Tag Archives: California

A Dutch Perspective of CA

by Jack My daughter just arrived from Holland and having now lived in both CA and Holland she contrasted life here and there.  She had some surprising and not so surprising perspectives.  Her observations compared Amsterdam to Los Angeles and … Continue reading

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California – Perfect Example of What Not to Be as a State

Posted by Jack My wife and I live in the San Francisco Bay Area.  But like 46% of Bay area residents in a June 2018 Bay Area Council poll, we are considering leaving California.   Arizona looks like our destination although … Continue reading

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Dreams of a Perfect Unicornia Go Awry. . . Again

by Jack (Arrests made at illegal pot dispensary in Compton, CA) Dreams of a Perfect Unicornia Go Awry. . . Again Let us legalize marijuana, let us turn it into a huge taxpaying cash crop and let the State of … Continue reading

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A Look in Review – Ca Dumbest Laws of 2018

by Tom Donnelly The Marxist-Progressives who control California have made their priorities clear (and they’ve faced no real opposition from the timid Republicans): make life easier for criminals and illegal aliens and criminal illegal aliens, while cracking down on law-abiding … Continue reading

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Gov. Browns Signs Water Bill

Posted by Jack To all my smart friends who saw it coming and fled this state….congratulations! You must be breathing a sigh of relief about now, knowing you made an incredibly wise move as CA raised taxes, increased regulations, caused … Continue reading

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Say Hello to My Little Friend, the New Retroactive Text Tax

by Jack Hot off the wire… the new CA governor and his pals are preparing a new tax for 2019, a “text tax” on cell phones to be precise. This tax is to be retroactive for 5 years and will … Continue reading

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To Build or Not to Build, That is the Question

by Jack Our hearts go out to those of you who have lost so much.  The scope of this tragedy is almost unimaginable.   However, the outpouring of volunteers and donations has been almost miraculous!  This is indeed a very special … Continue reading

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Paradise Lost – The Fire of the Century

by Jack Fire Update:  90,000 acres – 9 confirmed deaths The huge CAMP fire is still ongoing, so there is no way to accurately report on the devastation wrought on Paradise, a town of about 30,000.  Nor will we know … Continue reading

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Raging Wild Fire – Paradise Threatened

by Jack CAMP fire update, 8 Nov. 2018, 1700 hours- Chico, CA:  The fire’s point of origin appears to be from a remote area near the Feather River.  However, we do not have any confirmation on this as of yet. … Continue reading

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A Faint Light Shines at the end of the Tunnel

by Jack Dems won the House, GOP won the Senate and there was no discernable referendum on Trump’s presidency. Despite the hopes of democrats and the fears of Republicans, the blue tidal wave never got beyond a ripple in the … Continue reading

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