Assembly committee kills bond misuse bill 8

June 20, 2012 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — California’s bond debt is on steroids, but it’s the taxpaying residents who will be responsible for the financial meltdown. California politicians are well known for their budget fund shifts, “borrowing” from agencies and

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Video: Rep. Darrell Issa’s Post Service reform agenda

June 19, 2012 By Brian Calle The U.S. Postal Service is massively inefficient, runs huge deficits and, some say, is going out of business. Reform is essential. In an exclusive interview, I talked with Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., about his

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Legislature deep-sixes Gov. Brown’s education ‘reform’

June 19, 2012 By Lance T. Izumi Last week, I wrote about Governor Jerry Brown’s weighted-student-formula proposal, which attached a base state-funding amount plus various supplemental amounts to individual students that would then be collected by school districts.  The plan

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Obama unites the extreme left and right 0

June 18, 2012 By Chriss Street Back in September last year in an article titled “Revolution on the Left to Overthrow President Obama Begins,” I predicted that there would be a political “coup d’état” against the president by the extremist

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Tequila shots for an ‘honest budget’ 0

June 18, 2012 By Katy Grimes As Legislative leaders worked so diligently to pass the sham budget last week, their motive was obvious—they wanted to be paid. Even when they miserably fail at the only aspect of the job they

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Legislators regulating dog groomers, dental hygienists 21

June 19, 2012 Katy Grimes: If you thought the June election might make California Democrats take pause and re-examine their business-killing policies, think again. Today in the Assembly Business, Professions And Consumer Protection Committee, bills to regulate dog groomers, dental hygienists,

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Roger Clemens found not guilty 0

June 18, 2012 By John Seiler Some good news for a change. Roger Clemens, the greatest pitcher of our time, just was found not guilty of perjury. In 2008, he made the mistake of testifying before the U.S. Congress, instead

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The emerging California Fusion Party 22

June 18, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Most people are familiar with the term “fusion” as a type of restaurant that combines Hawaiian, Asian and American types of food. But with the recent top-two primary election on June 5, California is

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President Obama’s green immigration strategy 0

June 18, 2012 By Chriss Street President Barack Obama’s Executive Order to suspend the deportations of 800,000 illegal aliens for two years will act as a magnet to motivate millions of people from around the world to come to the

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Scramble for congressional seats could prevent Calif. tax increases 0

June 18, 2012 By John Hrabe Anti-tax groups face a tall order this November. There’s priority one: defeating the competing multi-billion-dollar tax-increase plans of Gov. Jerry Brown and liberal activist Molly Munger. Both propositions will receive tens of millions of dollars in

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