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Government Benefits More From Fuels Sales Than Oil Companies!

July 10, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ California Governor Newsom should look in a mirror and not bite the hand that feeds the State, as consumers are contributing more than $75 million dollars a day, or more than $27 BILLION dollars a year, from the fuel consumption of the states ‘mobile fleet. The estimated impact of California taxes, […]

San Francisco’s Language Policing

June 1, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ Not content to strip schools of “offensive names” or revel in its feces-filled sidewalks, San Francisco has yet again proven why it’s one of the most insane cities in America by engaging in some pointless language policing. The San Francisco Unified School District announced last Wednesday that it would no longer […]

In Los Angeles, A Breakdown Of Civilization

May 12, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ What we are witnessing in Los Angeles is a breakdown of civilization, all in the name of so-called social justice. On May 3, an armed man attacked comedian Dave Chappelle—who has drawn the ire of the left for daring to make jokes it doesn’t like about transgender activists—during a live performance […]

California Wants To Regulate Your Bacon. Here’s Why The Supreme Court Should Save It.

April 14, 2022 by

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By GianCarlo Canaparo ~ Imagine that a friend of yours wants to lose 10 pounds. You might advise your friend to diet, avoid unhealthy foods, and exercise more. You might even offer some unconventional tips, like sleeping regularly or keeping a daily gratitude journal. But what if you went to all the stores in your […]

States Should Decouple From California’s Oppressive Emissions Policies

April 9, 2022 by

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By Mike Stenhouse ~ In a “let them eat cake”-style speech given last month, President Joe Biden suggested that if motorists switched to electric vehicles, they could spare themselves from high gasoline prices. And while this claim itself may be dubious and indicative of how out of touch he is with real-world family budgets, at […]

Los Angeles Moves To Phase Out New Oil And Gas Drilling

February 3, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ Civilization has benefited from more than 6,000 products made from the oil derivatives manufactured out of raw crude oil at refineries. None of these products were available to society before 1900. With no known replacement for crude oil in the foreseeable future, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously January 26th […]

Kooky Columnist: Parents Must ‘Give Away Their Children’ To Achieve Equity

January 17, 2022 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ Sometimes you read something that might make you exclaim, “Just plain… nuts.” Such was probably the case when most normal people saw a column by Joe Mathews published in the Ventura County Star on Thursday, “California should abolish parenthood, in the name of equity.” If you think the author wrote this […]

Only The Rich And Powerful Can Thrive In Lawless San Francisco

November 16, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ In “progressive” San Francisco, safety is for the rich. That’s the reality of what’s happening in the San Francisco Bay Area as bad policy and anti-police attitudes have created a haven for criminality. Like many other urban parts of America, the Bay Area has been hit with a historic surge in […]

San Francisco Political Leaders Out Of Touch As City Descends Into Lawlessness

July 9, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ If you don’t like the explosion of violent crime, you’re a racist. That’s the message sent by a top aide to the San Francisco district attorney to a self-described “Democrat” who had said on Twitter that the jump in crime had made people afraid for their lives and dubious about the […]

America’s California-Style Green Awokening

May 21, 2021 by

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By Larry Bell ~ The old adage that “as California goes, so goes the nation” has never been more true now that wagon loads of California businesses and families are heading for Texas and other red states. Mirroring caravans of “undocumented immigrants” crashing through America’s now-open southern border to escape oppressively impoverishing regimes, these and […]

7 Ways Biden Wants To Make America More Like California

May 4, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Dr. Marilyn Singleton of Redondo Beach, California, says she plans to stick around her home state despite seeing so many others leave amid what she considers a tough climate for business, including fellow medical doctors. “It would be terrible for California—or as they call it here, Taxifornia—went national,” Singleton told The […]

A Sign Of Sanity In San Francisco

February 23, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Editor’s note: Under public pressure and facing a mass recall, the San Francisco School Board announced that it would put the planned renaming of 44 schools on hold. The list of names deemed racist included Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, and Paul Revere, among many others. The city’s school board acknowledged that […]

In The Woke Revolution, Facts Are Irrelevant

February 11, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Does the truth matter? Not if you’re the woke president of the San Francisco School Board, apparently. A revealing interview by The New Yorker with the San Francisco School Board president, 30-year-old Gabriela López, gave some insight into the mindset of a public school board that just decided that 44 of […]

San Francisco School Board Cancels Lincoln, Washington For ‘Dishonorable’ Legacies

January 29, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Editor’s note: The San Francisco school board voted Tuesday to rename 44 public schools in the school district. Among the figures with “dishonorable” or racist legacies, according to the school board, were Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. In December, Jarrett Stepman wrote about how the war on history has even come […]

The Dark Side Of Governor Newsom’s Gas-Powered Vehicle Ban

October 20, 2020 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ California Governor Newsom has convinced himself that green EV’s made from “fairy dust” must replace those dirty gas-powered vehicles. Sharing a few realities of the darker side of his fairy dust beliefs may burst his bubble. Let us get some of the bad news out of the way first. The following […]

California’s Energy Scorecard Fails On The World Stage

September 20, 2020 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ California, with 0.5 percent of the world’s population (40 million vs 8 billion) professes to be the leader of everything and through its dysfunctional energy policies imports more electricity than any other state – currently at 32 percent from the Northwest and Southwest – and has forced California to be the […]

Politicians Seek To Drive Out Income Opportunities In California

September 1, 2020 by

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By Rachel Greszler ~ With the COVID-19 recession causing high unemployment around the country, now is the time for policymakers to lift barriers to earning an income. With limited operations and selective lockdowns making business activity difficult for both employers and employees—especially workers who have children at home or other obligations—promoting worker flexibility is essential. […]

California Blackout Scapegoating

August 25, 2020 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ By Mark Mathis of The Clear Energy Alliance ~ It’s been 20 years since California ISO has had to order rolling blackouts. The extraordinary move happened on 8/14/2020 affecting millions of people because the state was not prepared for high electricity use during a heatwave. The governor has ordered […]

Rough Energy News For California

August 6, 2020 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ Californians just received terrible news. Marathon Martinez, one of their major refineries, announced that it will go idle indefinitely. This will cost the Golden State thousands of jobs and hamper its economic recovery. Californians already suffer the highest fuel costs in the continental United States.  The loss of this refinery will […]

The Disparate Impact Of California Climate Policies

June 17, 2020 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ To the detriment of those that can least afford expensive energy, California climate policies have driven up the cost of electricity and fuels to be among the highest in the country. The cost burdens of those policies may be fueling (no pun intended) the basis of a rebellion as the state’s […]

California Keeps Raising Energy Costs

June 15, 2020 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decided on May 28th that climate lawsuits filed by San Mateo County and the cities of San Francisco and Oakland can proceed in state court. This after asserting a California public nuisance claim against five energy companies arising from the role of fossil fuel products […]

California’s Post COVID-19 Financial Catastrophe

May 4, 2020 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ Californians will continue to pay some of the highest costs for electricity and fuel use as the State unexpectedly collides catastrophically with the global pandemic that will impact businesses and employment for an unpredictable economic future. The State’s much-touted $21 billion operating-budget surplus is likely to disappear entirely due to declining […]

California Governor Makes Beachgoers Criminals

May 3, 2020 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ The Beach Boys are a California band, aptly named.  Their music personifies the Golden State.  Now the state’s governor just declared going to the beach in Orange County a crime. The longer this coronavirus lingers past the point of “flattening the curve” of infections, the more we learn about the penchant […]

In California, A Sign The Coronavirus Crisis Won’t ‘Go To Waste’

April 3, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste.” That was what Rahm Emanuel, a former mayor of Chicago who also served as chief of staff for President Barack Obama, said about the 2007-2008 financial crash, viewing that moment as an opportunity to pass legislation that likely otherwise would not […]