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More Sequestration: The Best Bad Thing, For Now

More Sequestration: The Best Bad Thing, For Now

    By Thomas L. Knapp If American politicians lived in the real world, US president Barack Obama would propose and Congress would pass a balanced budget for the federal government. But American politicians don’t live in the real world. Since World War II they’ve inhabited a Utopian fantasy in which the federal government has […]

CA fiscal health ranks 44th in country

CA fiscal health ranks 44th in country

. In fiscal year 2013-14, California saw a slight uptick in the condition of its fiscal health, based on fiscal solvency metrics as reported by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. California placed 44th among U.S. states for fiscal health, which is two places higher than the year before. During FY 2012-13, California placed […]

Oxnard to debate budget cuts- Police, Fire, etc. and present utilities budget

Oxnard to debate budget cuts- Police, Fire, etc. and present utilities budget

By George Miller After months of wrangling about Oxnard spending priorities, it’s getting down to the wire, with a budget due by month-end.  This year is different than most, in that estimates of deficits have grown and grown to $12.8 million- and that was just as of last Thursday.  Projected deficits have been presented as the […]

Study: CA ranks last in spending transparency

Study: CA ranks last in spending transparency

By Steve Miller  

President’s Proposed Budget—Breaks spending caps and hikes taxes

President’s Proposed Budget—Breaks spending caps and hikes taxes

Sen. Sessions’ comments on the White House budget proposal: “The President has sent another tax-and-spend budget to Congress. The budget busts the very spending caps he agreed to and signed, increasing discretionary spending by $74 billion in the first year alone. He also raises taxes by $2.1 trillion—once again increasing taxes to increase spending. This […]

Washington Post: What’s in the spending bill? We skim it so you don’t have to–Trillion Dollar Budget

Washington Post: What’s in the spending bill? We skim it so you don’t have to–Trillion Dollar Budget

By Ed O’Keefe                       CLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEO This item has been updated and revised. The $1.01 trillion spending bill unveiled late Tuesday will keep most of the federal government funded through next September — and it’s packed with hundreds of policy instructions, known […]

How About an Exam for Office Seekers?

How About an Exam for Office Seekers?

By Jon Coupal Given the horrible decisions recently being made by elected officials, why don’t we subject candidates for public office to a simple exam with the grades to be posted in the ballot pamphlet? Here are few questions that might be asked. For those running for trustee in one of our over 1,000 school […]

I can smell the pork- Elections must be imminent

I can smell the pork- Elections must be imminent

By George Miller Yup- absentee ballots will be out in only a month. Campaign flyers filled with fantasies and lies are being mailed. Press releases (paid for by us) are full of sugar plums, faerie dust and boasts about the pork dragged home from DC by lucky incumbents, who keep their jobs 93% of the time. Freshman […]

Spending like drunken sailors in Sacramento

Spending like drunken sailors in Sacramento

No Good, Very Bad Year

No Good, Very Bad Year

Viewpoint By Michael Greer Thank God, this year is over. It wasn’t 2013 for nothing. How’s that Obamacare working for ya? The Liberal media is touting the BIG news that 1 million people have signed up for Obamacare.  One million. Whoopee!  But didn’t they tell us 30, 40, 50 million (depending on who’s reporting) had no […]

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