May 17, 2022 12:00 pm

Gov. Newsom Proposes Eliminating One of California’s Many Marijuana Taxes

The cultivation tax has driven up the cost of growing cannabis, fueling illegal operations and the state’s enormous black market.

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May 14, 2022 8:02 pm

The Abundance Choice (Or the Problems with Indoor Water Rationing)

Perhaps the biggest example of misguided water policy in California is the way restrictions on indoor water consumption are escalating. As will be seen, the […]


May 13, 2022 11:17 am

Devin Nunes Derides Twitter As A Potemkin Village Of Bots

Former California Republican Congressman Devin Nunes, now an executive behind Truth Social, said worrying about Twitter was a waste of time.

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May 13, 2022 10:15 am

Inflation Triggers Mandatory Minimum Wage Increases in California

The state’s unemployment rate is well above average, yet there’s a ballot initiative hoping to push the minimum wage to $18 an hour.

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May 10, 2022 7:52 am

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May 10, 2022 2:20 am

Planned Parenthood Profits Big From Getting Kids Hooked On Transgender Hormones Through The School-To-Clinic Pipeline

Long the nation’s chief abortion provider, Planned Parenthood has branched out. Its latest endeavor? Sterilizing America’s youth. Planned Parenthood has quietly been in the gender transition business since at least 2017. Today, more than a third of its…

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May 9, 2022 2:41 pm

Gas, Guns, and Government Lunacy

“Sacramento police want your guns in exchange for gas money,” says a May 6 Sacramento Bee headline. The department asks residents to give away their firearms, which the Second Amendment authorizes them to keep and bear, for a $50 gas gift card that would not even provide a fill-up for many vehicles.  The department…
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May 9, 2022 9:10 am

Sheriff Agrees To Stop Stealing Cannabis Cash From Armored Cars, Saying His Deputies ‘Are Not Highway Robbers’

The settlement came after the Justice Department agreed to return more than $1 million in proceeds from state-licensed marijuana businesses in California.

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May 6, 2022 5:30 am

California Is Forcing Smokers To Buy More Dangerous Products

Banning less harmful tobacco alternatives is not a way to improve public health.

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May 5, 2022 1:30 pm

A New Report Explains How California Screwed Up Marijuana Legalization

Heavy regulation, high taxes, and local bans combined to cripple the legal cannabis industry, which accounts for just a third of the state’s pot market.

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April 29, 2022 5:00 am

Stop Using Legislation To Virtue Signal

Both Republicans and Democrats are abusing states’ police powers to achieve performative political goals. They should stop.

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April 29, 2022 2:10 am

California Is So Screwed Up, People Can’t Even Hold Festivals Any More

The Gilroy Garlic Festival was a beloved community event drawing over 100,000 people, only to be snuffed out by California’s lawsuit madness.

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April 29, 2022 1:00 am

Brickbat: With Honors

Following an outcry by students and parents, the San Diego Unified School District said that some, but not all, of the honors classes at Patrick Henry High School that had been cut will be restored. Principal Michelle Irwin said she was cutting the classes for equity reasons, saying she wanted to remove the stigma from…

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