Greenhut: More to crime-fighting than just hiring more cops
While more cops may be the right answer in some places, public officials need to consider a wider array of crime-fighting options.
Greenhut: More California laws choke us
The news isn’t particularly encouraging. Maintaining a free society involves more than standing up, militarily, to un-free ones.
New Year’s predictions for California
It’s hard to find good news for the state’s taxpayers or business owners, although the state’s public-sector unions ought to be stocking up on champagne.
California lawmakers train sights on gun ownership
It took only days before California’s legislators reacted to the horrific Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy with a fusillade of bills.
Free market’s lessons go untaught
One of the basics of government is that it should not assume tasks that private companies already are doing, but now that government is seemingly unlimited, no one seems to care about that idea anymore.
Fighting crime & overspending
The GOP today has a great opportunity to focus on justice and cost savings given that the California Democratic Party has let its union domination trump any concern about civil liberties, and it has never cared about protecting the public from excessive taxation.
A few smoke signals for freedom
The election reaffirmed the big-government status quo, but there was one good sign from the national results, as voters in Washington and Colorado legalized the recreational use of marijuana.
Counseling for would-be secessionists
Some conservatives are coping with their grief over the election by promoting the notion of having their states leave the Union. That’s a waste of time.
Californians hand over their PIN numbers to Democrats
Among Democrats soon to be in total control in Sacramento, Jerry Brown’s a relative moderate.
Election pits civic duty against cynicism
It’s so depressing to have a president, like the current one, who believes the answer to every question contains the same 10 letters: “government.”