no country with a first Amendment in its Constitution has any use for something called the “Federal Communications Commission”) and “net neutrality,” whatever the hell that […]

Ex-Brown adviser: ‘powerful interests’ run state

Ex-Brown adviser: ‘powerful interests’ run state

by John Seiler .

Small Business Franchise Owners Head To The Senate To Fight Federal Agency

Small Business Franchise Owners Head To The Senate To Fight Federal Agency