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Obama’s Thanksgiving turkey: 3,145 new regulations 21

As if the California Legislature passing nearly 1,000 new bills a year were not enough. President Obama’s White House just released 3,415 new regulations, making 330 millions Americans into turkeys just before Thanksgiving. The Daily Caller reported: While Americans are focused

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VIDEO: Can Uber help the GOP gain control of the cities?

The Democratic Legislature in California is trying to regulate Uber’s car service out of business. Grover Norquist, founder of Americans for Tax Reform, discusses why the GOP should be rushing to its defense with CalWatchdog.com’s Brian Calle.

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CA left’s absurd new dogma: Regulations have no downside

Businesses like to make money. Smart business owners are happy to change their ways in search of how to increase or maximize profits. The hostility to change that one sees in a bureaucracy with no vested interest in making things

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Video: Would a flat tax make CA’s comeback last?

CalWatchdog.com editor-in-chief Brian Calle discusses the California economic comeback with writer Stephen Moore.

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Rick Perry returns to woo CA businesses 11

  Texas Gov. Rick Perry is returning next week to the Golden State. Maybe this time, California Gov. Jerry Brown will take him seriously. Perry made a four-day recruiting trip to California in February of last year, visiting San Francisco,

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D.C. can’t even provide itself with clean water

Washington, D.C. rules California, America — the world. Yet this from the Washington Post: “Residents and business owners in parts of upper Northwest Washington are being advised to continue boiling their water through Friday after a pumping station lost power,

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Lawmakers lighting up $2 per pack cigarette tax hike 9

Like a re-lit cigarette, smoke again is rising from Senate Bill 768. By state Sen. Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, the bill would place a new tax on cigarettes of $2 a pack, with an equivalent tax on cigars, pipe tobacco

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‘Transportation justice’ in CA helps the poor buy electric cars 17

The year 2014 sees California helping poor people buy electric cars, what’s called “transportation justice.” SB 359 is by state Sen. Ellen Corbett, D-San Leandro. It approved a loan for $30 million to help finance low-income residents to transition away from older,

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Constitutional amendment seeks to revoke Prop. 209 racial preferences ban 18

SACRAMENTO — The battle over racial preferences is heating up again in California. Senate Constitutional Amendment 5, by state Sen. Ed Hernandez, D-West Covina, was just introduced in the Legislature. It would allow the University of California and California State

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‘Ghost guns’ could be an apparition in CA 10

When 3D-printed guns first emerged on the scene, many predicted the “ghost guns” could render the regulation of guns pointless. The creation of the 3-D gun is only about one year old. The first 3D-printed gun initially was fired in

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