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Commission Destroys Uber as a Viable Business

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Uber is a rideshare app that the California Labor Commission has ruled is an employer that owes employment benefits. As the economy get worse, developing new ways of living more cheaply becomes more and more important. Ridesharing technology is one

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Santa Monica Shows Us How Government Ruins the Economy

The government ruins the economy when it forbids people from using their resources to make one another better off. To understand how stupid and short-sighted Santa Monica is being, let’s think about three groups of people. First, there are people

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California Cuts Off 114 Water Rights Holders

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The small, master-planned community of Mountain House, California, is within days of running out of drinking water after the state cut off its sole water source. Mountain House general manager Ed Pattison said, “We’re out there looking for water supplies

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SF Chronicle Cheerleads for California Tyranny

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California tyranny is evident in 930 new laws going into effect, but the media praises the state for all of them. Even if some laws could possibly be good and needed, you know that no one needs a gush of

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Police Disabled Cameras on the Raided Property? Why?

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Once the police disabled cameras in a marijuana dispensary, they appeared to consume the prohibited merchandise. As NSA apologists are wont to say… “Gee, if you’re not doing anything wrong, why should you care if they’re watching you, and reading

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Stewardship of the Earth

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While I was in California a little over a month ago I became aware that the well publicized drought there is largely man made. Not that there isn’t a lower than average rainfall, but the truth is there is plenty

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Wife Sues the Police Department for Cop Husband’s Death

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A veteran officer and officer’s wife sues the Police Department for accidental death because her husband said she should do so if he were accidentally killed. The San Francisco Chronicle is reporting this accidental death as a genuine accident. The

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Minimum Wage Lesson: Union That Campaigned for It Wants Exemption

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The union officials who demanded no exceptions to the Los Angeles minimum wage hike are now giving us a minimum wage lesson by asking for an exception. Minimum wage increases don’t increase unemployment, they argue. Or, rather, they assert. There

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California Legislature: Pro-Lifers Must Push Tax-Funded Abortions

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The California State Assembly just passed a law forcing crisis pregnancy centers to tell clients about “free” tax-funded abortions available to them. I guess it was only a matter of time before a blue state would try to force pro-life crisis

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Big Brother Gains a New Foothold in California Charities

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When Big Brother is watching you, he can tell anyone he wants about what you are doing. Here is a suggestion: in order to have open government I think there should be a public database that anyone can access in

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California Obamacare: Money Pit and Fountain of Lies

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California Obamacare is failing and is trying to hide its failure. Sharyl Attkisson has turned her journalistic attention to the California health exchange at the Daily Signal: “Incompetence, Mismanagement Plague California’s Obamacare Insurance Exchange.” Consultant Aiden Hill became a “foxhole

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How Often Is Police Abuse Hushed with Taxpayer Funds?

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One family refuses to back down from their lawsuit alleging police abuse despite being offered a “substantial amount” to settle. I’ve often noted how unfair it is, when police departments are successfully sued for the misbehavior of law enforcement officers,

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