Tax collectors bite taco trucks
A group of food-truck owners complain of how California tax officials have unfairly squeezed them for more money.
Bad news for California housing recovery
Alleged reforms will delay foreclosure process, increasing the costs, which will only make it harder for distressed properties to work their way out of the system.
Fairness prevails in union-dues ruling
Supreme Court backs idea is that union nonmembers shouldn’t be forced to subsidize union political activities that may fly in the face of their own beliefs.
Is pendulum swinging back on police issues?
Recent deaths of two obnoxious police-secrecy bills remind us that there are some limits to the groveling that California legislators will accept to earn the favor of law-enforcement unions.
‘Reforms’ will raise California taxes
God help California from its current crop of wealthy “moderates” who believe that the only thing that will save our state is a dose of higher taxes.
WI, CA voters send a message to Big Government
Wisconsin and California voters asked themselves a simple question: Does government work for me or do I work for the government? Their resounding answer tells America it’s time for government to get out of the way.
Surly unions make Wisconsin the badgering state
Progressives used to pride themselves on their desire to help the poor, but in Wisconsin these days they’d rather throw the poor under the bus — a public bus, of course, with a union driver.
More perks for California’s ruling class
The Legislature is about to destroy the most significant source of public records, and create an open invitation to fraud and theft, in order to combat a phantom threat.
Jerry Brown a dishonest bore
He recently joked that there’s plenty of money “sloshing around” in California, and that the rich are doing just fine. But such words are only a reminder of what a bore the man has become.
Changing the world one city at a time
Given the nation’s deep fiscal problems, many Americans of the Right and Left are so frustrated about the political process that they are jumping on Tea Party buses and occupying city parks.