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More Well Paying Jobs Lost Due to ObamaCare

Obama knows how to kill the economy. While he created lots of burger flipping jobs, at minimum wage, his economic and health care policies effort is also killing well paying jobs for those with experience and an education. Based on the jobs Barack has created, no one needs a college education—many no longer need...

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As Expected Guv Browns’’ Delta Plan Stands on Foundation of Lies and Misrepresentations

Did anybody think that Jerry Brown knows how to tell the truth when it comes to his effort to pay off the unions and special interests. Think he can tell the truth while creating policies to kill jobs, harm families and assure the former Golden State is the most expensive State of the 50....

California Political News and Views
Carly Fiorina: ‘Yes, I am running for president’

From Politico: Carly Fiorina announced Monday that she will seek the Republican nomination for 2016, becoming the latest entrant in an increasingly crowded field of candidates. “Yes, I am running for president,” she said on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” where she made the announcement to host George Stephanopoulos. “I think I’m the best person...

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Hey teenage girls: You are not the worst

Hey teenage girls: You are not the worst

Recently I read (yet another) thread on Facebook that went like this: Main post: “Teenage boys are so hard.” Comments in thread: “You should be glad you don’t have GIRLS.” At least you don’t have GIRLS. OMG TEENAGE GIRLS. They are THE WORST. Insane, emotional, slutty little things. Mean. Irrational. I’m paraphrasing, but you...

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Need to know

By Hannah Guzik   What’s the vaccination tipping point for wary parents? Advocates question whether there are gaps in coverage for California kids. Even when medically necessary, children face barriers to epileptic surgery. Health insurers aren’t following law to provide free women’s health services. Can technology help with the caregiver crisis? Almost 40% of...

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Time to Abolish California’s Income Tax?

The last thing overtaxed Californians need is another tax. Yet the Legislature continues to churn out new taxes that, once enacted, rarely go away. Our economy has been transitioning to a greater reliance on services. As a result, some tax reform groups have argued for expanding the sales tax to include services. On its...

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CA Assembly proposes financial relief for Corinthian students

From Sac Bee: The abrupt closure of the troubled for-profit chain Corinthian Colleges this past weekend left thousands of California students stranded in their educational pursuits, but a new Assembly bill aims to get them back on track. The proposal, unveiled Thursday by a bipartisan group of 25 Assembly members, would provide financial relief...

California Political News and Views
California gasoline prices jump because of refinery issues

From LA Times: To deal with the surging price of gasoline, Chenni Kaur has developed a strategy: If low on fuel near her job in downtown Los Angeles, the Sunland resident buys only a few gallons so that she can get home where prices are a little cheaper. Still, Kaur said, she is spending as...

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Saying No to Teen Dating Violence One Classroom at a Time

May 3, 2015

By Jessica Portner Jessica Corral, an education coordinator with Peace Over Violence, a Los Angeles-based advocacy group, stands in front of a rowdy class of teenagers at San Gabriel High School and draws a “Cycle of Violence” on a white board, a circle that represents a sort of relationship weather map. It goes from...

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Laws and Courts Protect California Criminals—Crime Spikes Column by Stephen Frank

The people, by numerous ballot measures have determined that criminals, especially career criminals, should stay in prison. The courts have determined that criminals must be comfortable, if not, let go into society. The people of California have been told that we put too many criminals in prison for “minor” crimes. So, we voted for...

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