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California removes most restrictions; Newsom keeps emergency powers

California removes most restrictions; Newsom keeps emergency powers

By Cole Lauterbach  | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – Even though Californians will be able to fill stadiums, concert venues, bars and restaurants, Gov. Gavin Newsom says the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t over. Newsom signed orders rescinding mask mandates, business restrictions and the tiered reopening phases that ebbed and flowed with infection and hospitalization rates, beginning Tuesday. “California […]

Liberating Yourself from Faucism

Liberating Yourself from Faucism

Barry Brownstein  The deification of Anthony Fauci is unraveling; it is time to learn a meta lesson. The issue isn’t Anthony Fauci’s failings. The problem is Faucism, the fantastical belief that wise and beneficent experts should rule. Fauci will fall because of the one blunder that the public will never accept: Evidence is mounting that gain of […]

Oxnard Essential Grocery and Drug Retail Workers to Receive a One-Time $1k Direct Payment as Recognition of their Work during the Pandemic

Oxnard Essential Grocery and Drug Retail Workers to Receive a One-Time $1k Direct Payment as Recognition of their Work during the Pandemic

Oxnard is the First City in the Nation to Implement a Resolution of this Nature; For Over a year, UFCW Essential Workers have Fought for Appreciation Pay Oxnard, CA– On June 1, the Oxnard City Council approved 6-0 to appropriate $2.5 million from the American Rescue Plan Act Fund for the Gratitude Program which grants […]

Poll: California parents sour on public schools after pandemic

Poll: California parents sour on public schools after pandemic

By Cole Lauterbach  | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – More than a year of remote-only learning has left a bad impression on voters, many of which are parents of California public school students. The results of a poll released Wednesday by the California Policy Center, a free-market think tank, show opinions of public schools staying […]

Here’s How Much More Jeff Bezos And Walmart Heirs Made Than Their Employees During The Pandemic

Here’s How Much More Jeff Bezos And Walmart Heirs Made Than Their Employees During The Pandemic

THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and the Walmart heirs have made 35 times the amount given to their companies’ roughly 2.5 million workers during the pandemic, according to a Brookings Institution report. Amazon and Walmart gave employees just $0.99 and $0.71 extra per hour over the course of the pandemic, which was significantly less […]

Pandemic Delays Democrats’ Plans To Expand Health Care

Pandemic Delays Democrats’ Plans To Expand Health Care

THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR Democratic state leaders around the country who planned on introducing expanded health care measures such as a public option have now been forced to delay those plans as a result of pandemic budgetary difficulties. The coronavirus pandemic has led to significant budget shortfalls as state and local government spending has increased and revenue has plummeted. Expanding […]

California property taxes for businesses could get highest raise in 40 years

California property taxes for businesses could get highest raise in 40 years

The tax hikes comes as the state is still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic By Bradford Betz | Fox News Californians will vote next month on whether to approve the largest tax increase on commercial and industrial properties in more than 40 years, and the measure has sparked fierce debate on what its effect on small businesses and consumers will be. The […]

Webinar Tomorrow – What Terrorists Will Learn from the 2020 Pandemic

Webinar Tomorrow – What Terrorists Will Learn from the 2020 Pandemic

Description : Center for Security Policy – What Terrorists Will Learn from the 2020 Pandemic Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm Eastern on Wednesday, 29 July 2020 In the third of the Center for Security Policy’s five-part Biosecurity Webinar series, former CIA operations officer Charles Faddis and Senior Director of the Jewish Policy Center Shoshana Bryen explain the lessons […]