Never Mind, Jake. It’s California
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » CALIFORNIA WATCH: Crumbling Roads? Let’s Build Bike Lanes!  Plus this: “A Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Development Committee backgrounder from last July noted that ‘68 percent of California’s roads are in ‘poor’ or ‘mediocre’ condition, putting … Continue reading

Thank God I’m Getting Out of the Seceded Nation of California
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California Passes ‘Gunpocalypse’: War on 2nd Amendment According to the Firearms Policy Coalition, the bills break down this way: SB 880: Bans common and constitutionally protected firearms that have magazine locking devices. SB 894: Re-victimizes victims by criminalizing the failure … Continue reading

What Is The World Coming To?
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State Tax Changes Taking Effect July 1, 2016 | Tax Foundation Gasoline Tax California California’s gas tax rate consists of two main components: a primary excise tax and a sales tax of 2.25 percent. The primary excise tax is adjusted … Continue reading

In the end…
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It all comes down to a Candidate having that certain something that connects to the voters… On the Left hand, you have this: But on the Trumping hand, you have this: I know which one would get my vote. You? … Continue reading

Why The Hell Is This Showing Up In My Facebook Feed As One of My “Upcoming Events?”
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I mean, jeez….Vote for Bolshevik Bernie? Not hardly.  Not in this life. … Continue reading

Picture This Happening In Texas
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San Jose Mayor Justifies Mob Violence | The Weekly Standard Thousands of Americans participated in that most benign of civic rituals in San Jose, California, on Thursday night: seeing a presidential candidate speak. Of course, that candidate was Donald Trump, … Continue reading

I see dead people!
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And they’re… voting. Even worse: they’re voting Republican! … Continue reading

In California, Loretta Sanchez is a “Conservative”
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Not So Fast, Kamala Harris | City Journal In the wacky world of California politics, it’s a virtual certainty that no Republican will make it past the June 7 primary in the race to succeed retiring U.S. senator Barbara Boxer. … Continue reading

Will California Voter Turnout Be YUGE For Trump?
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Early L.A. County Voter Turnout Trumping 2012 by 350% – Breitbart In the first five days of early voting in Los Angeles County, turnout figures reveal that 3.5 times as many voters logged their votes in California’s primary election as … Continue reading

Battle Los Angeles!
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…dit…dit…da…dit…dit… …dit…dit…da…dit…dit… …dit…dit…da…dit…dit… We interrupt our ongoing coverage of the Most Important Primary Evah! at The Crossroads of America, Hoosierville, err… Indiana, to bring you this report from the next Most Important Primary Evah! – California! A clash of the … Continue reading

Trump: We’re Grand Now
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Donald Trump Moves to Unify GOP at California Party Convention – Breitbart “As of today, we have 1,001 [delegates]. We just broke the thousand mark,” he said. “We are going to close this thing out soon, now that we cracked … Continue reading

Why California Ain’t Texas
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These aren't "protesters" — violent thugs have broken through barricades & are trying to bust into building to get Trump. Total 3rd World! — Ann Coulter (@AnnCoulter) April 29, 2016 If a mob of foreign invaders tried this in Texas, … Continue reading

Second Amendment Becoming Null and Void In California
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‘GunMeggedon’ in California With More Gun, Magazine Bans – Breitbart California lawmakers launched a full frontal assault on the state’s few remaining Second Amendment freedoms by passing more gun restrictions and magazine bans out of committee on Tuesday. The Firearms Policy … Continue reading

Ed Driscoll Has Gone To Texas
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Gone to Texas | PJ Media On Friday, March 25, I posted the announcement at Instapundit that, like so many Red Staters trapped in collapsing Blue States before me, I had Gone to Texas. But getting there involved a week … Continue reading

Gun Runners, Sex Perverts – Hey, It’s California, Jake
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Mayor-Turned-Child-Sex Offender Arrested at School–Again Former Pittsburg, California mayor Marcelino Vasquez — a convicted sex offender — was arrested outside a school last week for the third time in five months. Pittsburg police Capt. Ron Raman stated that Vasquez was … Continue reading

The Secession State
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » FIRST AMENDMENT COVERS EVERYBODY … EXCEPT DONORS TO CONSERVATIVE AND TEA PARTY NON-PROFITS: That’s… FIRST AMENDMENT COVERS EVERYBODY … EXCEPT DONORS TO CONSERVATIVE AND TEA PARTY NON-PROFITS: That’s apparently the view of California Attorney General … Continue reading

California Vomit
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Winter Vomiting Virus Explodes in California – Breitbart Odd. I’d assumed that the “vomiting virus” was a year-round thing here in the Golden State. I certainly feel the urge on an almost daily basis. … Continue reading

Here Are The Weapons the San Bernadino Muslim Mass Murderers Used In Their Terrorist Slaughter
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Rifles Used in San Bernardino Shooting Illegal Under State Law – WSJ The two semiautomatic rifles were versions of the popular AR-15 model, according to San Bernardino officials. One was made by DPMS Inc., and the other by Smith & … Continue reading

I’m With Glenn Reynolds: End the Hollywood Tax Credits
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Film tax credits, new media outlets help revive L.A.’s entertainment economy – LA Times Hollywood is not just having a banner year at the box office — the backlot is booming too. California’s decision last year to offer more generous … Continue reading

Welcome to the The People’s Socialist Republic of Alta Aztlan
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Gov. Brown approves automatic voter registration for Californians – LA Times “It’s removing the first barrier to voting, which is registration,” said Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), the bill’s author, on Saturday. “It’s going to lead to millions more Californians … Continue reading

The California Secession Is Now Complete
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San Diego State forces students to take down American flag Two students at San Diego State University have been threatened with expulsion for hanging American, Coast Guard, and Army flags from the balcony of their on-campus apartment. The school says … Continue reading

Carly Fiorina: A Perfect California Republican Politician
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Useless Idiots | Human Events Most alarmingly, Trump brought up immigration. The Democrats thought they had this one in the bag — they’d worked it all out with Republicans! Both sides had agreed: I won’t talk about it if you … Continue reading

Big of Them
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Sheriff: We’ll get judicial approval—not a warrant—when using stingray | Ars Technica The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department (SCSD) announced a new cell-site-simulator policy earlier this week, saying that it would seek “judicial authorization” when deploying the devices, which are also … Continue reading

California Assumes Role of God, Trumps Federal Law
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Deportation Protection for Immigrant Crime Victims Hits Brown’s Desk A bill granting deportation protection to illegal immigrants in California who have been the victim of a violent crime is currently awaiting signature from Gov. Jerry Brown. SB 674, or, the … Continue reading

California’s Growing Pains
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Texas emerges as top destination for Californians fleeing state – Washington Times Californians fled the state in unprecedented numbers over the last decade, and their primary destination was Texas, according to an analysis issued Monday. About 5 million Californians departed … Continue reading

Living Under The California Oligarchy
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Environmental Waste by John Seiler, City Journal August 21, 2015 De Leon and Steyer have been super-glued together of late. As the Bakersfield Californianreported, “Steyer, a major donor to Democrats nationwide, is pouring money into the California Capitol, and de … Continue reading

California Fails To Crete Green Jobs, But Does Create Billions of Green Graft
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My Way News – AP EXCLUSIVE: California measure fails to create green jobs SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three years after California voters passed a ballot measure to raise taxes on corporations and generate clean energy jobs by funding energy-efficiency projects … Continue reading

Bringing It All Back Home, Jerry Brown Style
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In The Rush To Kill Their Lawns, Californians Are Killing Their Trees The good news yesterday that California cut urban water use by 27% came with a sad asterisk. In their frenzy to disable their sprinklers and eradicate every inch … Continue reading

Between a Devil…And a Blue Dress
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Strange Tales in a One-Party State by Steven Greenhut, City Journal May 21, 2015 A strange story has emerged from the California Department of Justice. An aide to Attorney General Kamala Harris named Brandon Kiel was busted along with two … Continue reading

Bad News For California Concealed Carry
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Ninth Circuit to Rehear Peruta En Banc ? Well, because at present there is a pronounced circuit split on the question of “good cause” requirements. Indeed, as Dave Kopel observed at the time that Peruta was initially decided: Today’s decision … Continue reading

The World Turned Upside Down: California In Play for 2016?
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CALIFORNIA MAY BE IN PLAY FOR 2016; A new poll conducted in California by the Emerson College Polling Society (ECPS) suggests that the perennially blue state, which has not been won by a Republican presidential candidate since 1988, may be … Continue reading

Meanwhile, the “Golden” State Continues to Fall Apart
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An Engineered Drought by Victor Davis Hanson, City Journal April 2, 2015 California governor Jerry Brown had little choice but to issue a belated, state-wide mandate to reduce water usage by 25 percent. How such restrictions will affect Californians remains … Continue reading

The Friendly Fascists of California
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Congresswoman Says Kids Should Be Drug-Tested Before They Can Inherit — California Political Review Democratic Rep. Linda Sanchez offered a baffling defense of the death tax Wednesday during a hearing examining the sometimes unbearable burden it places on family farms … Continue reading

Of Course We’re Boned
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Gov. Moonbeam Can Give Illegals Licenses, But Can’t Make Them Pass the Test | FrontPage Magazine Clearly the test is biased. It needs to focus less on negatives like who they aren’t allowed to run over and focus more on … Continue reading