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CA protests derail migrant transfers

Recent days have seen the immigration issue intensify. At Murrieta’s Border Patrol station, protestors repelled a convoy of Department of Homeland Security buses carrying detained migrants who illegally crossed the U.S. border into Texas. Instead of dropping off 140 detainees every 72

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LAT: All hail ‘economic stability,’ surpluses achieved by Gov. Brown

The ability of Gov. Jerry Brown to convince the state press corps that he has righted California’s listing ship continues to amaze. The Golden State has by far the highest poverty rate in the nation. One in six adults can’t

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Fracking showdown: Will CA media STILL ignore Obama view?

The prospect of rich Dem dilettante Tom Steyer targeting Jerry Brown over fracking is scary in some ways. It could well lead to fracking never coming to California and bringing the jobs and wealth it has to North Dakota, Texas,

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Obamacare drop-dead date, quietly extended

With today as the final deadline to sign up for an Obamacare health plan, the White House announced yet another extension. According to the Washington Post, the White House did this without any public announcement of the change: But, without any public announcement,

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Obamacare: This is going to hurt

Ouch! That’s the cry of someone trying to sign up for the Affordable Care Act, usually called Obamacare. Health insurance cancellation notices have gone out to millions of  Americans. Many cannot get insurance at all. And for many who can,

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Does obstacle to one bullet train project apply to other, too? 1

The Obama administration continues to push California to build its $68 billion bullet train, a measly 5 percent of which ($3.5 billion) comes from the federal government. After the first segment is built in the Central Valley, however, there is

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Obama lectures USNA grads on morals

May 27, 2013 By Katy Grimes President Barack Obama gave the commencement speech Friday to the 2013 graduating class of the United States Naval Academy, lecturing them on morals and calling for an end to sexual assaults in the military.

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CA media ignore Obama administration’s fracking views 0

May 14, 2013 By Chris Reed The debate over hydraulic fracturing — using high-powered water cannons to reach natural gas and oil reserves deep underground — is heating up in California, driven by the vast economic potential of the Monterey

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Obama administration taps AP phone lines 12

May 14, 2013 By Katy Grimes The Associated Press found itself in an interesting juxtaposition yesterday when it had to report that the Obama Justice Department secretly obtained two months of AP’s own employees’ phone records. In what can only be called

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Fracking watch: Mexico figures out what CA hasn’t 1

May 4, 2013 By Chris Reed In much of Europe and in California, greens wield such power in politics and the media that the debate over whether a nation or state should pursue hydraulic fracturing of energy reserves seems like

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