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California in Bottom Five States for Small Business in Thumbtack Survey

California in Bottom Five States for Small Business in Thumbtack Survey

Survey of 12,000 Small Businesses: To Halt U.S. Entrepreneurship Crisis, Ease Regulations In Largest Study of Its Kind, Skilled Professionals Rate Texas, Utah and Tennessee Highest for Small Business Friendliness Thumbtack.com connects small businesses with clients/customers.  From their website regarding their most recent survey of small business owners: “Since 2012, the Thumbtack Small Business Friendliness […]

Washington’s despotic lawlessness

Washington’s despotic lawlessness

Another year of CA water restrictions likely

Another year of CA water restrictions likely

After a sunny February, the hopes that El Nino storms would go a long way toward restoring California’s water supplies and relieving the damage done by years of drought are now fading. Instead, the new assumption is that in April, the state government will renew strict rules mandating water conservation in local water districts for […]

Reports offer contrary views on CA, business

Reports offer contrary views on CA, business

. The new Economic Freedom of North America report evaluating the 92 states and provinces in the U.S., Canada and Mexico for how many obstacles they place on businesses says only one American state — New York — has more such obstacles than California. The report, assembled by scholars at the Fraser Institute in Toronto, […]

Environmentalists use Porter Ranch disaster to target CA fracking

Environmentalists use Porter Ranch disaster to target CA fracking

. The California Public Utilities Commission is considering closing the massive 3,600-acre natural gas storage location in the Porter Ranch area of Los Angeles County, anxious that the Southern California Gas Co. has been unable to stop massive leaks of methane from the SS-25 well that began on Oct. 23. The fear is that many […]

Happy New Year — California DMV has some surprises for you!

Happy New Year — California DMV has some surprises for you!

In a state where bathrooms are now designated, “whoever you feel like today” January 1st marks some new Department of Motor Vehicle laws coming into force.   They include such necessary regulations as one governing pedal power conveyances.  Heaven help us if they remained unregulated–careening around at a top speed of 15 miles per hour!  And, […]

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE: Keep your hands off my beer, you damn dirty ape!

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE: Keep your hands off my beer, you damn dirty ape!

By L. Neil Smith It says here, that the Food and Drug administration, not content merely to murder countless individuals every year by denying them medicines whose manufacturers haven’t jumped through all the expensive bureaucratic hoops, has now decided to go after that substance which Benjamin Franklin said is “proof that God loves us and […]

Bipartisan legislators agree to reform CARB (California Air Resources Board)

Bipartisan legislators agree to reform CARB (California Air Resources Board)

PLF sues over EPA’s attack on a Wyoming farmer and his stock pond

PLF sues over EPA’s attack on a Wyoming farmer and his stock pond

Andy Johnson built an ecologically beneficial pond for his farm livestock; EPA is illegally ordering it “dismantled” — and threatening him with unbelievable fines U.S. Clean Water Act regulators are violating federal law by telling Andy Johnson, owner of a small farm in Fort Bridger, Wyoming, that he did not have the right to create […]

CA seeks water relief from pot farmers

CA seeks water relief from pot farmers