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by Jon Coupal and Michael Reagan | Sacramento

Speaking before a meeting of over a thousand members of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association in 1992, former President Ronald Reagan told the audience, “We tax reformers bear our scars proudly.” The recipient of the Howard Jarvis Lifetime Tax Fighter award was referring to his own effort to [...]

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From ExileStreet.com

by Burt Prelutsky | Los Angeles

Two news items caught my attention this past month, and although they occurred 3,000 miles apart, they are definitely connected.

In New York, Muzzammil Hassan, who started a cable TV network after 9/11 to prove to [...]

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Get Off the Lawn

Friday, March 27th, 2009

by Amy Kaleita | San Francisco

A lush green lawn has a certain aesthetic appeal, there’s no denying that. If lawn was counted as a crop, however, it would be one of the nation’s biggest, but it is far from a critical need as far as water use. Yet, watering lawns accounts for nearly 40 [...]

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by Jon Coupal | Sacramento

All right, Sherman, let’s set the Wayback Machine for February 16, 2004. Listen, we can hear Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger saying, “By voting yes on Proposition 58, you are basically taking the credit cards, cutting them up and throwing them away so that the politicians over there (at the Capitol), those big [...]

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Mayhem in Mexico

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

by J. F. Kelly, Jr. | Coronado

Every day brings new headlines about the violence in Mexico. It still seems to fall on deaf ears unless, that is, one happens to live near the border or in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Phoenix or one of the other U. S. cities on a growing list of places [...]

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by Jon Coupal | Sacramento

In Hollywood, when a studio is having problems with a screenplay, they often call on a skilled writer known as a “script doctor” to improve portions of dialogue, pacing or, in extreme cases, even the story line.

Hollywood veteran Arnold Schwarzenegger apparently is having problems with one of his own productions, Proposition [...]

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From ExileStreet.com

by Burt Prelutsky | Los Angeles

If I hear one more person point out that Obama is the president and that it’s our duty to support him, I just might run amok. For one thing, I resent being reminded that he [...]

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Keeping all the Balls in the Air

Friday, March 20th, 2009

by J. F. Kelly, Jr. | Coronado

President Barack Obama clearly has his hands full with the economic crisis and he is still far from having his arms around the problems. His attention seems to be focused almost exclusively on reversing the economic meltdown so that he can get on with his ambitious domestic [...]

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Who’s in Charge of Change

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

by J. F. Kelly, Jr. | Coronado
“America is not ruled by a person, it is ruled by institutions.”
-Ayatollah Muhammed Hussein Fadhlullah

Barack Obama was elected as an agent of change who promised to transform the way Washington does business. Most Americans believed that America was on the wrong track and that if John McCain was [...]

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Honk If You’re Paying My Mortgage

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

by Tom McClintock | Sacramento and D.C

U.S. Rep. McClintock gave the following floor speech on March 17, 2009.

I have been asked to present more than 6,000 postcards generated by the Armstrong and Getty radio show to protest policies that can best be described by the new bumper sticker, “Honk if you’re paying my mortgage,” [...]

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