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Property Rights Violated to Clear Path for HSR

State lawmakers are forcing property owners “all aboard” the state’s high-speed rail project – whether they like it or not. This month, two state legislative panels blocked efforts by Central Valley Republican lawmakers to guarantee the property rights of those caught in the path of the the $68 billion transportation project. State Senator Andy...

California Political News and Views
Gov. Brown uses drought as political opportunity

From The Atlantic: With alarming reports about water shortages and the state’s warmest-ever winter, Brown has successfully folded the issue of the drought into a broader slate of ambitious environmental reforms. But even as he puts together billion-dollar relief packages and labels climate-change opposition “immoral,” he does so without explicitly linking the drought to...

California Political News and Views
Can LA Afford Its High Priced, Inefficient Workforce? Paid Much More Than Private Sector

“Working” for the city of Los Angeles maybe one of the cushiest jobs in California. It is also one of the easiest and best paid—not only by government standards but by private industry levels. Even the Los Angeles Times is taking on this boondoggle. While Mayor Garcetti is crying and begging for more money,...

California Political News and Views
Supervisor Mike Antonovich: Drivers Licenses for Illegal Aliens is Irresponsible

In 1969 I worked for Mike Antonovich, in his first political race. He ran for the newly created Los Angeles Community College Board of Trustees. Mike was elected, along with another first time candidate, Jerry Brown. Mike went on to be an Assemblyman, Chairman of the California Republican Party and for more than thirty...

California Political News and Views
Obama Economic Policies Working! In 1 in 5 Families in U.S., No One Works

Great news for TV channels—20% of American families have nothing better to do than watch bad re-runs, silly reality shows and propaganda claiming to be the 6:00pm news. Now I understand why the Kardashians are so popular—folks like watching people get rich for being slutty, obnoxious and getting drunk. Thanks to the results of...

California Political News and Views
Polling –Citizens Want Transparent Government–NO Surprise–What is Real Goal of Organization?

I love it when a non-profit spends dollars that give the donor a tax deduction to create a study or poll that a fifth grader could know the answer without cheating. The Institute for Advanced Technology and Public Policy is one of those organizations set up for the “study” of public policy. In an...

California Political News and Views
More Smart Students opt out of Common Core –75% in Calabasas

A couple of days ago the California Political News and Views reported on the brave and very smart students of Palos Verdes High School that refused to waste their time taking a phony test ordered by the Obama Administration—through the efforts of the richest man on earth, Bill Gates. The Common Core test that...

California Political News and Views
Thousands of L.A. nurses to strike for safer staffing levels–about unions NOT patients

Governor Pete Wilson listened to the teachers union when they begged for small classroom size. Hire more teachers, and give each child a better education. In the twenty years since, California schools have not improved—but the teachers union have more people to extort—either pay a bribe or you do not work. Now the nurses’...

California Political News and Views
Berkeley is making the California Dream a Nightmare.

Berkeley has decided to become more like the dense cities of New York and Chicago, instead of the California dream of low density, single homes that California is known for. It also wants to have more “affordable housing’, high densities. In New York these complexes are eventually called high crime rate slums. So, tax...

California Political News and Views
Guv Brown to Waste Moire Water Bond Money on NON-Water Projects

When you voted for the 2014 $7.5 billion water bond I bet you thought the money was going to be used to create water storage facilities and stop water that is flowing into the ocean to be diverted for human use. That was the lie Jerry Brown used to stiff the people of California....

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