Jerry Brown, California Legislature, Reach Cap-and-Trade Extension Deal

California Governor Jerry Brown announced Tuesday evening that he had reached a deal with both chambers of the state legislature to extend the Golden State’s “cap-and-trade” program beyond its original expiration date in 2020. Brown, Senate President pro Tem Kevin de Continue reading Jerry Brown, California Legislature, Reach Cap-and-Trade Extension Deal

San Francisco’s ban on menthol cigarettes is liberalism at its worst

In San Francisco, megalomaniacal tech millionaires gorge themselves on exorbitantly priced plates of nettle fazzoletti while thousands of people live in unimaginable squalor. If you are interested in dropping some coin to attend a live performance of something called Public Disgrace, featuring Continue reading San Francisco’s ban on menthol cigarettes is liberalism at its worst

Independence Day about natural rights, not privileges bestowed by politicians

Photo courtesy Fabi Fliervoet, flickr On July Fourth, Americans celebrate the ideals of the Declaration of Independence — life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. But these three principles aside, we often forget the underlying, truly radical ideas the Declaration Continue reading Independence Day about natural rights, not privileges bestowed by politicians