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Archive for May, 2009

McClintock on the Propositions

Monday, May 18th, 2009

by Tom McClintock | Sacramento and D.C

Recommendations for the May 19th Special Election.

Prop 1A: Extend the Tax Increases.  NO.  This is the fig leaf that hides certain deficiencies suffered by the legislators who caved into pressure for the biggest tax increase in California’s history.  This measure EXTENDS the tax increases for up to two [...]

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War and Order

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

by J. F. Kelly, Jr. | Coronado
Everyone remembers where he was on 9/11. My wife and I were on a cruise ship, listening to the news in disbelief. That weekend at a Canadian hotel, waiting to reenter the United States, we pondered what it all meant. Political leaders and journalists were virtually unanimous on [...]

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by Jon Coupal | Sacramento

Polls show that the revenue shifts and tax increases contained in the six measures placed on the May 19th Special Election ballot by the Legislature and governor are not going over well with voters. Californians are angry. They are already paying the highest taxes in the nation and are in no [...]

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Life Among the Liberals

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

by J. F. Kelly, Jr. | Coronado

Southern California has the finest weather in the world, with a gentle Mediterranean climate that never gets in the way of your plans. There are so many wonderful things that come with living in California but they come with a steep price. It takes a lot of gold [...]

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Notes From A Lapsed Democrat

Monday, May 11th, 2009

From ExileStreet.com

by Burt Prelutsky | Los Angeles

I was born in 1940, which means that during my lifetime 13 men have been the president of the United States.  For many of those years, I was a Democrat.  As was the case with [...]

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TEA and Toast

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

by Julian Krasta | Los Angeles

There is a statue in Concord, Massachusetts, named The Minute Man. It was created by Daniel Chester French and was erected in 1875 in honor of the men who gave their lives at onset of the American Revolutionary War. At the base of the statue is inscribed the first [...]

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I ATTENDED A TEA PARTY

Monday, May 4th, 2009

From ExileStreet.com

by Burt Prelutsky | Los Angeles

In all of history, so far as I’m aware, there had only been two famous tea parties.  At the first one, Samuel Adams and a few of his freedom-loving friends pitched several crates of tea [...]

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