Category Archives: Taxes

Carbon Dioxide in perspective by The Galileo Movement

Australia is part of our planet and, “What Goes Around, Comes Around” so …… Interesting, simple, 3-minute presentation of the CO2 issue. A physical model used to illustrate something that is totally lost on almost every American. Watch this video … Continue reading

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Charles Murray’s field guide to civil disobedience

In his provocative new book, “By the People,” acclaimed social scientist and bestselling author Charles Murray shows us why we can no longer hope to roll back the power of the federal government through the normal political process.. Graphic by … Continue reading

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Feeling the AB-32 Pinch at the Pump

Across the nation lower gas price are having the same effect as a tax cut, people are spending the extra cash and in many states the economy is picking up steam.  Not so much in California. From the CalWatchDog Although … Continue reading

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The Union-Driven Crisis That Could Be Coming to a City Near You

Steven Moore writing in the Daily Signal. For “Outrageous Government Scam of 2014,” it’s hard to compete with the news of the supersized public employee pensions in California. If you haven’t already heard: In 2013, an assistant fire chief in … Continue reading

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If ERC Creates Jobs, Can We Fill Them?

Here are some stats to ponders The LA Times has some details: “Rents are going up very rapidly, as well as housing prices,” said Hans Johnson, a migration expert who is a senior fellow at the Public Policy Institute of … Continue reading

Posted in California, Economics, Jobs and Economy, Taxes | 3 Comments

Grubergate Video

This video perfectly encapsulates why the imbroglio surrounding Gruber’s comments has the potential to blow the debate over the Affordable Care Act wide open. For a law which enjoys a popularity rating of 37 percent, Obamacare supporters can scarcely afford … Continue reading

Posted in Health Care, Taxes

Thinking Like “Flatlanders” to Save Local Economy?

With Progressive in the state capital tying to destroy capitalism, supported by our local cohort of lefty liberals who embrace the economic stupidity coming from Sacramento, this County is in deep economic trouble. Closed retail stores, restaurants closed or closing, … Continue reading

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Nevada City Supports Bad Anthropogenic Science

The following was published in The Union about an up coming energy workshop: The [Nevada City] council plans to obtain public input through an upcoming community workshop that is yet to be scheduled. Under the PG&E program, the Sierra Business … Continue reading

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Nevada County to Lose Jobs in 2015 Due to “Hidden Gas Tax”

I have written about the impact of AB-32 on Nevada County many times in the past. Now others are doing an assessment of the impact on California. An economic analysis of the new gas tax going into effect 1 Jan … Continue reading

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No Relief – AB-32 Gas Tax Delay Bill Dies in Legislature

The concerned Democrat’s bill to delay the implementation of the AB-32 fuel price increase, which takes effect on 1 Jan 2015, did not make it through the progressive controlled legislature. Duh. It was an attack on the progressive’s anthropogenic global … Continue reading

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