California Commentary

July 20, 2014
Jon Coupal's picture

Given California‚Äôs many serious problems, including high unemployment, a listless economy and drought, one might think our Sacramento politicians would not have time on their hands to promote laws that have no force or effect in California. But they would be wrong.  Read more >>

  • July 23, 2014

    A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) testing Obamacare's effectiveness in verifying applicants identity and citizenship status found 11 of 12 fictitious applicants were accepted, reports The Blaze. Republicans in Congress requested the GAO analysis amid numerous recent setbacks for Obamacare including concerns the program is vulnerable to waste and fraud.

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  • July 23, 2014

    Orange County government employees who have worked 30 years received an average pension benefit of $73,875 in 2013 writes Robert Fellner in UnionWatch. Some Orange County retirees who held highly-paid positions receive six figure pensions, which critics contend are excessive when compared with private sector benefits.

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  • July 18, 2014

    A newly released map from the State Board of Equalization offers a visual aid for taxpayers and also a sales tax lookup tool by zip code, reports the Victorville Daily Press. Generally, communities in Los Angeles County and the San Francisco Bay area pay the highest sales taxes.

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California taxpayers are already paying some of the nation's highest taxes. You can help us fight back! Make a donation to the "No New Taxes" Committee, a project of the HJTA. Then contact your legislators in Sacramento and tell them "No New Taxes!"


This video from CBS 13 in Sacramento explains why. Click here to watch.